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AAXO makes its way to Cape Town for groundbreaking training
AAXO makes its way to Cape Town for groundbreaking training

Cape Town is rapidly harnessing the makings of a renowned exhibition city. Consequently, the African Association for Exhibition Organisers will be hosting its first training event of 2017, in Cape Town...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 1 day ago

DigitLab Academy update
DigitLab Academy update

The DigitLab Academy was launched last year in 2016 and they've been very busy adding value to the digital marketing industry...

Issued by DigitLab 16 Mar 2017

Mann Made Media announces BBBEE ownership deal with the Maharashi Institute
Mann Made Media announces BBBEE ownership deal with the Maharashi Institute

The Maharishi Institute in Johannesburg has acquired 51% of Mann Made Africa, in a 100% black women-owned empowerment vehicle, a youth employment fund targeted 100% on unemployed black South African women...

Issued by Mann Made Media 10 Mar 2017

SA needs SMEs – and SMEs need branding know-how
SA needs SMEs – and SMEs need branding know-how

Despite an optimistic outlook for small and medium enterprises this year, experts have warned that entrepreneurs cannot afford simple mistakes if they are to get ahead in tough local conditions...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 8 Mar 2017

The 2017 Stokvel Exhibition Bokone Bophirima seeks to grow stokvels within the VTSD areas
The 2017 Stokvel Exhibition Bokone Bophirima seeks to grow stokvels within the VTSD areas

The Department of Finance, Economy and Enterprise Development (FEED) presents the annual 2017 Stokvel Exhibition as from 10-11 March at the Brazil Stadium, in Jouberton, Matlosana Local Municipality under the theme “The People's economy”...

Issued by Seven Colors Communications 7 Mar 2017

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TBWA launches virtual entrepreneurship academy in Tanzania

Advertising agency, TBWA\ Khanga Rue has launched a free 12-class series on entrepreneurship for young people in Tanzania called “Noa Ubongo” or “Sharpen Your Brain” in Swahili…

7 Mar 2017

M-Net's Magic in Motion Expo is back!
M-Net's Magic in Motion Expo is back!

Celebrating its third year, the M-Net Magic in Motion Expo is where education meets opportunity. Emphasising careers within the film and television industry, the four-day expo is being held at Sasani Studios...

Issued by M-Net Magic in Motion 3 Mar 2017

The Flux Trend Innovation Laboratory - a masterclass with Dion Chang
The Flux Trend Innovation Laboratory - a masterclass with Dion Chang

Dion Chang, founder of Flux Trends, has designed a new masterclass to help companies both identify the disruptive trends headed their way, and plan a counter-strategy to drive their business through the changes ahead...

Issued by Flux Trends 3 Mar 2017

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#DesignIndaba2017: Students' social activism FTW!

Global design students Bo-Won Keum of the Rhode Island School of Design affectionately known as ‘Risdee' (RISD) and Rhys Jones of Canada's Carleton University of Industrial Design, enthralled attendees at the second day of Design Indaba 2017 with their use of design to make the world a better place...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Mar 2017

South African student secures place in Student Focus final of 2017 Sony World Photography Awards
South African student secures place in Student Focus final of 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

Cole Ndelu, aged 22, from the Stellenbosch Academy of Design & Photography, has been shortlisted in the Student Focus competition of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards, the world's largest photography competition...

Issued by Stellenbosch Academy of Design & Photography 1 Mar 2017

Stassen with 'Blades' - part of the Hero Exhibition that takes place at Open Design.
#DesignMonth: The importance of design education with Suné Stassen

Suné Stassen, festival director for the Open Design Festival, is heavily involved in the country's design education movement. Here, she shares how your business can pick up the baton to take the movement forward...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Feb 2017

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Sprout Performance Partners share key insights from DoubleClick programmatic masterclass

Sprout Performance Partners recently attended the DoubleClick Programmatic Masterclass in London, accompanied by Google representatives...

21 Feb 2017

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MA(SA) upgrades marketing designations, launches masterclasses, workshops

The Marketing Association of South Africa is upgrading its Chartered Marketer and Marketing Practitioner South Africa professional designations, launching an all new Marketing Co-ordinator (SA) designation...

21 Feb 2017

Unlock the MAC Sector B-BBEE Code with skills development
Unlock the MAC Sector B-BBEE Code with skills development

1 March marks the one-year anniversary of the Marketing, Advertising, and Communications (MAC) Sector B-BEE Code updates...

Issued by Red & Yellow 14 Feb 2017

Worx Group achieves Level 2 BBBEE status
Worx Group achieves Level 2 BBBEE status

Worx Group has concluded a corporate restructure that sees its empowerment rating improve to Level 2 while significantly enhancing its transformational plans...

Issued by Worx Group 13 Feb 2017

J. Walter Thompson's Helen Lansdowne Resor Scholarship enters its third year
J. Walter Thompson's Helen Lansdowne Resor Scholarship enters its third year

JWT's Helen Lansdowne Resor (HLR) Scholarship is an international opportunity that addresses the lack of female creative leadership in the ad industry by empowering female college students...

Issued by JWT 13 Feb 2017

Jozi's Ornico City launches with art auction to benefit education
Jozi's Ornico City launches with art auction to benefit education

To celebrate its move from Sandton into Johannesburg's heartland, marketing research firm Ornico will be cutting the ribbon on its new inner city premises on Thursday, 23 February...

Issued by Ornico 9 Feb 2017

AAA School of Advertising offers first year bursaries of R1m
AAA School of Advertising offers first year bursaries of R1m

The Johannesburg and Cape Town campuses of the AAA School of Advertising are accepting applications for bursaries from first year students wishing to study a BA in Creative Brand Communication or a Diploma in Copywriting...

6 Feb 2017

KZN Film Commission offers scriptwriting training programmes
KZN Film Commission offers scriptwriting training programmes

The KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission, which aims to enhance the economy by providing and encouraging opportunities for persons especially from disadvantaged communities to enter and participate in the film industry in the province is offering two training programmes - scriptwriting and film directing...

31 Jan 2017

Social Entrepreneurship Programme
Social Entrepreneurship Programme

GIBS's Social Entrepreneurship Programme (SEP) is a multi-disciplinary training programme which equips participants with the necessary skills to run a business-savvy, socially conscious organisation...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 25 Jan 2017

‘Run with it!': Vega develops future thinkers and resilient creative problem solvers
‘Run with it!': Vega develops future thinkers and resilient creative problem solvers

In industry, and as industry professionals will confirm, team leaders take in fresh graduates and expect them to ‘run with it'! The more independent and pro-active they are, the better the chances to stay on, and even better, excel...

By Naretha Pretorius, Issued by Vega School 19 Jan 2017

New year, new you: Reinvent yourself as a New Professional
New year, new you: Reinvent yourself as a New Professional

GetSmarter's 2017 Career Guide is here: download it today and learn all you need to know to ensure you use this year to carve out a career path you'll love...

Issued by GetSmarter 18 Jan 2017

Project Rise: Challenging the status quo
Project Rise: Challenging the status quo

News24, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, has launched Project Rise - a new online platform dedicated to facilitating a nationwide debate on what South Africa should look like post-#FeesMustFall...

Issued by 24.com 16 Jan 2017

Red & Yellow School expands its Cape Town premises, extends the 2017 application deadline
Red & Yellow School expands its Cape Town premises, extends the 2017 application deadline

Red & Yellow will open the doors to its brand new Cape Town campus in 2017. Not only is the new campus bigger and better, it also has room for more students...

Issued by Red & Yellow 13 Jan 2017

Tips for amplifying muted autoplay video ads
Tips for amplifying muted autoplay video ads

Muted video is here to stay. Amplifying its value is now our challenge. Find out tips on how...

Issued by Exponential 13 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Is education's future online?
#BizTrends2017: Is education's future online?

Remember when The New York Times declared 2012 the Year of the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)...?

By GetSmarter 9 Jan 2017

Summer school introduces schoolchildren to radio
Summer school introduces schoolchildren to radio

MFM in conjunction with Stellenbosch University's Centre for Student Recruitment and Career Advice and Telematics services has just wrapped up its third radio Summer School...

20 Dec 2016

M-Net Magic in Motion Academy open for 2017 entries
M-Net Magic in Motion Academy open for 2017 entries

M-Net will run its Magic in Motion Academy programme for 2017 and host a four-day Magic in Motion Career Expo for aspiring young learners, as well as a new scholarship programme...

19 Dec 2016

The importance of webinars for lead generation
The importance of webinars for lead generation

Webinar marketing has become increasingly popular with many companies all over the world. Webinars can be very effective tools for strengthening bonds with existing customers, generating new leads and increasing conversions...

By Charles Mburugu 12 Dec 2016

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