The Reference’s Isabel Donvil: ‘The most important question is how to stay relevant’

Isabel Donvil recently accepted to lead digital agency the Reference as its sole MD. The innovative Emakina Group agency with offices in Ghent, Antwerp and New York is looking confidently to the future, journalist Myrte De Decker discovered when interviewing Isabel. Here are some extracts of the original article (in Dutch) in Belgium’s leading business […]

Pharma and healthcare: how to tackle 4 key obstacles to accelerate digital transformation (especially now)

Pharma and healthcare companies operate in a highly regulated industry when it comes to communication. Each message must meet very high standards in terms of transparency. There is also a limit on the messages that can be aimed at a general audience.
Brands in this industry communicate in both public and private environments and are therefore required to create multiple customer journeys that can differ quite substantially from one another.
they need to have a strong digital marketing and communication plan in place to deal with legislation without losing the impact of their communication, to engage different audiences via different channels and to improve brand performance online.

7 Snapshots from Salesforce Dreamforce

From the first glimpse of the Dreamforest to the applause closing at the last day’s final session, Salesforce once again made Dreamforce a true experience. It is impossible to tell everything, so here are seven snapshots to remember Dreamforce ’19 by.

Luxury Watches… What Makes People Tick?

Facebook’s Asher Rapkin shared some interesting ideas on luxury brands, social media and commerce at the Salon SIHH in Geneva earlier this year. You have to tell true stories, interact, leverage social media using the right ‘lingo’, and create overlapping communities. And then go from social to sales.

User Experience = Agencies’ New Core Business

The earth has revolved once more around the sun: we are in 2016 and the Digital Transformation is in full swing. Faced with a world of digital native start-ups, companies with physical operations used to appeal to specialist agencies. Now, though, they are increasingly running their own digital operations. The agencies need to rethink their […]

Emakina wins Best Influencer Campaign Award at Le Meilleur du Web

Congratulations to Emakina and premium Italian beer brand Peroni for winning the prestigious CUBE ‘Le meilleur du Web’ Award for their inspiring influencer campaign.
‘La Passegiata’ combined an original event with the support of top influencers, boosting awareness in the Swiss market for Peroni, and bringing life to its communication platform.
Peroni scored on all key parameters with this feel-good initiative, re-positioning as a premium lifestyle brand, and generating strong commitment.

How to make your business thrive in times of Corona

“Your users” as you knew them last year? They don’t exist anymore. Logically, the algorithms that used last year’s data to predict their behaviour, have become ineffective.
The main drivers for this unpredictability are boredom, creativity, anxiety and the need to connect with other people.
The main drivers for this unpredictability are boredom, creativity, anxiety and the need to connect with other people.

Emakina’s Leon Jacobs: advertising ruined social media

Emakina’s Leon Jacobs says advertising is killing social media but can save it. And all of us. With the right design questions, brands can use social media channels to help wire together brains to improve the lives of people around the world.

Emakina Stresses the Power of Actionable Data at Brussels Ecommerce Summit

What will the future of ecommerce hold for you? What are the latest experiences & best practices in this field? The power of implementing actionable data On Friday 20 April, the 5th Ecommerce Summit connects 300 attendees with 24 industry speakers. Emakina’s Arnaud Nullens and Sarah Claeys are two of the invited experts who will inspire […]

Mark Kaslatter: Digital Proust Questionnaire

Emakina Group has rapidly grown in recent years, as a trusted digital partner of major organisations. This is in part thanks to exceptional directors leading the way. A fine example is Mark Kaslatter, Managing Director of Emakina CEE. He teams up with Rainer Friedl at the helm of Emakina in Austria since 2019. His key […]

Catch The Marketing Soundwave: From Noise To Voice

Voice is becoming a reality on the same level as social, mobile and web. This means it is necessary for marketers to jump in now. Smart speakers and voice apps keep gaining ground. 60% of smartphone users have tried voice search at least once in the past 12 months. And 55% of teenagers use voice search every day. The consumers in the US and China are leading the way, with the UK and other European markets following.

How Alibaba and Mr. Porter sell luxury watches

The SIHH Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie in Geneva is the annual pow wow of exclusive watches. The dust of the event has long settled, but we take a moment to look back at some ideas Toby Bateman, MD of Luxury platform Mr. Porter and Terry von Bibra, GM Europe of Alibaba Group, shared […]

DBG Makes Home & Housing Economics Seriously Funny for SBAB

Famous Swedish show star Erik Haag prepares a ‘seriously funny comedy show’ at the Globe for SBAB bank Can you make home & housing economics “great fun”? Let’s ask famous Swedish comedy star Erik Haag to try to answers this question… That’s the original central idea in a creative campaign, concocted by Swedish bank SBAB […]

Emakina Case Day Inspires Creativity and Collaboration

This summer, Emakina’s Case Day once more proved to be an excellent forum for networking with colleagues, comparing best practices, and reflecting together on vision and technology. Hearts and Minds The 2015 Case Day at the Dolce near Brussels was an intense and enjoyable event, a real content packed roller-coaster. Over 100 people from Emakina […]

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