By: Greg Lindsay on June 05, 2006
LAS VEGAS (AdAge.com) -- In one of the latest 30-second spots touting Las Vegas' motto, "What happens here, stays here," a suave young man is seen testing different identities on the women he meets during a night on the town. "I'm a hand model," he offers, or a lifeguard, or a big-game hunter, or a "brain doctor."
By: Greg Lindsay on May 24, 2006
LAS VEGAS (AdAge.com) -- Billy Vassiliadis is the CEO of R&R Partners, Nevada's largest advertising agency, and has been the id of the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority for more than 25 years. It was a pair of R&R copywriters who coined "What happens here, stays here," the ubiquitous catchphrase that first granted visitors permission to (and now dares them to) keep spending money until they are transformed, temporarily, into a wilder, crazier and, to hear Vassiliadis tell it, anesthetized version of themselves.
By: Greg Lindsay on October 17, 2005
NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Meredith Corp. Chief Operating Officer Stephen Lacy and publishing group President Jack Griffin have been named Advertising Age's publishing executives of the year.
By: Greg Lindsay on September 26, 2005
...the floor-to-low-ceiling advertising light boxes were filled Photo: Greg Lindsay Advertising is part of the architectural feel of Airworld, with billboards such...
By: Greg Lindsay on September 28, 2005
...interest. "Is that the new edition?" he says, and begins Photo: Greg Lindsay Sir Alfred Mehran, a.k.a. Mehran Karimi Nasseri, a.k.a...