PROGRAMMATIC ADVERTISING

Adverty Announces Partnership with InMobi to Enable More Advertisers to Leverage Market-leading Programmatic In-game Offering

Adverty | December 11, 2020

Adverty AB (publ) declares association with global mobile-first advertising technology organization InMobi to empower more advertisers to use market-programmatic in-game offering. The association is set to launch during Q1 2021, when the specialized integration of platforms has been finished.

Adverty, the leading in-game platform for advertisers, offices and substance makers, has declared an association with worldwide promotion trade, InMobi, to expand its programmatic reach for brands and advertisers looking to enter the increasingly important world of gaming.

Adverty delivers unpretentious advertising which interfaces brands and audiences through its revolutionary and licensed technology assembled explicitly for gaming, while InMobi's industry leading mobile marketing technology is associated with each pertinent programmatic DSP permitting advertisers and distributers to draw in customers through relevant mobile advertising. The partnership will permit its purchase side clients to get to imaginative organizations in mobile games at scale inside Adverty's platform. The partnership is set to launch during Q1 2021, when the technical integration of platforms has been completed.

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PubMatic and IAB Europe Reveal the State of Online Video Advertising Today and Predictions for the Year Ahead

PubMatic, IAB Europe | March 17, 2022

PubMatic (Nasdaq: PUBM), an independent technology company maximising customer value by delivering digital advertising’s supply chain of the future, in partnership with IAB Europe, today released an industry report titled “The State of Online Video Advertising in Europe”. The report highlights media buyers’ appetite to continue to increase investment in video advertising, in particular connected TV (CTV). Over 140 online video buyers from agencies and advertisers across 31 European markets took part in the survey-based research generating key insights such as: On average, digital media buyers are investing 36% of total ad spend in video advertising (excluding TV formats) The most frequently bought video advertising is mobile web with one-quarter of media buyers investing more than 61% of their digital budget in this channel Two-thirds of digital buyers are investing in CTV, albeit at a lower percentage of the total budget. “Media buyers are excited about the potential of CTV advertising as it offers a cost-effective way to reach audiences that are viewing far less traditional TV. This is appealing to big brands, while also opening an opportunity for smaller brands to invest in TV advertising without the big price tag attached to linear TV,” said Hitesh Bhatt, senior director, CTV/OTT, EMEA at PubMatic. “Media buyers are excited about the potential of CTV advertising as it offers a cost-effective way to reach audiences that are viewing far less traditional TV. This is appealing to big brands, while also opening an opportunity for smaller brands to invest in TV advertising without the big price tag attached to linear TV,” said Hitesh Bhatt, senior director, CTV/OTT, EMEA at PubMatic. The study also found that when media buyers find the same programmatic video inventory available via multiple sell-side platforms (SSPs) - which is often the case - almost half say performance KPIs are the most important factor in deciding which SSP to work with. This is followed by cost (26%) and data activation (16%) “This focus on KPIs as a deciding factor in SSP selection highlights the importance of maximising audience addressability – a known driver of better performance. Combining brand and publisher-owned first-party data, and independent ID solutions help better predict consumer behaviour and thus maximises the size, and accuracy of addressable audiences across the open web,” said Bhatt. “Today, A/B testing different addressability strategies is one of the best ways to establish which partners can deliver the best performance. Early tests show that a portfolio approach delivers the best performance,” said Bhatt. The deprecation of third-party cookies has changed buyers’ approach to online video advertising in browser environments, however, despite previous reliance on third-party cookies, programmatic remains strong with two-thirds of respondents allocating the majority of budget to programmatic channels. The key to driving more revenue into digital video will be solving a lack of cross-screen measurement cited by 46% as the biggest barrier, and 57% actively seeking more measurable formats. Despite measurement being a significant challenge, almost one-quarter (23%) of digital media buyers are planning digital campaigns as cross-screen including TV in that definition. Marie-Clare Puffett, senior manager, marketing & industry programmes, IAB Europe commented on the research: "IAB Europe and PubMatic's The State of Online Video Advertising study provides a view into the direction of travel in Europe for this growing advertising market. The findings will help advertisers, publishers and the broader digital advertising industry plan ahead, and make the most of the opportunities on offer. This report shows that advertisers view online video as a strong channel for brand building. However, there are also clear concerns around cross-device targeting that will need to be addressed for the value of online video advertising to be realised in full. Given the aptitude for innovation in the digital advertising sector, I have every confidence these concerns will be overcome and online video will continue as an important channel for brand building."

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Entravision Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conferences

Entravision | May 24, 2022

Entravision a leading global advertising solutions, media and technology company announced Chris Young, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will participate in the following upcoming investor conferences: Singular Research’s Spring Select Webinar to be held Wednesday, May 25, 2022 from 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. PT. Management is scheduled to present that day at 1:45 p.m. PT. The Gabelli 14th Annual Entertainment & Broadcasting Symposium to be held Thursday, June 2, 2022 in New York, New York. Management is scheduled to present on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. ET and will participate in meetings with investors throughout the day. The 12th Annual East Coast IDEAS Investor Conference to be held virtually on June 22-23, 2022. Management will host meetings on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, and Entravision’s presentation will be available beginning on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 6:00 a.m. ET. The presentations will be webcast live over the Internet, and links to the live webcasts and replays will be available on Entravision’s Investor Relations website at investor.entravision.com. About Entravision Communications Corporation Entravision is a leading global advertising solutions, media and technology company connecting brands to consumers. Our dynamic portfolio includes digital, television and audio offerings. Digital, our largest revenue segment, is comprised of four business units: our digital sales representation business; Smadex, our programmatic ad purchasing platform; our branding and mobile performance solutions business; and our digital audio business. Through our digital sales representation business, we connect global media companies such as Meta, Twitter, TikTok and Spotify with advertisers in primarily emerging growth markets worldwide. Smadex is our mobile-first demand side platform, enabling advertisers to execute performance campaigns using machine learning. We also offer a branding and mobile performance solutions business, which provides managed services to advertisers looking to connect with global consumers, primarily on mobile devices, and our digital audio business provides digital audio advertising solutions for advertisers in the Americas. In addition to digital, Entravision has 49 television stations and is the largest affiliate group of the Univision and UniMás television networks. Entravision also manages 46 primarily Spanish-language radio stations that feature nationally recognized, Emmy award-winning talent. Shares of Entravision Class A Common Stock trade on the NYSE under ticker: EVC.

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ICE Launches Multi-Faceted Global Brand and Advertising Campaign

Intercontinental Exchange | March 24, 2022

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology and market infrastructure, today unveiled its global brand campaign, called “Make the Connection,” which further unifies ICE’s businesses under one broad theme. Elements of the campaign include contributions from a cast of influencers from varied walks of life, united around the powerful idea of making connections, something ICE has done in global markets since its founding in 2000. Buttressing the spot is behind-the-scenes storytelling and social media content bringing to life each part of ICE’s businesses, helping new audiences learn about the company and its global impact. As part of this effort, ICE has updated its branding across the organization, including the New York Stock Exchange, to highlight the cohesion and interconnectedness of the company’s network of technology driven solutions. “We founded our company two decades ago around the simple idea of making opaque processes transparent and analog workflows digital,” said Jeff Sprecher, Founder, Chair and CEO of ICE. “We founded our company two decades ago around the simple idea of making opaque processes transparent and analog workflows digital,” said Jeff Sprecher, Founder, Chair and CEO of ICE. “Those goals manifested themselves in many ways, with the end result of using data, technology and our expertise to connect people to opportunity. Our new campaign celebrates those connections.” The new campaign, part of ICE’s two-year “One Company, One Brand” initiative, is led by Stephanie Dobbs Brown, ICE’s Chief Marketing Officer, and created by Prosek Partners’ new strategic branding group, Prophecy by Prosek. “Over time, ICE’s imprint on global markets has become much broader than its formal name, Intercontinental Exchange, and the brand campaign positions ICE as continually evolving to support the complex needs of the customers we serve,” said Dobbs Brown. “We’re thrilled to tell the ICE story as one cohesive organization while reflecting the company’s longstanding commitment to evolving and uniting its businesses around technology and connectivity.” The cast of “Make the Connection” includes: Zak Brown, CEO of McLaren Racing, who aligns with ICE as a strategic consumer and user of data to create a competitive advantage for his teams -- something ICE’s customers do every day. Peter Tuchman and Rose Han, who harness data and technology to help customers create value in the equity markets, make connections that raise capital to change the world and help followers grow nest eggs at the same time. Thomas Healy, CEO of a NYSE-listed company, who deploys capital from his SPAC to usher in the global energy transition to tractor trailers. Egypt Sherrod, a change maker in the real estate space, who exemplifies the dream of homeownership, which ICE makes more efficient through automation and technology. Erin Ashley Simon, a pioneer in gaming, who succeeds by redefining the rules of the game, which ICE has done since its inception. Eduardo Cassol and Roberta Montibeller, the creators and crew of YouTube’s “Odd Life Crafting,” who achieve their ambition of living and working transparently, like ICE’s customers, by setting audacious -- some say “unattainable” -- goals and charting a course to get there. Nur Robertson, an up-and-coming musician and student of Long Island University’s Roc Nation School of Music, Sports and Entertainment. With special guest cameo appearances by YouTubers Mark Wiens and the Expedition Evans team (Brett and Jade Evans). The multi-faceted campaign, which includes a commercial shot on location around the world by cutting-edge director Ahn Vu, begins airing today on linear and digital platforms. Beyond the 60-second spot, ICE’s campaign allows people to learn more about its featured influencers through behind-the-scenes content, audio, out-of-home advertising and social media. About Intercontinental Exchange Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE) is a Fortune 500 company that designs, builds and operates digital networks to connect people to opportunity. We provide financial technology and data services across major asset classes that offer our customers access to mission-critical workflow tools that increase transparency and operational efficiencies. We operate exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange, and clearing houses that help people invest, raise capital and manage risk across multiple asset classes. Our comprehensive fixed income data services and execution capabilities provide information, analytics and platforms that help our customers capitalize on opportunities and operate more efficiently. At ICE Mortgage Technology, we are transforming and digitizing the U.S. residential mortgage process, from consumer engagement through loan registration. Together, we transform, streamline and automate industries to connect our customers to opportunity.

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J&L Selected for Volkswagen Service & Parts Digital Advertising Program

J&L Marketing, Volkswagen | May 02, 2022

J&L Marketing has been chosen for the certified Service & Parts Digital Advertising Program with Volkswagen of America as part of the Dealer Digital Program. This partnership will enable participating Volkswagen Dealers to use advanced digital marketing strategies to retain a higher level of customers along with attracting new customers to their service departments. As the only 2022 Google Premier Partner participating in the program, J&L Marketing offers the industry's most refined after-market digital marketing program that includes paid search, display and paid social advertising. As a Volkswagen Certified Service & Parts Digital Advertising Provider, J&L Marketing enables dealers to beat their competition by capturing more service appointments. J&L Marketing’s usage of data, landing page technology, and campaign management have proven to engage and convert more customers. “We are proud to be selected as a Certified VW provider. Dealers need a marketing partner that will do the hard work required to innovate and outperform their competitors,” said Jamil Zabaneh, President of J&L Marketing. “We are proud to be selected as a Certified VW provider. Dealers need a marketing partner that will do the hard work required to innovate and outperform their competitors,” said Jamil Zabaneh, President of J&L Marketing. One of the key features that will propel dealer’s success is J&L Marketing’s code injected landing pages. This technology enables service landing pages to load faster, convert better, and deliver exceptional results. J&L Marketing provides search, display, discovery and social advertising services in conjunction with several proprietary solutions developed for automotive service departments. Explore the full range of offerings on their website: www.jandlmarketing.com

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In part six of a nine-part video series, CEP Senior Adviser Dr. Hany Farid, a professor at the University of California at Berkeley, asserts that the current business model for tech companies, free services in exchange for personal data, has created an Internet “wild west.”

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