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  1.    Sourcing Forum meeting overview (October 2021)
    Marketing procurement

    Sourcing Forum meeting overview (October 2021)

    Overview of the Sourcing Forum held remotely on October 21, 2021.

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  2.    Majority of major multinationals now investing in gaming in APAC, WFA research
    Gaming

    Majority of major multinationals now investing in gaming in APAC, WFA research

    Senior marketers now have more knowledge and greater interest

    Expected investment has risen nearly three-fold in the last…

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  3.    The butterfly effect of global marketing transformation
    Creativity

    The butterfly effect of global marketing transformation

    The WFA’s CMO Forum boasts marketing leaders from diverse categories and geographies, yet their priorities are often…

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  4.    What’s worth keeping post pandemic
    Brand purposeBrand reputationDigital transformation

    What’s worth keeping post pandemic

    The pandemic has changed everything but what new priorities, behaviours or ways of working from the last two years would jury…

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  5.    GAMING DEMYSTIFIED 2021: Unlocking brand opportunities in video gaming
    ChannelsGamingIntegrated marketingDigital transformation

    GAMING DEMYSTIFIED 2021: Unlocking brand opportunities in video gaming

    Video gaming has risen to become bigger than other forms of entertainment. Its growth has been further super-charged by COVID-19,…

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  6.    Benchmark: Pitch Consultant Selection Criteria
    Agency review & pitchingAgency rosters

    Benchmark: Pitch Consultant Selection Criteria

    WFA member benchmark on Pitch Consultant Selection

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  7.    It's time to regulate the digital ad market
    Digital policy

    It's time to regulate the digital ad market

    The ad industry should embrace the societal benefits that new tech rules from Brussels could deliver

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  8.    Insight Forum Overview (October 2021)
    InfluencersConsumer insight

    Insight Forum Overview (October 2021)

    Meeting overview from WFA’s Insight Forum meeting on 13 October 2021, which took place remotely.

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  9.    Benchmark: Digital in-housing from agency point of view
    ProgrammaticAgency managementAgency remuneration & contractsMarketing operations

    Benchmark: Digital in-housing from agency point of view

    WFA benchmark on In-housing Digital Media, from agencies' point of view

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  10.    Case study| Cadbury Celebrations: #MyFirstRakhi
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Case study| Cadbury Celebrations: #MyFirstRakhi

    Chocolate brand celebrates Hindu festival by gifting the sense of touch to children with upper limb differences.

    This…

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  11.    Insight & Strategy | Chanel 4: Super. Human.
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Insight & Strategy | Chanel 4: Super. Human.

    How a UK broadcaster evolved its creative platform to challenge perceptions about disability and promote its Paralympics…

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  12.    In-House Forum Overview (October 2021)
    Integrated marketingMarketing capabilities

    In-House Forum Overview (October 2021)

    Meeting overview and presentations from WFA’s In-House Forum meeting on 12 October 2021, which took place…

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  13.    First-ever DEI Census reveals major challenges around family status, age, gender, ethnicity and disability
    Diversity & Inclusion

    First-ever DEI Census reveals major challenges around family status, age, gender, ethnicity and disability

    Most common forms of discrimination globally were reported on the basis of age and family…

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  14.    Spotlight: Preparing for digital media’s privacy-first future | Episode 2
    Media governanceProgrammaticData collection & privacy

    Spotlight: Preparing for digital media’s privacy-first future | Episode 2

    The changing nature of data privacy is fundamentally redefining the way in which online audiences are measured and targeted by…

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  15.    DSA/DMA Task Force Meeting Overview (October 2021)
    Digital policyMarketing law

    DSA/DMA Task Force Meeting Overview (October 2021)

    The WFA DSA Task Force met on 6 October 2021 to discuss the Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act, as well as to develop a…

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  16.    Webinar | Economist Impact presents The World Ahead: 2022
    Digital policyData collection & privacy

    Webinar | Economist Impact presents The World Ahead: 2022

    The Economist’s predictive look to the year ahead. Tom Standage shares an exclusive, first insight into the top 10 topics…

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  17.    Insight & Strategy: Naming the Invisible by Digital Birth Registration
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Insight & Strategy: Naming the Invisible by Digital Birth Registration

    How a telco proved the power of connectivity by registering undocumented children in Pakistan

    This article was originally…

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  18.    Case study | Banco Pichicha: The Unseen Players
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Case study | Banco Pichicha: The Unseen Players

    Ecuadorian bank Banco Pichicha promotes gender equality in football by staging a match with ‘invisible’…

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  19.    Case study | Degree: Trainers For Hire
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Case study | Degree: Trainers For Hire

    Deodorant brand launches campaign to tackle the lack of inclusivity in the fitness industry

    This article was originally…

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  20.    Spotlight: An update on MRC’s mission to audit audience measurement and digital platforms
    Ad fraud & verificationAudience measurementBrand safetyMedia transparencyBrand safety

    Spotlight: An update on MRC’s mission to audit audience measurement and digital platforms

    MRC updates WFA members on the factors behind Nielsen losing their MRC accreditation in the US, as well as a status on key…

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  21.    PAG Meeting Overview (September 2021)
    Digital policyMarketing lawData collection & privacy

    PAG Meeting Overview (September 2021)

    Meeting overview, presentations and briefings from WFA’s Policy Action Group (PAG) meeting on 29 September 2021.

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