Havas Chicago/Moen campaign – #UnlockWaterForAll

3+ In a new campaign created by Havas Chicago, #UnlockWaterForAll, Moen is encouraging people to send a letter to Congress at FoodAndWaterAction.org, urging them to issue a national moratorium on water shutoffs during this time.  In creating the campaign, Havas leaned into the universal human truth that water is a basic right and people with fewer … Continue reading “Havas Chicago/Moen campaign – #UnlockWaterForAll”

Havas & Battery join creative & media for Epic Games

3+ Havas Media and Battery announce today that the Epic Games Store joined forces with the Havas Group for creative and media duties on an unprecedented user acquisition campaign “The Vault.”  The pair executed the media, strategy, and creative development for this global campaign through an integrated approach to increase global awareness and drive new user acquisition. “The Vault” … Continue reading “Havas & Battery join creative & media for Epic Games”

Havas staff encouraged to stand united against racism

2+ Havas staff were encouraged to take Friday to stand united against racism. CEO Yannick Bolloré said “the purpose of this day is to contemplate our roles in improving racial justice and diversity in and outside of our business, to take personal action or to do whatever you feel best serves you, your personal journey, your loved … Continue reading “Havas staff encouraged to stand united against racism”

Havas concepts, sells, produces Hefty spots in 2 weeks

3+ This must have been a hefty job. Like really hefty. Word has gotten to Reel Chicago that Havas concepted, sold, produced, shot, edited, composed music and sound design, audio mixed, colored and trafficked three Hefty spots in just 2 and a half weeks.  John Norman, Chief Creative Officer at Havas Chicago is energized and encouraged … Continue reading “Havas concepts, sells, produces Hefty spots in 2 weeks”

Havas bolsters data-driven creative leadership

2+ Harnessing the power of data, technology and creativity to build meaningful American brands through craft and culture, Havas Chicago Group has hired three key executives to enhance the agency’s leadership team. Former Facebook executive Liz Roche joins Havas Helia, a digital agency that uses data to create optimized customer experiences, as managing director. In … Continue reading “Havas bolsters data-driven creative leadership”

Mayor puts foot down in witty new PSAs from Havas

5+ Chicago’s Mayor Lori Lightfoot is educating the City of Chicago on how she’s staying home and saving lives through baking, decorating, playing music and sipping tea. Through a series of PSAs the Mayor promotes home activities and social distancing as cities across the country move to bend the curve of the pandemic. To produce … Continue reading “Mayor puts foot down in witty new PSAs from Havas”

Havas helps REALTORS launch ‘Look for the R’

3+ Havas Chicago is helping the National Association of REALTORS (NAR) build on the successful launch of last year’s That’s Who We R with a new national branding campaign titled, Look for the R. Look for the R kicks off with a series of three new spots that showcase the iconic “R” trademark as a … Continue reading “Havas helps REALTORS launch ‘Look for the R’”

Havas Chicago names Nicole Laughlin President & CCO

3+ With a steadfast commitment to building meaningful American brands through craft and culture, Havas Chicago has hired marketing executive Nicole Laughlin as president of the creative agency. Coming most recently from Facebook, where she led global marketing solutions, Laughlin brings a modern approach to help brands authentically deliver powerful creative ideas on modern platforms. … Continue reading “Havas Chicago names Nicole Laughlin President & CCO”

Havas names ‘powerhouse’ John Norman new CCO

3+ Seasoned ad pro has created renowned work for major brands including Walmart, Nike, Coca-Cola and Gatorade. A celebrated industry veteran who has worked with trendsetting brands such as Walmart, Nike, Coca-Cola and Gatorade, John Norman will now bring his world-class level of advertising to expertise to Havas, Chicago. Yesterday, the agency named Norman Chief … Continue reading “Havas names ‘powerhouse’ John Norman new CCO”

Havas Chicago adds purpose to its black coffee

1+ An experiential coffee shop meets cultural conversation in Havas’ latest lobby installment (donuts included) Coffee is a piping hot vehicle that can showcase what many black people experience, and have experienced, in corporate America. The Havas Chicago team is at it again. Having become known for their amazing and provocative lobby installations tying into … Continue reading “Havas Chicago adds purpose to its black coffee”

New Havas installation features artists baring their souls

4+ Together with The Pink Agenda, the agency takes ad creativity to another level with “The Naked Truth” Havas has erected a powerful greeting for all-comers who pass through the agency’s glass doors. Teaming with The Pink Agenda, the company has erected a lobby installation of twelve original artworks created by women fighting, surviving, and … Continue reading “New Havas installation features artists baring their souls”

Havas launches elegant new campaign for Moen

5+   Moen celebrates how water designs our life with four product-focused spots     And you thought Havas only did amazing installations. The Chicago agency has kicked off a new advertising campaign for North Olmsted, Ohio-based Moen that can only be described as dramatic and beautiful. You know, just like water can be. The … Continue reading “Havas launches elegant new campaign for Moen”

Havas Chicago goes “Westworld” for Carl’s Jr

2+ To celebrate the fanboy and girl in all of us for Westworld’s return, Carl’s Jr has released a seriously close version of Westworld’s opening theme song via their Twitter account. Welcome to WesternBaconWorld. But as the 50-second video claims, “it’s in no way related to a certain show airing on a certain network at … Continue reading “Havas Chicago goes “Westworld” for Carl’s Jr”

Havas and Hardee’s serve up “Hick-Hop” for ‘Merica

4+ No, that wasn’t a Chevy Truck spot we just watched. It was Hardee’s. However, if one wasn’t paying too much attention, the new anthemic, feel-good spot which introduces the concept of “comfort culture” could get mistaken for something that rolled out of Detroit. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. Hardee’s, which is Carl’s Jr … Continue reading “Havas and Hardee’s serve up “Hick-Hop” for ‘Merica”

Havas unveils 2nd #blackatwork installation

6+ Havas Chicago has a little “Blacksplaining” to do to the rest of us. To celebrate Black History Month and carry the conversation into Women’s History Month, Havas Chicago has launched its second annual #BLACKATWORK installation, with a specific focus on Black women.     The spectacular interactive exploration is designed to immerse participants of all races into the … Continue reading “Havas unveils 2nd #blackatwork installation”

Havas makes bold statements with two lobby installations

9+ According to San Francisco-based muralist and artist Lauren Asta, art creates an emotional connection within us. She states on her website that art, “allows us to pay attention and to be connected to it and thus be connected with others. I want my time here in this life to be special and meaningful.” Havas … Continue reading “Havas makes bold statements with two lobby installations”

Havas, Escape Pod, MIFF, Thor, Larry David in the news

5+ Anna Parker promoted to Chief Strategy Officer at Havas Havas Chicago announced that it has promoted Anna (Newburn) Parker to Chief Strategy Officer. She joins Havas Chicago’s executive leadership team which includes Paul Marobella, Jason Peterson, Tatia Torrey, Jennifer Marszalek, Lisa Evia and Angelo Kritikos. Considered a major contributor to the transformation of the … Continue reading “Havas, Escape Pod, MIFF, Thor, Larry David in the news”