4A’s Foundation Releases Face of Talent 2019 Highlights

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  The 4A’s Foundation is proud to present highlights of the 2019 Face of Talent (FoT), supporting and honoring the 235 fellows of this year’s Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (maip). The highlights include a recap of the Diversity Career Fair + maip Greenhouse; the Society of Excellence Awards, recognizing alumni achievements; the Face of Talent […]

4A’s Releases Report: “The Quantum Age of Marketing”

4A’s Releases Report on Adapting Your Business to Change for Today and Tomorrow   The 4A’s today releases The Quantum Age of Marketing: How to Future-Make Yourself and Your Business In An Era of Rapid Change. In today’s “quantum age of marketing,” the advances of technology are rapidly evolving, impacting every area of our lives […]

4A’s Support for Advertising Self- Regulation through New BBB National Programs Organization

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As you know, the 4A’s works to advance the success of the advertising industry in part through our support and stewardship of advertising self-regulatory programs. For almost 50 years, the advertising industry has supported advertising self-regulatory programs that  have earned the well-deserved reputation as the “gold standard” for self-regulation and been recognized in the US […]

4A’s Releases Exclusive “Agency Technology Infrastructure and Investment” Paper |

The 4A’s has released the Agency Technology Infrastructure and Investment white paper, exclusive to 4A’s member agencies, to guide agencies on industry trends in technology and offer guidance toward informed infrastructure planning and design.

Evolution of the Advertising Agency Business

Statista created this Giant Chart exclusively for the 4A’s to illustrate changes in the ad agency industry, including agency revenue, growth in employment, and share of ad expenditure by medium.

Edelman Trust Barometer: In Brands We Trust |

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Edelman surveyed consumers across eight countries about their trust in brands and discovers how it affects buying habits.

MAGNA Advertising Forecasts | Summer 2019 Update |

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MAGNA releases its most recent ad forecasts. Top global and U.S. findings are featured.

What Agencies Need to Know about the California Consumer Privacy Act |

The 4A’s has published guidance for agencies preparing for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which takes effect January 1, 2020, and may require extensive reviews of internal policies, practices, and compliance rules.

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, 2009 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 […]

JPC 2019 Commercials Contracts: Memorandum of Agreements

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The industry’s Joint Policy Committee (JPC) has completed negotiations with SAG-AFTRA and agreed upon new commercials contract terms. This correspondence provides links to the JPC website which contains information pertaining to the 2019 commercial contracts terms: 2019 Commercials Contracts MOAs and Summary of Agreement The information that is posted on the JPC website includes a summary […]

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 […]