General Electric - brand experience

General Electric vs. the ring of a bell

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Apparently there is an English expression – I’ve just learned it – that says “You can’t unring a bell” meaning that you cannot change something that happened in the past. General Electric have decided to challenge this traditional saying organising an ambient marketing experiment and use it as a metaphor of their brand experience.
Canon - brand experience

Professional printers… in concert

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Canon have had an astonishing idea to demonstrate to their potential customers how strongly they can rely on the performance of one of their products, the Canon Image Class. They’ve organised a marvellous ambient marketing campaign based on experiential branding that links creatively printing and playing music. Can you believe it? Read more to discover some details.
Nescafé - ambient marketing

Coffee & Friendship

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With the aim of linking the online and the offline world, other than promoting their products, Nescafé have organised an appealing ambient marketing campaign for their Croatian potential target. The focus of the campaign has been to highlight two of the values composing the deep meaning of coffee: friendship and sharing.
Reebok - ambient marketing

Fitness everywhere

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Unfortunately, I have bad news: spring is “round the corner”, it’s coming in a very few days. But don’t worry too much, the good news is that, to get fit again, you can avoid buying a gym membership and practise fitness anywhere. An example of this is presented in one of Reebok’s ambient marketing campaigns.
IKEA - ambient marketing

Kitchen testing vs. Dining out [IKEA]

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The period of economic crisis has lowered the purchasing power of lots of people forcing them to decrease their less functional spending choices, such as dining out. To help them and to give them a nice alternative to the restaurant or café without quitting their dine-out experience, IKEA have organised a marvellous ambient marketing campaign named “Instead of café”.
Jobsintown.de - advertising campaign.

If you feel you have the wrong job [jobsintown.de]

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Today, just a few days into the new year, I’d like to share with you a very old, but always current, advertising campaign by Jobsintown.de [a German website agency specialising in job search] that reminds everyone of the importance of not getting stuck with a job one doesn’t like or that doesn’t provide proper working conditions.

Pay with cans at McDonald! [ambient marketing]

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Today I’m going to share an old - but too interesting to be forgotten - ambient marketing campaign that McDonald’s organised in Sweden a couple of years ago. The initiative was focused on empty drink cans that could be used as currency in every McDonald’s fast food. Empty cans to buy burgers, can you believe that? :D

Tesco meets Doraemon in Thailand

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In Thailand, Tesco – with the help of Doraemon’s smiling face – has organised a campaign that looks like a mixure between an ambient marketing and a direct marketing approach. The initiative has the intention of underlining and rewarding the effort of every single person who is contributing to the improvement of Thai society.

Heineken and the tattoo that can save your life

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Safe and cool don’t have to be contrasting adjectives, they can be compatible. It’s what Heinekein has demostrated with one of their initiatives, a mix between a direct marketing campaign and an ambient marketing campaign. SafeStamp, the Heinekein idea, has the aim to sensitise people about the “drink and drive” issue and to contribute to a solution with the use of technology and some creativity.