McCann Erickson is a global advertising agency network, with offices in over 130 countries and almost eight decades of multinational experience. An advertising agency or ad agency is a service Business dedicated to creating planning and handling Advertising (and sometimes other forms of promotion McCann is a subsidiary of the Interpublic Group of Companies, one of the four holding corporations that make up the advertising industry. The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc (IPG ( is one of the big four global advertising holding companies (the others being Omnicom, WPP and Publicis
McCann Erickson was named 'Global Agency of the Year' by Adweek in (1998, 1999, and 2000). Adweek is a weekly American Advertising trade publication that was first published in 1978 Year 1998 ( MCMXCVIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar) Year 1999 ( MCMXCIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar) 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar.
McCann Erickson is part of McCann Worldgroup, which also includes planning and buying agency Universal McCann, direct/interactive web marketing agency MRM Worldwide, experiential marketing agency Momentum Worldwide, and healthcare marketing group McCann Healthcare Worldwide.
McCann Erickson was directly responsible for the success of The Hillside Singers' "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing" in 1972. The Hillside Singers were an American folk group The ensemble was assembled by Advertising agency McCann Erickson for the purposes of singing " I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony " is a pop song which originated as an advertising jingle produced by Billy Davis and sung