Amplify, a paid fellowship for content creators launched in 2016, has seen its first graduates qualify. Three teams of young storytellers from Rwanda, Kenya and Nigeria presented their final projects to a judging panel, comprising Professor Bitange Ndemo, Pamela Sittoni of Nation Media Group, Patricia Obozuwa of GE Africa and Google Kenya's Charles Murito...
13 Apr 2017
BEIJING, CHINA: The winners of the 2013 Digital Asia Festival Awards, honouring the best in Asia Pacific's digital marketing, have been announced.
18 Nov 2013
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA / NEW YORK, US: Global award winners will be announced at events in New York and Sydney. A South African entry has been shortlisted.
29 Oct 2013
SINGAPORE: The hotly anticipated Spikes Asia Awards Ceremony has taken place at the Grand Theatre, Marina Bay Sands. Over 1,000 delegates attended to be the first to hear this year's winners and celebrate the best of creativity in communications from across Asia Pacific.
19 Sep 2013
Best Marketing International has compiled the best digital campaigns of 2013 so far. They will feature at The Best Global Digital Marketing Show on 15 August in Johannesburg.
4 Jul 2013
SAN FRANCISCO, US: The 4th edition of The Bees Awards - 1st international social media marketing awards - has announced their 2013 nominations.
21 May 2013
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Nike organises a night race for women in Australia to reach out to a female target group.
19 Feb 2013
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.
21 Dec 2012
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.
19 Apr 2012
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).
30 Mar 2012
KIEV, UKRAINE / PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The speaker line-up for the 64th World Newspaper Congress and 19th World Editors Forum could hardly be more international, with speakers from North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and South America on the podium when the global summit meetings of the world's press is held in Kiev, Ukraine, next September. Among the speakers is Trevor Ncube, deputy executive chairman, Mail & Guardian, South Africa.
20 Mar 2012
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
DUBAI, UAE: The 6th Dubai Lynx Awards, one of the premier awards celebrating creative excellence in MENA's advertising and communications industry, has received a total of 2037 entries from 17 countries.
5 Mar 2012
CLEVELAND, US: The 2012 Tabbies call for entries is now available at the TABPI website, allowing all B2B magazine editors, publishers and art directors the opportunity to have their best work judged by their peers. Tabbies' partners include South Africa's SAFREA, and MPASA. [video]
26 Jan 2012
NEW YORK, US: More than 25 of advertising's most influential and respected professionals - including Ross Chowles, of Jupiter Drawing Room, Cape Town - have been selected to judge the One Show, claimed to be the premier international awards competition.
14 Nov 2011
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.
21 Oct 2011
SINGAPORE: A total of 3647 entries from 17 countries will be competing at this year's Spikes Asia Festival, which kicks off this forthcoming Sunday in Singapore, an overall increase of 19% versus last year, with growth in most categories.
14 Sep 2011
NEW YORK, US: The 4A's has announced the shortlist for the Jay Chiat Awards for Strategic Excellence, claimed to be the first global advertising awards to recognise brilliant strategic thinking. Submissions in 10 categories were received from Australia, Brazil, Canada, India, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States and Vietnam.
16 Aug 2011
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
ABU DHABI, UAE: In recognition of the growth of public relations practice and expertise beyond its Anglo-American origins, the IPRA presidential badge of office will pass to its 2011 president at the IPRA Gulf Chapter Regional Conference in Abu Dhabi on 13 April 2011.
29 Mar 2011
LONDON, UK: YouTube and the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity have announced the launch of 'Good Work', a partnership designed to bring together the transformational power of creative minds, with the issues that need them most.
18 Mar 2011
CLEVELAND, US: The 2011 Tabbies Call for Entries is now available at the TABPI website. The Tabbies, the editorial and design awards program run by Trade, Association and Business Publications International (TABPI), is again partnering with MPASA, the Magazine Publishers Association of South Africa and SA-based SAFREA, the Southern African Freelancers Association.
20 Jan 2011
GAYDON, UK: Land Rover announced yesterday, 24 November 2010, its sponsorship of Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand and Rugby World Cup 2015 in England. As part of the deal for both tournaments the company will supply vehicles to support the organisers, teams and officials. It is the first time that the leading car manufacturer has been involved with rugby's showcase tournament.
25 Nov 2010
NEW YORK, US: In the final ranking to be released to mark 10 years of the YoungGuns, the Top 10 young Creatives of the Decade have been announced, with creative geniuses from the US, UK, Australia and New Zealand dominating the list.
6 Oct 2010
AMSTELVEEN, NETHERLANDS: The world is currently awash with many major infrastructure projects in various stages of development as national and state or provincial governments look to facilitate rapid economic growth or to rebuild the crumbling infrastructure of yesteryear. These projects rarely progress at any great pace and can often be bedevilled by political and financial concerns. However, if there is one thing that can act as a catalyst for breaking through a political impasse, it is the award of a major international multi-sport event.
Joel Finlay 8 Sep 2010
HANGZHOU, CHINA: The 2nd Asia-Pacific Digital Magazine Conference, hosted by FIPP and CPA (China Periodicals Association) will take place on 14-15 October 2010 at the InterContinental Conference Centre, Hangzhou, China and the early bird registration discount has been extended to 1 September 2010.
10 Aug 2010