#Loeries2016 Junior and Student two-day tickets available

The Loeries' Juniors' and Students' tickets are now available for booking. The two-day tickets allow delegated to join the rest of the industry in Durban for Loeries® Creative Week™ from the Saturday, departing Monday morning after a weekend packed with networking, industry connecting,...

11 hours ago

Cherryserve.com selected for Ignitor and Standard  Bank Accelerator Programme

Cherryserve.com, South Africa's service marketplace, has been selected for the Ignitor Accelerator Programme for startup businesses. The programme, sponsored by Standard Bank, is designed to help startup businesses access mentors and networks, learn from the world's top companies and rapidly grow...

20 May 2016

Take a leap with TEDxTableMountain

TEDxTableMountain, in partnership with Carat South Africa, will be hosting the next talk, Dynamic Leaps, on Wednesday 25 May 2016 at the Artscape Theatre, Cape Town from 5pm to 9.30pm. Tickets are R190 per person and are available via Quicket....

20 May 2016

Vuma Reputation Management, Swiss-based Branding-Institute CMR AG enter into partnership

Vuma Reputation Management and the Swiss-based Branding-Institute CMR AG have entered into a partnership, which means that African companies are able to benefit from Vuma's access to best-practice knowledge from some of the world's most respected brand management practitioners in the fields of...

20 May 2016

OMC launches Outdoor Industry Audience Research

The Out of Home Measurement Council announces the long awaited launch of the Outdoor Industry Audience Research. A panel of experts will provide an overview of this ground-breaking research and an introduction to the Quantum software. The first launch took on 18 May 2016 at the Square Boutique...

19 May 2016

Mike Laws forms new mobile marketing start-up, Imaginatrix

Mike Laws, former Vodacom Digital Media director has launched a new mobile marketing start-up, Imaginatrix, a specialist consultancy dedicated to the design and implementation of commercialised mobile marketing solutions. Since the launch of Imaginatrix earlier this year, the firm is already...

19 May 2016

New consultancy to advise on journey marketing

Geometry Global has launched Geometry Global Intelligence across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) in Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Russia, South Africa and UAE, after having successfully been trialled in the UK. This is a bespoke strategic consultancy, designed to advise and support...

19 May 2016

SABC local content policy here to stay

The decision to introduce a 90% local content quota at the SABC is here to stay and will not be scrapped after three months as previously suggested. Speaking at The New Age Business Breakfast in Sandton, SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng said there had been a...

19 May 2016

Isoflow wins Dribbble Silver Bucket award

Dribbble, an online community for displaying user-made artwork of web designers, graphic designers, illustrators, icon artists, typographers, logo designers and other creative types, has awarded its international Silver Bucket Award to Isoflow in Cape Town, as the most active Dribbble community,...

18 May 2016

IAS adds to A-List of black owned businesses

The Independent Agency Search & Selection Company (IAS) A-list of black owned and black women owned companies and suppliers in the marketing and communication industry has now grown to over 50 agencies, since inception. The A-list is part of a solution for marketers operating in South Africa...

18 May 2016

RMS Media joins newly launched Local Planet

Media agency RMS Media is a founder shareholder of Local Planet, a global media agency network. As the world's first and only privately owned media agency network, Local Planet's difference is that it understands that business is personal and clients get the owners of agencies personally invested...

18 May 2016

EWN pioneers in Facebook Instant articles

EWN is leading the adoption of Facebook Instant Articles in South Africa, joining international users such as the New York Times and BuzzFeed. Facebook launched Instant Articles early in May, allowing users to view articles instantly via their Facebook apps and improved the user experience, as...

17 May 2016

Y&R SA produces new campaign for Investec

In what is its first brand campaign in almost a decade, Investec Bank has launched two new ads, created by Y&R South Africa. The through-the-line 'Ambition' campaign stretches across outdoor, print and a digital storytelling platform that houses 'Out of the Ordinary' stories of personal drive and a...

17 May 2016

New look for Lesedi

Lesedi FM launched its new logo at a gala dinner in Bloemfontein recently, attended by the Free State Premier, Ace Magashule and leaders from business, government, SABC and the media. The new logo underscores the station's reinvention as cheerful and daring to be different. The new look is...

17 May 2016

BokSel, mobile virtual network operator for Afrikaans speakers

The Afrikaans radio station, Bok Radio, and mobile network enabler, MVN-X, have collaborated to launch an alternative mobile service for Afrikaans-speakers, called BokSel. Consumers who are interested in switching can port their numbers free. The mobile virtual network operator is the country's...

13 May 2016

New brand identity for Pinnacle

Design and communication consultancy, Switch, has developed a new logo, visual language and brand identity for ICT distributor, Pinnacle. Pinnacle md, Tim Humphreys-Davies, is confident that the new logo and visual language will reflect the company's purpose and become synonymous with 'Delivering...

13 May 2016

OOH media owners invited to OOH Audience Research

The event offers OOH media owners an unmissable opportunity to gain an understanding of the ground-breaking research involved in the OOH Audience Research project, presented by Daniel Cuende and Neil Eddleston, along with an introduction to Quantum software and the revised entry level pricing...

12 May 2016

marcusbrewster wins Offshore Excellence Award in London

In the 2016 Offshore Excellence Awards in London, marcusbrewster has been announced as the Best Offshore PR Agency. Now in its third year, the Awards celebrate the integrity of firms worldwide, covering the full spectrum of offshore business and industry across the seas. marcusbrewster services the...

11 May 2016

New one-stop digital design service in Cape Town

The Cape Town based businesses, Graphic Ballroom (GBR) and PAD Website Solutions, have announced a strategic partnership specifically intended to offer clients a one-stop digital design service from May 2016. With more business being conducted through the internet, brand recognition and values,...

4 May 2016

Creative Accolade winners for April 2016

JCDecaux has announced the top three brands out on the streets demonstrating fundamental creativity and Out of Home excellence as the Creative Accolade winners for April 2016. First prize goes to Eskort for capitalising on a great location to highlight its butchery on a Citilite with clear and...

4 May 2016

Annual Local Media Excellence Awards selects judges

Today, 28 April 2016, the final judging for the Forum of Community Journalists (FCJ) Annual Local Media Excellence Awards will take place. The five judges are Mandi Botha, Cliff Buchler, Marlene Malan, Zolani Sinxo and Fanie Groenewald (convener). "Preliminary judging was done by Kennedy Mudzuli,...

28 Apr 2016

Reminder to enter 2016 New Stars AD competition

The next New Stars AD competition will take place in Busan Korea, from 24-27 August 2016, as part of the 9th annual Ad Stars festival, which is Asia's fastest growing advertising awards show. Creative professionals, aged under 30, must enter the competition before 31 May 2016. It costs KRW 1,000,000...

25 Apr 2016

Entries for Sikuvile Journalism Awards close on Friday

Entries to the Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards 2016 close this Friday, 22 April. The Awards are hosted by Print and Digital Media South Africa (PDMSA), an umbrella body incorporating print and digital media, but this year the Awards are also opened to non-PDMSA members. The event is...

20 Apr 2016

Newly named agency Matriarch offers dedicates cause related marketing division

Matriarch, formerly known as Hotstuff Marketing, has launched a new digital division, as part of its rebranding exercise and a newly formalised and dedicated cause related marketing division. Cause related marketing or cause marketing is not a new concept and marketers and agencies based in...

19 Apr 2016

New digital advertising consortium includes South Africa's most influential publishers

A new digital advertising consortium, AdJoin Africa publisher co-operative, includes South Africa's most influential publishers, including Rubicon Project, MaxAxion and Kagiso Media, has been launched. It represents the ideal solution for local campaigns and global buyers looking to reach the...

18 Apr 2016

Geoff Cohen to head up new venture, Delv

Geoff Cohen and digital disruption agency &innovation, have joined forces with the Ole! Media Group to form a new venture, Delv, which will provide highly targeted advertising opportunities by harnessing the power of big data. Having identified that it required a data model and strategy, Ole!...

18 Apr 2016

AAA School graduates class of 2015, offers testing for prospective students

The AAA School of Advertising (AAA) and the Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA), have welcomed the entry of 159 new graduates to the profession at a celebratory graduation event. CEO of the ACA, Odette van der Haar, expressed satisfaction at the high level of transformation...

15 Apr 2016

Cannes Lions entry deadline extended

Creatives now have 11 days left to enter their powerful, innovative and award-winning work into the 63rd Cannes Lions International Festival Creativity 201 as the deadline has been extended further to 21 April. Cannes Lions takes place between 18 and 25 June and will see the top creative minds...

13 Apr 2016

Frewin, McCall & Joel Mervis entries open

Entries for the 2016 Frewin, McCall and Joel Mervis Awards are open with entries closing on 29 April 2016. The Awards, hosted by Print and Digital Media South Africa (PDMSA), recognise newspaper excellence in advertising, printing and production, layout and typography as well as the balanced use...

11 Apr 2016

Moneyweb adds Radio2000 to line-up

Effective 4 April 2016, Moneyweb has extended its airtime on RSG Geldsake to a full hour, kicking off at 6pm. The show will continue to be hosted by Andries Van Zyl and backed up by Moneyweb editor Ryk van Niekerk and the Ingé Lamprecht. In addition to this, it added a new one-hour show on...

8 Apr 2016

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