Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25
Bizcommunity.com has now expanded its operations into 16 new sectors and will soon venture into another 17, providing a whole new range of target audiences for advertisers. The most critical aspect of this is the quality of content and this is a formal invitation to you to become a recognised contributor on Bizcommunity.
Issued by Bizcommunity.com 3 Oct 2011 14:57
Scan Display was contracted by Conference Systems Namibia to build 2,600m² of meeting rooms, 1,500m² of office space and 600m² of exhibition space for the 11th Conference of Parties to the Convention to Combat Desertification (COP11 UNCCD).
Issued by Scan Display 25 Sep 2013 09:43
The DFM takes place from 19-22 July 2013 during the Durban International Film Festival and promises an exciting programme of masterclasses and networking opportunities.
10 Jun 2013 10:40
As a display specialist, Scan Display is renowned for its beautiful custom-designed and crafted exhibition stands. At this year's Markex Gauteng show, Scan plans to deliver its largest self-branded exhibition stand yet - with an 84m² foot print.
Issued by Scan Display 27 May 2013 09:46
An expo aimed at creating awareness around the various opportunities Mozambique has to offer will have its first show at the LA Sport Action Track in Capital Park, Pretoria 15-16 September 2012.
6 Sep 2012 10:49
Practical Publishing is said to be all geared up for the International Sign Africa and Africa Print Expo taking place from 22-24 August 2012 at Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. This expo is aimed at providing business opportunities, equipment and consumables relating to the printing and signage industries.
14 Aug 2012 13:41
The third edition of the Good Living Expo, set to take place from 21-23 September 2012 at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC), Zimbabwe, is now calling on potential exhibitors to book stands.
14 Aug 2012 12:26
Africa's premier music industry event, the Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition, has called on conference papers and showcase submissions for the annual event which takes place 5-7 September 2012 in Newtown, Johannesburg, South Africa.
23 Apr 2012 13:43
At the recent 2012 World Press Photo Awards, two African photographers won three awards.
22 Feb 2012 10:47
Bizcommunity.com - South Africa's largest online B2B publisher - is set to grow even more with the introduction of 16 new content channels, with weekly newsletters, as from last week Tuesday, 20 September 2011.
Issued by Bizcommunity.com 20 Sep 2011 15:45
MILAN, ITALY: Design Indaba magazine and website, together with MINI SA, has announced a media partnership with the Ventura Lambrate design district at the Milan Furniture Fair from 12-17 April 2011.
15 Apr 2011 06:02
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The final speakers have been confirmed for the fifth Festival of Media Global in Montreux.
5 Apr 2011 07:48
Traditional Sierra Leone prints worn by ex-slaves and Nigeria's colourful ankara cloth embellished with sequins and flowing European silk made a potent combination on the Lagos catwalk this weekend.
18 Mar 2011 08:58
NEW YORK, US / CAPE TOWN, SA: 140 BBDO (formerly Net#work BBDO Cape Town) ECD Ivan Johnson was recently in New York judging the Art Directors Club 90th annual awards advertising entries. As the only judge from South Africa on the multi-national jury panel, he answers a few questions on what really lurks behind the golden statue or the gilt-edged frame.
16 Mar 2011 11:45
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: OMD and Starcom lead the agency networks in the shortlist for the Festival of Media Awards 2011. Ogilvy Johannesburg has been shortlisted for its South Africa Tourism campaign.
14 Mar 2011 12:27
DUBAI, UAE: For the third year, the Dubai International Advertising Festival is joining forces with Leo Burnett to form a dedicated Academy for 20 students from across the Middle East and North Africa, offering a unique intensive three-day educational programme during the regional annual advertising and communications festival that will take place next month.
23 Feb 2011 12:01
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The Festival of Media Global 2011 launches a brand new initiative in a bid to find the most exciting new media businesses in the world. The Media Accelerator Program (MAP) will be reaching out to the global community of media innovators to find those new companies who are set to most impact the sector in the coming years. Who will be the next Twitter or Facebook that will revolutionise the way we market to our customers?
23 Feb 2011 10:33
The sixth Maputo International Advertising Festival will take place from 25-27 May 2011, AMEP - the Mozambican Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations Association announced yesterday. The festival recognises advertising agencies, producers and communications companies worldwide especially from Africa and the Indian Ocean regions.
23 Feb 2011 07:22
SINGAPORE: The organisers of Spikes Asia have announced that the 2011 Festival will take place 18-20 September and will return to the Suntec, Singapore, with the awards ceremony taking place at the Esplanade Theatre.
21 Feb 2011 10:54
LISBON, PORTUGAL: The 4th Eurobest Advertising Festival, one of Europe's leading awards and annual events for creative advertising and communications, will be held from 28-30 November this year in Lisbon, Portugal.
9 Feb 2011 09:03
The Loerie Awards Travelling Exhibition will open at CityVarsity in Cape Town on 14 February 2011. The exhibition, sponsored by Adobe, showcases winning work from The 32nd Annual Loerie Awards (2010) in a gallery format. It will stop at educational institutions, expos, museums and public spaces in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia.
2 Feb 2011 10:18
Co-organised and co-produced by Mali's Ministry of Culture and l'Institut français, the Bamako Encounters Biennial has been held every two years since 1994, focusing on issues in contemporary photography and video in Africa. This year's event runs from 5 November - 5 December 2011. The organisers have opened the event for applications from artists.
25 Jan 2011 10:10
LONDON, UK: Cannes Lions registrations are now open and delegates wishing to attend the 58th International Festival of Creativity, to be held in Cannes 19-25 June 2011, can register online at www.canneslions.com.
12 Jan 2011 09:44
The Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) will present the fourth Hospitality Investment Conference Africa (HICA) taking place in Johannesburg from 31 October to 2 November 2010. The conference programme will explore investment opportunities in the African context, challenges faced by the hospitality sector and review international trends and best practice.
8 Sep 2010 08:02
JOHANNESBURG, SA: At least 35 countries will be represented by the 337 companies exhibiting at the Southern African International Trade Exhibition (SAITEX) from 25 to 27 July. Many will be there as part of trade delegations from participating nations or regions. Under the auspices of embassies and trade federations, exhibitors will present a rich variety of products reflecting key exports of these countries.
21 Jul 2010 12:26
The Loeries Travelling Exhibition is at Vega, 8-14 April 2010 and at CityVarsity 17-24 April 2010. One of the exhibition's goals is to educate audiences, and Adobe will be hosting complimentary workshops at both venues. These deep dive sessions are an introduction to new and enhanced features in the product, hosted by Learning Curve, an authorised education reseller. The workshops are a must-attend for students, photographers and all creative professionals.
1 Apr 2010 11:07
A comprehensive version of the Cape Town and Western Cape tourism experience, complemented by the colourful sounds of the DSix Ghoema Minstrels, is being marketed at the Namibia Tourism Expo this week (27 - 30 May 2009) in Windhoek - an event attended by 15 301 people last year.
28 May 2009 14:16
The first annual Kenya Trade Fair and Conference will take place 19 - 21 September 2008 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. The initiative aims to create an ongoing platform and environment to build business linkages between South Africa and Kenya through expanded trade and business development opportunities for both countries.
10 Jul 2008 14:20
More than R120 million has been set aside to upgrade the Nasrec precinct south of Johannesburg's city centre to support the hosting of the International Broadcast Centre (IBC) during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.
By Bathandwa Mbola 22 Apr 2008 10:50
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