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13 Nov 2014
LYON, FRANCE: Euronews takes flight: 575 planes and a potential annual audience of 80 million passengers.
6 Aug 2014
LISBON, PORTUGAL: The winners of the Eurobest Festival of Creativity were announced to a packed auditorium at the Cinema São Jorge in Lisbon, Portugal, on Saturday 7 December.
11 Dec 2013
LISBON, PORTUGAL: Eurobest is set to recognise the outstanding creative brand marketing of the leading French broadcasting company, Canal+, with the Eurobest Advertiser of the Year 2013 award.
28 Nov 2013
LISBON, PORTUGAL: The European Festival of Creativity, Eurobest, taking place from 4-6 December in Lisbon, will see three days of outstanding content, themed around creative bravery, including four workshops that you should not miss.
21 Nov 2013
LISBON, PORTUGAL: Lions Festivals has announced the appointment of Louise Benson as Festival Director of the newly launched Lions Health festival, celebrating creative communications in healthcare and wellness.
8 Nov 2013
LISBON, PORTUGAL: The European Festival of Creativity, Eurobest, has announced further speakers. The line-up is claimed to be selected to push the boundaries of creativity by showcasing instances of bravery.
4 Nov 2013
LISBON, PORTUGAL: Eurobest has announced the outstanding line-up of 96 industry experts who will meet in Lisbon to judge the 26th awards.
22 Oct 2013
LISBON, PORTUGAL: The jury presidents are: Stephane Xiberras - Radio, Outdoor; Gesina Roters - Design; South Africa's James Cunningham - Film Craft; Belinda Rowe - Media; Colin Byrne - PR.
29 Aug 2013
LONDON, UK / BERLIN, GERMANY / LISBON, PORTUGAL / MADRID, SPAIN: Vodafone celebrates a new era in telecoms by literally turning everything red.
26 Aug 2013
LISBON, PORTUGAL: One of Europe's premier festivals and awards for the creative communications industry, Eurobest, has opened for delegate registrations.
26 Jul 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
LISBON, PORTUGAL: Cinemark, the local representatives of Cannes Lions and its affiliates, are passionate about both great film and advertising making this the perfect synergy to bring you the latest information from the world's premier advertising festivals.
4 Dec 2012
LISBON, PORTUGAL / LONDON, UK: Eurobest, Europe's leading annual awards and Festival for creative communications, has announced an exceptional line-up of 94 industry professionals who will come together in Lisbon to judge the 25th awards.
7 Nov 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
LISBON, PORTUGAL: The Eurobest Advertiser of the Year award is presented to advertisers born out of Europe who have distinguished themselves for inspiring innovative marketing of their products and who embrace and encourage the creative work produced by their agencies.
23 Oct 2012
LISBON, PORTUGAL: Eurobest, the European Festival of Creativity, which this year celebrates 25 years of creative excellence in brand communications, introduces two new awards and two new academies.
10 Oct 2012
LISBON, PORTUGAL / LONDON, UK: Organisers of the European Festival of Creativity, Eurobest, have today announced the impressive line-up of distinguished jury presidents, who, along with Sir John Hegarty, will lead ten juries in the award's 25th year.
5 Oct 2012
LISBON, PORTUGAL: Eurobest, claimed to be Europe's premier and largest creative communications festival, has announced that advertising legend Sir John Hegarty, founder - creative of Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH) will chair the Film, Print, Print & Poster Craft and Integrated juries.
12 Sep 2012
LISBON, PORTUGAL: Eurobest, the premier event and largest gathering for Europe's creative advertising and communications industry, is now open for delegate registration. Celebrating 25 years of European creative excellence, Eurobest will once again be held in Lisbon 28, 29 and 30 November 2012.
27 Jul 2012
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released an overview of internet usage in Europe, showing that 395.7 million Europeans went online in May 2012 for an average of 27.6 hours each.
6 Jul 2012
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.
1 Jun 2012
LISBON, PORTUGAL: The 5th Eurobest Festival of Creativity, Europe's leading inspirational, learning and networking event for the advertising and communications industry and the largest annual awards for European creative communications, which this year celebrates 25 years, will be held for the second year in a row in Lisbon, Portugal, on 28-30 November this year.
24 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
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
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
NUREMBURG, GERMANY: In 2011, demand for mobile phones once again increased in Europe, largely as a result of the rising popularity of smartphones. According to GfK, 3.2% more mobile phones were sold in 2011, in particular the sales of smartphones increased by 67%.
15 Feb 2012