The authenticity of advertising in Africa
The authenticity of advertising in Africa

Darren Kirby, managing director of Technique Media asks the question: "In an age of post-demographic consumerism whereby brands see themselves grappling with shrinking market share, is Africa rising to the challenges ahead?"...

Issued by Technique Media 3 days ago

Grey takes us back to a Life before Uber
Grey takes us back to a Life before Uber

Reminiscing about your wild and free nights spent partying it up is awesome. Remembering that your mom was there outside the club to pick you up at exactly 11:30pm because you didn't have a ride? Not so awesome...

Issued by Grey 11 Jan 2019

ABInBev Africa appoints The Story Lab as the entertainment marketing partner
ABInBev Africa appoints The Story Lab as the entertainment marketing partner

The Story Lab, a premium entertainment content division for Dentsu Aegis Network, has been appointed by ABInBev Africa to develop and execute the entertainment strategy, starting with Castle Lite SA and Budweiser SA and Nigeria...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 20 Dec 2018

71 graduates complete work experience with FCB Africa
71 graduates complete work experience with FCB Africa

A group of 71 advertising and marketing graduates recently completed their mandatory month-long work experience module at the FCB Africa Group's campuses in Johannesburg and Cape Town...

Issued by FCB Africa 18 Dec 2018

Vizeum SA wins Financial Mail Adfocus Network Media Agency of the Year
Vizeum SA wins Financial Mail Adfocus Network Media Agency of the Year

Vizeum South Africa walked away with the coveted Financial Mail Adfocus Network Media Agency of the Year at the annual event held at The Venue, Melrose Arch, in Johannesburg...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 14 Dec 2018

Red & Yellow enters its 25th birthday year
Red & Yellow enters its 25th birthday year

1994 was a landmark year for South Africa, with the abolishment of Apartheid. And as transformational, albeit on a much smaller scale, a few ad industry legends decided to address their frustration with the graduates that conventional academia was producing, by starting what was then known as the "School of Logic and Magic"...

Issued by Red & Yellow 14 Dec 2018

Insights from an award-winning business
Insights from an award-winning business

2018 was an eventful year for M&C Saatchi Abel, with the agency winning several awards, amongst which were six Creative Circle Ad of The Month awards, an Apex award, 10 Loeries (including a Grand Prix) and an Epica award...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 14 Dec 2018

#Newsmaker: Sean Donovan on TBWA's outstanding year
#Newsmaker: Sean Donovan on TBWA's outstanding year

TBWA\Worldwide has been named Adweek's 2018 Global Agency of the Year based on the strength of its creative product...

By Jessica Tennant, Issued by TBWA 13 Dec 2018

Debonairs Pizza loses its head
Debonairs Pizza loses its head

If you were asked to compile a list of engaging digital initiatives from brands that typically live in the traditional media space, chances are you'd add 'Headless Deliveryman' created for Debonairs Pizza by FCB Joburg to celebrate Halloween to that list...

Issued by FCB Africa 12 Dec 2018

Decimal keeps the doughnuts rolling with Krispy Kreme
Decimal keeps the doughnuts rolling with Krispy Kreme

Decimal Agency snagged a sweet win by keeping the doughnuts of Krispy Kreme rolling onto social media and digital platforms by renewing their contract for a further 12 months...

Issued by Decimal Agency 12 Dec 2018

30 graduates complete FCB Africa's 2018 Programme
30 graduates complete FCB Africa's 2018 Programme

A total of 30 graduates have completed FCB Africa's 2018 Graduate Programme, 20 at the agency group's Johannesburg campus and 10 at its Cape Town offices...

Issued by FCB Africa 11 Dec 2018

The SpaceStation's viewability stats exceed market standard by 20%
The SpaceStation's viewability stats exceed market standard by 20%

Recent stats released to The SpaceStation by Google Ad Manager show that their overall ad viewability sits at an impressive 71%, which is much higher than the South African market standard...

Issued by The SpaceStation 11 Dec 2018

Invitation to bid
Invitation to bid

The South African Nursing Council (SANC) invites all potential advertising agency service providers to bid for a below-the-line advertising campaign to overhaul the image of the SANC and nursing in general...

Issued by South African Nursing Council 10 Dec 2018

Sugar Ray who? Did what?
Sugar Ray who? Did what?

No. They have nothing to do with the sweaty pastime involving gloves and mouth guards...

Issued by Sugar Ray Leonard and Partners 10 Dec 2018

Spur's latest commercial on overcoming adversity set to inspire
Spur's latest commercial on overcoming adversity set to inspire

Spur Steak Ranches, Ninety9cents (99c) and 7Films have collaborated to produce a truly South African story of how working as a unit in the face of adversity can make the impossible, possible...

Issued by Ninety9cents 10 Dec 2018

Ads24 Sunday Sundaes: A winning campaign
Ads24 Sunday Sundaes: A winning campaign

Merissa Himraj is the winner of Ads24's "What Type of Sunday Sundae Are You?" competition. Himraj won a break for two people to the Wilderness in the Western Cape...

Issued by Ads24 10 Dec 2018

Vega students clean up at SA's biggest creative award ceremonies of 2018
Vega students clean up at SA's biggest creative award ceremonies of 2018

It's been another proud year for Vega, as the school, its navigators, and students from various fields of study were recognised and awarded at the Loeries, Pendoring, Goldpack, PG Bison 1.618, #YouthTube2018 and PromaxBDA Future Awards...

Issued by Vega School 7 Dec 2018

Unbox the festive season
Unbox the festive season

Festive goodwill is part and parcel of the holiday season and we're wrapping up our year with a hamper of promotional goodies...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 Dec 2018

TBWA\Worldwide named Adweek's 'Global Agency of the Year'
TBWA\Worldwide named Adweek's 'Global Agency of the Year'

TBWA\Worldwide was recently named Adweek's 2018 'Global Agency of the Year'. Adweek, the United States-based publication covering the brand marketing ecosystem, is a publication devoted to advertising and marketing.

Issued by TBWA 6 Dec 2018

WCG stresses emergency medical staff EMS bravery with two new videos
WCG stresses emergency medical staff EMS bravery with two new videos

The Western Cape Government (WCG) has launched two new videos focusing on the vital role its Emergency Medical Staff (EMS) play on a daily basis...

Issued by FCB Africa 6 Dec 2018

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