2018 Employee Compensation Study Completed

The 2018 Employee Compensation final report, showing salaries as of May 2018, has just been published. The study includes salary data from agencies of all sizes, reflecting the responses of 333 member agency offices providing data on over 30,000 salaries for 233 job titles in 19 job categories.

CMO Survey 2018: How Brands Win in the Digital Economy

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A global survey of CMOs and senior-level marketers by Dentsu Aegis provides insight into their perspectives on marketing budgets, digital media, management consultancies, data usage, data breaches, GDPR, working with agencies, how to capitalize on consumer attention, and strategies to stay relevant.

Organizing Your Agency for Social: Social Media Team Frameworks, Staffing & Future-Proofing

Available to non-members for a limited time. The 4As’ social media committee has written a comprehensive white paper to help agencies organize a social media practice for sustainability and success for their clients and business.

Trends in Marketing Communications Law

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Attorneys from Davis & Gilbert’s Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Practice Group share practical and helpful insights to guide businesses and agencies as they navigate new trends and developments. 

The Nielsen CMO Report 2018

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Nielsen interviewed CMOs to learn of the strategic and organizational challenges they face as they adapt to changes in the marketing landscape.

The State of Gender Equality in the Media and Marketing Industry in Asia Pacific

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Campaign Asia-Pacific and Kantar share results of their investigation into gender equality and sexual harassment in the media and marketing industry across the Asia-Pacific region.

CEO Survey: The Anxious Optimist in the Corner Office

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PwC’s annual survey reveals the top opportunities, threats, and challenges of global and U.S. CEOs.

State of the Industry Report 2018

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Prospect and PublicAffairsAsia share the findings from their survey of practitioners in the communications and corporate affairs industry in Asia Pacific.

FTC Issues a $2 Million Reminder to Ad Agencies

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Frankfurt Kurnit Klein+Selz examines the FTC and State of Maine’s announcement of a $2 million dollar settlement with ad agency Marketing Architects, Inc. for deceptive weight-loss claims and what it means for ad agencies.

Discover, Disrupt, Deliver: 4A’s Hosts Fourth Annual Talent@2030 Conference in NYC

Marketing & Communications

HR and talent leaders will convene at Talent@2030 for two days of panel discussions and keynotes confronting the industry’s organizational leadership and change management needs, along with workshops themed around Talent Management/Development, Difference & Belonging, and Talent Acquisition/Staffing.

Data Fuels an Intelligent World: the 4A’s Hosts Fifth Annual Data Summit

Marketing & Communications

The one-day summit brings together leaders from brands, agencies, media outlets and data firms like Bank of America, Air Canada, GroupM, Cadreon, Google, Facebook, Viacom, Domo and Deep Root Analytics to discuss everything from smart data and programmatic to cross-device implications and opportunities afforded by AI.

Delivering through Diversity

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In this report from McKinsey, see how a diverse labor force can have a positive impact on a company’s financial performance. You will also learn four inclusion and diversity strategies to improve your business and stay competitive.