This paper tries to enlighten the different dimensions of creativity applied to advertising. The fields where this peculiar kind of creativity are applied are connected to digital technologies and to urban spaces, the latter giving place to all the forms of ambient advertising. This form of communication is especially produced in the so called emerging economies, and this fact makes clear that the very center of creativity is moving (or has just moved) in other territories. So the paper shows some examples of this kind of campaigns, many of which were awarded in the last two editions of Cannes advertising festival.
Keywords: Creativity, ambient advertising, outdoor advertising, emerging economies, digital platforms.