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Advice

Top 5 tips on getting the most from your profile

Header image: Mike Perkins At the time of writing, Creativepool is now home to well over 270,000 creatives, with 20,000 companies using the platform to find talent from across the globe. If you are a member on the platform, standing out among so...

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Features

Not another bloody creative awards

Awards season has once again started in full swing. And with it comes the inevitable debate on whether or not awards are useful and if we agree they are useful - what exactly are they useful for? So far this year I haven’t seen any high profile...

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Events

Sneak preview of my intro to Connect: London 2018

The turmoil of 2018 is close to being over. Only for a whole new era of uncertainty to seemingly be on the horizon. The internet that was supposed to broaden our worlds and bring us closer together seems to have divided nations and neighbours....

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Seven talks to see at Connect: London 2018

There's less than two weeks to go until Connect: London, a new creative festival that will see two days of insight, inspiration and thought-provoking conversation take place at Boiler House, Old Truman Brewery. With so much on the agenda such as...

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November 2018 Creative Calendar

Anyone who commits to lifelong learning can expect many prolific returns. Expanding one’s knowledge presents opportunities to better understand the world and our fellow humans while advancing our skills. In a constantly changing world,...

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What’s the point of traditional advertising in 2018?

Creativepool Creative Debates are the tonic to the endless one-way talks that we have an abundance of in our sector. We teamed up with Dare during Cannes Lions 2018 to tackle a controversial question, ‘What’s the point of traditional...

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Features

Poolcast: Talking all things Cannes Lions with Philip Thomas

On a rather less than spectacular London spring day, we sat down with Philip Thomas, CEO of Ascential Events, the parent company of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and its five associated Festivals, Money2020, and a diverse...

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Annual 2018 judging panel announced!

Top level creatives and marketers from agencies and brands around the world make up the judging panel for the Creativepool Annual 2018 - a celebration of the heroes behind the industry’s creative output. The judging panel, made up of 185...

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Features

Do we still need Cannes?

Last night I was invited along to the Cannes Lions Official Launch at the rather swanky Mondrian London at Sea Containers. The room was filled with about 50 key members of the press from the usual suspects and a broadcast was streamed to about 500...

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CONNECT & POOL PARTY 2017: A day to remember!

It has been overwhelming to see the stream of positive emails, tweets, comments and pictures pouring in after our inaugural festival CONNECT 2017 and our notorious POOL PARTY. As connectors of the creative industry, it was a pleasure to see the...