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IBM Watson Advertising and Adweek Launch The Institute for Brand Marketing™

NEW YORK (September 23, 2019) — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Adweek, LLC today launched The Institute for Brand Marketing™, a new program designed to educate marketers in collaboration with IBM Watson Advertising and Adweek. Available today on adweek.com/ibm, the program offers marketers complimentary interactive online courses and live educational experiences to help cultivate their skills and knowledge to advance in a disruptive marketplace.

Adweek Officially Launches New Video Series, I’m With the Brand

NEW YORK (September 10, 2019) — Adweek, the leading source of news and analysis covering the advertising and marketing industry, announced today the official launch of its new video series, I’m With the Brand. I’m With the Brand, hosted by Ian Wishingrad, features insightful interviews with the industry’s most daring entrepreneurs, focusing on the personal experiences and inspiring stories of what it took to build their brands.

Adweek Unveils Its New Diversity and Inclusion Council, Bringing Together C-Suite Champions to Focus on Advancing the Marketing Industry with Scale and Impact

NEW YORK (September 5, 2019) — Adweek, the leading resource for the brand marketing and advertising community, today announced the launch of a new advisory committee: The Adweek Diversity and Inclusion Council. This new committee enlists 23 of the marketing industry’s leading Chief Marketing Officers, Chief Brand Officers, Chief Executive Officers, Brand Presidents, and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officers at the helm of some of the world’s most renowned brands.

Adweek Announces Partnership with Technology Expert Shelly Palmer

NEW YORK (September 4, 2019) — Adweek, the leading resource for brand marketers, today announced its collaboration with tech advisor, Shelly Palmer. This partnership enables Adweek to provide greater insight into the everchanging technological world to its readership of over 6 million engaged professionals in the advertising and marketing industries.

Adweek Announces 2019 Brand Genius Class of Top Marketers

NEW YORK (August 14, 2019) — Adweek, the leading resource for brand marketers, today announced the recipients of its 30th annual Brand Genius awards, the marketing and branding world’s consummate honor. Brand Visionary Chrissy Teigen and Brand Save winner Stand Up To Cancer will be celebrated, along with their fellow honorees at our Brand Genius gala on Monday, Nov. 4, at Brandweek in Palm Springs, Calif.

Adweek Celebrates “The Most Powerful Women in Sports”

NEW YORK (July 8, 2019) — Adweek today released its annual “Most Powerful Women in Sports” honorees, featuring indomitable soccer star Alex Morgan on the cover and 29 other game changers on and off the field—from Alexys Feaster (NBA), Barbara McHugh (MLB), Charlotte Jones Anderson (Dallas Cowboys) and Jill Gregory (Nascar) to Celeste Burgoyne (Lululemon), Katie Myers (CAA Brand Consulting) and Kelly Dunne (CBS Sports Marketing).

Adweek Proudly Celebrates 40 Years Bold—and Counting

NEW YORK (June 24, 2019) — For 40 years, Adweek has been a beacon for the advertising and marketing community, navigating the rapid changes, global trends and cultural implications of the industry’s ever-evolving landscape. As the leading source of news and insight serving the advertising and marketing community, Adweek proudly announces the launch of new editorial initiatives and thought-leadership events throughout the year, culminating in a celebration that honors the four-decade milestone and the media and event company’s bright future.

IBM Watson Advertising and Adweek Create Institute for Brand Marketing™

CANNES, France, (June 17, 2019) — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Adweek, LLC today announced the creation of the Institute for Brand Marketing™, a program for marketers designed in partnership with IBM Watson Advertising and Adweek. Offering marketers the skills to help  advance in a disruptive marketplace, the initiative will provide complimentary, interactive courses, custom research, thought leadership and live educational experiences at industry events across the country.

Adweek Takes Honors in the 22nd Annual Webby Awards and the Folio: Top Women in Media Awards

NEW YORK (April 29, 2019) — Adweek, the leading resource for the brand marketing and advertising community, was announced as a 2019 honoree in the 22nd annual Webby Awards in the Websites: Business Blog/Website category. Lisa Granatstein, Editor, Senior Vice President, Programming at Adweek was also chosen as one of the 2019 Folio: Top Women in Media honorees in the Corporate Champions category.

Adweek Announces New Co-Leadership Roles for Editorial

NEW YORK (April 29, 2019) — Adweek, the leading resource for the brand marketing and advertising community, today announced new roles for the leaders of its editorial team with Lisa Granatstein and Stephanie Paterik taking the helm. In their respective roles, Stephanie Paterik, Executive Editor, will oversee newsroom operations including editorial coverage and strategy. Lisa Granatstein, Editor, Senior Vice President, Programming, will lead Adweek’s event programming and award-winning magazines. James Cooper will transition from Editorial Director to Editor-at-Large, continuing to work with Adweek on key special projects.
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