Subscribe to industry newsletters


Biz Takeout's

Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
Get the Flash Player to play this.
Global examples of advertising to avoid

What better way for lawyers to grab creatives' attention than by sending out a cease and desist letter of demand? Luckily in this case it was purely an invite to an event, but if you don't adhere to the legalities of advertising law you may not be as lucky. Here's what three of GALA's global legal lawyers had to say at the inaugural SA GALA event hosted by Adams & Adams...

By Leigh Andrews 8 hours ago

Chris Borain elected new IAB SA chairperson

Following yesterday's AGM, the IAB has announced its new industry chairs: Chris Borain, group commercial director at the Mail & Guardian Group takes on the reins as new chairperson, with Paula Hulley from Gloo@Ogilvy elected as vice chairperson...

7 hours ago

#AMASAAwards2016: Banking on a winner

The banking sector strutted its creative spirit at the recent AMASA Awards with Nedbank and Standard Bank both taking top honours...

By Danette Breitenbach 12 hours ago

2016 Assegai Awards finalists announced

The finalists of the 2016 Assegai Awards have been revealed, and the winners will be announced on Thursday 10 November at the annual Awards Gala Evening...

10 hours ago

Video is the new black in marketing

In today's 'too much information' age, standing up and standing out are the key to being remembered. One tool that goes beyond just 'engaging' its audiences to help users retain the memory of the marketing message is video...

By Deseré Orrill 10 hours ago

The power of print in the attention economy - a Fresh Living case study

With attention being the most valuable currency in the media world, and with the explosion of the digital age in a demand-driven media economy, is there still a place for print in content marketing?...

Issued by John Brown 9 hours ago

Voting for Forbes Africa Person of the Year closes tomorrow

The Forbes Africa Person of the Year Awards attracts the highest calibre of nominees from across the African continent...

10 hours ago

Ten MBA students are CEO for a Day

For the third year, Odgers Berndtson Sub-Saharan Africa ran its CEO for a Day Initiative, as a way for South Africa's top CEOs from the private sector to engage with some of the top MBA students from leading business schools...

7 hours ago

Expert tease

Why contract an event company? Why not organise it all in-house? How difficult can that be?..

Issued by 360 Degrees Production House 9 hours ago

Andrei Stenin photojournalism exhibition opens

Independent Media is the leading South African media partner for an exhibition of the winning entries of the a global photojournalism contest in memory of Russian photojournalist Andrei Stenin, who was killed in Ukraine in 2014...

Issued by Independent Media 9 hours ago

Mark your emails with Stamps for Good and support a charity

Advertising agency, M&C Saatchi Abel and its client RocketSeed have launched a newly launched initiative, Stamps for Good, which is made up of ten virtual stamps linked to ten different charities...

7 hours ago

Partnership between Hootsuite and Popimedia increases users' business objectives

To enable a holistic view of social marketing initiatives, Popimedia, a subsidiary of Publicis, has announced a partnership with Hootsuite, the most widely used platform for managing social media...

9 hours ago

Big tech-media mergers raise fresh privacy concerns

They know how you browse the internet, your favourite TV shows and where you shop and travel. Data collected by internet and media...

13 hours ago

The Wedding Expo wins PMR.Africa Diamond Arrow Award for the third year running

The Wedding Expo was awarded the Diamond Arrow Award in the 1000 - 5000m² category at the annual PMR.Africa National Survey on Event and Exhibition Organisers in South Africa..

Issued by The Wedding Group 8 hours ago

Alliance Media helps Lesotho celebrate 50 years of independence

Lesotho celebrated its 50th year of independence on 4 October and Alliance Media, who has business investments in the country, is helping Lesotho celebrate...

Issued by Alliance Media 10 hours ago

Home with Mapaseka talks surrogacy ahead of When the Bough Breaks opening in SA

On Wednesday, 26 October, the Home with Mapaseka show on Kaya FM delved into the complex and sometimes taboo world of surrogacy...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 9 hours ago

Seven deadly SEO sins

Much like transgressions against the seven deadly biblical sins are, say, frowned upon by custodians of heavenly portals, so too the seven deadly SEO sins can doom you to a lifetime of anguish as you languish on Page 10...

By Douglas Gauld 1 day ago

#BehindtheSelfie with... Catherine Black

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Catherine Black, co-owner of Black Mountain...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Adobe London Symposium: Putting customer experience first

Last week, Adobe hosted their annual Symposium in London with the theme 'Customer experience comes first'...

By Kirsty Barkhuizen 1 day ago

Show more

Africa news

UK aid vision for the continent

New UK support for jobs, trade and investment to boost economic development in Africa...

4 hours ago

TBWA\ Africa kicks its focus on disruption up a notch

Only businesses with strong fundamentals, a consistent approach and gutsy resilience have been able to weather the particularly tough business environment in sub-Saharan Africa over the past 12 months"...

5 hours ago

New Al Jazeera East Africa correspondent

Fahmida Miller has been appointed as one of Al Jazeera's East Africa correspondents, based in Nairobi...

5 hours ago

African Union must hold members accountable for media repression

Declaration of the 2nd African Editors Forum Pretoria, South Africa, 24-25 October 2016...

7 hours ago

Show more


Fitch acquires majority stake in StartJG Hong Kong

WPP has announced that its wholly owned operating company, Fitch has taken a majority stake in StartJG Hong Kong, a brand and customer experience design consultancy...

2 days ago

Thomson Reuters to open tech hub in Canada, add 400 jobs

OTTAWA: The Thomson Reuters news agency and financial information group will open a technology center in Toronto, adding 400 jobs over the next two years, the company announced on Friday...

11 Oct 2016

Hungary's biggest opposition newspaper suspended

Hungary's biggest opposition newspaper has been suspended, its owner said Saturday, stoking concerns about media freedom under right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban...

10 Oct 2016

Turkey media boss quits over 'hacked email' scandal

The chief executive of one of Turkey's top private media firms quit on Friday over emails purportedly showing him allowing the government dictate editorial policy but that he said were fake...

4 Oct 2016

Show more

Latest jobs

Featured jobs
Online Sales Executive - Cape Town, Johannesburg
Bizcommunity is looking for a motivated individual who has a solid sales track record.
Image Communications/Database Manager
Cape TownInfidels Photoagency (Pty) Ltd
Communications/Business Opportunity
Multimedia Designer/Media Producer
Cape TownPearson South Africa
C#.Net Developer
Cape TownDatafin Recruitment
Direct Marketing
DurbanOlympus Direct
Field Sales Representative
Port ElizabethMPRTC Recruitment
Account Executive Intern
Port ElizabethFull Circle Communications
Business Development Executive
Cape TownAAA School of Advertising
Traffic/Project Manager
PretoriaSound Idea Digital
PPC Account Manager
JohannesburgInitiate International
Motion Designer
Cape TownInitiate International
Digital Media Campaign Manager
JohannesburgDataCore Media
Mid-Senior .Net Web Developer
Cape TownGloo@Ogilvy
Account Manager
JohannesburgSparkplugs Recruitment
Lecturer/Junior Lecturer
StellenboschUniversity of Stellenbosch
Creative Finished Artist
Cape TownOgilvy & Mather Cape Town
Account Director - Client Service
Cape TownOgilvy & Mather Cape Town
PR Account Director - Financial Services
Cape TownOgilvy PR
Danish Content Creator
Cape TownProjects Abroad

More jobs >

Other industry news

Logistics & Transport
CSI & Sustainability
Energy & Mining