Act II popcorn has dared to be brave and allowed the Volcano creative team to go full monty, and be as immeasurably "out-of-the-box" as one can be, when conceptualising the TVC for Act II's new product. A market stalwart, Act II has always been South Africa's most popular Microwave Popcorn brand, with millions of South Africans reaching for Act II as their choice companion for at-home movies. 24 Apr 2014 Read more >>

South African consumers, business and all levels of government have been urged to reconsider procurement channels to support local product and services providers through an integrated campaign developed by The Volcano Group, in association with client, The Manufacturing Circle. 29 Nov 2013 Read more >>

The Volcano Group are at it again, shattering perceptions and stretching creativity to the somewhat quirky and absurd. The team's latest campaign for global sauce sensation, Tabasco Sauce, has had its fair share of conversation on the streets and social media feeds, with consumers embracing a campaign that has been lauded for its creativity, brazen quirky attributes and in-your-face street pole executions. 28 Nov 2013 Read more >>

With two of the most discerning global creative minds on this year's judging panel, Dave Trott and Jaime Mandelbaum, The 2013 Eagle Print Awards represented one the holy grails of print advertising awards, and remain one of the most coveted honours for agencies around the country. 5 Nov 2013 Read more >>

Paul Jackson, MD of the Volcano Group, was recently recognised for his role in shaping the future of South Africa. At a gala dinner held at Joburg's Monte Casino, Jackson was amongst 47 young professionals cited for his outstanding work ethic, dedication and his anticipated future contribution to South Africa's economic growth and prosperity. 27 Aug 2013 Read more >>

Volcano PR has been appointed to handle the Nespresso and Tabasco public relations activities in South Africa. 19 Jul 2013 Read more >>

Who could bear the thought of facing freezing winter mornings and chilly afternoons without your trusted (loved/adored/idolised) mug of hot coffee or chocolate? Who has found themselves bickering with office colleagues because someone dared use your mug instead of the generic office supplied variety? And let's face it, how many have spent more than a moment's silence after a misfortunate elbow sent your precious mug crashing to the floor, breaking into more pieces than could reasonably be glued back together. Yes, your mug is a part of who you are, it's part of your winter arsenal and it's the central theme in Nestlé's new "My Mug & Me" winter campaign. 28 Jun 2013 Read more >>

Smeg and Volcano have brought the 'Win a Tour Italiano' campaign to life, all confined within the (spacious) cavity of the stylish Smeg dishwasher. The campaign takes the form of a competition which will see a lucky winner jet off to Italy to experience the best of Italian lifestyle, while being shown the best that Smeg technologies have to offer at Smeg's headquarters in Guastalla. 20 Jun 2013 Read more >>

This week, twitter-savvy aspiring PR professionals will have the opportunity to out-tweet each other for an internship or experiential training spot at the Volcano PR offices. Spurred by the influx of internship requests ahead of the university holidays, the team at Volcano PR decided to up the ante and allow prospective junior applicants to apply using only 280 characters - or two tweets - to grab the team's attention. 12 Jun 2013 Read more >>

SAPESI - the South African Primary Support Initiative, can now boast an appealing as well as effective corporate identity, thanks to Johannesburg-based Volcano Group. SAPESI, a registered NGO, was established in 2006, providing mobile library busses to outlying areas across the country, affording reading and literacy opportunities to schools without the means to provide libraries to learners. 26 Apr 2013 Read more >>

Nestlé's annual sales promotion for its much loved chocolate brands, KitKat and Bar One, recently underwent an overhaul. Volcano's latest campaign, "Chocolate Cash Raiders", for client Nestlé, puts the consumer in the heart of an action flick. 23 Apr 2013 Read more >>

Volcano Group - one of South Africa's award-winning independent agencies, and a member of the leading global ICOM+In network, has just wrapped on a through-the-line campaign for client, Tabasco, setting an excellent foundation for continued activity throughout 2013. 13 Mar 2013 Read more >>

In what's become tradition over the last few years, Johannesburg's Volcano Group once again showed love for their clients this Valentine's Day with a short film shot and produced by the agency team. 14 Feb 2013 Read more >>

Touted as the only international competition recognising excellence in financial advertising and marketing, the Midas Awards 2012 featured a strong contingent of local winners, with Jo'burg-based Volcano Advertising joining the accolades for their TVC entitled 'Protection' for client Mutual and Federal. 11 Jan 2013 Read more >>

Volcano Group - one of South Africa's award-winning independent agencies, and members of the leading global ICOM+In network, have recently launched a sizzling new 360-degree integrated campaign for the enormously popular international brand, Tabasco. 27 Nov 2012 Read more >>

Volcano Public Relations (Volcano PR) has recently wrapped on a nationwide CSI campaign for client, MAN Truck & Bus (Pty) Ltd (MAN), donating more than 300 trees to local schools and communities around the country as a visual representation of the reduction in carbon emissions achieved by MAN's recently launched line of TGS EfficientLine trucks. 2 Nov 2012 Read more >>

Volcano Group scoops Tabasco TTL business 5 Oct 2012 Read more >>

Volcano Advertising has just wrapped a nationwide campaign where they were afforded the opportunity to tell their client - MAN Truck & Bus - to hit the road, literally. The conceptualisation and implementation of the launch and tour of the new TGS EfficientLine range of trucks from the German industry leader happened in a timeframe of less than three weeks, but this didn't affect the quality output of the campaign which easily stands out in a competitive and highly analytical freight, transport and operations industry. 4 Oct 2012 Read more >>

The in' Africa Network is continuing to expand rapidly throughout Africa with Volcano Advertising, South Africa's leading IMC agency, taking the lead in driving the regional growth on this rapidly emerging continent of over one billion consumers. 27 Feb 2012 Read more >>

Young Solution cuts through clutter with a fresh new campaign. 24 Feb 2012 Read more >>

Every year, Volcano tries to do something different for their clients on Valentine's Day. So, avoiding chocolates, bears and red roses stuffed in cellophane, this time around Volcano decided on just telling a good, old-fashioned love story. 16 Feb 2012 Read more >>

The shortlist for the 2012 Sony World Photography Awards Student Focus competition was announced on 7 February 2012. 9 Feb 2012 Read more >>

The Garmin Fitness "Glory" campaign launched in November 2010 has been nominated into two categories for the Virgin Active Sports Industry Awards taking place on 23 February 2012. 25 Nov 2011 Read more >>

Volcano Advertising recently took on the challenge of re-positioning Dulux as "The World's No.1 paint company" utilising the international 'Let's Colour' theme within the unique South African landscape. 8 Nov 2011 Read more >>

The hyenas that chewed their way to freedom on Wednesday morning are safely back home. Recent findings however, have revealed that there is more to the case than previously published. 4 Nov 2011 Read more >>

We all know the familiar dread of Christmas shopping - the jammed parking lots, the impossible crowds, the interminable queues and the unhelpful sales people. When some wise soul coined the phrase 'It's a jungle out there', they were undoubtedly talking about shopping malls during the Christmas rush. And it was this well-known saying that provided the unique starting point for bidorbuy's first television commercial. 3 Nov 2011 Read more >>

Loeries 2011 saw Volcano Advertising, one of the leading independent agencies in the country; achieve glory with the Garmin Fitness campaign. Proudly developed by Volcano Advertising, Egg Films and Sinister Studios the campaign took home a gold award for special effects and a silver award for cinematography. 19 Sep 2011 Read more >>

Volcano Advertising, one of the leading independent agencies in the country, has been nominated for four awards in this year's Loeries, for the Garmin Fitness "Glory" campaign. 25 Aug 2011 Read more >>

In a bold move, Mutual & Federal, a member of the Old Mutual group, has refreshed its brand to reflect the evolution of the company and the insurance market. 24 Aug 2011 Read more >>

On Thursday, 21 April 2011, Volcano Advertising was awarded the prestigious 2011 Tony Koenderman Finweek AdReview Award in the Outstanding Performance (Integration) category for the Garmin 2009/2010 brand campaign. 3 May 2011 Read more >>

The global leader in lifestyle and navigation technology, Garmin Distribution Africa (GDA), recently challenged perceptions of the brand by launching Garmin Fitness. Breaking new ground, Garmin Fitness has been very well accepted and has allowed Garmin to solidify their position in the health and wellness segment, becoming one of the top performing regions in the brand's global footprint. 4 Mar 2011 Read more >>

Garmin introduce their Fitness brand with an explosive new campaign. 29 Nov 2010 Read more >>

Altech Autopage Cellular appointed the Volcano Group to develop and produce the brand's 2010 summer retail campaign. After winning the pitch, Volcano swiftly went to market with a new creative pay-off line, 'Connecting you to more'. Aimed at bringing to life the brand differentiators for the organisation, which is the largest independent provider of cellular telephony in the country. 26 Nov 2010 Read more >>

Two of Volcano Advertising's young creatives, Lucky du Plessis and Tarryn Bezuidenhout, won themselves a boat trip at the recent Pendoring awards by creating and performing the best Afrikaans rap ('kletsrym'). 18 Nov 2010 Read more >>

As part of its ongoing and successful social economic development programme, Volcano conceptualised a TV commercial for its pro bono client, the National Children and Violence Trust (NCVT). The commercial was produced to coincide with the national 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children which commences on 25 November. 16 Nov 2010 Read more >>

Volcano Advertising has been awarded a bronze Loerie Award within the TV and Cinema category for the Garmin 'Instinct' campaign. 5 Oct 2010 Read more >>

Volcano Advertising, finalist for the Garmin 'Instinct' campaign 27 Sep 2010 Read more >>

The International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), the leading international forum for the electronic media industry, recognised the incredible viewing experience brought to fans around the world during the first ever 3D FIFA World Cup held in South Africa in 2010. The ceremony held in Amsterdam on 12 September, saw FIFA awarded the prestigious Judges' Prize, with Sony, an Official FIFA Partner, being acknowledged for its role in this world first. 16 Sep 2010 Read more >>

Garmin, world leader in navigation technology and innovator in consumer electronics, developed an advertising campaign in late 2009 aimed at directly communicating the brand's value-add to consumers, further strengthening its positioning within the local South African market as category leader. 13 Jul 2010 Read more >>

Sony Corporation has unveiled "3D world Created by Sony" (hereafter "3D world"), a premium 3D experience pavilion featuring a 280 inch 3D LED screen and 240 seats, at Nelson Mandela Square (Sandton City) in celebration of the first ever FIFA World Cup™ to be produced in 3D. 11 Jun 2010 Read more >>

During the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, Sony Corporation (hereafter "Sony") will open a variety of pavilions in seven countries (including South Africa) where visitors will be able to experience the "3D world Created by Sony," featuring vivid 3D images of football as well as entertainment content including music, movies and games from across the Sony Group. 25 May 2010 Read more >>

Sony SA has announced its plans to fully introduce 3D technology in many of the popular products produced and distributed globally by the electronic giant. Sony plans to introduce the ground-breaking technology in Bravia TV's, Blu-ray players and Playstation 3, and also in other consumer devices later. 1 Mar 2010 Read more >>

Volcano Advertising and PR celebrates Valentine's with a fun video - conceptualised and produced by Volcano. In addition, what makes it even more 'touching' is that Volcano staff star in the video clip, which was distributed in celebration of the day-of-love. The creative agency, based in Johannesburg with a division in Cape Town, has received awards for its creative work done for clients. Help celebrate V Day. 12 Feb 2010 Read more >>

Volcano Advertising's latest commercial for Sony, features an interesting collage of animated images that truly highlight the Sony VAIO personal computer brand offering. 5 Feb 2010 Read more >>

Volcano Advertising was tasked by Garmin, the world leader in navigation technology and innovator in consumer electronics, to demonstrate creatively the brand's key intrinsic - Garmin consumers need not worry about navigating but can rely on a trusted brand to ensure they arrive safely at their destination. 10 Nov 2009 Read more >>

“We literally stretched our imagination on this one,” said Dustin Sinclair, Art Director at Volcano Advertising after they won a Silver Eagle in the Best Tactical Use of Medium category at the Eagle Print Awards ceremony held in Johannesburg last night. 10 Nov 2009 Read more >>

Volcano Advertising once again showed its ability to create award-winning ads when they took two top prizes at the Creative Circle awards. 23 Sep 2009 Read more >>

Football fans in Gauteng recently had the rare opportunity to have the official 2010 FIFA World Cup™ Winners' Trophy in their midst, and have their pictures taken with it to keep as a memento. 16 Sep 2009 Read more >>

With the most compelling and comprehensive campaign to date, Sony Entertainment Television (SET) launched their new 13-part action drama series, Leverage, which premiered last Thursday night at 20h30 on DStv channel 113. 30 Mar 2009 Read more >>

Considerate, sincere, honourable, chivalrous, diplomatic, helpful and professional. These are just some of the words paid in tribute at the wake of Nic Pickard, whose recent passing was an inconsolable loss to family, friends and the industry alike. Nic was not only loved for himself, but for the self he gave others. 27 Jan 2009 Read more >>

With the closing date of 15 December 2008 looming, professional photographers and photography students have less than two weeks to submit their entries for the Profoto Awards. 5 Dec 2008 Read more >>

Towards the end of last week, Volcano Advertising celebrated the true spirit of the festive season by hosting a special Christmas party for the children of Lulamani Day Care Centre from Kenana squatter camp in Rabie Ridge. The party was hosted at Yeesh! Play Centre in Woodmead. 3 Dec 2008 Read more >>

The highly successful and entertaining Sony Fevapitch Soccer series came to a close when the finals were held at Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton, on 26 November. 2 Dec 2008 Read more >>

Groundbreaking technology was used to create Sony South Africa's spectacular display at the FIFA Confederations Cup Final Draw at the Sandton Convention Centre, which took place on Saturday, 22nd November. 2 Dec 2008 Read more >>

The opportunity for professional photographers and photography students to enter for the Profoto Awards is drawing to a close. Presented by the Professional Photographers of Southern Africa (PPSA) and sponsored by Sony α (pronounced Alpha), the competition closes on 15 December 2008. 20 Nov 2008 Read more >>

Volcano Advertising is breaking out of the mould of ordinary brand activations. With a firm commitment to use creative and innovative activities, their clients are reaping the rewards of out the box opportunities which allow them to talk directly to their target markets in an engaging and exciting manner. 12 Nov 2008 Read more >>

Sony's exhibition stand at the recent Audio Visual and Appliances Expo, held at the Sandton Convention Centre from 30 October to 2 November, was awarded best overall stand at the Expo. The stand was conceptualised and designed by Volcano Advertising, who also co-ordinated the manufacturing and erection of the prize-winning stand. 10 Nov 2008 Read more >>

Anyone who has ever set out to break the rules knows that you have to be one of two things to succeed - naïve or a little crazy. 3 Nov 2008 Read more >>

Kissing bad briefs goodbye saw the landing of a Bronze Eagle Award as well as a finalist in the much sought-after Campaign Category for the Volcano team at this year's prestigious Eagle Awards 2008. 17 Oct 2008 Read more >>

Volcano Advertising and Octagon Marketing are once again assisting Sony in organising the exciting FevaPitch Five-a-Side football tournament. 7 Aug 2008 Read more >>

Sony achieved another High Definition milestone when, in co-operation with SuperSport, they showed the UEFA Champions League finals between Manchester United and Chelsea live from the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. 26 May 2008 Read more >>

Volcano Advertising pulled out all the stops and designed an exciting display stand for Sony's participation at the Digital Life Expo, which was held at the Sandton Convention Centre. The stand highlighted Sony lifestyle with an eye-catching display of Sony's latest technologies and entrenched Sony's status as the world leader in consumer electronics. 25 Apr 2008 Read more >>

Volcano's advertising and PR divisions have assisted Sony in successfully launching four new α (Alpha) Digital-SLR cameras at The Castle in Kyalami to the key media and dealers. 12 Mar 2008 Read more >>

The High Definition technology of Sony's Digital Cinema Projector will be used at the World Premiere of the landmark film, More Than Just A Game, which tells the dramatic and little-known story of organised football played among prisoners on Robben Island. 22 Nov 2007 Read more >>

After successfully winning the licence to distribute Eidos back catalogue gaming titles within the South African market, Nu Metro Interactive (NMI) garnered the expertise of Volcano Advertising to develop a unique umbrella brand platform for these back catalogue Eidos titles. 12 Oct 2007 Read more >>

Sony's annual Expo has grown over the past three years into a must-visit event where consumers see the latest technologies in the consumer electronics market. 10 Oct 2007 Read more >>

Volcano Advertising recently joined forces with Prezence to create a visually stimulating website and highly successful electronic communications for Powerade, a product of The Coca Cola Company. The newly designed Website delivers strong brand requirements that ensure the Powerade brand goes beyond the conventional sports drink. 8 Oct 2007 Read more >>

After a successful launch event at Southgate in Gauteng, the Sony Fevapitch tournament moves to Cape Town this Saturday and Sunday. Capetonians can look forward to a weekend filled with entertaining and action-packed five-a-side football. 27 Sep 2007 Read more >>

Brand Scan, a leading consumer insights and research company within the Volcano Group, was appointed by Sony to use its unique research methodology to conduct key video interviews with owners of Home Theatres. 21 Sep 2007 Read more >>

Volcano and Octagon have partnered to assist Sony in creating an entertaining and fun-filled football tournament called FevaPitch. The tournament is based on five-a-side rules and promises to be action all-the-way as 32 amateur teams per region display their skills on the pitch. 19 Sep 2007 Read more >>

After the success of the much talked-about multi-coloured balls integrated ad campaign for Sony BRAVIA television, the bar was set extremely high for a follow-up campaign. In the ‘balls' ad, more than 250 000 balls went rushing and bouncing down the streets of San Francisco in a kaleidoscope of bright colours, giving impetus to Sony's testimony of: "colour like.no.other". 14 Sep 2007 Read more >>

Volcano Advertising has established an association with Integrated Marketing Communications Holdings Ltd (IMC), one of the fastest growing marketing communications companies in Nigeria, with branches in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. 12 Sep 2007 Read more >>

For the past five years, Volcano PR has successfully operated as a division of Volcano Advertising, focusing on supplying a public relations service to its list of multi-national clients. However, due to the increasing demand for an independent PR service, Volcano PR is now a fully-fledged, independent PR agency with the backing of all the other divisions in the Volcano Group. 31 Aug 2007 Read more >>

Airlink, true to its theme of the ‘Freedom of the African Skies’, continues to extend its reach with new African destinations and is proud to announce a new direct route from Johannesburg to Pemba, Mozambique. 13 Apr 2007 Read more >>

Since the early 1990s, Reggie’s Dunk has been one of South Africa’s iconic children’s television quiz shows and a hot favourite among the target market. To ensure the show is still relevant to today’s children, Reggie’s commissioned market research to explore the current insights and perceptions of the Reggie’s Dunk television show, to establish how it could be improved. 5 Feb 2007 Read more >>

Volcano Advertising's recently modernised corporate identity and its new print campaign for Cellini's Cyber range vividly reflect the contemporary and continental personality of Cellini's innovative brand essence and avant garde positioning.  28 Nov 2006 Read more >>

"Since the Brand Scan research was completed and the resulting strategy implemented at this Builders Warehouse, growth has been phenomenal, with a significant increase in basket size. Sales performance has been considerably over budget for the first time in over a year, with the store going from strength to strength."  23 Nov 2006 Read more >>

Volcano assisted Sony in producing and marketing the very successful Sony Expo 2006 that was held in Sandton City, Gauteng and at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. The key focus of the Expo was to demonstrate and highlight Sony's cutting-edge technology as we enter the High Definition era. 16 Nov 2006 Read more >>

Brand Scan, a consumer insights company within the Volcano Group, was recently commissioned by Nu Metro Home Entertainment to establish the entertainment habits of the lucrative and fast growing Black Diamond segment and to specifically explore their purchase and usage behaviours relating to home movies. 19 Oct 2006 Read more >>

Sandton City will once again buzz with excitement at the annual Sony Expo and this year promises to be even more exciting and spectacular than ever. Volcano Group has assisted Sony in preparing and marketing this annual event at which Sony showcases its current and future technologies to the consumer.  12 Oct 2006 Read more >>

Volcano Advertising recently created a riveting Toys R Us television commercial to drive sales for the newly launched Roboreptile, the next generation of robotic toys.  22 Sep 2006 Read more >>

Brand Scan, a leading video insights company and division within the Volcano Group, was recently requested to assist Yamaha motorcycles in identifying strengths and weaknesses in their approach to retail sales and marketing.  8 Sep 2006 Read more >>

Volcano Advertising recently implemented a successful consumer promotion for Gillette grooming products, with the creation of the 'Get The Look with Gillette - Win a Merc SLK Roadster!' campaign.  1 Sep 2006 Read more >>

Volcano PR has launched Sony's new α(Alpha)100 digital SLR camera with an exciting event at Bakubung Game Lodge. Attended by 19 key photographic journalists, Sony's objective was to introduce the new DSLR camera to the media in an appropriate environment, where the camera is most likely to be used. The event offered the journalists the opportunity to experience all the features and benefits the camera offers.  11 Aug 2006 Read more >>

Volcano Advertising recently developed a new brand identity for Nu Metro Home Entertainment's back catalogue titles with the creation of the Red Star DVD Sale.  16 Jul 2006 Read more >>

Volcano Advertising recently created the Chappies 'Winna Bubbillion' integrated consumer promotion to ensure increased demand for Chappies bubblegum, during the launch of the new Cool Cherry, Wicks and Mixed Mint variants in new 200's pack sizes. 9 Jul 2006 Read more >>

Volcano Advertising recently launched BRAVIA, the new LCD TV brand by Sony, into the South African market. Leveraging off the television commercial, featuring colourful bouncing balls, an integrated marketing campaign was implemented. 3 Jul 2006 Read more >>

Volcano Advertising has designed a winning exhibition stand for the launch of Sony's Micro Vault products at the FUTUREX exhibition in the Sandton Convention Centre. The achievement is more noteworthy due to working within the parameters of a limited budget compared to competitive exhibitors. 1 Jun 2006 Read more >>

Volcano Advertising's new corporate identity revamp and communications campaign for Cellini international has resulted in record-breaking sales for the recently introduced 2006 Collection. 29 Jan 2006 Read more >>

The Volcano Group is assisting its client Sony in creating and marketing the biggest single brand consumer electronics Expo ever held in SA.  11 Oct 2005 Read more >>

Duracell, international market leaders in alkaline batteries, has appointed Volcano Advertising to handle the above and below the line advertising and eventing campaigns for the second Duracell Toy of the Year Awards for 2005. 1 Sep 2005 Read more >>

Themed as 'Release what's inside' is exactly what Volcano Advertising did for the re-launch of the Cadbury's Chappie's Bubbaloo brand. The challenge of the campaign was to capture the lifestyle of the target market by clearly communicating the differentiating qualities of this brand new chewing gum range. 5 Jun 2005 Read more >>

Since our inception 12 years ago, Visual Volcano Advertising has grown into one of the most successful agencies in the country. Over the years the agency has found it necessary to expand its activities, resulting in the formation of the Volcano Group. 10 May 2005 Read more >>