Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) Opens Up To Foreign Investment
Posted on 07.01.2015 by Bobby Morse.
Worth more than all regional Gulf markets combined, Saudi Arabia’s Tadawul is arguably the jewel in the GCC’s capital markets’ crown. It is home to some of the region’s most prized investment targets, including blue-chips in key sectors. Up until now these investment opportunities have been largely out of the reach of the vast majority of non-Saudi investors, except through complicated swap arrangements. However, this is set to change as the exchange opens to foreign investors. READ MORE >
Following the Cannes Lions, H+K Strategies London's Jen Collins recaps the week and shares the moments and surprises she took away from this years' Festival.
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Finding future Peggy Olsons: long after the Mad Men years, the comms industry is finally taking gender equality seriously. H+K London's Jen Collins shares her perspective from Cannes.
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Visual First: Say It All Without a Word
Posted on 06.23.2015 by Alexander Jutkowitz.
Two years ago, I purchased a video installation by the up-and-coming LA artist Brian Bress. The piece, The Hunter, is showcased via flat-screen monitor, with Bress himself dressed up as a huntsman, drawing images on a sheet of glass with a dry erase marker. There are no words. There is no sound. There’s just Bress drawing images for the audience to decipher. When I first laid eyes on this fascinating piece, I didn’t just see a singular work of art; I saw an important marketing lesson. READ MORE >
Classic Lessons for Daughters Hold True for Professional Women
Posted on 06.20.2015 by Rebecca Ballard.
Early summer in social media is a gathering place of parental wisdom. The weeks connecting Mother’s Day and Father’s Day - with graduations sandwiched between - feature tributes on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn that give us access to the best life lessons from the parents of our friends, classmates and colleagues. We might find ourselves reflecting on lessons from the mom and dad figures in our own lives, and pausing to consider the lessons we’re sharing with people who may be listening to us. READ MORE >
Out here in Silicon Valley, innovation is center square on buzzword bingo. Everybody talks about it. Everybody wants to be associated with it. Everybody claims to do it. But not all innovation is created equal. As we all strive to become innovators in our industries, I’d like to offer a few practical tips for how to think about innovation in a way that breaks through the noise and delivers impact. READ MORE >
Living Cyber Healthy
Posted on 06.08.2015 by Sara Gourlay.
My son came home from school yesterday with an important message – we need to install a malware blocker. Given I’m married to a programmer with binary running through his veins I was pretty sure we have every security angle covered but what struck me was that online safety is now as much a part of an eleven year old’s life as road safety. READ MORE >
Congratulations to H+K Strategies Belgium COO Melanie Faithfull Kent for being appointed Chair of the Communications and Marketing Group and the newest member of the AmCham EU Board.
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