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Podcast: David Hawkins, a pioneer in the Marketing and Advertising space in Atlantic Canada- Part I

By Don Mills & David Campbell Apr 4, 2024 | 12:48 PM

David Hawkins is a Marketing & Advertising Legend

There are many ways to describe David Hawkins. He is a pioneer in marketing & communications, he is a serial entrepreneur, he is a community builder and a successful businessperson. He is also a legend in Atlantic Canada, although that is a label he is uncomfortable being called. How else do you describe someone who helped develop an industry sector in our region by creating Hawk Communications as one of the early and most successful marketing and advertising agencies that continues to this day. In this wide-ranging two-part Insights Podcast series, we talk with David about his career, some of his most memorable campaigns and clients, and the factors that led to his success, as well as the current state of marketing and advertising in the era of social media and the dominance of Google and Beta in the field of advertising. It is a fascinating conversation with one of the region’s most fascinating personalities.

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