Samsonite chooses Initiative for tactical marketing strategies

24 Aug '05
3 min read

Global travel solutions provider Samsonite has awarded its global media business to Initiative after a comprehensive media agency review. Billings are undisclosed.

Initiative has been chosen for its ability to deliver effective global solutions to Samsonites communications needs by combining a global capability with local expertise.

The core assignment is for media planning and buying. A new global creative campaign, signed by TBWA, will be launched later this year. Samsonite will also be working closely with Initiative to develop on-going tactical marketing strategies and non-traditional media solutions.

Annick Desmecht, Chief Marketing Officer for Samsonite says, they are delighted to form a partnership with the Initiative network, as we prepare the launch of our new global advertising campaign.

Initiative will be a key partner in helping us further positions our Samsonite Black label brand as a premium, luxury line within our Samsonite portfolio of products. Samsonite Black label will appeal to our most demanding and experienced travelers through even more unique designs, while continuing to deliver the same quality, durability, and functionality Samsonite is known for worldwide.

A multinational team, led out of Brussels, will begin work immediately across 22 markets in Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Canada and the US. through four key regional centers based in Brussels, New York, Hong Kong, and India. European activity will be split between Initiative and BrandConnection, part of the Initiative group, according to market and client needs.

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