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Episode 110: Consumer Marketing Insights 2015 eBook and more

Date: 23 Oct 2014
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Date: 10 Oct 2014
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Date: 3 Oct 2014
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FCB South Africa finds another way to 'Keep Flying' SA's flag - FCB South Africa
FCB South Africa finds another way to 'Keep Flying' SA's flag

FCB South Africa has found yet another way to keep flying South Africa's flag with the launch of the Giant Flag initiative just outside Graaff-Reinet...

Issued by FCB South Africa 24 Oct 2014 11:31

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 110: Consumer Marketing Insights 2015 eBook and more
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 110: Consumer Marketing Insights 2015 eBook and more

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding spoke to Michael Carney, Alex Harrington-Griffin, Dirk Tolken, Kisha van Vuuren and Nader Henein...

24 Oct 2014 09:45

Shift Joe Public tops the 2014 Loerie rankings for brand communications - Joe Public
Shift Joe Public tops the 2014 Loerie rankings for brand communications

Shift Joe Public has catapulted into the top three list of the overall official Loeries rankings released on 16 October, placing the specialist agency as the number one brand communications agency in South Africa...

Issued by Joe Public 24 Oct 2014 09:35

The Mouse that Roared gets Benzac AC 5 spot on! - The Mouse that Roared
The Mouse that Roared gets Benzac AC 5 spot on!

After recently getting their paws on the Ricoh business, The Mouse that Roared has just won Galderma's star performer - Benzac AC 5 acne treatment - in a four-way pitch.

Issued by The Mouse that Roared 24 Oct 2014 09:00

New Generation Awards 2014 winners announced
New Generation Awards 2014 winners announced

Now in its second year, the New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards took place on 21 October at the Sandton Convention Centre...

23 Oct 2014 09:20

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 110: Consumer Marketing Insights 2015 eBook and more
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 110: Consumer Marketing Insights 2015 eBook and more

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 23 October 2014, from 9am-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Michael Carney, Alex Harrington-Griffin, Dirk Tolken and Kisha van Vuuren...

22 Oct 2014 10:18

Ireland/Davenport launches new content division - VIRUS - Ireland/Davenport
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Through-the-line advertising agency Ireland/Davenport has bolstered its offering with a new content division, co-developed with Nevo Hadas of &Innovation and staffed with industry stalwarts, named VIRUS...

Issued by Ireland/Davenport 21 Oct 2014 12:30

OOH plays major role in driving consumer response
OOH plays major role in driving consumer response

A new global research study shows that Out of Home advertising plays a major role in driving consumer response and action, contrary to some views in the direct marketing industry...

21 Oct 2014 10:27

Senzo Xulu
Can advertising satisfy?

As I sat in front of my computer screen during the latter part of June, as has become my yearly custom, I attentively followed the action from the 2014 Cannes Festival of Creativity...

By Senzo Xulu 21 Oct 2014 07:10

Promise packs an integrated punch - Promise Digital
Promise packs an integrated punch

The advertising industry is making a move toward integrated solutions, and it's a brave brand that is willing to challenge conventions and allow an agency to create real magic...

Issued by Promise Digital 20 Oct 2014 14:15

The evolution of Egg Films - Egg Films
The evolution of Egg Films

As companies evolve from a business perspective, one needs to keep it real by having fun. Egg has been doing this in its own way through its unique take on the traditional film production offering and with its ever changing logos...

Issued by Egg Films 20 Oct 2014 13:38

Garmin launch their new brand campaign, 'Where Were You When You Last Felt Alive?' - Garmin
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Issued by Garmin 20 Oct 2014 13:20

FCB Joburg, Coca-Cola South Africa head Loeries Official Rankings for 2014 - FCB South Africa
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FCB Joburg heads the Overall Ranking By Agency table of The Loerie Awards Official Rankings for 2014. Not surprisingly, its client, Coca-Cola South Africa, tops the other - the Overall Ranking By Brand table...

Issued by FCB South Africa 20 Oct 2014 12:14

FNB campaign encourages South Africans to 'Un-Steve' themselves
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The new FNB advertising campaign, an evolution of the previous Steve campaign, calls on South Africans to 'Un-Steve Yourself' and re-evaluate their choice of bank.

18 Oct 2014 09:27

Terence Neale of Egg Films ranked #1 director - Egg Films
Terence Neale of Egg Films ranked #1 director

Egg Films congratulates all the winners of The Loeries Official Rankings and especially their director, Terence Neale, for being ranked the number one director in the country.

Issued by Egg Films 17 Oct 2014 14:12

MetropolitanRepublic appoints Karen Ballenden as MD - MetropolitanRepublic
MetropolitanRepublic appoints Karen Ballenden as MD

The management team at integrated creative advertising agency, MetropolitanRepublic, is now stronger than ever following the appointment of Karen Ballenden as managing director...

Issued by MetropolitanRepublic 17 Oct 2014 13:10

Grand Prix at the end of rainbow for The MediaShop
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The MediaShop has been awarded the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) Roger Garlick Grand Prix Award for the Coke Rainbow campaign...

By Danette Breitenbach 17 Oct 2014 10:41

Epic cross-continental agency showdown - show your support - Volcano
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This Friday will provide some much needed closure on a burning question that's been keeping at least two agency owners up at night: Who really is the ultimate winner of the Ad Age International Small Agency of the Year Award 2014?...

Issued by Volcano 16 Oct 2014 11:45

Combined AdFocus and The Annual Awards take place in November
Combined AdFocus and The Annual Awards take place in November

A new event, The Annual AdFocus Awards, will take place at RoomFive in Rivonia on 26 November. This event is the combination of the Financial Mail's AdFocus Award and the Jeremy Maggs' The Annual awards...

16 Oct 2014 10:46

Heineken launches 'Open Your City' campaign
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Heineken has unveiled their new 'Open Your City' campaign, launching in South Africa this summer.

16 Oct 2014 10:19

Entries open for 2015 IAB South Africa Bookmarks Awards
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The inaugural IAB Digital Summit will precede the 2015 IAB South Africa Bookmarks Awards. Both will be held on 19 February 2015 at the Turbine Hall in Newtown Precinct, Johannesburg...

15 Oct 2014 08:33

Where will out of home advertising lead us?
Where will out of home advertising lead us?

As new forms of advertising come to the fore (especially via mobile devices), many have questioned the future role that OOH advertising will play...

By Ingrid von Stein 14 Oct 2014 11:31

Online copy of the Cannes report 2014 now available
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Lions Festivals announces the launch of the official 2014 Cannes Report online through the Cannes Lions Archive. Offering rankings, analysis and insight...

14 Oct 2014 08:59

ABF Pub Quiz a great success - Advertising Benevolent Fund
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The ABF Pub Quiz, hosted at Fillet Signature Cut in Douglasdale, was well supported by the industry, but the ultimate victor was the team from Times Media...

Issued by Advertising Benevolent Fund 10 Oct 2014 12:59

JWT wins 17 accolades including Grand Prix and four Gold at African Cristals - JWT
JWT wins 17 accolades including Grand Prix and four Gold at African Cristals

JWT's accolades at the African Cristals include a Grand Prix, four Gold, four Silver and five Bronze medals, a Special award, third place as Agency of the Year won by JWT Cairo, and second place as Network of the Year won by the group...

Issued by JWT 10 Oct 2014 12:43

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Issued by Ornico 10 Oct 2014 09:43

[African Cristal Awards] How DDB ticks all the right boxes across the African advertising industry
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With DDB's agencies nominated three times in the African Cristal Awards' agency of the year category alone, competitors are asking what's behind their continent-wide success? All is revealed...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Oct 2014 07:30

[African Cristal Awards] What winning continent-wide awards means for the local ad industry
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South Africa's King James Group was crowned Agency of Year at this weekend's African Cristal Awards. But what does that say about the state of the African ad industry?

By Leigh Andrews 9 Oct 2014 10:00

[NewsMaker] Gerhard Reinecke
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