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Ground-breaking healthcare solutions grab the Innovation Prize for Africa 2016 - total cash awards of US$150 000, showcasing African ingenuity...
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...
5 Mar 2015
The Festival of Media Global Awards' highly-anticipated shortlist for 2014 is more global than ever before, with the top brands on this year's list coming from the US, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, Sweden, and India.
7 Mar 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, US: The 4th edition of The Bees Awards - 1st international social media marketing awards - has announced their 2013 nominations.
21 May 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
PARIS, FRANCE: Across major cities in Europe, Nikon builds huge sculpted 'hands' in a pose, as though holding a Nikon camera.
7 Nov 2012
AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS: Arena Media turned Eurostar's data into advertising content to drive sales to Amsterdam.
24 Oct 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
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.
8 Feb 2012
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing that 379.4 million Europeans went online in November 2011 for an average of 27.8 hours per person.
25 Jan 2012
NEW YORK, US: The Art Directors Club (www.adcglobal.org), one of the premier organisation for creatives in integrated media and claimed to be the first global creative collective of its kind, has announced the full Design jury for the global ADC 91st Annual Awards. Arem Duplessis will chair the jury.
18 Jan 2012
AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS: Indie Brands: 30 Independent Brands That Inspire and Tell a Story has just been published by BIS Publishers, Amsterdam.
23 Nov 2011
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.
22 Nov 2011
AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS: comScore, Inc has announced that JIC STIR has signed the contract confirming Intomart GfK/comScore as the new online media measurement currency in the Netherlands. The contract runs from mid 2011 until 2014. Results based on the new research are expected in 2012.
21 Nov 2011
LISBON, PORTUGAL / LONDON, UK: The Eurobest Advertising Festival, taking place from 28-30 November, has announced the last of its eight juries; Craft and Integrated. The jury members will come together in Lisbon to judge the best of European creativity and award the sought after Eurobest trophies.
15 Nov 2011
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.
9 Nov 2011
PARIS, FRANCE: In the world of films, franchises are generally commercially successful but creatively unrewarding. Although both these aspects tend to suffer as the series continues. However...
8 Sep 2011
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing 368.6 million unique visitors went online in June 2011 for an average of 26.1 hours per person.
19 Aug 2011
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK: It's been a while since we've featured a campaign that uses overtly sexual imagery to drive consumer engagement. It isn't big, and it isn't clever, but this online fitness studio that promotes the spring/summer collection from men's fashion brand Jack & Jones provides hours of entertainment.
10 Aug 2011
AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS: Music has become the standard channel for brands to communicate with teens. There are hundreds of examples of brands pairing with recording artists or live events in an attempt to engage with the youth market.
22 Jun 2011
AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS: Chinese photographers Kitty and Lala take centre stage in new blogger film launched by Amsterdam Worldwide, the international marketing communications agency. The film is the second instalment in a series of blogger profile movies for global technology brand Intel.
1 Jun 2011
LISBON, PORTUGAL: The 4th Eurobest Advertising Festival, one of Europe's leading awards and annual events for creative advertising and communications, will be held from 28-30 November this year in Lisbon, Portugal.
9 Feb 2011
NEW YORK, US: The Art Directors Club (www.adcglobal.org) has announced the full Advertising jury of leading creatives and educators for the ADC 90th Annual Awards, which is open for entries at www.adcawards.org. The jury includes Ivan Johnson, executive creative director, Network BBDO, Cape Town.
24 Jan 2011
HAMBURG, GERMANY: The organisers of Eurobest 2010, one of Europe's largest creative advertising and communications festivals and premier awards honouring and celebrating European creative excellence, has announced the launch of The Eurobest Academy, in partnership with Draftfcb.
30 Nov 2010
LONDON, UK: Schawk, a provider of brand point management services enabling companies of all sizes to connect their brands with consumers to create deeper brand affinity, has announced Raymond Kieser, who has South African connections, as group MD of its European operations.
16 Nov 2010
ATLANTA, US: CNN has announced the launch of a new initiative for journalism students, called CNN iReport University, linked to iReport, the network's user-generated news community.
16 Sep 2010
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: Swedish car manufacturer Volvo has always relied on its image for quality manufacturing and efficient design. Other car marques are well known for possessing a fun streak, such as Honda, Toyota or Mazda, which is a necessary brand ingredient in attracting the younger market.
4 Aug 2010
LONDON, UK: The latest Global Business Outlook Survey from KPMG International suggests that businesses are ready to begin investing again as the healthy optimism recorded earlier in the year holds firm. Overall, business optimism remains static but strong, with India and China leading the way; while UK and Spain are still less confident.
3 Aug 2010