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Episode 106: Spree partners with NEXT UK and Lauren Fleiser chats about Trutrepreneur

Date: 19 Sep 2014
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Episode 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards

Date: 12 Sep 2014
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Date: 5 Sep 2014
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BCSA Brand Barometer out for industry participation
BCSA Brand Barometer out for industry participation

The Brand Council of South Africa (BCSA) has launched its first BCSA Brand Barometer, sending surveys to opinion leaders across the spectrum of business, government, education, media, branding and communications. Results are expected in early 2013.

30 Nov 2012 07:50

Times Media launches academy for print industry training
Times Media launches academy for print industry training

Times Media Academy will launch in January 2013, with its first training module aimed at strengthening skills in the understanding of the print industry. Times Media will cover the full costs of hosting course applicants from tertiary institutions and creative agencies who wish to strengthen the quality of print work they deliver.

30 Nov 2012 07:34

Mustard Marketing, Fivestar PR to rebrand Culinary Academy

Mustard Marketing and Fivestar PR have been appointed to rebrand the Culinary Academy (TCA) in 2013. Mustard will design and develop the new corporate identity, website and mobisite, and manage its social media activities strategy, while Fivestar will drive the company's strategic media and communications strategy to raise the public profile of the academy.

30 Nov 2012 07:23

Estelle Nagel
The Ban-Ban Club: the rise of banned advertising

Earlier this week we saw the banning of yet another controversial advertisement poking fun at the president. I can't say that I think it's a bad thing.

By Estelle Nagel 30 Nov 2012 07:16

Matt Rose
The path-through-purchase and social

Leo Burnett is pioneering a new approach to shopper marketing that pays attention to extending the shopper journey both pre- and post-purchase. This idea has been doing the rounds at large multinational corporations as they look for better ways to find new audiences beyond 'interruption' marketing. This article is a quick summary of some of the innovative thinking coming from the Leo Burnett strategic function.

By Matt Rose 30 Nov 2012 07:15

The Boxer TVC wins silver at London International Advertising Awards
The Boxer TVC wins silver at London International Advertising Awards

The new Amstel TVC, The Boxer, was the only entry from South Africa to receive an award in the Online Film Production and Post-Production for Cinematography category at the London International Advertising (LIA) Awards. (video)

30 Nov 2012 06:47

Shantel Bassanna
Experiential marketing - why it works

With ever-changing shopper trends marketers have recognised the need to stay closer to the consumers and connect better with their shoppers in order to keep abreast. A closer look at consumer decisions identified that 68% of shoppers make decisions at shelf. Shoppers are more easily influenced by emotional stimuli in comparison to rationally prescribed messaging.

By Shantel Bassanna 30 Nov 2012 06:33

Winners of AdFocus 2012 announced
Winners of AdFocus 2012 announced

The AdFocus 2012 winners were announced on Wednesday, 28 November 2012, at Kyalami's Theatre on the Track in Johannesburg. The keynote speaker at the awards was Carol Abade, Kenyan-born Group CEO of Exp.

29 Nov 2012 13:29

Quirk named Best Digital Agency at Financial Mail AdFocus Awards 2012

It's been a phenomenal year for Quirk, one of Africa's largest independent marketing agencies. Last night the agency was recognised as the Best Digital Agency in South Africa at Financial Mail's AdFocus Awards 2012.

Issued by Quirk 29 Nov 2012 13:07

Pollen chosen to build animation content for Vodacom - Hummingbird Group
Pollen chosen to build animation content for Vodacom

Pollen is proud to have been selected as the preferred animation supplier to Blue Chip client, Vodacom, for their informational content videos after a five way pitch against strong South African animation talent.

Issued by Hummingbird Group 29 Nov 2012 12:41

Alliance Media works on the arrival of the 2013 Range Rover! - Alliance Media
Alliance Media works on the arrival of the 2013 Range Rover!

After many years of waiting, the all-new Range Rover 2013 is being launched in South Africa and Alliance Media has been chosen to erect billboards for Land Rover for this launch.

Issued by Alliance Media 29 Nov 2012 12:30

King James wins Agencies' Agency of the Year
King James wins Agencies' Agency of the Year

At the Smartest Event, held at Wanderers Club, Johannesburg this morning, King James won the Agencies' Agency of the Year (Angy) Award for the second year in succession.

29 Nov 2012 12:17

Joe Public named Financial Mail AdFocus Agency of the Year

Joe Public has been recognised as Financial Mail AdFocus's Advertising Agency of the Year for 2012.

Issued by Joe Public 29 Nov 2012 11:28

Turn your good business into a great one in 2013

Applications are now open for one of South Africa's top business mentorship programmes - an initiative that has helped countless businesses go from average to undeniably awesome!

Issued by Lange 360 29 Nov 2012 11:07

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 47: In-store digital signage solutions
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 47: In-store digital signage solutions

Tune in to tonight's Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, streamed live from 5pm-6pm via 2oceansVibe Radio, to find out more about in-store digital signage solutions and effective communication tools. The studio guest this Thursday evening, 29 November 2012, will be Chris Day, MD of Moving Tactics. [twitterfall]

29 Nov 2012 10:39

Entertainment news readers go mobile - The SpaceStation
Entertainment news readers go mobile

The face of entertainment news is changing, with consumers demanding up to date content that suits their busy lifestyles. 80% of people use their mobile phones to browse the Internet, revealed a recent survey conducted by Channel24.

Issued by The SpaceStation 29 Nov 2012 10:22

Mark Taylor
2012: the year of the smartphone

South Africa's telecommunications industry has lived through yet another year of growth, change and upheaval, touching lows like the worrying upheaval at Telkom, and reaching highs such as the launch of the country's first commercial long-term evolution (LTE) networks. The factor that I would single out as perhaps the most important trend of 2012 is the rapid move of smartphones into the mainstream.

By Mark Taylor 29 Nov 2012 10:13

African News Innovation Challenge winners announced
African News Innovation Challenge winners announced

20 digital journalism projects have earned US$1 million in funding and technical support as part of the African News Innovation Challenge (ANIC).

29 Nov 2012 10:12

Youth engage in mall logo design
Youth engage in mall logo design

Umlazi Mega City (UMC), outside Durban, created a logo design competition in an effort to attract the youth segment of its primary feeder area. The winning logo was designed by local student Noxolo Mtungwa.

29 Nov 2012 09:35

POST newspaper delivers consistent results over fifty-five years - Independent Newspapers KZN
POST newspaper delivers consistent results over fifty-five years

Durban-based weekly, POST, achieved year-on-year growth for the third consecutive quarter, the release of July-September ABCs earlier this month indicated. With many newspapers around SA showing negative growth it is good to see the latest POST sale at 44 585, up 2.7% year on year and 1.3% quarter on quarter.

Issued by Independent Newspapers KZN 29 Nov 2012 09:26

From "Tsotsi" to mentor and visionary businesswoman - Ndalo Media
From "Tsotsi" to mentor and visionary businesswoman

Terry Pheto graces the cover of DESTINY's December 2012 issue. Since starring in the 2005 movie that won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Pheto has landed more leading roles in other important films such as Catch a Fire and Goodbye Bafana.

Issued by Ndalo Media 29 Nov 2012 08:58

Coca-Cola named Cannes Lions 2013 Creative Marketer of the Year
Coca-Cola named Cannes Lions 2013 Creative Marketer of the Year

The organisers of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity have named Coca-Cola as the recipient of the 2013 Creative Marketer of the Year Award.

29 Nov 2012 08:57

Media24 mourns passing of Prof Gerwel
Media24 mourns passing of Prof Gerwel

The directors of Media24 mourned the passing of its chairman, Professor Jakes Gerwel, on Wednesday, 28 November 2012, following a short illness.

29 Nov 2012 07:56

Charles Stretch
Demystifying POPI

The Protection of Personal Information Bill (POPI) was passed by the National Assembly on 11 September and will be signed by the President before Christmas - but what is it? And how will it affect your business, and your individual rights?

By Charles Stretch 29 Nov 2012 07:41

Tatenda Chiweshe
'Politricks' on Joburg township billboards

The battle for township dwellers' political emotions is on. With an estimated 65% of "Johannesburgers" residing in its townships, it looks like political parties could maximise their outdoor media assets by switching from a philosophy of "being seen" to one of "having impact".

By Tatenda Chiweshe 29 Nov 2012 07:17

The truth? McCANN PR wants to brag. And here's why... - McCann Worldgroup
The truth? McCANN PR wants to brag. And here's why...

The team at McCANN PR hasn't slept in months. Wouldn't you be counting sheep, while trying to come up with how to launch an international fashion brand to the hungry South African market?

Issued by McCann Worldgroup 28 Nov 2012 13:42

3D Deco does Charlie and the Chocolate Fountain - 3D Deco
3D Deco does Charlie and the Chocolate Fountain

Delicious eye candy that oozes with sweetness. Splashes of colourful delights to tantalise your cravings. Top this with loads of slinky, sexy, stretch fabric and you have the best of 3D Deco's latest creations.

Issued by 3D Deco 28 Nov 2012 13:26

Naspers to focus on pay TV business
Naspers to focus on pay TV business

Media group Naspers on Tuesday, 27 November 2012, reported that during the six months to September 2012‚ revenue from the group's internet operations‚ which includes e-commerce‚ increased 70% to R14.1bn.

By Nick Hedley 28 Nov 2012 13:11

Interior design institute endorses the Rand Show - The 2014 Rand Show
Interior design institute endorses the Rand Show

The South African Institute of the Interior Design Professions (IID) has given its resounding support to the fourth instalment of the re-launched and repositioned Rand Show.

Issued by The 2014 Rand Show 28 Nov 2012 12:40

Cape Town International Jazz Festival 2013, first artists announcement - espAfrika
Cape Town International Jazz Festival 2013, first artists announcement

South African event company espAfrika has revealed the first 13 confirmed acts which will form part of the star-studded line up for next year's 14th Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) which will take place on Friday 5th and Saturday 6th April 2013 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

Issued by espAfrika 28 Nov 2012 12:17

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