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BASA expands Creative Futures Business Engagement into Ethiopia
BASA expands Creative Futures Business Engagement into Ethiopia

Business and Arts South Africa is significantly expanding its African partnership initiative with the implementation of Creative Futures programme's Business Engagement in Ethiopia...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 1 day ago

Nielsen Sports expands into Africa with acquisition
Nielsen Sports expands into Africa with acquisition

Nielsen Sports has expanded its global sports business by acquiring Repucom Africa from TransAfrica Media to offer solutions to rights holders and brands across Africa...

8 Dec 2017

Investec to sponsor Cape Town Art Fair
Investec to sponsor Cape Town Art Fair

The 2018 Investec Cape Town Art Fair will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on 16-18 February 2018.

29 Nov 2017

(From Left to Right) - Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, Founder and CEO of APO Group and Abdelaziz Bougja, Chairman of World Rugby’s African association, Rugby Africa during the signing ceremony of the agreement under which APO Group becomes the main Official Sponsor of Rugby Africa, at Royal Garden Hotel on November 12, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images for APO Group).
APO partners with Rugby Africa

APO Group and Africa's rugby governing body, Rugby Africa, sign a ground-breaking strategic partnership to develop the sport across Africa...

21 Nov 2017

#Newsmaker: Justine Cullinan wins Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss Corporate Award
#Newsmaker: Justine Cullinan wins Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss Corporate Award

5FM's station manager Justine Cullinan won the Corporate Award at the Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss Awards on Thursday, 9 November. It was just her and overall winner Amanda Dambuza, founder and director of consulting company Uyandiswa, who took home awards on the night...

By Jessica Tennant 17 Nov 2017

Seseki Itsweng to lead Openfield into the future
Seseki Itsweng to lead Openfield into the future

Seseki Itsweng has been appointed Managing Director of Openfield Marketing in South Africa, taking over from Franco Barocas who has moved into the Group Managing Director role...

Issued by Openfield 17 Nov 2017

#Newsmaker: Amanda Dambuza named Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss 2017
#Newsmaker: Amanda Dambuza named Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss 2017

This year's deserving recipient of the Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss Award is Amanda Dambuza, founder and director of consulting company Uyandiswa, currently in its fourth year and already employing more than 70 people...

By Jessica Tennant 14 Nov 2017

Call for entries to the Suzanne Shaw Creative Awards for curators
Call for entries to the Suzanne Shaw Creative Awards for curators

Calling all aspirant curators... entries to the Suzanne Shaw Creative Awards are open!..

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 8 Nov 2017

Levergy officially launches partnership with M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment Global Network
Levergy officially launches partnership with M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment Global Network

Levergy, the 2017 Discovery Sport Industry Agency of the Year, officially launched its partnership with leading global agency M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment at a function held at the M&C Saatchi Johannesburg headquarters...

Issued by Levergy 3 Nov 2017

Levergy agrees on partnership with JAG Foundation
Levergy agrees on partnership with JAG Foundation

2017 Discovery Sport Agency of the Year, Levergy has agreed on a pro-bono partnership with the JAG Foundation, South Africa's biggest sports development programme...

Issued by Levergy 31 Oct 2017

Playmakers win the Sponsorship Gold Award at the AMASA Awards
Playmakers win the Sponsorship Gold Award at the AMASA Awards

Playmakers walked away with the coveted Gold Award in the Sponsorship category for its Coca-Cola campaign, #ThatsGold @SuperSportTV, at the AMASA Awards that were held in Sandton...

Issued by Playmakers 19 Oct 2017

Two new members for Business and Arts South Africa board
Two new members for Business and Arts South Africa board

Business and Arts South Africa is pleased to announce that it has appointed Charmaine Soobramoney and Yacoob Abba Omar to its board...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 18 Oct 2017

Kathy Delaney, global chief creative officer, Publicis Health/Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness © .
2017 Young Globals open for entries with Calcium, Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness as sponsors

2017 Young Globals student competition and internship is now open for entries and Calcium and Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness will join forces as the official corporate sponsors and mentors...

10 Oct 2017

Levergy wins big at New Generation Awards
Levergy wins big at New Generation Awards

Sport and entertainment communications agency Levergy continued a stellar 2017 after taking home seven trophies at the recent New Generation Awards...

Issued by Levergy 9 Oct 2017

First Choice: Walking the Daisies 2017 headline sponsor
First Choice: Walking the Daisies 2017 headline sponsor

As part of the First Choice, It's All Good campaign to encourage people to #move4goodness, First Choice has been named the headline sponsor for Walking the Daisies 2017...

Issued by Boomtown 29 Sep 2017

Mzansi Magic continues to delight viewers with prime local content... making its debut as Pendoring sponsor
Mzansi Magic continues to delight viewers with prime local content... making its debut as Pendoring sponsor

By providing a wide range of prime, local-content programmes in six South African languages, TV channel Mzansi Magic (161) has earned itself the sought-after position of ‘most viewed' on the DStv bouquet...

Issued by Pendoring 28 Sep 2017

Special Award recipients honoured at 20th Annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard and Business Day
Special Award recipients honoured at 20th Annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard and Business Day

Human rights activist Justice Albie Sachs, Swiss cultural centre Pro Helvetia and law firm Webber Wentzel have all been honoured with Special Awards at the 20th Annual BASA Awards...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 20 Sep 2017

Winners honoured at 20th Annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard & Business Day
Winners honoured at 20th Annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard & Business Day

Eleven partnerships were honoured at the 20th Annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard and Business Day, during an arts-filled event attended by representatives of the business and arts community...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 19 Sep 2017

Levergy to go BOS
Levergy to go BOS

Emerging player in the sports drinks market, BOS Sport, has appointed Discovery Sports Industry Awards Agency of the Year, Levergy, as their new creative agency...

Issued by Levergy 5 Sep 2017

Finalists announced for 20th annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard and Business Day
Finalists announced for 20th annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard and Business Day

Business and Arts South Africa's announcement of the 44 finalists for the prestigious annual BASA Awards is especially significant this year as the ceremony celebrates two decades of business and arts partnerships in South Africa...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 30 Aug 2017

UFI LOC appoints UFI NGL grant recipient to manage PR and sponsorship for the 84th UFI Global Congress
UFI LOC appoints UFI NGL grant recipient to manage PR and sponsorship for the 84th UFI Global Congress

Seven Colors Communications has been appointed to be the PR and sponsorship service provider for the 84th UFI Global Congress taking place 1 to 4 November at the Sandton Convention Centre...

Issued by Seven Colors Communications 25 Aug 2017

2017 Assegai Awards includes Agency Credentials award again
2017 Assegai Awards includes Agency Credentials award again

Following the sponsorship of the inaugural Agency Credentials award at the 2016 Assegai Awards, IAS will again sponsor this category at the 2017 awards...

21 Aug 2017

#Loeries2017: All the Live Events, Activations, Sponsorships, PR and Media Communication finalists!
#Loeries2017: All the Live Events, Activations, Sponsorships, PR and Media Communication finalists!

Finalists have been announced in the Loeries' Live Events, Activations, Sponsorships, PR and Media Communication categories...

17 Aug 2017

Currie Cup Clips re-ignites fan interest in tournament of legends
Currie Cup Clips re-ignites fan interest in tournament of legends

As the Currie Cup competes against an array of rugby tournaments for fan attention, a novel new campaign highlights the lighter side of rugby and has been driving renewed interest in the players and the tournament...

Issued by Brand inc 16 Aug 2017

Primedia Broadcasting brings in heavyweight Mark Jakins as CCO
Primedia Broadcasting brings in heavyweight Mark Jakins as CCO

Primedia Broadcasting will be bringing in the extensive expertise and skills of Mark Jakins to take on a new strategic business leadership role of Chief Commercial Officer from 1 September...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 3 Aug 2017

Rob Garden
The power of publicity - Blurring the lines of sport and entertainment

How did a fight, which is being referred to by some as a circus act, go from a crossover TV event to the most lucrative boxing match in history? The answer, quite plainly, is through publicity...

By Rob Garden, Issued by Levergy 20 Jul 2017

Poultry co-op entrepreneur wins Diageo SA sponsored #YAFF award
Poultry co-op entrepreneur wins Diageo SA sponsored #YAFF award

Diageo SA and Johnnie Walker has partnered with the DAFF, to sponsor one of the Special Awards categories in the annual #YAFF Awards which saw an entrepreneur at Sivulamasango Co-operative winning R50,000 in prize money...

4 Jul 2017

M&C Saatchi PLC acquires Levergy
M&C Saatchi PLC acquires Levergy

M&C Saatchi PLC has announced a majority stake acquisition of South African sports and entertainment agency Levergy...

Issued by Levergy 21 Jun 2017

Barry Louzada
Is competitive gaming in South Africa a thing?

Is competitive gaming in South Africa a thing? Well, at the moment, I think it's in the infancy of becoming a fully-fledged profession where someone would be able to leave their job to become a pro gamer...

By Barry Louzada 8 Jun 2017

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