Last year, a survey of the industry conducted by the Commercial Communications Council found that there is widespread understanding of the need for greater diversity in the industry, however there is a clear gap when it comes to formal policies and programmes within agencies. In response to these findings, the Comms Council Inclusiveness & Diversity Group set a goal that all member agencies have an Inclusiveness & Diversity Policy in place by the end of 2018.
New Zealand Effie Awards 2018 in association with TVNZ - Call for entry is now open!
See all the changes to the Effie Awards for 2018, including the extended eligibility period which supports the renewed focus on and importance of brand building and delivering sustained effects.
Purchase your EARLYBIRD Effie tickets before 19th August and receive a discount on ticket price.
This award recognises the role that an individual marketer plays in the development of effective work across a year. Entry forms for this award will be available to download from the Communications Council website from 19th June and will be open until August 23rd at 4pm.
Download the presentation from the Effie writing workshop with David McIndoe 2018 Convener of Judges.
Congratulations to the winners of The 2018 Beacon Awards.
Download the winners list here.
Click here to read the key dates for this year’s New Zealand Effie Awards in association with TVNZ. The call for entry period opens on June 19th.
Watch the video explaining why Robert Harvey, CEO Dentsu Aegis Network deserves to win this award.
Find out why these campaigns won GOLD.
Our two International Judges, Scott Nowell and Duncan Marshall, sat down with TVNZ to talk about this years work, and what they thought of it.
In May 2018 the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR) will come into force. It may have an impact on New Zealand organisations.
To allow for planning and budgeting of Comms Council related events for 2018, please find our Calendar for Industry Development and Event Management.
2018 Beacon Awards in association with NZME. Call for Entry opens December 7th - See here for important dates
International Judge, Chris Baker explains why these entries deserved to win gold. You can also view and download the papers. Major learnings - read them now!
The Commercial Communications Council has forged an alliance with its counterpart in the United Kingdom, the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA), to deliver the IPA portfolio of award-winning qualifications and courses to agencies and clients in the New Zealand marketing and communications industry.
New Zealand spends billions on paid advertising every year – over $3 billion in 2015. But what impact does this investment have on economic growth, employment, social change and innovation? It’s all in Advertising Pays - the comprehensive report by Deloitte Access Economics.
Watch Peter Field’s keynote presentation: Effectiveness in the Evolving Media Landscape.