Deep Dive

The Future of Events

Live, virtual, hybrid, experiential – where are events headed in our new Covid-19 reality? Jonathan Cotton asks the question of marketers looking to leverage new technologies and (forced) trends so to maximise brand exposure and ROI.

Better Customer Experience: Art or Science?

Businesses who continue to elevate their customer experience offering from ordinary to extraordinary are triumphing over their competitors. But, while many brands talk a big CX game, many more still grapple with its implementation. David Nothling-Demmer asks what’s the big deal with CX as he maps out what Kiwi companies are doing to up their game.

Marketing Brand NZ to Kiwis

While much of the world is still under the grips of the pandemic, New Zealand is opening up for business – but with a difference. With our borders largely closed to the outside world, and in a country reliant on selling Brand NZ to foreign markets, Graham Medcalf asks how marketers have pivoted and repositioned their brands to appeal to Kiwis.

Marketing in a Downturn

Companies closing, staff being made redundant, employees taking pay cuts, this is the Covid-19 landscape. Graham Medcalf takes a look into what an economic downturn means for the marketing industry and what marketers need to do to adjust to the new reality.