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#Newsmaker: Philippa Heal on Showmax's winning campaigns and the rise of full-service in-house agencies
#Newsmaker: Philippa Heal on Showmax's winning campaigns and the rise of full-service in-house agencies

Philippa Heal, Showmax's in-house creative lead, tells us why its recent award wins means so much to her and elaborates on why the rise of full-service in-house agencies is particularly significant both locally and abroad...

By Juanita Pienaar 11 hours ago

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 15 hours ago

Creative - Meet data
Creative - Meet data

Hoorah Digital, the leading digital transformation consultancy that believes in the marriage of data, creativity, and media tech, unveiled its new look and innovative digital marketing solutions at the business' head office in Bryanston, Johannesburg...

Issued by Irvine Partners 10 Sep 2019

Screen grab from the ad.
#OrchidsandOnions: MultiChoice sets an example

An Onion to Prasa for a tweet about dealing with its problems by convening a 'war room'. Who is your enemy? Commuters are your customers...

By Brendan Seery 10 Sep 2019

DUO Marketing + Communications opens 2020 graduate programme for PR industry entrants
DUO Marketing + Communications opens 2020 graduate programme for PR industry entrants

Applications for the next intake of DUO's graduate programme, to commence in January 2020, are now open...

Issued by DUO Marketing + Communications 10 Sep 2019

#MYPROMISE
#MYPROMISE

Independent Media launches powerful and moving manifesto for men to speak aloud a promise to the women and children of South Africa that they will work together to make it a better place - for everyone...

Issued by Independent Media 10 Sep 2019

7 tips to throw the best end-of-year party
7 tips to throw the best end-of-year party

Year-end functions can sometimes be a hit and a miss - it's hard to please everyone and often expectations around the party are over the top...

Issued by The Canvas Riversands 10 Sep 2019

The Matt Brown Show's 'State of X' is now available on the world's fastest growing Smart TV network
The Matt Brown Show's 'State of X' is now available on the world's fastest growing Smart TV network

Tens of millions of Swifti.tv viewers and Roku device owners will now be able to stream The Matt Brown Show's 'State of X' series thanks to a new content deal with the world's fastest growing Smart TV network...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 10 Sep 2019

Encounters Film Festival launches Augmented Reality Cinema
Encounters Film Festival launches Augmented Reality Cinema

The Encounters Augmented Reality Festival, the first of its kind, is showcasing seven shorts over seven days, directly from their social media platforms...

Issued by Overlay XR 10 Sep 2019

Airport Ads unveils strategic rebrand
Airport Ads unveils strategic rebrand

One of South Africa's most trusted integrated airport media advertising specialists, Airport Ads has refreshed its corporate identity to mark the company's next step of its journey into the future...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 10 Sep 2019

Panellists Bradshaw, Walsh and Viviers of Pick n Pay, Takealot and Capitec Bank respectively, with Kantar's Du Chenne.
Marketing fundamentals with the 2019 BrandZ CMO panel

The panel discussion at the Cape Town version of WPP and Kantar's Top 30 BrandZ Cape Town launch event for 2019 featured a panel of take-home marketing insights into the power of purpose and 'clicks and mortar' loyalty from some of the country's best-valued brands, namely Takealot, Capitec Bank and Pick n Pay...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Sep 2019

Image credit: Cristina de los Santos on Unsplash.
Agency Scope South Africa 2019 trends: Evolution or revolution? Part 1

As the Agency Scope team finalises the 2019 South Africa study, analysts have noted some brief but stand-out trends...

By Johanna McDowell 10 Sep 2019

Image credit: 95C from Pixabay.
Reaching the base-of-the-pyramid consumer

Two years ago, I was exposed to a course that completely blew my mind but also spoke to my heart...

By Lorraine Gwewera 10 Sep 2019

SA's top CEOs prefer LinkedIn, MTN's Rob Shuter leads on Twitter
SA's top CEOs prefer LinkedIn, MTN's Rob Shuter leads on Twitter

The ECCO International Communication recently conducted a study to determine which social media platforms the CEOs of the world prefer: LinkedIn or Twitter...

10 Sep 2019

Image source: Gallo/Getty.
ANA News to scale back SA operations

African News Agency plans expansion across Africa to meet growth demands, but announces downsizing in South Africa...

9 Sep 2019

AFRIMA condemns xenophobia in Africa
AFRIMA condemns xenophobia in Africa

AFRIMA says lack of education, preventable diseases, and extreme poverty are the enemies of Africa and calls for peace in the wake of an upsurge of xenophobic violence in South Africa...

9 Sep 2019

Vital Health Foods launches revamped digital offering
Vital Health Foods launches revamped digital offering

Vital Health Health Foods is solidifying its position as South Africa's number one vitamin brand with a revitalised digital offering...

Issued by Realm Digital 9 Sep 2019

South Africans weigh in on attitudes towards women
South Africans weigh in on attitudes towards women

Ipsos examines the diverse opinions that South Africans have towards issues of women's place in marital relations as well as violence towards women...

Issued by Ipsos 9 Sep 2019

Gagasi FM statement on the on-air protest and the way forward
Gagasi FM statement on the on-air protest and the way forward

Gagasi FM management has engaged with Njabs Zwane, Bright Ntuli and Zisto following their on-air protest...

Issued by Gagasi FM 9 Sep 2019

Global Change Award 2020: Submit your sustainable fashion innovation
Global Change Award 2020: Submit your sustainable fashion innovation

H&M Foundation has opened entries for its annual innovation challenge, the Global Change Award. Dubbed the 'Nobel Prize of fashion', it aims to reduce fashion's impact on the planet...

9 Sep 2019

Rocketseed partnerships grow to bring email branding to Africa
Rocketseed partnerships grow to bring email branding to Africa

Rocketseed is expanding its roots into Africa with a host of new companies joining their successful partnership programme...

Issued by Rocketseed 9 Sep 2019

Sarah Berro backstage at the 2019 Loeries in Durban, South Africa. Image credit: Julian Carelsen/2019 Loerie Awards.
#Loeries2019: Impact BBDO's Sarah Berro on making a difference with socially-conscious campaigns

Waste Management Coalition's 'Toxic Flag' by Impact BBDO received the Dove Public Service Award at the 2019 Loeries...

By Maroefah Smith 9 Sep 2019

Explore a range of educational features at the Sign Africa and FESPA Africa Joburg Expo
Explore a range of educational features at the Sign Africa and FESPA Africa Joburg Expo

The Sign Africa and FESPA Africa Expo is coming up soon - taking place from 11-13 September at Gallagher Convention Centre...

Issued by Practical Publishing 9 Sep 2019

IRT Media renews strategic partnership on the MyCiti bus network with Street Network and Transit Ads
IRT Media renews strategic partnership on the MyCiti bus network with Street Network and Transit Ads

Integrated Rapid Transport Media, part of the Provantage Media Group stable of companies, has once again successfully retained, the advertising rights to the MyCiTi infrastructure in the City of Cape Town...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 9 Sep 2019

Gallarelli to leave Ogilvy
Gallarelli to leave Ogilvy

Ogilvy South Africa is bidding farewell to Group Managing Director Luca Gallarelli, as the industry leader takes leave of the agency 17 years after he first joined...

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 9 Sep 2019

Standard Bank team collecting their accolade.
How SA's second BrandZ winners are delivering brand legacy and innovation

The combination of legacy, clear brand purpose and the courage to innovate characterise this year's top three in the BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable South African Brands...

By Danette Breitenbach 9 Sep 2019

The 2019/20 Ask Afrika Icon Brands winners were announced at The Venue in Melrose Arch on 29 August 2019. Image supplied.
Topline trends from the 2019 Ask Afrika Icon Brands survey

The relationship between consumers and brands have never been more complex...

By Sarina de Beer 9 Sep 2019

All the 2019 winners of the Savanna Comics' Choice Awards
All the 2019 winners of the Savanna Comics' Choice Awards

The winners of the 2019 Savanna Comics' Choice Awards (CCAs) were recently announced at the Lyric Theatre in Johannesburg...

9 Sep 2019

Hoorah Digital chooses Deltek WorkBook to streamline systems and processes
Hoorah Digital chooses Deltek WorkBook to streamline systems and processes

Silversoft is pleased to announce that Hoorah Digital has chosen Deltek WorkBook, a Best of Suite agency software that has allowed the team to streamline their systems and processes...

Issued by Silversoft 9 Sep 2019

The 2019 Sunday Times Literary Award winners and their books (L-R): Terry Kurgan and Siphiwe Ndlovu. Image supplied.
Terry Kurgan, Siphiwe Ndlovu receive the 2019 Sunday Times Literary Awards

Terry Kurgan and Siphiwe Ndlovu are the recipients of this year's Sunday Times Literary Awards...

9 Sep 2019

Trending images relating to the #AmINext hashtag and the much-shared pic of the protest march outside Parliament on 5 September 2019: .
#FairnessFirst: Stepping up to keep SA's females safe

Local media covered the general sense of unrest and discomfort in the country last week, following the spate of femicide cases that spurred the nation to say #Enoughisenough and ask #AmInext? In addition to marches, a number of platforms have been voicing their support...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Sep 2019

Humans, AI and the constant march of progress
Humans, AI and the constant march of progress

These days we don't have to wait long for reality to catch up with human imagination - advanced technologies and AI have helped human evolution to step up the pace considerably...

Issued by Ads24 6 Sep 2019

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