Global News

Below are recent news items from WFA's network of advertiser associations and the wider advertising industry. Stay informed by signing up to our monthly global newsletter.
28/09/2011

WFA Global Marketer Week 2012

The WFA Global Marketer Week 2012 will take place in New York City from Tuesday, March 13 to Friday March 16, 2012.
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26/09/2011

Finns celebrate 60th anniversary

The annual Finnish Advertisers Day took place on 15th September and coincided with the 60th anniversary of the organization.
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26/09/2011

Dutch organize "24 hours of Advertising"

On 12th October, the Dutch Association of Advertisers (BVA) and the Dutch Association of Advertising Agencies (VEA) will co-organize the " 24 hours of Advertising: I LIKE IDEAS".
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26/09/2011

ANZA to participate in NZ government-led alcohol ad "Expert Forum"

The New Zealand Government is reviewing all aspects of alcohol marketing under the Alcohol Reform Bill. A key recommendation from the Select Committee review of the Bill is the proposed establishment of an 'Expert Forum” to consider further restrictions to alcohol advertising and sponsorship.
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26/09/2011

WFA participates in meeting of LATAM self-regulators

WFA participated in the annual meeting on 14-16 September of advertising self-regulatory organisations in Latin America. This was the 5th meeting of the “CONARED” hosted by CONARP Argentina.
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26/09/2011

Swiss to collaborate with the University of Basel

ASA (Switzerland) is collaborating with the Faculty of Marketing at the University of Basle in order to offer ASA members expertise in a variety of media and marketing fields, including audits for marketing and communications efficiency, measurement of customer experience, social media monitoring and web-marketing research.
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26/09/2011

APAC associations to meet in Singapore

On October 5-7, WFA will hold its Asia-Pacific Regional meetings in Singapore. Following the APAC Sourcing Meeting on Oct 5th for regional marketing procurement and sourcing specialists and the APAC Media and Marketing Network on October 6th for regional client-side marketers, the APAC Regional Network for national advertiser associations will be held on October 7th.
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26/09/2011

eMarketer: "Facebook to double worldwide ad revenues to US$3.8 billion this year"

Worldwide ad revenues for Facebook will rise 104% this year to $3.8 billion, eMarketer estimates. As the social network doubles its advertising intake, it is also diversifying its revenue streams and adding dollars through other means, like Credits.
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