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New Generation Awards 2014 winners announced
New Generation Awards 2014 winners announced

Now in its second year, the New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards that took place on 21 October at the Sandton Convention Centre saw a total of 67 awards handed out in 32 categories, with Unilever SA winning the Overall Social and Digital Winner Award - Corporate, and Liquorice winning agency of the year.

23 Oct 2014 09:20

[WDC2014] Cape Town shows off for WDC2014 convocation ceremony
[WDC2014] Cape Town shows off for WDC2014 convocation ceremony

Cape Town's reign as the official World Design Capital city of 2014 has come to an end. Here's what you can expect as Taipei takes on the creativity chalice as WDC2016...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Oct 2014 09:30

Grand Prix at the end of rainbow for The MediaShop
Grand Prix at the end of rainbow for The MediaShop

The MediaShop has been awarded the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) Roger Garlick Grand Prix Award for the Coke Rainbow campaign. It also won Gold for the campaign in the Best Experiential /Event category. The Awards took place last night at Summer Place, in Johannesburg.

By Danette Breitenbach 17 Oct 2014 10:41

Tap into Africa's franchising potential
Tap into Africa's franchising potential

The FNB Franchise Leadership Summit took place yesterday at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg. Attended by industry thought leaders and experts, it provided a platform to engage and discuss key franchise trends in the industry.

16 Oct 2014 14:36

[FutureTech]: Embracing technology trends to satisfy consumers' wants
[FutureTech]: Embracing technology trends to satisfy consumers' wants

'Altered Realities', a World Design Cape Town 2014 initiative, presented by Popular Mechanics in association with Autodesk and BMW, last week, gave a glimpse of the techie future...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Oct 2014 08:00

Strategic planning insights for brand custodians: Cape Town, 29 October
Strategic planning insights for brand custodians: Cape Town, 29 October

'Strategy in a Day' is a one-day course that will leave you empowered to leverage strategic planning; to embrace it; to add value and gain that competitive advantage we are always looking for. This course takes a holistic view of strategy, giving you the solid foundations of what strategy actually entails. It demystifies a field that has been wrongfully become an enigma to many. 'Strategy in a Day' takes you on a liberating journey from the very origins of strategic planning, its recent migration into business to its everyday application. The course is exceptionally popular with hundreds of delegates having attended nationwide.

Issued by Stratplanning 14 Oct 2014 11:00

Annual Soweto Conference on Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development
Annual Soweto Conference on Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development

The fifth annual Soweto Conference on Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development has as its theme, 'Promoting Township Business Competitiveness: Co-existence of Immigrants, Big and Small Township Enterprises' and asks, "Can local and foreign owned township enterprises co-exist while learning valuable lessons from each other to promote competitiveness?"

10 Oct 2014 10:05

Danette Breitenbach
It's coming... The Internet of Things

One of the biggest shifts since the start of the internet is coming, actually it is already happening. The Internet of Things is, and should be, the most hyped subject at the moment.

By Danette Breitenbach 10 Oct 2014 08:54

[African Cristal Awards] What winning continent-wide awards means for the local ad industry
[African Cristal Awards] What winning continent-wide awards means for the local ad industry

South Africa's King James Group was crowned Agency of Year at this weekend's African Cristal Awards. But what does that say about the state of the African ad industry?

By Leigh Andrews 9 Oct 2014 10:00

Future of brand marketing up for debate at Brand Week
Future of brand marketing up for debate at Brand Week

Potentially explosive topics have been tabled by the Brand Council of South Africa (BCSA) at the Gordon Institute of Business Science in Illovo on Tuesday, 28 October 2014.

9 Oct 2014 08:23

Adv Thuli Madonsela to address Extraordinary South Africans - Litha Communications
Adv Thuli Madonsela to address Extraordinary South Africans

Continuing its run of Extraordinary South Africans, Adv Thuli Madonsela will address delegates over lunch at Gallagher Convention Centre on 15 October 2014, from noon until 3pm.

Issued by Litha Communications 7 Oct 2014 12:55

The state of South Africa's not-so-fly conference Wi-Fi
The state of South Africa's not-so-fly conference Wi-Fi

So your speaker line-up is awe-inspiring, your venue is comfortably air-conditioned and there's ample parking - but is your conference Wi-Fi good enough for your tech-savvy attendees?

By Leigh Andrews 3 Oct 2014 10:19

Be creative, be a troublemaker
Be creative, be a troublemaker

Everyone is creative, but only 25%* of people feel they are living up to their creative potential. If organisations could tap into the other 75%, they would have a competitive advantage over their rivals.

By Danette Breitenbach 1 Oct 2014 10:08