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Social storytelling 101: Stop and sharpen your marketing axe

On Friday, 18 May 2018, Cape Town's marketing set descended on the Park Inn Radisson, for Meltwater's latest Biz Breakfast session with Treeshake's Dave Duarte on the art of social storytelling.

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Pete Khoury, Creative Circle chairman and chief creative officer at TBWA\Hunt Lascaris. © .
Creative Circle Rankings 2017 released

The final Rankings for 2017 for individual agencies and groups have just been released by the Creative Circle. This includes 2017 results from Cannes, D&AD, Loeries, One Show and the Creative Circle Annual Awards.

3 days ago

Cannes Lions jury for 2018 announced
Cannes Lions jury for 2018 announced

Cannes Lions has announced the 413 jury members selected for the 2018 awards. This year's juries are composed of individuals from 50 countries, including for the first-time representatives from Georgia, Nigeria, Kenya and Sri Lanka.

22 May 2018

Nielsen Consumer 360 event unpacks major shifts in SA's consumer landscape
Nielsen Consumer 360 event unpacks major shifts in SA's consumer landscape

The South African consumer landscape is set for a multitude of shifts in the next ten years, not least of which is the maturing of the local market with growth in the Generation X (35-49 year old) market segment set to outpace that in the Generation Y Millennial age group.

21 May 2018

Swati Bhattacharya, Nicolas Courant, Sebastian Padilla and Fabian Frese. Images supplied.
Jury presidents for Loeries 2018 announced

Loeries Creative Week is taking place in Durban in August and the jury presidents will guide over 160 judges in the process of selecting the best of brand communication from across Africa and the Middle East.

17 May 2018

Fernando Machado, head of brand marketing of Burger King. © .
#OneShow2018: SA EXCLUSIVE with Burger King!

I had the privilege of chatting to Fernando Machado, head of brand marketing of Burger King. Winner of the coveted Penta Pencil and Client of the Year at the recent One Show awards in New York as well as an additional 13 Golds, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze, 6 Merit awards.

By Ann Nurock 16 May 2018

Winners of the Festival of Media Global Awards 2018 announced
Winners of the Festival of Media Global Awards 2018 announced

The Festival of Media has announced the winners of the Festival of Media Global Awards 2018.

15 May 2018

SA's biggest board-meeting to address youth unemployment and education
SA's biggest board-meeting to address youth unemployment and education

Business leaders attending The Directors Event taking place on 8 June, will be addressing the issues of youth employment and entrepreneurship, and the role technology plays in promoting inclusive growth in SA.

11 May 2018

Jason Xenopolous, Neo Segola, Vumile Mavumengwana, Matt Ross, Molefi Thulo, Wayne Bishop.
Seven SA judges at Cannes Lions 2018

Cinemark, in its role as the official Cannes Lions representative in South Africa, has announced the list of local talent who will be making decisions and rewarding the cream of the creative crop in the south of France from 18-22 June.

10 May 2018

Lauren Bloom is a junior designer at Superunion in Johannesburg.
#OneShow2018: SA's bronze student campaign winner

The AAA School of Advertising CT and Lauren Bloom, now a junior designer at Superunion in Johannesburg, have been awarded 2 Bronze Cubes for campaigns, "Calculated Creative" (Illustration - Self Promotion) and "Black: A study of the darkest colour" (Limited Edition, Private Press or Special Format Book) at The One Club for Creativity Student ADC awards.

By Ann Nurock 9 May 2018

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ICCA names Cape Town top MICE destination in Africa

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) has named Cape Town as the number one city in Africa for hosting international association meetings. This is the tenth consecutive year Cape Town has achieved this accolade, hosting a total of 53 meetings to date.

8 May 2018

Prince Zwane, Lynne Wylie and Kaylee Germann. Image supplied.
SA's Young Lions competition winners announced

Cinemark has announced the Young Lions competition winners that will represent SA at Cannes Lions this year.

7 May 2018

Tim Harris, CEO of Wesgro; Rudi Visser, head of innovation acceleration for RCS; Victoria Jackson of Mest; Kerry Petrie of Silicon Cape; Xabiso Lombo, founder of Guardian Gabriel; Alexander Fraser of VC4A; and Christophe Viarnaud, founder of AfricArena.
#AfricaMonth: "We're not the United States of Africa"

AfricArena panellists offered various case studies on doing business in Africa and explained why it's time to focus on partnerships and collaboration across the continent before setting sights off our shores.

By leigh andrews 4 May 2018