Bongani Chinkanda, CEO of HDI Youth Marketeers, the agency that conducts the research for the Sunday Times Generation Next study, released last week, provided an overview at the conference, which took place on Thursday, 14 June at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.
Jessica Tennant 3 days ago
As part of the 2017 Cannes Lions Branded Entertainment jury, Jason Xenopoulos, VML global chief vision officer and EMEA CCO (currently on the Titanium Lions jury), took the opportunity to co-author a book called The Art of Branded Entertainment, edited by jury president PJ Pereira.
Jessica Tennant 3 days ago
The 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 21 June, with the 2018 Creative Data, Direct, Media, PR and Social & Influencer winners announced during the Reach award ceremony.
21 Jun 2018
From poverty and lack of feminine hygiene products to access to clean water, financial services and education, it's no secret that our country faces enormous challenges. Government and Non-profit organisations are doing their best to champion those who lack access to the basics in life, but they can't succeed alone. The challenges are too big, too complicated, and too expensive. There is an overwhelming need for public and private sectors to come together to help better our society.
mamahlatse marokane 21 Jun 2018
TBWA\Worldwide recently appointed David Uribe, co-founder of SmartBeemo, as regional data director for Africa and the Middle East.
Jessica Tennant 21 Jun 2018
This #YouthMonth, we go behind the selfie with 'just-35' Anna Vaulina - head of retention and customer experience for Showmax, she also moonlights as the head of marketing for the IAB SA, holds an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science and has completed both a Harvard business and innovation leadership course and a Massachusetts Institute of Technology big data and analytics course.
Leigh Andrews 20 Jun 2018
Boo-Yah!, an advisory and educational marketing services company, has announced its exclusive partnership with The Best of Global Digital Marketing, a Europe-based producer of workshops and in-house training on digital marketing.
20 Jun 2018
Nedbank has appointed The Odd Number to manage its digital media services.
19 Jun 2018
Digital media and technology specialists, NMPi and DQ&A, have announced that they are to acquire US digital creative specialists, Joystick. In doing so the global marketing group will comprise 340 employees across 16 offices globally.
incuBeta 18 Jun 2018
Many facets of the digital ecosystem are complex and fragmented but, as the opaque and largely unverified world of data collection comes under scrutiny and the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) come into force in Europe, ignoring a data's source is no longer an option.
Nick Bester 18 Jun 2018
FCB Global selected Johannesburg-based Yenani Madikwa, copywriter at FCB Africa, as the second annual Cannes FCBSocialEYE. The prize is an all-expenses-paid trip to attend Cannes 2018 and entails rubbing shoulders with high-profile creatives from all over the world. "I'll be building relationships with people that I don't usually have access to and learning things from worlds that I didn't even imagine existed," says Madikwa.
Jessica Tennant 18 Jun 2018