Category: Industry News

VISION BuzzFeed: Top 10 List of 2014 Marketing Trends

May 2, 2014

by Meena Sandhu As marketers, we are more than familiar with buzzwords, trends, hot topics, industry lingo, etc. – and, in fact, our industry is responsible for creating much of it. However, even the most seasoned marketer can get caught up, swept away or even left in the dust trying to stay on top of Read More

Creating Need through Utility: Extraordinary Digital Thinkers, Part 6

March 21, 2014

By Bruce Nickson Last, but certainly not least, we present Sandy Fleischer of Pound & Grain, in the sixth and final post recapping the February 20th BCAMA Evening Speaker Series event, The League of Extraordinary Digital Thinkers. A long time ago (1900) in a galaxy far far away (France), there were two brothers: Edouard and Andre. Edouard Read More

The Digital Tsunami: Extraordinary Digital Thinkers, Part 3

March 4, 2014

by Bruce Nickson In this, the third instalment of the recap of the February 20th BCAMA Evening Speaker Series event, The League of Incredible Digital Thinkers, Dean Elissat of Engine Digital talks about the digital tsunami heading our way. Dean gave a very good imitation of a person with a severe vacation hangover on his first Read More

Digital Opportunities for 2014: Extraordinary Digital Thinkers, Part 2

March 4, 2014

by Bruce Nickson At the February 20th BCAMA Evening Speaker Series event, Graphically Speaking’s Darrell Hadden, one of The League of Extraordinary Digital Thinkers, was up next… Darrell began on the subject of Digital Marketing Technologist, an idea he didn’t seem too enamoured with, saying: “the difficulty with digital people and engineers is that they want you Read More

To the Future and Beyond: Extraordinary Digital Thinkers, Part 1

February 25, 2014

BCAMA events are rarely staid. That said, the February 20th BCAMA Evening Speaker Series event featuring The League of Extraordinary Digital Thinkers was about as “unstaid” as it gets. We had a menacing flying drone, an advanced case of vacation hangover, and an appearance by the Green Lantern… plus more than one professional marketer was challenged by Read More

Musette Caffe: Building a Branded Community

February 17, 2014

By Bruce Nickson Defining Success: It’s About the Vision When we think of success in business and especially in marketing, we usually celebrate scale. Big marketing equals big success. Especially in the current time of the Super Bowl and the Olympics. Big spend equals big results. And then there’s the rest of us. Successful business Read More

Creating Meaning in a “Kardashian” World

February 13, 2014

A sneak preview from Sandy Fleischer, Owner & Managing Partner, Pound & Grain. The vast amount of smartphones and tablets are creating consumers who are more connected, more informed, more demanding, and more distracted than ever before. And today’s consumers want more. Gone are the days of actively absorbing traditional advertising messages. Now they are Read More

Meet Chris Staples from Rethink

January 14, 2014

A Preview of the Next Breakfast Speaker Series Event The advertising industry is evolving rapidly. In order to stay ahead, you need to be innovative, creative and apply forward thinking to your audience’s changing needs. BCAMA is bringing together some of the advertising industry’s top innovators and creatives to share their insights, ideas and tips Read More

“Is This a Scam?”

October 30, 2013

A Winning Experience: Gain Consumer Trust In Your Giveaway Promotions by Steve Kim “Is this a scam?” are words asked daily by consumers across Canada. In today’s digital world, consumers are inundated with messages. Their time, and attention span, is short. The amount of spam, phishing and malicious emails and telephone calls out there can Read More

“…there’s still goodness in banking”

October 30, 2013

Vancity wins the BCAMA’s Marketer of the Year Award by Layla Romero “Vancity supports projects that are dedicated to changing lives on a local level.” “I am speechless and have increased my respect for Vancity by 1000%, hearing that you are now certified as a living wage employer.”   “You make such a lasting impact Read More