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Firefly Millward Brown launches in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - Millward Brown
Firefly Millward Brown launches in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Millward Brown, a global leader in brand, media and communications research, has announced the launch of Firefly Millward Brown, its qualitative practice, in Saudi Arabia.

Issued by Millward Brown 18 Sep 2014 12:44

Loeries Creative Week Cape Town - Let the judging begin
Loeries Creative Week Cape Town - Let the judging begin

The day has at last arrived - judging at the 36th Annual Loeries started this morning. Brands and agencies who are waiting in anticipation will finally know if they're in the running to get an elusive Loerie in the hand.

Issued by The Loeries 15 Sep 2014 12:35

Investing for impact has rapidly expanded into the mainstream - UCT Graduate School of Business
Investing for impact has rapidly expanded into the mainstream

The 2014 African Investing for Impact Barometer was released on 9 September in Cape Town. Its message: investing for impact is on the rise in both South Africa and Nigeria. The financial industry is already abuzz with talk about the trend, and the Barometer is here to clarify what the talk really means.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 15 Sep 2014 11:00

Mortimer Harvey expands into Africa, Middle East, offering full go-to-market services - Mortimer Harvey
Mortimer Harvey expands into Africa, Middle East, offering full go-to-market services

Mortimer Harvey, a Johannesburg-based, full-service, integrated communications agency, has announced its expansion into Africa and the Middle East with the launch of Mortimer Harvey Africa Middle East and the opening of a regional office in Cairo, Egypt.

Issued by Mortimer Harvey 15 Sep 2014 09:43

The Standard Bank MMA Smarties Awards announces winners - Mobile Marketing Association
The Standard Bank MMA Smarties Awards announces winners

South Africa's mobile industry has announced its inaugural Smarties™ Awards winners, showcasing South African mobile and integrated success stories.

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 11 Sep 2014 11:38

Five critical factors to consider when expanding into Africa - Knowledge Resources
Five critical factors to consider when expanding into Africa

Before your organisation embarks on expanding into Africa, you have to consider some critical factors such as marketing barriers, government policies on foreign investment, legislation and most importantly human capital developments.

Issued by Knowledge Resources 9 Sep 2014 10:24

The Loeries Creativity Q&A: Insights from Facebook Creative Head, Rob Newlan - London
The Loeries Creativity Q&A: Insights from Facebook Creative Head, Rob Newlan - London

In this week's exclusive Loeries Creativity Q&A series for Bizcommunity.com, Beverley Klein chats to Rob Newlan, Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa, Facebook Creative Shop.

Issued by The Loeries 9 Sep 2014 09:53

Johan Walters
Augment your marketing mix

We all know that traditional marketing has evolved significantly. Having worked in the digital marketing industry for over a decade, I've seen new media continue to develop considerably and introduce Augmented Reality (AR) marketing. It's important to know how AR marketing fits into the marketing mix, and how it can benefit your brand - With new media comes the need to learn new techniques and it's time to get on board.

By Johan Walters, Issued by Digital Narrative 3 Sep 2014 10:11

Opportunities and challenges of PR in Africa - P and P Communications
Opportunities and challenges of PR in Africa

There is no doubt that Africa has taken center-stage in terms of global investment and expansion of operations. The African economic growth story presents opportunities for a multitude of marketing and communications disciplines, including PR. However, exploiting the Africa business opportunities carries a degree of challenges, which need to be understood within the broader context of operating in Africa. At a PRISA networking breakfast, Trish Pichulik reports back on Vincent Magwenya's experiences on building the Magna Carta network on the continent with his knowledge of the general operating conditions in Africa.

Issued by P and P Communications 2 Sep 2014 12:20

The Loeries Creativity Q&A: Insights from Unilever marketing guru Yaw Nsarkoh
The Loeries Creativity Q&A: Insights from Unilever marketing guru Yaw Nsarkoh

In this week's exclusive Loeries Creativity Q&A series for Bizcommunity.com, Sindy Peters chats to Yaw Nsarkoh, MD of Unilever Nigeria.

Issued by The Loeries 2 Sep 2014 09:02

UCT broadens access, across Africa - thousands more opportunities for postgraduate diplomas - GetSmarter
UCT broadens access, across Africa - thousands more opportunities for postgraduate diplomas

The University of Cape Town (UCT) has announced that it has launched a suite of online postgraduate diplomas, as part of a strategic initiative that will enable students across South Africa and the rest of the African continent to study with high-touch interactive support - anytime, anywhere.

Issued by GetSmarter 1 Sep 2014 11:20

The way Foreword for content marketing
The way Foreword for content marketing

Content marketing has become a necessity within most marketing plans, the purpose being to help build a long-term relationship with your customer by creating, curating and distributing content that adds value to their lives, which in turn drives your business goals. Candice Claassen, content marketing specialist and founder of newly launched content marketing company, Foreword, explains why it's so important to have a good content marketing strategy in place and how it adds value to the traditional marketing mix, the steps to follow to get it right, and how to measure how well your strategy is working.

Issued by Foreword 1 Sep 2014 08:26

South Africa's Best Liked Ads - Millward Brown
South Africa's Best Liked Ads

Millward Brown announces South Africa's Best Liked Ads for Q1&2 2014. For over 30 years now, Millward Brown's Best Liked Ads list celebrates the country's favourite TV commercials. These are the ads that are most liked by the South African audience, whom the company believes to be the most important critics, as it they who ultimately choose to buy your brand or not.

Issued by Millward Brown 28 Aug 2014 09:15

Continental Outdoor continues to dominate Africa's DOOH growth! - Continental Outdoor
Continental Outdoor continues to dominate Africa's DOOH growth!

Continental Outdoor is leading the way in paving South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa's roads, commuter and consumer convergence areas with digital advertising screens. It is fast expanding its network across Africa into airports, malls, on escalators, bars and restaurants, and onto roadside!

Issued by Continental Outdoor 27 Aug 2014 12:28

Footnote Summit, Africa's largest digital publishing event, expands into Kenya
Footnote Summit, Africa's largest digital publishing event, expands into Kenya

Since its launch in 2013, Footnote Summit has been established as Africa's largest digital publishing event. Individuals and companies associated with the publishing industry from all over the world come together to discuss topical issues and the latest innovations affecting the entire publishing sector.

Issued by Footnote Summit 27 Aug 2014 11:34

Mobile Web Africa returns to Johannesburg and promises to drive progress and raise the bar again
Mobile Web Africa returns to Johannesburg and promises to drive progress and raise the bar again

Mobile Web Africa is returning to South Africa in a few weeks' time. The organisers, All Amber, have announced numerous new measures, key partnerships and organised a superb venue, all of which support the objective of setting a new standard of excellence for technology conferences on the continent. Mobile Web Africa will be held on 10 and 11 September at the spectacular Randlords in Johannesburg.

Issued by All Amber 27 Aug 2014 10:42

The Loeries Creativity Q&A: Insights from the creator of "Dumb ways to die" Patrick Baron, ECD of McCann Australia
The Loeries Creativity Q&A: Insights from the creator of "Dumb ways to die" Patrick Baron, ECD of McCann Australia

In this week's exclusive Loeries Creativity Q&A series for Bizcommunity.com, Jessica Taylor chats to Patrick Baron, Executive Creative Director of McCann Australia.

Issued by The Loeries 26 Aug 2014 15:43

MetropolitanRepublic and MTN Uganda win at Digital Impact Awards Africa - MetropolitanRepublic
MetropolitanRepublic and MTN Uganda win at Digital Impact Awards Africa

MetropolitanRepublic and mobile telecommunications provider MTN Uganda took several awards at the inaugural Digital Impact Awards Africa, held in Kampala, Uganda, on Thursday 21 August 2014.

Issued by MetropolitanRepublic 26 Aug 2014 11:34

OAM's Justin Clarke nominated for EY World Entrepreneur award - Private Property
OAM's Justin Clarke nominated for EY World Entrepreneur award

One Africa Media (OAM) CEO Justin Clarke has been honoured with a nomination as a finalist in the southern Africa chapter of the EY World Entrepreneur Awards for 2014 in the emerging category, paying tribute to a man who co-founded the Private Property brand - which is now considered South Africa's leading real estate portal.

Issued by Private Property 21 Aug 2014 10:27

AppCircus partners with Intel and Mobile Web Africa to find the best apps in southern Africa
AppCircus partners with Intel and Mobile Web Africa to find the best apps in southern Africa

AppCircus@Mobile Web Africa will be taking place in Johannesburg on 11 September in conjunction with the region's leading mobile industry event: Mobile Web Africa. The competition is sponsored by Intel and will gather together the region's top mobile developers to showcase their latest app creations.

Issued by All Amber 18 Aug 2014 12:21

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