How to contribute to Bizcommunity, from op-ed pieces to news

Bizcommunity.com has now expanded its operations into 16 new sectors and will soon venture into another 17, providing a whole new range of target audiences for advertisers. The most critical aspect of this is the quality of content and this is a formal invitation to you to become a recognised contributor on Bizcommunity.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 3 Oct 2011

Bizcommunity launches new dedicated sectors, newsletters

Bizcommunity.com - South Africa's largest online B2B publisher - is set to grow even more with the introduction of 16 new content channels, with weekly newsletters, as from last week Tuesday, 20 September 2011.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 20 Sep 2011

Global advertising rebounded 10.6% in 2010

LONDON, UK: The global advertising industry climbed out of recession last year and posted a 10.6% year-on-year increase to US$503 billion* based on published rate cards from the Global AdView Pulse, a new report released by The Nielsen Company.

11 Apr 2011

Non-FIFA firms biggest advertisers

The biggest spenders on advertising in SA leading up to and including the World Cup were companies that did not have links with FIFA, according to research by Nielsen.

By Chantelle Benjamin 3 Dec 2010

Soccer City the winner at World Architecture Festival Awards 2010

BARCELONA, SPAIN/JOHANNESBURG, SA: Soccer City, designed by Boogertman+Partners, has won the 'World's Best Sport Building' award at the World Architecture Festival Awards (WAF Awards) 2010, which were held earlier this month in Barcelona, Spain. This not SA's first win in these awards, however...

18 Nov 2010

FIFA wins gold at global communications awards

SAN DIEGO, US: The FIFA e-Activity Report has won gold at the 2010 Spotlight Awards Global Communications Competition from the League of American Communications Professionals. Judged in the category Online: Annual/Sustainability Report, the jury awarded the digital report 96 out of a possible 100 points, and full marks for 'overall narrative' and 'overall visual design'.

10 Nov 2010

Shakira scoops MTV award

MADRID, SPAIN: Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira been awarded the MTV 'Free Your Mind' award at the MTV European Music Awards in Madrid for her involvement with the Official Campaign of the 2010 FIFA World Cup '20 Centres for 2010', 1 GOAL and Education for All.

9 Nov 2010

ESPN announces results of comprehensive 3D study

AUSTIN, US: Continuing to innovate in the 3D television space, ESPN Research + Analytics unveiled today one of the most in-depth studies on 3D TV to date. Compiling results from more than 1000 testing sessions and 2700 lab hours, ESPN has concluded that fans are comfortable with the medium and even enjoy it more than programming in HD.

8 Nov 2010

Sky Comic pushes Japan's soccer team

TOKYO, JAPAN: Adidas wanted to find an attention-grabbing way to support the Japan National Football Team on their way to the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa. It had to unite the country and be an inspiration to the team. A giant comic strip that the National Football team could view from the plane as they departed to South Africa was the last thing anyone had in mind.

27 Sep 2010

Fall in entries for Digital Loeries points to adoption issues

Wading through the near endless amount of PR on the digital transformation and seamless integration of digital into the advertising world, it must be a little disconcerting for Clint Bryce, chairman of both the Digital and Online Advertising judging panels of the 2010 Loerie awards, to see entries in these categories decline this year in spite of steady growth in online ad spend.

By Herman Manson: @marklives 17 Aug 2010

TV's world cup, but real growth for online too

TV owned the 2010 FIFA World Cup. There, I said it. While the Internet increasingly owns breaking news and the various South African news portals came up with numerous strategies for making their world cup content as engaging as possible, it could not even attempt to mimic the vibe of families, friends, even communities, gathering together in the real world in front of TV screens to follow the main matches.

By Herman Manson: @marklives 8 Jul 2010

World cup closing ceremony details

The 30-minute night-time closing ceremony of the 2010 FIFA World Cup will take place at 6.30pm on Sunday, 11 July 2010, at Johannesburg's Soccer City Stadium - ahead of the final. It will be broadcast live in 215 countries to an audience in excess of 500 million viewers, according to the Local Organising Committee (LOC), and will feature 780 cast members and some of South Africa and Africa's top musicians and dancers.

7 Jul 2010

Emirates takes young Football for Hope players under its wing

DUBAI, UAE/JOHANNESBURG: Emirates, the award-winning airline of the United Arab Emirates, is helping a team of Australian youths get off to a flying start at the Football for Hope Festival 2010 in Johannesburg.

29 Jun 2010

Enter your World Cup newspaper design

INDIA: Indian website Newspaper Designing is conducting another international newspaper design competition, focusing exclusively on the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Entries, which are free, close on 11 August 2010 and there is no limit to the amount of entries submitted.

24 Jun 2010

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