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Episode 162: Ravi Naidoo takes us through 21 years of Design Indaba - Part 1

Date: 11 Feb 2016
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ARGENTINA

Del Campo Saatchi & Saatchi ad 'Dads in Briefs' part of Best ads of 21st Century so far
Del Campo Saatchi & Saatchi ad 'Dads in Briefs' part of Best ads of 21st Century so far

The Gunn Report's list of '20 Best Commercials of the 21st Century: So Far', lists Del Campo Saatchi & Saatchi Buenos Aires' ad, 'Dads in Briefs', the only Ibero-American commercial selected...

SOUTH AFRICA

South Africa falls further in Economic Freedom rankings
South Africa falls further in Economic Freedom rankings

The Economic Freedom of the World: 2015 Annual Report shows that South Africa has dropped further in ranking to 96 out of the 157 countries and territories included in the report...

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD Awards: The nominations
D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

ARGENTINA

Gunn Report: Del Campo Saatchi & Saatchi named second most creative agency worldwide

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA: Historic results for the Argentine agency, placing them on the podium with Wieden+Kennedy New York and BBH London.

UNITED STATES

Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance
Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance

NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.

UNITED STATES

Environmentally friendly purchases heat up in emerging markets
Environmentally friendly purchases heat up in emerging markets

NEW YORK, US: Purchases of environmentally protective products have grown significantly in two of the world's leading markets - China and Brazil; but the widespread perception that these products are too expensive may be blocking deeper adoption.

ARGENTINA

Smartphones and tablets drive growing share of internet content consumption in Argentina
Smartphones and tablets drive growing share of internet content consumption in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA: comScore, Inc has released the latest insights on connected device usage in Argentina from its Device Essentials service.

SWITZERLAND

IMD announces its 2012 World Competitiveness Rankings
IMD announces its 2012 World Competitiveness Rankings

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND: IMD, a top-ranked global business school based in Switzerland, has announced the findings of its annual World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY). The WCY rankings measure how well countries manage their economic and human resources to increase their prosperity.

UNITED STATES

NYF International TV & Film Awards announces 2012 winners at NAB
NYF International TV & Film Awards announces 2012 winners at NAB

NEW YORK, US: The 55th New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, announced this year's winning entries at the 2012 awards ceremony on Tuesday, 17 April at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas. Geoffrey Mason, senior production specialist for ESPN, was awarded the NYF Television & Film Awards Lifetime Achievement Award.

FRANCE

Cannes Lions: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Juries
Cannes Lions: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Juries

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 17-23 June, has announced the members of a further four juries: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Lions. South Africa is represented on the Design jury (Shelley-Ann Atkinson, Grid Worldwide Branding & Design) and on the Film jury (Catherine Ireland, Amplified).

FRANCE

'My Dream Interview' Festival draws youth to newspapers
'My Dream Interview' Festival draws youth to newspapers

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Newspapers from around the world are invited to participate in a new global journalism experience for youth organised by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) that results in young people interviewing entertainment stars or other public figures - and increased circulation for participating newspapers.

UNITED STATES

Global consumer confidence increases 1 point in Q4 2011
Global consumer confidence increases 1 point in Q4 2011

NEW YORK, US: Global consumer confidence increased one index point last quarter to 89, while Europe led confidence declines in 24 of the region's 27 measured markets, according to fourth quarter 2011 global consumer confidence findings from Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy.

UNITED STATES

MediaCom: Fernando Emilio Silva to lead LatAm growth
MediaCom: Fernando Emilio Silva to lead LatAm growth

NEW YORK, US / LONDON, UK: MediaCom has named Fernando Emilio Silva as its new chief executive for Latin America. Fernando, who was previously chairman of Vivaki for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, will join the company 1 March 2012.

BRAZIL

Brazil, Colombia: Nearly 40% of non-computer web traffic on tablets
Brazil, Colombia: Nearly 40% of non-computer web traffic on tablets

BRASILIA, BRAZIL / BOGOTA, COLOMBIA: comScore, Inc recently released its latest report on connected device usage in Latin America from comScore Device Essentials.

ARGENTINA

Playboy invites Argentines to sing like a rock star
Playboy invites Argentines to sing like a rock star

MONTEVIDEO, ARGENTINA: The phrase "sex, drugs and rock 'n roll" characterises the classic lifestyle of the rock star, even if one could say that some rock stars have favoured the sex and drugs over the music.

PORTUGAL

Eurobest entries up 11% to 4824
Eurobest entries up 11% to 4824

LISBON, PORTUGAL: The Eurobest Advertising Festival has announced that a total of 4824 entries have been submitted for this year's awards, up 11% compared to the 2010 Festival.

UNITED STATES

Consumer Confidence Survey: Economy again top global concern
Consumer Confidence Survey: Economy again top global concern

NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.

ARGENTINA

Uncontrolled women
Uncontrolled women

MONTEVIDEO, ARGENTINA: Dove wanted to re-launch its hair care range in Argentina and earn credentials amongst consumers as an expert hair care brand that women would trust. Dove wanted to refresh the promise that women who chose the Dove Damage Therapy range could reclaim control of their hair.

PERU

Government advertising, state-owned media are control weapons, says IAPA

LIMA, PERU: Use of official advertising to reward or punish news media and government takeovers of media in several parts of the Americas continue to be powerful weapons used to hinder the free flow of information, the Inter American Press Association (IAPA) concluded on winding up its 67th General Assembly held recently in Lima, Peru.

NEW ZEALAND

NZ set to reap millions from RWC final weekend
NZ set to reap millions from RWC final weekend

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand stands to reap a US$62.8 million* windfall from the Rugby World Cup 2011 final weekend, according to MasterCard Research.

UNITED STATES

Global advertising spend up 5.7% in Q2 2011
Global advertising spend up 5.7% in Q2 2011

NEW YORK, US: Despite overall growth of 5.7% for the advertising industry in Q2 2011, adspend fell in nearly half the world's key markets in the second quarter of this year as economic concerns continued to impact the advertising industry, according to Nielsen's quarterly Global AdView Pulse report released recently.

BRAZIL

South American IT market displays promising growth
South American IT market displays promising growth

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL: The role of South America in the worldwide consumer durables market is growing. In 2009, the continent was responsible for 9% of all expenditures for Consumer Electronics, ranging from traditional Consumer Electronics, to Telecommunication and IT products. In 2010, this share grew to 10% and the expectation is that by the end of 2011, it will be 12%.

ARGENTINA

More than half of Argentines online visit sports sites
More than half of Argentines online visit sports sites

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA: comScore, Inc has released a study on the online sports category in Argentina based on data from its comScore Media Metrix service.

UNITED STATES

Global adspend up 8.8% in Q1 2011: Advertisers push TV spend
Global adspend up 8.8% in Q1 2011: Advertisers push TV spend

NEW YORK, US: Global advertising rose 8.8% year-on-year in Q1 to total US$118 billion* based on published rate cards, as advertisers spent more on television and continued to invest in booming consumer Asian and Latin American markets.

ARGENTINA

Facebook users in Argentina second only to Israel in user engagement
Facebook users in Argentina second only to Israel in user engagement

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA: comScore, Inc has released a study on Internet usage in Argentina from its online audience measurement and media planning solution comScore Media Metrix.

FRANCE

Record year for Cannes Lions entries
Record year for Cannes Lions entries

CANNES, FRANCE: A total of 28 828 entries from 90 countries (725 from SA) have been submitted to the Cannes Lions 58th International Festival of Creativity, the international annual awards for creative advertising and communications. This is the most entries in the history of the festival.

CHILE

bbi displays' amphibious beach billboards launch in South America
bbi displays' amphibious beach billboards launch in South America

CONCEPCIÓN, CHILE: Amphibious floating billboards are beginning to make frequent appearances along the coast and beaches of South America.

UNITED KINGDOM

Global advertising rebounded 10.6% in 2010
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.

CHILE

Social networking a major activity in Argentina, Chile
Social networking a major activity in Argentina, Chile

SANTIAGO, CHILE: comScore, Inc has released results from a study of the most popular online activities in Chile and Argentina. The study found that in both markets, social networking now accounts for more than one-quarter of all time spent online, ranking as the top activity in Chile (28.5% of total minutes) and the second most popular activity in Argentina (27.8% of total minutes).

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