DISPLAY ADVERTISING, RETARGETING
Captivate | January 19, 2023
Captivate, a leading digital-out-of-home video network, and WeWork, one of the global leaders in flexible space providers, announced a strategic partnership to display the Captivate on-screen content experience on existing digital screens in WeWork lobbies, elevator banks, and collaborative workplaces. "WeWork Powered by Captivate" will give marketers access to modern, high-value professionals who make business and personal purchase decisions.
Captivate will act as a complete communication solution for WeWork locations, offering an engaging viewer experience that educates and entertains WeWork members and visitors while displaying relevant advertisements during their workdays. In addition, the partnership expands Captivate's network by 175+ locations in major North American metropolitan regions, increasing the number of Captivate office and residential building displays to over 14,500 screens.
CEO of Captivate, Marc Kidd, said, "We are excited to offer advertisers and WeWork members the benefits of our video network." He also stated, "Our partnership means advertisers can more easily reach coveted B2B decision-makers and B2C consumers with spending power at multiple daily touch points throughout the day. And Captivate's skilled editorial team brings value to WeWork members and guests with an interesting combination of news and entertainment, plus high-utility content such as traffic and weather updates."
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
Captivate provides a rich content experience to complement WeWork's creative workplaces with a programming mix customized for modern professionals. It also provides contextually relevant environments with custom-branded solutions, such as content alignment and branded integrations, to activate campaigns for agencies and brands.
Captivate is the industry-leading digital media network, including over 13,200 screens in prime areas where modern professionals work and live. Through innovative, research-driven, and Nielsen-measured advertising and marketing campaigns, it links advertisers with over 13 million unique monthly viewers by providing its audience with relevant news and practical advice. In addition, through live editorial content, the company offers advertisers a highly desirable and difficult-to-reach audience of affluent and influential business professionals. The company, which was founded in 1997, is owned by Generation Partners and TEGNA.
AD TECH AND MARTECH
DoubleVerify | March 01, 2023
On February 28, 2023, DoubleVerify, announced a partnership with Samsung Ads Europe to offer a range of solutions to advertisers. The collaboration will enable advertisers to ensure the effectiveness of their video and CTV campaigns through DV Video Complete. This offering will be available to advertisers across Samsung's 50 million Smart TVs throughout Europe.
DV Video Complete is a comprehensive solution that enables advertisers to monitor and optimize their video campaigns. The solution offers a range of measurement and protection tools that help advertisers ensure that their ads are being seen by real people in a brand-appropriate environment, within the targeted geography, and across all platforms, including CTV. In addition, this solution empowers advertisers to measure their campaigns' effectiveness and make adjustments as needed.
Samsung Ads Europe advertisers can access the most comprehensive and scalable CTV verification solution through DV Video Complete. The solution is facilitated by the DV Video OmniTag, which enables Samsung Ads advertisers to use a single VAST tag across all environments for those who use inventory from Samsung Ads Europe. This approach streamlines the verification process and ensures a consistent user experience across all platforms.
Managing Director, EMEA at DoubleVerify, Nick Reid, said, "We're extremely proud to be partnering with Samsung Ads Europe, one of the largest video and CTV platforms in Europe. As a global leader in CTV verification, we recognise that authenticating media quality and strengthening brand protection is essential to maintaining advertiser trust. With our market-leading suite of tools, advertisers will be able to maximise the value of their CTV inventory and improve their return on investment."
(Source – ExchangeWire)
DoubleVerify is a leading digital media measurement, data and analytics software platform. The company provides solutions for digital advertisers, publishers, and ad tech vendors to ensure their digital advertising campaigns are effective, brand-safe, and fraud-free.
The Firm was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in NYC, with offices in London, Tel Aviv, and other locations worldwide. Its solutions include ad verification, fraud detection, brand safety, and viewability measurement. DoubleVerify's clients include major brands, publishers, and advertising platforms across the automotive, financial services, retail, and technology industries. The company is recognized for its innovative solutions and has won numerous awards for its technology and customer service.
Hivestack | March 16, 2023
Hivestack, a company that makes programmatic digital out-of-home (DOOH) advertising technology, has teamed up with Focus Media Hong Kong to give local and international buyers access to Focus Media's network of digital panels and billboards.
The network has Causeway Bay, Tsim Sha Tsui, Mongkok, and Kwun Tong, as well as Hong Kong's first digital screen that can be turned on programmatically with 3D creative executions. It is the first and only one in Hong Kong. With the help of Hivestack's programmatic DOOH advertising technology, advertisers will be able to reach a wider audience and send more targeted and personalized ads. It also marks a significant step towards the digital transformation of Hong Kong's out-of-home advertising industry.
Troy Yang, MD of North Asia at Hivestack, said, "Focus Media Hong Kong helps to expand the variety of DOOH screens for media buyers." He also said, “The whole team at Hivestack is thrilled to partner with Focus Media in Hong Kong, which will now exclusively use the Hivestack SSP to drive incremental revenue from our global network of advertisers." He further said, "This partnership provides countless opportunities for brands, agencies, and omni-channel DSPs both locally and globally to activate programmatic DOOH campaigns across some of the most strategic locations in Hong Kong."
(Source - Exchangewire)
The goal of the partnership is to bring in more money from global advertisers and take the process of buying programmatic DOOH ads to the next level. In Hong Kong, digital advertising that is based on data was expected to bring in 62% of all advertising revenue by 2022.
Hivestack is a full stack adtech company that specializes in programmatic digital out of home (DOOH) advertising. Their platform offers a complete suite of tools and services to enable buyers and sellers of DOOH advertising to activate campaigns and attract programmatic revenue. On the buy side, marketers can use the Demand Side Platform (DSP) to create measurable campaigns that activate DOOH screens in real-time based on consumer behavior and audience movement patterns. On the sell side, DOOH media owners can use Hivestack's Supply Side Platform (SSP) & Ad Exchange. Additionally, the Ad Server can power impression-based, directly sold campaigns. Attribution enables buyers and sellers to measure business outcomes at all stages of the consumer sales funnel, providing a more complete picture of the effectiveness of their campaigns.