#CannesLions2016: All the South African winners!
#CannesLions2016: All the South African winners!

The 2016 version of Cannes Lions' Festival of Creativity has come to a close, with South African agencies roaring with pride at their 61 awards received.

16 hours ago

Carter Murray
#CannesLions2016: The importance of agency culture

Live from the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, Ann Nurock spoke with FCB Worldwide CEO Carter Murray, about the group's showing at this year's awards. He focused on culture particularly and pointed out that it's much more than a byproduct or a corporate word.

By Ann Nurock 17 hours ago

Marlon Davids appointed as MD of e.tv channels
Marlon Davids appointed as MD of e.tv channels

eMedia Investments has appointed Marlon Davids as the MD of e.tv. He has been Acting Managing Director since April 2016.

Issued by e.tv 3 days ago

Brazil ready for Olympics with new ambush marketing laws
Brazil ready for Olympics with new ambush marketing laws

Brazil recently amended its 2009 Olympic Act to protect official event sponsors from ambush marketers. The changes took effect on May 10, 2016, ahead of the Rio 2016 Games.

3 days ago

Facebook is not a social media platform
Facebook is not a social media platform

I have an agenda and I am not ashamed to admit it. Let me start out by saying that I am a Facebook fan! My agenda is to convince you why you should be buying ads on Facebook. I do genuinely believe that Facebook is one of the most amazing and powerful media vehicles out there, and I often wonder why it doesn't get taken as seriously as it should.

By Richard Lord 23 Jun 2016

Woolworths wins international award for marketing campaign
Woolworths wins international award for marketing campaign

Woolworths has won the Best Marketing Campaign linked to Loyalty at the 2016 International Loyalty Magazine Awards ceremony, which took place in London earlier this week.

23 Jun 2016

72andSunny's Jarvis, Cole and Boiler.
"Why you don't need an innovation department to foster innovation."

If ever there was a title for a talk that didn't live up to its name it was this one at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity by Glenn Cole, John Boiler and Matt Jarvis of 72andSunny, the LA-headquartered creative agency that has offices in New York and Amsterdam...

By Ann Nurock 23 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: From humble beginnings to the cover of Forbes Africa
#YouthMonth: From humble beginnings to the cover of Forbes Africa

Not many 28 year olds have achieved what Nigeria's Obinwanne Okeke has. Not only does he run a successful company spanning five African countries, but he has graced the cover of Forbes Africa, in their "30 under 30 people to watch in 2016" feature.

By Nicci Botha 22 Jun 2016

Reflections of his selfie with Kyle Lewis. That’s “Action Cut Kyle” to you…
#BehindtheSelfie with... Kyle Lewis

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Kyle Lewis, the only SA director to have been featured twice this year on Shots, nominated for a SAMA for best music video for the third year in a row.

By Leigh Andrews 22 Jun 2016

'Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town's 'Technically Speaking' campaign that brought home Outdoor bronze for Volkswagen Genuine Parts.
#CannesLions2016: Outdoor Lions winners!

The 2016 Cannes Outdoor Lions award ceremony resulted in 285 awards in total, with a campaign Bronze Lion coming home to SA

21 Jun 2016

Promise wins Edcon's Speciality Division business
Promise wins Edcon's Speciality Division business

After an extensive pitch process, Promise has been appointed as the agency of record for Edcon's Speciality Division.

Issued by Promise Brand Specialists 21 Jun 2016

#CannesLions2016: Airbnb's 'connected disruption' model
#CannesLions2016: Airbnb's 'connected disruption' model

Brian Chesky cofounder and CEO of Airbnb, kicked off his keynote presentation at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity with the following rather staggering quote: "Tonight in Cannes, 5,100 people are staying at Airbnb and 1.3million people are staying in an Airbnb somewhere in the world."

By Ann Nurock 21 Jun 2016

KIA Motors backs creation of community auto mechanic training centres in Ethiopia and Kenya
KIA Motors backs creation of community auto mechanic training centres in Ethiopia and Kenya

KIA Motors Corporation recently held two ceremonies to mark the start of construction on a pair of new community-run auto mechanic training centres in Ethiopia and Kenya.

Issued by Kia Motors South Africa 21 Jun 2016