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South Africa's film industry boosted with production of Top Actor SA - Kagiso Media
South Africa's film industry boosted with production of Top Actor SA

The country's newest reality show, Top Actor South Africa, is not only a springboard for upcoming actors, but international co-production is facilitating skills transfer to others in the industry. The show, a collaboration between Urban Brew Studios and Viacom International Media Networks Africa, airs exclusively on BET (DStv channel 129) every Thursday and sees twelve up and coming actors battle it out on camera for the inaugural title of "Top Actor".

Issued by Kagiso Media 27 May 2015 12:55

Back-to-back win for Grey in The Times Creative Challenge - Grey
Back-to-back win for Grey in The Times Creative Challenge

Quick thinking and fast turnaround has secured Grey Africa two consecutive days of free print and digital media space in The Times' Creative Challenge. The competition opens up agencies to the opportunity to secure exposure every day in The Times print edition, and on www.timeslive.co.za, rewarding the most creative execution of a trending news or social topic.

Issued by Grey 27 May 2015 12:46

IABC Africa introduces incoming chair - IABC Africa Region
IABC Africa introduces incoming chair

The Africa Region of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) is proud to announce its incoming regional chairperson for the 2015 to 2016 term. Carol Allers will succeed chairperson Daniel Munslow, currently servicing his 24-month term.

Issued by IABC Africa Region 27 May 2015 12:46

Confidence the magic ingredient to boost the numbers of women in business - UCT Graduate School of Business
Confidence the magic ingredient to boost the numbers of women in business

As the amended Employment Equity Act takes effect, the pressure on business to increase the percentage of women in leadership is on. One way to achieve this, research suggests, is to invest in ways to develop confidence in women.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 27 May 2015 12:23

Is SA's 'low-carb' hype starving carb sales? - Insight Survey
Is SA's 'low-carb' hype starving carb sales?

This is the question on everyone's lips.

Issued by Insight Survey 27 May 2015 12:12

Digital agencies - How to choose? - NXT\
Digital agencies - How to choose?

Agencies these days; they're innovators, fully integrated, omni-channel and multi-funnel. They've also been 'disrupting' things, long before Eskom dominated that party.

By Tarah Darge, Issued by NXT\ 27 May 2015 11:48

Joe Public to participate in the growth of female creatives at Cannes - Joe Public
Joe Public to participate in the growth of female creatives at Cannes

Joe Public's Katherine Glover has been selected to attend the Cannes "See It Be It" 2015 initiative. See It Be It is a project that was initiated by Cannes in 2014 to highlight the existence of very talented creative women in the industry, accelerate their careers, expose the powers women bring to the work, and encourage agencies to nurture women's careers from the inside.

Issued by Joe Public 27 May 2015 11:25

Destiny Man - getting bolder and even more distinguished! - Ndalo Media
Destiny Man - getting bolder and even more distinguished!

As a publication that's been offering practical business and lifestyle content for bold, distinguished and independently minded men since July 2009, Destiny Man developed itself as a household name under the leadership of former Editor, Kojo Baffoe. Like every brand that's in the business of creating its own destiny, a season of renewal is necessary to keep Destiny Man top of mind, in touch with business and lifestyle trend and relevant to its diverse reader base.

By Onke Dumeko, Issued by Ndalo Media 27 May 2015 11:20

Increased efficiency for the 15th Annual African Utility Week (Clean Power Africa) - Gearhouse SA
Increased efficiency for the 15th Annual African Utility Week (Clean Power Africa)

The Annual African Utility Week and Clean Power Africa, hosted at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from the 12 to the 14th May 2015, is the industry's only global meeting place, conference and trade exhibition for African power and water utility professionals.

Issued by Gearhouse SA 27 May 2015 10:41

The ultimate compact Vending Trolley solution - Right Stuff
The ultimate compact Vending Trolley solution

Brand promotion and awareness comes in a dynamite package, in the form of super-compact, lightweight and branded Vending Trolleys. The Vending Trolley is perfect for beaches and concert venues, where customers are plentiful. They fulfill the need for instant sales when shops are either too far away or inaccessible due to large crowds.

Issued by Right Stuff 27 May 2015 10:12

Third Annual Youth Marketing Strategy Conference - Branded Youth
Third Annual Youth Marketing Strategy Conference

When: 25 & 26 June Where: The Maslow Hotel, Sandton, Johannesburg

Issued by Branded Youth 26 May 2015 14:40

A journey through tea - Egg Films
A journey through tea

Sunu takes South Africans into the life cycle of tea in the latest offering for Freshpak Rooibos

Issued by Egg Films 26 May 2015 13:49

Sugar The Agency cracks it as a finalist at the Prague International Advertising Festival Awards Ceremony
Sugar The Agency cracks it as a finalist at the Prague International Advertising Festival Awards Ceremony

Sugar The Agency, a Durban-based agency with a satellite office in Johannesburg, was contacted by the committee of the Prague International Advertising Festival (PIAF) to submit their XPANDA '8 o clock movie" TV commercial into the category of 'Storytelling through TV' for the awards at the PIAF.

Issued by Sugar The Agency 26 May 2015 13:33

Creative and strategic expert headlining at EXSA Conference - EXSA
Creative and strategic expert headlining at EXSA Conference

EXSA is delighted to announce that Andrew Ross will be speaking at their annual conference which takes place on Monday 8th and Tuesday 9th of June at the prestigious CSIR ICC, Pretoria.

Issued by EXSA 26 May 2015 13:18

Jumpin Jax ensures engagement for Lakeside Mall - PocketMedia
Jumpin Jax ensures engagement for Lakeside Mall

Primedia Lifestyle Marketing Services selected a PocketMedia® Solutions' Jumpin Jax - an innovative marketing product with a zip strip on a small cardboard envelope that's torn open for two small squares to pop out and surprise the opener - for its client, Lakeside Mall, Benoni, to use as part of the mall's Dress Up Box Campaign.

Issued by PocketMedia 26 May 2015 12:59

It's time for recruiters to have their say - Careers24
It's time for recruiters to have their say

There are very specific benefits and challenges in the online recruitment world. This survey invites recruiters to gain valuable insights into the job-posting needs of the recruitment industry. The results will be shared and respondents could win a free three-month subscription to Careers24.

Issued by Careers24 26 May 2015 12:54

The Tech Issue launched - Student Brands
The Tech Issue launched

Student Brands and Hypertext Media are pleased to announce that the second issue of Student Brands Magazine for 2015 has been published, and is being delivered directly into the hands of learners on campuses around the country.

Issued by Student Brands 26 May 2015 12:34

Destiny elevates career women on the move this June - Ndalo Media
Destiny elevates career women on the move this June

In the spirit of Youth Month this June, Destiny celebrates what a 21-year-old nation can offer women actively involved in the pursuit of realising their destiny through executive educational courses and programmes.

By Onke Dumeko, Issued by Ndalo Media 26 May 2015 11:48

Candice Goodman
It is all in the tactics, effective mobile marketing in Africa

The success of mobile marketing in emerging markets is reliant on a deep understanding of the African consumer; successful engagement is reliant on relevant tactics. The real challenge facing marketers is how to best connect with consumers, to deliver measurable, engaging campaigns. Innovation is key to delivering this, but what does this innovation look like? For innovation to succeed in Africa, it needs to consider that prospective participants are cost conscious, campaigns need to be engaging and relevant.

By Candice Goodman, Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 26 May 2015 11:13