Topic: Colle + Mcvoy

Agency Gives You Free Beer for Filling Out Your Timesheets, Because Nothing Else Ever Works Colle+McVoy taps the TapServer

The industry is rapidly changing, but one thing remains the same: Literally the only thing that gets agency people to fill out their timesheets consistently is free beer. The latest example…

October 23, 2014, 3:49 PM EDT

Caribou Coffee Builds Five-Story-Tall Pinterest Board at the Mall of America Colle+McVoy's latest stunt

Caribou Coffee, whose previous out-of-home ad stunts have included heated bus shelters in Minneapolis, is back with another special campaign—a giant, five-story-tall Pinterest board built (with help from ad agency…

February 12, 2014, 9:59 AM EST

Indian Motorcycle Punks Harley-Davidson in Fun, Sneaky Ad Colle+McVoy offers a choice

Iconic motorcycle brand Harley-Davidson is taken down a notch in this fun, simple new spot for Indian Motorcycle, which takes a hard left three-quarters of the way through. Great use…

July 18, 2013, 3:18 PM EDT

Fishing Ad in Times Square Openly Loathes the Big City Colle+McVoy cuts bait for RBFF

Colle+McVoy has its fishcake and eats it too in a new Times Square ad campaign urging people to get the hell out of New York already … and go fishing.…

July 10, 2013, 3:25 PM EDT

How Not to Look Like a Complete Idiot at Advertising Week Colle+McVoy presents the 'Question Generator' app

Next week is Advertising Week in New York. The main question for anyone planning to attend is, of course: How can I avoid being exposed for the imbecilic fraud that…

September 28, 2012, 1:32 PM EDT

Colle+McVoy Enlists Timesheet Slackers for Motivational Posters Invitations to be less of a laggard

Agencies will try anything to get staffers to do their timesheets. Most notable recently was the beer fridge at JWT's Casa that won't open on Fridays until everyone finishes the…

May 11, 2012, 7:14 AM EDT

Caribou Coffee Turns Up Heat at Bus Shelters

Here's a pretty hot idea. Colle+McVoy in Minneapolis introduced Caribou Coffee's new hot breakfast sandwiches by making bus shelters looks like ovens—with actual heat coming from the coils. (Minnesotans are…

January 13, 2011, 12:12 PM EST

Take someone fishing, orders irascible bass

Somewhere beyond advertising irony—fathoms below, in fact—lurks the Bassador, a bottom feeder if ever there was one. His mission: to get anglers to teach fishing to newbies on behalf of…

October 20, 2010, 4:44 PM EDT

Big creepy people make the lottery more fun

You have to admire the range of Colle+McVoy's work for the Minnesota State Lottery. (You'll notice I said the range of work, not necessarily the work itself.) Since…

February 22, 2010, 3:44 PM EST

Lottery ads know you'll squander the money

What kind of mega-millionaire would you be? Colle+McVoy and the Minnesota Lottery pose the question in three new ads. For me, harems and solid-gold tracksuits spring to mind,…

February 3, 2010, 9:53 AM EST