SOUTH AFRICA

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Education in SA's design and creative industries mirrors the world's best

Harry Kalmer recently travelled to Denmark and while studying the Danish approach to prepare students for a career in the creative industries, he realised how SA's education compares to the world's best...

By Harry Kalmer 4 Jul 2018

GLOBAL

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Wan-Ifra's European Digital Media Awards' winners ready for global competition

The nine winners of this year's Wan-Ifra's European Digital Media Awards will now go forward into the annual World Digital Media Awards...

2 May 2017

DENMARK

Kantar majority acquires stake in Millward Brown Denmark
Kantar majority acquires stake in Millward Brown Denmark

Kantar, a data investment management division of WPP, has acquired a majority stake in its partner in Denmark and Sweden, Millward Brown Denmark...

13 Jan 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation
Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD Awards: The nominations
D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013

UNITED STATES

Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance
Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance

NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.

21 Dec 2012

DENMARK

Going coin hunting with McDonald's
Going coin hunting with McDonald's

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK: McDonald's had been communicating its value programme 'Coinoffers' via mainly TV, radio and out-of-home posters to teenagers and young adults for many years. 'Coinoffers' was a campaign that revolved around a smartphone app for iPhone and Android that scanned custom QR codes around the country.

4 Apr 2012

FRANCE

Cannes Lions: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Juries
Cannes Lions: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Juries

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 17-23 June, has announced the members of a further four juries: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Lions. South Africa is represented on the Design jury (Shelley-Ann Atkinson, Grid Worldwide Branding & Design) and on the Film jury (Catherine Ireland, Amplified).

30 Mar 2012

UNITED STATES

Global consumer confidence increases 1 point in Q4 2011
Global consumer confidence increases 1 point in Q4 2011

NEW YORK, US: Global consumer confidence increased one index point last quarter to 89, while Europe led confidence declines in 24 of the region's 27 measured markets, according to fourth quarter 2011 global consumer confidence findings from Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy.

8 Feb 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

Europe's internet users strong newspaper site visitors
Europe's internet users strong newspaper site visitors

LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing that 379.4 million Europeans went online in November 2011 for an average of 27.8 hours per person.

25 Jan 2012

UNITED STATES

Consumer Confidence Survey: Economy again top global concern
Consumer Confidence Survey: Economy again top global concern

NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.

9 Nov 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Newspaper sites across Europe demonstrate growth in the past year
Newspaper sites across Europe demonstrate growth in the past year

LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing 368.6 million unique visitors went online in June 2011 for an average of 26.1 hours per person.

19 Aug 2011

PORTUGAL

Lisbon to host Eurobest 2011, 28-30 November
Lisbon to host Eurobest 2011, 28-30 November

LISBON, PORTUGAL: The 4th Eurobest Advertising Festival, one of Europe's leading awards and annual events for creative advertising and communications, will be held from 28-30 November this year in Lisbon, Portugal.

9 Feb 2011

GERMANY

Eurobest launches Student Academy in partnership with Draftfcb
Eurobest launches Student Academy in partnership with Draftfcb

HAMBURG, GERMANY: The organisers of Eurobest 2010, one of Europe's largest creative advertising and communications festivals and premier awards honouring and celebrating European creative excellence, has announced the launch of The Eurobest Academy, in partnership with Draftfcb.

30 Nov 2010

GERMANY

Eurobest 2010: Design, Craft, Media, PR & Integrated juries
Eurobest 2010: Design, Craft, Media, PR & Integrated juries

HAMBURG, GERMANY: The remaining jury members have been named for Eurobest 2010, one of Europe's principal creative advertising and communications festivals honouring and celebrating European creative excellence across all major disciplines.

21 Oct 2010

UNITED STATES

ADC announces 30 and -30 global winners
ADC announces 30 and -30 global winners

NEW YORK, US: The Art Directors Club (www.adcglobal.org), one of the leading organizations for integrated media and reputedly the first global creative collective of its kind, has announced the 50 young creatives from 14 countries to claim the prestigious ADC Young Guns 8 title.

16 Sep 2010

SWEDEN

Naughty Volvo, naughty!
Naughty Volvo, naughty!

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: Swedish car manufacturer Volvo has always relied on its image for quality manufacturing and efficient design. Other car marques are well known for possessing a fun streak, such as Honda, Toyota or Mazda, which is a necessary brand ingredient in attracting the younger market.

4 Aug 2010

UNITED KINGDOM

The BP boss and other language lapses

LONDON, UK: As BP pledges to protect "small" people, Cream and Today Translations examines other examples of poorly chosen words, translation gaffes and cultural blunders.

By Mark St Andrew, creamglobal.com 28 Jul 2010

FINLAND

Call analytics for advertising available in Finland for the first time

HELSINKI, FINLAND/UPPSALA, SWEDEN: Freespee Analytics is an advanced call tracking solution which enables advertisers to track call sources from both online and offline channels and thus optimize ad spending - and it's available now in Finland.

2 Jul 2010