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Grey announces three new appointments - Grey
Grey announces three new appointments

Grey Africa is proud to announce the promotions of Huibri Schalkwyk to PR and Social Business Unit Director, and Charlene Olivier to Shopper Creative Director. Grey Africa also welcomes Solly Mafa as a web developer.

Issued by Grey 3 Sep 2015 13:58

Alliance Media once again awarded the contract at SSKIA Airport - Alliance Media
Alliance Media once again awarded the contract at SSKIA Airport

Sir Seretse Khama International Airport (SSKIA) in Gaborone re-opens on the 18th September 2015 and once again Alliance Media has been awarded the exclusive indoor and outdoor media contract.

Issued by Alliance Media 3 Sep 2015 11:50



Sponsorship is more than just a badge on a Springbok jersey
Sponsorship is more than just a badge on a Springbok jersey

More than a century ago a cynical fellow called John Wanamaker bemoaned the fact that while he knew that half the money he spent on advertising was wasted, he couldn't work out which half...

By Chris Moerdyk 3 Sep 2015 11:08

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 147: Creative Director at NATIVE VML on ideas vs execution
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 147: Creative Director at NATIVE VML on ideas vs execution

On the next Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 3 September 2015, from 9-10am, when show host Warren Harding is joined by Christian Horsfall, Creative Director at NATIVE VML.

2 Sep 2015 08:05

Staying power: Going a few more rounds as independents
Staying power: Going a few more rounds as independents

A couple of months back I wrote an article on independent agencies and the temptation to cash in and get out...

By Mike Silver 2 Sep 2015 08:00

[Orchids & Onions] Emirates scores, FlySafair takes a flyer
[Orchids & Onions] Emirates scores, FlySafair takes a flyer

It's an airline-related set of musings this week...

By Brendan Seery 1 Sep 2015 14:00

Digital Masterminds executive workshop - Red&Yellow
Digital Masterminds executive workshop

A one-day workshop at the beautiful Lanzerac that will give you the tools and insights you need to play a key leadership role in digitally enabling your organisation

Issued by Red&Yellow 1 Sep 2015 10:50

Is advertising inflationary?
Is advertising inflationary?

If 'cost-push' inflation is the act of progressively increasing the general level of prices brought about by an autonomous increase in costs then, yes, advertising is inflationary...

By Chris Brewer 31 Aug 2015 13:03

Joint statement on accusation of 2015 Loerie Awards judging irregularities
Joint statement on accusation of 2015 Loerie Awards judging irregularities

The Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA) and Creative Circle have issued a response to the accusation of irregular judging activity at the 2015 Loerie Awards and a breach of the Loeries rules pertaining to the eligibility of entries from pan-African and Middle East agencies...

31 Aug 2015 08:46

New job titles, old job descriptions
New job titles, old job descriptions

Something good happened at the Loeries this year, the introduction of the Service Design category in a 'creatives' event nogal! This is a great development as it reflects the industry that takes itself seriously, wants to be taken seriously and further entrench its strategic value in the business mix.

By Musa Msane 31 Aug 2015 08:38

Angel Jones on why SA expats are flocking back home
Angel Jones on why SA expats are flocking back home

Leaving the land of your birth, to settle in another country, is never an easy process. Logistically, financially, culturally, and above all, emotionally, it's a change that sparks upheaval as well as opportunity. But harder still, is making the decision to pack up and come back home.

28 Aug 2015 12:46

Aloha, not goodbye
Aloha, not goodbye

"I am starting again and I love it," says Ken Varejes, commenting on the recent announcement that he is leaving Primedia Unlimited to pursue other opportunities within the media and marketing industry...

By Danette Breitenbach 28 Aug 2015 11:04