Press releases

Below is a list of press releases made public by WFA. For all press enquiries please contact WFA Director of Communications, Will Gilroy.
18/03/2016

WFA Global Marketer Week to be held in Toronto in 2017

UPDATE: Global Marketer Week in Toronto (#GMWTO) will take place from 25 to 28 April 2017

Event coincides with centennial of incorporation of Association of Canadian Advertisers (ACA) and 150 years since Canadian independence

GMWTO marks first return to North America since 2012

Since 2012, GMW has been held in Brussels, Sydney, Marrakech and Kuala Lumpur
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17/03/2016

Global marketers seek a new model for insights

Research identifies key changes required to make insights more effective partners in driving brand growth
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17/03/2016

WFA President warns brands not to lose sight of the basics

State of the Union address highlights seven ways marketers are making their lives harder
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16/03/2016

WFA announces changes to global leadership team

WFA announces changes to global leadership team
New regional Vice-Presidents for APAC and Africa

New appointments to board include representatives from Danone, AB InBev, Mondelez, Nissan, Pfizer and Visa
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10/03/2016

ASEAN marketers seek enhanced digital capabilities

Survey highlights need to boost consumer insight, integrated activity planning, innovation, digital marketing and analytics to drive digital transformation

Research conducted in collaboration with national advertiser associations; respondents were regional and local marketers from brands that spend in excess of US$54b per annum globally

Full results to be released at Global Marketer Week- #GMWKL- in Kuala Lumpur on March 17th
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28/01/2016

WFA announces speakers for Global Marketer Week

Tony Fernandes, AirAsia Group CEO and Founder, Tune Group of Companies, to open Global Marketer Conference

TATA, RBS and Samsung among those to speak at event's first visit to South East Asia
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22/10/2015

Data moving to the centre of global marketing strategies

Investment in analytics set for massive rise as marketers evolve from historical reporting of 'what happened' to predictive and prescriptive approaches

85% of brands consider data privacy to be an integral component of customer trust, not just 'legal compliance'
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21/09/2015

AirAsia joins World Federation of Advertisers

First Malaysian company to join, fifth member from APAC
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