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Muthambi in firing line over New Age adverts
Muthambi in firing line over New Age adverts

NEWSWATCH: Communications Minister Faith Muthambi is in the firing line over 'irregular' adverts placed in The New Age, reports City Press...

2 Mar 2015 08:35

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 124: A packed show about an event, a women's academy and research
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 124: A packed show about an event, a women's academy and research

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Koo Govender and Jaco Van Zyl...

27 Feb 2015 12:57

Tristyn von Berg joins Velocity Afrika - Velocity Afrika
Tristyn von Berg joins Velocity Afrika

Tristyn von Berg has joined the Velocity Afrika creative team. The award-winning director joins the company from Velocity Films with a body of work made up of narrative storytelling, humour and a growing portfolio of online content...

Issued by Velocity Afrika 27 Feb 2015 12:04

Stepping away from a Mac to #MakeChange - The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town
Stepping away from a Mac to #MakeChange

The Jupiter Drawing Room (Cape Town) set out to create a campaign for the 2015 Design Indaba that inspires people, but in a way that appears simple enough to make it doable...

Issued by The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town 27 Feb 2015 11:28

Promise achieves Level 2 BBBEE rating - Promise Brand Specialists
Promise achieves Level 2 BBBEE rating

Promise has invested a great deal of time and capital into the implementation of best BEE practice...

Issued by Promise Brand Specialists 27 Feb 2015 10:35

Digital agency demand increases, but SA needs to meet international best practice
Digital agency demand increases, but SA needs to meet international best practice

This year's inaugural IAB Digital Summit highlighted the rapid advances made by digital agencies in South Africa, but underlined that they need to conform more to international standards and industry best practices...

27 Feb 2015 08:55

Publicis Groupe Epic Communications
Publicis Groupe Epic Communications

PARIS, FRANCE / JOHANNESBURG-CAPE TOWN, SA: Publicis Groupe has announced today the acquisition of the South Africa-based company Epic Communications, one of SA's leading independent integrated strategic communications agencies...

26 Feb 2015 13:15

Facebook hits two million active advertisers
Facebook hits two million active advertisers

Facebook has announced that it has now reached more than two million active advertisers, up from 1.5 million roughly half a year ago and 1 million a year-and-a-half ago...

26 Feb 2015 08:53

Encouraging South Africans to enter Cannes Lions Health Awards
Encouraging South Africans to enter Cannes Lions Health Awards

Winning a Lions Health award is a prestigious honour and, with the global pharmaceuticals market worth US $300bn a year, it is one that South African creatives should be tapping into...

26 Feb 2015 08:29

Introducing the Hummingbird content production pipeline - Hummingbird Group
Introducing the Hummingbird content production pipeline

Built to service their own long-form projects, the new Hummingbird content pipeline introduces a new level of excellence in visual effects and post-production...

Issued by Hummingbird Group 25 Feb 2015 17:13

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 124: The IMC Conference Durban
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 124: The IMC Conference Durban

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 26 February 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Koo Govender and Jaco Van Zyl...

25 Feb 2015 14:08

NOTXCS project coming to Design Indaba
NOTXCS project coming to Design Indaba

Get a front row ticket to preview the NOT X Chris Saunders project, coming to the Design Indaba Festival from 25-27 February at the CTFC lounge...

Issued by Wunderbrand 25 Feb 2015 11:40

Ignite Joe Public continues growing partnership with Knorr - Joe Public
Ignite Joe Public continues growing partnership with Knorr

After specialist below-the-line agency, Ignite Joe Public, succeeded in a 2014 win of Knorr Soup, the agency continues to pioneer exciting new ideas into the Knorr business, and this year it's with Knorr Salad Dressings...

Issued by Joe Public 25 Feb 2015 11:23

Promise Digital wins Brutal Fruit - Promise Digital
Promise Digital wins Brutal Fruit

SAB-Miller has appointed Promise Digital as Brutal Fruit's sole digital agency, effective 1 April...

Issued by Promise Digital 25 Feb 2015 11:18

Senior talent at Lowe + Partners to judge at D&AD, Cannes and Apex - Lowe + Partners SA
Senior talent at Lowe + Partners to judge at D&AD, Cannes and Apex

Following on from Kirk Gainsford, the ECD of Lowe Cape Town, being selected as a judge at Cannes Lions 2014, Joanina Pastoll, ECD: Design & Promotions at Lowe Johannesburg has been selected to be a judge at this year's Cannes Lion Awards...

Issued by Lowe + Partners SA 25 Feb 2015 10:27

A new approach to increasing profit
A new approach to increasing profit

Conventional businesses over simplify their definition of profit as the difference between sales and expenses. With this approach, there are only three variables that can be manoeuvred or improved to influence profitability...

By Harry Welby-Cooke 24 Feb 2015 15:03

Corporate and Investment Banking from Barclays Africa banks on Publicis Machine - Publicis Machine
Corporate and Investment Banking from Barclays Africa banks on Publicis Machine

Publicis Machine has won the Barclays Africa Corporate and Investment Banking business, and been officially appointed to manage below-the-line communications on this prestigious account for the next three years...

Issued by Publicis Machine 24 Feb 2015 11:46

Simplicity is really complicated - The Mouse that Roared
Simplicity is really complicated

On the surface, great campaigns always look simple. But I believe it's their very simplicity that strikes the deepest chord in their intended audience...

By Kevin Kleynhans, Issued by The Mouse that Roared 24 Feb 2015 11:22

Bookmarks Awards reflect a maturing industry
Bookmarks Awards reflect a maturing industry

Winning a Bookmarks Awards is important. It is meaningful for a number of reasons, of which the winning is the least important...

By Danette Breitenbach 23 Feb 2015 11:11

Cannes appoints eight South African judges
Cannes appoints eight South African judges

Eight South African judges have been appointed to the Cannes Lions 2015 judging panel...

23 Feb 2015 09:37

Bizcommunity congratulates RYSMI graduates
Bizcommunity congratulates RYSMI graduates

On Friday, 20 February 2015, industry guests were invited to view the fruits of the R&Y Springboard Marketing Institute (RYSMI)...

By Terry Levin 23 Feb 2015 08:59

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 123: Is design on the 2015 business agenda with Life is Awesome
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 123: Is design on the 2015 business agenda with Life is Awesome

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Liné van der Merwe from Life is Awesome...

23 Feb 2015 08:38

Pistorius advert gets most complaints ever in Britain
Pistorius advert gets most complaints ever in Britain

LONDON, UK: An advertisement making light of the trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius received by far the most complaints ever in Britain, the advertising watchdog said on Friday...

23 Feb 2015 07:20

Making its (Book)mark
Making its (Book)mark

Last week a total of 13 gold and 34 silver awarded on stage (the 44 bronze winners were announced but not called onto the stage), at the 7th Bookmarks Awards...

By Danette Breitenbach 20 Feb 2015 13:30

Lowe Cape Town wins silver at digital awards - Lowe + Partners SA
Lowe Cape Town wins silver at digital awards

The Jenna Lowe #GetMeto21 campaign conceptualised by Lowe + Partners Cape Town has won silver at South Africa's premier digital awards, the IAB Bookmarks...

Issued by Lowe + Partners SA 20 Feb 2015 11:54

Mugabe falling for Nando's? It's a fake, says fast-food chain
Mugabe falling for Nando's? It's a fake, says fast-food chain

NEWSWATCH: Nando's in Zimbabwe has quickly distanced itself from a cheeky ad based on Mugabe's recent much-publicised 'carpet malfunction', reports BD Live...

20 Feb 2015 06:49

The Bookmarks Awards 2015: All the winners
The Bookmarks Awards 2015: All the winners

IAB SA announced the winners of the 2015 IAB South Africa Bookmarks Awards at Turbine Hall in Newtown Johannesburg on Thursday, 19 February 2015...

19 Feb 2015 21:45

There's no limit for Offlimit Communications in 2015
There's no limit for Offlimit Communications in 2015

With 2014 seeing the agency win big accounts like McDonald's and DStv, rub your hands in anticipation of what the rest of 2015 has in store for Offlimit Communications, says creative director Artwell Nwaila...

By Leigh Andrews 19 Feb 2015 14:00

Pollen and TBWA Johannesburg create a mind-blowing augmented reality experience for Appletiser - Hummingbird Group
Pollen and TBWA Johannesburg create a mind-blowing augmented reality experience for Appletiser

Pollen and TBWA have launched an augmented reality experience for Appletiser, written and directed by Graeme Carr, with Shane Forbes, Vincent Osmond and Mike Groenewald (CD) from TBWA for Appletisers Valentine's Day promotion...

Issued by Hummingbird Group 19 Feb 2015 12:45

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