Welcome to the Final Round

Posted 04th Apr, 2014

Advertising is a fight. Each brief, a challenge. Chasing the big idea, an exercise in endurance. A bout can be easy, fluid, rhythmic. Jab. Jab. There’s the 5 a.m. stroke of genius. Right hook. The fresh execution. Uppercut. The approval-by-committee. TKO. Or it can be endless, exhausting, bloody. Round Two. DDB is proud to be […]

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STUDENT MENTORING WRAP UP

Posted 28th Oct, 2013

We had our annual student mentoring night last week and Jamie Chapelsky gracious provided us with a great wrap-up of her experience at this event.

A big thank you to Starburst Creative for coming on board as our presenting sponsor. We couldn’t do it without you!

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ACE NEEDS A NEW WEBSITE

Posted 06th Aug, 2013

Change is inevitable. And as much as we’ve loved our website over the past couple of years, it’s getting a little creaky – time for an upgrade.

We’ve issued an RFP for a re-do of our website. The design is great, but not mobile-friendly. And the backend needs an overhaul.

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INTRODUCING YOUR NEW ACE BOARD MEMBERS

Posted 21st May, 2013

Last Wednesday we had a fantastic, though longer than anticipated AGM at the Mercer Warehouse. We had a lot of people who were brave enough to put their names forward for the 2013/2014 board, all great candidates.

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IT’S AGM TIME!

Posted 10th May, 2013

The ACE board is one of the few I’ve seen where everyone works, hard. Every year, about half of us depart, and we bring on a new, energetic group of people to administer what is one of the oldest advertising industry associations in Canada. I’m excited. We’ve got tremendous people putting their names forward and I can’t wait to work with those who are successful in next week’s election.

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CREATIVES ROUNDTABLE RECAP

Posted 18th Mar, 2013

For Ad Week 2013, Joyce Byrne had the pleasure of moderating a discussion panel of creatives for the Edmonton Advertising Club of Edmonton. Here’s her post-moderation interviews with each of the panelists.

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ACE ON DISPLAY

Posted 27th Feb, 2013

Creative judges from across the country were in Edmonton checking out the brilliant work that has come from our city. Now it’s your chance to come view all of the entries for the 34th Annual ACE Awards!

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MARC BRISBOURNE

Posted 07th Feb, 2013

With great sadness, we announce the passing of Marc Brisbourne, Chair of Design Studies at MacEwan University. Deepest sympathy is extended to his wife, Constanza Pacher, his family and all his colleagues.

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