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Sarika Modi, MD of Triple Eight Agency, at the Gender Mainstreaming Awards.
#FairnessFirst: Triple Eight on not just surviving but thriving as an all-female agency

Not only is Triple Eight Africa's fastest-growing all-female marketing agency, they were also the 'overall winners for investing in young women' at the recent Gender Mainstreaming Awards. Here's the essence of the socially conscious marketing, PR and digital agency's success...

By Leigh Andrews 19 hours ago

Image credit: Joanna Kosinska on Unsplash.
Today's experiential marketing is all about content creation

Experiential marketing starts from a narrative...

By Jameson Hlongwane 18 hours ago

A new way of listening: Primedia Broadcasting - first South African media company to tap into Amazon Alexa
A new way of listening: Primedia Broadcasting - first South African media company to tap into Amazon Alexa

Primedia Broadcasting, the operating company for four of South Africa's premier radio stations, 702, 947, CapeTalk and Kfm, is the first South African broadcast media company to effectively use the Amazon Alexa as part of bringing the future of radio to listeners...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 8 Feb 2019

Coca-Cola responds to "vagina" can incident
Coca-Cola responds to "vagina" can incident

#NEWSWATCH: As a result of one of its cans with the XiTsonga word: "Xitombo" (vagina) printed on it having gone viral on social media last week, Coca-Cola has announced that it will be terminating its nationwide Share a Coke activation at the end of February...

8 Feb 2019

Turkish Airlines teams up with Lego again
Turkish Airlines teams up with Lego again

Turkish Airlines has teamed up with the Lego Movie team to create a new safety video featuring no less than 20-million of the toy bricks...

8 Feb 2019

3 reasons why influencer marketing sucks right now
3 reasons why influencer marketing sucks right now

The term 'influencer marketing' has never been sexier than now, but many agencies are not getting it right. Welcome to the world of micro influencers...

By Marc Kornberger 8 Feb 2019

The Super Bowl - the story you didn't know
The Super Bowl - the story you didn't know

Richard Lord, media and operations director for newly created Media Agency - Meta Media - discusses the recent Super Bowl and includes the #StoryBehindTheStory...

By Richard Lord 8 Feb 2019

Part 1: Our experience working with Kaizer Chiefs
Part 1: Our experience working with Kaizer Chiefs

The #SowetoDerby is one of the most important projects Voo C Media Group will have taken this year on behalf of #KaizerChiefs. They'll bring to life the highlights of yet another historic game wrapped in tradition and excitement...

Issued by Voo C Media Group 8 Feb 2019

Amasa Workshop 2019 promises to be the best ever
Amasa Workshop 2019 promises to be the best ever

The Amasa Workshop, which has been presented to sold-out audiences since 2016, promises to deliver the best-ever programme in 2019 - and bookings are now open!..

Issued by Amasa 8 Feb 2019

Thank you for voting us the Best Venue of 2018
Thank you for voting us the Best Venue of 2018

Gallagher Convention Centre is honoured to have won the AAXO award for the Best Venue of 2018...

Issued by Gallagher Convention Centre 8 Feb 2019

Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, APO founder & chairman, addresses journalism students in Senegal.
APO founder talks about his meteoric media journey

The African media industry can help shape economic development across the continent...

8 Feb 2019

6 ways to win with CX
6 ways to win with CX

Branding and selling is about knowing what and how technology can assist in the CX experience but it's also about ensuring that there's a human and emotional connection with the consumer every step of the way...

By Eben Esterhuizen 8 Feb 2019

Oh no, what have I done to outbound call centres?
Oh no, what have I done to outbound call centres?

Sid Peimer asks, "Why are cold callers still doing the same thing?" It just doesn't work any more. The call should go straight for the jugular which makes the caller seem more credible...

By Sid Peimer 8 Feb 2019

Next-level branding for the next generation
Next-level branding for the next generation

Joe Public United's team of brand design specialists have written and crafted a White Paper that unpacks the trends and truths of today's youth market, which, contrary to what many believe, is not actually the Millenial Generation...

Issued by Joe Public United 8 Feb 2019

Previous BBC Komla Dumor Award winners (L-R): Didi Akinyelure (2016), Nancy Kacungira (2015) and Waihiga Mwaura (2018).
Search for next African broadcast journalism star

Applications for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award are open until 23.59GMT, 26 March 2019...

8 Feb 2019

Multi-lingual content review centre launched by Facebook in Kenya
Multi-lingual content review centre launched by Facebook in Kenya

Facebook to open its first content review centre in Sub-Saharan Africa in a number of African languages...

8 Feb 2019

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Listen up! Why Mastercard is becoming a sonic brand

Get ready to recognise the Mastercard brand not only with your eyes but also your ears. That's right, the latest phase of its brand evolution involves sonic melody that's set to form part of your Mastercard brand experience in the future...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Feb 2019

#NewCampaign: Ackermans celebrates self-love w/ #IAmMe lingerie campaign
#NewCampaign: Ackermans celebrates self-love w/ #IAmMe lingerie campaign

Ackermans' latest Valentine's Day campaign, 'I Am Me' (#IAmMe) was conceptualised and produced in partnership with the retailer's lead creative agency 99c and is calling on South African women to celebrate their true selves and each other...

7 Feb 2019

Equal pay is not a demand - it's a right
Equal pay is not a demand - it's a right

Change for women in the workplace is happening, but more needs to be done...

By Marian Salzman 7 Feb 2019

#Newsmaker: Jared Kushner appointed CD at Digitas Liquorice
#Newsmaker: Jared Kushner appointed CD at Digitas Liquorice

Jared Kushner has been appointed creative director at Digitas Liquorice Johannesburg...

By Jessica Tennant 7 Feb 2019

Top (l-r): Lerato Dumisa, Lotang Mokoena, Lusanda Worsley, Whade Williams. Bottom (l-r): Rebone Masemole, Dorcas Dube, Kate Maxwell, Abongile Silonga.
#FutureFit Yourself: Top 8 youth wonders under 30

Carmen Murray asked the public to vote to identify the top 8 youth wonders in South Africa under 30 and shares the results...

By Carmen Murray 7 Feb 2019

#NewBiz: Clay Creative wins City & Guilds
#NewBiz: Clay Creative wins City & Guilds

New agency kid on the block, Clay Creative recently won the City & Guilds pitch for their international digital account with the agency's soon-to-be-launched #FutureFit concept...

7 Feb 2019

Egg Films' Robin Adams shoots for Distell
Egg Films' Robin Adams shoots for Distell

Working closely with Cape Town-based Singh&Sons for Distell, Robin Adams from Egg Films has directed 'Perfect Blend' to raise the profile of Viceroy in Kenya...

Issued by Egg Films 7 Feb 2019

Skhumba to host the first Showmax Original travel series
Skhumba to host the first Showmax Original travel series

Filming is underway on Showmax's first travel show, Trippin' With Skhumba. In each 30-minute episode, the Comic's Choice Comic of the Year 2017 will get down and dirty with a fellow South African comedian in their hometown...

Issued by Showmax 7 Feb 2019

GL events announces the acquisition of the majority shareholding in Africa's biggest exhibition centre
GL events announces the acquisition of the majority shareholding in Africa's biggest exhibition centre

GL events, the integrated event industry group, has announced its acquisition of majority shareholding in the Johannesburg Expo Centre...

By GL events South Africa (pty) ltd, Issued by GL events 7 Feb 2019

Printer's Blended Scotch Whisky relaunch
Printer's Blended Scotch Whisky relaunch

Stocks Spirits Group commissioned Berge Farrell to design the packaging for the relaunch of Printer's, one of Stock's whisky brands in the Czech Republic and Slovakia...

Issued by Berge Farrell 7 Feb 2019

TOWER aims to surpass its best with innovative branding
TOWER aims to surpass its best with innovative branding

With a remarkable 52 years under its belt, TOWER, South Africa's largest home and office stationery supplier is aiming for bigger and better with a fresh new look.

Issued by TOWER 7 Feb 2019

#inspo that'll ignite your creative fire (and keep it burning)
#inspo that'll ignite your creative fire (and keep it burning)

New year, new creative energy... but how to keep it alive once the holiday glow wears off and deadlines and the daily grind set back in?...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 7 Feb 2019

Dan Mace in action, in his Not Normal studio. Image © Mace
How Dan Mace embraced his otherness to enhance his true creativity

SA-born filmmaker now based in New York, Dan Mace, was the speaker at Creative Mornings Cape Town's first event of the year, where he spoke through all things surreal, and how to put your otherness to your creative advantage...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Feb 2019

OFM proud to sign on as VKB Knights media partner
OFM proud to sign on as VKB Knights media partner

OFM has signed on as media partner and sponsor of Central South Africa's domestic cricket team, the VKB Knights, for the remainder of the 2019 season...

Issued by OFM Radio 7 Feb 2019

Is influencer marketing still relevant?
Is influencer marketing still relevant?

Mention the term "influencers" and you are bound to receive a polarising response depending on who you speak to...

By Sylvester Chauke, Issued by DNA Brand Architects 7 Feb 2019

How to be a fitter, wealthier entrepreneur
How to be a fitter, wealthier entrepreneur

The fitter you are physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually, the better you can manage stress and negotiate the ups and downs of running a business, says Erika Kruger, a Workplace Wellness Consultant and entrepreneur...

Issued by Adclick Africa Media Group 7 Feb 2019

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