In Case You Missed It – June 2018

Marketing & Communications

The 4A’s monthly member newsletter, #ICYMI is back this June with articles and updates on 4A’s members, exciting and inspirational events, professional development opportunities, and much more.

4A’s Statement on Accenture’s New Media-Buying Arm

Marketing & Communications

In this ever-changing media landscape, the agency industry welcomes competition; it is good for clients, good for agencies and ultimately good for markets. But the playing field must be level for everyone in the ecosystem.

4A’s Accelerate 2018 Report

The 4A’s flagship conference, formerly known as Transformation, re-launched this spring as 4A’s Accelerate — a name that illustrates the speed of change required to thrive in today’s ever-changing marketplace.

4A’s & Holding Companies Get Proactive About Brand Safety With Formation of Advertiser Protection Bureau

Marketing & Communications

Today, at its Accelerate conference in Miami, the 4A’s, the leading trade organization for marketing communication agencies, announced the formation of the Advertiser Protection Bureau (APB). Through this bureau, agencies will share the collective responsibility of achieving Advertising Assurance, which is how the association defines its efforts to enforce environments where brands and consumers can coexist with trust.

4A’s Reveals Winners of 2018 Partner Awards

Marketing & Communications

On Monday, April 9, 2018, the 4A’s, the leading trade organization for marketing communication agencies, wrapped up the first day of its 4A’s Accelerate conference by revealing the winners of the fourth annual 4A’s Partner Awards.

4A’s Talent@2030 Report

On March 6-7, Talent, HR and business leaders came together to tackle the real talent issues and explore practical solutions facing the industry today. This report shows highlights from the conference.

Member Bulletin: 4A’s Announces New Positioning

Marketing & Communications

In this member bulletin, 4A’s shares information about the 4A’s new positioning, including the new 4A’s Promise and updated member Code of Conduct.

4A’s Promise

Marketing & Communications

Our promise and passion is to help promote, advance and defend the craft of marketing and advertising for our member agencies. We are truly vested in your business growth and success.

The 4A’s Member Code of Conduct

Marketing & Communications

The 4A’s Member Code of Conduct (formerly known as the 4A’s Standards of Practice) sets forth core principles, best practices and guidelines to which 4A’s members agree and adhere.

Leaders from P&G, Facebook, Google & More Join the Lineup for 4A’s Accelerate Conference

Marketing & Communications

The 4A’s flagship conference, formerly known as Transformation, relaunches this April as 4A’s Accelerate. Accelerate, slated for April 8–10 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel, will bring together C‑level executives and industry leaders from across the advertising, marketing and media worlds. It will celebrate creativity, its impact on commerce and its influence on culture with a mix of keynotes, panels, fireside chats and more.

Multicultural Experts at ALMA Launch New Marketing Science & Analytics Discipline

Marketing & Communications

The modern CMO knows that data should be at the center of every marketing strategy, and is eager to leverage any consumer information they can get. But despite the Big Data trend, an unfortunate paradox for multicultural segments has emerged.

4A’s Unveils Enlightened Workplace Certification® Program

The 4A’s has unveiled a unique, far-ranging program aimed at creating safe and productive work environments that create cultures of inclusion, equity, creative dialogue and social transformation. The intent is to support agencies in eliminating discrimination, harassment, bullying, intimidation and retaliation.