MARKETING Magazine’s Issue 231 is here!

November has been filled with a flurry of festivities and events. All the way from the colourful lights that is Deepavali all the way to the long-awaited announcement of Malaysia’s CMO winners! Yup, we have got you covered this issue. Also don’t forget to keep an eye out for the next issue, CMO winners! Media Prima is also sending RIPPLEs through the media ecosystem in this issue’s cover story. Edward Ong is back this issue with his second part to Digi’s “Yellow Man”. MARKETING also met up with CMO winner, McDonald’s Malaysia Marketing Director, Eugene Lee to find out his thoughts on influencer marketing. All this and more in issue 231! Get your copy now!

Cover story – Ripple

CMO Judging – Malaysian CMO Awards winners announced!
After an intense judging session at the Sime Darby Convention Centre (SDCC), we are proud to announce the Malaysian CMO Awards 2018 winners.

Network of the year – Ideas for the moments that matter
The promotional marketing space is finally getting a much-needed recognition in the industry. This year some of the most prestigious advertising festivals have added new categories reflecting the rapidly changing business environment. Namely, D&AD debuted their first ever Experiential category; and Cannes introduced Brand Experience & Activation Lions and Creative eCommerce Lions under an all-encompassing brand-new Experience Track….

Creative Surge – The Yellow Coverage Fellow Story (Part 2)
Two weeks ago, we talked about how Alvin Teoh, then CD at NagaDDB, came up with the idea of a Yellow Coverage Fellow to talk about DiGi’s coverage story. DiGi is a telco competing against larger and more established competitors. For most creatives, the story ends there and everybody goes back to have their Teh Tarik.

Influencer Marketing: McDonald’s Malaysia Marketing Director, Eugene Lee
In this series, MARKETING speaks to McDonald’s Malaysia Marketing Director, Eugene Lee on his thoughts on influencer marketing. McDonald’s is a household name, and the Golden Arches is one of the most recognisable logos in the world.

Festive campaigns – Deepavali 2018 favourite advertisements!
Malaysia has made a name for itself when it comes to creating ads during the festive seasons. So, get your tissues and murukkus out as we bring you our favourite Deepavali ads that are rib-tickling, thought-provoking, meaningful and especially, Malaysian…

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The APPIES is an annual event that presents a rare opportunity for creative, media, digital and marketing agencies or brands to present their best campaigns to the industry.

This is the only event where Live Presentations meets Live Judging.

Similar to TED Talks, The APPIES is the chance for great presenters with outstanding work to show it off to some of the industry’s most important industry leaders.

This year’s winners will receive Gold, Silver or Bronze trophies for 21 categories, and 6 special Best of Best categories (red trophies) that require no submissions!

Campaign entries must have run between June 2023 to May 2024

Submissions Deadline
30th June 2024

APPIES Festival – Judging & Presentations
11th – 12th July 2024 (Malaysia)


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