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#CannesLions2019: It's not often you get a second chance

Winners of Cinemark's Cannes Young Lions 2019 competition, Amri Botha and Carina Coetzee from Ninety9cents (99c), chat to us about what it means to them to have won the competition for a second time...

By Juanita Pienaar 8 hours ago

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Fairlady Santam Women of the Future Awards announces judges for 2019

Fairlady Santam Women of the Future Awards are looking for South Africa's Women of the Future and has announced the judges for the 2019 competition...

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FCB Joburg launches a new campaign for an iconic brand
FCB Joburg launches a new campaign for an iconic brand

For 93 years South Africa's leading spread, Black Cat continues to empower future generations, a fact made clear in a new campaign from FCB Joburg...

Issued by FCB Africa 16 May 2019

Registration for Mediatech Africa 2019 - now open
Registration for Mediatech Africa 2019 - now open

Registration for Mediatech Africa 2019 is now open and delegates can sign up at no cost by completing the online registration form before 12 July...

Issued by Mediatech Africa 16 May 2019

Trevor Stuurman and Nomalanga Shozi star in new G-Star campaign
Trevor Stuurman and Nomalanga Shozi star in new G-Star campaign

Multimedia visual artist Trevor Stuurman and media personality Nomalanga Shozi are the faces of G-Star Raw's South African SS19 brand campaign...

16 May 2019

5 technologies transforming the online ticketing business
5 technologies transforming the online ticketing business

As a sub-industry of online retail, ticketing and event management are being shaped to engage consumers in unprecedented ways.

By James Tagg 16 May 2019

Report reveals key global and local developments in sports for rights holders and brands
Report reveals key global and local developments in sports for rights holders and brands

Nielsen Sports recently released a Commercial Trends Report that outlines the key global and local developments in sports for rights holders and brands...

16 May 2019

SABC radio building 'no-go zone' after massive diesel leak
SABC radio building 'no-go zone' after massive diesel leak

The SABC's Radio Park building in Auckland Park, Johannesburg, was evacuated yesterday morning following a massive diesel leak...

16 May 2019

Scenes from Mama K’s Super 4.
#AfricaMonth: Anyone from anywhere can be a superhero

The likes of Black Panther have turned the concept of Wakanda from a dream to reality for superhero fans across the continent, but that's only the starting point of African creativity. Malenga Mulendema has taken this further in Mama K's Team 4, Netflix' first original African animated series...

By Leigh Andrews 16 May 2019

Apex Awards announces 2019 jury
Apex Awards announces 2019 jury

The Apex Awards has announced its jury for the 2019 competition...

16 May 2019

Arts & Culture Trust launches 25th anniversary fundraising campaign
Arts & Culture Trust launches 25th anniversary fundraising campaign

To mark the 25 years since it was established, the Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) has launched the 25 Million Reasons to Give campaign. The fundraising campaign aims to encourage investors to help it raise R25m for the arts...

16 May 2019

Maps to start collecting consumer insights from July 2019
Maps to start collecting consumer insights from July 2019

The Marketing Association of South Africa (Masa) and the Marketing Research Foundation (MRF) have announced that Maps, the products and brands replacement survey for Amps, will officially start collecting consumer insights from July 2019...

15 May 2019

New Wan-Ifra report tackling disinformation around the world
New Wan-Ifra report tackling disinformation around the world

Wan-Ifra has released a new report that looks at the global map of remedies adopted by governments whose objective is to combat the disinformation crisis, though with extremely diverse intent and effects...

15 May 2019

Calling all creative entrepreneurs - accelerator programme open for entry
Calling all creative entrepreneurs - accelerator programme open for entry

Applications are open for start-ups interested in participating in a four-month high-impact business accelerator programme, run by the British Council in partnership with Seed Academy and the Social Enterprise Academy...

15 May 2019

Brand Africa partnership to launch Africa's Best Brands
Brand Africa partnership to launch Africa's Best Brands

African Media Agency partners with Brand Africa to launch the 7th Annual Brand Africa 100: Africa's Best Brands...

15 May 2019

The executive jury 2019 unwinding at the River Cafe, New York, after a week long exercise of judging and voting for the best entries. © .
Winners announced for 2019 NYF Advertising Awards!

New York Festivals Advertising Awards has announced its 2019 winners...

15 May 2019

Nieman's caption: “Am I doing this right?”
#BehindtheSelfie with... Derik Nieman

This week, we go behind the selfie with Derik Nieman, director of data and analytics at performance marketing agency, Algorithm...

By Leigh Andrews 15 May 2019

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#AfricaMonth: Africa's revival - foretelling or fairy tale?

Welcome to the future, where a continent once cast in darkness has come into the light...

By Salona Naidoo and Gabi Wojtowitz 15 May 2019

Why entrepreneurs are the key to unlocking SA's growth potential
Why entrepreneurs are the key to unlocking SA's growth potential

With an overall unemployment rate of 27.2 percent and over half of all eligible youth struggling to find work, there is certainly cause for alarm and a need for sustainable solutions...

Issued by Vega School 15 May 2019

How Hetzner's UX team integrates feedback
How Hetzner's UX team integrates feedback

Hetzner has a dedicated UX team who actively seek out customer feedback. What does the UX team do once they've got that feedback?...

Issued by Hetzner 15 May 2019

Animal welfare and conservation organisation ifaw unveils rebrand
Animal welfare and conservation organisation ifaw unveils rebrand

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (ifaw), a global animal welfare and conservation non-profit organisation, recently unveiled its rebrand...

15 May 2019

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

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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

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