Warc Media Awards announces 2020 Effective Use of Partnerships & Sponsorships jury

The 13 strong client- and agency-side senior industry executives, will award the best case studies showcasing how collaborations with third parties that have helped meet business goals...

30 Jul 2020


Sports sponsorship market to record strongest growth [report]

Global sports sponsorship market to record strongest growth in a decade, with spend reaching $48bn in 2020...

28 Jan 2020


Embarcadero supports secondary, university-level ICT education across SA

MAIDENHEAD, UK: Embarcadero Technologies, a leading provider of software solutions for application and database development, is actively engaging with the academic community across South Africa to support secondary and university-level ICT education in the country.

12 Feb 2013


Controversy over Newcastle's deal with Wonga

English Premier League side Newcastle United on Tuesday unveiled a sponsorship deal with loans company, sparking criticism and concern because of the firm's reputation for charging sky-high interest rates.

22 Oct 2012


Draftfcb back to sponsor young talent

LONDON, UK: Draftfcb will again sponsor the Roger Hatchuel Academy for the third straight year in partnership with the 59th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 17 to 23 June.

9 May 2012


Emirates sponsors UK urban cable car

DUBAI: A new cable car system being built across the River Thames in London will be sponsored by Emirates Airline in its biggest UK sponsorship deal since Arsenal.

11 Oct 2011


Yellow Pencil for Die Antwoord music video

LONDON, UK: Apart from a Yellow Pencil for the Die Antwoord music video in the Music Video category, South Africa didn't convert any of the remaining three Pencil nominations at the D&AD Awards last night, Thursday, 16 June 2011, in London. In other news, D&AD and The One Club have joined forces to provide a creative ranking system, the Pencil Rankings. [video]

17 Jun 2011


Vodafone Global wants your BIG IDEA

LONDON, UK: Idea Bounty, the South-African-based online crowd sourcing community, has loaded a cracker of a brief with a sizeable reward in the form of a brief for international telecommunications giant Vodafone Global - and the winning idea will be worth US$10 000 - that's about R70 000.

8 Mar 2011


Eurobest launches Student Academy in partnership with Draftfcb

HAMBURG, GERMANY: The organisers of Eurobest 2010, one of Europe's largest creative advertising and communications festivals and premier awards honouring and celebrating European creative excellence, has announced the launch of The Eurobest Academy, in partnership with Draftfcb.

30 Nov 2010


Land Rover takes to the road with RWC 2011 and RWC 2015

GAYDON, UK: Land Rover announced yesterday, 24 November 2010, its sponsorship of Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand and Rugby World Cup 2015 in England. As part of the deal for both tournaments the company will supply vehicles to support the organisers, teams and officials. It is the first time that the leading car manufacturer has been involved with rugby's showcase tournament.

25 Nov 2010


HSBC is PP to the 2013 British & Irish Lions Oz tour

LONDON, UK: HSBC has renewed their sponsorship to be Principal Partner to the British & Irish Lions. The team will also play first-ever game in Hong Kong, facing the Barbarians in tour opener. Andy Irvine is the tour manager to Australia in 2013, with Gerald Davies becoming chairman of British Lions Limited.

19 Oct 2010


Quark sponsors Digital Magazine Awards

LONDON, UK: Quark announced yesterday, 26 August 2010, that the company is sponsoring the Digital Magazine Awards 2010, a global awards initiative to showcase the best digital magazines and recognise the most influential people in digital publishing today. Quark will be the awards Platinum Sponsor.

27 Aug 2010


Asia-Pacific Digital Magazine Conference early-bird deadline extended

HANGZHOU, CHINA: The 2nd Asia-Pacific Digital Magazine Conference, hosted by FIPP and CPA (China Periodicals Association) will take place on 14-15 October 2010 at the InterContinental Conference Centre, Hangzhou, China and the early bird registration discount has been extended to 1 September 2010.

10 Aug 2010


Cup sponsors recover from competitor 'ambushes'

LONDON, UK/JOHANNESBURG, SA: The official World Cup sponsors have recovered from competitor ambushes, such as Nike's popular football viral, during the first two weeks of the tournament, according to a new report.

By Mark St Andrew, 6 Jul 2010

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