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29/10/2012

WFA to recognize outstanding leadership initiatives at President's Awards

The WFA President's Awards will be held for the second time at the Global Marketer Week 2013 in Brussels. Chris Burggraeve, the outgoing WFA President will look back over the last three years and identify and celebrate three stand-out national advertiser association leadership initiatives.
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29/10/2012

Indian Association announces new Chairman

On September 11th 2012, the Executive Council of the Indian Society of Advertisers (ISA) elected Kurush Grant as their new Chairman.
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29/10/2012

Moroccans help SMEs be more efficient

The Moroccan Advertiser Association (GAM) has recently launched a new initiative to help Moroccan SMEs approach advertising more effectively.
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29/10/2012

Russians sign reinforced food marketing pledge

The Russian Advertiser Association (RAA) has brought together its member companies to sign the Russian Pledge 2.0, which builds on a previous commitment signed in October 2009, which commits signatories to only advertise “better for you” products to children under 12 years.
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29/10/2012

Portugal invests in educational and training activities

The Portuguese advertiser association (APAN) has recently invested in a number of educational initiatives for both its members and non-members.
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29/10/2012

Japan seeks to increase number of Advertiser-agency contracts signed

In September 2012, the Japanese association (JAA) released an updated version of the standardized advertiser-agency contract model.
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29/10/2012

Mobile spend up with caveats

The world's biggest advertisers are increasing their use of mobile despite clear concerns about the medium's inability to demonstrate return on investment.
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