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Creative thinking theme for talk

Understanding the basics of creative thinking and how marketers can harness it is the theme of the Marketing Society’s Working with Creativity morning seminar. Consultant and author of ‘Everyone is Creative’ Michael Atavar and the IMI’s executive learning director Fabio Grassi will present talks in the Morrison Hotel on Thursday, April 10. Following the event, […]

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China’s Great Wall joins Paddy’s Day party

The iconic Great Wall of China will become the Green Wall of China this weekend when it goes green for the first time ever to celebrate St Patrick’s Day, joining Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening 2014. The installation of green lights on the famous wall will be made possible by the combined efforts of the Irish […]

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MCCP celebrates International Women's Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day tomorrow, MCCP, run by Kay McCarthy (above), has created a visual reflection on some of the different roles and strengths of women throughout history to the present day. The video features many well-known and respected women down the years. MCCP is asking viewers to share the video and tweet them […]

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Marketing Society talks creativity

The Marketing Society will host a breakfast seminar on the power of creativity in early March. Three marketing experts will discuss how creative thinking, contact strategy and work sells more, whether it is by way of strategic development, creative execution or how marketers talk to consumers. The speakers are Andy Sandoz, D&AD board member, Agency […]

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ICAD salutes Johnny Ferguson

The Institute of Creative Advertising & Design (ICAD) is to pay tribute to adman and screenwriter Johnny Ferguson who died last year from cancer at the age of 50. In memory of their former president, ICAD will stage a show of 14 short films entitled Creative Shorts III at 7pm in the Sugar Club on […]

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Institute launches career series

To help marketers become adept at career management, the Marketing Institute has teamed up with Alternatives to create a series of four bespoke marketing career advisory sessions. The sessions are designed for anyone who wants to keep abreast of developments in the marketing job market. Expert views will be provided on career advancement. The series […]

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Curran to address RTS

RTÉ director general Noel Curran will deliver the keynote speech at this year’s Royal Television Society (RTS) Northern Ireland Dan Gilbert memorial lecture in the Europa Hotel in Belfast next Thursday. With over 20 years of experience in Irish broadcasting, Curran’s talk promises to “offer an insight into the challenges faced by RTÉ in a […]

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O’Reilly woman of the year

European ombudsman Emily O’Reilly has been named the Irish Tatler Woman of the Year at a gala dinner in the Four Seasons hotel. The former journalist was the first woman to be elected ombudsman in Ireland. Having spent ten years in the job, she was recently chosen for the role at European level, based in […]

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Murphy for Marketing Society lunch

Comedian Barry Murphy will be the special guest at the Marketing Society Christmas lunch next month. A co-founder of The Comedy Cellar in Dublin, he is considered to be one of Ireland’s most talented stand-ups. He is best known for his role in the Apres Match post-football match sketch on RTE Two, alongside Risteard Cooper […]

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BrandScience boss for AAI talk

Sally Dickersen, chief executive officer of Omnicom Media Group’s BrandScience marketing effectiveness division, is among the speakers who will address the Association of Advertisers  in Ireland (AAI) Nuts & Bolts of Advertising seminar on return on marketing investment (ROMI) this month. An Oxford College maths graduate, Dickersen joined Mars as a market research analyst. In […]

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Society to discuss big data

The Marketing Society will debate the issue of big data and whether it might mean a new world of perfectly targeted messaging for connected consumers, delivering profit at the touch of a button. Is it true or is it all hype? Will big data evaporate amid privacy fears, confusion and the technical difficulty of getting […]

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James for post-Budget talk

Three speakers will guide Marketing Society members through the implications for consumers and the likely impact on media strategy from next week’s Budget. Friends First chief economist Jim Power, Margaret Gilsenan, planning director, Boys and Girls and Mark James (pictured), group business director, Carat, will speak at the breakfast seminar being held in the Smock […]

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Teeling to address An Post event

Cooley Distillery founder Dr John Teeling is the headline speaker for the fifth annual An Post Grow My Business conference in Croke Park Stadium on Thursday, October 24.  About 250 delegates from Irish small and medium sized (SMEs) businesses will attend the event. Dr Teeling will speak on the experiences and strategies that saw him […]

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