The Thought Leadership Digibates is a series of monthly industry digital debates, organised by Aegis Media,
brought to you by Bizcommunity and audio-streamed live via www.bizradio.co.za (mobile or pc)

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Bidvest Digital has opened a press office on Bizcommunity.com!

Bidvest Digital is a leading South African supplier of indoor, outdoor, out-of-home and point-of-sale branding solutions based in Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Fourth Thought Leadership Digibate to focus on print media

The fourth Thought Leadership Digibate, hosted by Aegis Media, in conjunction with Bizcommunity.com, will focus on the state of print media in South Africa. To be held at 9.15am-11am on Friday, 16 March 2012, the digital debate will be broadcast live via audio-streaming.

[Thought Leadership Digibates] 03: Search-based marketing

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

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 Bizcommunity.com. 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.

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

The second Thought Leadership Digibate, recently hosted by Aegis Media in conjunction with Bizcommunity.com 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]

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.

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 Bizcommunity.com, the panel debate by media/marketing heavyweights will be streamed live 9am-11am on online radio station The Taxi.

The true story of Bizcommunity lies in the numbers

Since its inception a decade ago, Bizcommunity.com'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 Bizcommunity.com

[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 TheTaxi.co.za. [twitterfall]

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]

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 Bizcommunity.com, next week Thursday, 8 September 2011. This online debate will be streamed live from 9am on thetaxi.co.za. [twitterfall]

Aegis Media, Bizcommunity to host live Thought Leadership Digibates

Aegis Media has partnered with Bizcommunity.com 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 thetaxi.co.za. 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]