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How to change a brand in 10 days?
How to change a brand in 10 days?

While there's been much debate about the bank's new logo, the actual task of rolling out Absa's vision across hundreds of OOH sites had print solutions companies burning oil day and night...

By Robyn Fischer 3 hours ago

Makhathini in action at Kantar Millward Brown's offices in the Foreshore.
#FairnessFirst: Unboxing diversity in advertising

'Thinking outside the box' is a good way to improve your creativity skills. If you're a creative by profession, here's why Kantar Millward Brown says you need to see that bounding box as 'diversity', and how to go beyond it in your advertising...

By Leigh Andrews 7 hours ago

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#DesignIndaba2019: David Droga announced as speaker

Advertising legend, David Droga, founder and chairman of Droga5, has been announced as one of the speakers at the 2019 Design Indaba...

By Juanita Pienaar 10 Jul 2018

Design researcher, Shaakira Jassat, speaking at the 2018 Design Indaba. © Design Indaba.
#DesignIndaba2019: Ticket sales are open!

Ticket sales are now open for Design Indaba 2019 and here's all you need to know, from dates to discounts, speakers and more...

10 Jul 2018

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DStv Now usage spikes as World Cup reaches fever pitch

South Africans love sport, don't they? And now that the World Cup is entering its pivotal semi-final stage, more users than ever are tuning in to see a ball (and Neymar) roll around a field...

By Andy Walker 10 Jul 2018

Diversity matters... and four other learnings from the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival
Diversity matters... and four other learnings from the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival

As the dust settles on the 65th Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, it's time to reflect on the key trends and learnings that emerged from adland's biggest annual gathering...

Issued by MediaCom 10 Jul 2018

First Choice winter custard campaign launches
First Choice winter custard campaign launches

Building on the corporate identity seen in the summer custard campaign, the First Choice custard winter campaign created by Boomtown sees the custard character ready for the colder temperatures...

Issued by Boomtown 10 Jul 2018

How an operations officer got invited to judge creativity at the Loeries
How an operations officer got invited to judge creativity at the Loeries

This year, Clyde Mallon, chief operating officer at McCann Johannesburg - a guy with vast experience in the technological and digital realm of advertising - has been invited to be a judge at the Loeries...

By Aisling Holmes, Issued by McCann Johannesburg 10 Jul 2018

Heart FM presenters to brave the cold for blanket collection drive
Heart FM presenters to brave the cold for blanket collection drive

As a means of bringing awareness to those less fortunate and in an effort to collect much needed blankets for warmth this winter, Heart FM's presenters have pledged to spend the evening of Tuesday, 10 July, braving the elements...

Issued by Heart FM 10 Jul 2018

#MobileCommerce: The last mile digitised, democratised and on-demand
#MobileCommerce: The last mile digitised, democratised and on-demand

It's no secret, in the digital age shoppers want what we want when we want it...

By Bronwyn Williams 10 Jul 2018

Does your location-based mobile partner know the location of your ads?
Does your location-based mobile partner know the location of your ads?

The digital media industry's latest obsessions are brand safety and viewability - two closely linked topics born out of the controversial practice of programmatic advertising...

Issued by Vicinity Media 10 Jul 2018

Event budgeting: Making informed budget estimates
Event budgeting: Making informed budget estimates

When you're deep in the excitement of planning a new event, sometimes the last thing you want to have to think about is the B word... Budget...

Issued by Worx Group 10 Jul 2018

Marcia Goddard, chief creative officer at McCann Health NJ.
Marcia Goddard announced as LIA 2018 Medical jury president

Marcia Goddard, chief creative officer at McCann Health NJ has been named the 2018 jury president for the Medical jury...

10 Jul 2018

CHE Proximity’s chief creative officer, Ant White. Image supplied.
Ant White announced as latest judge to join Immortal Awards jury

CHE Proximity's Ant White is the latest juror to be announced for The Immortal Awards, the global free-to-enter advertising award for all Little Black Book members...

10 Jul 2018

Register for Advanced Project Management at UKZN Extended Learning
Register for Advanced Project Management at UKZN Extended Learning

Gain sufficient contemporary project management skills in order to allow them to be efficient in managing resources and time when working on projects...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 9 Jul 2018

Aquafresh celebrates South African mums with 'Power to You, Mum'
Aquafresh celebrates South African mums with 'Power to You, Mum'

Aquafresh recently launched 'Power to You, Mum', a campaign that recognises and celebrates the South African mother, and all the ways in which she does-it-all...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 9 Jul 2018

CMO Council Report - CMOs committed to doing more with data
CMO Council Report - CMOs committed to doing more with data

New research highlights AI's emerging role as catalyst for harvesting and unifying disparate data essential to customer engagement...

9 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: Nal'ibali shares special series for Mandela Day
#Mandela100: Nal'ibali shares special series for Mandela Day

Commemorating the centenary celebration of Nelson Mandela's birthday, Nal'ibali is sharing a special series of three children's stories...

9 Jul 2018

Edcon bids farewell to Boardmans and Red Square brands
Edcon bids farewell to Boardmans and Red Square brands

Boardmans and Red Square cosmetics stores will soon be no longer as Edcon intensifies its focus on the Edgars brand in a bid to win back shoppers...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 9 Jul 2018

The crucial role of client service excellence in agencies
The crucial role of client service excellence in agencies

Developing client service excellence in order to properly service clients' campaigns is imperative for client retention, writes Mpho Nkomonde...

By Mpho Nkomonde 9 Jul 2018

FCB Africa appoints chief technology officer
FCB Africa appoints chief technology officer

In a move which underscores the importance of technology to successful companies worldwide, FCB Africa has named Andre Pillay, currently its chief information officer, as its first chief technology officer...

Issued by FCB Africa 9 Jul 2018

#Loeries2018 MasterClass: Put experience at the centre of your organisation
#Loeries2018 MasterClass: Put experience at the centre of your organisation

You have the opportunity to choose from eight (four in the morning and four in the afternoon) Loeries MasterClasses on Thursday, 16 August, and learn from leading brand communicators...

Issued by Loeries 9 Jul 2018

Win one of six Sony PlayStation 4 consoles and a FIFA 18 game as Ads24 kicks off #Ads24Diski18!
Win one of six Sony PlayStation 4 consoles and a FIFA 18 game as Ads24 kicks off #Ads24Diski18!

Last year Ads24 introduced players to #Ads24Diski, a game that invited agency contenders to flex their fingers in an online battle for the ultimate title...

Issued by Ads24 9 Jul 2018

Why your social media sucks: The 5 levels of social media marketing (Part 2)
Why your social media sucks: The 5 levels of social media marketing (Part 2)

What are the levels of social media and what is the definition of next-level social media?

By Dylan Kohlstädt 9 Jul 2018

Scan Display halves its exhibition stand costs at Madex 2018
Scan Display halves its exhibition stand costs at Madex 2018

Exhibition and event specialist Scan Display halved the cost of its exhibition stand at Madex 2018, compared to its stand at the same show in 2017. Both stands were the same size (6m x 6m) and had an equally impactful design...

Issued by Scan Display 9 Jul 2018

Just Design broadens its creative offering
Just Design broadens its creative offering

Just Design has broadened its creative offering with the launch of a branding division, headed up by brand specialist Scott Clephane...

Issued by Just Design 9 Jul 2018

#FairnessFirst: Seeing red over the 'pink tax' problem
#FairnessFirst: Seeing red over the 'pink tax' problem

'Pink tax' has been doing the rounds for decades. Here's why consumers are seeing red about paying more for anything sold to females...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Jul 2018

What's up in the world of digital OOH in SA?
What's up in the world of digital OOH in SA?

Craig Wallis from MediaShop offers a snapshot of what's going on regarding digital in SA's OOH industry...

By Craig Wallis 6 Jul 2018

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2017/18 AfriSam-SAIA Awards shortlist announced

The shortlisted projects for the 2017/18 AfriSam-South African Institute of Architects (SAIA) Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation have been announced...

6 Jul 2018

Sebastian Padilla. Co-founder of Mexico's Anagrama Studio and Loeries 2018 design jury president.
#Loeries2018: "Expect an aggressive shift from the minimalistic trend" - Sebastian Padilla

Learn why Sebastian Padilla, co-founder of Anagrama in Mexico, is this year's Loeries' design jury president...

By Leigh Andrews 6 Jul 2018

African entrepreneurs join Alibaba's eFounders Fellowship in China
African entrepreneurs join Alibaba's eFounders Fellowship in China

Twenty-nine (29) African entrepreneurs have completed the two-week eFounders Fellowship programme in China, an initiative run by Alibaba and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development...

By Gabriella Mulligan 6 Jul 2018

CEO SleepOut apologises for 'Robben Island room bid'
CEO SleepOut apologises for 'Robben Island room bid'

Newswatch: Trustees of the CEO SleepOut have apologised in a group statement for any offence caused after its 'Robben Island room bid' came under fire on social media this week....

6 Jul 2018

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