New press offices

The following companies have opened press offices on Bizcommunity.com!
Britespark Communications

Britespark is a seasoned South African business marketing consultancy with over 16 years of experience, specialising in Public Relations, Digital Marketing, Events Management, Marketing, Advertising and Corporate Communications.

Leadtrekker

Leadtrekker was developed as a result of problems occurring in the digital marketing and advertising world which this system is designed to eradicate by never losing a lead again.

Starbright

Starbright is a company made up of an innovative and young team passionate about providing quality web development services, digital marketing, IT and network support, graphic design and more.

New recruiters

The Unlimited has opened a recruiter listing on Bizcommunity.com!
The Unlimited

A business founded on the idea of shifting lives, we have been providing access products, mostly within financial services, but extending as far as your health, your life, your car and many more to ordinary South Africans, since the dawn of our democracy, in 1994.

Sars' Nugent inquiry interview goes viral
Sars' Nugent inquiry interview goes viral

NEWSWATCH: Sars 'chief of digital and IT, Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane's interview with Sakina Kamwendo regarding the Nugent inquiry into the tax collector's IT and e-filing infrastructure, on the SABC's Morning Live yesterday, has gone viral...

7 hours ago

What Generation Z wants - how to attract the "next" generation to your brand and business
What Generation Z wants - how to attract the "next" generation to your brand and business

Millennials are already in their mid-thirties. It's time for brands and businesses to shift focus to the next generation, Generation Z...

By Bronwyn Williams 22 hours ago

Blurred media lines
Blurred media lines

I remember growing up on the dusty streets of the Vaal as a radio addict who used to love listening to Radio Bop...

By Victor Koaho 11 Oct 2018

#Newsmaker: Destiny Man has a new editor, welcome back Kojo Baffoe
#Newsmaker: Destiny Man has a new editor, welcome back Kojo Baffoe

Kojo Baffoe rejoined Destiny Man last month, succeeding editor Thabiso Tema...

By Jessica Tennant 11 Oct 2018

#AmasaAwards2018: ALL THE WINNERS!
#AmasaAwards2018: ALL THE WINNERS!

The winners are out! At the Amasa Awards gala event held at the Hilton Sandton last night, sports management consultancy Playmakers was named the inaugural Agency of the Year and overall Roger Garlick Award winner!

11 Oct 2018

Ethics, activism and no more Nene
Ethics, activism and no more Nene

Nhlanhla Nene's recent testimony at the Zondo Commission on State Capture, which has ended in his resignation as finance minister, once again highlights the importance of ethics in leadership and reputational management...

10 Oct 2018

Night of 1000Drawings 2018 at the Vega Durban Campus
Night of 1000Drawings 2018 at the Vega Durban Campus

Last year, over 600 people booked to attend the Night of 1000Drawings, a festive evening consisting of a market with food, drinks and music provided by talented Vega students...

Issued by Vega School 10 Oct 2018

DNA Brand Architects adds Volvo to their pool of pow clients
DNA Brand Architects adds Volvo to their pool of pow clients

When a luxury vehicle company comes together with a blue-chip marketing and brand consultancy known for making wow stuff happen for brands, for sure things are about to be taken to the next level...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 10 Oct 2018

The Integrated Marketing Conference gets Nak*d with Nedbank
The Integrated Marketing Conference gets Nak*d with Nedbank

The Integrated Marketing Conference (IMC) has announced Nedbank as the naming sponsor for its 2019 event, "Marketing Gets Nak*d", which takes place on 14 March 2019 at the Fox Junction in Newtown, Johannesburg...

Issued by IMC Conference 10 Oct 2018

AI Summit launches at AfricaCom 2018
AI Summit launches at AfricaCom 2018

Artificial intelligence is already apparent in most industries and has the potential to reach more and do more...

10 Oct 2018

Murphy captions this: “#GreatThoughts”
#BehindtheSelfie with... Terry Murphy

This week, we got behind the selfie with Terry Murphy, publisher at Marketing Mix Conferences who will open next week's Social Media Landscape Briefings 2019 in Sandton and Cape Town...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Oct 2018

LIA shortlists for Ambient, Design, Medical
LIA shortlists for Ambient, Design, Medical

London International Awards (LIA) has announced the shortlists for Ambient, Print, Poster, Billboard and Verbal Identity. In addition to this, LIA has also revealed the shortlists for Design and Package Design and for the Medical competition...

10 Oct 2018

2018 Clio Entertainment Awards announces shortlist
2018 Clio Entertainment Awards announces shortlist

The shortlist for the 2018 Clio Entertainment Awards has been released...

10 Oct 2018

ROOTS 2019 is loading!
ROOTS 2019 is loading!

South Africa's largest urban community quantitative survey, ROOTS, is currently in field. ROOTS 2019 is set to launch in the first quarter of next year...

Issued by SPARK Media 10 Oct 2018

Dear social media
Dear social media

Bogosi Motshegwa writes that the way social media is being done is not efficient, nor does it allows for the extraction of the full potential and true value of social media...

By Bogosi Motshegwa 10 Oct 2018

TQMPS announces rebrand to 'TQ Group'
TQMPS announces rebrand to 'TQ Group'

Tech-driven full-service communications agency, TQMPS, has announced the firm's rebrand to TQ Group...

Issued by TQ Group 10 Oct 2018

#NewBiz: SACAA appoints Artifact SA as communications partner
#NewBiz: SACAA appoints Artifact SA as communications partner

The SACAA, mandated with promoting, regulating, developing, enforcing and improving aviation safety and security in South Africa, has appointed Artifact SA as its communications partner...

10 Oct 2018

Overall winner of the 2018 Ask Afrika Orange Index is Woolworths Food. Image supplied.
2018 Ask Afrika Orange Index: Be human

The 17th Annual Orange Index Customer Service Awards saw Woolies Food take the top spot with Burger King and Woolies (Clothing) second and third were respectively...

By Danette Breitenbach 10 Oct 2018

Brand South Africa and IQbusiness partner to inspire patriotism!
Brand South Africa and IQbusiness partner to inspire patriotism!

Brand South Africa, under the #PlayYourPart programme, in partnership with IQbusiness, launched the #FlyYourFlag initiative at the IQbusiness annual Growth Conference on Tuesday, 9 October...

Issued by Brand South Africa 10 Oct 2018

The 29 industry winners of the 2018 Ask Afrika Orange Index. Image supplied.
2018 Ask Afrika Orange Index winners announced

The overall top 10 winners of South Africa's premier service excellence benchmark, as well as 29 industry category winners, were announced at the recent 2018/19 Ask Afrika Orange Index Awards...

10 Oct 2018

Burson Cohn & Wolfe unveils rebrand
Burson Cohn & Wolfe unveils rebrand

Earlier this year, Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe global communications agencies merged, creating BCW, which has a strong network across Africa...

10 Oct 2018

Ford appoints BBDO as global creative lead
Ford appoints BBDO as global creative lead

NEWSWATCH: The automotive giant has appointed BBDO as its new lead creative agency, after 75 years with WPP, effective 1 November...

9 Oct 2018

DevCom is hiring! (Communication consultants)
DevCom is hiring! (Communication consultants)

You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink. We have a lot of water, and we need a couple of thirsty horses to join us at the river. But... we are a tribe of unicorns...

Issued by DevCom 9 Oct 2018

Hans Zachar, managing director: technology strategy, Accenture Africa.
How African enterprises chart growth in the digital age

African businesses must ensure they stay a step ahead to survive and thrive by finding intelligent solutions which totally re-imagine customer experiences...

By Hans Zachar 9 Oct 2018

The good, the bad and the ugly side of influencer marketing
The good, the bad and the ugly side of influencer marketing

In this final article of the series, you'll be able to see the good and the bad side of influencer campaign planning and management, or the lack thereof...

By Josh Da Costa, Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 9 Oct 2018

Fake followers are still rife
Fake followers are still rife

Fake followers have been a contentious bone for years, but even though everyone warns against it, it's still rife...

By Anne Dolinschek 9 Oct 2018

CapeTalk celebrates 21 years at Shakespeare in Love
CapeTalk celebrates 21 years at Shakespeare in Love

Cape Town talk radio station CapeTalk hosted a client, listener and station friends evening at The Fugard in Cape Town to kick off the station's 21st birthday month celebrations...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 9 Oct 2018

#NewBiz: Wonderland Collective acquires Studio Aura, opens offices in London, UAE
#NewBiz: Wonderland Collective acquires Studio Aura, opens offices in London, UAE

Brand and digital agency Wonderland Collective has acquired UK design agency Studio Aura...

9 Oct 2018

Let's get phygital: How to protect yourself from the unconscious flow of data
Let's get phygital: How to protect yourself from the unconscious flow of data

We now live in an age where our physical selves live along our digital selves. What you do offline is shared online and "peacocking" has become prevalent for digital citizens of the 21st century...

By Carmen Murray 9 Oct 2018

Image Supplied - Spier, Stellenbosch
Wine & Food Tourism conference announces big data speaker lineup

This year's Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference, which takes place on 17 October at Spier near Stellenbosch, has lined up several high-profile international and local speakers, some of whom will discuss the role of big data as part of the event's wider theme of innovation...

9 Oct 2018

Cord cutters: You still need to pay your SABC TV licence!
Cord cutters: You still need to pay your SABC TV licence!

'Cord cutters' and 'cord nevers' are proud of the fact that they don't fall into the description of a typical TV audience, but the SABC is now calling on all who watch televised content to pay up for TV licences - even if they don't watch on traditional TV sets...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Oct 2018

This Mozambican startup is plotting an African data revolution
This Mozambican startup is plotting an African data revolution

Seedstars Maputo winner WenaData may only be active in Mozambique for now, but the startup has big plans for taking its innovative research techniques across the continent...

By Tom Jackson 9 Oct 2018

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