Top company and news stories 12 February 2018 - 12 Feb 2018

[Leigh Andrews]

  • Don't miss the full list of IAB #Bookmarks2018 finalists, announced across a record 74 categories
  • We also get nostalgic about the past decade of Bookmarks with IAB SA CEO, Josephine Buys
  • Johanna McDowell shares how she's bringing SA flair to the Women in Marketing Awards
  • SA wins 12 Midas Gold Ingots at the Midas Awards for the world's best financial advertising
  • I look at campaigning to #DefeatDayZero with King James Group and M&C Saatchi Abel
  • We go #BehindtheSelfie with Nina Pfeiffer, co-owner and executive producer at Tulips and Chimneys
  • #FairnessFirst: I explain why Trudeau will bounce back from #Peoplekind
  • Cannes Lions announces R/GA's Chloe Gottlieb as the new See It Be It ambassador and chair
  • #Loeries2018: CEO Andrew Human reflects on 40 years of Loeries
  • Jessica Tennant chats to #Newsmaker Mandi Fine (CEO of F/NE) on partnering with GlobalHealthPR
  • In #StartupStory, Tennant unpacks web-based creative procurement platform, Playbook
  • Tennant shares Google Kenya's Charles Murito's views on digital advertising and the age of assistance
  • Leigh Andrews Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media SA PS: Don't forget to click through to our #BizTrends2018 special section for the latest predictions for all aspects of the industry, as curated by Louise Marsland. read more

    Top company and news stories 5 February 2018 - 5 Feb 2018

    [Leigh Andrews]

  • #FairnessFirst: #SayYesToLove with Cosmo SA's Laverne Cox cover exclusive!
  • Chris Maroleng is the new COO of the SABC.
  • Makosha Maja-Rasethaba named new partner at M&C Saatchi Abel.
  • I go #BehindtheSelfie with Veli Ngubane, founding partner and chief creative officer at Avatar.
  • Read up on my latest #LoeriesRanking Q&A with King James Group.
  • Entries open for new-look Loeries, celebrating 40 years!
  • #Bookmarks2018 digital jury jabber with Native VML's Jade Amic - 'innovative engineers' chair.
  • #Newcampaigns: Joe Public United's Always campaign, story of a Standard Bank Protea with TBWA.
  • Leigh Andrews Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media SA PS: Don't forget to click through to our #BizTrends2018 special section for the latest predictions for all aspects of the industry, as curated by Louise Marsland. We've had 63 marketing- and media-specific trends-based thought leadership pieces alone, with 226 published across all the Bizcommunity industry portals this time around. read more

    Top company and news stories 29 January 2018 - 29 Jan 2018

    [Leigh Andrews]

    Top company and news stories 22 January 2018 - 22 Jan 2018

    [Leigh Andrews]

  • We kick off Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster's 'South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta' series with an overview of the culture of connection, pertinent as Valletta takes on the mantle of the European Capital of Culture 2018.
  • IAB SA announces its Bookmarks 2018 jury president and chairs
  • Shelley Finch of Handcrafted Brands writes What the Zuck? How to adjust your digital marketing strategy after Facebook's bombshell announcement, while Natalia Rosa of Big Ambitions shares what travel marketers need to know about Facebook's News Feed change
  • Defying tradition: Defy appoints Liquorice as digital and social agency
  • My latest #LoeriesRanking Q&A is a catch-up with Black Bean Productions
  • Lastly, I'll be presenting Meltwater's January webinar, titled 'Winning the war on PR: How to write the perfect press release' from 11am this Friday, 26 January. It's free to attend - you just need an internet connection to join in. read more

  • Top company and news stories 15 January 2018 - 15 Jan 2018

    [Leigh Andrews]

    • ICYMI last week, click through for the latest predictions for all aspects of the industry in our #BizTrends2018 special section. read more

    http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/1/778/171923.html - 8 Jan 2018

    [Leigh Andrews]

    Top company and news stories 8 January 2018

  • #BizTrends2018 launches today! Curated by Louise Marsland, we'll be featuring top predictions for all aspects of the industry throughout the month to help make 2018 your best business year yet.
  • Group CEO James Barty explains how King James - voted as Scopen agency of the year - is hitting the new year running.
  • House of Brave co-founder and ECD Vanessa Pearson explains the true definition of ROI: Return on Investment, Ideas, Insight and Innovation.
  • Jessica Bezuidenhout and Rebecca Davis highlight the 2017 Daily Maverick South African Persons of the Year: The Whistle-blowers.
  • Julia Breakey's 2017 in review series features the public mistakes you smashed on social; the heinous horrors that got you angry; and the year's absolute worst of the worst.
  • I also went #BehindtheSelfie with Ree Treweek, director at female-led animation studio Tulips and Chimneys; Zola Nene, resident chef on SABC3's Expresso and judge for Great SA Bake Off as well as the 2017 Galliova Awards for excellence in food and health writing; and Nthabiseng Lethoko, new associate creative director at Hellocomputer Cape Town.
  • Happy 2018! Leigh Andrews Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media SA read more

    Top company and news stories 18 December 2017 - 18 Dec 2017

    [Leigh Andrews]

  • Brett Morris, FCB Africa Group CEO and group CCO, shares 'six of the best' from the agency's 57-year strong brand relationship with Toyota.
  • I sit down with new #DesignIndaba2018 editor-in-chief Neo Maditla to discover her plans to make the Design Indaba website as popular as its annual festival.
  • I find out about M&N Brands' plans for a pan-African future from group CEO Zibusiso Mkhwanazi, while Jessica Tennant unpacks #Newsmaker Grant Sithole's new role as joint ECD at Avatar. read more

  • Top company and news stories 11 December 2017 - 11 Dec 2017

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    Top company and news stories 4 December 2017 - 4 Dec 2017

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    Top company and news stories 27 November 2017 - 27 Nov 2017

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    Top company and news stories 20 November 2017 - 20 Nov 2017

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    Highlights from the ABCs, Assegais and AfricaCom - 13 Nov 2017

    [Leigh Andrews]

    Highlights from the ABCs, Assegais and AfricaCom

    Last week's top headlines:
    • I reported on my favourite moments from the Adams & Adams #Crammer17, which provided the latest insights into intellectual property based on fascinating case studies.
    • Jessica Tennant covered the Johannesburg leg of the Liberty Radio Awards' latest roadshow. Entries are open for the 8th rendition of the Awards so click through for all the important dates and entry criteria.
    • Adding to our #EntrepreneurMonth coverage, I listed Trevor Stuurman's talk at WGSN's Futures Cape Town last week as an inspiration based on his motivation to celebrate African culture rather than censoring it.
    • Keeping things continent-focused, our team attended AfricaCom 2017, the world's largest Africa-focused technology event. read more

    What’s keeping BBDO up at night? - 6 Nov 2017

    [Leigh Andrews]

    What's keeping BBDO up at night?

    Last week's top headlines:
    Local is lekker, especially when local work is recognised internationally - 30 Oct 2017

    [Leigh Andrews]

    Local is lekker, especially when local work is recognised internationally

    We have some exciting company news this week! Our very own editor-in-chief: Marketing & Media SA, Leigh Andrews is in the running for the Women in Marketing (WIM) Journalist of the Year Award. She's the first and only South African to be shortlisted for the Awards, so we are incredibly proud! Last week's top headlines:
    • The 2017 Pendoring Awards took place on Friday night, rewarding work with local insights that showcase the richness and versatility of our mother tongues. read more

    Celebrating entrepreneurship, journalistic excellence and woke creative strategy - 23 Oct 2017

    [Leigh Andrews] As we near the end of October it's time to gear up for the final big industry award shows. The Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards 2017 took place last week and we'll be covering the 2017 Pendoring Awards, which focus on promoting and rewarding outstanding Afrikaans advertising this Friday. #ICYMI: Top industry headlines and insights

    We also continue our celebration of African entrepreneurship at its best in our #EntrepreneurMonth special section. read more

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