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Episode 142: Graham Warsop on his IMC keynote speech: Marketing - where to from here?

Date: 30 Jul 2015
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Dubai-based PR agency selects DUO as its Africa partner - Duo Marketing
Dubai-based PR agency selects DUO as its Africa partner

DUO Marketing + Communications has signed a partnership with Procre8 in Dubai to become their exclusive service channel for PR clients wanting to expand into Africa...

Issued by Duo Marketing 29 Jul 2015 13:10

New global agency network offers end-to-end security PR specialists
New global agency network offers end-to-end security PR specialists

A new global agency network, Code Red, has been developed to offer security vendors looking to build a profile in the competitive security marketplace the opportunity to work with security PR specialists globally...

29 Jul 2015 12:36



In the Hot Seat - Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy
In the Hot Seat

Janine Lazarus, one of the highest-rated speakers at the 2014 IABC Africa Conference, has been invited yet again to present at this year's conference which kicks off in Randburg from 29-31 July...

Issued by Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy 28 Jul 2015 14:57

IPRA 2015 World Congress: A collection of world-class leaders
IPRA 2015 World Congress: A collection of world-class leaders

The International Public Relations Association and their official partner, the Public Relations Institute of SA, have announced an exciting speaker line-up for the IPRA 2015 World Congress taking place from 27-29 September...

Issued by IPRA 27 Jul 2015 13:00

IPRA selects Johannesburg's best hotels for World Congress 2015
IPRA selects Johannesburg's best hotels for World Congress 2015

Five quintessential hotels have been carefully selected by IPRA as possible accommodation choices for delegates attending the International Public Relations Association 2015 World Congress and Exhibition...

Issued by IPRA 24 Jul 2015 11:42

A winning formula for Ogilvy & Mather at the 20th annual APEX Awards - Ogilvy & Mather
A winning formula for Ogilvy & Mather at the 20th annual APEX Awards

Ogilvy & Mather SA has collected five APEX trophies for work that positively impacted clients' bottom lines through creative and effective marketing cases...

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 23 Jul 2015 12:33

IPRA is coming - Discover the authentic soul of South Africa
IPRA is coming - Discover the authentic soul of South Africa

IPRA, an international association serving PR practitioners with members in more than eighty countries, will be celebrating its 60th anniversary at this year's congress taking place in Johannesburg...

Issued by IPRA 23 Jul 2015 11:37

Future APEX award predictions: More agencies, more recognition
Future APEX award predictions: More agencies, more recognition

Ann Nurock, our APEX awards media correspondent on the ground, spoke to ACA board member and the APEX Awards chairperson Gareth Leck about what it takes to win an APEX award...

By Ann Nurock 22 Jul 2015 14:06

APEX Awards 2015 winners announced
APEX Awards 2015 winners announced

The ACA APEX Awards winners of 2015 have been announced. Big winners on the night were Lowe + Partners CT for the "Get Me to 21" campaign, which won the Grand Prix award...

22 Jul 2015 12:59

ACA announces the 2015/2016 Board of Directors
ACA announces the 2015/2016 Board of Directors

The Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA) held its 68th Annual General Meeting on 9 July, where the Board of Directors for 2015/2016 were elected...

20 Jul 2015 10:02

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 140: IMC speaker Alistair King and Red & Yellow's Mandela Day plans
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 140: IMC speaker Alistair King and Red & Yellow's Mandela Day plans

On the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Kira Koopman and Alistair King...

17 Jul 2015 10:34

Ogilvy: The ad agency with a fully-fledged PR newsroom
Ogilvy: The ad agency with a fully-fledged PR newsroom

It's true - Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town has upped the communication stakes by adding a fully-fledged, digitally-minded Newsroom right on its ad agency premises...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Jul 2015 14:00

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 140: IMC speaker Alistair King and Red & Yellow's Mandela Day plans
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 140: IMC speaker Alistair King and Red & Yellow's Mandela Day plans

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, 16 July 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Kira Koopman and Alistair King...

15 Jul 2015 12:18

The dangers of using an online translator
The dangers of using an online translator

It's understandable to be tempted to use an online translator - they're quick to use and even better, they're free. An online translator like Google Translate or Bing Translator are great for translating single words, but...

10 Jul 2015 15:08

IAB SA appoints Lion's Wing Brand Communications as media and communication partner - Lion's Wing
IAB SA appoints Lion's Wing Brand Communications as media and communication partner

The Interactive Advertising Bureau of South Africa (IAB) has appointed Lion's Wing Brand Communications to administer its public relations management after an industry-wide pitch for the account...

Issued by Lion's Wing 8 Jul 2015 10:21

Crisis communications in a digital era
Crisis communications in a digital era

Communication is critical to ensure that a crisis is managed effectively and contained, and that the company's reputation is protected throughout. Especially in an era of social media, where the public has many options at their disposal to either rate or slate a brand...

By Janine Hills 2 Jul 2015 14:00

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 138: Isilumko Activate and agency focus with 20Across
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 138: Isilumko Activate and agency focus with 20Across

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, 2 July 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Lauren Durant and Fabrizia Degli Esposti...

1 Jul 2015 11:17

The role of communications to increase, reveals research
The role of communications to increase, reveals research

A recent report by VMA Group Africa found that the South African communications landscape is an increasingly in-sourced function, where the skills of the in house communicator are becoming crucial for service delivery...

30 Jun 2015 12:51

The South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport appoints Tenfour - Tenfour
The South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport appoints Tenfour

The South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS) has appointed Tenfour as its communication agency...

Issued by Tenfour 30 Jun 2015 10:24

Judging the best in communications at the 2015 APEX Awards
Judging the best in communications at the 2015 APEX Awards

Taking place on 20 July at the Sandton Convention Centre, the 2015 APEX Awards' adjudication panel have been judging entries based on extremely stringent criteria.

30 Jun 2015 08:21

Seven ways to win with conference presentations
Seven ways to win with conference presentations

Planning a kick-ass conference involves scheduling presenters to share their wisdom, brand-knowledge and make key corporate announcements...

By Kelly McGillivray 25 Jun 2015 12:25

The celeb PR way with CSA
The celeb PR way with CSA

CSA (formerly Celebrity Services Africa) communications director, Davin Phillips lets us in on the power of the Instagrammer and what PR and communications is actually all about...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Jun 2015 12:00

Mercedes-Benz back as major sponsor of Fashion Week
Mercedes-Benz back as major sponsor of Fashion Week

African Fashion International has announced that Mercedes-Benz has renewed its title sponsorship of Fashion Week for another three years and that it has also appointed Tribeca Public Relations to manage all media interactions...

24 Jun 2015 13:15

Improve your networking skills
Improve your networking skills

Networking is important to build relationships and increase your circle of contacts. These contacts can help you, refer you to people (or refer other people to you) and teach you valuable lessons...

By Sophie Baker 24 Jun 2015 13:10

Five steps to the perfect corporate profile
Five steps to the perfect corporate profile

A description of your company is necessary in today's digital world, with websites, SEO, mobile access, and social networks all adding to the list of platforms from which you can advertise your services.

By Roane Swindon 23 Jun 2015 13:04

Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand
Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand

In a world where communication and confidence are crucial to one's success, it's imperative that students who graduate from institutions of higher learning are equipped with all the necessities required to enter the working world...

By Nkhensani Moyane 23 Jun 2015 06:30

Why your company's comms team needs a reputational strategy
Why your company's comms team needs a reputational strategy

Reputational strategy. It's a phrase that strikes fear into the hearts of many a business without a clue where to start, especially when a communication crisis hits. FIFA, anyone? That's where Joanne Botha of Pillar9 comes to the rescue...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Jun 2015 06:00

IABC announces winners of the Gold Quill Awards - IABC Africa Region
IABC announces winners of the Gold Quill Awards

The International Association of Business Communicators has announced the Excellence and Merit winners of the 2015 Gold Quill Awards programme, which recognises business communication excellence globally...

Issued by IABC Africa Region 22 Jun 2015 09:59

One easy tip for producing non-crap digital copy
One easy tip for producing non-crap digital copy

A lot of the digital copy out there is badly written. Okay - a lot of it is crap. So it should come as no surprise to anyone that well-planned, well-structured, reader-friendly and carefully proofed text pretty much guarantees higher conversion...

By Tiffany Markman 22 Jun 2015 06:41

Trust spoken of is rarely earned
Trust spoken of is rarely earned

A joint research study by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) with Robert Phillips, author of 'Trust me, PR is dead', into the use of the word 'trust', indicates that the use of the word...

20 Jun 2015 11:48

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