NEWS IN BRIEF: Thursday 21 August

By AdNews | 21 August 2014

Ikon Melbourne driives away with Mazda

STW’s Ikon Melbourne has taken on strategic work for Mazda’s next two launches, including the all-new Mazda2. Sharon Cookson, Ikon Melbourne managing director, said: "This is a fabulous win and endorses the strategic capability we have spent months building. Mazda is one of Australia's most iconic brands. We are thrilled to be working with them."

303Lowe wins Budget Direct
Insurance firm Budget Direct has appointed 303Lowe to handle its creative account, following a pitch against BMF and Host. Prior to the pitch, Budget Direct worked with Brisbane's Liquid Animation and branding agency Hulsbosch. 303Lowe has already started working on a new campaign for the insurance brand, due to launch in the coming months.

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