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Jerry Mpufane
#Newsmaker: M&C Saatchi Abel's Mpufane to lead the Bookmarks 2018

M&C Saatchi Johannesburg Group chairman Jerry Mpufane succeeds John Dixon as jury president of the IAB Bookmarks Awards, which celebrates its 10th year of ‘rewarding excellence in digital and recognising the powerful impact interactive has on the overall marketing mix'...

By Jessica Tennant 10 hours ago

Big winner of the night Ogilvy, on stage for their best digital agency award.
All the 2017 IAB Bookmark Award winners!

Ogilvy was recognised as the best agency, with the KFC brand, one of its clients, recognised as the brand of the year at the IAB Bookmark Awards 2017, held at The Galleria in Sandton...

By Danette Breitenbach 16 Mar 2017

#IABDigitalSummit2017: The art of knowing me - moving towards personalisation
#IABDigitalSummit2017: The art of knowing me - moving towards personalisation

The scene is being set for an era where personalisation is back in customer service...

By Danette Breitenbach 16 Mar 2017

A connected digital society is critical for Africa to thrive
A connected digital society is critical for Africa to thrive

Technology developments have had a profound effect on emerging economies in Africa. The widespread adoption of mobile phones in particular has seen a proliferation of new and innovative ways for businesses to reach and engage their customers, and for governments to provide services to their citizens...

By Lee Naik 10 Mar 2017

[IAB Digital Summit 2016] The sting in the tail
The sting in the tail

The digital world is part of our lives and it is fun, but it has a sting in its tail as many who have innocently shared their information in this world have discovered...

By Danette Breitenbach 7 Mar 2016

Ros Atkins ©
Authenticity in digital publishing

Ros Atkins has hosted coverage of many major stories around the world for BBC News, including the death of Nelson Mandela, Barack Obama's first election victory and inauguration, the football World Cups in Germany and South Africa, the Charles Taylor verdict, the London Olympic Games and Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee celebrations...

By Ann Nurock 7 Mar 2016

Guy Phillipson
The UK's digital ad dominance

Guy Phillipson took over as CEO of Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) in January 2005 when UK online ad revenues totaled just £825 million...

By Ann Nurock 7 Mar 2016

Buys and Abdinor
IAB native advertising guidelines

The IAB launched its Native Advertising Guidelines at its Digital Summit, which took place on Thursday at Turbine Hall in Johannesburg...

By Danette Breitenbach 4 Mar 2016

L to R, top to bottom: Cinman, Van Zyl, Kalenga, Ascar, Goosen, Harris, Roed and Buys
Driving digital growth

It appears that we are still answering the same questions regarding digital and the growth of digital. This is disappointing, says IAB Chairperson, Jarred Cinman, managing director of NATIVE VML...

By Danette Breitenbach 4 Mar 2016

[Bookmark Awards 2016] Digital agencies still tops at Bookmark Awards
Digital agencies still tops at Bookmark Awards

NATIVE VML took top honours at last night's Bookmark Awards. Held at The Forum in Johannesburg, the agency walked away with the Best Digital Agency in the Special Awards category...

By Danette Breitenbach 4 Mar 2016

Digital impacts all sectors
Digital impacts all sectors

The transition of all businesses to digital is inevitable. Its efficiencies, insights and transformative capabilities can't be ignored...

By Josephine Buys, Issued by IAB South Africa 24 Feb 2016

Is the communications landscape where it needs to be?
Is the communications landscape where it needs to be?

The prestigious Bookmark Awards have been presented annually for the past eight years, honouring the industry's best digital work...

By Kevin Welman 23 Feb 2016

The uncomfortable humanity of digital marketing
The uncomfortable humanity of digital marketing

Today's digital consumer habits cannot be typecast. While we would all embrace a clear causality between our digital campaigns and customers' actions, our innate humanness gets in the way...

By Josephine Buys, Issued by IAB South Africa 19 Feb 2016

Bookmarks Awards reflect a maturing industry
Bookmarks Awards reflect a maturing industry

Winning a Bookmarks Awards is important. It is meaningful for a number of reasons, of which the winning is the least important...

By Danette Breitenbach 23 Feb 2015

Making its (Book)mark
Making its (Book)mark

Last week a total of 13 gold and 34 silver awarded on stage (the 44 bronze winners were announced but not called onto the stage), at the 7th Bookmarks Awards...

By Danette Breitenbach 20 Feb 2015

Q&A with IAB Digital Summit speaker Eyabo Macauley
Q&A with IAB Digital Summit speaker Eyabo Macauley

As part of an exclusive five-part series, Bizcommunity chats to Eyabo Macauley, Head of EMEA Advertising at Shazam, international speaker at the upcoming IAB Digital Summit in Association with BBC.com...

By Eyabo Macauley 16 Feb 2015

Q&A with IAB Digital Summit speaker Dmitry Shishkin
Q&A with IAB Digital Summit speaker Dmitry Shishkin

As part of an exclusive five-part series, Bizcommunity chats to Dmitry Shishkin, BBC Digital Development Editor, international speaker at the upcoming IAB Digital Summit in Association with BBC.com...

By Dmitry Shishkin 13 Feb 2015

Q&A with IAB Digital Summit speaker David Doty
Q&A with IAB Digital Summit speaker David Doty

As part of an exclusive five-part series, Bizcommunity chats to David Doty, Executive Vice President of IAB US and international speaker at the upcoming IAB Digital Summit in Association with BBC.com...

By David Doty 11 Feb 2015

Q&A with IAB Digital Summit speaker Zeinab Badawi
Q&A with IAB Digital Summit speaker Zeinab Badawi

As part of an exclusive five-part series, Bizcommunity chats to Zeinab Badawi, presenter of BBC World News, international speaker at the upcoming IAB Digital Summit in Association with BBC.com...

By Zeinab Badawi 4 Feb 2015

Q&A with IAB Digital Summit speaker Matthew Bull
Q&A with IAB Digital Summit speaker Matthew Bull

As part of an exclusive five-part series, Bizcommunity chats to Matthew Bull from The Bull White House in New York, international speaker at the upcoming IAB Digital Summit in Association with BBC.com...

By Matthew Bull 28 Jan 2015

[The Bookmarks 2013]: Biz Takeouts at the Awards
: Biz Takeouts at the Awards

On 14 November 2013, the Artscape in Cape Town played host to the annual Bookmarks Awards. The awards showcase digital talent in South Africa and celebrate great work within the industry. (video)

By Warren Harding 18 Nov 2013

[The Bookmarks 2013]: Cresting the digital wave
: Cresting the digital wave

The Bookmarks Awards, honouring the most measurable and meaningful creative work in the digital land was held at the Artscape theatre in Cape Town last night 14 November 2013.

By Terry Levin 15 Nov 2013

[The Bookmarks 2013]: Judges' comments on entries for 2013 awards
: Judges' comments on entries for 2013 awards

The Bookmarks workshop in Johannesburg on 12 November, hosted a discussion by some of the judges of the awards, which take place in Cape Town on 14 November.

By Danette Breitenbach 13 Nov 2013

[The Bookmarks 2013]: This year's big predictions
: This year's big predictions

A couple of days away from the 6th edition of The Bookmarks Awards I've attempted the impossible and taken a stab, as no one was either stupid or brave enough to do, at predicting this year's big winners.

By Ben Wagner 12 Nov 2013

[The Bookmarks 2013]: Q&A with Bookmarks chair, Nikki Cockcroft
: Q&A with Bookmarks chair, Nikki Cockcroft

On digital goddesses, role models and looking hot! Nikki Cockcroft kindly takes time out of her busy schedule as a mom and chair of the Bookmarks Awards to answer our questions.

By Terry Levin 8 Nov 2013

[The Bookmarks 2013]: Q&A with Bookmarks judge Laura Jordan Bambach
: Q&A with Bookmarks judge Laura Jordan Bambach

Bookmarks Awards 2013 judge, visiting creative director and multi-award winner, Laura Jordan Bambach chatted to me about life in the digital 'verse.

By Terry Levin 6 Nov 2013

Dixon on the Bookmarks
Dixon on the Bookmarks

Terry Levin interviews Financial Mail Agency Leader of the Year 2012, Draftfcb CEO John Dixon in advance of his role as Jury President of the Bookmarks Awards.

By Terry Levin 24 Oct 2013

Jordan Scott
The Bookmarks Awards: Hollywood Glamour... and the winners are...

Held at the Artscape, it was like stepping into a scene from the Oscar's. Everyone was dressed to the nines and the bubbles flowed as the who's who of the advertising world rubbed shoulders and waited in anticipation to see who would come out on top.

By Jordan Scott 5 Nov 2012

[Bookmarks 2011] The geeks have the floor
The geeks have the floor

On Thursday, 10 November 2011, the fourth annual Bookmarks Awards, the digital industries awards evening and back-slap, was a vast improvement over last year's chaotic event (read Award-show behaving badly), when several hundred hangers-on crashed the awards evening and the MC Don Packett lost control and his cool.

By Herman Manson 11 Nov 2011

Africa finally gets to tell its story - Africa.com founder Teresa Clarke
Africa finally gets to tell its story - Africa.com founder Teresa Clarke

Teresa Clarke, the chairman and CEO of Africa.com which she launched in 2010, visited South Africa as an international judge at the Bookmarks Awards that took place on Thursday, 9 November 2011, in Cape Town. Bizcommunity.com spoke to her about her company, Bookmarks entries, and emerging trends.

By Herman Manson 8 Nov 2011

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