The Thought Leadership Digibates is a series of monthly industry digital debates, organised by Aegis Media,
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[Thought Leadership Digibates] 03: Search-based marketing

The third Thought Leadership Digibate, recently hosted by Aegis Media in conjunction with and Click Thinking/iProspect in Cape Town, covered topics regarding search in the online media-marketing sphere.

30 Jan 2012

Third Thought Leadership Digibate to focus on search

Search-based marketing will be the theme of the third Thought Leadership Digibate, hosted by Aegis Media in conjunction with To be held at 9am on Thursday, 19 January 2012, at Crystal Towers Hotel & Spa in Cape Town, the digital debate will be driven by Clickthinking and broadcast live via audio-streaming.

16 Jan 2012

[Thought Leadership Digibates] 02: OOH and alcohol ad ban

The second Thought Leadership Digibate, recently hosted by Aegis Media in conjunction with in Cape Town, covered the out of home sector and included some key insights into the proposed ban on alcohol advertising in South Africa propounded by key players in the out of home sector including Posterscope (across Africa and Europe), Provantage and Tractor Outdoor. [podcast]

1 Nov 2011

Thought Leadership Digibate lineup announced

Aegis Media has lined up some of the top names in out of home advertising to speak at the second online Thought Leadership Digibate on Thursday, 20 October 2011, including Erik Warburg, MD at Posterscope South Africa, Bruce Burgess, out of home development manager at Aegis Media Sub Saharan Africa and Jacques du Preez, MD at Provantage Media.

19 Oct 2011

Next Thought Leadership Digibate to tackle proposed alcohol ad-ban

The second online Thought Leadership Digibate will take place on Thursday, 20 October 2011, in Cape Town and will largely focus on the OOH sector (including commuter and digital), with some insights into the current intention to ban alcohol advertising. Hosted by Aegis Media in conjunction with, the panel debate by media/marketing heavyweights will be streamed live 9am-11am on online radio station The Taxi.

12 Oct 2011

The true story of Bizcommunity lies in the numbers

Since its inception a decade ago,'s subscriber base to its popular newsletters has grown to 241 000 subscriptions across Marketing & Media South Africa and Africa, Retail and Medical. Subscriptions to the new portals before the launch last week were already in the tens of thousands without any active marketing - the power of content.

By Robin Parker, Issued by 26 Sep 2011

[Thought Leadership Digibates] 01: The Africa Question

Now available for listening/downloading are the podcasts from the first Aegis Media Thought Leadership Digibate, held on Thursday, 8 September 2011, in conjunction with Bizcommunity. The online debate, themed "The Africa Question", was streamed live to about 5000 listeners worldwide via Cape-Town-based online radio community station [twitterfall]

9 Sep 2011

First Aegis Media, Bizcommunity Digibate attracts over 5000 listeners

Aegis Media, in conjunction with Bizcommunity, on Thursday, 8 September 2011, hosted what is probably Africa's first online debate around the media/marketing industry, drawing in approximately 5000 listeners from across the globe via live audio-streaming by 10am. [twitterfall]

8 Sep 2011

Lineup for first Aegis Thought Leadership Digibate

Diageo Africa director of marketing innovation Peadar Hegarty, head of digital media at Trigger/Isobar Nic van den Bergh and Aegis Media CEO Middle East & Africa and The Netherlands Arjan Pomper will be the first set of panelists, along with moderator Aegis Media CEO Dawn Rowlands, at the inaugural Aegis Media Thought Leadership Digibate, in association with, next week Thursday, 8 September 2011. This online debate will be streamed live from 9am on [twitterfall]

2 Sep 2011

Aegis Media, Bizcommunity to host live Thought Leadership Digibates

Aegis Media has partnered with to host the Thought Leadership Digibates, a series of monthly marketing/media debates that will be broadcast live via audio streaming, and with a live audience, via Cape-Town-based online radio station These hot and often controversial conversations and strategic insights will then be turned into podcasts available in a Bizcommunity special section containing all event information. [twitterfall]

31 Aug 2011