BUSINESS BEAT: World’s best commercials screening at Victoria BMW

Advertising society hosting gala event at car dealer on Esquimalt Road

The Victoria Chapter of the National Advertising Benevolent Society is screening the top TV commercials from around the globe, as part of its annual Ad Night in Victoria event tomorrow (Jan. 24).

The social gathering, aimed not only at advertising and marketing professionals, but students and the general public, gets underway at 7 p.m. at BMW Victoria, 95 Esquimalt Rd. Central to the event is a two-hour screening of the annual Cannes Lions Reel.

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is billed as the world’s largest celebration of creativity in communications.

Tickets for the screening, $35 each or $25 for students, include complimentary hors’doevres. For more information visit nabsvi.com or canneslions.com.

 

Traffic company bought by Mainroad

Surrey-based Mainroad Group has added the former Saanich Peninsula Rentals to its stable of traffic management services. The latter, in business on the South Island since 2004, has moved its base from Sidney to Langford and become SPR Traffic Services.

Who’s making waves in business?

Robyn Quinn, longtime communications professional and principal consultant and owner of Big Bang Communications, has been named to the Canadian Public Relations Society College of Fellows. College members, of which there are just 84, are selected for their exceptional contributions to the profession and their communities.

Send your business news to editor@vicnews.com

Just Posted

Arborist calling on Colwood to fix tree bylaw

Task force says bylaw will go before council in September

Food bank programs see increased need

Living Edge looking for supplies, food bank seeks donations

Heat warning issued for Vancouver Island

Temperatures expected to cool down later this week

Three suspicious fires in Saanich under investigation

Saanich Fire are currently investigating three suspicious spot-fires in Saanich’s Panama Flats… Continue reading

West Shore skatepark moves closer to fruition

Company estimates project will cost $600,000

VIDEO: Visual recap of Vancouver Island MusicFest

Walk Off The Earth, Passenger, Arlo Guthrie among highlights

Trudeau’s youth council divided over Trans Mountain pipeline purchase

A letter signed by 16 past and present members was made public today, asking the federal government to reverse course

Hulk Hogan reinstated into wrestling Hall of Fame

Hogan had used racial slurs caught on video when talking about his daughter sleeping with a black man

Island wide crime spree leads to multiple charges against Cowichan Valley resident

Social Media and citizens of the North Island played a big role in solving the case.

‘Lava bomb’ through roof of tour boat injures 22 in Hawaii

“An explosion occurred near the shoreline hurling hot lava rocks towards the boat and injuring several passengers”

B.C. teen meets Nicolas Cage

Filming mob movie in downtown Vernon, B.C.

Critics claim Trump “defended a tyrant”

Trump questions US intel, not Putin, on Russia 2016 meddling

B.C. MLAs choose new children’s watchdog

Jennifer Charlesworth has worked in government, social services

Most Read