The IPM is delighted to announce that the results from its latest IPM Diploma, and Incentive and Motivation Diploma intakes achieved phenomenal results.
Both courses achieved a 100% pass rate; with 60% of candidates achieving a credit and 9% receiving a distinction in the IPM Diploma. Some 40% of candidates achieved a credit or distinction in their final mark for the Incentive and Motivation Diploma.
The IPM Diploma, which involves a series of assignments and a set brief that has to be completed within a six-month period, is seen as the best possible grounding for those responsible for running promotions within the UK and mainland Europe. [more…]
The Super Bowl’s done and dusted but the ad wars will linger on, with claim and counter claim as to which did well and which didn’t. We’ll cover this intelligence (if such it be) as and when but here’s a pretty fair selection courtesy of the Guardian (feel free to ignore the trying-very-hard-to-be-funny commentary).
Here’s one from Jeep and agency Iris that didn’t surface before the Bowl, of the ‘heroic’ school of advertising that may be a bit over the top but comes as a welcome change from all those celeb-packed comic efforts. It topped Adweek’s top five.
Online retailing specialist Summit has continued its phenomenal growth in 2015, being appointed by Furniture Village, the UK’s largest independent retailer of its type, to refresh its digital search strategy.
Summit will be responsible for driving the furniture retailer’s SEO strategy, using its insight-led approach to help increase Furniture Village’s overall revenue.
M&C Saatchi has created an integrated campaign to drive the relaunch of East Midlands Trains establishing a stronger identity for the brand and deeper engagement with the passengers and communities they serve.
The campaign, entitled, Trains on the outside. People on the inside, will run from 3rd February, leading with regional TV. There will be three different TV ads running for several weeks; all based on heart-warming true stories and customer experiences of East Midlands Trains’ service.
The rise of measuring facial expressions/emotions to improve advertising is getting hotter. Following Apple's purchase of Emotient, here's the news that MediaCom is partnering globally with Realeyes to use emotion measurement tech to improve the quality and placement of its clients' video ads.
This is the first partnership of its kind for a media agency. MediaCom will look to apply this across its client roster including brands such as P&G, Coca Cola, GSK, Shell, SONY Mobile and VW.