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Creative Matters 

The face of advertising is its creative. Through Webinars, awards programs and publications, the 4A's is a committed advocate of the creators in the industry. Creative Services offers member agencies guidelines and best practices to aid the creative process.

GIG - Global Innovations Gateway

This new resource, available to 4A's members, is a cutting-edge idea generation database and a visual tool invaluable to a variety of tasks:

  • See the latest trends, ideas and concepts from around the world.
  • Check out new business ventures and learn from entrepreneurs and creatives.
  • Get inspiration for your latest campaigns or revive your existing campaigns

Research Insights | Online Creative Best Practices

Which creative elements most drive the branding impact of online ads? This member bulletin, prepared exclusively for the 4A's by Dynamic Logic, offers agencies and marketers actionable advice for maximizing creative quality, the foremost driver of ad effectiveness -- even more important than targeting, ad size or ad format.

CREW | Creative Running Everywhere Worldwide

CREW is a database containing more than 17 million advertisements from around the world in seven media. CREW allows you to:

  • Search for print, television, radio, outdoor, Internet, email, and Internet video ads (there is a charge to obtain the actual creative);
  • View ads in more than 65 countries and 27 languages;
  • Check on competitors’ advertising;
  • Provide insight into creative ideas;
  • Search by company, brand, country or region, industry, medium, and date range

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Awards Programs
4A's Awards Programs, such as the O’Toole Awards for Creative & Media Excellence and the Jay Chiat Awards for Strategic Excellence, celebrate the very best work undertaken by agencies every year.

My Notebook

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4A's Data Summit
Feb. 9 | Conference
A must-attend, half day event gathering high-profile leaders to clarify, inspire, and debate what lies ahead with data and our industry.
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4A's Transformation
March 21-24 | Conference
Join us at the 4A's flagship conference, where you'll hear leaders from technology, media, advertising and marketing come together to discuss and debate issues, insights and ideas.
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4A's Partner Awards
March 21-24 | Award
The 4A's Partner Awards honors creative excellence achieved through meaningful collaboration in advertising.
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