M&N Brands has acquired Mela Events.
The acquisition increases M&N Brands' consolidated revenue to over R150m and opens up the eventing space for Mela Events.
Earlier this year, M&N Brands concluded an equity swap with M&C Saatchi's SA agency network and Avatar, Esihlahleni Women's Empowerment NPC, and a soon-to-be-launched PR agency Bozza. 11 Dec 2017
The Mattress King has appointed MapMedia GreenGold Consulting as its media and marketing consultants. 4 Dec 2017
JAG Communications has been appointed PR agency for The Private Hotel School. 4 Dec 2017
MetropolitanRepublic has been appointed as Discovery's agency of record in South Africa. 30 Nov 2017
Tribeca Public Relations has been appointed as Blacksmith Collective's PR and communications partner. 29 Nov 2017
Lauren Shantall Integrated Communications has been appointed as PMR Hospitality Partners. 29 Nov 2017
Respublica Student Living has appointed Relativ Media to provide relevant, non-invasive brand advertising to all Respublica students. 29 Nov 2017
Bonang Matheba has signed to global media and talent group Celebrity Services Africa (CSA).
CSA will support and build Matheba's brand across all mediums including entertainment, fashion, entrepreneurship and philanthropy, with a specific focus on the global market. 29 Nov 2017
Jozi FM has appointed United Stations as its national sales partner.
United Stations is to ensure that the local radio station expands opportunities for clients on-air, online, at events, inside branded content, through activations and in sponsorships. 20 Nov 2017
Aquellé has selected Conversion Lab to run its social media and to help amplify its event sponsorships digitally.
Conversation Lab will also be tasked with creating digital excitement for Aquellé's sponsorships which include the Aquellé Midmar mile, Aquellé Ocean Racing Series and Aquellé Tour Durban. 17 Nov 2017
Conversation Lab Cape Town has been appointed by Exact, which adds to its recent wins with Markham and Fabiani.
Conversion Lab is to drive Exact's digital and social presence by managing a full range of digital activity that includes website optimisation for the launch of its new e-commerce website and management and development of all content across a range of social media platforms.
All work will be handled at Conversion Lab Cape Town office. 17 Nov 2017
Black Inks has signed a deal with Fox Networks Group (FNG) Europe and Africa to deliver linear and video-on-demand content from 21st Century Fox.
The entertainment service will be available on Android/ iOS via apps, will have its own set-top box, and on web-browsers.
The deal brings linear and non-linear services to Black, such as eight distinctive channels and Fox+, the new service that will be launching in South Africa for the first time. 17 Nov 2017
British gym Sweat! appointed the Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town to develop its active lifestyle offering for Debenham stores in the UK.
The Jupiter Cape Town has been tasked with creating the overall look and feel and brand tonality for the Sweat! gyms in the retail space. 15 Nov 2017
Artifact Advertising has been appointed as Bridgestone Group's communications partner.
Artifact has been working with a division of Bridgestone - Supa Quick - for several years. 15 Nov 2017
The Royal Palm Hotel has appointed Goldfish Communications as its marketing and public relations agency. 15 Nov 2017
Kat van Duinen has appointed Lauren Shantall Integrated Communications to work on its brand. 14 Nov 2017
Mulberry & Prince Kitchen and Bar has appointed Lauren Shantall Integrated Communications to introduce the public to its new brunch menu. 14 Nov 2017
MullenLowe South Africa has partnered with Twiga Communications to strengthen its full-service offering in South Africa.
The offering includes brand strategy, creative, digital marketing, media planning and buying, mobile marketing, design and direct response, as well as performance analytics.
The formal partnership with Twiga Communications ensures that public relations and social media capabilities are integrated into MullenLowe South Africa's portfolio. 8 Nov 2017
Paddington Station PR has been appointed to manage the PR for decor retailer Beetroot Inc following the launch of their two new branches in Cape Town. 8 Nov 2017
The South Africa e-sport governing body Mind Sports South Africa (MSSA) has appointed Boo! Sports Marketing to launch a commercial strategy. 8 Nov 2017
Tribeca Public Relations is to develop a monthly digital newsletter for Batsumi Travel. 7 Nov 2017
Tribeca Public Relations has been appointed as 10th Street Media's public relations partner. 6 Nov 2017
Khanyisa Systems and HoneyKome have partnered together to deliver integrated back-end and front-end campaigns around the Microsoft.net Sitefinity CMS and marketing automation platform.
The partnership hopes to successfully merge the roles of technology and marketing.
The merge may provide a seamless one-stop solution for chief digital officers, chief technical officers and chief marketing officers. 1 Nov 2017
Cadac has partnered with Interface Digital to strengthen its opportunity of becoming one of South Africa's most recognised outdoor brands.
Interface Digital and Cadac first partnered together in July 2017 to create social media campaigns that aimed at National Braai Day.
The initial partnership garnered success after campaigns outperformed engagement targets by over 200%. 27 Oct 2017
Logitech has appointed Tribeca Public Relations as its public relations partner.
Tribeca is to assist the brand with the positioning of its consumer products by increasing awareness of it in South Africa.
Tribeca has already hosted an event for Logitech partners and media at the end of September. 24 Oct 2017
Following a four-way pitch, Otis South Africa has appointed GGi Communications to manage its public relations and reputation management. 23 Oct 2017
Eurolab has named Tribeca Public Relations as its PR partner. 23 Oct 2017
Metro Security Services has appointed Design@Bay to fast-track its development as a potential leading integrated risk solutions provider in the Eastern Cape and nationally. 19 Oct 2017
South African Fashion Week (SAFW) and Zalebs have partnered for the autumn and winter 2017/2018 event. 18 Oct 2017
Following a four-way pitch, Ninety9cents (99c) has been awarded the Spur Steak Ranches lead creative and digital account. 17 Oct 2017