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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

BHP Billiton launches South32 brand at an exciting event - XZIBIT
BHP Billiton launches South32 brand at an exciting event

XZIBIT recently assisted with the rebranding of the global mining giant, BHP Billiton's head office in Johannesburg. XZIBIT was asked to assist with internal and external branded elements that complemented the official launch event, held on 26 May.

Issued by XZIBIT 30 Jun 2015 09:53

Enter the SA Innovations Awards taking place in October
Enter the SA Innovations Awards taking place in October

The South African Innovation Awards recognises innovative companies, products and services across the public and private sector. MyWorld of Tomorrow (launched by Business Connexion) in partnership with Business Day established the event. Entries are now open till 31 July 2015.

30 Jun 2015 06:12

E-Tech Africa: A journey into the future of education
E-Tech Africa: A journey into the future of education

E-Tech Africa - a technology focused conference - and the first event of its kind in South Africa, takes place on 1 and 2 July at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg.

25 Jun 2015 14:27

Seven ways to win with conference presentations
Seven ways to win with conference presentations

Planning a kick-ass conference involves scheduling presenters to share their wisdom, brand-knowledge and make key corporate announcements. These speakers, their content and how they present are the backbone of a conference. Planning how they do it (aim for seamless and engaging) is the foundation of an event's success.

By Kelly McGillivray 25 Jun 2015 12:25

Stretching our minds with fresh business inspiration
Stretching our minds with fresh business inspiration

On Thursday, 11 June 2015, Stretch Experiential Marketing hosted its first #OutofOffice event for the year, the second since the series inception, at the ever-cool three-storey Marshall Music building on Buitengragt Street in the Cape CBD...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Jun 2015 12:00

Cannes Lions history, highlights and hijinks, coming your way...
Cannes Lions history, highlights and hijinks, coming your way...

Are you ready for the best Cannes to date? That's the word from Philip Thomas, CEO, Lions Festivals, who tells us why next week's Lions are so important to the global advertising industry...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Jun 2015 12:00

The gist of The Gathering's 'game changers'
The gist of The Gathering's 'game changers'

There were many hot topics at the fourth ever #DMGathering, held on Thursday, 11 June in Midrand. This year's conference was themed 'game changers'. Here are a handful of my highlights...

By Walter Pike 15 Jun 2015 06:00

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 135: Whisky Live Showroom, Efinity and purposeful marketing
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 135: Whisky Live Showroom, Efinity and purposeful marketing

On Thursday, 11 June 2015, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizWazza) chatted to Jacqui Maroun (@JaxTimeTraveler), Head of User Experience Design at NATIVE VML (@Native), about her recent article, Authentic social consciousness starts at home, which looks at purpose-driven marketing and consumers.

11 Jun 2015 14:33

[Source Africa 2015] Wearing your heart on your sleeve
[Source Africa 2015] Wearing your heart on your sleeve

Whether shopping for something as simple as a pair of jeans or that must-have fashion item, the average consumer doesn't give much thought to where the garment came from...

By Nicci Botha 10 Jun 2015 08:00

Six things to know about the iOS 9 update
Six things to know about the iOS 9 update

At the Worldwide Developers Conference being held in San Francisco, Apple revealed new features to take place with the update of its iOS 9 system on both iPhone and iPad.

9 Jun 2015 09:07

Startup Grind features YDE founder, Paul Simon
Startup Grind features YDE founder, Paul Simon

Startup Grind Cape Town, part of the international entrepreneurial movement, will feature Young Designer's' Emporium (YDE) founder, Paul Simon who, having sold the chain to Truworths, has his eye on new entrepreneurial ideas. It takes place on 25 June 2015 at The Townhouse, Cape Town.

8 Jun 2015 13:33

Inaugural Directors Event will address critical South African issues
Inaugural Directors Event will address critical South African issues

The inaugural Directors Event, taking place on 23 June 2015 at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton, will address primary concerns facing the country today, ranging from an ever-increasing skills deficit and youth employment, to a lack of sufficient power generation to drive economic growth.

8 Jun 2015 13:29