Everything Wrong with Pakistani Advertisements!

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘advertisement’ in Pakistan? For me, it’s "OTT scenarios and...

The Black Swan of Advertising

The nature of water is mesmerizing. Whether you pour it in a round glass, a tall jug, spill it on the counter or store...

Advertising Professionals On Importance of Pakistani Ad Agencies to Participate in International Award Programs

Leading advertising professionals give their views about why is it important for Pakistani advertising agencies to enter and showcase work in award programs internationally. ADNAN...

Q&A: CEO- The Brand Partnership & Vice Chairman PAA, Numan Nabi on the Need...

We spoke to Numan Nabi, CEO – The Brand Partnership, in 2018; when he was also the Vice Chairman, Pakistan Advertising Association (PAA); about...

Sarmad Ali Discusses Changes in Payment Policies for the Media Industry at PID

Sarmad Ali, the recently elected President, APNS talks about the Press Information Department’s (PID) new media payment policy and how it is detrimental to...

Media Demons: Grabbing the Horns- Part 2

“Is this fair? Not really, because the media buying houses put in their best effort in the first round even after being dictated the...

Hats Off To Safdar Ali (Safdar)

  Safder Ali -Creative Group Head, Synergy Dentsu       Tell us about your early life. My parents’ wanted me to be a Haafiz-e-Quran, so I studied at a religious...

Why Brands Needs to Structure The Advertising Pitch Process in Pakistan, Creative Directors Share...

Leading creative professionals give their opinions on how pitches and the pitch process needs to be understood by the industry, especially brand teams; and...

What Do Advertising Agencies Lose When They Pitch For Free? Khalid Nayeem and Emaad...

How do creative and advertising agencies become brand custodians? What do advertising agency teams require to be able to sell creative commodities? What are...

Editor-in-Chief, Ahmed Kapadia on The Great Rate Race

As originally published in Synergyzer Annual 2019 There’s a free market and then there’s a Pakistani version of the free market. The latter is a...