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D&AD Awards 2019: ALL winners announced!
D&AD Awards 2019: ALL winners announced!

The 57th D&AD Professional Awards Ceremony took place last night (23 May) in London, where six Black Pencils - the highest accolade in the creative industry - were awarded. We list the South African companies that were honoured on the night and walked away with a total of 15 Pencils...

2 days ago

Why I deleted my Facebook account and what marketers can learn
Why I deleted my Facebook account and what marketers can learn

Marketers can learn a lot from Facebook's social failure when it comes to retaining an audience...

By Jennilee Peremore-Oliver 1 day ago

2019 Encounters Documentary Fest lineup unveiled
2019 Encounters Documentary Fest lineup unveiled

The lineup of non-fiction films to be screened at the 21st Encounters South African International Documentary Festival, taking place from 6 to 16 June 2019, has been unveiled...

15 May 2019

Big, bigger, biggest #ROOTS2019
Big, bigger, biggest #ROOTS2019

Constructed, layer by layer, brick by brick, the all new ROOTS 2019 will be unveiled to the marketing, advertising and media industries this coming June...

Issued by Spark Media 14 May 2019

The most valuable global retail brands for 2019
The most valuable global retail brands for 2019

The results of the second annual BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands have been revealed. The research shows that the world's most valuable retail brands are worth $339 billion more...

14 May 2019

Why automation is a key to hiring diversity
Why automation is a key to hiring diversity

It is universally acknowledged that the status quo in hiring and talent acquisition just isn't cutting it...

By Adrian Cernat 14 May 2019

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Creating strong, innovative AI dialogue in Africa

The Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa (MIIA) announces appointment of Nigerian visionary and thought leader, John Kamara, as a director...

14 May 2019

#OrchidsandOnions: Reddy tells it like it is
#OrchidsandOnions: Reddy tells it like it is

And the DA's intrusive marketing campaign before the elections, using 'stolen' information, gets an Onion...

By Brendan Seery 14 May 2019

ABM and inbound marketing: A combined approach
ABM and inbound marketing: A combined approach

B2B marketing specialists leverage a variety of strategic programmes and tactical campaigns to enable an organisation to achieve its goals...

By Alon Fittinghoff 14 May 2019

M&C Saatchi Abel Group appoints new CFO
M&C Saatchi Abel Group appoints new CFO

One of SA's leading creative agencies, M&C Saatchi Abel, has appointed Graham Mears as the Group's new Chief Financial Officer (CFO)...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 14 May 2019

Combatting the new bidding algorithm in DV360
Combatting the new bidding algorithm in DV360

There's a change coming to DV360 that will affect fixed bidding and winning auctions, and this could significantly impact campaign budgets...

By Simon Orgill, Issued by incuBeta 14 May 2019

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How marketing with CSR at its heart can change the world

Fitting in perfectly with the rise of purpose-led marketing across the globe is Jeanne du Plessis, corporate affairs and citizenship leader at Procter and Gamble (P&G) South Africa. Du Plessis is a passionate believer that business can and should be a force for good in the world...

By Leigh Andrews 14 May 2019

5 ways to make the small print the big idea
5 ways to make the small print the big idea

The advertising industry has evolved into a science. It now pursues statistics to support marketing decisions and often applies this mandate to the creative product too...

By Sheila McGillivray, Issued by One Lady & A Tribe 14 May 2019

What the actual F(acebook)?
What the actual F(acebook)?

In an age of multiple digital opportunities, why is it that so many businesses still choose to focus their attention on Facebook alone?...

By Chloe-Simone Hofmann, Issued by Pistol + Honey 14 May 2019

Creating event content that matters
Creating event content that matters

Before you host an event, you need to be able to answer the following questions clearly and succinctly...

Issued by Worx Group 14 May 2019

Ashish Williams, CEO of Mediacom and IAB SA Research Council lead, Nicole Gundelfinger, group marketing manager, Cash Converters, Candice Goodman, MD Mobitainment and IAB Education Council, Johan Walters, managing consultant at DQ&A and Mongezi Mtati, Ornico's marketing manager. © .
IAB Insight Series: Customer key to digital success

Digital is often viewed by organisations as a silver bullet to leapfrog into the 21st Century and meet their customers' needs, but with a plethora of channels and technology types, as well as an overwhelming amount of data, is it really that simple?...

By Danette Breitenbach 14 May 2019

Géraldine Baché.
'Another Africa is possible - a creative Africa'

Animation du Monde 2020 in Francophone Africa and head judge and mentor announced...

14 May 2019

Celebrity finalists announced for 2019 Sunday Times Generation Next Awards
Celebrity finalists announced for 2019 Sunday Times Generation Next Awards

The finalists in the Celebrity, Entertainment and Sports personality categories at the 2019 Sunday Times Generation Next Awards have been announced...

14 May 2019

Instagram's @shop a curated showcase of shoppable products
Instagram's @shop a curated showcase of shoppable products

Instagram has launched a @shop account, essentially a curation of posts from online merchants that sell products through the image-sharing app.

14 May 2019

Accelerating the browsing experience
Accelerating the browsing experience

Superbalist.com, has adopted two new technologies which have significantly accelerated the browsing experience for shoppers and translated into strong business results...

14 May 2019

Is your brand telling the true story?
Is your brand telling the true story?

Stories are a powerful part of the human experience. Yes, we see them told at bedtime to children listening in rapt silence, but they're also told daily in election campaigns, fundraising drives and in business, through brand storytelling...

By Yaw Dwomoh 13 May 2019

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Imagine a world without data?

Why local insights and research associations like PAMRO are important...

By Joaquim Bretcha Boix 13 May 2019

Best in global visual merchandising awarded
Best in global visual merchandising awarded

The winners of the 2019 International VM Awards were announced at the RetailExpo in London...

13 May 2019

#TechBytes 8: Implementing agile marketing
#TechBytes 8: Implementing agile marketing

#TechBytes is a nine-part video mini-series that shares nine simple steps any business can apply to generate qualified leads...

13 May 2019

Cobus Heyl is Burn Media Group’s new chief products officer.
Cobus Heyl announced as director, chief product officer of Burn Media

The Burn Media Group - which publishes Ventureburn and its sister site Memeburn - has announced Cobus Heyl as the company's new chief product officer...

13 May 2019

Algoa FM animal rights campaigner to broadcast from London
Algoa FM animal rights campaigner to broadcast from London

Algoa FM morning show anchor Daron Mann will be broadcasting from London for a week in order to share with the listeners some of the latest developments in conservation and care of the environment...

Issued by Algoa FM 13 May 2019

Nigerian publishers gear up for digital transformation
Nigerian publishers gear up for digital transformation

365 Digital, supported by Google, hosted the Ad Tech Masterclass in Lagos, Nigeria, aimed at fostering a greater unified online advertising ecosystem...

Issued by 365 Digital 13 May 2019

Should you use influencer marketing for your next event?
Should you use influencer marketing for your next event?

The exponential rise of social media has resulted in a similarly exponential rise of people who know how to work it - really work it...

Issued by Worx Group 13 May 2019

Sappi results for second financial quarter ended March 2019
Sappi results for second financial quarter ended March 2019

The business continued to be supported by the investments made in recent years to diversify the product portfolio with packaging and specialities sales volumes for the group up 18% and dissolving wood pulp (DWP) increasing by 16% year-on-year...

Issued by Sappi 13 May 2019

Emirates unveils pavilion design for Expo 2020 Dubai
Emirates unveils pavilion design for Expo 2020 Dubai

Emirates has unveiled the design concepts of its pavilion for the six-month Expo 2020 Dubai event, comprising a design and visitor experience which will utilise interactive technologies and design-thinking focusing on the future of commercial aviation...

13 May 2019

Eye of the Pangolin to premiere on Endangered Species Day
Eye of the Pangolin to premiere on Endangered Species Day

Eye of the Pangolin, a new documentary about the most trafficked mammal on earth, will premiere on Friday, 17 May, Endangered Species Day...

13 May 2019

Women in Tech and Digital Conference announced
Women in Tech and Digital Conference announced

Useful & Beautiful and Women in Tech ZA have announced the inaugural Women in Tech & Digital Conference to be held on 12 June 2019 in Cape Town...

13 May 2019

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