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The TBWA/Raad team with their 2017 Loeries flock.
#LoeriesRankings2017 with... TBWA\Raad

Just when you thought the Loeries buzz was over, the Loeries' rankings are in! I chatted to some of this year's top-ranked creatives post-celebrations. We kick off with the ever-disruptive TBWA\Raad team, based in Dubai in the UAE...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

All the winners of the Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards 2017.
Sikuvile Awards 2017: Recognising the soldiers of the truth

The Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalist of the Year 2017, City Press' Sipho Masondo, says he received death threats as well as bribes when he was working on the story that earned him the Award...

By Danette Breitenbach 3 days ago

Samantha Ferguson and Nicole Reitz-Chidrawi from Flint & Tinder Events
Top eventing trends for 2017: Smart tech, fabulous food, controlled costs and a return to nature

Eventing trends in South Africa indicate return to nature, slow food, hi tech...

20 Apr 2017

Grapevine chosen to represent Beautiful News, a showcase of South Africa's positive stories
Grapevine chosen to represent Beautiful News, a showcase of South Africa's positive stories

The creators of 21 Icons South Africa, Ginkgo Agency, has appointed Grapevine Communications to launch its digital platform, Beautiful News, that delivers an inspiring story each day that reflects the goodness of South Africa's people...

Issued by Grapevine Communications 20 Apr 2017

Four questions: Camilla Clerke on being a Cannes Lions judge in Mobile
Four questions: Camilla Clerke on being a Cannes Lions judge in Mobile

Hellocomputer's creative director, Camilla Clerke, has been asked to attend the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity as a judge in the Mobile category. She answers four questions about her coming task...

Issued by Hellocomputer 20 Apr 2017

Minister Dlodlo: SABC interim board is legal
Minister Dlodlo: SABC interim board is legal

Government says it has noted the comments made by the former COO of the SABC, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, and a group of artists during a media briefing held on Wednesday, 19 April 2017.

20 Apr 2017

Faris Yakob, author of ‘Paid attention: Innovative advertising for a digital world’.
The ‘New' category at LIA reshapes itself

Almost a decade ago, the London International Awards (LIAs) collaborated with Faris Yakob, author of Paid attention: Innovative advertising for a digital world, to conceptualise the New category to recognise work that sat outside traditional media definitions...

20 Apr 2017

Path to purchase... OOH or POS?
Path to purchase... OOH or POS?

Competition among retail brands has never been as fierce as it is now, and marketers face the challenge of winning the attention and spend of easily distracted consumers...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 20 Apr 2017

Nominations open for SA's most inspiring women in tech
Nominations open for SA's most inspiring women in tech

The Kingdom of the Netherlands launched Inspiring Fifty South Africa with an open call for nominations for “Inspiring South African Women” in technology and innovation...

20 Apr 2017

Banks need to be inquisitive to successfully ride the digital wave
Banks need to be inquisitive to successfully ride the digital wave

New technology, the demographic shift, unstructured data, digital labour, cyber security and digital identity are the disruptors that customers and banks face today...

20 Apr 2017

Lucian Milasan © –
F8 2017: Camera effects platform and more from day one

Facebook annual event attracts thousands as new tech revealed...

20 Apr 2017

Creatives: enter Cannes Lions 2017 Young Lions Health Award this week
Creatives: enter Cannes Lions 2017 Young Lions Health Award this week

Entries to the Cannes Lions 2017 Young Lions Health Award, in association with Unicef and ‘la Caixa' Foundation, close on 24 April 2017...

20 Apr 2017

Anar Mammadov © –
Understanding the millennial market

Consultancy creates millennial business division...

20 Apr 2017

Gumtree turns over a new leaf
Gumtree turns over a new leaf

From today, 20 April, Gumtree South Africa sports its new logo, as part of an ongoing and comprehensive redesign...

20 Apr 2017

bacho12345 © –
Woolworths tops 2016 Customer Satisfaction Index with most satisfied customers

South African Customer Satisfaction Index puts Woolworths at top...

20 Apr 2017

Africa's mobile operators aim for TV content
Africa's mobile operators aim for TV content

African mobile operators start entering into deals with major broadcasters over streaming and download services...

By Russell Southwood 20 Apr 2017

Andrew Allison, head of IAB SA Regulatory Affairs Council 
 (IAB SA) and Elizabeth de Stadler, consumer rights expert.
ASA in crisis - seeks industry support at AGM next week

The crisis surrounding the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has deepened since it was placed in business rescue last year and its supporters are calling on the industry to attend the AGM and ‘Save the ASA' event on Tuesday 25 April 2017 at the SAB ‘World Of Beer' 15 President Street Newtown Johannesburg...

19 Apr 2017

#WTMA17: Using digital marketing to convince young Africans to travel
#WTMA17: Using digital marketing to convince young Africans to travel

"Africa's online landscape is mobile but mostly feature phone based. Travel still needs to better embrace mobile by delivering mobile and thumb ready experiences to the African youth."

By Cari Coetzee 19 Apr 2017

Qimono/375 images © –
The marketer of the future

Today's traditional media is rapidly evolving towards the marketing of the future. The ‘brandscape' has changed dramatically in a short space of time and marketers are struggling to keep pace with the new environment...

By Dr. Ludi Koekemoer 19 Apr 2017

87% of PR executives believe the term “public relations” does not describe their future
87% of PR executives believe the term “public relations” does not describe their future

Key findings from the USC Annenberg CPR's global communications report...

By Daniel Munslow 19 Apr 2017

Kheng Ho Toh © –
Gender equality as a business imperative

A view of how seriously South African companies are taking the challenge of women being able to shape - not just fit into - the economy...

By Robyn de Villiers 19 Apr 2017

Big winner at the inaugural African SABRE Awards
Big winner at the inaugural African SABRE Awards

Burson-Marsteller Africa is a big winner at the first-ever African SABRE Awards in public relations...

19 Apr 2017

Toyota demonstrates how taking care preserves functionality, looks - beautifully
Toyota demonstrates how taking care preserves functionality, looks - beautifully

A new campaign from FCB Joburg for Toyota Customer Services is demonstrating how taking care of your Toyota throughout its life cycle will preserve its functionality and its appearance...

Issued by FCB Africa 19 Apr 2017

Taxi advertisers ‘own the road'
Taxi advertisers ‘own the road'

Affordability and instant brand recognition make taxi advertising a no-brainer - yet this hugely effective marketing medium is still under-utilised by brands...

By Hugh Wilson, Issued by Provantage Media Group 19 Apr 2017

I am curious, respectful, practical, enthusiastic and agile. Mother, wife and friend.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Zonica Strydom

This week we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Zonica Strydom, operations and business unit director at iKineo customer engagement agency...

By Leigh Andrews 19 Apr 2017

Capacity crowd at Ellis Park for UCKG's Good Friday service, prays for South Africa
Capacity crowd at Ellis Park for UCKG's Good Friday service, prays for South Africa

The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God once again hosted one of the largest Good Friday services in South Africa, filling the Ellis Park Stadium to capacity with overflow crowds in the adjacent precinct...

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 19 Apr 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Making the case for print marketing in a digital landscape

When you study the numbers and really attempt to understand what makes print such an effective medium, it quickly becomes obvious that businesses should make room for print in their marketing mixes...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Apr 2017

ADC Gold Cube
ADC announces global finalists for gold cube

The global ADC 96th Annual Awards, part of The One Club for Creativity, has announced the finalists in the ADC Cube...

19 Apr 2017

Google Search Console: tips and tricks for digital specialists
Google Search Console: tips and tricks for digital specialists

Google Search Console is not only for SEO use. Let's explore some of the ways in which Google Search Console can be used to extract useful information for PPC, content, development, brand exposure and SEO...

By Aidan Blundell, Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 19 Apr 2017

New York Festivals World's Best Advertising Awards announces 2017 finalists
New York Festivals World's Best Advertising Awards announces 2017 finalists

The New York Festivals International Advertising Awards has announced the 2017 finalists from entries submitted from 57 countries...

19 Apr 2017

On the Dot's direct to home distribution footprint
On the Dot's direct to home distribution footprint

On the Dot pamphlet distribution provides access to demographically targeted consumer markets offering a reliable accurate, efficient and cost-effective direct marketing communication platform...

Issued by On the Dot 19 Apr 2017

Radisson RED CT OUIBar & Ktchn
Calling all creatives for the #REDexperiment

Radisson RED Cape Town has joined forces with Youngblood Africa Foundation to give creatives the opportunity to join the #REDexperiment design contest...

19 Apr 2017

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