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Welcome to the Williams sisters

On Sunday, 4 November, Ellis Park Indoor Arena will once again welcome the tennis elite when Venus and Serena Williams match up for their first on-court battle in South Africa.

Issued by Octagon South Africa 1 Nov 2012 09:35

Primedia Lifestyle future proofing its malls

Current tight market conditions have forced the retail property marketing specialist to be more innovative than ever before to ensure a healthy return on investment for clients.

By Doug Mayne 31 Oct 2012 06:25

Developing compelling sponsorship offers webinar

Kim Skildum-Reid, who has 27 years' experience in corporate sponsorship, will present two webinars on developing sponsorship offers and managing sponsorship sales in early November 2012.

30 Oct 2012 07:49

SABC is media sponsor at DISCOP Africa

The seventh edition of DISCOP Africa, which takes place at the Sandton Convention Centre from 31 October until 3 November 2012, has the SABC as its media sponsor. The expo brings people actively involved in the development, funding, production, programming, branding, marketing, licensing and merchandising of audiovisual content across all distribution platforms in 55 African countries.

30 Oct 2012 07:12

Spar Eastern Cape sponsors netball team for another three years

Following its recognition as Sports Club of the Year, at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) Achiever Awards last week, the SPAR-NMMU Netball Club will be sponsored by Spar Eastern Cape for another three years.

26 Oct 2012 08:59

SATMA Awards are in East London this year

For the first time, the SATMA Awards, which honour and award traditional musicians across racial and ethnic backgrounds, will take place at the East London International Convention Centre on Saturday 27 October 2012 at 5.30pm.

24 Oct 2012 10:58

Openfield's strategic role in bonding two strong South African brands through sponsorship

Openfield sponsorship and marketing strategically managed the five-year sponsorship agreement between Klipdrift and Springboks through the joining of two iconic brands, which took place in April at the Klipdrift Distillery in Robertson.

Issued by Openfield 18 Oct 2012 10:26

Openfield teams up with Matchworld to service Engen sponsorship account

A new journey awaits Matchworld after its recent successful pitch for Engen Petroleum's sponsorship account. Matchworld and its partner, Openfield, have joined forces to become "Team Engen" in servicing the leading petroleum brand.

Issued by Openfield 17 Oct 2012 12:06

Latest round of BASA Supporting Grants recipients announced

From a children's theatre production to a local jazz and food festival on the KwaZulu-Natal coast, the range of arts projects that have successsfully partnered with business sponsors to gain a BASA Supporting Grant is impressive.

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 17 Oct 2012 11:38

New sponsors, categories for Assegai Integrated Marketing Awards

The organisers of the Assegai Integrated Marketing Awards, the Direct Marketing Association of South Africa (DMASA), have announced two new categories of this year's awards and welcomed new sponsors to the event. Joost van Nispen, who has spent his lifetime perfecting the art of direct marketing, leads judging, which takes place from 23-26 October at the Focus Rooms in Sunninghill.

15 Oct 2012 09:18

ABN Education Trust calls for jounalism students

The ABN Education Trust sponsors students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds into financial journalism programs at WITS and the University of Johannesburg. The Trust was founded in 2011, by the co-founder and vice chairman of CNBC Africa, Rakesh Wahi.

8 Oct 2012 10:34

Unpacking the value of sports sponsorship

Since the dawn of advertising, brands have caught onto the emotive involvement of South Africans in sport and invested large sums of money into the branding and backing of local sporting codes.

2 Oct 2012 09:22

Havas Sports & Entertainment expands its global presence with the opening of a new office in Russia

Havas Sports & Entertainment (HSE Group), the brand engagement network of Havas, has announced the official opening of Havas Sports & Entertainment Russia in Moscow.

Issued by Havas Sports & Entertainment 27 Sep 2012 11:52

Eco-Logic Awards finalists announced

On 27 September 2012, the winners of the 2012 Eco-Logic Awards, in association with SABC3, will be announced at a 'Glamorously Green Gala Dinner' at The Cradle of Humankind, Maropeng. The judges have selected the finalists for the event.

20 Sep 2012 10:48

Headline sponsor announced for annual Sexiest Man poll

Mambaonline.com, has announced that international male grooming brand ClarinsMEN is the 2012 sponsor of the lifestyle web portal's Sexiest Man of the Year survey.

19 Sep 2012 07:36

Public to vote for Best TV Sport Commercial at Virgin Active Sport Industry Awards

Through a partnership between Virgin Active Sport Industry Awards and Sports Illustrated South Africa, the final decision on the next winner of the Award for Best TV Sport Commercial will be decided by the public through an online vote held in January on Sports Illustrated's website.

18 Sep 2012 10:01

Williams sisters champion 'Breaking The Mould' campaign in SA

International tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams are visiting South Africa in early November to launch the Breaking the Mould (BTM) campaign. The sisters will attend a gala dinner at Montecasino, Gauteng, and play an exciting exhibition tennis match at Johannesburg's Ellis Park arena for fans of all ages.

Issued by Octagon South Africa 15 Sep 2012 08:35

Blue Label Telecoms the new sponsor of Proteas T20 team

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has welcomed another new commercial partner on board in Blue Label Telecoms who have secured the naming rights for the Proteas squad for all T20 International matches from the start of the T20 International series against England until the end of the Pakistan tour in March.

11 Sep 2012 11:16

Bob Skinstad leads Virgin Active Sport Industry Awards judging panel

Bob Skinstad will lead the judging panel for the 2013 Virgin Active Sport Industry Awards, which close for entries on 5 October 2012.

10 Sep 2012 09:52

South African schools ready for big soccer tournament

The last of the regional finals of the Sanlam Kay Motsepe Schools Cup was held early September 2012 and the 18 qualifying teams are readying themselves for the national finals that take place in Mangaung (Bloemfontein) in early October.

6 Sep 2012 11:56

Lucky MTN competition winner drives away in a Hyundai Getz

Zukiswa Lutshaba from Zwide, Port Elizabeth, recently drove away in a brand new Hyundai Getz thanks to the MTN Y'ello Salebration competition 2011. She is the first of two lucky winners to receive a Hyundai Getz. Entrants also stood a chance to win other prizes including a Playstation 3, MP3 player, or a television set.

Issued by Zinto Activation Group 6 Sep 2012 09:40

Thirteen business and arts partnerships awarded BASA Supporting Grants

Architecture, dance, music, theatre and visual arts are among the arts disciplines being funded in the latest round of BASA Supporting Grants.

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 5 Sep 2012 11:50

Lucky MTN competition winner drives away in a Hyundai Getz

Sue Komori from Newlands, Cape Town, recently drove away in a brand new Hyundai Getz thanks to the MTN Y'ello Salebration competition 2011. She is the first of two lucky winners to receive a Hyundai Getz. Entrants also stood a chance to win other prizes including a Playstation 3, MP3 player, or a television set.

Issued by Zinto Activation Group 5 Sep 2012 08:39

Lucky MTN competition winner drives away in a Hyundai Tucson

Kgaugelo Mehlape from Erasmuskloof, Pretoria, recently drove away in a brand new Hyundai Tucson thanks to the MTN Muziq competition with DJ Tira. MTN had teamed up with the Zinto Marketing Group to tour Mzansi and promote the MTN music download application and competition elements.

Issued by Zinto Activation Group 4 Sep 2012 11:16

Sports Media awards portal now open

Entries for the 'SAB Sports Media Awards 2012' are now open online through the newly launched competition portal.

4 Sep 2012 11:02

Sponsorships in South Africa

The global economic crisis has undoubtedly impacted severely on sport sponsorships in South Africa and has resulted in major industry role players reducing their investments in recent years. The economic downturn was a rude awakening for the sponsorship market after an extremely successful and profitable World Cup period for South Africa.

By Neil Jankelowitz, Issued by MSCSPORTS 3 Sep 2012 10:17

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 36: Sports and fitness marketing with PUMA

Find out how PUMA South Africa works with an international head office, how it uses media for advertising, the sports retail environment as well as sports sponsorship by listening to last week's podcast of the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, which airs every Thursday 5pm-6pm streamed live via 2oceansVibe Radio. [twitterfall]

31 Aug 2012 12:23

New sports marketing, activation agency

Levergy is a new sports marketing and activation agency specialising in the leveraging of sport and entertainment properties that deliver measurable results.

31 Aug 2012 12:15

Aramex South Africa - a proud sponsor for the 2012 South African eCommerce awards

The annual South African eCommerce Awards have been designed to recognise and reward those South African websites that have demonstrated excellence in their use of the internet as a platform for ecommerce. Aramex South Africa is excited to be involved with these prestigious awards.

Issued by Berco Express 29 Aug 2012 10:08

The 15th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, supported by Anglo American, 2012 winners announced

Fourteen winners were honoured at the 15th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, supported by Anglo American, including 12 innovative business and arts partnerships as well as South African arts advocate, Mary Slack, who was named this year's Art Champion and Artist Proof studio which won the Chairman's Premier Award.

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 28 Aug 2012 09:56

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