Marketing & Media trends

DMASA opens entries for 2017 Assegai Awards

The Direct Marketing Association of Southern Africa has announced that the entries for the 2017 Assegai Integrated Marketing Awards are now open. The DMASA has streamlined the submissions process by simplifying the entry forms and providing a short and straightforward online process. Entry fees...

13 Jul 2017

ODA exhibits Olantunji Sanusi's Save Water

Nigerian-born and South African-based fine artist, Olantunji Sanusi, pays homage to water as a vital and sacred origin of life as depicted in Yoruba legend, which echoes the basic element of water as life-giving. Sanusi makes use of recycled paper in this collection, transporting visitors to the...

13 Apr 2017

Maharishi Institute acquires 51% of Mann Made Africa

The Maharishi Institute in Johannesburg has acquired 51% of Mann Made Africa, in a 100% black women-owned empowerment vehicle. The BBEEE ownership deal is effective 1 March 2017. Mann Made Media has had a long standing relationship with the institute, says CEO Shayne Mann. "Over the last 15...

2 Mar 2017

Unhealthy foods must include negative labelling in Israel

Israel has issued new rules on the marketing of unhealthy foods, with stringent packaging and marketing rules to take effect in 2018. New rules •Red warning markers must be placed on the packaging of foods that are high in sugar, salt, or fat •Product packaging must be marked with spoons that...

6 Feb 2017

Rémy Martin selects faces for One Life. Live Them campaign

Rémy Martin has selected online and mobile technology leader, Madoda Khuzwayo and marketing entrepreneur, Sylvester Chauke to feature in its new "One Life. Live Them" advertising campaign. The campaign is aimed at encouraging South Africans to live life to its fullest. The selected...

10 Oct 2016

Spark Media adds Spark Africa as a new business unit

Spark Africa, which represents 18 newspapers across Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe, is to be incorporated as an additional business unit into Spark Media. "The move was a natural progression to integrate this division into our 360° print and digital offerings," says...

13 Jul 2016

SONA pre-event social media analysis

Every year social media eagerly anticipates the annual state of the nation address, delivered by the president. Social media analytics specialists, youKnow Digital, have complied a pre-event report on what to expect in the 2016 state of the nation address. According to youKnow, 2015 saw the...

11 Feb 2016

Facebook introduces Mentions for Android

Facebook has announced the addition of Mentions for Android users. It has been testing Mentions for Android with a handful of public figures around the world and is looking forward to seeing how Mentions helps public figures on Android connect more deeply with their fans on Facebook. Since it...

13 Jan 2016

Bizcommunity features on SABC1's Media Career Guide Show
Bizcommunity features on SABC1's Media Career Guide Show

Be sure to catch Bizcommunity.com's editor-at-large, Simone Puterman, on the repeat show of SABC1's Media Career Guide Show tonight, Monday, 11 February 2013, from 11pm-11.30pm. She will provide insightful career guidance for the marketing, advertising, media and retail industries. The show is...

11 Feb 2013

Still time to book EXSA conference
Still time to book EXSA conference

The 2012 EXSA Conference takes place from 6-7 February 2012 at the Fairways Hotel, Randpark Ridge, Johannesburg. Amongst its speakers are Hans Bruder, MD of Octanorm, Germany who will discuss the latest trends and stand designs in Europe and Kris Willand, MD of ESG, Melbourne, Australia on...

25 Jan 2012

Lineup for Sunday's Media@SAfm show

This Sunday, 24 July 2011, the programme for Ashraf Garda's Media@SAfm show, 9am-11am on 104-107 FM nationwide, will include:a look at Net#work BBDO's latest Nedbank ad campaign;Doug de Villiers, group CEO of Interbrand Sampson and Thebe Ikalafeng from Brand Leadership on payoff lines;Top Billing...

22 Jul 2011

This Sunday on Media@SAfm

This Sunday, 23 January 2011, the programme for Ashraf Garda's Media@SAfm show, 9am-11am on 104-107 FM nationwide, will include: City Press editor Ferial Haffajee on media trends for 2011; Diane Charlton shares her key trends in Digital Marketing in 2011; Wadim Schriener of Media Tenor discusses the...

21 Jan 2011

Flux Trend Review out now

The third edition of Flux Trend Review, edited by Dion Chang, is out now at a price of R195. Entitled The State We're In, it tracks the ripple effects of the global economic meltdown, the consumer revolution that has been sparked off as a result, the technology that has provided the tools for...

6 Nov 2009

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