The ANA (Association of National Advertisers) is now accepting entries for its 13th annual Multicultural Excellence Awards. The awards recognize marketers and their agencies for their work in producing outstanding multicultural advertising and marketing campaigns.
As analytics become increasingly important in every marketing practitioner’s life, the ANA (Association of National Advertisers) is launching a first-of-its-kind award recognizing leadership in applying smart analytics to successful marketing programs. Open to ANA member companies, and sponsored by leading marketing analytics firm MarketShare, the award offers a $50,000 cash prize to the individual or team demonstrating the most effective application of analytics to benchmark and improve marketing investment ROI.
Negotiations Between SAG-AFTRA, ANA and 4A’s Result in Mandate for Ad-ID in All Commercial Production
Commercials negotiations between the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA), and the ANA-4A’s Joint Policy Committee (JPC) representing the advertising industry, have mandated universal adoption of Ad-ID
A vast majority of marketers (82 percent) continue to push for cost savings and marketing budget reductions, according to the seventh edition of the ANA (Association of National Advertisers) Recession Survey.
The most important issue that senior marketers face in 2013 is accountability, according to a new survey by the ANA (Association of National Advertisers). Integrated marketing communication and aligning the marketing organization with innovation ranked second and third.
The ANA (Association of National Advertisers) has written to Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton and members of the Taxes Committee of the Minnesota House of Representatives to oppose a new tax on advertising services
Welcome to the Family: ANA Alliance for Family Entertainment Teams With James Lassiter and Will Smith of Overbrook Entertainment to Discover America’s Newest TV Scriptwriters
The Association of National Advertiser’s Alliance for Family Entertainment (AFE), the consortium of almost 40 national advertisers who have brought to air some of the most popular family shows on television for more than a decade, and Overbrook Entertainment, the award-winning entertainment production company co-founded by two-time Academy Award nominee Will Smith and acclaimed film producer James Lassiter, are joining forces to find new TV programming through the 2013 America’s Newest Scriptwriter Contest.
Concerned that the protections for both consumers and trademark owners currently in place are dangerously inadequate, the ANA (Association of National Advertisers) has urged ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) to strongly improve those protections before rolling out any new top level domains. ANA’s reply comments noted that there was overwhelming support from a broad cross-section of industry for Limited Preventative Registrations (LPRs), which identified the LPR as “a critically necessary protection for brand owners.”
A joint study focusing on identifying how marketers can organize to support business growth will be launched by ANA (Association of National Advertisers) and EffectiveBrands during the first quarter 2013.
ANA / MediaVest Study Reveals: Overwhelming Marketer Interest in Mobile But Concerns Exist Over Measurement / ROI
A joint study by the ANA (Association of National Advertisers) and MediaVest, revealed a staggering 96 percent of marketers currently use or are planning to incorporate mobile marketing into their marketing mix, with 85 percent reporting an intent to raise their mobile budgets in the near future.
ANA Urges ICANN to Adopt Effective Mechanism for Limited Preventative Registrations (LPRs) as Part of New TLD Universe
Concerned that the rights protections mechanisms currently in place are dangerously inadequate, the ANA (Association of National Advertisers) has urged ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) to adopt an effective mechanism for Limited Preventative Registrations (LPRs) as it considers proposals for enhancing trademark protection during the upcoming launch of new gTLDs. ANA’s comments argue that a strong LPR mechanism is critical to addressing the serious problem of defensive registrations.
The Association of National Advertisers (ANA) has joined with two other major industry groups to urge the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal of a key First Amendment case challenging the advertising restrictions in the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009.
The ANA (Association of National Advertisers) announced the winners of the 2012 Multicultural Excellence Awards at its recent Multicultural & Diversity Conference.
The ANA (Association of National Advertisers) elected nine new marketing executives to its Board of Directors at its Annual Conference held in Orlando, Florida from October 10-13, and announced three new officers.
Today the ANA (Association of National Advertisers) recognized the 2012 recipients of its Rising Marketing Stars award. These four new honorees were nominated by senior executives in their companies for having met several criteria.
The 102nd Annual ANA (Association of National Advertisers) “Masters of Marketing” Conference began today. The theme of this year’s conference is Growth: Mastering Brands and Driving Results; it is ANA’s largest event to date.
As the multicultural market continues to grow, 87 percent of marketers are either increasing or maintaining spending on all multicultural media compared to last year, according to an ANA (Association of National Advertisers) member survey. Additionally, 84 percent of multicultural marketers are growing or maintaining budgets specifically for newer media platforms.
ANA Board Opposes Microsoft’s Decision to Implement ‘Do-Not-Track’ Default Function for Internet Explorer 10 Browser
Today the Board of Directors for ANA (Association of National Advertisers) expressed profound disappointment with and strong opposition to Microsoft’s decision to implement ‘Do Not Track’ functionality in its Internet Explorer 10 browser by default.
The Association of National Advertisers (ANA) has urged the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) to work within the Internet stakeholder processes of ICANN to advocate for a Do Not Sell registry at the upcoming ICANN Board meeting next month in Toronto. ANA’s letter is a follow-up to a meeting on September 4 that was hosted by DOC and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, to discuss additional protections at the second level for all new gTLDs.
Welcome to the Neighborhood:
ANA Alliance for Family Entertainment and ABC Team Up to Promote The Neighbors in Innovative Social-Media Effort
In an industry first, the Association of National Advertisers’ Alliance for Family Entertainment is teaming up with ABC in a unique social media effort to encourage families to tune in to the premiere of the network’s new sitcom The Neighbors, on September 26 at 9:30 p.m. (ET).