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The Radio Awards announces finalists for special categories

Listener's Choice and Station Manager's Choice finalists along with Bright Star and Hall of Fame inductees announced for The Radio Awards 2020...

25 Mar 2020

The East Coast Radio Big Walk 2020 is postponed
The East Coast Radio Big Walk 2020 is postponed

In light of the honourable President Ramaphosa's 'State of Disaster' announcement banning all large public gatherings the decision has been made to postpone one of KZN's most loved walking events, The East Coast Radio Big Walk...

Issued by East Coast Radio 25 Mar 2020

Who's who of African arts, media, business and government define new narrative for Africa at Africa No Filter 2020
Who's who of African arts, media, business and government define new narrative for Africa at Africa No Filter 2020

Graca Machel challenges Africans to define their narrative at Africa No Filter...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 25 Mar 2020

#FairnessFirst: Women are the change agents of nations
#FairnessFirst: Women are the change agents of nations

In celebration of International Women's Day earlier this month, founder of W-Suite, Katie Mohamed hosted a dialogue on the theme of 'Each for Equal', addressing various forms of equality around acceptance, opportunities, access and diversity...

By Jessica Tennant 23 Mar 2020

#Bookmarks2020: Shining, shimmering and splendid
#Bookmarks2020: Shining, shimmering and splendid

In response to the coronavirus/Covid-19 outbreak, the IAB SA took this year's Bookmark Awards outside, presenting in digital format via Instagram Stories...

By Jessica Tennant 20 Mar 2020

#Bookmarks2020: Winners announced!
#Bookmarks2020: Winners announced!

The winners for the 2020 Bookmark Awards have been announced! This year, the 12th annual Bookmarks celebration was hosted via the IAB SA's digital channels and local press network...

19 Mar 2020

NYF announces 2020 Radio Awards finalists, with two SA entries
NYF announces 2020 Radio Awards finalists, with two SA entries

The local 'My Only Story' podcast from Fairly Famous and CliffCentral's 'Babies Behind Bars' have both been announced as NYF 2020 Radio Awards finalists...

19 Mar 2020

#CannesLions2020: Postponed until October
#CannesLions2020: Postponed until October

NEWSWATCH: Cannes Lions organisers announced today, 18 March that the annual advertising festival will not take place in June due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event has been postponed to 26-30 October...

18 Mar 2020

Johannie van As, senior copywriter and director, She Says Cape Town, media consultant and author Vanessa Raphaely, creative director of Nick & Barry Karin Barry, founder and CEO of RushTush Rushda Moosajee, head of marketing and communications at Zeitz Mocaa Annicia Manyaapelo, partner and head of strategy at M&C Saatchi Abel Makosha (MK) Maja-Rasethaba and Anelde Greeff, co-director of She Says Cape Town. Image credit: Estee de Villiers.
#SheSays: How to reinvent and find your purpose

Reinvention can take on many forms - some more understated and organic, others more dramatic and intentioned - as the panellists shared at the first SheSays Cape Town event of 2020...

By Amelia Brown 18 Mar 2020

The 2020 Brand Summit Africa - Africa Brand Summit, moves to October
The 2020 Brand Summit Africa - Africa Brand Summit, moves to October

Due to ongoing global attempts to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, organisers of the 2020 Brand Summit Africa - Africa Brand Summit have decided to move the dates of the event from the first week of June to the first week of October, in Cape Town...

Issued by Brand Summit South Africa 18 Mar 2020

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The Radio Awards announces 2020 finalists

Station of the Year finalists, as well as finalists in the general categories of the Radio Awards 2020, have been announced...

18 Mar 2020

Solutions for events in the time of COVID-19
Solutions for events in the time of COVID-19

The world faces an unprecedented challenge in terms of combatting and defeating COVID-19. Creative solutions for those who operate within the marketing space are necessary...

By Angelique Shekleton, Issued by Multi-Media 17 Mar 2020

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Wina Festival 2020 going digital due to Covid-19

The award ceremony will be completely online and in-person activities are suspended for the 2020 edition, due to the current Covid-19 situation...

17 Mar 2020

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The 2020 Radio Awards to announce winners digitally

Organisers of the Radio Awards have announced a change of format for announcing the winners of this year's competition...

17 Mar 2020

Prism Awards 2020 event cancelled amid coronavirus concerns
Prism Awards 2020 event cancelled amid coronavirus concerns

The Prism Awards committee alongside the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (Prisa) have taken the decision to cancel the 2020 Prism Awards event, amid concerns of the increasing impact of the coronavirus in the country...

Issued by PRISA 16 Mar 2020

The Nedbank IMC Conference 2020 has been postponed
The Nedbank IMC Conference 2020 has been postponed

In keeping with the president's address last night and the cabinet guidelines regarding Covid-19, the Nedbank IMC 2020 has been postponed...

Issued by IMC Conference 16 Mar 2020

#FairnessFirst: Renuka Methil and the ceiling crashers
#FairnessFirst: Renuka Methil and the ceiling crashers

Renuka Methil, managing editor of Forbes Africa and Forbes Woman Africa recently spoke at the 2020 Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit, held on Friday, 6 March at the Durban ICC, ahead of International Women's Day last Sunday...

By Jessica Tennant 16 Mar 2020

#BREAKINGNEWS: Bookmarks cancels gala event, goes digital
#BREAKINGNEWS: Bookmarks cancels gala event, goes digital

The IAB SA has responded to industry concern over COVID-19 and taken the 2020 Bookmark Awards experience online...

Issued by IAB South Africa 13 Mar 2020

The canna revolution - Q&A with Cannabis Expo director Silas Howarth
The canna revolution - Q&A with Cannabis Expo director Silas Howarth

The Cannabis Expo has been postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The Cannabis Expo returns to Cape Town from 19 to 22 March 2020 at GrandWest. We got in touch with expo director Silas Howarth to find out what goes into putting on an event of this nature, shifting stigmas, advice for budding entrepreneurs and CBD trends...

By Ruth Cooper 12 Mar 2020

Chairman, Cannes Lions and president of Ascential Marketing Division, Philip Thomas.
Cannes Lions 2020 still set to take place amidst coronavirus fears

Organisers of the Cannes Lions Festival have announced that as of today, based on the advice from the city of Cannes, authorities and the World Health Organisation, they are still working towards Cannes Lions 2020 taking place as planned on 22-26 June...

11 Mar 2020

#BlockchainAfrica: "Bitcoin is the best system we've ever had for money" - Simon Dingle
#BlockchainAfrica: "Bitcoin is the best system we've ever had for money" - Simon Dingle

"But it still lacks the user experience, appeal, social acceptance and, most importantly, narrative, that will propel it across the chasm into mainstream adoption..." - Blockchain Africa Conference speaker and fintech entrepreneur Simon Dingle on Bitcoin and its impact on industry...

By Jessica Tennant 11 Mar 2020

Leo Burnett announced as Agency of the Year - © Mark Tungate (Maydream)
First Epica Awards Sri Lanka deemed a "huge success"

The very first Epica Awards Sri Lanka was deemed a "huge success" by its organisers last week...

11 Mar 2020

IAB invites young, black and gifted creatives to take up space in the Front Row
IAB invites young, black and gifted creatives to take up space in the Front Row

Front Row offers creative youth wider access to career-building opportunities...

Issued by IAB South Africa 10 Mar 2020

5 display trends seen at EuroShop 2020
5 display trends seen at EuroShop 2020

South African exhibition, events and display specialist, Scan Display, sent a team to exhibit at EuroShop this year. This year, Scan Display identified the following five key trends at the show...

Issued by Scan Display 10 Mar 2020

KFC's The First Colonel to Conquer eSports campaign. Image supplied.
Warc Rankings announces Media 100 results

The Media 100, the second of the three Warc Rankings, is now released featuring the most awarded campaigns, agencies and brands in the world for media excellence...

10 Mar 2020

Kevin Swanepoel, CEO, The One Club. © Margarita Corporan.
#Coronavirus: Creative Week 2020, The One Show moved to online streaming events

The One Club has moved Creative Week 2020, including The One Show and ADC 99th Annual Awards ceremonies to online streaming events due to continued uncertainty around coronavirus...

9 Mar 2020

Standard Bank, UN Women and CGE shine a light on Female Entrepreneurs
Standard Bank, UN Women and CGE shine a light on Female Entrepreneurs

Standard Bank Top Women is proud to announce its official support by internationally acclaimed moral leaders the United Nations Women and the Commission for Gender Equality...

Issued by Topco Media 9 Mar 2020

What to expect from this year's Night of a 1000 Drawings
What to expect from this year's Night of a 1000 Drawings

Night of a 1000 Drawings has been postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The 1000 Drawings inner-city art exhibition will be held at Victoria Yards, Lorentzville in Johannesburg from 27 to 29 March 2020...

9 Mar 2020

Forbes Woman Africa Awards 2020 winners announced
Forbes Woman Africa Awards 2020 winners announced

Forbes Woman Africa Awards 2020 winners were announced at the inaugural gala dinner held at Inkosi Albert Luthuli ICC Complex in Durban on Friday, 6 March 2020...

9 Mar 2020

How to compete, stand out and succeed in an ultracompetitive, uncertain and complicated world
How to compete, stand out and succeed in an ultracompetitive, uncertain and complicated world

How do traditional style organisations compete in an ever-changing business landscape in a disorganised world? Find out at CEW 2020, the premier customer success conference series - which comes to Johannesburg on 14 July at The Maslow, Sandton...

Issued by The Focus Group 9 Mar 2020

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