Media Alert: Key Advertising Groups to Develop Privacy Guidelines for Online Behavioral Advertising Data Use and Collection
Four leading marketing and advertising industry associations today announced that they are working together to develop enhanced self-regulatory principles for online behavioral advertising in order to address privacy concerns and to increase consumers' trust and confidence in how online information is gathered and used. This cross-industry self-regulatory initiative represents the first time the entire marketing-media ecosystem has come together to develop practices in interactive advertising. The associations are the American Association of Advertising Agencies (AAAA), the Association of National Advertisers (ANA), the Direct Marketing Association (DMA), and the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB). The Council of Better Business Bureaus (BBB), a leading organization dedicated to advancing marketplace trust, is also part of the effort.
Press Release: Children's Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative Promotes Healthier Dietary Choices and Lifestyles to Kids
The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) today sent a letter to Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) William E. Kovacic as follow-up to the Georgetown Economic Services ("GES") September 22, 2008 report on advertising food and beverages to children, "Food, Beverage and Restaurant Advertising in 2007 - Children's Impressions and Expenditures on Children's Programs".
With a new administration, a substantially new Congress and an array of crises that president-elect Barack Obama will have inherited from the soon-to-be-ex, the crystal ball is murky on key regulatory issues facing marketers. But a couple of things are likely. With regulatory-minded lawmakers set to oversee commerce and communications, and the credit crisis compelling even Republicans to rethink laissez-faire, there will probably be more power to oversee marketing at the Federal Communications Commission and Federal Trade Commission, and more rules about everything from product placement to behavioral marketing. "Nobody knows what's going to happen," concedes Dan Jaffe, executive vice president of government relations at the Association of National Advertisers (ANA). "But there is the largest potential agenda we have faced in many years, and a substantial turnover at the congressional level."
WASHINGTON (AdAge.com) -- The Association of National Advertisers is sounding a big warning about a proposal to open up top level internet domain names from the current ones like.com,.net and.org to a wide assortment of character strings. In a filing today, the ANA told the board proposing the changes -- the International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, also known as ICANN -- that the switch would create an expensive nightmare for marketers, raising cyber-squatting and copyright issues that could cost marketers considerable money to fight.
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ANA and other industry groups have urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reject proposals for onerous new time restrictions or disclosure rules on product placement in television programming. We believe that the current disclosure rules of the FCC are fully adequate to inform the public about various forms of sponsorship practices.
ANA Honors Blue Shield of California, McDonald's, Energizer for Best Multicultural Advertising-AdAge
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AdAge.com) -- One of the most multicultural -- and most applauded -- winners at the Association of National Advertisers' Multicultural Excellence Awards was a general-market spot for McDonald's Corp.
The three awards with the strongest Hispanic component during the Multicultural Advertising Award show were the following: A campaign about Blue Shield of California's ability to provide Spanish-speaking doctors got the prize for best advertising in the Hispanic category at the ANA's Multicultural Excellence Awards.
The Association of National Advertisers (ANA) has announced the winners of the 2008 Multicultural Excellence Awards. Now in its eighth year, the awards recognize ANA member companies and marketers for their work in producing superior multicultural advertising campaigns that ran between June 2007 and May 2008.
Press Release: Multicultural Marketing Programs Continue To Grow But Marketers Cite Frustration According To ANA Study
A new survey of members of the ANA (Association of National Advertisers) indicates that multicultural marketing (MCM) continues to grow as a strategic platform for driving brand and business performance. As the marketplace becomes more diverse, multicultural initiatives have become increasingly crucial for all categories of business.
The ANA Alliance for Family Entertainment(sm) Announces the 2008 Family Entertainment Awards - IT News Online
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The ANA Alliance for Family Entertainment(sm) announced today that the 2008 Family Entertainment Awards, formerly known as , will air as a one hour special on Joining this year as host is Tyler James Williams (). He will highlight the year's top moments in family friendly entertainment, including television shows, movies, and video games.
Robert Liodice, President/CEO of the ANA (Association of National Advertisers) is available to comment on the just announced decision by Google and Yahoo to abandon their search advertising partnership, in response to the DOJ’s threat to file a lawsuit if the parties continued with the partnership.
The ANA (Association of National Advertisers) held its 2008 Annual “Masters of Marketing” Conference from October 16-19, 2008, in Orlando, FL. The theme of the conference was Growth, which held great importance given the current economic climate that the marketing industry faces.
The Association of National Advertisers today announced the finalists for the 2008 Multicultural Excellence Awards. Now in its eighth year, the awards recognize ANA member companies and marketers for their work in producing superior multicultural advertising campaigns that ran between June 2007 and May 2008.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AdAge.com) -- E-Trade Financial may have had a startling fall from grace a year ago, but the fact that it's still around offers hope for today's battered financial companies, the marketer and its media agency told an audience during the Oct. 19 general session of the Association of National Advertisers' annual conference.
More than half of senior marketers (55%) lack a quantitative understanding of brand value at their organizations, according to a study by the Association of National Advertisers and branding agency Interbrand Corp.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AdAge.com) -- Agencies and ad networks came in for some rough treatment at a CMO roundtable during the Association of National Advertisers' annual conference on Saturday as executives vented their dissatisfaction with agency models and ad-network performance.
ORLANDO, FLA. Orlando is a town synonymous with escapism, so perhaps it was fitting that the 2008 Association of National Advertisers' "Masters of Marketing," the key marketing meeting of the year, is taking place here this year.
Of all those who spoke on "growth" at the Association of National Advertisers' annual conference here today, none had a harder job arguably than Anne Finucane, chief marketing officer of Bank of America -- the iconically named bank that is one of the institutions at the heart of the financial crisis.
The first thing marketers need to do upon returning from the Association of National Advertisers conference? Make sure you know who your brand champions are, instructed Mark Addicks, chief marketing officer at General Mills.