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The Importance of recharging: Wherever and Whenever
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We want our team out of the office, lying on a beach, climbing a mountain, visiting family. Whatever we each find enjoyable, really. We think it’s important to refresh and recharge when needed, so we offer everyone unlimited vacation from the get-go. You might fall into one of two camps of reacti...
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The Art of Opportunity & other advice from ATB’s Chief of Brand
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“I never would have imagined ending up where I am today. I’ve never had a career plan or goals in the way you’re always taught you should. I’ve always just followed opportunities as they’ve come and learned to be open to anything.” Peggy Garritty started her career working in government, where sh...
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Meet the Judges: FINAL EDITION
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I bet you thought we were going to post all 4 parts of ‘Meet the Judges’ all in row. Surprise! We didn’t! It might be because we genuinely forgot and kept adding it to our todo list OR maybe its because its the final week leading up to the 39th Annual ACE Awards! One final [R...
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Meet the Judges: Part 3
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We sat down with Rene Rouleau (VP Creative Director at BIMM, Toronto), Leia Rogers (Creative Director & Managing Partner at Rethink, Vancouver), Dominic Prevost (Associate Creative Director at 123West, Vancouver), Gail Pak (Creative Director at Zulu Alpha Kilo, Toronto). and Nick Ostini (Art ...
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Meet the Judges: Part 2
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We sat down with Rene Rouleau (VP Creative Director at BIMM, Toronto), Leia Rogers (Creative Director & Managing Partner at Rethink, Vancouver), Dominic Prevost (Associate Creative Director at 123West, Vancouver), Gail Pak (Creative Director at Zulu Alpha Kilo, Toronto). and Nick Ostini (Art ...
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Meet the Judges: Part 1
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We sat down with Rene Rouleau (VP Creative Director at BIMM, Toronto), Leia Rogers (Creative Director & Managing Partner at Rethink, Vancouver), Dominic Prevost (Associate Creative Director at 123West, Vancouver), Gail Pak (Creative Director at Zulu Alpha Kilo, Toronto). and Nick Ostini (Art ...
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Guest Post: CKUA can teach us all a thing or two
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A funny thing happened on the way to inventing a new kind of local media in the form of the Alberta Podcast Network. We found great inspiration from and fellowship with an institution that has been in the local listening business longer than anyone. Since CKUA has been kind enough to include the ...
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How to Win an ACE Award
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First and foremost congratulations to all the winners at this year’s ACE Awards. The judges were very impressed with our community’s overall level of work, particularly on the design front. Every year the board receives member feedback on the awards show, and we see a few recurring questions; we ...
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3 Reasons You Should Sign Up for Agency Tours
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(But – don’t just take my word for it)   A part of my role as the Student and Membership Liaison for ACE is to visit classrooms at NAIT, the University of Alberta, MacEwan University and various student marketing and design clubs. At this point, you’re probably sick of hearing from me ...
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ACE Gives Back
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ACE Gives Back
We’re a non-profit, but that doesn’t stop us from supporting our community. As a part of our ACE Student Workshop each year, our students partner with a non-profit client to develop a full campaign under the guidance of an industry mentor. The winning campaign gets a coveted ACE award and the non...
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