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SA's VMLY&R wins Silver at 2019 Epica Awards

The 2019 Epica Awards winners have been announced with South Africa's VMLY&R's "Don't Tell Me What To Do" campaign for Edgars winning Silver in the Branded Content - Music Video category...

22 Nov 2019

GLOBAL

#EpicaAwards2019: Day three results
#EpicaAwards2019: Day three results

Three days of Epica jury proceedings in Amsterdam have come to an end...

21 Nov 2019

GLOBAL

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#EpicaAwards2019: SA's VMLY&R announced as one of the finalists!

The 2019 Epica Awards shortlist has been announced with South Africa's VMLY&R's "Don't Tell Me What To Do" campaign for Edgars revealed as a finalist in the Branded Content - Music Video category...

13 Nov 2019

GLOBAL

King James Group, Atmosphere ranked 17th at 2019 Global Sabre Awards
King James Group, Atmosphere ranked 17th at 2019 Global Sabre Awards

The 2019 Global Sabre Awards were recently announced at PRovoke19 Global PR Summit in Washington, DC. The 40 winners were selected from over 5,500 entries submitted around the world to The Holmes Report's Sabre Awards competition...

25 Oct 2019

GLOBAL

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Epica Awards adds Grand Prix for PR category

The Epica Awards will now also hand out a Grand Prix for PR...

27 Aug 2019

GLOBAL

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PR and marketing: Worlds that merge to unite

Today, the world of PR, marketing and advertising are connected in more than one way - all of which are complex and granular...

By Linda Hassall 26 Aug 2019

GLOBAL

Wina announces shortlist for 2019
Wina announces shortlist for 2019

Wina announced its shortlist for the 2019 competition with South African creative advertising agency, Kilmer & Cruise featuring in four categories...

31 May 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

10 tips to creating seamless events
10 tips to creating seamless events

There's a reason why being an event coordinator was identified as the fifth most stressful job in America last year (after police officer) - things can go wrong. Bringing events to life is fun and adrenaline works wonders when it kicks in, but the communication and production elements have to knit together seamlessly...

By Kelly McGillivray 29 May 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Grey Adventures rolls out to SA
Grey Adventures rolls out to SA

The Grey Group's Grey Adventures startup incubator is now operational in its Johannesburg office as it continues to roll out across the global network. Here, an interview with Francois du Preez, chief digital officer at Grey Africa, to find out more about this open culture of collaboration from a local perspective...

By Jessica Tennant 20 Jul 2018

UNITED STATES

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The line between news and advertising is blurring, according to study

According to the Global Communications Report, 64% of public relations professionals surveyed predict that in five years the average consumer will not be able to distinguish between news stories (earned media) and promotional content (paid media)...

20 Apr 2018

GLOBAL

Clio Awards announce "Of-the-Year" finalists
Clio Awards announce "Of-the-Year" finalists

The top finalists for the "Of-the-Year" awards to be presented at the 2017 Clio Entertainment Awards have been announced...

20 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Leo Burnett acquires Radar
Leo Burnett acquires Radar

Cape Town-based advertising agency Radar has joined Publicis-owned Leo Burnett as part of a drive by the global giant to increase their profile and presence in Africa as a full-service agency...

29 Sep 2017

GLOBAL

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VR content should be engaging, relevant and appropriate

As virtual reality (VR) experiences become more prevalent and impressive, are we using VR for VR's sake?...

By David Limbert 1 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

WE Communications launches global network of independent, specialist agencies
WE Communications launches global network of independent, specialist agencies

This week marked the launch of The Plus Network, founded by WE Communications...

By Jessica Tennant 12 May 2017

GLOBAL

87% of PR executives believe the term “public relations” does not describe their future
87% of PR executives believe the term “public relations” does not describe their future

Key findings from the USC Annenberg CPR's global communications report...

By Daniel Munslow 19 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

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Amazon wants to take over the boardroom, silence Skype with Chime

Internet behemoth Amazon has announced a new workplace messaging and conferencing facility. Dubbed Chime, the product is billed as a “communications service that transforms online meetings with a secure, easy-to-use application that you can trust”.

By Andy Walker 15 Feb 2017

AFRICA

African Media Agency launches US-Africa business distribution
African Media Agency launches US-Africa business distribution

The African Media Agency has expanded its communications media channel to distribute press releases to media in the United States...

22 Sep 2016

UNITED STATES

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Promotional marketing: Having customised mugs that are filled with impact

Coffee mugs are one of the most popular promotional items, and they can be customised in a myriad of ways...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 15 Aug 2016

UNITED STATES

Here's how your company can recover after a PR screw-up
Here's how your company can recover after a PR screw-up

PR disasters are all too common among multinational corporations, but there are steps that they can take to recover...

By James White 30 Oct 2015

UNITED STATES

Edelman ends work for coal producers, climate deniers
Edelman ends work for coal producers, climate deniers

NEW YORK: US public relations giant Edelman said on Tuesday, 15 September, it will no longer represent coal producers or take assignments that seek to deny climate change...

16 Sep 2015

UNITED STATES

One Show announces PR categories, quarterly submissions
One Show announces PR categories, quarterly submissions

NEW YORK, USA: The One Club has announced that it has introduced a quarterly entry system for The One Show, as well as a set of public relations categories...

17 Jul 2015

UNITED STATES

New York Festivals International Advertising Awards: 2014 Shortlist
New York Festivals International Advertising Awards: 2014 Shortlist

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards honouring the World's Best Advertising announced the 2014 Shortlist for a number of competitions.

25 Apr 2014

UNITED STATES

Pirelli's 2012 Annual Report wins PR News award
Pirelli's 2012 Annual Report wins PR News award

WASHINGTON, US: The PR News' CSR Awards, announced at a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on 8 April 2014, selected Pirelli's 2012 Annual Report as the winner of the Annual Report category.

10 Apr 2014

UNITED STATES

NYF: Five more Executive Jury appointments
NYF: Five more Executive Jury appointments

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals World's Best Advertising competition has appointed five prominent worldwide creative officers and executive creative directors to the 2014 Executive Jury.

14 Feb 2014

UNITED STATES

New York Festivals: Third round, Executive Jury appointments
New York Festivals: Third round, Executive Jury appointments

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals World's Best Advertising competition has announced five additional appointments to the 2014 Executive Jury.

27 Jan 2014

UNITED STATES

New York Festivals: Breaking moulds, and closing entries soon
New York Festivals: Breaking moulds, and closing entries soon

NEW YORK CITY, US: The closing date for entries into New York Festivals World's Best Advertising competition is getting closer.

17 Jan 2014

UNITED STATES

IMA Web Interactive Media Awards deadline extended
IMA Web Interactive Media Awards deadline extended

NEW YORK CITY, US: Final 2013 Awards deadline extended to January 15

10 Jan 2014

UNITED STATES

NYF International Advertising Awards 2014 calls for entries; launches new award
NYF International Advertising Awards 2014 calls for entries; launches new award

NEW YORK, US: New York Festivals for the World's Best Advertising is now accepting entries for their 2014 competition and has launched a new award - 'Agency of the Year by Region'.

16 Oct 2013

UNITED STATES

Q&A: Rose Anderson, NYF executive director
Q&A: Rose Anderson, NYF executive director

In this in-depth Q&A with Rose Anderson, NYF Television & Film Awards executive director, she looks at (among other issues) what makes the Awards what they are, how they impact on the sectors they cover and why it reflects its 'one world' approach.

14 Oct 2013

UNITED STATES

All the LatAm 2013 winners
All the LatAm 2013 winners

MIAMI, US: The Festival of Media LatAm Awards 2013 winners were announced on Friday evening at an awards ceremony with over 360 guests.

1 Oct 2013

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