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ATKV Goudini Spa open for MICE with new "naked" hybrid approach to conferences
ATKV Goudini Spa open for MICE with new "naked" hybrid approach to conferences

Ready to reboot, collaborate and explore the new normal? Its all systems go for a new approach to conventional thinking. With Covid-19 disrupting conventional business events, it's time for a rethink on how to approach this new era.

Issued by ATKV Goudini Spa 2 days ago

#DoBizZA: Best Little Guide helps South Africans shop local
#DoBizZA: Best Little Guide helps South Africans shop local

The call for South Africans to support local brands has been amplified in 2020, with the dire need to restore the country's economy and replace the jobs lost during the Covid-19 lockdown.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Sep 2020

New study aimed at assessing damage caused to market by pandemic
New study aimed at assessing damage caused to market by pandemic

Percy Shangase, founder of Amashuku Marketing Solutions recently announced that the company will undertake a study to help brands, schools and companies get an aerial shot of the market, assess the damage caused by the pandemic and align their brands, product offerings and services accordingly in the consumer headspace.

By Juanita Pienaar 23 Sep 2020

Zeitz MOCAA calls on locals to participate in upcoming reopening exhibition
Zeitz MOCAA calls on locals to participate in upcoming reopening exhibition

The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa is set to reopen, after seven months, on 22 October 2020. In preparation for its reopening exhibition, the Zeitz MOCAA is calling on Capetonians to submit their artworks for the Home Is Where The Art Is: Art Is Where The Home Is exhibition.

23 Sep 2020

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We are still a nation at war with ourselves, even if we don't like to admit it

In 1994, I wrote an article in which I stated that 'the 'eggshell issues' of racial discrimination, bias, prejudice and stereotyping, until now far too sensitive to discuss openly, needed to become the subject of continuous debate at all levels of the organisation.'

By Ian Fuhr 22 Sep 2020

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Consumer-centred brands in times of crises

Covid-19 has brought about the notion of people working together for the greater good, rather than a world where people exist for their own survival. Humanity has been tasked with looking out for one other because what we do now has a ripple effect on others. In saying this, brands also have the responsibility to consider more than just their businesses but also their communities, cities, people and every element that they directly and indirectly impact.

By Sindiswa Masuta 22 Sep 2020

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What can marketers learn from the phenomenon that is "Jerusalema"?

Imagine how Master KG felt when President Ramaphosa recommended that South Africa take up the "Jerusalema" challenge on Heritage Day. Perhaps it felt better than the day the song hit 100 million views on YouTube. Or better than the day Nigeria's biggest music star, Burna Boy, remixed the song, propelling it right across Africa and straight onto the US Billboard charts. And what about the day the dance challenge started (in Romania of all places) and then spread like wildfire?

By Siya Metane 22 Sep 2020

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Public to name new SA airline

A brand new South African airline, which will be launching domestic flights later this year, has invited all South Africans to suggest a name for the new carrier. The successful creator will win a year's free travel pass on the airline.

21 Sep 2020

All the winners of the 2020 Jozi Film Fest
All the winners of the 2020 Jozi Film Fest

The Jozi Film Festival announced the winners of the 2020 festival as it came to a close.

21 Sep 2020

Husqvarna and Tendai 'The Beast' Mtawarira offer empowering message of resilience
Husqvarna and Tendai 'The Beast' Mtawarira offer empowering message of resilience

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.

Issued by Husqvarna South Africa 21 Sep 2020

#AfricaBrandSummit announces its 2020 Influencers of Influencers
#AfricaBrandSummit announces its 2020 Influencers of Influencers

Since it was inaugurated in 2018, the Africa Brand Summit - initially referred to as the Brand Summit South Africa - launched its prestigious, annual Convenor's Award, aptly named the Influencer of Influencers Award™. This accolade is given at the summit convenor's discretion to individuals, corporations, NGOs or other organisations that truly stand out and play a remarkable role in society by, amongst others, building bridges between troubled communities, speaking truth to power in order to push back against actions that hurt the global reputation of countries and the African continent, come up with extraordinary approaches/solutions to solving Africa's problems, etc.

Issued by Africa Brand Summit 21 Sep 2020

Gerety Awards 2020 shortlist: SA's FCB, Havas, LifeDesign and VMLY&R all make the cut
Gerety Awards 2020 shortlist: SA's FCB, Havas, LifeDesign and VMLY&R all make the cut

The Gerety Awards has announced its shortlist for 2020 with FCB, Havas, LifeDesign and VMLY&R from South Africa all making the cut.

21 Sep 2020

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South Africa's Covid-19 tracing app - would you download it?

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to spread, scientists are working around the clock to develop a cure, and on the other side of the spectrum - independent developers and multinational corporations are working at the same pace to develop apps and services related to contact tracing. Closer to home, President Ramaphosa has encouraged his citizens to download SA's Covid-19 tracing app.

By Jarred Mailer-Lyons 21 Sep 2020

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