May 25, 2017

World Meeting Recap

Written By: Angie Pascale

Last month, some 50 attendees from 30 partner agencies and 12 speakers gathered in Taipei for our World Meeting. From board meetings to sub-network meetings, general speaker sessions to interactive workshops, welcome reception to Perfect Partner awards, night market strolls to awe-inspiring dinner views, it was a productive, inspirational and fun four days! 

SPEAKER SESSIONS

Jenny Chan, one of our guest speakers and a reporter for Campaign Asia put together an extremely thorough and thoughtful article recapping the event and highlighting key messages from most of the speakers.  Video content of all the presentations will available on our Vimeo channel and WPI Connect.  Podcast of all the sessions will also be available on iTunes and Google Play. Links to this content will be sent to all WPI agency partners via separate email.

If you weren’t able to attend or simply want to relive the festivities, we put together some slideshows of the receptionspeaker sessionsPerfect Partner Awards ceremony and night market

ANNOUNCING NEW WPI BOARD

We have a few new faces on the WPI board and several folks continuing on for a second term. Your new board includes: 

Board of Directors Executive Committee

  • Chairwoman – Christine Kilman, Gelia
  • Vice Chairman – John Keane, Ardmore Advertising
  • Secretary Treasurer – Mary Farrell, Mintz + Hoke

North America Directors

  • Gayle Novak – Slack and Company
  • Fletcher Whitwell – R&R Partners
  • Dave Mering – MeringCarson (New)

EMEA Directors

  • Mikael Rubinsson – Blomquist (2nd term)
  • Jean-Paul Treguer – TVLOWCOST (New)

LAR Director

  • Melania Halsband – Halsband Worldwide Partners

APR Director

  • Vinh Le – Le Bros (2nd term)

We’re looking forward to the next world meeting, which will take place September 17-19 in Paris. We’ll be sending more information about the meeting and details on registration soon. Stay tuned!

Written By: Angie Pascale

May 20 2019

Celebrating Creativity with Worldwide Partners Impact Awards

The WPI Impact Awards is a global competition designed to recognize creativity and effectiveness of WPI Agency Partner campaigns. The awards were decided on by a Global Panel of judges from with in industry, with six award categories reflecting the core industry verticals in which our clients compete--B2B, Travel and Tourism, Ecommerce, CPG, Lifestyle and Healthcare.

Written By: Angie Pascale

May 20 2019

Creativity is Not Dead, But It Is Changing

Last month, our agency partners gathered for a Global Summit in Silicon Beach, Los Angeles, CA to discuss how creativity is evolving our world and creating a Currency of Ideas. Throughout the three day event, attendees and speakers touched on everything from new processes of ideation, how to draw out creative ideas and what’s at stake for brands and agencies if they’re unable to embrace this new culture. Several key themes arose during the conference.

Written By: Angie Pascale