Toot Toot

Nat Ives of the New York Times put this ad guy on the defensive, with a question about Advertising Week.
“There is nothing wrong with celebrating a great industry,” said O. Burtch Drake, president at the American Association of Advertising Agencies, which conceived of the first Advertising Week. “What’s wrong with tooting our own horn?”
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Brand mascots do some horn tooting at last year’s event.

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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 at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.