In the Press
June 24, 2019
Creativepool: Talking Cannes Lions 2019: Key themes from this year’s festival
Bidstack CEO, James Draper spoke to Creativepool about his view on this year’s Cannes Lion Festival.
It was refreshing to see the growing presence of gaming and esports companies at Cannes Lions this year – best illustrated by Activision Blizzard pitching its tent at the Palais des Festivals. It is no big surprise however, as marketers look for the next big advertising opportunity, which gaming can provide. The size and interest in the industry is also shown by OMD choosing Cannes to launch its report on the top social media influencers – including the top 20 gamers.
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In the Press
December 12, 2019
The Drum: More advertisers will ‘get’ gaming in 2020
Francesco Petruzzelli, Bidstack CTO, wrote an article for The Drum on his predictions for 2020. At this year’s Xaxis Deviate EMEA event, the audience (mainly made up of brands and advertisers) participated in a quick poll to find out how regularly they played games. An astounding one third of the audience said that they didn’t play games...
March 21, 2019
5 min read
Bidstack’s View: Stadia and the Future of Gaming
As passionate members of the gaming community, we felt extremely lucky to be in the audience for Google’s #Stadia announcement on Tuesday. The buzz around GDC and online in the aftermath of the presentation seemed to point to the significance of the move; but what exactly does Stadia mean for the video game market and the in-game advertising landscape? Here’s our...
March 8, 2019
4 min read
Women and Gaming – 5 Key Stats
In the minds of many, the world of gaming and esports is still very much a man’s world. But whilst we may have become familiar with well-trodden tropes about gaming being the preserve of young men and “geeks”, they don’t accurately reflect the gaming space in 2019. The demographic of gamers has changed dramatically in...