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.

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