The articles and data we were reading and sharing last week with the [K]rew.

There was quite a bit of activity in the industry centered around the Corona Virus and its impacting events. Facebook’s F8 was cancelled along with several others. We have been discussing how this effects our travel and event plans. Love to know your thoughts in the comments. On a brighter note theTradeDesk reported better than expected earnings. Showing further growth trajectory as a leading next generation disruptor in digital media and advertising.

Coronavirus 2020 tech conference cancellations list – ZDNET

As the COVID-19 outbreak spreads, tech conferences are being cancelled, postponed, or turned into virtual events.Tech companies are also restricting employee travel.

As coronavirus outbreak continues, ad companies restrict travel and encourage remote work – Digiday

Agencies, digital media and marketing companies are encouraging remote work and restricting travel to certain countries due to the coronavirus outbreak seizing economies globally.

Coronavirus Aside, Some Mobile Ad Tech Companies Doubt The Value of MWC – AdExchanger

First it was Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, then Facebook’s global marketing conference followed by F8 and the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Fear over spreading the coronavirus is scuppering events around the world, and rightfully so.

The Trade Desk (NASDAQ: TTD) tops Q4 2019 earnings and revenue forecast – oneQube

“We continue to deliver strong revenue growth while also generating profitability that is significantly higher than nearly all other comparable software and internet companies of our size,” CEO Jeff Green said in the company’s fourth-quarter update.

Nationwide CMO: We need to stand up for marketing if we want it to flourish – Marketing Week

Marketers need to stop being apologetic about what they do and be more confident in the value they offer businesses. That is the view of Nationwide’s CMO Sara Bennison.

Podcast publishers eye international markets for growth – Digiday

Industry leaders believe podcast advertising revenue will reach $ 1 billion this year.

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