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DJ Fresh joins 947 as new drivetime host
DJ Fresh joins 947 as new drivetime host

Acclaimed radio personality, DJ Fresh, joins leading commercial radio music station 947, on 1 August 2019, to host the new drivetime show, Fresh on 947...

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#FairnessFirst: SuperSport's Springboks ad shows SA is stronger together

In a week where nation-building was top of mind as we both celebrated Mandela Day and mourned the passing of Johnny Clegg, a certain South African sport-supporting ad also gave us all the feels...

By Leigh Andrews 17 hours ago

Ideas-led creative solutions open doors for Riverbed into Barloworld
Ideas-led creative solutions open doors for Riverbed into Barloworld

In April 2019, Riverbed was selected as the agency of choice to partner with Barloworld Limited to launch its Khula Sizwe B-BBEE Share Scheme campaign...

Issued by Riverbed 20 Jun 2019

Finding the right AV solutions at Mediatech
Finding the right AV solutions at Mediatech

With Mediatech 2019 fast approaching, anyone in the professional AV market - particularly those who are seeking solutions for their meeting room or office space - should attend this B2B trade show...

Issued by Mediatech Africa 20 Jun 2019

World's biggest PR measurement summit held in Prague
World's biggest PR measurement summit held in Prague

The International Association for the Measurement and Evaluation of Communication (AMEC) held its annual global summit in Prague, The Czech Republic, from 21-23 May 2019...

Issued by Ornico 20 Jun 2019

The road to AI in marketing
The road to AI in marketing

Artificial Intelligence (AI) can bring great benefits to businesses across various industries. Already companies such as Google and Microsoft have invested significantly in this technology and are benefiting from it...

By Paula Sartini 20 Jun 2019

A new attitude: Unstereotyping advertising
A new attitude: Unstereotyping advertising

As the Women's Decade 2010-2020 of the African Union draws to a close, women the world over are standing firm in their push for gender equality - and they want men to walk and work with them...

Issued by Loeries 20 Jun 2019

The importance of PR
The importance of PR

There is always one question on the lips of everyone that I talk to about PR and it is; just why is PR so important anyway? Does PR really have that much of an impact on a business's bottom line? The answer is yes, it does. It can have a serious influence on whether people choose to conduct business with you...

By Liesl Simpson 20 Jun 2019

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Data costs are preventing African consumers from taking full advantage of the crypto economy

Cryptocurrencies offer a financial lifeline to people excluded from the formal financial economy and to those living in oppressive political or economic regimes...

By Bronwyn Williams 20 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: SDG shortlist
#CannesLions2019: SDG shortlist

The Cannes Lions Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) shortlist has been released...

20 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: John Legend partners with Pampers to address changing table inequality [WATCH]
#CannesLions2019: John Legend partners with Pampers to address changing table inequality [WATCH]

Our correspondent Mikhaila Hunter filmed John Legend speaking at the The Goals House at Cannes Lions about his partnership with Pampers and their effort in addressing changing table inequality...

20 Jun 2019

The flexible workplace is here to stay, and this is why
The flexible workplace is here to stay, and this is why

Regardless of whether the user is a millennial with multiple jobs, a corporate-free freelancer, digital nomad, savvy small business owner or large global corporate, they're all turning to flexible office spaces as their work location of choice...

By Andrew Robinson 20 Jun 2019

Jury for Global Young Guns 17 announced
Jury for Global Young Guns 17 announced

The One Club for Creativity has announced the jury for the Young Guns 17 program, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 or younger...

20 Jun 2019

#YouthMonth: Young app developers continue to blow minds
#YouthMonth: Young app developers continue to blow minds

Leading the way in app development, two young South African creative designers, Brandon Kynoch (18) and Dieter Kunze (21) are paving the way for a younger generation...

20 Jun 2019

Would you give up social media to guarantee a lifetime of data privacy?
Would you give up social media to guarantee a lifetime of data privacy?

A recent report reveals that 40% of South African consumers would give up their social media accounts to guarantee their data remains private for the rest of their life...

20 Jun 2019

The six #CannesLions2019 Reach Lions Grand Prix winners...
#CannesLions2019: Reach Lions winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on Wednesday, 19 June, with the 2019 Creative Data, Creative Strategy, Direct, Media, PR and Social & Influencer winners announced during the Reach award ceremony...

19 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Verusha Maharaj on purpose-led marketing [WATCH]
#CannesLions2019: Verusha Maharaj on purpose-led marketing [WATCH]

Verusha Maharaj, senior manager, Customer and Marketing at Deloitte Consulting SA talks to Bizcommunity's roving reporter Ann Nurock live in Cannes.

19 Jun 2019

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Media continues to tell the 'Forbidden Stories'

The Namibian and 14 media organisations around the world have partnered with Forbidden Stories - to combat the deliberate silencing of journalists in various parts of the world...

19 Jun 2019

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Infront Media secures Olympics TV rights in Africa

Infront Media seizes six-year Olympics TV rights agreement in sub-Saharan Africa...

19 Jun 2019

PR, media and social media should all be in the same WhatsApp group
PR, media and social media should all be in the same WhatsApp group

PR practitioners should be the ones who are there when media buying strategies are being curated, sold to clients and engagements are taking place with media houses to negotiate further how brands can leverage that media spend for PR deliverables...

By Khangelani Dziba 19 Jun 2019

It's good to talk even in a high-tech world
It's good to talk even in a high-tech world

When we think of industries obsessed with customer experience, we often think about travel, retail or even retail banking...

By Roger Woodend 19 Jun 2019

New website designs for Ventureburn and Memeburn
New website designs for Ventureburn and Memeburn

Burn Media has revealed new site designs for Ventureburn and Memeburn, as well as redesigned newsletters for each...

19 Jun 2019

Looks from Kim Jones's debut summer collection at Dior.
#SourceAfrica2019: WGSN's 6 key strategies for developing S/S 2020 collections

WGSN editor and trend feed curator Polly Walters presented the company's trend forecast for spring/summer 2020 at the recent Source Africa in Cape Town...

By Maroefah Smith 19 Jun 2019

New TVC from FCB Joburg drives Debonairs' Pizza Friendzy promotion
New TVC from FCB Joburg drives Debonairs' Pizza Friendzy promotion

A new television commercial - in 30-second and 20-second formats - from FCB Joburg is driving a Debonairs Pizza promotion that is creating R160m's worth of attention, the Debonairs Pizza Friendzy...

Issued by FCB Africa 19 Jun 2019

Hill, behind the mic.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Simon Hill

This #YouthMonth, we go behind the selfie with Simon Hill, presenter on Mansfield in the Morning, head of creative at Hot 91.9FM, and Liberty Radio Awards 2019 Bright Star, awarded to those with an intrinsic understanding and love for the medium, respects its past, but who also has great ideas about its future...

By Leigh Andrews 19 Jun 2019

Heart FM's initiative, 16 Days for Youth aims to highlight the plight of those making a difference
Heart FM's initiative, 16 Days for Youth aims to highlight the plight of those making a difference

The annual 16 Days for Youth initiative, spearheaded by local radio station, Heart FM, ended on a high this past weekend on Youth Day in Phillipi...

Issued by Heart FM 19 Jun 2019

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Entries open for Eat Out Woolworths Sustainability Awards 2019

The closing date for entries is 31 August 2019...

19 Jun 2019

2019 Video in Business Benchmark Report: Key findings and latest trends
2019 Video in Business Benchmark Report: Key findings and latest trends

Findings show that businesses are producing more videos than ever, average video length is down 33% while average viewer retention rate is up 13%...

19 Jun 2019

Europe needs to act fast on 5G or lose out
Europe needs to act fast on 5G or lose out

Europe needs urgent and decisive action if it is to benefit from the competitive and innovative capabilities of 5G or it will lose out...

19 Jun 2019

Utilising sports sponsorship to re-connect with consumers
Utilising sports sponsorship to re-connect with consumers

As marketers, we're constantly looking for that 'sweet spot' to engage our consumers, but despite best efforts we know that consumers have a plethora of media at their disposal and attention is fragmented, or at best, minimal. My take on it? Get personal...

By Gareth Marshall 19 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Radio & Audio shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Radio & Audio shortlist

The Cannes Lions Radio & Audio shortlist has been released, with SA seeing four agencies appear with multiple entries making it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019...

19 Jun 2019

June 2019 Fresh Living Braille edition. Image supplied.
Fresh Living magazine now available in braille

Pick n Pay's Fresh Living magazine is now available in braille, making it the first supermarket in South Africa to offer this to its customers...

19 Jun 2019

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