Cristal Festival + FlixBus + Gwendoline Quesnel (ex-BNP Paribas) = ​​INSIDERS

by bold-lichterman

  • Cristal Festival: And the winners are …
  • FlixBus raises funds to expand internationally.
  • 1 in 4 French internet users has already watched an esports tournament.
  • The “leaders” in digital marketing vs. the “laggards”.
  • The nominations: Gwendoline Quesnel, Bertrand Fredenucci…

The Gauls - Cristal FestivalFrom December 14 to 17, the Crystal Festival, international media and communication summit, is held in Courchevel. Distributed in 12 categories, the agencies which carried out the best advertising campaigns of the past year were rewarded. Here are the winners:

  • Category “Digital»: Gold + Grand prize awarded to OMD Taiwan (in front page) for Google Taiwan.
    Additional Gold: FCB Zürich, Les Gaulois (opposite), BBDO New York, TBWARAAD, BBDO India, Isobar, Energy BBDO.

  • Category “Integrated»: Gold + Grand Prix awarded to Fred & Farid for Rémy Cointreau.
    Additional Gold: J. Walter Thompson Beirut.

  • Category “Online Video»: Gold + Grand Prix awarded to BBDO India for P&G India, and Wunderman Paris for Danone.
    Additional Gold: Fred & Farid.

  • Category “Promo & Direct»: Gold + Grand Prix awarded to TBWARAAD for Pril, and Nurun Paris for Delamaison.
    Additional Gold: TBWARAAD, Publicis Conseil, J. Walter Thompson Beirut, Buzzman, Saatchi & Saatchi France, McCann Paris.

  • Category “Movie»: Gold + Grand Prix awarded to King James Group for New Balance.
    Additional Gold: Mindshare Denmark, La Chose, Impact BBDO Dubai, BBDO India

  • Category “Film Craft»: Gold awarded to Impact BBDO Dubai, BBDO Africa, Quad Productions Quad Group, BBDO New York, 750mph, McCann Worldgroup Shanghai, Great Guns.

  • Category “Corporate & PR»: Gold awarded to Havas Paris, FCB Paris, Fred & Farid, Host, Babel, Buzzman, SapientNitro.

  • Category “Press»: Gold awarded to TBWARAAD.

  • Category “Outdoor»: Gold + Grand Prix awarded to Fred & Farid for Prodiss.
    Additional Gold: Saatchi & Saatchi France, TBWARAAD.

  • Category “Brand culture»: Gold + Grand Prix awarded to BBDO India for P&G India.
    Additional Gold: Isobar, Rosbeef !, Fred & Farid.

  • Category “Design»: Gold awarded to J. Walter Thompson Cairo for Al Ismaelia for Real Estate Investment.

  • Category “Radio»: Silver awarded to Impact BBDO Dubai for Johnson’s Baby.

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André SchwämmleinGerman carrier FlixBus announced a fundraising round from Silver Lake and its historic investors, General Atlantic, Holtzbrinck Ventures and automaker Daimler. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Co-founded in February 2013 by André Schwämmlein, the company specializes in long-distance coaches in Europe. To date, FlixBus claims a presence in 20 countries and more than 1,000 destinations across Europe. This investment should enable the carrier to strengthen its customer experience and accelerate its expansion on a European scale.

Read also: How Isilines wants to attract young travelers to its coaches

gaming-esportOne in four French Internet users has already watched an official e-sport tournament, on television or on the Internet, and nearly 27% of them say they wish to follow an e-sport competition, according to reports. data Mediametry. If we look more specifically at 15-34 year olds, this proportion reaches 44.2%.

During the month of October 2016, 4.3 million French Internet users connected to streaming platforms such as Twitch, Steam or Origin. This is 40% more than three years ago, in January 2016. Faced with this public enthusiasm, the television channels are trying to adapt: ​​in 2016, they are thus 7 to have broadcast a program of e-sport; in 2014, they were only 2.

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What distinguishes “leading” digital marketers from those behind the scenes? The customer data they manage to collect, according to the white paper “Connected Interaction to Power Brand Attraction»Produced by CMO Council, in partnership with IBM. And for good reason, 80% of “leaders” in digital manage to know, thanks to data, where their customers engage with a brand, and make their purchases. The “laggards”, for their part, are only 15% to identify this kind of information.


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Gwendoline Quesnel appointed Commercial Director at Pandatgwendoline-quesnel

Gwendoline Quesnel arrives at Pandate, financial services broker, as commercial director. As part of her new functions, she will be in charge of sales promotion, the establishment of partnerships, etc. Gwendoline Quesnel was previously Deputy Entity Director at BNP Paribas.

bertrand-fredenucciBertrand Fredenucci becomes shareholder and co-president of SaaSLab

Bertrand fredenucci comes to SaaSLab, a vehicle dedicated to long-term asset management, as shareholder and co-chair. In addition, he founded Btwinz SaaS Ventures in August 2013.