In the South African main market paternalistic attitudes could damage, if not kill, a brand; brands that survive and thrive are the ones who understand that they are not in control of the consumer's destiny. The challenge for brands is to become an integral part of the consumer's life-stages and to stay centred in "the best life, now" scenario. 8 Apr 2014 Read more >>

Zinto, an established brand activation, entertainment and event company, recently embarked on the second leg of its 'all things brand' campaign, which is aimed at driving brand awareness and promoting the company's experiential promotional activities and customised campaigns to marketing decision-makers at media agencies. 11 Mar 2014 Read more >>

In 2012, South Africa was named the world's leading sports tourism destination, and according to figures from Brand South Africa, roughly 10% of foreign visitors who visit the country each year do so to watch or participate in a sporting event. This statement reflects our potential for growth in sport development, tourism and recreation. 7 Feb 2014 Read more >>

Platco Digital recently launched their free-to-air satellite TV platform, OpenView HD, and revealed their channel offering which consists of 15 new channels, including's eKasi+, eAfrica+, eMovies+ and eToonz+. This latest addition to the satellite scene boasts a variety of genres catering to the South African viewers' needs. 24 Jan 2014 Read more >>

To ensure that your brand creates a lasting impression, you must be able to differentiate it in a way that's meaningful and memorable among a plethora of competitor brands vying for attention. In order to do this, your brand needs to create conversations with consumers that convey messages in a unique and specialised format. 26 Nov 2013 Read more >>

Easy Waves together with Zinto Marketing Group (Zinto) recently visited high schools with a quick-paced, high-energy edutainment show that incorporates music and theatre to teach teenagers about the importance of personal care, hygiene and grooming, as well as developing their self-confidence. 18 Nov 2013 Read more >>

As part of its healthy hand-washing programme, disinfectant soap brand, Securex, reached out to over 40,000 learners and caregivers in over 80 primary schools across Gauteng during October. 1 Nov 2013 Read more >>

Zinto Sports recently sponsored the entertainment at the Speech Ndlovu Memorial Games in Tembisa on the East Rand, in honour of the late local soccer icon, Mandla "Speech" Ndlovu, who was Bafana Bafana's assistant kit manager in 2008. 21 Aug 2013 Read more >>

Bidvest Wits Football Club has entered into a one-year agreement with giant Italian sports brand, Kappa, to supply club merchandise and playing kits through to the end of the 2013/2014 soccer season. 16 Aug 2013 Read more >>

Rusty Orange Productions, a division of Zinto Marketing Group, has been chosen by internationally recognised drummer, Lourens Meyer, to compile a showcase video that demonstrates his musicality and showmanship on stage. 8 Aug 2013 Read more >>

Brand SA is now launching the Play Your Part Dance Against Drugs campaign, together with Zinto, to lead the way and inspire both the business community and the general public to grow this corporate initiative, which is driving its anti-drug abuse messaging at schools and mall activations aimed at the youth. 10 Jul 2013 Read more >>

Business Engage, formerly known as Women in Finance, recently held the Hot Tables event in Johannesburg as a way of encouraging small business, corporates and business people to engage and interact with each other in a social way. Hosted by an industry expert, the event showcased ways in which attendees can create, manage and communicate a brand effectively and build a small business. 5 Jun 2013 Read more >>

For the seventh consecutive year, Zinto, a brand activation and entertainment company, teamed up with Freeze Frame Crew, a hip hop dance ensemble, to launch the fifth edition of its annual dance battle, called Big Bang Five. The popular championship, which was conceptualised by the Freeze Frame Crew, combines all the hip hop elements under one roof. It also gives up-and-coming dance groups, rappers, skateboarders and graffiti artists a platform to showcase their talents. 15 May 2013 Read more >>

BIC is committed to tackling the challenges of education and literacy in South Africa with campaigns like the 'BIC Change a Future' educational roadshow, which provides under-resourced schools in Gauteng with learning tools and school materials. 14 May 2013 Read more >>

Oscar von Memerty is a 17-year-old hip hop dancer and motivational speaker. He is the son of entertainer and co-host of SA's Got Talent, Ian von Memerty. Oscar has a rare condition called Maroteaux Lamy Syndrome, which is characterised by dwarfism amongst other symptoms. 25 Apr 2013 Read more >>

For the seventh consecutive year, the Zinto Marketing Group (Zinto) teamed up with MTN, to drive a series of interactive activations during the Zion Christian Church pilgrimage to Moria in Limpopo that took place over the Easter weekend and reached over six million commuters over a four day period. 24 Apr 2013 Read more >>

In the highly competitive fast-moving consumer goods market, companies need to stay ahead of the opposition to ensure their survival and growth. And if you are South Africa's largest food company and the owner of 35 household brands, including Ace Maize Meal, Golden Cloud flour and Tastic Rice, this couldn't be more pertinent. 23 Apr 2013 Read more >>

Zinto, an established brand activation, entertainment and event company in Johannesburg, recently teamed up with the Bidvest Wits Football Club (nicknamed The Clever Boys) to kick off the Bums on Seats campaign. 22 Apr 2013 Read more >>

Zinto, an established brand activation, entertainment and event company, recently teamed up with Global Interface and Eskom to launch the 49M Green Campus Initiative. The campaign kicked off earlier this month at the North-West University and University of KwaZulu-Natal with the intention of uniting a community of South African students and educating them about ways to use electricity sparingly. 19 Apr 2013 Read more >>

Ntombifuthi Mahlangu and Pearl Jozany, students at Lavela Secondary School in Soweto, and Lindiwe Adams from Zitikeni Secondary School in Thembisa, recently won an exclusive dinner with Lehlogonolo "Nolo" Phiri of Rhythm City fame. It took place at Emperors Palace, following hair care brand Easy Waves' 'Best Friend Friday' competition. 5 Dec 2012 Read more >>

Brand activations and entertainment company, the Zinto Activation Group (Zinto), recently teamed up with for the eKasi Tour campaign. The stars of's most popular local drama and reality shows are travelling across South Africa to rub shoulders with their fans at mall activations and shisa nyamas (braais). 4 Dec 2012 Read more >>

Brand activations and entertainment company, the Zinto Activation Group (Zinto), recently donated 10 smartphones to the Limpopo Malaria Control Programme in support of a research pilot project underway in the Vhembe district of Limpopo. Funded by the US National Institute of Environmental and Health Sciences and implemented by the provincial health department, the programme intends to improve the monitoring of indoor residual spraying with insecticides. 3 Dec 2012 Read more >>

For many children in South Africa who are eager to learn, access to educational tools is unfortunately beyond their reach and many learners start the school year or term without so much as a pen. BIC understands the importance of education and is putting the power of the pen back into the hands of the youth, who are our future. 12 Oct 2012 Read more >>

The Zinto Activation Group (Zinto), a brand activations and entertainment company, was in full swing at a four ball better ball golf day and charity event to raise funds for cancer patient Lizanne Coetzee's treatment and care. Lizanne, an Alberton resident, was recently diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, which is a cancer originating in the white blood cells and spreading from one lymph node to the other. 10 Sep 2012 Read more >>

The Zinto Marketing Group (Zinto) recently secured Proudly South African's below-the-line national marketing campaign, "Buy Local to Create Jobs". Zinto has been assigned to manage and execute Proudly South African's brand activations, experiential marketing activities and promotional events and branded entertainment drives. 6 Sep 2012 Read more >>

Zukiswa Lutshaba from Zwide, Port Elizabeth, recently drove away in a brand new Hyundai Getz thanks to the MTN Y'ello Salebration competition 2011. She is the first of two lucky winners to receive a Hyundai Getz. Entrants also stood a chance to win other prizes including a Playstation 3, MP3 player, or a television set. 6 Sep 2012 Read more >>

Sue Komori from Newlands, Cape Town, recently drove away in a brand new Hyundai Getz thanks to the MTN Y'ello Salebration competition 2011. She is the first of two lucky winners to receive a Hyundai Getz. Entrants also stood a chance to win other prizes including a Playstation 3, MP3 player, or a television set. 5 Sep 2012 Read more >>

Kgaugelo Mehlape from Erasmuskloof, Pretoria, recently drove away in a brand new Hyundai Tucson thanks to the MTN Muziq competition with DJ Tira. 4 Sep 2012 Read more >>

The Zinto Activation Group (Zinto), a brand activations and entertainment company, is continually at the forefront of creating new platforms for brands to engage with the youth market and contribute to socially conscious marketing initiatives. Their edutainment format assists the learning process by using the power of dance and music to communicate key messages to the youth. 3 Sep 2012 Read more >>

The Zinto Activation Group (ZAG), a brand activations and entertainment company, recently launched its own record label, Zinto Records, which has opened its doors as a subsidiary of the well-established marketing company. 31 Aug 2012 Read more >>

The Zinto Marketing Group (Zinto) has been awarded MTN's below-the-line marketing campaign for a period of three years, based on its previous success in running the company's promotional and branded entertainment drives. Zinto has now been assigned to manage and execute MTN's brand activations, experiential marketing activities and promotional events. 30 Aug 2012 Read more >>

Zinto Activation Group (ZAG), a brand activations and entertainment company, wanted to enhance their brand experience by investing in staging that would take their activations to the next level, while ensuring the safety of their performers. For this reason, ZAG has selected the latest cutting-edge solutions in staging and trussing from the Prolyte Group for their small and large events and entertainment needs. 28 Feb 2012 Read more >>

For the third consecutive year Zinto Activation Group (ZAG) has been contracted by KFC to run its dynamic roadshows and festivals for the KFC Mini Cricket brand. 12 Dec 2011 Read more >>

Zinto Activation Group (ZAG) was appointed by the Government Pension Administration Agency (GPAA) to conceptualise an industrial showpiece for their employees in order to drive a modernisation programme around the adoption of new technological systems and processes to administer pension funds to senior citizens. 11 Oct 2011 Read more >>

Zinto Activation Group (ZAG) has partnered with Greater Alexandra Chamber of Commerce (GALXCOC) and World of Golf to uplift and upskill students from Reotile High School in Alexandra Township through the sport of golf. The initiative runs from 14 September to 28 September 2011 and 20 students have been selected for the roll out and implementation phase of the golfing corporate social investment campaign. Moving forward the programme will rely on corporate sponsorship to fund individuals who demonstrate both natural talent and learned skill for the sport. 29 Sep 2011 Read more >>

Zinto Marketing Group has been in operation for more than ten years and the brand is embracing change and embarking on a rebrand by refreshing its identity and changing its name to Zinto Activations Group (ZAG). 22 Sep 2011 Read more >>

BIC has partnered with READ Educational Trust and Zinto Activation Group (ZAG) to roll out the 'Change a Future' educational roadshow. The campaign aims to encourage primary school pupils to aid less fortunate school children who do not have access to basic and essential school materials. ZAG is currently rolling out the brand activations in schools across Gauteng and will continue until 31 October 2011 with interactive dance shows performed by branded entertainment professionals who will communicate the message in a way the youth will understand and find entertaining. 12 Sep 2011 Read more >>

Promoters are important brand custodians and the quality and enthusiasm of promoter staff can make or break an in-store campaign. A brand ambassador is responsible for marketing and promoting brand names by engaging consumers and interacting with them on a personal level. 6 Sep 2011 Read more >>

Zinto Activation Group (ZAG) in conjunction with Kotex® Young embarked on a Primary School Roadshow. For the first time this year the Kotex® Young team travelled to Bloemfontein and Polokwane where the roadshow was well received by the teen audiences. The Kotex® Young team recently wrapped up their Durban leg of the tour using the roadshow as a platform to introduce the new Kotex® Young Maxi pad to the female learners. 5 Aug 2011 Read more >>

Zinto Marketing Group (Zinto) together with the Presidential Awards Programme, under the Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture Department, hosted the Youth Commemoration Day event for youth empowerment as part of a rehabilitation programme aimed at young prisoners while serving their sentences. The event took place at the Pretoria Correctional Services sports centre on 30 June to honour Youth Day. As the initiative is driven by inmates, the success of the event relies solely on contributions and sponsorships from external parties. 21 Jun 2011 Read more >>

The start of the cricket season provided the perfect opportunity for MTN, sponsors of the MTN40 cricket fixtures, to launch their MTN 1-4-1 summer campaign through brand activation specialists the Zinto Marketing Group. 6 Dec 2010 Read more >>

The Zinto Marketing Group, specialists in branded entertainment have embarked on a "get everyone shaking" programme to upskill their performance staff in order to prepare them for the future and add benefit to the business model as a whole. 9 Nov 2010 Read more >>

The Zinto Marketing Group recently gave clients the opportunity to immerse themselves in their target market for an afternoon during the recent Rawstyle Chapters dance battle held in Florida Park. 28 Oct 2010 Read more >>

Brand activation specialists, the Zinto Marketing Group, has launched an innovation in stage performance with their specially crafted and designed fleet of mobi stages, making set up as easy as one, two, three! 13 Jul 2010 Read more >>

The Zinto Marketing Group will be bringing the FIFA World Cup fan parks to life during the period of the tournament by providing live entertainment at all ten of the official fan parks spread across the country - bringing the spirit of the Soccer World Cup to the people. 2 Jun 2010 Read more >>

Zinto Marketing Group's local beat-boxing talent, George Avakian, has made it through to the top 21 performing talents of SA's Got Talent, currently on screens. 16 Nov 2009 Read more >>

Dancing, choreography and live performances are a far cry from the grungy world of gangsterism, drugs and street life, but dance is where a proud Ashley Beyers (20 years) finds himself after a tough couple of years as a frustrated and confused teen in a rough neighbourhood. 10 Nov 2009 Read more >>

Visitors to selected shopping centres in Johannesburg, including Cresta and Westgate, were recently treated to a week of exciting competitions and giveaways in the Baby Soft® toilet tissue Win-a-Car promotion. 4 Nov 2009 Read more >>

Brand activation specialists, Zinto Marketing Group, have introduced their latest CSI initiative taking hip hop, pantsula, popping and breakdancing into prisons around Johannesburg. Zinto Marketing Group and its “Amajita Ayajika - the men are jiving” workshop will be visiting Sun City prison in the south of Johannesburg, as the first of many future dance workshops aimed at prisoners, as part of a rehabilitation programme while serving their sentences. 23 Oct 2009 Read more >>