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Date: 20 Oct 2016
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Meet the new additions to the TLC Marketing Worldwide team
Meet the new additions to the TLC Marketing Worldwide team

TLC Marketing has announced two new additions to their growing Africa office: Nazmeen Tayob joins the agency as Operations Director and Calvin Myles joins as Customer Services Manager...

Issued by TLC Marketing Worldwide 2 days ago

Brewster signs Ermenegildo Zegna, Top Billing covers London store opening
Brewster signs Ermenegildo Zegna, Top Billing covers London store opening

As an introduction of its newest client, luxury menswear brand Ermenegildo Zegna, award-winning publicist Marcus Brewster has facilitated Top Billing presenter Nico Panagio and crew's visit to London to attend the opening of Zegna's global flagship store in New Bond Street...

2 days ago

New partnership expands PR, communication services across EMEA
New partnership expands PR, communication services across EMEA

Greater Than and Eclipse PR have entered into a partnership to offer public relations and communications services across the European, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region...

3 days ago

123RF
Stay on top of the communications game in 2017

To say that this year has been an interesting one is an understatement. No-one could have predicted the effect on the news cycle of the combination of local news with content that couldn't be made up...

By Jennifer Stein 1 Dec 2016

Maridav © –
No better sense of achievement than female entrepreneurship success!

Janna Strang, director and founder of PRomote Communication, shares what it means to be a successful female entrepreneur...

By Leigh Andrews 29 Nov 2016

Burson-Marsteller Africa wins Africa Agency Network of the Year
Burson-Marsteller Africa wins Africa Agency Network of the Year

Burson-Marsteller Africa wins Africa Agency Network of the Year at the Financial Mail AdFocus Awards 2016...

25 Nov 2016

Bridget von Holdt
SA PR expert becomes ICCO African region president

Bridget von Holdt has been elected as the African Region President of the International Communications Consultancy Organisation...

25 Nov 2016

Why is Friday black after giving thanks?
Why is Friday black after giving thanks?

South Africa and Africa have so many special cultural and commemorative days, so where does 'Black Friday' come from - the African continent?..

By Teresa Jenkins, Issued by Litha Communications 25 Nov 2016

Ogilvy PR Johannesburg wins inaugural PR Agency of the Year
Ogilvy PR Johannesburg wins inaugural PR Agency of the Year

Ogilvy Public Relations Johannesburg has won Financial Mail AdFocus' Public Relations Agency of the Year award, the first time the PR industry has been recognised as a standalone category...

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 25 Nov 2016

Media Revolution, marcusbrewster merge to create new BEE agency
Media Revolution, marcusbrewster merge to create new BEE agency

South African PR firm marcusbrewster has announced a deal with a Johannesburg-based empowerment partner Media Revolution...

24 Nov 2016

'She Boss' Lederle.
#EntrepreneurMonth: Lessons from a She Boss

Tammy Lederle, founder and CEO of both Brandnew Creative Agency and Take Charge, shares how she 'baked' her own entrepreneurial passion...

By Leigh Andrews 24 Nov 2016

Will 2017 be the year of the JAMpion?
#BehindtheSelfie with... Jess Mouneimne

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Jess Mouneimne: entrepreneur, author and director at Jam Media...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Nov 2016

Optimising millennial talent in the workplace
Optimising millennial talent in the workplace

In her recent enlightening address at the IABC's Innovating Business Communication Conference, professional speaker and coach Saffron Baggallay emphasised the need to understand, value and work with millennials...

By Pasqua Heard 23 Nov 2016

Nielsen Admosphere signs 4-year contract with ATO in Czech Republic
Nielsen Admosphere signs 4-year contract with ATO in Czech Republic

Nielsen Admosphere is to conduct a robust project of cross-platform audience measurement for the Czech Association of TV Organizations (ATO) from 2018-2022...

22 Nov 2016

Hop on the communications bus - or get left behind!
Hop on the communications bus - or get left behind!

On the back of a straight shooting opinion piece on the necessity of communicating with brutal honesty, Janine Lazarus will be joining seasoned talk show host Ashraf Garda on media@safm this Sunday, 20 November, to take the debate on communications even further...

Issued by Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy 18 Nov 2016

Brutal honesty has found its place
Brutal honesty has found its place

Recently, I took part in a robust IABC Africa panel debate in Cape Town on communicator readiness for 2020. The thing about discussions like these is that if they are facilitated well, they can spark discussion...

By Janine Lazarus 15 Nov 2016

#IABCAfrica16: Time to think outside the communications box
#IABCAfrica16: Time to think outside the communications box

Developing a strategic plan and reputation management were some of the key topics during the IABC Conference recently held at the Vineyard Hotel...

By Beverley Klein 11 Nov 2016

Release of Agency Scope, study of agencies in South Africa
Release of Agency Scope, study of agencies in South Africa

Spanish-based Scopen and the Independent Agency Search and Selection Company (IAS) have released the summarised edition of Agency Scope South Africa 2016...

11 Nov 2016

Applications open: IMPACT enterprise development programme 2017
Applications open: IMPACT enterprise development programme 2017

As part of their ongoing transformational plans, Worx Group is now accepting applications for their 2017 IMPACT enterprise development programme...

Issued by The Worx Group 11 Nov 2016

Ogilvy PR Johannesburg takes top honours at global network's annual 'Earnie' Awards
Ogilvy PR Johannesburg takes top honours at global network's annual 'Earnie' Awards

Ogilvy Public Relations Johannesburg has won the top creative and effectiveness award at the 2016 Earnie Awards, Ogilvy PR's network-wide internal excellence programme...

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 9 Nov 2016

Dancing with elephants. Image © Maryka Ludik
Dancing under the stars with elephants at the IABC Africa gala dinner

It was a night of celebrating SA's top communicators as well as a night of firsts - stomping across the dance floor to silent disco beats, anyone? That's just one way we acknowledged the 'elephants in the room', along with the first starry constellation of IABC Africa Silver Quill winners...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Nov 2016

SMMEs get access to sought-after brand counsel
SMMEs get access to sought-after brand counsel

SMME entrepreneurial ecosystems in South Africa offer a diverse range of support services for the SMME sector, but the one service that has historically been lacking is much needed and sought-after brand counsel...

Issued by Paddington Station PR 8 Nov 2016

Why does he talk like that? Seven language 'lessons' from The Donald
Why does he talk like that? Seven language 'lessons' from The Donald

For me as a copywriter, one of the most interesting things about The Donald isn't his fluffy hair, his tiny fingers or his orange visage - it's the way he speaks...

By Tiffany Markman 8 Nov 2016

Quality multichannel customer communications win hearts and wallets
Quality multichannel customer communications win hearts and wallets

More than 25% of recipients classify direct mail as junk. And, according to research commissioned by Ricoh, 6 out of 10 consumers would no longer support brands if communications from those brands were poor...

By Jacques van Wyk 2 Nov 2016

Morning routine at ByDesign Communications HQ.
#Behind the Selfie with... Vanessa Baard

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with entrepreneur Vanessa Baard, currently director and co-founder of ByDesign Communications...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Nov 2016

123RF
Does size really matter?

In recent weeks, I've had occasion to ponder on whether size really does matter. Is bigger really better; or is it all about the level of superiority that one enjoys, the bigger you are..?

By Khuthalani Khumalo 1 Nov 2016

Two township women taking the advertising world by storm
Two township women taking the advertising world by storm

Emlo Communications has been appointed PR agency to Cheri Yase Kasi - a 20-month-old creative agency that is making waves in the experiential marketing and commercial eventing space...

Issued by Emlo Communications 28 Oct 2016

Twiga Communications launches new Rummikub game
Twiga Communications launches new Rummikub game

Boutique PR agency Twiga Communications recently launched the new boardgame Rummikub with a Twist, to the South African market...

Issued by Twiga Communications 25 Oct 2016

Innovation for a post-demographic age of consumerism
Innovation for a post-demographic age of consumerism

The shift from traditional to post-demographic consumerism turns old ideas of consumption patterns on their head so that age, gender, location, income and family status now make way for individual expression and interest-based segments...

Issued by Paddington Station PR 24 Oct 2016

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