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Men Gather Around

November 21, 2019 | Share this article

This month we marked International Men’s Day by organising a selection of talks, workshops and activities, all with a particular emphasis on men’s mental health and well-being as part of Open Men’s Health Week. The aim of this week was to explore topics of wellness, mental health, physical health, masculinity and fatherhood. We opened the

FWD20 Festivities

November 21, 2019 | Share this article

This year, for our annual companywide conference, FWD, we held a 3 day extravaganza in 4 different venues, with over 30 sessions. We saw the introduction of our very own Mediabrands events app, created by Mubaloo, which helped everyone to keep track of the sessions they were signed up to. We welcomed clients from across

Going Green for Green Week

September 30, 2019 | Share this article

This month, to coincide with National Recycle Week, here at Mediabrands we hosted our very first Open Green Week. Our dedicated Green Team organised a week of awareness and education, kicking off proceedings with our pledge as a company to reduce the total waste output per employee from 127kg to 100kg by 2020. IPG Mediabrands

Do DMEXCO with Harrison Boys

September 25, 2019 | Share this article

40,000 advertising and marketing technology delegates attended the German festival of Ad-tech, DMEXCO. This year’s big topics were around consumer trust, the phase out of cookie based tracking, and development in emerging technologies. The consensus was that the event was a bit lighter in attendance than previous years. In saying that, the outlay is overwhelming

Sea You at the Beach

September 25, 2019 | Share this article

IPG Mediabrands are a proud partner to the wonderful C4WS Homeless Project, providing the opportunity for employees to volunteer at Friday Club. Friday Club is a weekly drop-in that provides companionship, professional welfare support, and a hot and healthy lunch to support the homeless, vulnerable and in need. This month, Mediabrands sponsored Friday Club’s outing

See you on Stage

August 21, 2019 | Share this article

This month we have received nominations for awards across the network! Firstly, Initiative are all over the line-up of the Media Week Awards, including Agency of the Year! For all nominations see here. We have been nominated for: Media Agency of the Year Media Idea Launch – LEGO Bugatti Media Idea (Budget over £1m) –

A Spotify Story

August 21, 2019 | Share this article

This month Spotify were in the house, taking over our ground floor for the day to host a variety of sessions focused on the power of storytelling and uncovering Spotify’s streaming intelligence. We kicked off proceedings with an opener from the wonderful Rak Patel, followed by a talk from Spotify Head of UK Marketing, Olga

Pitch Academy

July 17, 2019 | Share this article

This month saw the successful delivery of Pitch Academy 2019. We are really pleased to have gathered 49 senior talents from 31 markets in the EMEA region for 2 days of intense training on new business best practice. Training was led by 7 regional heads from across our business and a consultant who had both

Bursting with Pride

July 17, 2019 | Share this article

This month we celebrated Pride here at SJS! It was a colourful, informative and inspiring week. This year we formed our own LGBTQ+ Network here at Mediabrands, as our Open culture continues to evolve and we place diversity and inclusion at the top of our agenda as a business. The network were at the helm

Celebrating Our Long-Serving Employees

June 5, 2019 | Share this article

Over the past couple of months we have seen some real landmarks in the Mediabrands family! Five people from across the business have celebrated a big anniversary – check out some of our longest serving employees below:   Gary Birtles – 30 Years Gary Birtles serves as Global General Manager for IPG Mediabrands’ Data &