#AfricaMonth: Cape Town celebrates Africa Day
#AfricaMonth: Cape Town celebrates Africa Day

Delegates from across Africa are gathering in Cape Town today, 25 May 2018, to celebrate Africa Day at the Africa Day Business Networking Forum.

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Screengrab from 7-Second Resumes campaign - Grand Prix winner.
Effective Innovation winners for Warc Awards 2018 announced

The Warc Awards has announced the 2018 winners of the Effective Innovation category.

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NYF International Radio Program Awards: Finalists announced
NYF International Radio Program Awards: Finalists announced

Finalists for the New York Festivals International Radio Program Awards have been announced.

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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

Cannes Lions launches "Change for Good" hackathon
Cannes Lions launches "Change for Good" hackathon

Together with Amazon, Huge and international advocacy platform Global Citizen, Cannes Lions will host its first two-day "Change for Good" Hackathon, to be held live on 19-20 June at the 65th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

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DISCOP Markets.
More than 500 content producers from Africa heading for DISCOP Johannesburg

More than 500 film, television, digital and video gaming content producers from all over Africa will converge at DISCOP Johannesburg for the vibrant three-day market and co-production forum expected to welcome 1,500 plus delegates from 70 countries.

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Explore doing business to profit with purpose at the 2018 Africa Shared Value Summit
Explore doing business to profit with purpose at the 2018 Africa Shared Value Summit

Future-proof your business and book tickets now for the second annual Africa Shared Value Summit, set to take place this week, on 24-25 May 2018, at The Maslow conference centre in Sandton, Johannesburg. The theme for this year's summit is Meeting the Challenge, and you're invited to join the Shared Value movement, deepening and continuing the Shared Value conversation in Africa with a focus on implementation, impact and how Shared Value may be used as a vehicle to implement and align business to the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Issued by Shift Social Development 3 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.

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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

Santam Women of the Future Awards judges: Jo-Ann Strauss, Annette La Grange, Professor Thuli Madonsela, Dawn Nathan-Jones, Suzy Brokensha.
Fairlady Santam Women of the Future Awards judges announced

The Fairlady Santam Women of the Future Awards has selected a panel of respected judges to preside over the awards.

21 May 2018

Kaylee Germann and Prince Zwane are both from the Johannesburg-based agency, Publicis.
Cinemark Young Lions: Two different perspectives create broader outlook

Graphic designer, Prince Zwane and copywriter, Kaylee Germann from Publicis have won SA's Cinemark Young Lions competition (Cinemark are the SA representative of Cannes Lions 2018) and are ready to represent SA at the Cannes Lions Festival taking place 18-22 June.

By Juanita Pienaar 21 May 2018

Best of Show award winner for 'Fearless Girl', McCann New York. Image supplied.
NYF Advertising Awards reveals 2018 award-winners

The 2018 award-winners of the New York Festivals International Advertising Awards competition was announced at the New York Show gala held on 17 May at the renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City.

21 May 2018