Ambush Marketing getting more risqué, extreme says Media Man agency

Ambush Marketing getting more risqué, extreme says Media Man agency

Adult, porn companies getting in on the ambush marketing bandwagon


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Ambush marketing in action. How do you get famous in marketing? How about ambush someone else famous and successful in the marketing, media and technology sector - G'day Sir Richard Branson.


Kym Illman is a motorsport enthusiast to say the least. Messages On Hold Racing!





About Messages On Hold:

The largest telephone audio provider in Asia-Pacific
The 80s had it all: big hair, big style, and the launch of Asia-Pacific's largest audio marketing company, Messages On Hold! We've come a long way since 1988, and today our on hold messages are heard at over 10,000 sites, in over 25 languages, across 22 countries, so we bet you're one of the millions who've heard our work.


The man behind the messages!

Kym Illman | Founder | Managing Director

Messages On Hold began as a one-man operation out of CEO and owner, Kym Illman's spare bedroom in 1988 and has since evolved to become a creative global marketing company.

Whilst running Messages On Hold, Kym also launched The Groove Gallery, online training platform Canity, tourism website, marketing endeavors MessageVision and VideoUpdateMe, plus countless viral videos, books, CDs and DVDs, and public speaking seminars!

To find out more about Kym visit



Putting a new spin on an old sales pitch

Under Attack, by Helen Withycombe - October 2006

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Beer babes "ad" to Dutch match - 16th June 2010

Beach stunt - March 2009

Ambush marketing under fire, by Amanda Swinburn - 19th December 2005

Ambush marketing erupts outside WACA, by Braden Quartermaine - 17th December 2006

Golden Palace Casino an originator in controversial gaming and gambling campaigns; Paddy Power and Sports Bet followed their lead says Media Man agency

The Mother of Stunt Marketers, by Elizabeth Esfahani - 1st July 2005

Advertising and media rights, plus ticket sales, make the world go round for WWE, UFC, Bellator, Boxing, Australian cricket under pressure for men and women competitors

Campaign Brief vs B&T vs AdNews vs Marketing Magazine: Australian media and agency publication wars alive and well


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