The winners of the ninth annual Internationalist Awards for Innovation in Media have been announced. From India there were four entries that bagged the awards. They include Lintas Media Group, OMD India, Media Direction and Godrej Hershey.
Following the global development of Research in Motion’s (RIM) popular handset brand BlackBerry brand appointing BBDO Worldwide to handle its worldwide creative responsibilities, BBDO India too has begun work on the business in India.
In a strategic move to capture a significant share of the growing sports market, Zzebra Public Relations has launched Zzebra Sports, touted as the country’s first integrated sports communications firm.
It is understood that Spice Mobile has decided on its media AOR and the account is headed to OMD India. The business’ spends is pegged in the region of Rs 100-125 crore. The pitch had seen the participation of some of the leading media agencies.
Anil Kakar, who had quit IBD India in June 2010 as Executive Creative Director, has announced his own venture called ‘Gasoline’, which aims to be a ‘complete creative communications partner’.
May’s gone, June here and with the change of the month, monsoon is here! It’s time to wash away the heat and start a whole new season of monsoon with a shower of events. Tasneem Limbdiwala is all geared up!
Close on the heels of bagging the Skoda account, Saatchi & Saatchi has added online marketplace OLX’s business to its kitty following a multi-agency pitch. As per industry sources, the account size is pegged at Rs 10 crore.