AFTER A MORE than 70-year run as Hoffman York, the ad agency decided it was time for an image update. So the shop with offices in Chicago and Milwaukee has rebranded itself as HY Connect.
The name change may be cosmetic, but according to HY Connect president
DIGITAL KITCHEN has brought some Cannes glory to Chicago. The Chicago-based collective of more than 100 artists, designers and filmmakers walked off Wednesday with the Grand Prix in the design category at the Cannes International Advertising Festival, considered the most prestigious of the many advertising award shows he
IT’S A NEW DAY at Euro RSCG/Chicago. That might not sound like a big deal. But it really is, considering where Euro was as recently as last year when the agency looked to be falling backwards to the near corpselike state that threatened the agency’s very survival s
THE 2011 CANNES LIONS INTERNATIONAL ad festival fast approaches. And as it has for many years, Chicago ad shop Leo Burnett has compiled its list of the top 40 spots and other advertising projects expected to compete for top prizes at what is generally considered the wor
We’re back. Just like that. Ruth Ratny, a longtime chronicler of the Chicago advertising, post production and film industries, has asked us to write a column for ReelChicago.com.
So we are. We spent the last 10 years writing about advertising, radio and television for the Chicago Sun-Times. It was a perio