VaynerMedia, AKQA, Wieden+Kennedy Shanghai and Fingerpaint Marketing Score Grand Clio Sports Awards

Clio Sports, the competition honoring creative excellence in sports marketing and advertising on a global scale, has announced the exceptional entries that earned the coveted Grand, Gold, Silver and Bronze Clio Sports Awards for 2020. VaynerMedia’s work for Budweiser was the year’s big winner, with a total of three Grand Clio Sports trophies. The agency’s “The Future Official Sponsor” campaign, which aimed to shrink the pay gap between women’s and men’s sports by way of increasing sponsorships for women’s soccer, earned top honors in Integrated Campaign, Partnerships, Social Media and…

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Rebuild the world with the LEGO Group

The LEGO Group has partnered with Future Lions, as the first client to set a new brief. Young people are encouraged to use the power of imagination and technology to create a campaign, product, or solution that will help shape the future. Celebrating its 15th year of the competition, AKQA is proud to announce LEGO Group and WIRED as official partners for Future Lions 2021. This year’s theme is a call to action for young people to showcase how creativity is an essential skill set to ‘Rebuild The World.’ The…

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AKQA awarded Best Workplace for Innovators

Creativity and openness that enables trust and a collaborative work environment for colleagues and clients are among the reasons Fast Company has recognised AKQA in its annual Best Places to Work for Innovators list. “As much of the world recovers from health, economic, and social crises, we need innovation more than ever,” said Stephanie Mehta, editor-in-chief of Fast Company. “This new list of the Best Workplaces for Innovators celebrates organisations that have fostered innovative thinking by investing in technology, research and development, and their employees.” “We used to boast about…

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AKQA launches Code of Conscience software

Despite its protective status, one-third of the world’s nature reserves are under threat from human activity. It’s hard to stop humans from destroying our planet, but we can stop the machines they use. In collaboration with NGOs from all over the world, AKQA is launching an open source software called Code of Conscience that restricts the use of heavy-duty vehicles in protected land areas. Code of Conscience uses open-source mapping data from the United Nations World Database on Protected Areas – updated monthly by NGOs, communities and governments – in…

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Future Lions 2019: Call for Entries

Future Lions, AKQA’s global student competition to unearth the next generation of talent, is now open for entries. An undergraduate competition and showcase for inspirational thinking, Future Lions, is run in collaboration with the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. This year’s Future Lions theme is a call to action for students all over the world to reject their inner barriers and ‘Break Through’. Ego, self-doubt and fear of failure kill creativity, but these limits only exist in the mind. Students are encouraged to venture out into the unknown which…

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