Diane McIntyre, Senior Public Relations Manager, Haagen-Dazs, and Laura Janness, Brand Strategist, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, discussed how Haagen-Dazs took up a highly relevant cause-the mystery of the disappearing honey bees, the tiny pollinators that Haagen-Dazs depends on for nearly half of their ingredients-after experiencing declining sales and increasing competition in their category.
Rich Schreuer, SVP, Chadwick Martin Bailey, shared a case study of the Jack Daniels NASCAR sponsorship.
Seth Kaufman, director, media strategy, PepsiCo North America Beverages, shared a case study of the Pepsi Refresh Project at the ANA's 2010 TV & Everything Video Forum.
Michael Fischer, senior vice president, marketing, Coldwell Banker Real Estate, and Dana Haase, director of consumer marketing for Coldwell Banker Real Estate, described how the company is using social media to meet consumer needs and keep a century-old brand relevant in the digital age. Protocols for crisis management in relation to social-media activity were also shared.
Bob Kennedy, director of global advertising, McAfee, and Geoffrey Gougion, managing director, Tribal DDB, discussed McAfee's H*Commerce campaign, which is geared toward raising consumer awareness about cyber crime.
Luisa Acosta-Franco, VP of multicultural, Farmers Insurance, discussed how the brand succeeded in connecting with Asian consumers.
Chad Vincent, president of Fiskars Brands and Spike Jones of Brains on Fire lay out the blueprint for the creation of the "Fiskateers," Fiskars' crafting ambassador program. This best practice case study not only connected the company with its customers, it increased loyalty, online conversations, and sales - and that was only the beginning.
Rob Garner, strategy director, iCrossing, and Hope Ross, account director, iCrossing, discussed a new web design and strategy that iCrossing developed for Combined Insurance.
Russ Neale, brand manager at Mars Petcare U.S. Inc., and Parker Barnum, account director at TBWA\Chiat\Day, discussed how Pedigree created an award-winning campaign based on consumer insights and cause marketing.
Royce A. Wills, marketing director of innovation, Coors Brands, MillerCoors LLC, discussed the successful launch of Coors Light's cold activated can in 2009 and the innovation strategy behind it.
Creating Big Ideas that Drive Business Starts with Consumer Insights but Depends on Flawless Execution [Archived]
Laurie Profilio Sass, SVP, digital marketing, Bank of America, and Marc Oliver Berger, director, engagement management, Organic, Inc., discussed Bank of America's 2009 student banking campaign.
Agency Performance Evaluation Case Study [Archived]
Genentech has developed a comprehensive structured agency evaluation program from scratch using ANA best-practice concepts and shared its learnings on the program.
Small Budget Needn't Mean Small Impact: Reaching Consumers in Recessionary Times, a Blue Shield of California Case Study [Archived]
Sue DeLeeuw, director of consumer marketing, Blue Shield of California, and Paul Lavoie, cofounder and chairman, TAXI, discussed the advertising campaign TAXI recently created for Blue Shield of California.
Matt Simpson, VP, strategy, Designkitchen, and Cherie Koster, senior manager, cultural marketing, Burger King, discussed how Burger King reached out beyond its core audience to successfully engage moms via Club BK, an online, multiplayer game and e-CRM program for kids.
Michael Keller, chief branding officer, International Dairy Queen, Inc., discussed how Dairy Queen seeks to differentiate itself with consumers on an emotional level through connecting with them via multiple touch points.
McDonald's: I'm Loving Growth [Archived]
Neil Golden, senior vice president, chief marketing officer, McDonald's USA, LLC, discussed how McDonald's reinvented its brand with the "I'm lovin' it" campaign and continues to use ethnic insights to drive growth.
Deborah Leiter, vice president, campaign director, Ad Council, and Dawn Winchester, EVP, chief marketing services officer, R/GA, discussed the campaign R/GA created for the Ad Council that is geared towards raising awareness about teen dating violence.
Multicultural Marketing at the Core [Archived]
Gail Galuppo, EVP, CMO, The Western Union Company, discussed the company's new "yes!" advertising campaign, which is geared towards reaching their 200 million "immigrant migrant" consumers around the world.
This case study from retirement solutions provider Lincoln Financial details the company's 2009 Effie Award-winning campaign and describes how, with a limited advertising budget, the campaign drove trade advocates more than any tracked competitor, lifted brand affinity numbers dramatically among consumers, and grew qualified leads by the highest amount seen in a two-year period.
Irene Grieco, manager, media investment and partnerships, Unilever, discussed the strategy behind Unilever's partnership with Cooking Light magazine.