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Agency: Young & Rubicam

Location: New York, NY

Website: http://www.yr.com

Twitter:  @YoungRubicam

Instagram:  @YoungRubicam
 

ABOUT

Strong local agencies resonate globally.    We believe the strongest global networks have the strongest local agencies because consumers connect, consume and commit to brands locally.  At the same time,  we are organically connected and have the structures, processes and culture that make collaboration across the network and global marketing effective.    Y&R’s global boutique is rooted in the way we built and expanded the agency — organically, driven by client need, led by local talent.  Our agencies have the authenticity of their local roots and are empowered to be the best in their market.     All our agencies add up to something greater than the sum of their parts, however.  We are united by our vision and mission and by our values.  By common tools and resources.  We are connected by shared technology.    In the end, we believe this positioning helps us create work that has culturally relevant insights and creative, market by market.  But we also have the ability to bring the full force of the global network to bear on every brand and every assignment.    No matter where you are, no matter where you do business around the world, the Y&R name stands for the same level of commitment, excellence, entrepreneurial spirit — and, most important, results.

 

Top 3 Interesting Facts or Things to Do in the Agency's Host City?

  1. New York City is one of the biggest and multi-cultural cities in the world.

  2. New York City has 4000 street food vendors including hot dogs, pretzels, falafel, kebobs, and more.

  3. New York City is home to the The Metropolitan Museum of Art (“The Met”) which contains over 2 million works, making it one of the largest art museums in the world.

Top 3 Interesting Facts a #MAIP2016 Fellow Won't Find on the Agency's Website?

  1. Y&R produced a soap opera, Young & the Restless, to help promote client brands.

  2. Y&R created the phrase for UNCF - A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste. Still supports UNCF.

  3. Y&R won the Media Grand Prix at Cannes for app that helps women in danger by shaking phone.