Small Budgets - Products
Cases eligible for this category must represent the only communications efforts for this brand (brand defined as listed in the “brand” question of the Effie entry form) during the time period that the effort entered ran.
It’s the middle of Q2 2018. Sales are stagnant. Rivals are more popular than ever on social media. Burger King needs a big, attention-driving splash, but all nonessential marketing budgets (like social media) have been frozen. What to do? Turns out one very small marquee with just two words is enough to push out of a sales slump while creating over $4MM in earned ad value for zero media spend. And while many lessons may be learned, one thing is clear: you don’t need much to make a big impact.
Brand: Burger King
Client: Burger King
Agency: MullenLowe U.S.
The Power of SHE
Companies with women in leadership perform better, but women are underrepresented. On International Women’s Day 2017, State Street Global Advisors placed Fearless Girl in New York’s financial district to ignite a conversation about the power of women in leadership. She generated over a billion impressions on Twitter in the first 12 hours. In three days she drove average daily trading volume of the SHE fund up 384%.
Brand: State Street Global Advisors
Client: State Street Global Advisors
Agency: McCann New York