ADVISORY, Sept. 23, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —
Advertising Week – the world’s largest gathering of industry leaders across advertising, technology, business, entertainment, marketing, media and social good – kicks off its 2016 conference in New York this week and will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.
Hosted in New York from September 26th to 30th, the 18th global edition of the event will bring together the brightest business and creative leaders to share their visions, passions, and practices at Advertising Week.
In honor of the occasion, Lance Pillersdorf, President and COO of Advertising Week, will ring the Closing Bell.
As part of Advertising Week tradition, brand mascots will take the stage for the Closing Bell, including: Charlie the Tuna, Woodsy Owl, Little Caesar, Vince and Larry Crash Test Dummies, Cleatus the FOX Sports Robot, The Laughing Cow, Sugar Bear, Chester Cheetah, The Nesquik Bunny, Horatio Magellan Crunch, Kool-Aid Man, Vlasic Stork, Pillsbury Doughboy, Mr. Peanut, Serta Counting Sheep, Travelocity Roaming Gnome, ICEE Bear, Slush Puppie, Rooty the Great Root Bear, and more.
The mascots are celebrating Advertising Week’s 13th annual Madison Avenue Walk of Fame – the ad industry’s version of the Hollywood Walk of Fame – and will be inducting this year’s most iconic mascots and slogans.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Monday, September 26, 2016 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Advertising Week Contact:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About Advertising Week
Since its creation in 2004, Advertising Week has drawn more than 2.5 million participants from around the world to New York City, London and Tokyo for a weeklong hybrid of thought leadership seminars and unique evening events. 2016 marks the 13th edition of Advertising Week in New York City. In 2013, Advertising Week global organizer Stillwell Partners launched Advertising Week Europe and earlier this year, Advertising Week Asia in Tokyo. Later this year, Stillwell will launch in Havana marking the first major American-led business to business event in Cuba since 1959. Beyond education, engagement, enlightenment and entertainment, the global mission of The Week is to inspire young people to join the craft, to focus on the social impacts of advertising, assemble the world’s best and brightest to foster dialogue on the most pressing and interesting issues facing the industry, and to shine a light on the business and economic influence of the advertising, media and marketing industries.
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