Food for Thought: Brand archetypes and the future of advertising
Food for Thought: Brand archetypes and the future of advertising

Renowned futurist, academic and innovation expert, Pieter Geldenhuys, explored the latest technology trends with a forward vision at Ads24's Food for Thought event, a morning of in-depth, interactive discussion, networking, socio-political and business insights and fascinating food. Ads24 provided food for thought and a networking opportunity for senior media industry professionals at this thought leadership event, at The Venue - Greenpark in Sandton on 25 May.

Issued by Ads24 15 minutes ago

Worx Group welcomes Selz Vision as 2017 IMPACT Enterprise Development Partner
Worx Group welcomes Selz Vision as 2017 IMPACT Enterprise Development Partner

Worx Group is pleased to announce that Tlakale Somo, owner at Selz Vision, has agreed to join us as our 2017 IMPACT Enterprise Development Partner.

Issued by Worx Group 57 minutes ago

Ogilvy continues remarkable Cannes winning streak
Ogilvy continues remarkable Cannes winning streak

Ogilvy & Mather SA scored its third radio Grand Prix in four years on Friday night at the 2017 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 1 hour ago

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Cannes. Strangers at the circus

There were two boats in Cannes. They were part of the seemingly endless cavalcade of behemoth yachts moored in the South of France for the Cannes advertising festival of creativity.

By Damon Stapleton 1 hour ago

Bold campaign shows how high fees are eating your retirement savings
Bold campaign shows how high fees are eating your retirement savings

10X Investments and Nik Rabinowitz are on a mission to #StopDaylightRobbery in the SA retirement fund industry

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 1 hour ago

Leverage digital to accelerate growth of brand equity and value
Leverage digital to accelerate growth of brand equity and value

Brand is the most powerful intangible asset. Understanding a brand's worth to the business in financial terms is therefore an essential part of managing, protecting and measuring it. Identifying exactly how the brand contributes to revenues means it can be strengthened and improved to keep the business relevant and competitive. Kantar Millward Brown research shows that more than 30 percent of shareholder value is driven by brands.

By Doreen Wang, Issued by Kantar Millward Brown 2 hours ago

Smith reveals ‘the workshop’ where he creates much of that magic we see on screen.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Rob Smith

This #YouthMonth, we go behind the selfie with Rob Smith, formerly of Arcade Content - having been handpicked straight out of film school to join Keith Rose's creative team in 2011 - now proving himself as a freelance director.

By Leigh Andrews 2 hours ago

RIP Paul Wilkins
RIP Paul Wilkins

Paul Wilkins, former CEO of Mediacom and MediaCompete, has passed away.

17 hours ago

The Talent Boom opens new branch in Miami
The Talent Boom opens new branch in Miami

The Talent Boom, global creative and digital headhunting firm, is opening up a brand-spanking-new office in Miami!

Issued by The Talent Boom 1 day ago

Digital marketing in the 21st century
Digital marketing in the 21st century

Digital marketing is moving quicker than ever - the online world is changing even as we speak. The complex strategies we see as perfect this year may well become obsolete by the time we start seeing their results. Social media platforms have risen and fallen, and with them, far too many newly minted social media celebrities to name.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 2 days ago

Greg Marinovich and Zakes Mda
Sunday Times Literary Awards 2017 winners announced

This year's winners of the Sunday Times Literary Awards, in association with Porcupine Ridge, were announced on Saturday night, 24 June at Tiso Blackstar Group's (formerly Times Media) new office venue at Hill on Empire in Parktown, Johannesburg.

2 days ago

King James the Second wins Allan Gray account
King James the Second wins Allan Gray account

Allan Gray today announced its appointment of King James the Second (II) shortly after leaving its current agency, Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town.

By Jessica Tennant 21 Jun 2017

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Outsurance's Father's Day debacle is a wake-up call for business to understand social issues

A few Mother's Days ago Bic insulted women, then there was Helen Zille, Rivers Church, Spur Steakranches, Chris Hart and Penny Sparrow. The list of social media disasters goes on and on. It is almost inevitable that your company will experience the wrath of social media some time in the future. Probably in the next year to 18 months. Worldwide surveys have established that only 30% of companies have a crisis plan in place.

By Walter Pike 21 Jun 2017