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#Loeries2018: The work that's expected to fly
#Loeries2018: The work that's expected to fly

Keeping to the Women's Month theme, we asked a couple of female local jurors to select this year's Loeries predictions in their respective judging categories...

By Jessica Tennant 13 hours ago

Onilude and Opoku at the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.
Wave goodbye to 'pale, stale, male' industry events with WiM Africa

Women in Marketing (WiM) Africa launches through their Loeries Masterclass today. Find out why it's an opportunity to showcase to the rest of the world the transformative creativity and innovation that comes from the continent, the African stories that can resonate with anyone and the world-class work being done here...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Tiekie Barnard
#Loeries2018: Profit and purpose - uneasy bedfellows?

What to expect from Tiekie Barnard's (CEO and founder of Shift Social Development and the Shared Value Africa Initiative) Loeries masterclass on profit and purpose...

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Fak'ugesi Digital Africa Residency expanded
Fak'ugesi Digital Africa Residency expanded

The Fak'ugesi African Digital Residency programme goes trans-continental in 2018...

2 days ago

#NewCampaign: Shield is going for gold at the Sport Industry Awards
#NewCampaign: Shield is going for gold at the Sport Industry Awards

Shield announced yesterday that it has been nominated for 'Best New Sponsorship' and 'Campaign of the Year' at this year's Sport Industry Awards taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre this Friday, 17 August...

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

Problem solving at events
Problem solving at events

The events industry is filled with surprises - some good and some bad. In a previous blog we gave you tips on how to avoid the obvious mistakes that event planners often experience, but what happens when contingent disasters strike?..

Issued by Worx Group 3 days ago

#WomensMonth: Gather the girls
#WomensMonth: Gather the girls

Mlisska Hubert, life coach and founder of She Gathers is building a suspension bridge between women, hosting gatherings to hold communion about what it means to be a woman today...

By Mlisska Hubert 3 days ago

Empower yourself and others at a unique Women's Month event
Empower yourself and others at a unique Women's Month event

The 19th annual Women in Business Conference organised by students at the UCT Graduate School of Business on 17 August, offers women a day of networking and inspiration...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 13 Aug 2018

Castle Lite presents first-ever all-female hip-hop concert: #HipHopHerstory
Castle Lite presents first-ever all-female hip-hop concert: #HipHopHerstory

The role women have played in the evolution of hip hop seems to go unnoticed and it is Castle Lite's objective to set the record straight and highlight their contribution...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 13 Aug 2018

Scan Display is open for business in Rwanda and Kenya
Scan Display is open for business in Rwanda and Kenya

Both Rwanda and Kenya are growing economies with business-friendly environments and first-world eventing facilities...

Issued by Scan Display 13 Aug 2018

From left to right (back row): Zydia Botes from SMTNG GOOD, Carl Ascroft, Michael Smith, Phillip Hollander and Joe Sefako from Houtlander, Alice Hutton, Stephen Wilson from Houtlander, Joe Paine, Anton Louw (Kino), Dylan Davies from Voke and Laurence Brick from Platform Creative Agency. Front row from left: Bonolo Chepape from Lunasclan, Cathy O'Clery from Platform Creative Agency, Nico Hendriksz from Kino, Marco Simal from Mother City Hardware and Sandra Jardim, the general manager of 100% Design South Africa. Image supplied.
100% Design South Africa announces 2018 Design Awards winners

The 2018 winners of the annual 100% Design South Africa Awards were announced Thursday 9 August 2018...

10 Aug 2018

The 7% Tribe event supports South African businesswomen
The 7% Tribe event supports South African businesswomen

South African media has joined forces in the 7% Tribe, a new initiative to empower and advance South African women...

Issued by Grapevine Communications 10 Aug 2018

2019 One Show awards calling for entries
2019 One Show awards calling for entries

The One Club has announced the call for entries for the 2019 One Show awards by launching a teaser "Win Pencil, Draw Respect" campaign...

10 Aug 2018

Bonnie Horbach, Dutch CG in Cape Town and founder of Inspiring Fifty SA.
#InspiringFiftySA: Cocreating a brighter female tech future

Bonnie Horbach is a true Jill of all trades. She's been the Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, based here in Cape Town, for the last five years, and spearheaded passion projects the likes of Inspiring Fifty SA, with the second round of winners announced last night. Here, she explains the importance of encouraging more females in the Stem professions and why she says, "there's something special going on in Africa"...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Aug 2018

Jane Raphaely encourages women to ask 'Why not?'
Jane Raphaely encourages women to ask 'Why not?'

In her opening keynote at the Marie Claire Power Summit, Jane Raphaely noted that every day should be Women's Day. "Yesterday we lived in a man's world. Today we live in a woman's world... I've seen many things happen and I am yet to see women achieving true equality..." Here's what she believes we ought to do about it...

By Jessica Tennant 9 Aug 2018

Liam Wielopolski, chief creative officer, DDB South Africa. © .
Ad Stars announces judges for 2018 Awards

Ad Stars have announced 34 judges from around the world, including Liam Wielopolski, chief creative officer, DDB South Africa...

8 Aug 2018

Baselworld CEO quits following Swatch exit from trade fair
Baselworld CEO quits following Swatch exit from trade fair

Baselworld's chief executive René Kamm has announced his resignation, just days after Swiss watchmaker The Swatch Group announced it was pulling out of the annual watch and jewellery trade fair...

6 Aug 2018

2017 Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards © .
Finalists announced for Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards

South Africa's New Media Publishing amongst the 1000 finalists announced for the Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards...

6 Aug 2018

#WomenDeliver2022 campaign calls on public to share vision of women in Africa
#WomenDeliver2022 campaign calls on public to share vision of women in Africa

Cape Town is bidding to host the 2022 Women Deliver Conference and as part of the bid, the Cape Town and the Western Cape Convention Bureau, a division of Wesgro, will be running a #WomenDeliver2022 social media campaign, sharing the journey and vision of local women during August...

3 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: Nation Builder takes lead in driving high-impact social change
#WomensMonth: Nation Builder takes lead in driving high-impact social change

Celebrating Women's Month on Biz, we chatted to Keri-Leigh Paschal, executive director of Nation Builder, to find out more about the women empowerment space in SA...

By Sindy Peters 3 Aug 2018

Amasa launches new Agency of the Year Award
Amasa launches new Agency of the Year Award

Amasa announces the launch of the Amasa Agency of the Year Award and calls for entries for the 2018 Amasa Awards...

2 Aug 2018

Top 10 finalists announced for 2018 "Don't Stop Wondering" Award at Jozi Film Festival
Top 10 finalists announced for 2018 "Don't Stop Wondering" Award at Jozi Film Festival

The top 10 finalists for the 2018 "Don't Stop Wondering" Award at Jozi Film Festival have been selected and viewers will get a chance to decide the final winner...

1 Aug 2018

Joburg Ballet welcomes BRICS leaders with #BreakingBallet
Joburg Ballet welcomes BRICS leaders with #BreakingBallet

Joburg Ballet's Breaking Ballet campaign, which recently won a coveted gold Entertainment Lion at Cannes, as well as South Africa's first-ever Creative Data Lion, is in the news again...

Issued by TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris 1 Aug 2018

Nkanyezi Masango is The Skulls 2018 chair of judges
Nkanyezi Masango is The Skulls 2018 chair of judges

The Perth Advertising and Design Club (PADC) has announced Cape Town as The Skulls 2018 judging city with King James CD Nkanyezi Masango as chair of judges...

31 Jul 2018

Prince Zwane and Kaylee Germann of Publicis Johannesburg at the Cannes Lions Festival.
#CannesLions2018: Don't underestimate how big and life-changing this opportunity is

Cinemark Cannes Lions winners share their experiences while in Cannes, their favourite campaigns showcased during the Festival and share some valuable advice to young creatives...

By Juanita Pienaar 31 Jul 2018

Acumen winning issue.
Acumen magazine wins gold at 2018 International Tabbie Awards

Gibs' Acumen magazine took home gold at the 2018 International Tabbie Awards...

31 Jul 2018

Finalists for 2018 Fairlady Santam Women of the Future Awards announced
Finalists for 2018 Fairlady Santam Women of the Future Awards announced

The finalists for the 2018 Fairlady Santam Women of the Future Awards have been announced...

30 Jul 2018

#Loeries2018 MasterClass: Profit and purpose - uneasy bedfellows?
#Loeries2018 MasterClass: Profit and purpose - uneasy bedfellows?

You have the opportunity to choose from eight (four in the morning and four in the afternoon) Loeries MasterClasses on Thursday, 16 August, to learn from leading brand communicators...

Issued by Loeries 30 Jul 2018

A conscious conversation with Roberta Thatcher of La Mano and The Pantry Market
A conscious conversation with Roberta Thatcher of La Mano and The Pantry Market

The Pantry Market, offering ethically produced, sustainable products in a plastic-free zone, is the newest neighbour on the Keyes Art Mile, Rosebank's art and design district...

By Jessica Tennant 27 Jul 2018

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