Established in 1954, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has been bringing the creative communications industry together every year at its one-of-a-kind event to learn, network and celebrate. Quebec has shined more than once among the prestigious finalists. Innovative, cultural, this festival holds us in suspense every year! Get ready, the event will take place between June 17th and 24th!
The CASSIES is Canada’s premier advertising awards program which recognizes the effect advertising campaigns have on driving advertisers’ business. Caught your curiosity? Take a look at what it takes to ensure an effective and successful advertising campaign!
These awards are presented by :
-The Institute of Communication Agencies (ICA)
-The « Association des agences de communication créative » (A2C)
-The « Association des professionnels de la communication et du marketing » (APCM)
Each year, New York offers a series of media competitions including the 7th art and radio festivals which revolve around various fields including health, finance and advertising.
Renowned internationally, these competitions recognize the different subject matters related to art, ranging from creative to political themes. Why not take a tour to familiarize yourself with the global trends and hot topics that will be treated in 2017!
Montreal has just crossed the threshold of its 375th anniversary! The year promises to be festive, the city will vibrate to the rhythms of the various activities planned throughout the year! Whether in snowy February or under the warm sun of August, you will find many ways to celebrate! To make sure you don’t miss anything, stay tuned by adding this page to your favorites!
It’s a record! Five Platinum trophies, the highest award of the competition, were handed over to the agency. A first Platinum award for the Discover Desjardins West Island flyer, a second to Atlas Copco for their corporate brochure, a third to Posthume Productions for their 2015-2016 season posters. La Fondation Gérard-Delage also won a platinum for their new website and a fifth was awarded to the French American School of Minneapolis for their new logo.
A total of six Gold trophies were also awarded to Maestro. Amongst the winners, the French American School of Princeton received a Gold Award for its direct mail campaign, the Forest & Stream Club for their promotional brochure, Brilotti Master Cleaner for a Pop Art print advertising, the Commission scolaire Marguerite -Bourgeoys for a promotional campaign, Desjardins West Island for their new website and a sixth award to West Island Community Shares for their new logo.
In addition, seven Honorable Mentions were awarded to Maestro, specifically to West Island Community Shares for two videos, La Maison Caracol for a new logo, a mural design for GE Current, “Eustachois par choix” advertising campaign for the City of Saint-Eustache as well as a print advertising and new logo for the AutoForce Group.
Considered as one of the most important and respected competitions in the world, MarCom Awards is run by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP). The prestigious Platinum Award, the highest award given in the competition, is awarded to participants who have submitted outstanding campaigns and are recognized for their excellence in terms of quality, creativity and resourcefulness. The Gold Award is presented to those entries judged to exceed the high standards of the industry norm.
Maestro Communications was honoured to have received so much international acclaim. “We are very happy and proud for our customers that such praise was offered by our peers. With each project, our team strives to contribute to the success of our customers. Our team is always looking to outdo itself ” said Eric Léouzon, President of Maestro.
Maestro est fier d’être le partenaire principale de POSTHUME Productions.
Pour plus de détails sur leur saison, consultez posthume.org.
Maestro recently lauched a new campaign for the Open Door Event of the Stanilas College in both Montreal and Quebec City. This campaign, which reflects a more personalized and human facet, was created via a photo shoot featuring 6 youths representing elementary, high school and college backgrounds. Three brochures were then designed, two of them which you can view online:
We thank the Collège Stanislas who have placed their trust in us for nearly 5 years!
For more on our projects with the Collège Stanislas, click here.
Sizzlin’ Hot Home Contest
Win a Broil King® Imperial™ BBQ!
June 11th, 2016
The Sizzlin’ Hot Home contest is organized by the Fédération des caisses Desjardins du Québec (hereafter the “Contest Organizers”). It will run within the RONA store located at 3933 Boulevard Saint-Charles in Pierrefonds, Quebec from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. (ET) on Saturday, June 11, 2016 (hereafter the “Contest Period”).
The Professional Federation of Quebec Journalists (FPJQ) will be highlighting the World Press Freedom Day on May 10th!
This year’s celebration will feature a live cabaret animated by Patrick Lagacé.
A quick look at what awaits you: live performances, heated discussions and many other surprises ! Maestro Communications, a proud sponsor of the evening, will graciously provide all visual materials.
Hope to you see you there!
When: Tuesday May 10
O Patro Vys
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Come taste a variety of wine, beers and spirits from near and far. Come meet Bill Zarchakiw from The Gazette and Chacun son vin, who will be present in the evening to answer all your wine tasting questions!
When: March 17
Cost: $20 in advance or $25 at the event
Maestro is a proud partner of both Partage-action and the Wine Show since their beginnings.