#EntrepreneurMonth: Handcrafting bespoke luxury experiences across Africa with the Holts
#EntrepreneurMonth: Handcrafting bespoke luxury experiences across Africa with the Holts

Concepts Collection creates unforgettable luxury experiences - be it in the shape of a destination wedding, corporate event, group incentives, private celebrations or the ultimate in African holiday adventures. We chat to Founder and Managing Director Christina Holt and Group CEO Richard Holt to find out how it all started and what it takes to run one of the leading luxury brands in SA.

By Cari Coetzee 1 day ago

Shyft crowned MTN Business App of the Year
Shyft crowned MTN Business App of the Year

At the 2017 MTN Business App of the Year Awards, which took place last night, Thursday, 12 October 2017, Shyft was named the overall winner.

13 Oct 2017

Ethiopia launches e-visa service for African and international MICE participants
Ethiopia launches e-visa service for African and international MICE participants

Ethiopian Immigration and Nationality Affairs Main Department, in collaboration with Ethiopian Airlines Group, launched an E-Visa service for African and international participants of meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions (MICE) in Ethiopia. The service enables participants to issue their visa, book, pay and check-in their flight with Ethiopian Airlines - all online.

13 Oct 2017

Halo Advertising - winners of the Roger Garlick Grand Prix Award.
#AmasaAwards2017: Magic of the moment

Creating work that is of value is about more than price and cost; it is about effect. Proving the point, when it created magic of the moment, saw Halo Advertising win the coveted Roger Garlick Grand Prix for their client, Jacaranda, for its “More music you love” campaign at the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (Amasa) Awards.

By Danette Breitenbach 13 Oct 2017

BREAKING: Ireland/Davenport changes its name
BREAKING: Ireland/Davenport changes its name

Ireland/Davenport (ID) celebrated its 13th year at its office in Illovo, Johannesburg this evening and to mark the occasion along with its increase in black ownership from 25.1% to 51%, the boutique communications agency has been renamed Collective ID.

10 Oct 2017

Kempe on stage.
#EntrepreneurMonth: Next-generation entrepreneurship tips

Serial entrepreneur Linnéa Kempe is a multitasker of note. Not only is she a business strategist, she's also a regular speaker at business events, like Tycoons of Wealth II, which took place in Johannesburg last year. Kemp shares the importance of multitasking, building the right team and putting your brand out there.

By Leigh Andrews 9 Oct 2017

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New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards 2017 winners

The 5th annual New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards was held on Thursday, 28 September at the Monte Casino, drawing a crowd of over 400 people from the agency, corporate and education sectors, all eagerly awaiting the results.

5 Oct 2017

Overall Top Brand Grand Prix - Business - Vodacom (Lana Strydom and Zinhle Modiselle) with Bongani Siqoko, editor of Sunday Times.
Sunday Times Top Brands Awards: Be outstanding

It was all about being the best of best at this year's Sunday Times Top Brands Awards and this year the best of the best was Vodacom. The brand made a clean sweep of the Business category, winning all three the Grand Prix Awards - the Green Award, the Community Upliftment Award and Overall Favourite Brand - in that category. It also won its Consumer category, Telecommunication Providers, for the fifth year running.

By Danette Breitenbach 28 Sep 2017

All the 2017 Sunday Times Top Brands winners. Image supplied.
Winners of 2017 Sunday Times Top Brands survey announced

The results of the annual Sunday Times Top Brands survey were announced at an awards ceremony hosted at The Empire venue in Parktown, Johannesburg last night (Wednesday, 27 September).

28 Sep 2017

Move over content and distribution, user experience is king
Move over content and distribution, user experience is king

PwC's ‘Entertainment and media outlook: 2017 - 2021: An African perspective' foresees content and distribution moving aside as user experience takes centre stage. The report was launched yesterday at Urban Brew Studios in Johannesburg.

22 Sep 2017

One Club 2017 Creative Hall of Fame ceremony. Image supplied.
Creative Hall of Fame adds five more legends

The One Club for Creativity has inducted five advertising and design legends into its Creative Hall of Fame, originated in 1961 with Leo Burnett as the first inductee.

21 Sep 2017

#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling
#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling

Internationally renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson has amassed a loyal following of food lovers charmed by her no-fuss approach to cooking and ornate descriptions of food that are telling of her authentic passion for the subject.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Sep 2017

Celebrate your year-end event at Cape Grace
Celebrate your year-end event at Cape Grace

Spring has arrived in Cape Town, which signals that year-end is fast approaching.

Issued by Cape Grace 18 Sep 2017