A trading platform that is set to 'revolutionise the OOH industry'

Ads2Trade is an automated, web-based, outdoor media aggregator and trading platform that will launch in South Africa. It promises to revolutionise the estimated R5bn local Out of Home (OOH) advertising industry. Ads2Trade will allow media buyers to create an audience-optimised advertising...

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Cinemark introduces hologram advertising to South Africa

Movie theatre company Cinemark has launched hologram advertising to Ster-Kinekor cinemas. It was launched with the first fully automated theatre in Africa, Ster-Kinekor Sandton. Cinemark introduced hologram advertising to influence customer behaviour with a focus on keeping up with the latest...

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Tumi Voster successfully hosts first GRL PWR Series event

The first brunch event of Tumi Voster GRL PWR Series was hosted at The Palazzo Hotel in Johannesburg on 19 August 2018. Terry Pheto was one of the keynote speakers at the event along with Aisha Mohamed, Mapule Ndhlovu, Zoe Dhlembeu, and Katleho Tsoku. The GRL PWR Series was created by Tumi as...

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Marie Claire September issue to introduce 2018 #DearBody New Naked campaign

Marie Claire will launch its 2018 #DearBody New Naked campaign in its September issue. The campaign, which is in partnership with American Swiss, aims to celebrate the female form in all its glory. The issue will for the first time also be entirely curated for women. Marie Claire also asked each...

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Calling all financial advertisers! Midas Awards entries are open

Entries for the 2018 Midas Awards are now open. The awards recognise excellence in financial advertising and marketing on a global scale. The jury selection for the 2018 Midas Awards executive and grand juries has also begun. Jury participants include client and agency leaders from the creative...

17 Aug 2018

Brand SA withdraws partnership agreement with Sport Industry Group

Government-funded agency Brand South Africa has withdrawn its partnership agreement with the Sport Industry Group SA due to a non-disclosure of a conflict of interest matter, this is according to a statement issued by Brand SA. Brand SA states that it is regulated by the Public Finance Management...

15 Aug 2018

ADF&PCD New York reveals major names for Innovation Awards shortlist

ADF&PCD New York 2018, an event which encourages technological and creative innovations, has revealed names for its Innovation Awards shortlist. Tiffany, Estée Lauder, Dove, Unilever, Olika, DS Containers, Beiersdorf, Baralan, L'Oréal, Coty, and Tula have made the final cut. The ADF and PCD...

14 Aug 2018

The Immortal Awards announces Nicholas Ye as its latest juror

The Immortal Awards has announced that founder of The Secret Little Agency (TSLA) Nicholas Ye as the latest juror to join its jury panel. The other members of the jury panel can be viewed here. The entry system is open to all Little Black Book members until 3 September 2018....

10 Aug 2018

LIA's Gorilla Doctors competition deadline is fast approaching

The entry deadline for the London International Awards (LIA) Gorilla Doctors competition, which was started by CBS News correspondent Lara Logan, is 15 August 2018. All entries received will be judged on site during the London International Awards judging and Creative LIAisons programme in Las...

10 Aug 2018

Warc Media Awards 2018 announces final three juries

Warc Media Awards 2018 has announced that global media director Nicole Kane will lead its 'Best Use of Data' category, Andres Polo will chair its 'Effective Use of Tech' category, and Jerry Daykin will chair its Effective Use of Partnerships and Sponsorships category. The competition examines the...

10 Aug 2018

2018 Global Awards announces jury chairs

Global Awards has announced Kathy Delaney as its 2018 Health & Wellness Executive Jury chair and June Laffey as its 2018 Pharma (Rx) executive jury chair. All entries for the 2018 Global Awards will be judged by the competition's two-tiered jury process, the online grand jury and global live...

10 Aug 2018

Bonang Matheba distances herself from Women In Media Conference

Television personality Bonang Matheba has revealed in a statement that she will not take part in the International Women In Media Conference on 5 September 2018 in Johannesburg. This comes after Taraji P Henson criticised the organisers of the conference for falsely advertising that she would be...

10 Aug 2018

Here are the winners for the Regional Business Woman of the Year Awards

The Businesswomen's Association of South Africa (Bwasa) has announced the Western Cape winners for the Regional Business Woman of the Year Awards. The winners are Lesley Bam, who placed first in the Corporate category; Susan Hill, who placed first in the Social Entrepreneur category; Fabrizia...

8 Aug 2018

Lisbon Health International Advertising Festival announces 2018 shortlist

The Lisbon Health International Advertising Festival (LHIAF) has announced the shortlist for its 2018 edition. The winners will be announced during the LHIAF event on 20 September 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. Click here to view the shortlist....

7 Aug 2018

#987Woman campaign empowers women with an all-female lineup

In doing its bid for this Women's Month and its Women's Month programme, Power 98.7's #987Woman campaign is replacing its male presenters with a women lineup from 8-10 August 2018. The #987Woman campaign lineup will consist of mayors, ministers, poets, musicians, actors, professors, and many...

7 Aug 2018

LIA reveals the 2018 Integration Jury

The London International Awards (LIA) has announced the members for the 2018 Integration Jury. Mark Tutssel is to preside over the jury. The other members of the jury include Sarah Barclay, Paul Chan, Nerea Cierco, Nancy Crimi-Lamanna, Steve Jackson, Vicki Maguire, Mark McDonald, Mónica Moro, Rob...

6 Aug 2018

Former Adweek creative director Alex Bogusky makes advertising comeback

Adweek reports that co-founder of Crispin Porter + Bogusky and its former creative director, Alex Bogusky, is returning to the advertising world after an eight-year hiatus. A Crispin Porter + Bogusky spokesperson confirmed that Bogusky will take on the title of chief creative engineer at MDC...

3 Aug 2018

INMA report reveals practices news companies may use for stories format

The International News Media Association (INMA) has released a report that reveals a number of practices news companies may use for 'stories format' execution and which news companies are leading the way for the new type of format. The report, which is titled Stories Format: News Media's Next...

3 Aug 2018

WPP to open campus for 12 of its agencies in Prague

WPP will collate 1,500 members of its staff from 12 of its agencies at a newly established campus in Prague. The Bubenská 1, which formerly housed the Prague Electricity Company, will be renovated in line with conservation requirements and in keeping with its cultural importance as a protected,...

2 Aug 2018

Locally made film picks up notable award at US film festival

The judges of the eighth annual San Francisco Green Film Festival has awarded locally made documentary film Journey into the Rhino Horn War the 2018 Green Tenacity Award. The film won the award ahead of its world premiere at the festival, which will run from 6-14 September 2018. According to...

2 Aug 2018

Forbes Woman Africa LWS looks at the $1trn female economy

To celebrate UN International Women's Day on 8 March 2018, 120 of South Africa's most influential women gathered at third annual Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit (LWS) in Rosebank, Johannesburg. Prof. Thuli Madonsela, Dr Rolene Strauss, and Vivian Onano were some of the women who contributed...

1 Aug 2018

Young Lisbon Briefing is now open

The 2018 Young Lisbon Briefing is available on the Lisbon International Advertising Festival's website. The category is aimed at young creatives between the ages of 18 and 30 from around the world. The submission process is entirely free and online. Submissions are open until 9 September 2018....

1 Aug 2018

Adrienne Lofton reportedly departs from Under Armour

Adweek reports that apparel company Under Armour and Adrienne Lofton have parted ways. Lofton was Under Armour's senior vice president and global head of brand management before her departure. Her position was succeeded by vice president of global brand marketing Attica Jaques. The reasons...

31 Jul 2018

Firefox is rebranding and it wants your opinion

TechCrunch editor Greg Kumparak reports that Firefox will be getting new logos for its various offerings. Mozilla has reportedly shared a few work-in-progress potential logos and has asked for feedback on them. However, Mozilla is not crowdsourcing the answer, but simply asking for user's...

31 Jul 2018

LIA announces Design and Package Design Jury

The London International Awards (LIA) has announced that Isabelle Lidström will lead the 2018 Design and Package Design jury. The other members of the jury include Claude Auchu, Daniela Garza, Pum Lefebure, Alasdair Lennox, Tony Liu, Bobby Martin, Manabu Mizuno, Katie Taylor, and Mike...

31 Jul 2018

Icasa calls for radio frequency spectrum applications

For the purpose of providing a commercial subscription broadcasting service, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) is requesting applications for the radio frequency spectrum. The successful applicant for the radio frequency spectrum will be assigned 45% capacity of...

31 Jul 2018

Roan Ash added to Apple Music's Country Wide campaign

South African singer Roan Ash has been selected to participate in Apple Music's global Country Music campaign Country Wide, which launched on 27 July 2018. The initiative includes The Wild Feathers from the US, Catherine McGrath from Ireland, Tenille Townes from Canada, and Australia's Missy...

30 Jul 2018

Motsoeneng believes he will lead SA

Former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng believes that he will be the president of South Africa. Motsoeneng also expressed his disdain with the country's current leadership, while delivering an address at the 70th birthday of Zulu monarch King Goodwill...

30 Jul 2018

Power Play, Metro FM come onboard as Oh Ship 2018 sponsors

Power Play has come onboard as the Oh Ship 2018 headline sponsor. Furthermore, Metro FM has signed on as the cruise's radio partner. The MSC Musica will sail from Durban to Mozambique from 30 November-3 December 2018.

30 Jul 2018

D&AD's Shift London programme deadline extended

The deadline for D&AD's Shift London programme has been moved to 10 August 2018. Shift has been offering free night classes for emerging creatives without further education to get into the industry. From the Shift 2017 programme, 84% of 'Shifters' have entered into paid creative employment...

27 Jul 2018

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