AdForum’s Friday Roundup: Top 5 Ads Worldwide, New Coke, AdForum Summit, Rugby World Cup and Career News

by James Thompson

Check out AdForum’s most popular and notable in-house content for the week of October 16–October 23, 2015. Have a great weekend, and we’ll see you on Monday!

Ten Industry Trends from the AdForum Worldwide Summit


The invitation-only AdForum Worldwide Summit took place in New York from October 5-9. It brought together 30 agency search consultants with 23 agency CEOs.. Read more at AdForum's Tribune

Top 5 Ads Worldwide


AdForum’s carefully vetted selection of the Top 5 ads from the past week. Congratulations to the talents people, agencies and brands that made the list. Visit AdForum for the complete list

Wayback Wednesday: New Coke Ad from 1985


Every Wednesday AdForum features a notable ad from the past that in some way revolutionized advertising by profoundly impacting our industry, our culture, or the way our society interacts with commerce. Today, October 21, 2015, is the date Marty McFly and Doc Brown transported to in their customized DeLorean in the iconic movie Back to the Future. So we’re reverse engineering that feat and going back to the year the movie debuted, 1985. Though today has generated much angst and analysis about how far we have, and haven’t, come as a society, advertising nerds like us can’t help but point out that the more things change, the more they remain the same. More at AdForum

Achievers: AdForum’s Roundup of Advertising Industry Career News


Check out AdForum's roundup of the lastest news regarding career changes, new hires, and other employment-related events in the advertising industry. 

AdForum’s Best Rugby World Cup 2015 Ads


Check out AdForum’s collection of the best rugby ads inspired by the 2015 Rugby World Cup held in England.

And, of course, on October 21 of this week we all celebrated going Back to the Future, as did Toyota in this ad (below) by Droga5

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