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Sabre Awards Africa open for PR professionals
Sabre Awards Africa open for PR professionals

The second edition of the Sabre Awards Africa PR competition is now open for entries...

3 days ago

6 tips for effectively managing M&A communications
6 tips for effectively managing M&A communications

Effective communications are key during a merger or acquisition. Here's how to keep the lines clear....

By Shane Dolan 7 Dec 2017

We don't talk anymore
We don't talk anymore

The ability to communicate - be it face-to-face or in written form - is withering away. And I mourn its imminent demise keenly...

By Janine Lazarus, Issued by Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy 7 Dec 2017

inSite granted 2017 Global Excellence Award
inSite granted 2017 Global Excellence Award

inSite has recently been selected as South Africa's Most Innovative Communications Consultancy - 2017 by AI Magazine...

Issued by inSite Education 4 Dec 2017

Controlling the narrative from the glass box
Controlling the narrative from the glass box

Brands are more accountable than ever in an age of radical transparency...

By Leon Ayo 30 Nov 2017

Chris Moerdyk
Do you know what is building and breaking down your reputation?

My clients usually contact me about their corporate reputation only once some sort of assault has been made on their brand - which is fine, but also a bit late...

By Chris Moerdyk, Issued by Chris Moerdyk 28 Nov 2017

Another big digital win for Ogilvy
Another big digital win for Ogilvy

Ogilvy South Africa was acknowledged as the 2017 FM AdFocus Digital Agency of the Year - after delivering enviable growth in its digital business, off an already high base...

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 27 Nov 2017

Seven Colors Communications appointed to manage public relations for the Rand Show 2018
Seven Colors Communications appointed to manage public relations for the Rand Show 2018

Dogan Exhibitions & Events, the custodian of the Rand Show brand, has appointed Seven Colors Communications to manage the Rand Show 2018 Public Relations account with immediate effect...

Issued by Seven Colors Communications 24 Nov 2017

(From Left to Right) - Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, Founder and CEO of APO Group and Abdelaziz Bougja, Chairman of World Rugby’s African association, Rugby Africa during the signing ceremony of the agreement under which APO Group becomes the main Official Sponsor of Rugby Africa, at Royal Garden Hotel on November 12, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images for APO Group).
APO partners with Rugby Africa

APO Group and Africa's rugby governing body, Rugby Africa, sign a ground-breaking strategic partnership to develop the sport across Africa...

21 Nov 2017

Wunderman SSA appoints Kagiso Musi
Wunderman SSA appoints Kagiso Musi

Wunderman Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) welcomes Kagiso Musi as the digital agency's chief client officer (CCO) and managing director (MD) of Fluid, the WPP agency established to service the Telkom account...

Issued by Wunderman 15 Nov 2017

A-list Communications takes over Topshop and Topman South Africa PR account
A-list Communications takes over Topshop and Topman South Africa PR account

PR and brand experience agency A-list Communications has signed on as the official PR agency for Topshop and Topman from November 2017...

Issued by A-LIST COMMUNICATIONS 14 Nov 2017

Steers celebrates culture with launch of Respek Nation campaign
Steers celebrates culture with launch of Respek Nation campaign

Rosebank's popular First Thursday's came alive on 2 November as Steers launched the Respek Nation campaign. Trailblazers in hip hop descended on Cutthroat Entertainment's La Familia store as various elements of the culture were showcased...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 13 Nov 2017

Grapevine adds Serengeti to residential portfolio
Grapevine adds Serengeti to residential portfolio

Ideally located just 15km from OR Tambo International Airport, Serengeti Estates is a prime location for frequent travellers, corporates and families to own a home...

Issued by Grapevine Communications 8 Nov 2017

#NewCampaign: Shake it like Bra Shakes
#NewCampaign: Shake it like Bra Shakes

Vodacom recently launched its summer rewards promotion, 'Shake Every Day'. Prior to the official launch, the campaign had already encountered 14 million customer interactions...

By Jessica Tennant 8 Nov 2017

The Flock eventing platform in action for MTN App of the Year.
Why flocking to digital eventing platforms is a good idea

The MTN App of the Year awards were a success a few weeks ago, but have you ever wondered about the tech-savvy system behind the awards? Mike Lysko, CEO and founder of Flock Eventing Platform explains the connectivity, convenience and entertainment opportunity of the delivery mechanism...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Nov 2017

PR in the digital mix
PR in the digital mix

It's a fascinating time to be working in media. It's not just PR that's changing, it's advertising too. In fact the lines between the two are becoming more and more blurred...

By Genevieve Cutts, Issued by MANGO-OMC 7 Nov 2017

#NewCampaign: It starts with...
#NewCampaign: It starts with...

Woolworths recently launched a digitally-led and multi-channel marketing campaign called the 'Starts With' challenge - a seven-week balanced living challenge facilitated through a Facebook event inviting participants to take part...

By Jessica Tennant 7 Nov 2017

Ignore the differences at your peril: Millennials versus Afrilennials
Ignore the differences at your peril: Millennials versus Afrilennials

Marketers who ignore the differences between Millennials and Afrilennials are taking a great risk with their brands and communication strategies...

Issued by FCB Africa 6 Nov 2017

Gwen Watkins
Why don't you 'like' me?

In a world of content writing, social media and e-news, the temptation to place all one's confidence in the new marketing credo is overwhelming. After all, with a thousand new 'likes' and happy faces, everyone wants you...

By Gwen Watkins, Issued by Freelancers Writing Services 6 Nov 2017

Levergy officially launches partnership with M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment Global Network
Levergy officially launches partnership with M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment Global Network

Levergy, the 2017 Discovery Sport Industry Agency of the Year, officially launched its partnership with leading global agency M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment at a function held at the M&C Saatchi Johannesburg headquarters...

Issued by Levergy 3 Nov 2017

#Newsmaker: Native VML named Cannes' 'Entertainment Agency of the Year'
#Newsmaker: Native VML named Cannes' 'Entertainment Agency of the Year'

In the annual Cannes Lions Global Creativity Report, Native VML has been named the global 'Entertainment Agency of the Year' for 2017...

By Jessica Tennant 2 Nov 2017

#BODJHB: Are advertising agencies the cobbler's children? (Part 2)
#BODJHB: Are advertising agencies the cobbler's children? (Part 2)

In answer to the question, Lauren Woolf, founder of Mrs Woolf, told delegates of Business of Design Johannesburg 2017 the key findings from her Masters thesis, the problem and the implications...

By Jessica Tennant 1 Nov 2017

Levergy agrees on partnership with JAG Foundation
Levergy agrees on partnership with JAG Foundation

2017 Discovery Sport Agency of the Year, Levergy has agreed on a pro-bono partnership with the JAG Foundation, South Africa's biggest sports development programme...

Issued by Levergy 31 Oct 2017

Firewater offers free digital session for local charities
Firewater offers free digital session for local charities

Sandton-based digital and PR agency Firewater is inviting charities from across Joburg to a free Digital and PR Therapy session...

31 Oct 2017

In-house public relations expertise is essential
In-house public relations expertise is essential

In the public relations (PR) industry, there is a constant debate about the value of hiring a PR employee or outsourcing a PR consultancy...

By Jennilee Peremore 31 Oct 2017

#BODJHB: Are advertising agencies the cobbler's children? (Part 1)
#BODJHB: Are advertising agencies the cobbler's children? (Part 1)

During her time at Ogilvy & Mather, Lauren Woolf, now founder of Mrs Woolf, recognised a paradox in the advertising world that led her to write a thesis on the subject as part of her MBA at the Berlin School of Creative Leadership...

By Jessica Tennant 27 Oct 2017

#NewCampaign: $15m Emirates campaign opens up a world of good times
#NewCampaign: $15m Emirates campaign opens up a world of good times

Emirates has launched a $15m campaign to inspire travel and promote the airline's network of global destinations. We go behind the scenes of the campaign with Boutros Boutros...

By Cari Coetzee 24 Oct 2017

#Newsmaker: Buitendach, Singiswa win Sikuvile Journalism Award for presentation of Financial Mail covers
#Newsmaker: Buitendach, Singiswa win Sikuvile Journalism Award for presentation of Financial Mail covers

Sarah Buitendach and Vuyo Singiswa of Tiso Blackstar Group recently won a Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Award in the Presentation category for the 2016 Financial Mail covers they worked on together...

By Jessica Tennant 24 Oct 2017

#StartupStory: Kingdom Agency
#StartupStory: Kingdom Agency

Kingdom is the new agency on the block, with a heart for positive messaging and making a difference. As such, the insight, strategy and creative agency, founded by friends Donna Mathews and Herman Wallis, applies a triple-win philosophy, whereby...

By Jessica Tennant 23 Oct 2017

Clio Awards announce "Of-the-Year" finalists
Clio Awards announce "Of-the-Year" finalists

The top finalists for the "Of-the-Year" awards to be presented at the 2017 Clio Entertainment Awards have been announced...

20 Oct 2017

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