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Lancewood adds original flavour to Ultimate Braai Master cooking with Emoji Meals

Lancewood Cheese is a key ingredient in that most revered of local pastimes: the braai. It was a natural step, therefore, for Lancewood to sponsor the popular reality TV series, Ultimate Braai Master...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 12 Apr 2017

Digital disrupter Sportal launches into SA sports industry

Freshly launched, Sportal is a game-changer that assists local sporting bodies to bring their properties into the digital age. One of South Africa's biggest sports brands, Orlando Pirates, is on board and using Sportal to turn on its e-commerce solutions and drive commercial value...

Issued by Sportal 12 Apr 2017

20th Annual BASA Awards partnered by Hollard & Business Day now open for entries

The 20th Annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard & Business Day, is now open for entries from business and arts partnerships that were activated between 1 January 2016 and 31 December 2016...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 3 Apr 2017

BASA celebrates 20 years of partnerships, people and connectivity

2017 sees Business and Arts South Africa celebrate 20 years of arts business partnerships, with an invigorated focus on growth, research, connectivity and celebration...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 24 Mar 2017

Daredevils take male cancer fight to the streets in Speedos

Warwick Bloom, marketing communications manager at Hollard and Lucy Balona, head of marketing and communication at Cansa, run us through what to expect from the 2017 Hollard Daredevil Run...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Mar 2017

McCafé honours Best Actress and Best Actor in a Feature Film at SAFTAs11

McCafé, the lifestyle coffee brand by McDonald's South Africa, congratulates all the winners of this year's SAFTAs, especially the people who won in the categories that they are sponsoring...

Issued by Pacinamix 20 Mar 2017

Sun Met celebrated with Mumm hits an all-time high

Openfield, the PR agency appointed by Sun International for the inaugural Sun Met, has announced that R44m worth of branded media coverage was generated through PR and media efforts...

Issued by Openfield 16 Mar 2017

Somizi announced as face of McCafé Couch Sessions

McCafé has announced that the ever-fabulous, flamboyant, larger-than-life Somizi Mhlongo, better known to his fans as SomGaGa, is the face of McCafé Couch Sessions for SAFTAs11...

Issued by Pacinamix 10 Mar 2017

Wedding Inspirations sponsors the fashion show at The Wedding Expo

In a first for the magazine, South African Wedding Inspirations is sponsoring the fashion show at the upcoming Wedding Expo at the Ticketpro Dome on 11 and 12 March...

Issued by The Wedding Group 9 Mar 2017

Jaguar Land Rover East Rand sponsorship sets wheels in motion for prestigious Top 500 Awards

Luxury carmaker Jaguar Land Rover's East Rand dealership has come on board as Registration Sponsor for this year's inaugural Top 500 Awards - an auspicious gathering of South Africa's economic elite...

Issued by Topco Media 3 Mar 2017

McCafé congratulates SAFTAs11 nominees

McCafé, the lifestyle coffee product offering by McDonald's South Africa, is a proud headline sponsor of the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTA) that will be hosted in Sun City on 18 March...

Issued by Pacinamix 1 Mar 2017

Thought leadership programme Gurus premieres on CNBC Africa

CNBC Africa will premiere Gurus, a series of high-impact interviews with premier league business thought leaders, filmed in South Africa on Thursday 2 March 2017 at 9.15pm.

24 Feb 2017

Sponsorship win-win: Nashua's Rugby Skills Project brings innovation to schools and SA rugby

Sponsorship works well when the big creative idea connects with the audience emotionally and it develops relationships with customers...

Issued by Brand inc 23 Feb 2017

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International

Amber Finlay heads up jury for LIA The New category

The London International Awards (LIA) has announced that Amber Finlay, senior director, global brand communications at Converse is the jury president of The New category.

11 hours ago

Four key trends of African design in 2017/18

WGSN, a London trend forecasting company for fashion and creative industries, held a recent press event in Cape Town to unveil the four key trends that will be at the forefront of African design in 2017 and 2018.

12 hours ago

AFAA to promote Ad Stars annual creative festival in Korea

The Asian Federation of Advertising Associations (AFAA) has announced that its members will play a greater role in promoting the annual creative festival, Ad Stars, held in Busan, Korea.

13 hours ago

Cognifide reports on the Adobe US Summit 2017 in Vegas

In a dazzling splash of lights, big screens and booming sound, Adobe hosted over 12,000 attendees at their 2017 Summit in Las Vegas.

By Jay Smith 21 Apr 2017

Alibaba backs decision to add video games to 'Asia Olympics'

BEIJING, China - Online retail giant Alibaba on Thursday batted down criticism over a decision to add e-sports to the lineup of the 2022 Asia Games in China, responding to scepticism about an event it will play a major role in promoting.

21 Apr 2017

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