BIG Happenings

Networking Is Not A Dirty Word: Five Tips For Navigating the Digital Age

Earlier this month, our Lifestyle Editor Erin Street shared her digital wisdom at Momentum’s biennial women’s leadership conference.

Momentum is a program dedicated to broadening the opportunities for aspiring executive women in the Birmingham community. Since forming in 2002, Momentum has helped develop their members’ leadership skills and increased their numbers, effectiveness, and visibility.

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Creativity, News

Local Love Shines Through at the 2016 Birmingham ADDYs

Nowadays, it’s pretty easy to love the city of Birmingham.

Whether you grew up around here and you’ve witnessed the Renaissance first-hand or you’re a transplant helping add to the vibrant community, it’s hard to miss all the wonderful things happening in our city.

Especially if you’re in the advertising industry.

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BIG Happenings, News

Big Tapped as Media Agency of Record for Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED, Inc.

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — Birmingham-based Big Communications has been selected by Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED, Inc. (“Coca-Cola UNITED”) – also headquartered in Birmingham and the third-largest bottler of Coca-Cola products nationwide – as its media agency of record to lead all broadcast, out-of-home and digital media purchasing efforts.

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BIG Happenings, News

2016 Birmingham ADDYs: Big Communications Brings Home 31 Trophies

We love celebrating Birmingham’s creative community, especially when we get to witness the wonderful work that our friends and neighbors are doing.

So, naturally, every year we look forward to Birmingham’s annual American Advertising Awards, lovingly known as the Birmingham ADDYs. And this year was no disappointment.

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BIG Happenings

Front Porch Fellowship: Food, Cocktails, and Culture with Jennifer Cole

As we sit down with Jennifer V. Cole, she’s getting ready to pick up a bottle of bourbon from a guy in a parking lot. Port Finish 1792, to be exact.

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BIG Happenings

How To Make Your Own Alabama Milk Shakes

Last night was a big night for Alabama musicians. Particularly, our friends Alabama Shakes.

Not only did they dominate the 2016 Grammys with wins for Best Alternative Music Album, Best Rock Song, and Best Rock Performance, they also killed it with an unforgettable live performance that left the entire room mesmerized.

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Creativity

Introducing Big x The Numbers with Alabama Shakes

With the Grammys coming up, we knew it was time to create something for our friends Alabama Shakes and their massive “Sound & Color” album.

So we put the record on.

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BIG Happenings

The 2016 #Oscars of #SuperBowlAds

Okay, so the game itself—not all that exciting, or high-scoring, or what have you.

But many of us were more focused on the commercials anyhow. The biggest stage plus the biggest brands plus the widest checkbooks makes for one of the most entertaining nights in the advertising industry, year in and year out.

This year there were a few surprises. Some welcome ones, like Jeff Goldblum and self-awareness. Some strange ones, like claymation intestines and mutant animal mash-ups. But we wouldn’t have had it any other way.

Without further ado, here are the winners of Big’s #SuperBowl #Oscars:

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BIG Happenings, News

Big Announces New Leaders, Promotions in Media, Digital, Public Relations, Account Management, and Creative

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Jan. 21, 2016) – Alabama-based Big Communications recently promoted eight of its employees to heightened roles within their departments.

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BIG Happenings, Playlist

One Big Holiday Part III: The Big Com Holiday Playlist

You’ve probably been hearing Christmas music since before Halloween, right?

So, yes, we totally understand if you’re burned out on holiday tunes by now. Or maybe…just maybe…all you need is a fresh playlist.

And if that’s the case, you’re in luck, because that’s exactly what we have to offer!

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