The music festival industry is a multi billion dollar industry, driven by ticket sales, sponsorships, merchandise, and food and drinks sales. From Coachella in the U.S. to Glastonbury in the UK to Splendour in the Grass in Australia, Fuji Rock in Japan to Rock in Rio (de Janeiro), multi-day music festivals are continuing to draw large crowds and, with them, more brands and advertisers.Read More
Travel & Tourism is one of the strongest growing sectors in the world, directly contributing $2.3 trillion to the global economy in 2016 with an expected growth rate of 3.9% year-over-year (YoY) for the next 10 years. With worldwide digital travel sales expected to reach $1 trillion by 2022, marketers and advertisers have an immense opportunity before them.
Globally, weddings are a $300 billion industry. This is unsurprising given the millions of marriages that take place each year in Asia, Europe and the U.S., respectively. With peak wedding season upon us, brands are hoping to walk down the aisles with the brides and grooms.
Summer is right around the corner (for those in the Northern Hemisphere, that is) and many of us have begun to plan our holidays and getaways. The season is hot (pun intended) for a variety of activities and events, and brands are seeing this as an optimal time to reach eager summer spenders.
In 86 countries, including the U.S., Australia, Brazil, Canada, New Zealand, India and South Africa, Mother’s Day is celebrated annually on the 2 nd Sunday of May. In many other parts of the world, Mother’s Day is observed on different days (e.g. the UK celebrates Mother’s Day in March). With all that mothers do for their families, officially honoring them once a year is the least we can do.
Topics: Holiday / Seasonal
With the UK general election coming up on June 8, political advertisers and marketers have the opportunity to influence voters. Digital advertising plays a major role in political elections, amplifying awareness and exposure of the candidates and their political issues.
Programmatic advertising is on the rise and, with that, a growing need to boost audience planning and targeting strategies. This has never been more evident than in Eyeota’s second Annual Index Report, which highlights audience data expenditure across different regions and advertiser sectors in 2016.Read More
Topics: Eyeota Index
Easter is a time for family, faith and fun, with pastel shades and chocolate eggs ushering in warmer and sunnier times. Easter is also a great opportunity for brands to engage with their audiences, especially in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia, where the holiday is heavily observed.
Australia’s sporting events are as wide-ranging as they are intense, with heavy competitions in cricket, rugby, horse racing and, most of all, Australian rules football (which has several aliases - Aussie rules, footy and Australian Football League/AFL).