Mela Events owners,Enelra Booth (L) and Tiziana Tucci (R) with M&N Brands Group CEO, Zibusiso Mkhwanazi.
M&N Brands: Building an SA-owned ad network, for Africans, by Africans

Earlier this week, it was announced that M&N Brands has acquired Mela Events. Here, M&N Brands Group CEO Zibusiso Mkhwanazi and Mela Events' owners, Tiziana Tucci and Enelra Booth, let us in on the secret sauce of their success and what the Mela Events acquisition foretells of M&N Brands' pan-African future.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

From left to right (first row): Neo Mashigo, Jenny Ehlers, Mariana O’Kelly, Pepe Marais. Second row: Jenny Glover, Francois Du Preez and Juliet Honey.
Seven SA judges selected for 2018 One Show!

The One Club for Creativity has announced the global creative leaders selected to serve as judges for The One Show 2018. Nearly 200 highly qualified creatives representing 34 countries will judge work from around the world.

7 Dec 2017

#Newsmaker: Net#work's Brad Reilly on the multiple award-winning Vagina Varsity campaign
#Newsmaker: Net#work's Brad Reilly on the multiple award-winning Vagina Varsity campaign

Net#work BBDO's Vagina Varsity campaign for Libresse recently received its 14th award at the Epica Awards in the 'Health, Beauty and Fashion Digital Campaigns' category, and was the only South African campaign to be awarded at the prize giving ceremony in Berlin on 16 November.

By Jessica Tennant 4 Dec 2017

Bain & Bunkell - Remarkable Life for Citadel Wealth Management.
Bain & Bunkell, only SA agency to make The One Show shortlist

Bain & Bunkell, Johannesburg, is the only South African agency to make The One Show shortlist for this period, with two entries making the cut: Remarkable Life for Citadel Wealth Management in Film and Knighthood for Sir Fruit in Social Media.

30 Nov 2017

Gregor Jenkin, winner of the Icon Award and winemaker, Rudiger Gretschel. Image credit: Kerry Red.
Winners of the Design Foundation Awards 2017 announced

Top South African design leaders were honoured on Saturday, 25 November at the fifth annual Design Foundation Awards, at a ceremony held in Cape Town.

29 Nov 2017

FCB took home the title of large agency of the year and overall agency of the year at #FMAdFocus2017. Image: ©

Tonight, Wednesday, 22 November, the winners of the 2017 Financial Mail AdFocus Awards were announced at an event held at The Empire Conference and Events venue in Parktown, Gauteng.

22 Nov 2017

Xolisa Dyeshana, Creative Circle chairperson and chief creative officer at Joe Public.
Creative Circle takes steps towards its new purpose

The Creative Circle is taking bold steps to ensure it is equipped to lead the creative industry into the future. Since last year, it has been following a rigorous purpose finding process with its exco, where a new purpose for the organisation was uncovered:

22 Nov 2017

Raquel Ribeiro (on the right) and a friend at this year's Loerie Awards.
#FMAdFocus2017: Top student nominee: Raquel Ribeiro

Raquel Ribeiro, a communication design student at the University of Johannesburg, was recently announced as one of three finalists in the student category of the 2017 AdFocus Awards. I caught up with Ribeiro and her lecturer Christa van Zyl to find out what they're expecting from the gala evening taking place on Wednesday, 22 November 2017...

By Juanita Pienaar 20 Nov 2017

Net#work BBDO campaign, Vagina Varsity.
Winners announced for 2017 Epica Awards

In the 2017 Epica Awards there were Grand Prix winners from Canada, the United States, Poland, Germany and France. The jury decided to award two film Grands Prix this year, one for a film supporting a nonprofit organisation and one for a commercial for an online retailer.

17 Nov 2017

Bianca Joynt and Miles Murphy from Liquorice at the National Business Awards.
Liquorice wins Digital Company of the Year Award at National Business Awards

Liquorice, a DigitasLBi company, took top honours at last night's prestigious 15th National Business Awards in Johannesburg, being named Digital Company of the Year, beating out Microsoft, GetSmarter and Superbalist among others.

17 Nov 2017

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JWT creates "Be Famous Famous" campaign for One Show 2018 call for entries

The One Club for Creativity has opened the call for entries for the 2018 One Show awards, and kicked off yesterday, Wednesday, 15 November 2017, with the humorous "Be Famous Famous" campaign developed by J. Walter Thompson New York.

16 Nov 2017

The biggest South African disrupting summit of all time
The biggest South African disrupting summit of all time

16-17 November 2017, at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Centre, Johannesburg

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Founder and CEO of Colourworks, Lesley Waterkeyn.
Local entrepreneur wins IWEC award!

Cape Town businesswomen and entrepreneur, Lesley Waterkeyn is one of five South African entrepreneurs who received an award from the International Women's Entrepreneurial Challenge (IWEC) Foundation at a special ceremony in Seattle, last night.

15 Nov 2017