Emakina review: 2010-2019

It sure might feel as if this decade was a long one. Coincidentally, recapping it on your own would take quite some time. That’s why we’ve got you covered on the topics that left their mark. We asked our intern, Iva Filipović, who was the only person still working at the Emakina office between Xmas […]

More Than Digital Day 2018

The Reference will be the main sponsor of More Than Digital Day 2018! The fourth edition of this conference about all things digital will take place on the 4th of October 2018 at Quartier Papier in Zaventem. This will be the place to be for folks who want to know about the latest trends and […]

AI Boosts Better User Experiences

Emakina Group CEO Brice Le Blévennec shares some ideas on the impact of AI. We live in a world where idiocracy seems unstoppable. It is on a conquest of the minds and hearts of people, frightened by just about everything and its opposite. At the same time, artificial intelligence keeps on progressing, entirely unconcerned about […]

Emakina wins 6 Interactive Media Awards

Emakina is one of the big winners in the Interactive Media Awards, with 2 ‘Best in Class’ and 4 ‘Outstanding Achievement’ distinctions. The jury of this worldwide contest follows the highest standards of excellence in web design and development and honours individuals and organizations for their outstanding achievement.     The Interactive Media Council (IMC) who created […]

Emakina and The Reference in Knack/Le Vif Apps jury

Over half a million apps to choose from…which ones would be smart to upload to your smartphone or tablet? In their latest issue, Knack and Le Vif magazines present the Top Applications for smartphones and tablets in the Belgian market. Belgium being the complex market it is, the list of course is different in the […]

CaseDay19: celebrating excellence in building digital businesses

Emakina Group’s Caseday19 showed a mature organization uniting 19 offices, confident in serving top companies with high-end digital and marketing services across 3 continents. 24 cases were presented as part of a group award, honoring the almost 1,000 talents in the group executing about 2,000 projects each year.

More Than Digital Day is Approaching: Book Your Tickets!

More Than Digital Day is a full day of keynotes and parallel sessions brought to you by top speakers – both local and international ones – each and every one an expert in his or her domain. Artificial Intelligence, Digital Transformation, Online Privacy, Customer Experience, and Bots & Business: these are just a few of […]

Digital Humanitarianism

Emakina launches its second online campaign for Terre des Hommes. Following an interactive website on the oppressive state of child-minors in Burkina Faso, the Swiss digital agency Emakina was entrusted with a new challenge by the humanitarian organization Terre des Hommes: create a website to promote the sponsorship of children in distress. Working in partnership […]

Events @ The Reference

Starting on February 10th, The Reference is organizing 10 events on different digital subjects. As trend watchers, innovators and opinion makers, they believe it is important to share their insights with customers. Experts of The Ref are happy to provide you with their knowledge and to discuss the best practices of all things digital. You […]

Anja Cappelle, new Managing Director of The Reference

The rumor was running in the market, it’s now official: The Reference has a new Managing Director in the person of Anja Cappelle who succeeds to Alexander van de Rostyne in the same function. Alexander, who did a tremendous job since his arrival at The Reference in 2003, abandons the day-to-day business but will stay […]

Happy Silver Birthday, The Reference!

Emakina Group company The Reference celebrated its silver birthday. The digital agency is going strong, with teams in Ghent, Antwerp and New York proudly serving a growing customer base, driven by the baseline ‘It’s more than digital, it’s your business’.

Make the Wow Factor Great Again!

A man wearing a black turtleneck once said: ‘Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.’ That man was actually quoting British science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke’s third law, who was as right in 1973 as he is today. This is why so many scientists, engineers, designers, inventors and digital agencies, among others, strive […]

Is real-time marketing ready for prime time?

Opportunities and Challenges Are In Abundance Over the last several years, the concept of real-time marketing has taken on new meaning and urgency within marketing circles worldwide.  The concept itself may not be necessarily new, but the discussion surrounding real-time marketing has recently come back into vogue as the result of a single tweet on […]

Belgian marketing is going digital, study of The Reference indicates

Belgian marketing is clearly going digital, a new study by Emakina’s agency in Ghent, The Reference, indicates. 150 decision makers of digital marketing initiatives in Belgian companies participated in the survey. In 2012, Belgian marketers will focus on social media marketing, mobile sites and monitoring performance. Their main challenges will be to turn data into actionable […]

The Reference and Emakina join forces

Yesterday, we announced our alliance with the Ghent-based agency The Reference. The combination of our two companies sees the birth of a new leader in the Belgian market for interactive agencies. Established in 1993, The Reference is one of the best-known interactive agencies in Belgium. Its team comprises some 40 people, working for prestigious customers […]