Bookmarks 2012 workshops offer international, local digital experts

The Bookmarks 2012 Workshops, sponsored by BBC.com, will offer international and local perspectives on the digital future in Johannesburg on 30 October at the FNB Learning Centre, Grayston Drive, Sandton and in Cape Town on 31 October at President Protea Hotel, 4 Alexander Rd, Bantry Bay. The workshops run from 8.30am to 1pm.

24 Oct 2012

Live Biz Takeouts radio broadcast at Bookmarks 2012

Biz Takeouts, Bizcommunity's marketing & media radio show, will be doing its first live outside broadcast on Thursday, 1 November 2012, at The Bookmarks 2012 awards ceremony in Cape Town. This non-profit initiative by the Digital Media & Marketing Association (DMMA) recognises and rewards those who have a made a significant contribution to the digital industry.

23 Oct 2012

42: The Bookmarks 2012 - shortlist of finalists

Tonight's Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, streamed live from 5pm-6pm via 2oceansVibe Radio, will focus on The Bookmarks 2012 and the announcement of the shortlist of finalists from last night. [twitterfall]

18 Oct 2012

2012 Bookmarks Awards shortlist announced

The Bookmarks Committee and host Elana Afrika announced the 2012 Bookmarks Awards shortlist at a VIP event sponsored by Effective Measure at 15 on Orange in Cape Town on Wednesday, 17 October 2012.

18 Oct 2012

The Bookmarks Awards entry deadline extended

Due to the number of requests, the Bookmarks Awards entry deadline has been extended to midnight on 18 September 2012. The Awards will be held on 1 November at the Artscape in Cape Town and is open to DMMA and non-DMMA members.

14 Sep 2012

Bookmarks Awards: Date change!

The Bookmarks Awards is celebrating its fifth year of rewarding digital excellence. The Bookmarks Awards, an initiative brought to the public by the Digital Media and Marketing Association (DMMA) recognises the companies and people in the digital industry who raise the bar from 'mediocre' to 'incredible'. Please note, however, some important dates have been changed.

26 Jul 2012

Bookmarks Awards open for entries

Entries are now open for the fifth Bookmarks Awards, which will take place in Cape Town on 8 November 2012. The awards look at performance versus objectives. Entries need to show how the concept and delivery meet a specific need, from brand awareness to building communities, from changing behaviour to increasing engagement. The closing date for entries is 14 September 2012.

24 Jul 2012

DMMA appoints 2012 exec committee

Following its AGM earlier in January 2012, the members of the Digital Media and Marketing Association (DMMA) have voted for their new executive committee for 2012. A new portfolio is that of education and transformation - a key focus area for the DMMA in 2012.

1 Feb 2012

Cell C launches first Rich Media ad format with AdVine

AdVine won their first industry award at this year's prestigious Bookmark Awards 2011 in Cape Town, South Africa. AdVine entered with OMG Digital in the Mobile Display Advertising Category for the Levis Go Forth campaign. They beat off competition from HelloComputer with their Vodacom EA Games campaign.

Issued by AdVine 21 Nov 2011

24.com's General Manager comments on their prestigious Bookmarks win

At the recent Bookmarks, publisher 24.com was awarded one of the most coveted awards - that of Best Publishing House. General Manager Geoff Cohen, who collected the award, speaks of the honour of being recognised by their peers in the digital media industry.

Issued by 24.com 15 Nov 2011

Industry recognises pMailer as leading email marketing tool

The judges at the highly anticipated Bookmarks Awards recognised pMailer by Prefix Technologies as one of the industry's best technologies at an awards function held in Cape Town.

Issued by Everlytic 14 Nov 2011

The geeks have the floor

On Thursday, 10 November 2011, the fourth annual Bookmarks Awards, the digital industries awards evening and back-slap, was a vast improvement over last year's chaotic event (read Award-show behaving badly), when several hundred hangers-on crashed the awards evening and the MC Don Packett lost control and his cool.

By Herman Manson: @marklives 11 Nov 2011

Africa finally gets to tell its story - Africa.com founder Teresa Clarke

Teresa Clarke, the chairman and CEO of Africa.com which she launched in 2010, visited South Africa as an international judge at the Bookmarks Awards that took place on Thursday, 9 November 2011, in Cape Town. Bizcommunity.com spoke to her about her company, Bookmarks entries, and emerging trends.

By Herman Manson: @marklives 8 Nov 2011

Look beyond digital campaigns to long-term goals - Bookmarks judge

The Bookmarks award judging is done and dusted, and by Thursday evening, 10 November 2011, ad land will know who has won what in the only award show dedicated to rewarding creativity and effectiveness in SA's digital marketing and publishing industries. This year Antti Kupila, Sid Lee Amsterdam technical director, was invited as an international rep on the ad judging panel. He spoke to Bizcommunity about the standards of SA work, emerging trends in digital marketing and the lack of a global reputation in our digital sector.

By Herman Manson: @marklives 7 Nov 2011

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