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AdFocus Awards 2014: Twice as nice for Joe Public
AdFocus Awards 2014: Twice as nice for Joe Public

The AdFocus Awards took place on 26 November 2014 at the The Fifth Room in Rivonia, Johannesburg, with Joe Public walking away with two big awards.

By Danette Breitenbach 27 Nov 2014 10:43

#OutofOffice is where great brands are built
#OutofOffice is where great brands are built

Out of Office is no longer just an automatic reply, but a new talk series that features inspirational, informative and high-profile speakers in unusual spaces, and also what marketers and brand managers alike ought to be if they're to make any meaningful difference in the lives of consumers.

By Jessica Taylor 25 Nov 2014 08:58

Customer Experience 2.0: The Next Chapter in Customer Experience Innovation
Customer Experience 2.0: The Next Chapter in Customer Experience Innovation

Customer Experience World returns to Johannesburg on 10 and 11 March 2015 for its fourth year. The event will build on its previous success, bringing the same mix of excellent speakers, interactive sessions and practical next steps on how organisations can improve the customer experience.

Issued by The Focus Group 24 Nov 2014 11:28

Loeries move to Durban ICC in 2015
Loeries move to Durban ICC in 2015

The 2015 Loeries Creative Week will be held from 10-16 August 2015 at the Durban ICC, as the prestigious event moves a month earlier from its Cape Town home.

18 Nov 2014 08:43

[AfricaCom 2014] Appsolutely awesome insights from the final AfricApps session
[AfricaCom 2014] Appsolutely awesome insights from the final AfricApps session

Have you factored slow EDGE and desktop link incompatibility into your mobile app design process? These hot topics were bandied about on the last day of AfricApps at AfricaCom 2014.

By Leigh Andrews 18 Nov 2014 08:00

It's about the creative
It's about the creative

Eddie Mbalo, Interim CEO, On Digital Media/StarSat, believes South Africa's content providing industry is in a crisis and this is why TopTV ended up the way it did.

By Danette Breitenbach 14 Nov 2014 14:15

The Annual AdFocus Awards 2014 finalists announced
The Annual AdFocus Awards 2014 finalists announced

The 26 November event, which brings together the previously competing AdFocus and The Annual awards, will celebrate 13 winners - including, for the first time, Student of the Year.

13 Nov 2014 13:55

The Coca-Cola dome transforms itself again and again - the Coca-Cola dome
The Coca-Cola dome transforms itself again and again

One of the keys to a successful venue is the ability to transform itself to suit any performance. At the Coca-Cola dome this sometimes happens literally within 24 hours! The Coca-Cola dome's professional team has 15 years of exceptional experience and is able to configure the venue to suit the artist's requirements while providing the best experience for the audience...

Issued by the Coca-Cola dome 13 Nov 2014 12:43

Mark Zeller
AWXI - bigger, better, faster

I can't seem to believe that it's been yet another year since the last Advertising Week... Prior to leaving for the USA, the excitement and expectation of this year's conference was somewhat the same as last year, but in reality, this year's version was - in classic stereotypical American style - bigger, better and faster. Despite breaking the bank splurging on Fifth Avenue and having officially put my credit card into rehab on arriving back in South Africa (#firstworldproblems), AWXI has, as it did last year, inspired, energised and excited me all over again, about the advertising industry.

By Mark Zeller 12 Nov 2014 05:15

All the 2014 Assegai Awards winners
All the 2014 Assegai Awards winners

The Southern African Direct Marketing Association Assegai Awards is one of the highlights of the industry's calendar. Presented at Shine Studios in Braamfontein on 6 November at a gala dinner, the Assegai Awards celebrated and rewarded the innovation, creativity, strategy and return on investment within the direct marketing industry.

7 Nov 2014 14:39

Meet SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer at the DStv Kids Xtravaganza this festive season - VWV Group
Meet SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer at the DStv Kids Xtravaganza this festive season

Children's favourites Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants and Nick Jr's Dora the Explorer will be performing live in their own shows at the DStv Kids Xtravaganza, which takes place at Vodacom World in Midrand from 12 to 15 December.

Issued by VWV Group 6 Nov 2014 09:17

IPRA World Congress in Johannesburg offers top speakers on nation branding
IPRA World Congress in Johannesburg offers top speakers on nation branding

The International Public Relations Association's (IPRA) World Congress, being held in Johannesburg in September 2015, offers José Filipe Torres, CEO and Founder of Bloom Consulting, and Msindisi Fengu, senior journalist at the Daily Dispatch, as keynote speakers.

31 Oct 2014 07:37

VavavavoOomph! - Oomph! Africa
VavavavoOomph!

Brand activation and OOH media expert - Oomph! Africa - cracks record quarter-of-a-million attendance at Sanlam's Roadshow.

By Susan Mottram, Issued by Oomph! Africa 30 Oct 2014 10:46