Despite standout campaigns from Samsung and Nissan, many sponsors struggled to create any significant level of discussion around the Rio Paralympics, with one expert questioning their commitment to the event.
Team GB is turning the traditional sponsorship model on its head, instead forging collaborative brand partnerships, says head of marketing Leah Davis.
Outgoing Coca-Cola GB marketing director Bobby Brittain has admitted being an Olympic sponsor isn’t an easy ride despite the brand’s strong performance at the recent Rio Games.
At the end of every week I look at the key stories, offering my view on what they mean for you and the industry. From celebrating marketing effectiveness to learning from Boots’ CFO about how to strengthen the tie between marketing and finance, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
BT Sport head of marketing Ed Cracknell says strong creative work can still be produced on a budget, if marketers allow their agencies the time and freedom to create bold ideas.
Plans to expand staffing levels have now been recorded for three successive quarters, signalling progressively stronger conviction in employment growth expectations.
Coca-Cola had young participants take part in a digital diary during lockdown to gauge consumer habits and ensure marketing activations remained relevant.