#Loeries2017: What the hell happened to women in leadership? Facebook's Nunu Ntshingila comments...
#Loeries2017: What the hell happened to women in leadership? Facebook's Nunu Ntshingila comments...

Something Facebook Africa's regional director, Nunu Ntshingila finds interesting having spent much time in advertising is that despite there being no shortage of women in the industry, there don't seem to be nearly enough in leadership roles.

By Jessica Tennant 10 Aug 2017

#Loeries2017: Open Chair starts a movement amongst women in advertising
#Loeries2017: Open Chair starts a movement amongst women in advertising

On the eve of Women's Day, women in advertising gathered to start a conversation that will hopefully inspire generations to come.

By Jessica Tennant 10 Aug 2017

Kate Shepherd, founding owner and creative director of Something Different.
#WomensMonth: Kate Shepherd on doing Something Different

Kate Shepherd is one of those accomplished individuals who seems to have been born ready to succeed. She's founding owner and creative director of Something Different, a d├ęcor and design business in the events industry that she started in a home office when she was just 18, confident at having spotted an unfilled niche in the wedding market.

By Leigh Andrews 8 Aug 2017

Engage and grow with stokvels
Engage and grow with stokvels

Get the latest insight and trends around stokvels and explore the opportunities for brands and businesses to tap into this growing market.

Issued by Knowledge Resources 7 Aug 2017

Standard Bank announces 2017 Top Women Awards finalists
Standard Bank announces 2017 Top Women Awards finalists

For a decade and a half, South Africa's premier gender parity platform, Standard Bank Top Women, has awarded outstanding women leaders and gender-strong companies across a host of market sectors. Their journeys to success ignite the ambition of Africa's women to pursue their own goals in business, government, science, tech and other fields, while showcasing the improved business performance that results from having more women in leadership roles.

Issued by Topco Media 3 Aug 2017

Top newspaper finalists announced
Top newspaper finalists announced

The Publishers Support Services (PSS) has announced the 2017 finalists of the Frewin, McCall and Joel Mervis Awards. Judging the entries was Clive Loxton, creative faculty head of the AAA School of Advertising and convener of judges and Logan Naidu, Tebogo Serobatse and Linda Rademan.

3 Aug 2017

Nurock, Clerke, Ehlers, McManus, Andrews, Lees-Rolfe as snapped by Terry Levin.
#CannesLions: The 2017 SA experience and unmissable key learnings

SA attendees at Cannes Lions 2017 share their experience of the ultimate Festival of Creativity and tips to create work with a better shot of taking home a Lion next year: Make sure it has a clear brief and purpose, is innovative, and doesn't mistake the tech for the idea.

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jul 2017

Disruption anticipated at Standard Bank Top Women Conference
Disruption anticipated at Standard Bank Top Women Conference

What's your next? As an entrepreneurial, ambitious woman, the best place to answer that question is at the must-attend event this Women's Month: the 2017 Standard Bank Top Women Conference.

Issued by Topco Media 25 Jul 2017

StokvelEx encourages stokvels to develop a realistic savings plan this National Savings Month
StokvelEx encourages stokvels to develop a realistic savings plan this National Savings Month

A powerful investment tool, the stokvel market is worth an unsurpassed estimated amount of R46 billion and this pool of money is circulating formally and informally amongst stokvels, mattresses and various financial institutions.

Issued by Seven Colors Communications 24 Jul 2017

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Customer Experience Management Summit returns to Cape Town

The sixth Customer Experience (CX) Management Summit in Africa, taking place 16-17 August 2017 at the Century City Conference Centre in Cape Town, will explore current and future state of CX to strengthen the industry within the African continent

24 Jul 2017

Nina Freysen-Pretorius
Durbanite one of the 25 most influential people in the international meetings industry

Nina Freysen-Pretorius has been included in the US-based Successful Meetings magazine's annual list of 25 outstanding professionals who have had a significant impact on the meetings industry. Freysen-Pretorius is the chief executive officer of The Conference Company, which also has offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg and celebrates 20 years in business this year.

20 Jul 2017

Mall of Africa to host Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg 2017
Mall of Africa to host Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg 2017

African Fashion International (AFI), owner and operator of the two Fashion Week platforms - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg (MBFWJ) and Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town (MBFWCT), has announced Mall of Africa as the new official venue for MBFWJ'17 Spring/Summer.

19 Jul 2017

Small Business Expo 2017 focus on creative entrepreneurs
Small Business Expo 2017 focus on creative entrepreneurs

The Creative Business Cup, a global challenge for entrepreneurs working in creative fields, will be staged at the Small Business Expo from Monday, 31 August to Saturday, 2 September at the TicketPro Dome; giving budding creatives an opportunity to pitch their businesses, network with potential partners and investors, and stand a chance of winning a trip to compete in the international Creative Business Cup finals staged by Global Entrepreneurship Network (Gen) in Denmark in November this year.

19 Jul 2017