Is Interactive Out-Of-Home The New Standard In OOH Advertising?

MINI Canada is encouraging people to interact with their new out-of-home display by texting to a short code to select the MINI of their choice. This triggers the MINI they’ve selected to drive around in an animated sequence. As the animation plays, a personalized-response SMS message is dispatched to the participant, encouraging them to click through to a mobile-optimized Web page and become a MINI Facebook fan.

The concept was developed by TAXI 2. Media Experts, the media agency of record for MINI Canada, sourced the multiple high-traffic locations throughout Toronto where the installation will be projected during the month of December.

About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am head of brand strategy and creative direction at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.