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As we enter the fourth month of 2023, it’s the right time to explore the anticipated advertising trends that might shape the Australian advertising industry for the rest of the year.

Anticipated advertising trends:

  • Increased investment in digital advertising, with a focus on programmatic advertising and data-driven targeting. This trend is expected to continue as more consumers shift towards online and mobile channels for their media consumption.
  • The continued growth of mobile advertising, with more brands optimising their campaigns for mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets.
  • The adoption of new technologies such as virtual and augmented reality in advertising campaigns to create more immersive and engaging experiences for consumers.
  • The use of influencer marketing to reach younger audiences on social media platforms such as Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube.
  • The increased importance of data privacy and security, with brands needing to be transparent about their data practices and comply with local and international regulations such as the GDPR and CCPA.
  • The growth of programmatic out-of-home (OOH) advertising, with more brands using real-time bidding to buy and place digital billboards and signage in high-traffic areas.
  • The use of personalised and interactive ad formats such as shoppable ads, quizzes, and polls to increase engagement and conversion rates.

Overall, these trends suggest that the Australian advertising industry will continue to evolve rapidly, driven by advancements in technology and changes in consumer behaviour. Brands that are proactive in adopting these trends and adapting their strategies accordingly will be better positioned to succeed in 2023 and beyond.