A powerful unexpected experience from Samsung


Samsung’s Hearing Hands stunt orchestrated for a young Turkish man from Istanbul is the focus of Joss Davidge’s Marketing Society blog this week.


The brand came up with a heart-warming and clever gesture to spread the message about its new video call centres that cater for hearing-impaired customers.  It was all centred on a hearing-impaired fellow called Muharrem from Istanbul. Samsung constructed a stunt that would enable him to have one day with no barriers. To achieve this, his whole town received training in sign language.

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With nearly 30 years of marketing experience, both client and agency side, I’ve acquired a rare perspective on brands and business: I believe you have to challenge things creatively if you want to grow sales. Consumer technology is reshaping our world, and it’s only the great brands that stay on the crest.