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  • Court-side seating at the Australian Open brought fans even closer to the action
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    Game. Set. Match: Experiences.

    Increasingly, there’s a new approach to watching sports that’s catching the attention of brands and codes alike, and making the experience even more memorable. Whether it’s the roar of the crowd, the…

  • Mirry Christmus – Air New Zealand has fun with their authentic tone of voice in a new Christmas campaign
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    12 Creative Connections – Our Christmas Countdown

    How brands can create something truly magical at Christmas (or to be honest, any time of year). As the year draws to a close, and the festive season gets into full swing,…

  • Wickens' new brand identity
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    A Fresh Brand Identity for Wickens

    Inspired by place. Driven by passion. Crafted with precision. Head approximately 260 kilometres west of Melbourne, and at the foot of Mount Sturgeon in the southern tip of the beautiful Great Dividing…

  • Take a moment to be mindful
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    Why Today’s Marketers Won’t Survive Without Mindfulness

    Bob Dylan said it best – “…the times, they are a-changin’.” And for marketers, a-changin’ they are – never more so than in this current moment. Stepping into the workplace in the…

  • Eduardo Kobra paints a series of murals for Rio Olympics, 2016
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    Bringing Brands and Arts Organisations Together

    As the government coffers dry up, arts organisations need to get better at talking to brands, and brands need to wake up to the art opportunity that they’ve been missing out on.…

  • 5 Steps to Building a Brand Experience
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    5 Steps to Building a Brand Experience

    A brand experience platform can help to bridge the marketing/HR divide to drive tangible bottom line results, writes Karen Monaghan. With today’s consumers considering the values and cultural attributes of businesses before purchase…

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    Why Car Brands Can’t Advertise Their Way Out of This One

    There’s something inherently wrong with the two least-trusted professions – car salespeople and advertisers – trying to convince people to make the second biggest purchase decision of their lives, writes Taryn Atkinson.…

  • Photo by Clem Onojeghuo on Unsplash
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    What The Heck Is Immersive Customer Experience?

    It sounds a little like a Monty Python sketch. “So, apart from the scams… and the rising costs… and only a single category linking creativity and effectiveness… and Publicis withdrawing from entering… and…

  • Photo by Dawid Małecki on Unsplash
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    Yes, You Can Measure Brand Experience

    Marketers often believe brand experience or experiential marketing can’t be measured. And we all know that in today’s data-driven marketing environment, it’s almost impossible to mobilise budget for activity without having tangible…

  • A panel at Mumbrella360
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    Agencies are Failing to Solve Actual Business Problems? No Kidding!

    In order to fully benefit their clients, agencies need to start solving actual business problems rather than simply doing some “fancy photoshopping”, writes agency director Tyson Carr. At the recent Mumbrella360 conference,…