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M&M’s Blog goes behind the headlines to offer a running commentary on the business dynamics within the international media and marketing industry. The M&M editorial team joins forces with industry experts and local market heroes to balance a bird’s eye view of global trends with the importance of local insight.

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  • CES 2013: what’s big and what’s next?

    11 January 2013

    Samsung with its bendy screens, paper tablets, a Luminae glass keyboard, eight-core chips, 3D printers, 4K TVs and the YotaPhone (not a Star Wars pun but rather a smartphone that doubles as an e-reader when flipped over) – just a few of the latest technologies being unveiled at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which took place from January 8-11 in Las Vegas.

    Smart technology

    Gadgets and apps certainly took centre stage this year, with vendors from across the globe coming together in Vegas to showcase their latest offerings. With gadgets for the home, in the office, in the car ...

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    Posted by: Jenni Baker

    Tags: Tablet, Technology, exhibitions, TV

  • The show must go on

    28 September 2011


    Some time ago I remember reading about the decline of trade shows, that visitor numbers were falling, companies were investing less on their stands and their validity was being questioned.

    One exception to this must be dmexco in Cologne which I (and 19,000+ other people) attended last week.

    Having visited the event for the last four years (the first two when it was called OMD and took place in Dusseldorf) what has been interesting to me is to see the event evolve from being very much a German show into a more European, even international, event in terms of ...

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    Posted by: Stuart Colman

    Tags: dmexco, exhibitions