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#CannesLions2018: All the SA winners!
#CannesLions2018: All the SA winners!

The 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity came to an end on 22 June 2018, rounding out a full week of award shows that celebrated creativity across various categories. Here's how SA fared overall...

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#CannesLions2018: The Art of Branded Entertainment according to VML's Xenopoulos

As part of the 2017 Cannes Lions Branded Entertainment jury, Jason Xenopoulos, VML global chief vision officer and EMEA CCO, collaborated with the jury to write a book called The Art of Branded Entertainment, which was launched just one year later at Cannes Lions 2018 on Tuesday, 19 June...

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: A cauldron of frogs
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: A cauldron of frogs

It's been exactly 12 months since I relocated to Malta so it was sobering to see, during my recent return to South Africa, what had changed in the year that I was away...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 2 days ago

Are Foogle the enemy?
Are Foogle the enemy?

Facebook and Google are the biggest media owners in almost every market across the globe and they seem to be heading for world domination says Richard Lord. But, is that so bad?...

By Richard Lord 2 days ago

Photo by Tim Gouw on Unsplash.
Marketing fragmentation: A cross-device world

Ellen De Matos Silva, shares her thoughts on fragmentation in marketing and how online users are becoming increasingly comfortable with a cross-device messaging world...

By Ellen De Matos Silva 2 days ago

Bongani Chinkanda
Marketing to the next generation at the speed of culture

Bongani Chinkanda, CEO of HDI Youth Marketeers, the agency that conducts the research for the Sunday Times Generation Next study, released last week, provided an overview at the conference, which took place on Thursday, 14 June at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg...

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

Tony Chambers
Epica announces jury president, new grands prix, categories, ad campaign

The 32nd Epica Awards today announced brand and content director of Wallpaper* magazine, Tony Chambers as jury president, two new grand prix in resposibility and alternative media, and the competition's new advertising campaign by Wieden & Kennedy in Amsterdam...

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SA's Reach Lions-winning work...
#CannesLions2018: Reach Lions winners!

The 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 21 June, with the 2018 Creative Data, Direct, Media, PR and Social & Influencer winners announced during the Reach award ceremony...

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The 2018 Cannes Lions Innovation Grand Prix winners...
#CannesLions2018: Innovation Lions winners!

The 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 21 June, with the 2018 Innovation and Product Design winners announced during the Innovation award ceremony...

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Implement GDPR or organisations risk losing business
Implement GDPR or organisations risk losing business

For businesses around the world, including Africa, the implementation of the European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is particularly pertinent...

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Cause marketing for millennials
Cause marketing for millennials

As marketers, we have long championed cause marketing programs as an impactful way for brands and companies to get involved, but our programs can go further by evolving them from "nice-to-dos" to "must-dos." Fundamentally, we should strive to create long-term, purpose-driven programs that allow brands and companies to do well while doing good...

By mamahlatse marokane 3 days ago

#Newsmaker: David Uribe, TBWA's data director for Africa, Middle East
#Newsmaker: David Uribe, TBWA's data director for Africa, Middle East

David Uribe, TBWA\Worldwide's regional data director for Africa and the Middle East, tells us that it took "lots of studying, trying, failing and repeating" to get to where he is today...

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

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#YouthMonth: Do's and don'ts to consider for lifelong learning

"The most valuable asset you'll ever have is your mind and what you put into it." - Brian Tracy. Lifelong learning is just that - constantly investing in your mind and therefore, your life. This #YouthMonth, I share my take on the importance of lifelong learning and why it's critical to future success...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Wan-Ifra's International Color Quality Club 2018-2002 winners
Wan-Ifra's International Color Quality Club 2018-2002 winners

The winners of the International Color Quality Club 2018-2020 contest (ICQC) has been announced...

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Experience, it's more than entertainment
Experience, it's more than entertainment

The future of retail, and indeed any business, is about selling solutions rather than products; creating an experience over an above an economic transaction...

By Bronwyn Williams 3 days ago

#CannesLions2018: CNN bringing branded content to Cannes
#CannesLions2018: CNN bringing branded content to Cannes

Ann Nurock interviews James Hunt, vice president of CNN Create, who talks to her about why CNN is increasing its presence at Cannes, elaborates on what type of clients CNN produces content for and what the importance of Africa is to CNN...

By Ann Nurock 3 days ago

#CannesLions2018: Creative Effectiveness Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2018: Creative Effectiveness Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Creative Effectiveness Lions shortlist has been released...

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#CannesLions2018: SDG Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2018: SDG Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Lions shortlist has been released, with an SA entry making the grade...

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Cannes Lions 2018 Entertainment Lions winners.
#CannesLions2018: Entertainment Lions winners!

The 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 20 June with the 2018 Cannes Entertainment and Entertainment for Music Lions winners announced during the Entertainment award ceremony, with SA bringing home a Gold, Silver and Bronze Lion from this track...

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Cannes Lions 2018 Craft Lions winners.
#CannesLions2018: Craft Lions winners!

The 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 20 June with the 2018 Cannes Film Craft, Digital Craft and Industry Craft Lions announced during the Craft award ceremony, with SA bringing home a Bronze Lion...

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The 2018 Cannes Lions Experience track Grand Prix winners.
#CannesLions2018: Experience Lions winners!

The 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 20 June with the 2018 Cannes Brand Experience & Activation and Creative eCommerce winners announced during the Experience award ceremony...

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#NewCampaign: Knysna Tourism shares the unique #SpiritofKnysna
#NewCampaign: Knysna Tourism shares the unique #SpiritofKnysna

Knysna Tourism's #SpiritofKnysna campaign pays homage to Knysna's scenic beauty, people and unique spirit, demonstrating the destinations resilience to rise above the trauma of the past year...

20 Jun 2018

Behind the scenes of Bouwer Bosch comedy Thys & Trix
Behind the scenes of Bouwer Bosch comedy Thys & Trix

Daniel Dercksen talks with the creative team behind the hilarious action comedy Thys & Trix: writer-director Quentin C. Krog, screenwriter Frannie Van Der Walt, and actors/husband-and-wife team Leandie du Randt Bosch and Bouwer Bosch.

By Daniel Dercksen 20 Jun 2018

Vaulina, seen Showmaxing with Sbusi Dlamini, HR business partner: Connected video group at Multichoice.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Anna Vaulina

This #YouthMonth, we go behind the selfie with 'just-35' Anna Vaulina - head of retention and customer experience for Showmax, she also moonlights as the head of marketing for the IAB SA, holds an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science and has completed both a Harvard business and innovation leadership course and a Massachusetts Institute of Technology big data and analytics course...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Jun 2018

Social media for financial services: all the good and none of the bad
Social media for financial services: all the good and none of the bad

Social media is an excellent marketing tool, but in the wrong hands, it can also be severely damaging...

By linda graham 20 Jun 2018

#CannesLions2018: Media Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2018: Media Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Media Lions shortlist has been released, with three SA entries making the grade...

20 Jun 2018

#CannesLions2018: Direct Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2018: Direct Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Direct Lions shortlist has been released, with an SA entry making the grade...

20 Jun 2018

#CannesLions2018: PR Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2018: PR Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions PR Lions shortlist has been released, with two SA entries making the grade in four categories...

20 Jun 2018

Boo-Yah! partners with the EU's 'Best of Global Digital Marketing'
Boo-Yah! partners with the EU's 'Best of Global Digital Marketing'

Boo-Yah!, an advisory and educational marketing services company, has announced its exclusive partnership with The Best of Global Digital Marketing, a Europe-based producer of workshops and in-house training on digital marketing...

20 Jun 2018

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