Chief Commercial Officer at Cell C, Simo Mkhize, shares details of the company’s need for change, how Covid-19 has affected the business, as well as its new brand positioning, including the new Change Your World payoff line, and SA growing digital ecosystem.
In advance of Bizcommunity’s forthcoming BizTrends2021 event Jessica Tennant, Bizcommunity's senior editor for Marketing & Media finds out more about the elusive Dion Chang, founder of Flux Trends and one of South Africa’s most respected trend analysts.
Chang, who delivers a unique view of “trends as business strategy”, will host the esteemed speaker lineup at Bizcommunity’s annual trend event scheduled to take place online on Thursday, 28 January 2021....
The Africa Brand Summit was established in late 2016 and launched in 2018. Its awards ceremony has become popular for many aspiring brands who do great development work that uplifts communities and deserving individuals around Africa.
Here, my chat with the Summit convenor himself, Solly Moeng about the summit, Moeng's passion for Africa and his vision for the event going forward....
Jenna Robinson, regional marketing manager for Husqvarna Africa, shares the backstory about the brand's recent campaign, featuring rugby icon Beast Tendai Mtawarira as brand ambassador. As South Africans begin to emerge from one of our most challenging periods to date, the campaign offers an empowering message of our own resilience, of our strength, and our ability to triumph over adversity.
The forthcoming episode of #ACACaresCovid19 features CEO Mathe Okaba of the ACA Association for communications and Advertising, in conversation with Brian Yuyi CEO MASA in the last of our series on Liquidity and the Economics of Advertising, made possible by the ACA.
The penultimate in our ACA series features three senior IAB SA executive board members, Claire Cobbledick, GM Gumtree South Africa and vice-chair IAB SA; Avani Singh, founder and co-director Alt Advisory and IAB SA Regulation Council chair; and Fahmeeda Cassim-Surtee, CEO of DStv Media Sales, discussing the increasing value of digital advertising and marketing, privacy, PoPIA and FPB legislation, connected TV and the future of digital audiences and content, hosted by Rutendo Nyamuda....
Ann Nurock senior partner, Relationship Audits and Management and Rorisang Setlogelo MD and founder of Roth Media, a black-owned, female-owned agency share powerful insights about how every step of the value chain contributes to greater representation, sharing economies and the importance of female voices in boardrooms.
Watch now as Abey Mokgwatsane, managing executive at Vodacom SA and Africa and Preetesh Sewraj, CEO of the Loeries add their voices to how together SA business and the creative communications sectors are creating a new "better normal" in the 7th episode of Bizcommunity's video interview series, made possible by the ACA, Association for Communications and Advertising, hosted by Rutendo Nyamuda.
Watch now as 'philanthropreneur', Masa Board member and MD and co-founder of the Kansy Group, Sechaba Motsieloa and chief evolution officer, Arc 8 Global, Ernst Kuhlmann discuss why, in marketing terms, human value is real value, in the 6th episode of Bizcommunity's video interview series.
In the fifth episode of Bizcommunity and the Association for Communications and Advertising's video interview series, marketing industry leaders Monde Twala, senior vice president and co-general manager of ViacomCBS Networks Africa and Mbali Hlophe, Gauteng MEC for Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation discuss investing in culture, content and creativity.
In the fourth episode of Bizcommunity and the Association for Communications and Advertising's video interview series, industry leaders Mzamo Masito, CMO Google Africa and Boniswa Pezisa, Net#work BBDO CEO discuss transformation, creativity, contracts, collaborations and common interests.