Amsterdam workspace concept comes to SA
Amsterdam workspace concept comes to SA

Following last month's launch of the Amsterdam-based workspace concept, Spaces at Atrium on 5th in Sandton, I interviewed Dutch founder Martijn Roordink to find out what it offers the South African workforce besides a place to plug in your laptop, and for his views on this new way of working.

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

#Newsmaker: And the new CEO of the IAB SA is... Paula Hulley
#Newsmaker: And the new CEO of the IAB SA is... Paula Hulley

The IAB SA today announced that Paula Hulley is succeeding former CEO Josephine Buys.

By Jessica Tennant 19 Apr 2018

E-commerce and millennials
E-commerce and millennials

Millennials have such close ties to online shopping and smartphone usage, but what does e-commerce mean to them?

By Fiona Brauns 18 Apr 2018

Search is on for new Face of Pond's
Search is on for new Face of Pond's

Pond's South Africa is searching for the new face of its brand, who will feature in the company's marketing campaigns and win prizes to the value of a R100,000.

13 Apr 2018

Unbranded awning over Ta-Barbetta, the village baker | Mark Leach
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: The invisible baker

Diagonally across from our village house and on the opposite corner lies one of the great marketing mysteries of Malta, a retail conundrum that would perplex even Sherlock Holmes - the case of the invisible baker.

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 13 Apr 2018

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Avatar starts new agency exclusively for client

Avatar announced today that it is starting a new agency, called Kanbar, solely responsible for its newly won Skyy Vodka account and 100% owned by M&N Brands.

13 Apr 2018

#BizTrends2018: 18 trends for 2018
#BizTrends2018: 18 trends for 2018

Every year I produce Bizcommunity.com's top trends for the year ahead, based on the predictions of our expert thought leaders, from the media and marketing communications industry in South Africa and Africa who contributed to our trends annual project; as well as my own trends research. This is our 'year of accountability' as brands, government and individuals are held accountable for their actions.

By Louise Marsland 10 Apr 2018

She Says NYC discussion with Kari Niles, Barbara Thall, Silvia Cavalcanti, and Jesse Baker. © .
Largest creative network for women, SheSays, launches in Cape Town

The world's largest creative network for women, SheSays, is launching in Cape Town on 19 April 2018 - the first in Africa.

6 Apr 2018

Ogilvy JHB to deliver modern marketing with Elouise Kelly as new MD
Ogilvy JHB to deliver modern marketing with Elouise Kelly as new MD

Ogilvy Johannesburg has announced the appointment of Elouise Kelly as new agency MD, with former deputy MD Tracey Edwards now chief delivery officer.

5 Apr 2018

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"Let me tell you a story..." Why marketing fails without digital storytelling

There's no denying the power of potent digital storytelling skills, but marketers aren't necessarily born equipped with those skills, nor do they know how to hone them. Enter the BrandLove potent digital storytelling experiential workshop, co-presented by Chantel Botha and Jon Savage. Here's a sneak peek of what I experienced.

By Leigh Andrews 5 Apr 2018

2018 Prism Awards young judging panel. Image supplied.
Prism Awards 2018 judging panels

This year's Prism Awards lineup of over 60 judges alongside 11 Prisms young judges have deliberated on over 230 entries submitted by leading public relations and communication consultancies, corporates and NGOs for their 2017 campaigns.

4 Apr 2018

Screengrab from Makongoza's Fort Review video.
#FortReview: "It's time to hear the black voices in advertising" - Neo Makongoza

It's a touchy subject for some, but completely necessary to explore: Here's how Fort Review is amplifying the need to truly hear the black voices in advertising and stop being creative Jekyll and Hydes.

By Leigh Andrews 29 Mar 2018

SA adman feared abducted in Rwanda
SA adman feared abducted in Rwanda

Criticism of Rwandan President Paul Kagame is believed to be the reason behind the disappearance of South African advertising professional, Leon Orsmond. He has been missing for six weeks.

29 Mar 2018