Refresh for ADC Young Guns, new format, more events
Refresh for ADC Young Guns, new format, more events

In a bold departure from the traditional awards show model, Art Directors Club has transformed the ADC Young Guns programme into a curated invitation competition. A cultural influencer committee made up of 40 leading thinkers, makers and visionaries from 11 countries, representing a range of creative fields, will handpick nominees.

9 minutes ago

Contact centres can aid social media complaints
Contact centres can aid social media complaints

Social media is no longer perceived as just a platform for advertising and marketing, but rather a channel through which consumers implore and receive customer service. With the rise of technology, contact centres have seen a huge change within this space. Mobile devices have made it possible for consumers to engage with businesses across multiple channels.

14 minutes ago

Jimmy Smith, who serves as chairman, CEO and CCO of Amusement Park Entertainment and was one of the 2015 One Show Diversity Bootcamp’s international lecturers/mentors in South Africa.
[One Show 2016] Deepening SA's diversity drive

Diversity's a touchy subject for some, but in our industry we frequently hear it put as bluntly as this: "There just isn't enough black creative talent". Here's how the One Show is slowly but surely turning this situation on its head, and the proving the talent is out there, if given a chance.

By Leigh Andrews 39 minutes ago

Lima Bean's international growth gains momentum - Lima Bean
Lima Bean's international growth gains momentum

Lima Bean continues its foray into the overseas market and has just completed its latest international project, with the relaunch of the Aurora Expeditions website, an Australian-based adventure travel company.

Issued by Lima Bean 1 hour ago

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[Behind the Loeries] with... Andrea Quaye

In addition to her role as marketing director of the South African Breweries (SAB), Andrea Quaye is a member of the Loeries committee. Here's what makes her tick.

By Leigh Andrews 1 hour ago

Dean Blumberg - The Gunn Report Showreel 2015 - Bouffant
Dean Blumberg - The Gunn Report Showreel 2015

Dean Blumberg's work for Student Flights with TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris JHB is the only South African film director's work to secure a spot in the the highly acclaimed The Gunn Report Annual 2015. This is Dean's second appearance in The Gunn Report. The two commercials titled: 'Travel Before it's Not Fun Anymore", is the award-winning campaign that competed throughout 2015, making TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris JHB and Bouffant, South Africa's only representation on the Gunn Report's showreel of the year featured amongst the most awarded global commercials. Congrat's to the team and all those that worked on these commercials.

Issued by Bouffant 1 hour ago

MyGaming welcomes nine new partners - MyBroadband
MyGaming welcomes nine new partners

MyGaming.co.za has shown excellent readership growth after appointing a new editorial team, and has announced its new advertising partners to drive the website forward.

By Vicky Sidler, Issued by MyBroadband 1 hour ago

©Andriy Popov via 123RF
Long-form journalism lives - on mobile

WASHINGTON - If you thought long-form journalism would die from the shift to mobile news, think again.

1 hour ago

New York Festivals International Advertising Awards announces 2016 finalists
New York Festivals International Advertising Awards announces 2016 finalists

2016's Trophy Winners will be announced 19 May at the New York Show Gala

Issued by New York Festivals 1 hour ago

Bizcommunity and Ann Nurock to cover the One Show Awards - Bizcommunity.com
Bizcommunity and Ann Nurock to cover the One Show Awards

You may have read the Bizcommunity article yesterday listing opinion from the four top SA creatives Alistair King, Xolisa Dyeshana, Jenny Glover and Nathan Reddy recently tasked with judging One Show entries in Mexico.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 hours ago

New app allows users to track US Presidential race
New app allows users to track US Presidential race

A CNN Politics app, built with CA Technologies API management and mobile analytics software, tracks the latest polling, delegate, voting and fundraising data behind the 2016 US Presidential race.

2 hours ago

Media for social change - Independent Media
Media for social change

Independent Media is not simply a news organisation, it's the centre of a media revolution.

By Dr Iqbal Survé, Issued by Independent Media 2 hours ago

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AMPS is now officially dead

(Long live the Establishment Survey).

By Chris Brewer 3 days ago