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Episode 171: Agency focus - The Fixer Company

Date: 21 Apr 2016
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M&C Saatchi Abel helps #GiveChildhoodBack to Africa's youngest patients - M&C Saatchi Abel
M&C Saatchi Abel helps #GiveChildhoodBack to Africa's youngest patients

In October 2015, the Paediatric ICU at the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital embarked upon a R100m-plus expansion and upgrade. The hospital turned to advertising agency M&C Saatchi Abel to drive awareness and donations around the life-saving initiative...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 19 Apr 2016

The Dignity Project - a Cape Argus collaborative editorial initiative - Independent Media
The Dignity Project - a Cape Argus collaborative editorial initiative

Today the Cape Argus launches a new collaborative editorial initiative called The Dignity Project - a 15-part daily series about the homeless people of Cape Town...

Issued by Independent Media 11 Apr 2016

Joburg opens 40th year of Corporate Challenge in record-breaking style - Openfield
Joburg opens 40th year of Corporate Challenge in record-breaking style

A record total of 13,796 racers, joggers and walkers from 237 South African companies warmed up the autumn air at the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge at the Wanderers Club on Thursday, 7 April...

Issued by Openfield 11 Apr 2016

Good Report names best CSR campaigns
Good Report names best CSR campaigns

The Good Report 2015, a collaboration between ACT Responsible and The Gunn Report, which celebrates the best campaigns for social responsibility...

8 Apr 2016

If you believe in God and yourself, your life will change - nothing can stop you - Universal Church of the Kingdom of God
If you believe in God and yourself, your life will change - nothing can stop you

In one of the largest Good Friday gatherings in South Africa, President Jacob Zuma joined thousands of members of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God for their annual prayer, praise and preaching event held at the Ellis Park precinct...

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 7 Apr 2016

Algoa FM Big Walk invests R380,000 in upgrades to EC cancer services - Algoa FM
Algoa FM Big Walk invests R380,000 in upgrades to EC cancer services

Cancer facilities in the Eastern Cape will be receiving upgrades to the value of R380,000 after the official cheque handover to Igazi Foundation, beneficiary of the 2015 Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer...

Issued by Algoa FM 7 Apr 2016

Advertising things... that make life better - Grey
Advertising things... that make life better

I know you all think it'll be cool to win the Lotto, retire at 30 and spend all day playing Candy Crush on the couch. I'm not speaking from experience, but I reckon it would suck...

By Susan Rowan, Issued by Grey 6 Apr 2016

Jason Fialkov's First Kiss love story featured in Shots - Egg Films
Jason Fialkov's First Kiss love story featured in Shots

Egg Films' Jason Fialkov directed First Kiss, a heartbreaking love story for the Western Cape Government. The spot was recently featured in leading international trade magazine, Shots...

Issued by Egg Films 6 Apr 2016

Temporary road restrictions for the 2016 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge - Openfield
Temporary road restrictions for the 2016 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge

The streets of Illovo, Melrose and Birdhaven will once again come to life with the 13th annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge taking place at the Wanderers Club on Thursday, 7 April...

Issued by Openfield 5 Apr 2016

Meet 15 organisations at the forefront of transformation in SA - Topco Media
Meet 15 organisations at the forefront of transformation in SA

Legends of empowerment will be honoured at the 15th annual Oliver Empowerment Awards on 14 April at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg...

Issued by Topco Media 4 Apr 2016

Continental Outdoor and JCDecaux recognised as key donors to the Nelson Mandela Foundation - JCDecaux
Continental Outdoor and JCDecaux recognised as key donors to the Nelson Mandela Foundation

Continental Outdoor, now JCDecaux in Africa, were recognised for their continuous and generous contribution to the Nelson Mandela Foundation at the unveiling of the donor wall at a function at the Centre of Memory on 30 March...

Issued by JCDecaux 4 Apr 2016

#CommerceMonth: Resetting social media for social change
#CommerceMonth: Resetting social media for social change

Everyone eats, but food wastage is a reality - even on those perfectly lit #foodporn meal shots that litter Instagram. Here's how DDB South Africa turned this into a product placement opportunity and a good commerce cause for Glad...

By Leigh Andrews 4 Apr 2016

Dr Kenneth Kaunda One of a Kind ride - Seven Colors Communications
Dr Kenneth Kaunda One of a Kind ride

The Ikgate Motlhala cycle campaign in partnership with the North West Department of Tourism and the North West Tourism Board returns from 24-29 April in honour of struggle stalwart and former President of Zambia Dr Kenneth Kaunda's 91st birthday...

Issued by Seven Colors Communications 4 Apr 2016

'The Bobs - Best of Online Activism' has selected finalists
'The Bobs - Best of Online Activism' has selected finalists

The 'The Bobs - Best of Online Activism' competition, run by Deutsche Welle since 2004, honours people whose exemplary work contributes to improving online freedom of expression and civil society on the Internet...

1 Apr 2016

Out of Office - Community Edition
Out of Office - Community Edition

For its third edition, #OutOfOffice presents the #CommunityEdition, where speakers have been selected based on their CSI credentials...

Issued by Stretch Experiential Marketing 23 Mar 2016

SANBS | Donate blood today and give someone a tomorrow - FirstPencil
SANBS | Donate blood today and give someone a tomorrow

Base2 challenged FirstPencil to translate visual scenes that would normally be too graphic and disturbing into intricate and emotional sound designs...

Issued by FirstPencil 22 Mar 2016

Couples learn how to bulletproof their marriage and invest in a life-long relationship - Universal Church of the Kingdom of God
Couples learn how to bulletproof their marriage and invest in a life-long relationship

Many visitors to the Bulletproof Marriage stand at the Wedding Expo welcomed the opportunity of chatting to married couples who shared wisdom and insights gained from the international best seller Bulletproof Marriage...

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 16 Mar 2016

ECHO supports Cape Hackathon - ECHO Events and Conferences
ECHO supports Cape Hackathon

A number of recent incidents of crime affecting people from all corners of the city have left citizens feeling extremely cautious of using public spaces. These crimes have triggered conversations this week about the need for a solution for people wanting to enjoy the outdoors safely...

Issued by ECHO Events and Conferences 14 Mar 2016

Social innovation challenge for Tygerberg area
Social innovation challenge for Tygerberg area

The Greater Tygerberg Partnership (GTP) is looking to social innovators to help find solutions to challenges facing the region...

14 Mar 2016

Cointreau Creative Crew moves out of Europe, launches in SA
Cointreau Creative Crew moves out of Europe, launches in SA

As part of its worldwide philanthropist programme, Cointreau is launching the official Cointreau Creative Crew initiative in SA, where its R100,000 Grant Scheme will encourage champion women creatives to make their dreams a reality.

10 Mar 2016

UNICEF Born into Danger PSA hits home for online audiences - Rooftop Productions
UNICEF Born into Danger PSA hits home for online audiences

A PSA produced for UNICEF by Rooftop Productions is bringing the plight of mothers giving birth to babies in conflict zones a lot closer to home for online audiences...

Issued by Rooftop Productions 10 Mar 2016

Bulletproof Marriage sponsors bridal gown at the Wedding Expo - Universal Church of the Kingdom of God
Bulletproof Marriage sponsors bridal gown at the Wedding Expo

Visitors to the Wedding Expo in March can enter a lucky draw competition to win a wedding dress from Bridal Room valued at R15,000...

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 8 Mar 2016

Heidi Myers
Girl power

Many countries have made progress towards eliminating gender discrimination and we're also seeing the introduction of initiatives to ensure the fair representation of women within senior political roles...

By Heidi Myers, Issued by Meltwater 8 Mar 2016

BASA Facilitates DHL Creative Care Holiday Programme partnership - Business and Arts South Africa
BASA Facilitates DHL Creative Care Holiday Programme partnership

The newly inaugurated DHL Creative Care Holiday Programme, in partnership with Lefika La Phodiso, is a powerful illustration of the role that Business and Arts South Africa can play in facilitating business-arts partnerships in South Africa...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 4 Mar 2016

M&C Saatchi Abel brings a touch of wonder to Design Indaba 2016 - M&C Saatchi Abel
M&C Saatchi Abel brings a touch of wonder to Design Indaba 2016

At this year's Design Indaba, Nedbank underscored its positioning as South Africa's green and caring bank with its innovative Wonderland Project...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 3 Mar 2016

Once in a leap year, take the time to play! - HDI Youth Marketeers
Once in a leap year, take the time to play!

Every four years, February gets an extra day. While most businesses just plough on through 29 February, this year, Africa's leading youth marketing agency, HDI Youth Marketeers, decided to make the most of it...

Issued by HDI Youth Marketeers 3 Mar 2016

SB'16 Cape Town speaker lineup announced
SB'16 Cape Town speaker lineup announced

Sustainable Brands Cape Town has announced its speaker lineup for SB'16 Cape Town. The over 100 speakers will lead discussions into how to innovate brands for sustainability....

29 Feb 2016

Bulletproof marriage: Your shield against divorce participates in the Johannesburg Wedding Expo - Universal Church of the Kingdom of God
Bulletproof marriage: Your shield against divorce participates in the Johannesburg Wedding Expo

Your shield against divorce is participating for the third consecutive year at the Wedding Expo in Johannesburg with the aim of making couples aware of the importance of investing in a life-long relationship...

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 26 Feb 2016

J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge 2016 contributes towards youth empowerment - Openfield
J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge 2016 contributes towards youth empowerment

Participation in this year's J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge on April 7 at the Wanderers Club will not merely be a run, walk or jog for corporate camaraderie. It will also serve a deeper purpose by empowering youth to transform their local communities through sport...

Issued by Openfield 26 Feb 2016

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