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SA tops Midas Awards 2013 Award Winners

NEW YORK CITY, US: The Midas Awards World's Best Financial Advertising has announced the 2013 award winners - and so often, South Africa was well represented among the winners.

20 Dec 2013 06:52


D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013 11:05


Festival of Media: What's all the Buzz about?

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: In an exclusive interview BuzzFeed's president and COO, Jon Steinberg sits down with the Host and CEO of The Valley Girl Show, Jesse Draper.

5 Apr 2013 09:14


WEF Strategic Dialogue - Future South Caucasus, Central Asia: Media accreditation open

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Media accreditation opens for the World Economic Forum Strategic Dialogue on the Future of the South Caucasus and Central Asia.

12 Mar 2013 09:13


Festival of Media Global 2013: THE BRAVES Awards

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Have you entered yet? This is your chance to shine and promote your best work as part of the prestigious Festival of Media Global Awards.

27 Feb 2013 08:15


Festival of Media Global: First agency judges announced

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: We are delighted to announce the first judges from media agencies have been confirmed for The Festival of Media Global Awards 2013.

15 Feb 2013 12:56


Festival of Media Global 2013: New award - BRAVES award for Best Branded Entertainment

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Following the launch of THE BRAVES last year, the event's organisers say they are pleased to announce that the awards will now be integrated into the Festival of Media Global Awards.

8 Feb 2013 10:46


Festival of Media Global: Agency Jeopardy is back

MONTREUX, SWTIZERLAND: Agency Jeopardy is back! The event organisers have unveiled the first five sessions that will shape The Festival of Media Global 2013 conference agenda. Last year's Agency Jeopardy session included debate with Jack Klues, Mainardo de Nardis and Stephen Allan - with Steve King winning the prize! In 2013, questions will be set exclusively by the World Federation of Advertisers.

26 Jan 2013 12:44


Festival of Media Global: Early bird deadline today!

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The Festival of Media Global Awards are a recognised gold-standard for the global media industry and are open to everyone involved in advertising. They are designed to allow you to showcase the innovative and creative campaigns you master-minded in 2012.

11 Jan 2013 08:49


Festival of Media: Theme announced - from content to commerce

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: In about five years' time, the amount of money spent online in the developed world will surpass expenditure in physical locations. These bricks and mortar retail transactions are being assisted by recommendation engines, content experiences and social comment.

24 Dec 2012 08:48


Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance

NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.

21 Dec 2012 08:23


Festival of Media: All the winners

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The moment you've been waiting for... The winners of this year's Festival of Media Global Awards were announced at a grand awards ceremony on 17 April.

20 Apr 2012 08:00


NYF International TV & Film Awards announces 2012 winners at NAB

NEW YORK, US: The 55th New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, announced this year's winning entries at the 2012 awards ceremony on Tuesday, 17 April at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas. Geoffrey Mason, senior production specialist for ESPN, was awarded the NYF Television & Film Awards Lifetime Achievement Award.

19 Apr 2012 08:02


MediaCom is Festival of Media's Global Network of the Year 2012

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: MediaCom has been named Network of The Year at the 2012 Global Festival of Media Awards. The agency took the title after winning five awards and being highly commended for four other campaigns. MediaCom's work for Norway's Anti-Racism Centre was also named Campaign of the Year.

19 Apr 2012 07:45


Festival of Media second-day highlights

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Pepsico CMO Salman Amin opened Day 2 of the Festival of Media and urged agencies not to bring him any media plans but to bring him "amazing stories, insights and ideas."

18 Apr 2012 10:13


Festival of Media first-day highlights

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Speakers from Barclays, Amazon, Kellogg's and SCA took to the stage on Day One at the Festival of Media 2012 to address around 700 delegates in Montreux, Switzerland.

17 Apr 2012 09:57


Festival of Media: Showcase Theatre returns

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The organisers have announced the return of the Showcase Theatre in which various partners will take to the stage to present thought-provoking sessions as part of the overall conference.

10 Apr 2012 10:03


Festival of Media - two days left to enter

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Are you an innovative new media company? Do you want to get your business in front of the most senior decision makers in global marketing and media? If the answer is yes then enter M.A.P. (Media Accelerator Programme) now.

3 Apr 2012 11:26


Festival of Media releases final agenda

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The organisers of the event have announced the final agenda for The Festival of Media Global Awards 2012.

29 Mar 2012 11:03


Festival of Media announces Global Awards shortlist

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The organizers of the event have announced the shortlist for The Festival of Media Global Awards 2012.

16 Mar 2012 06:51


WRC concludes with 'far-reaching' decisions for sector

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: The World Radiocommunications Conference 2012 (WRC-12) has concluded with - in the words of one participant - "far-reaching" decisions for the entire telecom and broadcasting sector.

13 Mar 2012 10:27


M.A.P. returns to Montreux

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Launched in 2011, M.A.P. (Media Accelerator Programme) is a unique scheme designed to match innovative new media companies to the most senior decision makers in global marketing and media.

9 Mar 2012 08:40


Festival of Media Global 2012 - agenda

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Join the festival's speakers to discuss the agenda theme.

1 Mar 2012 09:24


Festival of Media 2012: first brand speakers announced

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The organisers of the Festival of Media 2012 has have announced the first six brand speakers - with more to come. Collectively, the six brand speakers represent over US$5bn in media expenditure worldwide. Can you afford to miss them or the Festival of Media 2012 in Montreux?

2 Feb 2012 12:27


Festival of Media 2012: SA represented in judging panel

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Newly confirmed members of the judging panel include South Africa's Chris Botha (The MediaShop), Jakob Kalkar (Carlsberg), Gerhard Louw (Deutsche Telekom), Melanie Varley (MEC), Frederic Joseph (ZenithOptimedia), Nick Vale (Maxus), Nikolas Badminton (DDB Canada) and Vishnu Mohan (MPG). More judges will be announced soon.

1 Feb 2012 12:06


Global radio experts float new mobile phone standard

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Global radio experts have approved radio standards that are to usher in a new mobile phone operating system to replace third generation or 3G technology, the International Telecommunication Union has announced.

31 Jan 2012 10:03


Festival of Media 2012: First judges confirmed

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The new judges join the 2012 chair of the jury Michael Donnelly, group director of worldwide interactive marketing from The Coca-Cola Company to decide the best in class for the Festival of Media Global Awards.

25 Jan 2012 10:10


Festival of Media Global Awards 2012 announces jury chair

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Michael Donnelly, group director, worldwide interactive marketing, The Coca-Cola Company has been confirmed as the chair of the jury for The Festival of Media Global Awards 2012.

18 Jan 2012 11:10


Festival of Media Global 2012 for Montreux

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The Festival of Media Global will once again take place in Montreux, Switzerland, between 15-17 April 2012. it is intended that the agenda for next year's event will include a plenary agenda.

24 Nov 2011 11:26


FIFA U-20 World Cup media accreditation closes today

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND: FIFA is reminding media representatives wishing to cover the FIFA U-20 World Cup that the media accreditation process via the FIFA Media Channel will close on Wednesday, 15 June.

15 Jun 2011 08:51

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