LaVolta - Recruitment for the Digital Age

Welcome back Sarah Birrell!

We're delighted to announce that Sarah Birrell has returned to the LaVolta team, after 12 months maternity leave. Sarah will be working closely with Steve Granger, across all Creative Service roles including; design, UX, content, production and freelancers. We couldn't have asked for a better time for her to come back (it's pretty busy out there) so please feel free to get in touch if there's anything we can help with.

White Party photos for your eyes only!

Well that was a rockin’ 7th year White Party at the Summit, Sydney. For all agents that attended, we hope you had a great night and for those of you who couldn’t make it, we hope to see you next year. We do apologise that we couldn’t fit everyone in but the party always gets oversubscribed and the venue was pretty strict on numbers this year.

White Party 2009 Sponsorship

As some of you may have noticed the invitations went out on Wednesday for the White Party 2009... and less than 24 hours later we had to close RSVPs because we’re already FULL! We want to let you know that sponsorship opportunities are still available and there are a lot of great benefits to getting involved.

Photo Merchant - 50% off for LaVolta readers

If you’re reading this, then chances are you’re pretty web savvy and can build your own website OR you’re savvy enough to know that building even the simplest of sites takes more time and effort than you’d like. Imagine then that you’re a photographer – you want your photos to look great, you need an easy to update website...

E&L Consultancy win World Vision pitch

In August this year World Vision International invited agencies in Europe, Australia and the USA to pitch for the strategic marketing and branding for a new product roll out. We’re thrilled to announce that our friends at E&L Consultancy have been appointed as the lead agency to develop the strategy, branding and marketing for this new product roll-out globally, in conjunction with the World Vision International team.

Online Advertising posts highest quarter ever!

Australia’s online advertising market has recorded continued growth in the most challenging economic period to impact the Australian media industry in decades, according to figures released by IAB Australia in its Online Advertising Expenditure Report. The Report, which is compiled by PricewaterhouseCoopers, showed that online advertising expenditure in Australia for the quarter ending 30 Sep 09 was the highest ever recorded, totalling $466 million.

Tech23 Inside Report

We thoroughly enjoyed Tech23 - lots of buzz generated on the day – and good on Rachel Slattery for making it happen! For those of you who didn’t get to Tech23 it was a day where businesses could pitch their ideas in 4 minutes to industry leaders.

Futuretainment by Mike Walsh

Futuretainment is a new book by Mike Walsh on the consumer led revolution in the media and entertainment industries. Published by Phaidon and art directed by the internationally renowned designer Vince Frost. Wallpaper* Magazine has already cited Futuretainment as one of the design masterpieces of 2008.