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Gloo@Ogilvy brings home the only Cannes Lion for digital work - Ogilvy & Mather
Gloo@Ogilvy brings home the only Cannes Lion for digital work

Gloo@Ogilvy, the digital arm of Ogilvy & Mather, received a Cannes Bronze Lion, the only SA digital agency to receive a statue at this year's festival.

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 2 Jul 2015 10:37

Century City Conference Centre and Hotel's Hard Hat Event - XZIBIT
Century City Conference Centre and Hotel's Hard Hat Event

XZIBIT created a modern, construction-themed environment for Century City Conference Centre and Hotel's Hard Hat Event.

Issued by XZIBIT 2 Jul 2015 10:12

2015 Pendoring judging panel appointed - Pendoring
2015 Pendoring judging panel appointed

The judges for this year's Pendoring Advertising Awards have been appointed and represent some of the top creatives in the country, as well as some of the best and most awarded agencies in South Africa.

Issued by Pendoring 2 Jul 2015 09:51

Jonathan Deeb on the blurring lines between Cannes categories
Jonathan Deeb on the blurring lines between Cannes categories

Jonathan Deeb, Executive Creative Director of FCB Johannesburg, spoke to our Cannes Lions media correspondent, Ann Nurock, on his experience of being part of this year's Press Jury, the changes in this category throughout the years, and the rise of the female creative.

By Ann Nurock 2 Jul 2015 07:57

MacKay: Industry in urgent need of expertise, lack of programmatic savvy - Atmosphere Orange
MacKay: Industry in urgent need of expertise, lack of programmatic savvy

More than half of the world's population: three billion now use the web regularly and two-thirds of those are from the developing world who, thanks to smartphones have doubled their internet use over the last five years. All of this poses significant challenges for advertisers and marketers.

Issued by Atmosphere Orange 2 Jul 2015 06:47

Nunu Ntshingila to head up Facebook's first African office
Nunu Ntshingila to head up Facebook's first African office

Based in Melrose Arch, Facebook opened its first African office to further the company's commitment to help businesses connect with people. Ogilvy veteran, Nunu Ntshingila, will be the company's new Head of Africa.

30 Jun 2015 07:22

Communication perception and how it takes place
Communication perception and how it takes place

There are a number of steps that our minds go through between, say, an advertising message and the purchase of a product...

By Chris Brewer 29 Jun 2015 14:00

Win-win for brands and shoppers as SNAPnSAVE launches new mobile cash-back app
Win-win for brands and shoppers as SNAPnSAVE launches new mobile cash-back app

Good news! South Africans will be able to get cash back for doing their everyday shopping and simply snapping their till slip.

Issued by SNAPnSAVE 29 Jun 2015 09:47

Nothing fishy about Cannes Lions' Product Design Grand Prix winner, 'Lucky Iron Fish'
Nothing fishy about Cannes Lions' Product Design Grand Prix winner, 'Lucky Iron Fish'

Cannes Lions organisers have issued an official statement on the validity of this year's Product Design Grand Prix Winner, "Lucky Iron Fish" from Geometry Global Dubai and Memac Ogilvy MENA...

26 Jun 2015 20:37

When does a blogger become an influencer?
When does a blogger become an influencer?

Blogging on a significant scale, certainly in South Africa, is relatively new, generally poorly understood, ignored by many and definitely underrated in terms of its actual and potential influence in the world of mass communication.

By Kerry Botha 26 Jun 2015 13:33

[TrendTalk] Cannes, sex and Donald Trump
[TrendTalk] Cannes, sex and Donald Trump

What did we laugh at before internet cats and other memes? For a fun month-end, school holidays Friday, here's what went viral this week: no cats, but there is sex and Donald Trump, although not in the same room...

By Louise Marsland 26 Jun 2015 11:34

Shattering the glass ceiling with Glass Lions and more
Shattering the glass ceiling with Glass Lions and more

There's no denying a glass ceiling exists in when it comes to creative directors globally, with many no longer batting an eyelid when the '3% stat' is bandies about. Katherine Glover copywriter at Joe Public agency and the only South African female as part of this year's 'See it, Be it' initiative', gives us an insider's view on what's being done to make amends...

By Ann Nurock 26 Jun 2015 08:26

Minister welcomes court ruling on set-top boxes
Minister welcomes court ruling on set-top boxes

WALVIS BAY: Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has welcomed the North Gauteng High Court's ruling to dismiss an application by etv over set-top box (STB) encryption...

25 Jun 2015 16:25