Things we like: Goodstuff's media showcase
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Things we like: Goodstuff's media showcase

Three cheers for Goodstuff Communications, which has invited media owners to pitch their most exciting opportunities to an auditorium full of independent creative agencies in order to inspire the next big idea.

The inaugural "Media Showcase" event in June is being launched in recognition of independent agencies not getting as much airtime with media owners, according to Simeon Adams (pictured), creative partner at Goodstuff. Lucky Generals, 18 Feet & Rising, Wieden & Kennedy and Fold7 are among the agencies that will be in attendance.  

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