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 15:05
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 05:49
SAN FRANCISCO, US: The 4th edition of The Bees Awards - 1st international social media marketing awards - has announced their 2013 nominations.
21 May 2013 09:07
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.
22 Apr 2013 11:05
CLEVELAND, US: The 2013 Tabbies Call for Entries is now available at the TABPI website, allowing all b2b editors, publishers and art directors the opportunity to have their best work judged by their peers. The Tabbies, the editorial and design awards program run by Trade, Association and Business Publications International (TABPI), is again partnering with the US's American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE), New Zealand's Magazine Publishers Association (MPA), South Africa's SAFREA, Australia's Society of Editors NSW and the Magazine Publishers Association of South Africa (MPASA).
10 Jan 2013 09:23
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 08:23
Trying to describe what L&P tastes like is tackled in a distinctly kiwi way this week in the new Saatchi & Saatchi campaign for L&P. The kiwi brand has launched four new 15-second TV spots with the 'Bit Different Aye' campaign, which follows an online competition on its Facebook page.
19 Oct 2012 10:36
AUCKLAND: American International Group (AIG) and the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) recently announced a five-and-a-half year agreement for AIG to sponsor six NZRU rugby teams: the All Blacks, Maori All Blacks, All Blacks Sevens, New Zealand Black Ferns (women's fifteens), New Zealand Women's Sevens, and New Zealand Under 20.
16 Oct 2012 11:38
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Wrigley's 5 Gum partnered with the film release of X-men First Class to launch a new flavour and online game.
7 May 2012 12:37
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 08:02
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 07:54
CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced it has sold three million of its new iPad, since its launch on Friday, March 16. The new iPad features a new Retina display, Apple's new A5X chip with quad-core graphics, a 5 megapixel iSight camera with advanced optics for capturing photos and 1080p HD video, and the same all-day 10 hour battery life*.
22 Mar 2012 08:37
CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced the new iPad, the third generation mobile device, will arrive at Apple's retail stores and the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com) on Friday, 16 March in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland and the UK; along with Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
15 Mar 2012 10:40
NEW ZEALAND: Former South African journalist Andrew Austin has been appointed editor of a New Zealand newspaper, the Hawke's Bay Today, APN News & Media's largest regional daily newspaper in the country. The 44 year-old Austin, who emigrated to New Zealand about a decade ago after many years as Business Day's news editor, will take up his new position on 14 March 2012.
22 Feb 2012 13:27
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 12:14
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 11:40
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 09:36
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 11:48
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND: comScorehas released a study on Internet usage in New Zealand from its comScore Media Metrix service. The study found that social networking ranks as the leading online activity in New Zealand, accounting for 1 of every 5 minutes spent online in May.
15 Jul 2011 08:06
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND: Traffic Group is a Gold winner in the 2011 Summit Creative Award competition for its creative work for New Zealand Steel. The company has a South African link, however - Gareth Poley, Traffic's advertising creative, hails from Durban.
24 May 2011 07:41
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND: comScore has released its latest study of online video viewing habits in New Zealand based on data from the comScore Video Metrix service, which was launched in New Zealand earlier this year.
31 Mar 2011 12:27
MUMBAI, INDIA: comScore, Inc has released results from a study of Internet traffic to cricket websites during the 2011 Cricket World Cup. The report found that the tournament caused a surge in visitation to cricket sites in India as fans went online for the latest results and match updates.
29 Mar 2011 08:33
SAN FRANCISCO, US: The Bees Awards, claimed to be the first international social media marketing awards for communication professionals, has announced today, Monday, 24 January 2011, its 2011 jury panel members, which include Rob Hill, group head of strategy, Ogilvy Cape Town. The event will once again award winners in more than 23 specialised categories, including eight new categories in the fast-paced social media marketing world.
24 Jan 2011 09:53
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 07:22
WHANGAREI, NEW ZEALAND: They always used to say that diamonds were a girl's best friend, but today when it comes to diamonds, Michael Hill is a couple's best friend. The New Zealand-born entrepreneur jeweller has launched a competition to find the "world's best couple," and reward the lucky pair with an astonishing 22-carat diamond engagement ring - dubbed the Ultimate Engagement Ring.
25 Nov 2010 13:58
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 09:44
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: comScore, Inc. has announced the appointment of Amy Weinberger as vice president for Australia and New Zealand. Weinberger will be responsible for new and existing business in Australia and New Zealand and will be based in Sydney
12 Nov 2010 10:33
LONDON, UK: To launch the D&AD Awards 2011, D&AD president Simon 'Sanky' Sankarayya has a question for every single purveyor of original thought in the world. On 3 November 2010 at 12.00pm GMT he will attempt to ask this question in as many languages as humanly possible. Join Sanky at www.youtube.com/dandad. Congratulations to SA's Mike Schalit (Network BBDO) - he's the Radio Advertising jury foreman.
2 Nov 2010 09:58
NEW YORK, US: After an upbeat start to the year with two consecutive quarters of increases in optimism, global consumer confidence fell three points in September to an Index of 90 as consumers' hopes for a full economic recovery this year fades in most parts of the world, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index.
27 Oct 2010 06:22
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 09:19
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