President Temer Expresses Support for Buying Eduardo Cunha’s Silence

President Temer Expresses Support for Buying Eduardo Cunha’s Silence

By Thais Andreoli Franco, MSLGROUP Andreoli, Brazil Brazilian Tier-1 media outlets report today that Joesley Batista, one of the Brazilian meat processor company JBS' owners, said ...

Cannes Lions 2017 Jury Members

Cannes Lions 2017 Jury Members

MSLGROUP is thrilled to have two jurors at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity this year. We'd like to congratulate Amrit Ahuja, managing director, 20:20 MSL (Ind ...

Nomination for EMEA Agency of the Year

Nomination for EMEA Agency of the Year

MSLGROUP is honored to secure a nomination for the 2017 Pan-EMEA Consultancy of the Year Award. MSL’s strategic business approach to bring our network closer together and put our c ...

Key Learnings From SXSW 2017: AI, Bots and AR/VR

Key Learnings From SXSW 2017: AI, Bots and AR/VR

By Mark McClennan, SVP, MSLGROUP A horde of influencers, communicators and technologists descended on Austin, Texas, in March for SXSW 2017 the premier innovation conference. Almos ...

Digital Brands + Live Experiences: Connecting With Your Audience IRL

Digital Brands + Live Experiences: Connecting With Your Audience IRL

When done well, experiential marketing — or more specifically, live experiences — delivers opportunities for consumers to interact with brands in uniquely meaningful ways. For bran ...

Digital Disruption and Its Indicators

Digital Disruption and Its Indicators

By Sandeep Deb Varman, Associate Account Director, 20:20 MSL KPMG recently came out with a study highlighting innovation and tech hubs around the world, apart from Silicon Valley. ...

Accelerating the Evolution: Insights from ad:tech India

Accelerating the Evolution: Insights from ad:tech India

By Melanie Joe, Consultant – Research and Insights, MSLGROUP ad:tech, the international conference for digital and interactive marketing and communications, saw its India chapter u ...

SxSW 2017: Brand Interaction & The World Without Keyboards in Spotlight

Third day of sessions at SXSW 2017 and our digital and innovation experts bring to us some news about "Brand Interaction", "The World without Keyboards", "Netflix Customization" and "Interactivity for Luxury Segments". The South by Southwest Festival is one of the biggest creativity events in the world and also one of the most important annual opportunities to see what's new in communications, marketing, te ...

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SxSW 2017: Big Data and The Future of Journalism

Recapping the discussions from the second day of SXSW, our digital, innovation and social engagement experts talk about Recommendation Systems, Big Data and Invisible Influence. In addition, they give us an overview on the challenges of communication and the future of journalism. The South by Southwest Festival is one of the biggest creativity events in the world and also one of the most important annual op ...

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SxSW 2017: Fintech and the Future

By Mark McClennan, SVP, MSLGROUP When most people think of SxSW, they think of major consumer brands, innovative technology startups and social, social, social. But there is a powerful minority of attendees that is looking at the future of FinTech. There were more than a dozen sessions this year touching on everything from Blockchain to innovation, social commerce to The Frenemy Feud (which took a slightly ...

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SxSW 2017: The Rise of the Bots

By Mark McClennan, SVP, MSLGROUP There are three answers to almost any question at SxSW this year: AI, bots or VR. Frankly, all three answers are interconnected along the same spectrum. Bots have become much more useful over the past year because of advances in machine learning, and machine learning and AI is getting us to the ultimate answer to life the universe and everything. What do PR and communication ...

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Surprises from the First Day of SxSW 2017

By Mark McClennan, SVP, MSLGROUP The first day of SxSW has come to a close, and if I had to sum it up, it was a day of surprises. The great conversations were still there – no surprise there. Only at SxSW can you have great conversations with communications executives at the CIA, Converse, Mall of America, McDonald’s, a law tech startup and investment bankers from Brazil. The surprise was the fragmentation ...

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Brazilian Health Expeditions: Guardians of the Forest

Expedicionários da Saúde is a Brazilian NGO that provides assistance to indigenous communities in regions far from the Amazon, performing surgeries and quality treatments so that these communities can maintain their key role in protecting the forest. Guardians of the Forest captures the wonderful work that the volunteers do with the support of MSLGROUP ANDREOLI.   About Expedicionários da Saúde (EDS) B ...

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The Age of Emotional Resonance: The New Creative Leap

By Pascal Beucler, SVP & Chief Strategy Officer, MSLGROUP The choice of winners at major festivals in 2016 confirmed that ‘emotion’ is climbing up the ladder of priorities for successfully engaging with people, and it is certainly here to stay. The ingredients for success seem certainly constant: a strong idea, anchored in a sharp insight, with a holistic creative execution, delivering tangible results ...

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Responsive & Responsible Leadership: A Media Trainer’s Point Of View

By Melody Kimmel, Senior Vice President and Training Program Lead, MSLGROUP Responsive and responsible leadership requires both sides of the brain. It also means properly understanding and navigating the emotional landscape. As a media and presentations trainer with two decades of experience, the theme of “responsive and responsible leadership” at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos got me thinking ab ...

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Finding the Signal in the Noise: Responsive & Responsible Leadership

By Peter Steere, Chairman, EMEA, MSLGROUP The best outcome a leader can hope for is to be able to create the space and environment for his or her co-workers to be heroes. One thing you can say about today’s world – it isn’t boring. Demanding yes, but boring no. The climate is changing, politics is shifting and the economy is pivoting east, while everyone is trying to find solid ground under their feet and d ...

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Responsive & Responsible Leadership In Action

By Guillaume Herbette, Global CEO, MSLGROUP In his recent op-ed, my colleague Nigel Salter, CEO of Salterbaxter MSLGROUP, placed the onus on business to mend the gap it has with society. “Business need to re-connect to society and its needs, deploying its amazing innovation and capacity to address global challenges and see these challenges for what they really are: a truly rare opportunity to rethink the re ...

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