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4A’s and Made of Millions Call on Agency Employees to Start Conversations About Mental Health

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‘Dear Manager’ campaign addresses a pervasive problem in the industry By Erik Oster, Adweek, May 3, 2019 Advocacy nonprofit Made of Millions is teaming up with the 4A’s for Mental Health Awareness Month to address an issue that’s particularly prevalent in advertising. The two groups launched the “Dear Manager” campaign, aiming to start a conversation […]

4A’s Joins Advertising Trades To Oppose An Opt-In Requirement for the CCPA Versus The Current Opt-Out Requirement

The 4A’s and other advertising trade groups oppose overarching opt-in consent requirements in the CCPA. Read the comments now.

Relationship Management Counseling Pilot Survey

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4A’s has completed a pilot survey on relationship management counseling, with 62 New Business Committee members participating, to explore this counseling’s effects on client tenure and retention rates. While the overall low usage of relationship management counseling makes it difficult to draw conclusions from the survey, its results reveal an opportunity to increase the use […]

4A’s Foundation Adds Eight New Board Members

People & Culture

Puts Greater Emphasis on Inclusion, Community and Opportunity with New Mission and Approach   NEW YORK, NY — The 4A’s Foundation announced today that it will add seven new members to its board: Jennifer Risi, Worldwide Chief Communications Officer, Ogilvy; Jed Meyer, Director of Brand Measurement, Google; Ashok Sinha, Vice President, Corporate Communications, WarnerMedia; Chris […]

New “Privacy for America” Coalition Calls for Strong Data Privacy Protections for All Americans

Government Relations

Top policy experts and trade organizations today launched the new “Privacy for America” coalition, which will work with Congress to support enactment of groundbreaking comprehensive federal consumer data privacy and security legislation.

4A’s Guidance: 4A’s Relationship Management Best Practices Guidance

Relationship management is how you keep winning after you’ve won. 4A’s Relationship Management Best Practices Guidance is your new playbook.

SAG-AFTRA and Joint Policy Committee Reach Tentative Agreement on Successor Contracts

Marketing & Communications

Landmark Deal Modernizes Commercials Contracts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, (APRIL 2, 2019) — Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and The Joint Policy Committee, LLC (JPC) have reached a tentative agreement on terms for successor television and audio commercials contracts, subject to approval by the SAG-AFTRA National Board later this month. […]

4A’s Joins Advertising Trades To Oppose An Expanded CCPA Private Right Of Action That Would Include All Violations Of The CCPA, Not Just Data Breach

Read the comments the 4A’s and other advertising trade groups submitted regarding an opposition to an expanded CCPA Private Right of Action.

MRC Issues Draft Version of Cross-Media Audience Measurement Standards For Video; Opens 60-Day Public Comment Period

Media Services

Addresses electronic measurement of video advertising and content audiences, with subsequent phases planned to focus on display and audio Release marks start of final phase of the Making Measurement Make Sense (3MS) Initiative   New York, NY (March 25, 2019): The Media Rating Council (MRC) announced today it has issued a draft version of its […]

4A’s Submits Comments Opposing California Data Broker Bill

Government Relations

Although it hasn’t yet clarified the complexity of operational challenges presented by the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the California State Assembly has proposed another bill intended to regulate the data industry. California’s AB 1202 would include new data-broker registration requirements, similar to Vermont’s law. Several requirements appear to conflict with the provisions of CCPA, […]