The winners of the 2016 AMASA Awards were announced on 25 October at the Montecasino Ballroom, in Fourways, Gauteng, and celebrated the best in media and marketing advertising.
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TBWA\Durban has acquired Sugar The Agency, a smaller Durban operation that has positioned itself as a significant player in the digital space over the past six years.
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Here's one of those tales with a bizarre little twist. We all know newspapers are dying, don't we? So, if you're a digital security software company, where do you go to advertise your products? Well, if you're mimecast.com, you use the front page of a newspaper... because at least you recognise there is a real audience there - and people in that real audience are quite likely to be decision-makers in companies.
Brendan Seery 2 days ago
This month's New Generation Awards saw G&G Digital named winner of nine awards for clients, including overall agency of the year. Here, executive creative director, Desiree Gullan explains the importance of digital interaction in the current climate of constant community engagement.
Leigh Andrews 2 days ago
Distell's premium cider brand, Savanna, is airing the second television commercial in a campaign developed by FCB Cape Town to entrench the brand's new positioning: 'Savanna's got apples. Have you?'.
FCB Africa 3 days ago
FCB Joburg has taken a strategic decision to further bolster its creative product by bringing the highly respected and awarded Ahmed Tilly into the agency to partner Executive Creative Director, Jonathan Deeb, in a joint chief creative officer leadership team.
FCB Africa 21 Oct 2016
After over a decade at Ireland/Davenport, during which the agency grew to be one of the most influential in SA, holding accounts like SA Tourism, Investec, BMW, Plascon, GM and Discovery, founding partner Philip Ireland is leaving the agency.
Ireland/Davenport 21 Oct 2016
SouthernX will be fully integrated into The SpaceStation as of 1 November to form a wholly publisher-owned private media marketplace within Media24. This move will mean that The SpaceStation will be the only media sales house with expertise in both premium (including native) and programmatic, with the breadth and depth of inventory to back it up. Gustav Goosen, CEO of The SpaceStation, says: "We are thrilled to have SouthernX on board and cannot wait to see the benefits of our range of programmatic offers roll out for our clients."
The SpaceStation 21 Oct 2016