For the fourth year in succession, Playmakers, celebrating 15 years in the industry, have been named the Sport Agency of the Year at the prestigious Discovery Sport Industry Awards, which took place in Sandton on Thursday, 11 February 2016.
With the Discovery Sport Industry Awards being awarded on 11 February 2016, the element of sports sponsorship is under the limelight. The relationship between sports and sponsorship ROIs becomes a little more interesting when those sponsorships contain an element of CSI. In South Africa, CSI is seen as an integral part of doing business; not just a beneficial afterthought.
Dialdirect is the headline sponsor for the first season of The Voice South Africa, which debuted on M-Net on 31 January 2016. The adverts flighted during the season feature South African singer/songwriter, Matthew Mole.
Business and Arts South Africa is gearing up for a jam-packed year, with events, symposiums and programmes aimed at expanding and scaling the agency's impact and influence - both in South Africa and a growing number of African territories.
The Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) through its Mzansi Golden Economy (MGE) Programme, is offering 50 sponsored passes to the Arts & Culture Trust (ACT)/ University of Johannesburg (UJ) Conference on 16-17 March 2016. Applications for subsidised registration close on 7 February 2016.
CNN will be in Cape Town earlier than usual this year in order to cover history in the making.