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Using the speed of sound
Using the speed of sound

Did you know: the human brain processes sound at a higher speed than any of its other senses, making it a great tool to connect audiences with content and their emotions...

By Andreas Furtner 1 hour ago

Building the Shared Value ecosystem in Africa - Insights from 2018 Africa Shared Value Summit
Building the Shared Value ecosystem in Africa - Insights from 2018 Africa Shared Value Summit

One of the strongest themes of the 2018 Africa Shared Value was the importance of businesses investing in the creation of sustainable Shared Value ecosystems for long-term success...

Issued by Shift Social Development 5 hours ago

ACA announces board of directors for 2018/2019
ACA announces board of directors for 2018/2019

The Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA) elected its new board of directors for the 2018/2019 fiscal on Thursday, 25 May 2018, during its 71st Annual General Meeting at the AAA School of Advertising campus in Johannesburg...

3 days ago

The biggest social media event of all time is on this June
The biggest social media event of all time is on this June

The kick-off of the first match in the world's most anticipated football tournament this June will also signal the start of what will likely be the biggest mobile and social media event the world has ever seen. It's an unprecedented opportunity for marketers to engage with people about a subject they are truly passionate about...

By Elizma Nolte 3 days ago

B2B marketing misconceptions, exclusive interview w/ Tom Stein
B2B marketing misconceptions, exclusive interview w/ Tom Stein

Jessica Tennant interviews Tom Stein, chairman and CCO of Stein IAS to find out what delegates can expect from his talk at B2B Marketing Africa in Johannesburg on Tuesday, 19 June and his view of the B2B marketing landscape from a global perspective...

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

Investing in your customers yields returns
Investing in your customers yields returns

The 2018 edition of Africa's customer experience summit, CEM Africa, will focus on return on investment as the African CX market matures and investment increases...

14 Jun 2018

Screengrab from The Lisbon International Advertising Festival has released Win a Crow. Win the Respect video.
Lisbon International Advertising Festival releases Win a Crow. Win the Respect

The Lisbon International Advertising Festival has released Win a Crow. Win the Respect, a video promoting the 2018 edition of the Festival...

14 Jun 2018

#Loeries2018: Suhana Gordhan's advertising journey (Part 2)
#Loeries2018: Suhana Gordhan's advertising journey (Part 2)

Loeries chair aunty and creative director at FCB Africa, Suhana Gordhan shares what creativity means to her and lessons in leadership she's learnt along her journey in advertising from the boys' locker room to the beaches of Nicaragua...

By Jessica Tennant 14 Jun 2018

Jury member Nick Kendall, founding partner of media broker Electric Glue.
Effective Content Strategy winners for Warc Awards 2018 announced

The Warc Awards has announced the 2018 winners of the Effective Content Strategy category...

13 Jun 2018

CTIFMF executive chairman Rafiq Samsodien.
CTIFMF 2018 ready to Create. Collaborate. Celebrate.

The Cape Town International Film Market and Festival will take place from 9-19 October 2018 at venues across the V&A Waterfront as well as in select sites across the city of Cape Town...

13 Jun 2018

Standard Bank Top Women Awards calls for entries
Standard Bank Top Women Awards calls for entries

Few initiatives showcase, encourage and reward the positive impact successful women have on their communities in the same wide-reaching, yet inclusive style of the Standard Bank Top Women Awards...

By Asanda Munyu, Issued by Topco Media 13 Jun 2018

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PSS announces Frewin, McCall and Mervis finalists

The Publishers Support Services (PSS) has announced the 2018 finalists of the Frewin, McCall and Joel Mervis Awards...

13 Jun 2018

The main gate is getting a makeover
The main gate is getting a makeover

The flagship entrance at Gallagher Convention Centre is getting a facelift...

Issued by Gallagher Convention Centre 13 Jun 2018

#Loeries2018: Suhana Gordhan's advertising journey (Part 1)
#Loeries2018: Suhana Gordhan's advertising journey (Part 1)

Loeries chair aunty and creative director at FCB Africa, Suhana Gordhan shares what creativity means to her and lessons in leadership she's learnt along her journey in advertising from the boys' locker room to the beaches of Nicaragua...

By Jessica Tennant 13 Jun 2018

Assegai Awards 2018 open for entries
Assegai Awards 2018 open for entries

The Direct Marketing Association of South Africa (DMASA) has announced that the Assegai Awards for 2018 are open for entries as of 12 June 2018...

12 Jun 2018

The Portfolio Night 14 All-Stars. © .
The One Club's Portfolio Night 14 selects young creative All-Stars

The One Club for Creativity has announced the latest group of Portfolio Night All-Stars, the top young creative as selected by industry professionals from each of the 19 cities around the world that participated in its recent global Portfolio Night 14...

12 Jun 2018

New Blood Shift 2018 campaign is launched by D&AD
New Blood Shift 2018 campaign is launched by D&AD

D&AD's free 12-week night school that provides young people without qualifications with a leg up into the creative industries, is back for a third year...

12 Jun 2018

Special offers to suit your budget
Special offers to suit your budget

Gallagher Convention Centre is offering special conference packages to warm their clients and their budgets this winter...

Issued by Gallagher Convention Centre 12 Jun 2018

South Africa's Lisa MacLeod elected as first female vice president of Wan-Ifra
South Africa's Lisa MacLeod elected as first female vice president of Wan-Ifra

Lisa MacLeod, head of digital at Tiso Blackstar Group, South Africa has been elected vice president of Wan-Ifra...

12 Jun 2018

Image credit: Nielsen Sports.
Nielsen Sports unpacks biggest commercial sports trends for 2018

Nielsen Sports recently hosted an industry breakfast that outlined the five biggest commercial sports trends for 2018. These trends will have a notable influence on the way sporting codes, brands, broadcasters and publishers play the game in the future...

11 Jun 2018

The Classic award went to music streaming company Spotify. Image supplied.
Winners of 2018 Fepe International Awards announced

The International Out of Home Association Fepe International has announced the winners of its 2018 Awards, presented at its annual Congress in Sorrento on 7 June...

8 Jun 2018

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Ahoy! Blockchain Island
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Ahoy! Blockchain Island

In November this year, some 4,000 delegates are expected to descend on "the rock" for the first Malta Blockchain Summit...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 8 Jun 2018

#Newsmaker: Good Mourning, Ian Morgan
#Newsmaker: Good Mourning, Ian Morgan

Jessica Tennant interviews Cape Town-based filmmaker Ian Morgan on his return from the Sundance Film Festival in London, where he premiered his award-winning short film Good Mourning...

By Jessica Tennant 8 Jun 2018

George Low, creative director at TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris and Cannes Lions Film shortlist juror.
#CannesLions2018: "The buzz spreads like wildfire" - George Low

George Low, creative director at TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris, shares insights into his role this year as Cannes Lions Film shortlist juror...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Jun 2018

Publicis Groupe unveils Marcel; what is it and will it replace creatives?
Publicis Groupe unveils Marcel; what is it and will it replace creatives?

#Newswatch: On 24 May Publicis Groupe unveiled Marcel, its AI-powered solution that will accelerate transforming the organisation from a holding company to a platform, and has since faced a deluge of questions from staff and clients...

7 Jun 2018

A Cannes Lions-themed Jason Xenopoulos.
#CannesLions2018: "Drink thirstily from this creative oasis of inspiration" - Jason Xenopoulos

Jason Xenopoulos, global chief vision officer and EMEA CCO at VML - explains his role this year as Cannes Titanium Lions juror...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Jun 2018

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Effective Social Strategy winners for Warc Awards 2018 announced

The Warc Awards has announced the 2018 winners of the Effective Social Strategy category...

6 Jun 2018

Launch of Intra-African Trade Fair in Cairo, December 2018.
AfCFTA could raise trade by 52%

Preparations for an Intra-African Trade Fair in Cairo in December 2018 are underway...

6 Jun 2018

Chair (Effective Use of Partnerships and Sponsorships), Jerry Daykin, head of global digital media Partnerships, Diageo. Image supplied.
Entries open for Warc Media Awards 2018

Warc has announced that entries are now open for the Warc Media Awards 2018...

5 Jun 2018

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