Agency

  • Friday, March 20, 2015

    VML was recognized recently by Adobe as a Specialized Partner in the Americas for Adobe Experience Manager, the company’s market-leading digital experience management solution.

  • Thursday, March 12, 2015

    VML and digital experience company, Acquia, today announced a new sports partnership.

  • Wednesday, February 25, 2015

    VML was recognized at the American Advertising Federation of Kansas City’s 2015 American Advertising Awards (AAA) program on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, winning overall Best of Broadcast for Wendy’s “Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger Love Songs II” campaign, among others.    

     

  • Thursday, February 19, 2015

    WPP’s Crossmedia becomes VML

     

  • Thursday, January 8, 2015

    VML today announced it has been named agency of record by LEGOLAND Florida Resort. VML’s duties will include strategy, campaign development, marketing and creative services.

     

  • Thursday, December 11, 2014

    VML today announced the appointment of Eric Campbell as the agency’s new president. Jon Cook has served as the global CEO since 2011 and president since 2007. With the promotion of Campbell to president, Cook will continue as the global CEO.

  • Wednesday, December 3, 2014

    VML recently announced the appointment of leadership for its expanding Chicago office.

     

  • Thursday, November 13, 2014

    This year WPP hosted Stream 2014 in Marathon, Greece, bringing together 300 of the brightest technological, creative and marketing minds across the globe. The format of Stream is simple – it is an “unconference.” There are no keynotes, no structured themes or paths that a participant must conform to.

  • Monday, November 10, 2014

    For the third consecutive year, VML has been selected as one of America’s Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. VML ranked in the Top 100 and No. 2 overall in the industry of Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations.  

     

  • Friday, October 31, 2014

    Kansas City’s Union Station and VML recently announced the launch of a new exhibit and immersive mobile app experience called Living History. Union Station unveiled and opened the new exhibit today, as part of Union Station’s Centennial Celebration weekend events of Oct. 30-Nov. 2. 

     

  • Monday, October 20, 2014

    VML was recently honored with a 2014 Silver Cradle award from the Cradle Foundation for providing generous adoption benefits and resources to employees. 

     

  • Wednesday, October 1, 2014

    The J.G. Wentworth Company TM, the leading purchaser of structured settlement payments, annuity payments, lottery payments, and other receivables through the J.G. Wentworth and Peachtree Financial brands, recently announced that VML has been named its digital agency of record.

     

  • Monday, September 22, 2014

    VML, part of the Y&R network, today announced the agreement to acquire Teein, one of the country’s pioneer social media agencies.

     

  • Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    VML received top honors in the WPPED Cream awards program for MINDDRIVE Social Fuel, winning the Crème de la Crème PR award (best in category). VML Global CEO and President Jon Cook accepted the award from Sir Martin Sorrell, WPP CEO, and John O’Keeffe, WPP Global Chief Creative Officer.  

     

  • Monday, July 21, 2014

    Sporting Kansas City announced today that it has named VML as its official marketing partner. VML will provide strategic planning and consulting for sponsorship activation as well as access to the agency’s worldwide network of talent across multiple disciplines.

  • Monday, June 23, 2014

    The 61st annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity recently took place in Cannes, France, where VML was honored with eight Lions and creative work that was shortlisted across several categories.

     

  • Tuesday, May 13, 2014

    Following an extensive search and review period, Krispy Kreme has appointed VML as its global digital agency partner.

     

  • Saturday, May 10, 2014

    The 41st Annual One Show Awards recently announced this year’s winners, with VML and the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corporation taking home a Gold Pencil for the documentary, “For the Love of Music: The Story of Nashville.”

     

  • Tuesday, April 22, 2014

    The 18th Annual Webby Awards nominees and honorees were recently announced, with VML being recognized with five nominees and 10 honorees globally. This recognition comes from more than 12,000 entries received from all 50 U.S. states and more than 60 countries worldwide.

     

  • Thursday, April 17, 2014

    After two rounds of intensive pitching, VML IM2.0 Shanghai recently won the Johnnie Walker account, responsible for all its interactive marketing efforts.

     

  • Tuesday, April 15, 2014

    VML will be bringing Portfolio Night to Kansas City for the second year on May 21. Portfolio Night is an event for young aspiring advertising copywriters, art directors and designers to network with leaders in the industry.