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  1.    Meet the Global Marketer of the Year 2020 nominees: Jane Wakely, Mars

    Meet the Global Marketer of the Year 2020 nominees: Jane Wakely, Mars

    Jane Wakely, Lead CMO at Mars Inc, is one of the six global marketers shortlisted for this year's WFA Global Marketer of the Year…

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  2.    Benchmark: Agency collaboration
    Agency management

    Benchmark: Agency collaboration

    WFA member survey on KPIs, success factors and challenges for agency collaboration.

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  3.    WFA Better Marketing Pod Ep 3: In conversation with Sir Martin Sorrell

    WFA Better Marketing Pod Ep 3: In conversation with Sir Martin Sorrell

    David Wheldon speaks with Sir Martin Sorrell

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  4.    Sourcing Forum meeting overview (December 2020)
    Marketing procurement

    Sourcing Forum meeting overview (December 2020)

    Overview of the Sourcing Forum held remotely on December 2, 2020

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  5.    WFA Forum Chairs look back on 2020

    WFA Forum Chairs look back on 2020

    We asked the chairs of our WFA working groups to reflect on what 2020 meant for the global media, marketing and digital policy…

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  6.    WFA CEO: “Build Back Better has started”

    WFA CEO: “Build Back Better has started”

    An extraordinary year has seen extraordinary changes, some for the better. WFA CEO Stephan Loerke looks forward to 2021.

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  7.    My favourite campaign of 2020…
    Creativity

    My favourite campaign of 2020…

    Six industry leaders highlight the work that has impressed them most this year.

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  8.    10 Predictions for 2021
    Media governanceSelf-regulationMarketing capabilitiesMarketing operationsMarketing procurementOrganisation & structure

    10 Predictions for 2021

    It wouldn’t be the holidays without some crystal ball gazing. The WFA team predicts what will happen next year both in the…

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  9.    2020’s top trends in food marketing regulation
    Food marketingMarketing to children

    2020’s top trends in food marketing regulation

    WFA Senior Policy Manager, Rebecka Allén, highlights this year's top events or trends in food marketing regulation

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  10.    DGX meeting overview (December 2020)
    Digital policyMarketing lawData collection & privacy

    DGX meeting overview (December 2020)

    Overview of the Digital Governance Exchange (DGX) meeting held remotely on 1 December, 2020

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  11.    Spotlight: The impact of the pandemic on the agency business
    Agency managementAgency remuneration & contractsMarketing procurement

    Spotlight: The impact of the pandemic on the agency business

    Structures, financial and predictions – what WFA members should watch out for.

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  12.    The end of the cookie
    Ad fraud & verificationData collection & privacyData-driven marketing

    The end of the cookie

    Advertisers need to prepare to remodel their approach to data-driven marketing. WFA's Director of Global Media Services, Matt Green,…

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  13.    Webinar: 10 trends shaping food marketing regulation in 2020
    Food marketingMarketing law

    Webinar: 10 trends shaping food marketing regulation in 2020

    A closer look at the latest regulatory trends to restrict food and beverage marketing as a response to the global obesity…

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  14.    Benchmark: Savings targets & definitions, tactical marketing procurement & PO approval
    Marketing procurement

    Benchmark: Savings targets & definitions, tactical marketing procurement & PO approval

    WFA member survey on savings targets & definitions, tactical marketing procurement & PO approval.

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  15.    Benchmark: Global Category Management - E-commerce
    Marketing procurement

    Benchmark: Global Category Management - E-commerce

    WFA member survey on the category management of e-commerce / digital commerce initiatives by marketing procurement.

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