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Posts Tagged ‘Universal McCann’

Cubes: Check Out IPG’s ‘Desk of the Future’

In this episode of Cubes, we tour the worldwide headquarters of IPG Mediabrands, the media holding company responsible for $34 billion in global revenue from advertising agencies such as Universal McCann. IPG’s work includes the Geico Gecko and Volkswagen’s pint-sized Darth Vader.

The IPG headquarters is home to a cutting edge media lab full of Minority Report-esque marketing technology, and the office includes a high-tech workspace dubbed “the desk of the future” and a skyway stretching 10 stories above the street that was once used by the Gimbels department story, the building’s previous tenant.

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Traveling Game Show Coming To Town

cwoolery01.jpgIn Touch Weekly is hosting a “traveling game show,” called Hollywood Hotseat, that, you guessed it, travels around the country pitting top advertising agencies against each other in a test of celebrity knowledge. (Oh, that’s not what you guessed?)

The Los Angeles edition will film here on Wednesday, featuring agency teams from Carat, DDB, Horizon Media, Initiative, Mediacom, MediaVest, OMD, RPA, Universal McCann, and ZenithOptimedia.

And, of course, it’s hosted by Chuck Woolery.

Since this is a game show about people who write press releases, it’s only fair to include the press release:

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