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#CannesLions2018: Radio & Audio Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2018: Radio & Audio Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Radio & Audio Lions shortlist has been released, with SA seeing six agencies make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2018!

3 hours ago

#CannesLions2018: Print & Publishing Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2018: Print & Publishing Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Print & Publishing Lions shortlist has been released, with SA seeing two agencies make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2018...

3 hours ago

Does your brand matter?
Does your brand matter?

More and more brands are finding it difficult to trade in this ever-changing and difficult market we find ourselves in. The biggest challenge is remaining relevant to a core target market...

By Jedd Cokayne 2 hours ago

#CannesLions2018: Design Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2018: Design Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Design Lions shortlist has been released, with SA seeing a single entry make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2018...

3 hours ago

#CannesLions2018: Outdoor Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2018: Outdoor Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Outdoor Lions shortlist has been released...

3 hours ago

Amal Khalifa Idris Habbani, a freelance journalist and contributor to the Sudanese news outlet Al-Taghyeer.
2018 International Press Freedom Award winners

The Committee to Protect Journalists will honour journalists from Sudan, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Vietnam with its 2018 International Press Freedom Awards...

4 hours ago

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#YouthMonth: Yenani Madikwa is Cannes FCBSocialEye for 2018

Jessica Tennant interviews Yenani Madikwa, copywriter at FCB Africa, on winning this year's global Cannes FCBSocialEYE and how we can keep an eye on her this week...

By Jessica Tennant 4 hours ago

#CannesLions2018: Mobile Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2018: Mobile Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Mobile Lions shortlist has been released...

4 hours ago

#CannesLions2018: Titanium Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2018: Titanium Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Titanium shortlist has been released.

5 hours ago

The first ever #MoreLikeMe Cannes Lions attendees.
#FairnessFirst: Why you'll see #MoreLikeMe from #CannesLions2018

Diversity is good for business, especially creative business, so little wonder that diversity is an increasingly hot topic at Cannes. With the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity kicking off later today, if you're covering the festivity from afar, you're likely to see the #MoreLikeMe hashtag trending on your timeline, in addition to #SeeitBeit and more...

By Leigh Andrews 5 hours ago

Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018 being streamed live
Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018 being streamed live

Kwesé TV to bring the Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018 live, via streaming and its free television model...

5 hours ago

#CannesLions2018: Innovation Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2018: Innovation Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Innovation shortlist has been released.

5 hours ago

#CannesLions2018: Glass Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2018: Glass Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Glass Lions for change shortlist has been released, with SA seeing a single entry make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2018!

6 hours ago

#CannesLions2018: Health & Wellness and Pharma shortlists!
#CannesLions2018: Health & Wellness and Pharma shortlists!

The Cannes Lions Pharma and Health & Wellness Lions shortlists have been released, with SA seeing a single entry make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2018...

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Publicis Johannesburg's Kaylee Germann and Prince Zwane, leaving for Cannes to take part in the global Young Lions film challege.
#CannesLions2018: Ready to roar with SA pride!

Prince Zwane and Kaylee Germann of Publicis Johannesburg were selected as the winning team in Cinemark's Young Lions competition held earlier this year. As a result, they're now flying out to Cannes to represent the country in a week of creative inspiration....

2 days ago

ACA announces board of directors for 2018/2019
ACA announces board of directors for 2018/2019

The Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA) elected its new board of directors for the 2018/2019 fiscal on Thursday, 25 May 2018, during its 71st Annual General Meeting at the AAA School of Advertising campus in Johannesburg...

2 days ago

Jonathan Liebmann, founder and CEO of Propertuity. Image supplied.
Urban renewal: The physical manifestation of innovative thinking

A powerful lesson in how to turn vision into reality, delivered in the heart of downtown Johannesburg...

By Gil Sperling 2 days ago

Harnessing the evolutionary power of smart packaging in Africa
Harnessing the evolutionary power of smart packaging in Africa

For the last few years, packaging industry professionals have been curious about the future of smart packaging. Whilst barcodes and QR codes were once considered the "next big thing", the acceleration of technology is transforming smart packaging...

2 days ago

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: The propaganda of optimism
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: The propaganda of optimism

If South Africa is reality, then Malta is wonderland. Or vice versa, as I've discovered on a visit back to the old country...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 3 days ago

BWA announces finalists for Regional Business Woman of the Year Awards
BWA announces finalists for Regional Business Woman of the Year Awards

The Businesswomen's Association (BWA) in Cape Town has announced 17 finalists for its annual Regional Business Woman of the Year Awards (RBWOYA)...

3 days ago

Fabian Frese, CCO at Germany’s Kolle Rebbe and this year's Loeries film, radio and audio jury president.
#Loeries2018: "How will technology impact this year's ideas?" - Fabian Frese

I chatted to the international jury presidents ahead of the upcoming Loeries Creative Week. Next in the series is Fabian Frese, chief creative officer at Germany's Kolle Rebbe and this year's Loeries film, radio and audio jury president...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Feature image: Drew de F Fawkes via Flickr (CC 2.0 BY), on
Robbie Williams (and his World Cup middle finger) spikes Google Search traffic

If you were expecting Will Smith to open the 2018 World Cup in Russia this evening, don't worry, we were, too...

By Andy Walker 3 days ago

Black Friday: Sow now, reap later
Black Friday: Sow now, reap later

There's no doubt that Black Friday (and the subsequent Cyber Monday) has firmly embedded itself as part of the local sales cycle. With the annual shopping frenzy only due in November, it does not mean that marketers should not be preparing already...

By Grant Fleming 3 days ago

Absa's 'black tax' tweet offends clients, competitors capitalise
Absa's 'black tax' tweet offends clients, competitors capitalise

#Newswatch: Absa tweeted out an offensive poll on 'black tax', outraging numerous clients, many of whom have since threatened to leave the bank and move to Nedbank and Capitec...

3 days ago

Twitter Delinquent Disorder (TDD)
Twitter Delinquent Disorder (TDD)

A new epidemic is fast spreading across the globe. It is known as Twitter Delinquent Disorder (TDD) - and it kills reputations in less than 280 characters...

By Howard Feldman 3 days ago

Molefi Thulo, creative director at Ogilvy Johannesburg and Cannes Lions 2018 radio and audio awarding juror. Image © –
#CannesLions2018: "Creatives can solve business problems and life issues" - Molefi Thulo

The 2018 Cannes Lions Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity kicks off on Monday! We boost the excitement with insights from Molefi Thulo, creative director at Ogilvy Johannesburg, currently in transit to Cannes to take on his role this year as radio and audio awarding juror...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

The biggest social media event of all time is on this June
The biggest social media event of all time is on this June

The kick-off of the first match in the world's most anticipated football tournament this June will also signal the start of what will likely be the biggest mobile and social media event the world has ever seen. It's an unprecedented opportunity for marketers to engage with people about a subject they are truly passionate about...

By Elizma Nolte 3 days ago

B2B marketing misconceptions, exclusive interview w/ Tom Stein
B2B marketing misconceptions, exclusive interview w/ Tom Stein

Jessica Tennant interviews Tom Stein, chairman and CCO of Stein IAS to find out what delegates can expect from his talk at B2B Marketing Africa in Johannesburg on Tuesday, 19 June and his view of the B2B marketing landscape from a global perspective...

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

SA youth's favourite brands revealed in 2018 Sunday Times Generation Next survey
SA youth's favourite brands revealed in 2018 Sunday Times Generation Next survey

The 2018 Sunday Times Generation Next youth survey announced the top performing brands the at the highly anticipated Sunday Times Generation Next Awards that took place in Sandton on Thursday, 14 June.

3 days ago

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