Global News

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28/07/2011

The Advertisers Business Group's (Gulf Cooperation Council) new Board of Directors reports on key initiatives

The new ABG Board members have been officially announced on July 20th, 2011 with the nomination of the Chairman, Mr. Fadi Ghosn (see picture), the Vice Chairman, Mr. Raef Labaki, and members of the board, Mr. Ghayath Sioufi, Mr. Vincenzo Ventricelli, Mr. Chris Saldanha, Mr. Rami Damanhouri, Mr. David Porter.
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28/07/2011

UBA (Belgium) to organise its yearly CEO Breakfast event

The next CEO Breakfast will take place on September 9th 2011, with confirmed CEOs from the media sector, advertisers and UBA's Board of Directors.
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28/07/2011

CANA (China) to set up a Marketers Network

The China Association of National Advertisers (CANA) Marketers Network is a new group exclusively for national and multinational client-side marketing leaders who are working in China.
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28/07/2011

Sveriges Annonsörer (Sweden) to launch a new set of free Media Smart teaching materials

Media Smart has launched a brand new set of free teaching materials for children in lower primary school.
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28/07/2011

ISA (India) holds successful Social Media Seminar

The Indian Society of Advertisers' (ISA) Chairman, Bharat Patel welcomed 42 participants to their Seminar on Advertising & Social Media, end of March 2011.
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15/07/2011

Children's Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative announces nutritional criteria in US

These uniform nutrition criteria, designed by CFBAI and top food industry scientists and nutritionists, will further strengthen voluntary efforts to change child-directed food advertising.
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12/07/2011

WFA webinar on new EU cookies rule

On 12 July WFA hosted a webinar highlighting all the things marketers need to know about the new e-Privacy Directive.
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30/06/2011

Worldwide ad market approaches $500 billion

Advertising spending around the world is projected to increase 3.9% this year to more than $494 billion.
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