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  1.    WFA launches Global Marketer of the Year 2022
    Content marketingCreativityBrand purposeBrand reputationMarketing capabilitiesMarketing operationsOrganisation & structureMarketing effectiveness

    WFA launches Global Marketer of the Year 2022

    Partners with The Drum to celebrate global and regional marketers and the work…

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  2.    Take note: 5 back-to-school lessons for marketers
    Marketing capabilitiesMarketing operations

    Take note: 5 back-to-school lessons for marketers

    Raja Rajamannar, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Mastercard and WFA President, shares five lessons to help marketers…

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  3.    Spotlight: Think with Google - Evolving the role of apps for Businesses in APAC

    Spotlight: Think with Google - Evolving the role of apps for Businesses in APAC

    Repositioning apps for Businesses in APAC. 

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  4.    Benchmark: Members’ thoughts on Ebiquity acquiring MediaPath
    Media measurementMarketing technologyData & analyticsMarketing technology

    Benchmark: Members’ thoughts on Ebiquity acquiring MediaPath

    A WFA member was looking for reviews of GMP365

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  5.    Benchmark: Exploring Innovative Agency Models
    Agency managementAgency remuneration & contractsAgency review & pitchingAgency rostersOrganisation & structure

    Benchmark: Exploring Innovative Agency Models

    A WFA member was looking at adopting a media agency model that incorporates multiple agencies working together globally. The member…

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  6.    Benchmark: Negotiations with tech titans or big digital platforms
    Value of advertisingMarketing procurement

    Benchmark: Negotiations with tech titans or big digital platforms

    WFA member benchmark on obtaining savings or other forms of value when negotiating with tech titans or big platforms.

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  7.    Alcohol Marketing Road Test
    Alcohol marketing

    Alcohol Marketing Road Test

    Deciding if an ad is irresponsible or targets minors is a tricky business. It is rarely black and white.

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  8.    Clients and Creativity
    Self-regulationCreativity

    Clients and Creativity

    With creative communications effectiveness on the decline, what can brand owners do to reverse the decline and drive sustainable…

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  9.    Charting a new course in media for 2022 and beyond
    Ad fraud & verificationAudience measurementBrand safetyChannelsMedia governanceMedia transparencyProgrammaticBrand safety

    Charting a new course in media for 2022 and beyond

    WFA asked major multinational clients to reflect on what the global media industry should prioritise moving forward. Matt Green,…

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  10.    Marketing facing “worst-ever” talent crisis
    Media governanceMarketing capabilities

    Marketing facing “worst-ever” talent crisis

    Data and analytics, eCommerce and measurement top skills shortage

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  11.    Media’s got talent?

    Media’s got talent?

    This joint WFA and MediaSense study examining global media talent was launched in May 2022 on the back of the Media2025 research…

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  12.    Insight & Strategy | Ford: Very Gay Raptor
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Insight & Strategy | Ford: Very Gay Raptor

    How a car brand stood up against discrimination on social media and earned 184 million impressions in the process.

    This…

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  13.    Case study | Motor Neurone Disease New Zealand: David’s Unusables

    Case study | Motor Neurone Disease New Zealand: David’s Unusables

    Non-profit hijacks online auction platform to educate about the effects of Motor Neurone Disease.

    This article was…

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  14.    Case study | FELGTB: #RealVoicesOfPride
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Case study | FELGTB: #RealVoicesOfPride

    Non-profit leverages lip sync feature on TikTok to give oppressed members of the LGBTQ+ community a voice

    This article was…

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  15.    Insight & Strategy | WeCapital: Data Tienda
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Insight & Strategy | WeCapital: Data Tienda

    How a financial institution played on a cultural insight to rebuild the credit histories and promote the financial inclusion of…

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  16.    WFA Better Marketing Pod Ep 19: On redefining creative excellence with David Droga
    Brand purposeMarketing operationsOrganisation & structure

    WFA Better Marketing Pod Ep 19: On redefining creative excellence with David Droga

    WFA podcast host, David Wheldon, speaks with David Droga, CEO and Creative Chairman of Accenture Song, about his journey from the…

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  17.    Benchmark: Online communities and advisory boards
    Marketing effectiveness

    Benchmark: Online communities and advisory boards

    A member of the WFA Insight Forum is looking for partnering with agencies for online communities and advisory boards

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  18.    Agency Roster Transformation
    Agency managementAgency rostersOrganisation & structure

    Agency Roster Transformation

    In-housing benefits as advertisers seek to respond to digital, Covid, sustainability and diversity and inclusion challenges

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  19.    Agency rosters face ongoing reform and revamps
    Agency managementAgency rostersOrganisation & structure

    Agency rosters face ongoing reform and revamps

    In-housing benefits as advertisers seek to respond to digital, Covid, sustainability and diversity and inclusion challenges, shows…

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  20.    Benchmark: Social media compromises/hacks
    Ad fraud & verificationBrand safetyChannelsBrand safety

    Benchmark: Social media compromises/hacks

    WFA member benchmark on how to manage social media hacks

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  21.    Spotlight:  Navigating global media demand and pricing – July 2022
    Marketing capabilities

    Spotlight: Navigating global media demand and pricing – July 2022

    Join Mark Gallagher (EVP Global Investment) at Omnicom Media Group as we dig into global media pricing trends in the second half of…

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