Milk Makes A Splash On South William St.

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As part of a new campaign, the National Dairy Council set up shop on South William Street for a few days. The Complete Natural pop up café launched on the 8th of November and was opened for five days in total. The pop up was offering the perfect range of dairy based products, from gourmet coffees, fruit smoothies, milkshakes to frozen yogurt- and the good news – it was all for free!
With some funky dairy themed interiors, the café included a chill out zone, milk carton inspired booths, a farm inspired art gallery dedicated to cows no less and a special selfie area so you too could mark the occasion.

A few famous faces dropped by the café to lend their support, with Made In Chelsea Stars Binky Felsted and Josh Patterson, Louis Walsh and of course brand ambassadors, the Kearney Brothers all in attendance.
Our Innovation team was delighted to be involved with this experiential activity in association with Initiative. The café was a huge success and saw over 5,500 visitors pass through the doors over the five days.
The café was part of a major new marketing campaign which saw NDC run a heavyweight OOH campaign. With the emergence and rise of alternative milks, the campaign encouraged a younger demographic to eat and drink more dairy.
Pictured above: Cathy Curran (NDC), Rachel Hynes (Initiative), Zoë Kavanagh (NDC) and Pat Cassidy (PML Group)


It’s Good to Live on OOH

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Health insurance provider, Laya Healthcare has launched a new brand positioning campaign and has incorporated an OOH burst into its media plan. The ‘Its Good to Live’ campaign is all about embracing life, living in the moment and enjoying it, safe in the knowledge that Laya Healthcare is looking after you, always.

Laya strives to be more than just a health insurer but rather a health partner who encourages and empowers their customers to live healthy and happy lives. The campaign launched on Wednesday 25th October.

The Outdoor element is an extensive part of the integrated campaign displayed on predominately large formats as well as Bus Shelter 6 Sheets, dPods (Commuter) and Metropanels to aid reach and build coverage quickly.

The bold, fresh, fun and colourful creative really lends itself to OOH advertising and portrays the brand to maximum effect. The striking design is sure to stand out.

In addition to the OOH campaign, a brand experiential campaign was activated to coincide with the launch of the campaign.  A series of hopscotches hopped up on the streets of Dublin on the 27th and 28th October that encouraged people to jump in and experience how it’s good to live.

The activation formulated a piece of video content for Laya Healthcare, which has been promoted on its digital channels.  Experiential activations are a natural extension to the OOH medium and adds an additional dimension to its role and brings the creative into the real-world.

Media: Carat

Creative: TBWA

Outdoor Specialist:  PML

Activation Supplier: Mix Tape Marketing


Kelkin Explores The Great Outdoors

KelkinKelkin has launched a new advertising campaign to promote its nutritious (and delicious) range of products.  The campaign launch coincides with the brand’s 40th birthday and the launch of its new vibrant packaging.

The ‘Made For Exploring’ campaign celebrates the fact that people crave adventure and new experiences and how Kelkin’s range of products fuel people’s curiosities and adventures, Kelkin feeds the inner explorer.

The OOH aspect of the campaign is running on 48 Sheets, Commuter Squares, Commuter Points and Metropoles – used for building coverage in urban areas and targeting commuter audiences.

The creative depicts different scenarios where people are seen fun exploring and how the food products and adventures can draw similarities – from the popping of popcorn to the popping of bubbles.

The multilateral copy allows the product and logo to take center stage in the middle of the poster and allows for instant familiarity. Planned by initiative with creative by Havas, PML was responsible for the Outdoor preparation of the campaign.

 


Say hello to your local pharmacist

BeFunky CollageLife Pharmacy is prepping for winter as its begins its awareness campaign for the flu vaccine services they offer, so we can all have a happy and healthy winter.

The extensive OOH campaign is displaying on 48 Sheets and various 6 Sheets such as Bus Shelters and Adbox. The campaign is customised to the locality in which it is situated, with the name and picture of the local pharmacist on each copy. This give a personalised approach to the campaign and enhances the audiences’ familiarity of the local pharmacy and pharmacist. The clear and concise advertising campaign also promotes the additional services catered for in each local Life Pharmacy.

OOH is a powerful method of disseminating information that needs to be seen by a large and diverse group of people, an objective of awareness/informational campaigns.

The campaign was planned and created by Focus Advertising with PML responsible for the Out Of Home activity and planning ads in the different localities.


PML Group win big at OMA Awards


Ireland’s Outdoor Awards took place in Dublin’s Shelbourne Hotel on October 12th and it proved to be a night of great success for PML Group.

The awards are held every two years and recognise the outstanding work on OOH in that period from both a media planning and creative perspective.

Campaigns by PML Group picked up the Grand Prix in both media and creative categories, for Cadbury Dairy Milk and mytaxi respectively.

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A unique and impressive aspect of the wins was the fact that PML Group’s in-house design department, Design+, created the artwork for the winning Cadbury campaign. The work included augmented reality digital dPods, Ireland’s largest ever spangley billboards and a wide range of classic OOH and digital OOH formats. The campaign was also awarded Best Outdoor Innovation winner.

Other award winning campaigns by PML Group recognised on the night included Jacob’s Biscuits (Best Branding Campaign), mytaxi (Keep It Simple Award), Lidl (Best Integrated Outdoor and Other Media), and Hop House 13 (Best Integrated Campaign Outdoor and Online).

A full list of winners can be viewed at www.outdoorawards.ie

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Pictured: Pat Cassidy, Aoife Dempsey, Keith Brennan (PML’s Cadbury Client Service team)

 


FIFA 18 Man Créche at Dundrum Town Centre

To celebrate of the launch of FIFA 18, EA Sports recently activated an experiential marketing event to surprise the unsuspecting shoppers of Dundrum Town Centre. Over one weekend, shoppers could avail of EA Sports impressive FIFA 18 man crèche, an area to kick back and relax and get stuck in to sampling the legendary game. The crèche featured two TV’s back to back so there could be 4 gamers playing at any one time, leather couches, branded beanbags and fridges stocked with plenty of refreshments. Staff were also on hand to answer any of the gamers’ questions.

The pop up offered a great opportunity to engage an in-market audience and provide a taster of the hotly anticipated game which may aid purchase consideration. Directions to Gamestop, the nearest FIFA seller was also displayed on dPods throughout the centre to point eager fans in the right direction if they wished to purchase the game. Offering innovative and exciting OOH activations can deliver a novel and nuance way to market to consumers and create standout from the crowd. It allows a brand to drive social media interaction, gain positive brand perception, create excitement around a product launch and generate some PR.

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The campaign was planned by Spark Foundry with our in-house team of designers, Design + responsible for the design work and Eclipse Media constructed the créche. DSC_0234 Pictured: Colin Russell (Publicis), Una Boylan (Publicis ), Aoife Dempsey (PML), Vicki Fraser (Exterion Media),  Eoin Fitzgerald (Promogroup) 


You don’t need to bring your contents OOH with AXA

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If you have ever been a renter, we’re sure you’ve been left wondering what happens to your contents if disaster strikes. To put your mind at ease, one of Ireland’s most established insurance companies, AXA now protects your most valuable possessions with its renters insurance policy.

Planned by Havas Media, with creative by Publicis, PML took on the Outdoor planning of the campaign. The campaign displayed on Bus Shelters, Bus, Arrow and Dart Cards. With surging rental demands the campaign was aptly timed to ensure renters are aware of such policies.

 

 


Three Makes It Count on OOH

Mobile network provider, Three, has launched a new branding campaign ‘Make It Count’, featuring on Out of Home.

Planned by media agency Spark Foundry, creative by Boys and Girls,  PML oversaw the Outdoor planning of the nationwide campaign.

The OOH creative conveys the multiple ways we use our phone and as a visual metaphor for the possibilities it creates for people to make it count.  Three is also running on a 96 Sheet located on Parkgate Street which encompasses the surrounding area of the Billboard and is branded in Three’s new brand colour and logo.

As part of its brand identity refresh, the campaign hones in on the telecoms company ‘all you can eat data offerings’, its about how Three provides the resource and consumers transform it into something that matters to them, whether that’s booking the holiday of a lifetime or watching the match.

 


Denny Fire and Smoke is heating up the streets

Denny Fire and Smoke is heating up the streets in anticipation of the World BBQ championships taking place next month and are giving people a chance to win some tickets to the event hosted in Limerick.

Planned by Vizeum, with creative by Goosebumps, the campaign delivers a strong social call to action with customers directed to the company’s Facebook page to enter the competition.

OOH can be a key strategy for advertisers to complement and accelerate their digital marketing efforts. Such Out of Home campaigns can be a driver of social media interactions and engagements.

Based on PML Group research, 24% of people surveyed said they posted a message to social media as a direct result of seeing an Outdoor advertising poster in the past six months.

 


Its4women’s Perfect partner

The same qualities we look for in a partner, could be the same qualities we look for in car insurance.

Its4Woman.ie explores what it means to look for and find the perfect partner in their new campaign. The campaign features real life women from across the country with the cast sharing their experiences and insights into what they look for in a partner. The campaign’s use of real life experiences of Irish women brings authenticity and relatability to the campaign.

Planned by Bconnected and PML with creative by Ardmore, the campaign is running on Metropoles, I-Vision, Adshels and Commuter dPods which allows for the effective targeting of commuters in high footfall areas, assisting the campaign’s ultimate reach and frequency to build coverage quickly.

The campaign will be rolled out across TV, Cinema, Online and Outdoor. The Outdoor element of this campaign is an example of a complementary channel which reinforces and reiterates the message and acts as a reminder for the TV advert.