Ed highlighted the importance of continuing to build awareness but agreed that “agencies need to act”. There is an acute awareness of the benefits of diversity on creativity and innovation; and now we need to execute measures to remove obstacles preventing diversity becoming real. “We need to attack the problem from different angles, from the top, from the bottom, through economics and attitude – all simultaneously. What is key … is shifting attitudes.”
As it stands the demographic of the industry is still made up predominately of middle-class Caucasian males.… Read more
Hosted by Digitas LBi, the latest Creative Social event saw some of the industries best sharing their ideas and thoughts on the big hitting question… Innovation vs Creativity. A full house of creative professionals gathered to mingle, muse and to listen to the insight, wit and opinions provided by Chris Clarke, Ben Little, Victoria Buchanan, Nadya Powel, Sam Ball and Caitlyn Ryan.
There were chickens and eggs, unicorns, white men with beards and Michelangelo even popped in for the evening.… Read more
‘Whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.’
Monday night’s Innovation Social, partnered by Source LF, combined people’s failures and their following successes into one event. Right from the start, the power of failure was evident. The event was hosted by Albion, who claim not to be a strategy consultancy, an advertising agency or a product design studio, but instead all of them in combination. The evening was introduced by the Co-founder of Creative Social, Daniele Fiandaca, who was pleased to talk about his success in making his ambition of taking Innovation Social global a reality – well done Daniele.… Read more