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Brand South Africa and InvestSA embark on an investment promotion roadshow
Brand South Africa and InvestSA embark on an investment promotion roadshow

Brand South Africa in collaboration with the Department of Trade and Industry's InvestSA will be embarking on an investment promotion roadshow to Switzerland, Germany, France and India from 19-30 March 2019...

Issued by Brand South Africa 6 hours ago

#SeamlessSA: Ink Eze's 5 actionable tips to grow an online community
#SeamlessSA: Ink Eze's 5 actionable tips to grow an online community

Nigerian entrepreneur Ink Eze knows how to grow an online community: her wedding community Bella Naija Weddings has over three million followers on Instagram while Aso Ebi Bella is a close second with 1.8 million followers...

By Maroefah Smith 8 hours ago

#SeamlessSA: Physical retail needs to step up
#SeamlessSA: Physical retail needs to step up

Traditional brick and mortar retailers still have a future despite the boom in online retail, but they have to be open to change...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

Take charge at The East Coast Radio GIBS Business Breakfast in association with Trade Investment KZN
Take charge at The East Coast Radio GIBS Business Breakfast in association with Trade Investment KZN

The KZN business sphere is growing at a rapid pace and the need to stay relevant and innovative is a priority that's why East Coast Radio is bringing the best business minds to KZN...

Issued by East Coast Radio 1 day ago

#OneShow2019: Jeremy Craigen's judging pick of the day
#OneShow2019: Jeremy Craigen's judging pick of the day

"DNA Discounts" struck a chord with Global CCO of Innocean Worldwide and One Show 2019 Film judge Jeremy Craigen, who selected it as his pick of the day...

3 days ago

Africa's heightened appeal as a trade and export destination
Africa's heightened appeal as a trade and export destination

Africa is open for business. With average annual growth for sub-Saharan Africa forecast at 8% until 2023, the continent is looking increasingly attractive as a trade and export destination...

15 Mar 2019

CEO of HDI Youth Consultancy, Bongani Chinkanda.
#NedbankIMC2019: Brands not being effective when marketing to a youth economy worth over R111bn

Bongani Chinkanda says businesses and brands have to immerse themselves in youth culture and then create products that are relevant if they want to effectively market to the youth...

15 Mar 2019

#OneShow2019: Augie Chun's judging pick of the day
#OneShow2019: Augie Chun's judging pick of the day

Augie Chun, Head of West, creative strategy at Snapchat and ADC 98th Annual Awards Interactive judge, was more than happy to get lost in "The Maze", which is why he selected it as his pick of the day...

15 Mar 2019

#NedbankIMC2019: The tech, the trends and the timeless truths of marketing
#NedbankIMC2019: The tech, the trends and the timeless truths of marketing

Instead of asking how marketing is going to change in 10 years' time, David Duarte, CEO of Treeshake, believes it's a far more valuable question to ask how marketing is going to stay the same. In his words, 'What are the timeless truths of the marketing industry?'

By Jessica Tennant 15 Mar 2019

YPO member James Barty - also ACA chairperson and CEO of King James Group.
#YPOEdge: James Barty on brand humanity and doing good business, beyond ticking the 'CSI box'

Leigh Andrews speaks to King James founder and YPO member James Barty about what he gains from his involvement in YPO and how all businesses can make a better impact...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Mar 2019

#SeamlessSA: 6 questions to ask if you want more from your store
#SeamlessSA: 6 questions to ask if you want more from your store

Product of the Year South Africa's CEO Preetesh Sewraj shares think points on using design and insights to get more out of your physical stores...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 14 Mar 2019

Trends Talk Cape Town: The Evolution of Women in Pop-Culture
Trends Talk Cape Town: The Evolution of Women in Pop-Culture

Bizcommunity in partnership with Philip Morris' VP of Global Communications, Marian Salzman, is hosting a trend talk in Cape Town on Thursday, 14 March, on "The Evolution of Women in Pop-Culture & Innovation 2019 and beyond"...

Issued by Tincan 13 Mar 2019

2019 Media Strategy Report released
2019 Media Strategy Report released

Warc has released its 2019 Media Strategy Report, highlighting key trends and themes for an effective media strategy...

13 Mar 2019

5 innovative ways to extend the reach and impact of your event
5 innovative ways to extend the reach and impact of your event

You have received your brief for your client's event, and as per the norm, they want more for less. Less budget but... more people, more reach and definitely more impact...

Issued by Global Access 13 Mar 2019

#WTMA19: Travel Forward Summit to boost digital travel market
#WTMA19: Travel Forward Summit to boost digital travel market

Travel technology assumes a prominent role at this year's WTM Africa with a dedicated one-day event - the Travel Forward conference in partnership with e-Tourism Africa Summit on Friday, 12 April...

13 Mar 2019

Zipho Sikhakhane, global speaker, entrepreneur and business strategist interviewing mayor Herman Mashaba, founder of Black Like Me.
Key insights from Business Day TV SME Summit

The third annual Business Day TV SME Summit took place recently in Johannesburg, providing delegates with valuable strategies to grow their businesses as well as motivation and advice from successful entrepreneurs...

12 Mar 2019

Podcaster Manoush Zomorodi was one of the YPO Edge 2019 speakers. Image via .
#YPOEdge: Manoush Zomorodi on the personal power of podcasts

Last week, YPO hosted the world's largest gathering of CEOs right here in Cape Town, on 6 and 7 March 2019, for its Global Leadership Conference and YPO Edge, with the theme, 'Life of Re'. I spoke to Bored and Brilliant author and podcaster Manoush Zomorodi about the popularity of media with a personal touch...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Mar 2019

For a glimpse into the future where technology drives innovation and disruption - be at Mediatech Africa 2019
For a glimpse into the future where technology drives innovation and disruption - be at Mediatech Africa 2019

As we power into the Fourth Industrial Revolution - the development of technology is gaining increasing momentum and evolving at the speed of light...

Issued by Mediatech Africa 12 Mar 2019

Award winners at the 2019 Forbes Woman Africa Awards. © GABHISATV.
Forbes Woman Africa Awards 2019 winners announced

The continent's most influential women in business, sports, science, entertainment and leadership received recognition at the prestigious Forbes Woman Africa Awards inaugural gala dinner held at Durban's Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre on Friday, 8 March...

12 Mar 2019

2019 Naledi Theatre Awards nominees announced
2019 Naledi Theatre Awards nominees announced

The nominations for the 2019 Naledi Theatre Awards have been announced. The winners will be unveiled on the Mandela Stage at the Joburg Theatre on 20 May 2019...

12 Mar 2019

Design Foundation Awards honours top achievers
Design Foundation Awards honours top achievers

The sixth annual Design Foundation Awards was held on Saturday, 9 March in Cape Town honouring leaders of South African design...

12 Mar 2019

Cal Fussman at the CTICC ahead of his YPO talk. Image via his .
#YPOEdge: Cal Fussman on the compelling social impact of storytelling on the long game

Last week, YPO hosted the world's largest gathering of CEOs right here in Cape Town, on 6 and 7 March 2019, for its Global Leadership Conference and YPO Edge, with the theme, 'Life of Re'. I spoke to master storyteller Cal Fussman about lessons he's learned from interviewing the likes of Simon Sinek...

By Leigh Andrews 11 Mar 2019

54th annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards winners announced
54th annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards winners announced

The country's leading theatre practitioners were applauded for their acting, directing, staging and technical abilities at 54th annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards, which was held at the Artscape Opera House in Cape Town on 10 March 2019...

11 Mar 2019

Marketing Achievement Awards usher in the future of marketing
Marketing Achievement Awards usher in the future of marketing

Director of the Marketing Achievement Awards, Anne Kirkpatrick tells us how the idea came about through a conversation she had with Nando's CEO Geoff Whyte and how this programme fits neatly between other industry-specific programmes...

By Jessica Tennant 11 Mar 2019

Collaborating to create #balanceforbetter
Collaborating to create #balanceforbetter

Each year on 8 March, International Women's Day, I get invited to attend events that celebrate and discuss gender diversity in the workplace...

By Anna Curzon 8 Mar 2019

Johannesburg Homemakers Expo does it again
Johannesburg Homemakers Expo does it again

The 26th edition of the Johannesburg Homemakers Expo, held at the Ticketpro Dome from 28 February - 3 March, set the stage for over 350 expert exhibitors...

Issued by HOMEMAKERS 8 Mar 2019

How Cape Town's YPO 2019 brings meaning to a 'Life of Re' for creative CEOs
How Cape Town's YPO 2019 brings meaning to a 'Life of Re' for creative CEOs

YPO hosted the world's largest gathering of CEOs right here in Cape Town on 6 and 7 March 2019, for its Global Leadership Conference and YPO Edge, with the theme, 'Life of Re'. Here's how the C-Suite in general and media creative specifically can take the theme to heart and make a difference through positive change in society beyond the bottom line...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Mar 2019

DHL renews partnership with eCommerce Africa
DHL renews partnership with eCommerce Africa

DHL Express in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has announced that the company will once again be lead sponsor for the 2019 DHL eCommerce Africa Conference and Exhibition...

6 Mar 2019

Young creatives from left - Cedric Nzaka, Nandi Dlepu, Morena Sefatsa and Yanga Yaya at the 2019 Design Indaba.
Top 5 key take-outs from Design Indaba 2019

Monare Matema, associate brand architect at DNA Brand Architects, shares key take-outs from the 2019 Design Indaba conference...

By Monare Matema 6 Mar 2019

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