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#ACACaresCovid19: Where business and creative strategy meet

Sithembile Ntombela, head of marketing at Brand South Africa and Selae Thobakgale, chief strategic officer at The Odd Number Group and co-founder of The Strategy Network discuss the topic of where business and the creative strategy meet in the time of Covid-19...

2 days ago

Brands may support Black Lives Matter, but advertising still needs to decolonise

But even though brands are stepping up and making statements, the broader industries behind these messages also need interrogating. Decolonisation, for example, is rarely discussed in my field, advertising - and it needs to be...

By Carl W Jones 3 days ago

One Million Masks for Cape Town

Smile 90.4FM and Brimstone Investment Corporation have partnered, with the aim of distributing one million facemasks to organisations and groups in and around Cape Town, who need them...

Issued by Smile 90.4FM 3 days ago

#LionsLive: Titanium Lions president Susan Credle's briefing

Simon Cook interviewed the president of the Titanium Lions, FCB's Susan Credle to hear her briefing for 2021...

By Juanita Pienaar 25 Jun 2020

#LionsLive: Creative Business Transformation Lions president Ronald Ng's briefing

In the first presidential briefing, Cook interviewed Isobar global chief creative officer, the inaugural president of the new Creative Business Transformation Lions, Ronald Ng to hear his briefing for 2021...

By Jessica Tennant 24 Jun 2020

#LionsLive goes live with Cannes Lions MD Simon Cook

Cannes Lions global Lions Live streaming event went live yesterday, Monday, 22 June with MD Simon Cook in an interview with host Tina Daheley talking through the behind-the-scenes of what's been going on over the past few months, why they've decided to put this on and what to expect over the course of the week...

By Jessica Tennant 23 Jun 2020

Filmmaker Dugan Bridges on Upward Globility and FMF's Khaya Lam episode shot in SA

We talk to Dugan Bridges, an award-winning filmmaker about a new video series produced by Atlas Network in the USA, which pilot episode focuses on the Free Market Foundation's Khaya Lam project in South Africa...

By Juanita Pienaar 23 Jun 2020

Sappi wins top International Gold Quill Award for innovative video #IABC2020GQwinner

Sappi Southern Africa's Forests division received top international recognition for its innovative video on their Sappi Khulisa programme at the virtual Excellence Gala held on Tuesday, 16 June 2020 at #IABC20. The video won the coveted 'Best of the Best' Award in the Audio/Visual Category...

Issued by Sappi 22 Jun 2020

What is shaping culture? Men, trash?

Brett Rogers explores the edges of culture and how things are changing, providing valuable insights for brands wanting to understand who and what is shaping culture...

By Brett Rogers 22 Jun 2020

A future that is equal

Inequality, racism, hatred and bigotry. It hits home for us as South Africa because we've dealt with these types of pandemics before, and still do today. This isn't a political issue, it's an issue of basic humanity...

Issued by Grid Worldwide 19 Jun 2020

Entertainment that matters

As Covid-19 continues to create anxiety and uncertainty not only in the world but in mzansi, it is refreshing to see that young people are not sitting idly by waiting for the worst to come...

Issued by Kwambele Social Marketing 17 Jun 2020

Covid-19 pandemic: Should brands be doing more?

Are the health and safety standards at stores in lower-income areas as high as they are in affluent areas? In brief, no...

By Richard Wells 17 Jun 2020

Meaningful marketing - addressing GBV and promoting positive masculinity

How Africa's biggest beer brand, Carling Black Label, has used positive masculine positioning to address GBV since 2017 with its award-winning #NoExcuse programme...

By Arné Rust, Issued by MSports 17 Jun 2020

Unicef South Africa joins hands with Prebo Digital

In December 2019, Unicef South Africa joined Prebo Digital's client list with a specific vision and strategy to grow their brand online and increase donor support...

Issued by Prebo Digital 9 Jun 2020

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