There is no doubt that Covid-19 resulted in the acceleration of digital technology across sectors both in SA and abroad. One of the significant digital solutions for shopping during hard-lockdown has been the e-commerce platforms and many physical retailers improving their e-commerce capabilities to cater for consumers. 1 Dec 2021 After a depressed economy and subsequent drop in advertising spend in 2020, the recent advertising spend report by Nielsen's WizzAd paints a brighter picture. 9 Nov 2021 It is with great pleasure to announce that the Amasa Media Management In Brand Building short course will resume online from 1 July 2021. Lectures will take place on a Wednesday and a Saturday weekly for 10 weeks. 18 May 2021 Having more female representation in a company has been proven to benefit the business, not just from an equality aspect only. Research by McKinsey Global Institute, found that the global GDP could be increased by $12tn by 2025 through the advancement of women in the workplace. 28 Aug 2020 The unfolding global disruptive events of 2020 have brought to the spotlight the importance of purpose-driven conscious marketing. Conscious marketing is guided by four key principles of: higher purpose, stakeholders, conscious leadership and a conscious culture. All these principles have played a huge role for brands in the implementation of conscious marketing in mitigating the impact brought about by disruptive forces in 2020. 28 Jul 2020 The turmoil caused by Covid-19 and the impact of lockdown to an already ailing South African economy has left most consumers in dire conditions. The IMF projects a 6.6% contraction in the economy, and the treasury estimates seven million job losses. 9 Jun 2020 The shape of the new normal is upon us and customer experience is amongst the trends being accelerated by the current pandemic crisis. Research shows that for every dollar invested in improving the customer experience, businesses generated three dollars in return, and 11% increase in revenue. More and more companies compete primarily through customer experience. 15 May 2020 The digital era has enabled both consumers and brands to seamlessly communicate and enhance experiences in every possible touchpoint necessary. Most business sectors have sought to embrace the phenomenon of customer experience by taking advantage of opportunities brought about by evolving technological solutions offered by various software. However, how many of them are doing it right? How do organisations and their brands leverage technology and data to deliver an enhanced customer-centric experience to their consumers? 12 Mar 2020 It's that time of the year and Amasa (the Advertising and Media Association of South Africa) is excited to announce that the organisation's annual charity golf day is open for bookings. 11 Feb 2020 The opportunity for the media industry to learn from the best! 3 Feb 2020 What drives consistent loyal brand usage in an era of vastly competitive environment and wide availability of options for consumers? 31 Jan 2020 Join Amasa (Advertising Media Association of South Africa) as we host a panel of esteem industry leaders to unpack the media landscape, challenges and opportunities that comes with venturing into African markets. 13 Nov 2019 Amasa (Advertising Media Association of South Africa) will be hosting a panel of thought leaders and industry members for a much-talked-about topic of influencer marketing. 14 Oct 2019 RSVP now to secure your place on Wednesday, 11 September 2019, Sandton. 4 Sep 2019 Entries are now open for the 2019 Amasa Awards! 26 Jul 2019 The Johannesburg chapter of Amasa (the Advertising Media Association of South Africa) has announced the committee that will be guiding the chapter's work over the course of the next year. Made up of prominent industry professionals, the committee will be responsible for fulfilling Amasa's core mandate, which is to promote the education and skills development of people working in the media, marketing and advertising, as well as of those who aspire to a career in this dynamic industry. 23 Jul 2019 RSVP now to secure your place on Wednesday, 3 July 2019, Sandton 27 Jun 2019 The modern brand marketing environment is cluttered with so many activities from various consumer touchpoints and messaging platforms. How does a brand break through this clutter without breaking the bank? 31 May 2019 Do you want to make a meaningful contribution to the media and advertising industry in South Africa? Would you like to be able to have a positive impact on the way it is organised, both now and in the future? If so, here's you're chance! 30 Apr 2019 Today's consumer is more connected than ever. What do we really understand about consumer digital usage across other media platforms? 3 Apr 2019 Gordon Patterson Amasa Learnership Programme Bursary 1 Apr 2019 Amasa has announced that it will be partnering with FNB to deliver the best-ever Amasa Workshop in 2019 that is taking place 28 - 31 March 2019 at Riverstone Lodge, Muldersdrift, Krugersdorp. 22 Mar 2019 Amasa are pleased to invite you to our next Ignite Monthly Forum, this time hosted by Facebook at their offices over cocktails and canapés. 15 Mar 2019 Each and every year we read and attend different sessions outlining trends that are going to impact different industries. There are so many of these trends to a point that we loose track of what is already impacting our businesses - "seems like the aliens are already here"! 22 Feb 2019 Bookings now open! 8 Feb 2019 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (Amasa) has announced two new additional members to its board of directors. Amasa welcomes Mpho Maseko and Parmeshan Moodliar to the table. 20 Nov 2018 The Amasa annual quiz night is always one to remember and this year was no exception. Held at the Riverclub in Cape Town on 8 November, the fundraiser aims to raise money to go towards the Amasa Bursary Fund. 16 Nov 2018 On the back of announcing its 2018/19 committee, the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (Amasa) has confirmed the appointment of committee member Memoria Masilela as vice chairperson, serving alongside Wayne Bishop as chairperson. 6 Nov 2018 The Johannesburg chapter of Amasa (the Advertising Media Association of South Africa) has announced the committee that will be guiding the chapter's work over the course of the next year. Made up of prominent industry professionals, the committee will be responsible for fulfilling Amasa's core mandate, which is to promote the education and skills development of people working in the media, marketing and advertising, as well as of those who aspire to a career in this dynamic industry. 26 Oct 2018 Amasa (the Advertising and Media Association of South Africa) is delighted to announce that Kaya FM will sponsor the Roger Garlick Grand Prix for the Amasa Awards 2018, for a third consecutive year. 9 Oct 2018 The shortlist for the highly anticipated Amasa Awards taking place on 10 October 2018 is finally here! A record number of entries have been received this year from specialists across media, creative, direct, PR and specialist agencies. 2 Oct 2018 Calling all media magicians! Buy tickets now for the highly anticipated AMASA 2018 Gala awards and dinner to avoid disappointment. To add to the magic of this year's event, Amasa Awards will be presenting the first Amasa Agency of the Year Award, honouring the highest-scoring agency assessed by a panel of industry experts. 14 Sep 2018 The Advertising and Media Association of South Africa (Amasa) has announced that entries for the 2018 Amasa Awards are now open and that an exciting new award, the Amasa Agency of the Year Award, has been added to the programme. 14 Aug 2018 Do you want to make a meaningful contribution to the media and advertising industry? Do you feel that you can make a positive impact by contributing to the current state and future of our industry? 28 May 2018 Amasa (the Advertising and Media Association of South Africa) is pleased to announce that the organisation's annual charity golf day is once again open for bookings. With this event being an oversubscribed event annually we would like to thank you in advance for the support from the media and advertising industry. 14 May 2018 Vega, a brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), is launching a Media Management in Brand Building short course, available at its Johannesburg and Cape Town campuses from 2018 onwards. 19 Apr 2018 Booking deadline extended until 20 March! 22-25 March 2018 at Riverstone Lodge, Muldersdrift 15 Mar 2018 Join AMASA Joburg as we host Nielsen, Kantar, PRC, OMCSA (OOH), Roots and other media research currency representatives as well as key agency and marketing representatives to discuss the state of research in the advertising media and marketing industry. Are the industry research tools adaptable enough to cater for the fast changing consumer lifestyle, is information overload helping decision making processes or will fusion of different research currencies be the answer? What does the future look like? 9 Mar 2018 The Gordon Patterson AMASA Learnership Programme (GP-ALP) has achieved yet another successful year by bringing new blood to the industry. We are proud to present the Class of 2017 - candidates who received the AMASA Bursary and completed their four-month Media Management Course in 2017. 2 Mar 2018 Following on the success of its sold-out workshops in 2016 and 2017, AMASA (Johannesburg) is pleased to announce that bookings are now open for the 2018 AMASA Workshop. 15 Feb 2018 Business was tricky, budgets were lean, but the year's almost over, it's time to be seen, come as you are, dress up in Taboo, let loose for tonight, have a drink... or a few! 2 Nov 2017 This year's glamorous AMASA Awards ceremony, held at The Hilton in Sandton on Thursday evening, 12 October, was attended by some of the industry's top media and advertising members to celebrate the best in media innovation from 2016-2017. Now in its fourth year, the awards celebrate innovative ‘all-round' media campaigns in the media and advertising industry. 17 Oct 2017 After much deliberation, the 2017 AMASA Awards judges are thrilled to announce the shortlisted candidates for the 2017 AMASA Awards (Advertising and Media Association of South Africa). “The awards committee would like to extend our gratitude and congratulations to all the 127 candidates who entered this year, the standard of entries were some of the best we've seen,” said Wayne Bishop, Chairman of AMASA Joburg. 5 Oct 2017 All entries are in for this year's AMASA Awards and we are absolutely delighted with the exceptionally high standard of this year's entries. AMASA Awards celebrate successful innovative ‘all-round' media campaigns focused on work that observes innovation, executions, trends and strategy within the media and advertising industry between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2017. 29 Sep 2017 Join AMASA Joburg as we host South African Liquor Brand Owners Association (SALBA) to get an update on this burning issue. 11 Aug 2017 Is the advertising and media industry in compliance with the South African Competition Act? 5 Jul 2017 AMASA are proud to announce that the call for entries for the AMASA Awards are now open. 4 Jul 2017 The Joburg chapter of AMASA (Advertising Media Association of South Africa) held its annual AGM on 3 May where the new committee, which will guide AMASA over the next year, was announced. 5 May 2017 Calling for fresh blood to join the industry and for the industry to nominate a candidate for the 2017 AMASA bursary 12 Apr 2017 The CT AMASA Party is on 30 March - have you booked your tickets? 13 Mar 2017 The ever-changing competitive consumer landscape has made it more difficult for marketing and advertising professionals to foretell consumer behaviour and how to best construct messaging that appeals to their diverse needs. 6 Mar 2017 Following the success of the sold-out workshop in 2016, AMASA Jhb is happy to announce that bookings are now open for the 2017 AMASA Workshop. This year we will be building on the new and exciting format launched last year. The jam-packed workshop will begin on 23 March and will be made up of two days of intensive learning around the nuts and bolts of media planning, strategy and a snapshot view of the media landscape. Delegates will then be put into groups and a selected client will present a live brief. The groups of delegates would then be required to present a full circle strategy with tangible solutions back to the client. Judging and feedback would take place on the third day, followed by a celebratory graduation dinner and party. 21 Feb 2017 It has just been over two weeks since President Donald Trump took office after winning the US election in November 2016. The world is still trying to come to terms with how he won the US election. 8 Feb 2017 Marketing ain't a drag, we all have the creative knack,
But we race against our deadlines, of which there ain't a lack,
We're skidding 'round the corners, the brakes/breaks there are so few,
But all of this is changing, because we are inviting you...
Come to the AMASA Party, and get your energy back,
We all deserve this party, coz we're On The Right Track! 10 Nov 2016
It's with much excitement that the AMASA Awards committee announces that Kaya FM will be sponsoring the 2016 Roger Garlick Grand Prix. The Roger Garlick Award brought to you by KAYA FM will be awarded to the overall winning campaign, which showcases the best in media creativity, innovation and execution. The winner of The Roger Garlick Grand Prix will not only hold the prestigious title of the year's top campaign but will also have their work submitted into the international Festival of Media Awards sponsored by AMASA. 24 Oct 2016 With over 145 entries into this year's AMASA Awards (a record high for the newly created Awards) the competition for top spots is sure to be tight and the content highly inspiring. With entries closed, the fate of all entrants now belongs with the judging panel. If you have entered the 2016 Awards or wish to witness the celebration of innovative, creative media executions then it's time to book your seat for the AMASA Awards ceremony, which will be hosted at Montecasino's glamorous Ballroom on Tuesday, 25 October, from 19h00. 11 Oct 2016 After launching the Gauteng Data to the industry last month, the Out of Home Measurement Council (OMC) will be presenting their new Roadside Outdoor Audience Data (ROAD), currency overview and methodology, Gauteng insights and the Quantum software, to AMASA members and friends. 4 Oct 2016 It's with much excitement that awards season is upon us as we can look back on a whirlwind year of briefs, creativity and innovative execution. Into its third year, the AMASA Awards is back to celebrate and share even higher standards of work, innovation, executions, trends and strategy within the media and advertising industry. 19 Aug 2016 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) is devastated by the news of the untimely and tragic death of Gordon Patterson. 22 Jul 2016 #AMASAJoburg will host a forum on the Establishment Survey. Join us for a high-level panel discussion about what happens now after AMPS. The panel will comprise industry experts from TNS South Africa, Publisher Research Council (PRC) and the Broadcast Research Council of South Africa. This discussion will be facilitated by AMASA Joburg's Gordon Patterson. 4 Jul 2016 UCT's GSB Connect and the Cape Town chapter of AMASA (Advertising and Media Association of South Africa) have partnered to host the 2016 #Speaker Series. The second episode in the #SpeakerSeries will be hosted on 30 June with guest speaker Jannie Mouton, founder and chairman of PSG Group, who will be taking guests through some of the biggest lessons learnt from building the PSG Group. 27 Jun 2016 At the AMASA Joburg AGM, held on 8 June, the voting process was completed and the new committee announced for 2016/17 which will guide AMASA over the next year. 10 Jun 2016 Could you make an impact on the media and advertising industry? Do you feel that you can productively and positively contribute to the current state and future of our exciting industry? Well, it is that time again for the formation of a new AMASA (Advertising Media Association of South Africa) committee for the year 2016/2017. Get involved! 30 May 2016 The 2016 AMASA Open will take place at the Parkview Golf Course on Thursday, 12 May 2016. The sponsors for this event have come in fast and furiously and we look forward to a competitive and team spirit building tournament. 5 May 2016 For the past few years the advertising industry has being discussing mobile as "the next big thing" for advertisers and now, with mobile having grown by 86% across South Africa over the past six years, we can safely say the "next big thing" has undeniably arrived and is here to stay. 18 Mar 2016 The 2016 AMASA Workshop, taking place at Riverstone Lodge from the 18-21 February 2016, has now confirmed Nedbank as their client for the AMASA Workshop. 29 Jan 2016 The 2016 AMASA Workshop will be hosted at Riverstone Lodge from the 18-21 February 2016. 30 Nov 2015 On 22 October 2015, The Advertising and Media Association of South African (AMASA) hosted the prestigious AMASA Awards at Room Five in Rivonia. Themed "Let me Entertain You", the evening certainly did just that, as did the winners submissions. For the second year in a row, media powerhouse MediaShop took home the coveted Roger Garlick Grand Prix for its execution of the Hungry Lion Lucky Bucket Campaign. 23 Oct 2015 The shortlist for the 2015 AMASA Awards have been released. There were 58 entries which the judges felt were worthy of recognition and who ultimately have a chance at winning a category gold award or the Roger Garlick Grand Prix. 14 Oct 2015 With two days to go until entries close for the AMASA Awards, we remind media practitioners countrywide to enter the AMASA Awards to show off their best work, implemented between 1 July 2014 and 30 June 2015. The awards format hosts the a variety of categories and will include the Roger Garlick Grand Prix which will be awarded to the best work presented overall. 29 Sep 2015 The industry has requested and AMASA has responded. We have had many requests to move the AMASA Awards entry deadlines out but given that the gala dinner was on 1 October, it became nearly impossible to keep extending. So AMASA is pleased to announce that the Gala Awards Dinner has now been moved to 22 October. 16 Sep 2015 With 12 days to go until entries close for the AMASA Awards, we remind media practitioners' countrywide to enter, to show off their best work implemented between 1 July 2014 and 30 June 2015, in order to inspire the industry as a whole and give their media ideas and campaigns a longer shelf life. 26 Aug 2015 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) is excited to announce that the sought-after Annual Media Planning workshop has now been confirmed to take place on 18-21 February in 2016. 4 Aug 2015 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) is proud to announce the final five candidates selected to be a part of the AMASA Learnership Programme (ALP). This year, the ALP bursaries were offered to current employees or interns at any of AMASA's membership agencies or media owners. 28 Jul 2015 Varying agency rate card structures, fair fee debates, client expectations and how to get what you give in the advertising industry: all this and more is to be expected from the next #AMASAForum debate, which will be hosted by AMASA Joburg on Wednesday 8 July. Join the AMASA team and our panellist guests for what shall most certainly prove to be a highly interesting industry discussion. 7 Jul 2015 The AMASA workshop is designed to equip delegates with the fundamentals of media planning. 22 Jun 2015 This year AMASA (Advertising Media Association of South Africa) has allocated five AMASA Learnership Programme (ALP) Bursary positions for five young, bright and talented industry up-and-comers to boost their skills, knowledge and practical experience. These five individuals will receive a full bursary from AMASA which will cover the recipients' costs to enrol in the highly acclaimed AAA Media Management module endorsed by AMASA, to attend the renowned AMASA Media Planning Workshop and they will also receive a copy of AMASA's Text book, "Nuts and Bolts of Media Planning". 11 Jun 2015 AMASA (the Advertising and Media Association of South Africa) is pleased to announce that the organisation's golf day was a resounding success thanks only to the support from the media and advertising industry. The annual occasion took to full swing at the Parkview Golf Club last Thursday the 14th of May. The day is organised with the key aim to raise funds for the AMASA Bursary Fund to help uplift the education levels and expertise of the media industry. 25 May 2015 The Johannesburg Chapter of AMASA (Advertising Media Association of South Africa) has completed its voting process and has announced its new committee team which will guide AMASA over the next year. 13 Apr 2015 AMASA Joburg calls for new committee nominees 2015/16 1 Apr 2015 AMASA'S annual bash is about to officially open the festive season 4 Nov 2014 AMASA (the Advertising and Media Association of South Africa) was honoured to host industry guests at the maiden AMASA Awards ceremony on Thursday, 16th of October, at the elegant Summer Place venue in Johannesburg.The MediaShop's magical 'Coke Rainbow' campaign took home the top honour of the Roger Garlick Grand Prix for its innovative media execution. Other well performing agencies included Gloo, which won two highly commended certificates and two gold awards as well as PHD which won a highly commended and gold award in different categories. 20 Oct 2014 On 16 October, for the first time in its 40-year history, AMASA (Advertising and Media Association of South Africa) is hosting its own AMASA Awards ceremony. The AMASA Awards will celebrate 'all-rounder' media campaigns; ones which are based on sound insights, underpinned by great ideas, followed through with perfectly executed strategy to achieve outstanding and measurable results - all the while celebrating innovation! 8 Oct 2014 Have you been staring vacantly at your media or advertising campaign overview wondering how to take your results and construct an award-winning entry? Well then the next AMASA forum is just for you. 22 Aug 2014 AMASA reminds the industry to finalise their best campaign entries and submit them via the online system prior to the closing date on the 31 August 2014. 21 Aug 2014 As AMASA grows rapidly year on year, it becomes a bigger imperative for the governing body to add more focus on celebrating and sharing high standards of work, innovation, executions, trends and strategy within the media and advertising industry. Therefore this year, AMASA is proud to announce the first ever AMASA Awards. 2 Jul 2014 Plus a chance to win John Legend tickets! 26 Jun 2014 The primary focus of AMASA (Advertising Media Association of South Africa) is the education of people with an interest in the media, marketing and advertising industry, with a view to improving knowledge and skill in media decision-making techniques and their use. This year AMASA is allocating ALP (AMASA Learnership Programme) positions to 10 gifted graduates who wish to embed their careers in the media and advertising world and is seeking top agency partners. 25 Jun 2014 At AMASA's February forum, tech guru and radio personality Aki Anastasiou shared the latest insights and trends in technology and gadgets from his trip to the CES 2014 in Las Vegas earlier this year. As a follow up discussion, this week Wednesday, 5 March, AMASA asks 'What's next?' 3 Mar 2014 AMASA Cape Town is proud to present Diane Charton as the first of our monthly guest speakers in 2014. Kicking off at 5pm on Thursday, 27 February, Diane will be addressing "The Role of Education in a Dynamic Communications Industry". This will be an invaluable opportunity for current and future advertising professionals to listen to one of the industry's thought-leaders address the challenges of staying current in an industry that is constantly evolving. 24 Feb 2014 Radio personality and tech guru Aki Anastasiou will be headlining AMASA's February forum next week to discuss the gadgets and technologies unveiled at the recently held CES (consumer electronics show) Las Vegas 2014 event and their impact on the media landscape. 6 Feb 2014 Tickets for one of the industry's most anticipated bashes of the year, the annual AMASA party, are being snapped up fast but the industry is reminded that tickets must be booked and paid for to gain entrance. 28 Oct 2013 The Advertising and Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) has made its textbook, the Nuts & Bolts of Media Planning, available for purchase at Skoobs in Montecasino. 22 Oct 2013 Tickets for one of the industry's most anticipated bashes of the year, the annual AMASA party, are now available for online purchase. 8 Oct 2013 Andrew Human, CEO of the Loerie Awards, will be showcasing the best of the best from the Loeries at the next AMASA (Advertising Media Association of South Africa) forum this Wednesday, 2 October. 1 Oct 2013 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) has announced the date for its annual industry bash and fundraiser. 19 Sep 2013 AMASA has created a YouTube channel which is loaded with the Roger Garlick Awards presentation video containing the Grand Prix, AMASA Gold, and details of the finalist entries. 11 Sep 2013 The AMASA Roger Garlick Awards, sponsored by DStv Media Sales, announced Mindshare as the overall victor of this year's Roger Garlick Awards at the MOST Awards. Also impressing the judges was Gloo, being awarded an AMASA Gold. 5 Sep 2013 What is the role of the media manager within agencies and is their existence clarified? AMASA will be debating this topic on Wednesday, 4 September. 28 Aug 2013 After some debate, five of the 25 entries for the The Roger Garlick Awards have impressed the judges and been awarded finalist status. 12 Aug 2013 "As this was the first year we've tried the online entry route, we've experienced a few gremlins in the system, resulting in the extension," says AMASA Chairperson Lyn Jones. "The deadline has been extended to this Friday, 19 July." 17 Jul 2013 25 July sees the commencement of the annual AMASA workshop where brand managers, media planners and media owners will gain a fundamental understanding of the inner workings of the media and advertising industry. Lectures will be delivered in a concise and practical manner by media heavyweights. 15 Jul 2013 AMASA reminds all marketers, media agencies, communicators and students wishing to enter the annual Roger Garlick Awards, that entries close this Friday,12 July. 9 Jul 2013 On Wednesday, 3 July, the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) hosts former Unilever media director Debbie Dale who discusses the often subjective topic of media negotiations. 27 Jun 2013 The annual part time media management course, run by AMASA (the Advertising Media Association of South Africa) in conjunction with the AAA (Association of Advertising Agencies), kicks off on 16 July and will run for a period of six months. 21 Jun 2013 The much anticipated Roger Garlick Awards are open for submissions and this year, entries can be submitted online. Other changes to the award include entry by category and an Ignition Award aimed at students. 6 Jun 2013 On Wednesday, 5 June, the Advertising Media Association tackles the topic "client and agency relationships" to discuss whether businesses are geared for multiple agency partnerships. Panelists from Samsung, Vodacom, Kimberly-Clark and Unilever share their views. 24 May 2013 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) thanks those media agencies and media owners who ensured another successful annual Golf Day last week, the purpose of which is to raise funds for the AMASA Learnership Programme (ALP). 16 May 2013 Lyn Jones, Chairperson of the AMASA Johannesburg committee has confirmed the following committee members for the 2013/14 financial year. 17 Apr 2013 Bookings for this year's annual AMASA Golf Day, themed 'Superheroes' has already confirmed 22 of the 30 available fourballs. The industry is reminded to book their fourballs or secure sponsorships as soon as possible. 10 Apr 2013 This year's annual AMASA Golf Day, themed 'Superheroes' will be held at Parkview golf club on 9 May. The event is well attended each year by media owners, media agencies and marketers and AMASA is calling for sponsorships to support the initiative. 22 Mar 2013 Confirmed for the afternoon of 6 March, Pete Langschmidt of ConsumerScope delves into the 'Real penetration of South African print and digital media.' According to his presentation 'the fact of the matter is that newspaper and magazine readership is impossibly high, not unbelievably high, impossibly high.' 25 Feb 2013 Kicking off its fifth year of attracting bright young talent into the media industry, the AMASA Learnership Programme (ALP) is open for 2013 intern applications. 5 Feb 2013 Donald Liphoko, chief director of advertising and media buying for the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) is the first guest of AMASA's monthly forums for 2013. He will address the industry on 6 February. 28 Jan 2013 For the first time in its party history, the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) has celebrated a sell-out success of its annual event and its all thanks to members of the advertising, marketing and media community. 1 Nov 2012 On the 25th October, the advertising, media and marketing industry will be rocking Lonehill Shebeen style to raise funds for AMASA's Annual Learnership Programme (ALP). With ticket sales hotting up, the industry is urged to get their party spots confirmed as soon as possible. 16 Oct 2012 Following a rigorous judging process, the Roger Garlick Award entrants have been critiqued, scrutinised, praised and a list of finalists has emerged which will be announced at AMASA's next forum to be held on the 1st August 2012. 26 Jul 2012 The next annual AMASA workshop will be held at the picturesque Little Switzerland resort in the Drakensburg from the 2-5 August 2012. Themed the Nuts n Bolts of Media Planning, the workshop will provide delegates with a dearth of information by leading industry players. 23 Jul 2012 On Wednesday, the 4th July, AMASA is debating the necessity or redundancy of agency commission. Howard Fox of GIBS, Richard Proctor of Vizeum and Ross Sergeant of OMD will debate the issue. 3 Jul 2012 The Advertising and Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) is holding its annual fundraising party at St Yves Beach Club in Camps Bay on 16 September 2010. Themed around the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas it promises to be an unforgettable night, with proceeds going to the AMASA Bursary Fund. 6 Sep 2010 Following the successful first year of AMASA's Learnership Programme (ALP), the 2010 campaign is open for applications, but don't delay as deadline for submissions is Thursday the 10th June. 8 Jun 2010 AMASA invites you to the October meeting where Gordon Patterson of the Starcom Mediavest Group and longstanding ABC board member, explores one of the most hotly debated subjects in South Africa - the Media Inflation Watch numbers. 2 Oct 2009 In a ‘double-header', the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) hosts Francesco Mariola, CEO of the Media and Business Tracking Solution (MBTS), discussing issues around measurement of return on investment and Gordon Patterson, Managing Director of Starcom and Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) panel member, sharing recent developments in the reporting of circulation data. 4 May 2009 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) reminds media planners, strategists, advertisers and marketers that entries for the 2009 Roger Garlick Awards close next Friday, 13 February 2009. 4 Feb 2009 Media planners, strategists, creative agencies and marketers are eligible to enter their campaigns which demonstrate the most innovative use of media for the 2009 Roger Garlick Awards. The sponsor partnership between Oracle Airtime Sales and these awards continues this year and entries close on the 13th February 2009. 28 Nov 2008 Join us on the 8th October for the next AMASA meeting where guest speaker Randall Abrahams shares his presentation titled “The effect of media on the audience' which focuses on the overall levels of media coverage and how it plays a cumulative role in affecting consciousness and behaviour. 23 Sep 2008 Realising the potential of social marketing, the Johannesburg chapter of AMASA (Advertising and Media Association of SA) has added Facebook to its communication mix as a channel to forge online avenues of communication with current and potential members. 5 Sep 2008 AMASA invites you and your colleagues to its monthly meeting on Wednesday 3 September at the JSE, 1 Exchange Square, Gwen Lane, Sandown at 16h30 as we explore how Digital Marketing can be effectively integrated throughout the many digital advertising channels available and how to apply them in a way that supports classic media channels. 29 Aug 2008 Join us on Tuesday 12th August where AMASA (the Advertising Media Association of South Africa) explores our current ad spend landscape with industry expert Mike Leahy, Media Manager for IBIS Media Data Services. 31 Jul 2008 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) invites media, marketing and advertising players to attend this year's annual workshop, entitled 'Consumer Connections Boot Camp' to be held at Little Switzerland, Drakensberg from 21-24 August. 9 Jul 2008 Join us on Wednesday 2nd July where AMASA (the Advertising Media Association of South Africa) hosts Millward Brown's Marketing Sciences specialist Hendrik van Vuuren who will lead a thought-provoking discussion around what many of us in the marketing, media and advertising industry are talking about - to spend or not to spend in the threat of recession. 26 Jun 2008 Calling all marketers, media owners, ad agency staff, media planners and strategists and anyone wanting to better understand our diverse media environment and the art of media planning. AMASA's annual workshop will be taking place from 21-24 August at Little Switzerland, Drakensburg. 18 Jun 2008 AMASA's part-time Media Management module at the AAA School of Advertising is in full swing. The course delves into the details of constructing a winning media plan for beginners, and is just as effective as a refresher course for those in the know. 10 Jun 2008 This Wednesday the 4th June, the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA), hosts media, marketing and communications guru, Lev David. 29 May 2008 AMASA's Golf Day will take place on the 22nd May at the Parkview Golf course. Whilst the field has been sold out, there is still opportunity for media owners and agencies to participate as hole and prize sponsors. 15 May 2008 This Wednesday, the 7th May, the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) hosts two captivating newspaper personalities, Peter Bruce of Avusa and Themba Khumalo, editor of the Daily Sun. 6 May 2008 At the Advertising Media Association of South Africa's (AMASA's) AGM held at the JSE on 2 April 2008, members of the advertising, media and marketing industries voted in the 2008/2009 committee. 7 Apr 2008 The vote is in! At AMASA's AGM, finalists for the 2008 Roger Garlick Awards were announced as follows: 3 Apr 2008 On the 2nd April, the advertising marketing and communications industries will have the opportunity to vote in the 2008/09 AMASA Committee. Nominations for those wishing to stand on the committee are welcomed. The 2008 Roger Garlick Award finalists will also be made known at this meeting. 27 Mar 2008 This Wednesday the 5th March, the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA), hosts recently appointed country manager for Google SA, Stafford Masie. 29 Feb 2008 The judging panel for the 2008 Roger Garlick Awards has been announced. Headed by Frank Tilley of The People Group, judges will be looking for outstanding media innovation backed by solid strategy. 11 Feb 2008 Advertising and media industry players will discuss the controversial topic of “Load Shedding” at February's AMASA meeting. 4 Feb 2008 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa's (AMASA) deadline for entry into the Roger Garlick Award is set for February 13th. This year's overall Roger Garlick Award winner will walk away with R25 000 cash and each AMASA Gold recipient will be awarded R5000. The cost per entry is R550 inclusive of VAT. 16 Jan 2008 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) has officially opened entries for the Roger Garlick Award which recognises exceptional innovation in media. Entries close on the 13th February. Judges for the 2008 Roger Garlick Awards will be looking for entries with strong strategy as the underlying factor. 20 Nov 2007 It is with apologies that AMASA announces tomorrow night's last monthly meeting (Wednesday, 7th November at the JSE) has been cancelled, due to our guest speaker Gail Curtis being ill. 6 Nov 2007 The Advertising Media Association will hold its last monthly meeting for 2007 on the 7th November at the JSE. Addressing the marketing and communications industry is Gail Curtis, CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi. The topic of her discussion is ‘Consumers Take Control'. 2 Nov 2007 There are just two sleeps left before 1200 party-goers from the advertising and media industry converge on Fourways! We're down to the last 120 tickets. So if you want ride with the posse, you better get saddled up at fast! 23 Oct 2007 There has been a lot of activity in Auckland Park this year! One hot topic right now in the marketing and advertising industry is how media agencies and marketers are moving forward with the SABC's current advertising pricing structures. The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) will unpack this topic at its upcoming meeting on the 3rd October. 28 Sep 2007 Over 50 delegates recently returned from AMASA's Annual Workshop, tired, but inspired. After two and a half days of intensive lectures, delegates were given the opportunity to let their hair down and blow off some steam. 19 Sep 2007 "Put your hands in the air and give me all your money!" Ma Baker and other gangsters are pulling a 'Robin Hood' at the enthusiastically anticipated annual Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) charity event AKA The Party of the Year! 17 Sep 2007 Advertising legend Reg Lascaris, co-founder of the renowned TBWA Hunt Lascaris advertising agency will be addressing "The Future of Advertising Communication" at the next Advertising Media Association of South Africa meeting. AMASA is calling on members and interested parties to attend the monthly meeting, being held at The Inanda Club, 1 Forrest Road, Inanda, Sandton at 16h30, on the 29 August 2007. 24 Aug 2007 On 13 June 2007, some 25 media and communication experts from around the world descended on the small French seaside town of Cannes for the 54th Cannes Media Lions. This venue, known for its celebrity status and extravagant lifestyle, lived up to its reputation. 24 Aug 2007 Media planners, strategists and buyers and all those wanting to strengthen their role in advertising and media have two weeks to register for AMASA's workshop, “The return of the Big Idea”, being held at Little Switzerland, Drakensberg, from 30 August to 2 September. 7 Aug 2007 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) proudly presents Mike Boon, Executive Chairman of the Vulindlela Network, a company specialising in the cultural enhancement of organisations. Mike will be presenting the topic of 'Transformation' at the August AMASA meeting, to be held at the JSE in Sandown. 26 Jul 2007 This Wednesday the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) explores the dynamic radio landscape. Marketers, advertisers and agency communication professionals wanting to stay on top of the radio wave will benefit from this lively discussion. 29 Jun 2007 There is one thing that distinguishes good media plans from great ones and good media planners from industry leaders - the 'Big Idea'. The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) invites media, marketing and advertising players to engage in "The return of the Big Idea" at the 2007 AMASA Workshop being held at Little Switzerland, Drakensberg, 30 August - 2 September 2007. 22 Jun 2007 This year's AMASA Channel Strategy Workshop is guaranteed to give you, the advertising community, the power you need to stay one step ahead of everyone. Power to the people of advertising! 19 Jun 2007 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) proudly presents Graham Warsop. Members of AMASA, media owners, agencies and marketers are invited to join this creative legend on Thursday, 7 June. 4 Jun 2007 The overall Roger Garlick Award winner and four AMASA Gold recipients were announced at the prestigious AdFocus Awards. This award, initiated by the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA), aims to promote innovation in media planning and placement in South Africa. 23 May 2007 The success of the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) is underpinned by a strong membership base. For the year ahead, it calls on members from the marketing, advertising, media and communication disciplines to join in and enjoy the benefits of this highly-respected association. 11 May 2007 PVR has been called the advertisers' and TV networks executives' worst nightmare. Will the growing popularity of PVR play into the hands of terrestrial television media owners? Will PVR prove to be the beginning of the end for the 30" TV spot? 4 May 2007 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) welcomed and announced its Johannesburg 2007/2008 committee at the annual AGM held on Wednesday 4 April 2007, at the JSE in Sandown. 16 Apr 2007 After an intense judging process, seven finalists for the Advertising Media Association of South Africa’s (AMASA’s) Roger Garlick Award have been announced. 11 Apr 2007 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) is calling on members and interested parties to attend the Annual General Meeting, to be held at the JSE in Sandown on Wednesday, 4 April 2007. Amongst other items, voting for the new 2007/2008 committee and announcement of finalists for the coveted Roger Garlick Awards will be on the agenda. 30 Mar 2007 The AMASA (Advertising Media Association of South Africa) Annual General Meeting is rapidly approaching, as another financial year comes to a close. AMASA is calling on industry personnel to nominate key players to serve on the 2007/8 AMASA Committee. 13 Mar 2007 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA), along with leading media experts, will be hosting an interactive discussion forum at the upcoming AMASA meeting. Join us on Wednesday, 7th March, at the JSE in Sandton and find out more about the current status of the television industry. 6 Mar 2007 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) has tasked leading industry experts to take on the role of judging the 2007 Roger Garlick Award. Judges will need to evaluate each entry on the following criteria: communication goals reached, media strategy, creative execution, integrated/harmonised effect and overall value for money economy. 14 Feb 2007 A reminder that entries for The Advertising Media Association of South Africa's (AMASA's) Roger Garlick Award are due by close of business on 23 February 2007. R20 000 cash is up for grabs as well as a profile in the prestigious annual AdFocus publication. 6 Feb 2007 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) has launched a striking advertising campaign to maximise awareness and motivate the marketing, advertising and media fraternity to enter outstanding media ideas into the Roger Garlick Awards for 2006. 24 Jan 2006 The communication and advertising industry is invited to attend the Advertising Media Association of South Africa's (AMASA's) first 2006 meeting where Barrie Bramley will discuss improving communication with, and to, all generations. The dynamic presentation, 'Mind the Gap!" will be at the JSE on 1 February 2006. 23 Jan 2006 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) Cape Town announced its new committee for 2005 at its recently held AGM. 17 May 2005 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) will announce the finalists of the prestigious Roger Garlick Award at their Annual General Meeting to be held at 16h30 on Wednesday 20 April 2005 at The Inanda Club Ballroom. 3 Apr 2005 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) is proud to announce that entries into the 2005 Roger Garlick Awards have increased by a phenomenal 80%, resulting in the highest number of entries since the introduction of the Awards. 31 Mar 2005 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) has announced its judging chairman and panel for the highly coveted, 2005 Roger Garlick Awards. 16 Feb 2005 Entries have been flooding in for the 2005 Roger Garlick Award, an initiative of AMASA (the Advertising Media Association of South Africa). Don't miss the opportunity to have your innovative media idea crowned the ultimate winner of this prestigious award. 16 Feb 2005 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) recently announced that Oracle Airtime Sales will once again be the main sponsor of the 2005 Roger Garlick Award. 27 Jan 2005 Elevating the 6th annual Roger Garlick Award to a new level of excellence, the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) has introduced media categories into the 2005 Roger Garlick Award. 24 Jan 2005 Entrench your message in the minds of tomorrow's media moguls, further aiding AMASA's education drive, by securing your page in the upcoming third edition of the AMASA textbook. Bid for space and secure prime positions at an auction being held this Wednesday, 24 November 2004. 22 Nov 2004 Preparations for AMASA's Halloween party, on Thursday 28 October 2004 are well underway and as per tradition there are some amazing prizes up for grabs for the most innovative outfits. So get creative, get original, get going and start planning your Halloween attire now! 17 Oct 2004 AMASA's annual industry event has become an institution. It's the one day of the year that South Africa's media and advertising industry really lets its hair down and parties 'til dawn. The 2004 event is expected to be a resounding success with this year's theme being 'Halloween'. So to make sure you're part of the festivities diarise the date Thursday 28 October 2004 and be prepared to party the night away! 7 Oct 2004 Don't miss out on the biggest event of the year! Bookings have opened for the industry bash of the year so to ensure you are part of the celebrations at the AMASA's 2004 Halloween party book today! With only 800 tickets available you need to book early to avoid disappointment! 28 Sep 2004 The next AMASA meeting will be held on Wednesday 29 September at the Inanda Club, at Chukkas at 16h15. Join us for an insightful discussion by Neil Higgs, Director of Research Surveys, one of the country's foremost marketing research suppliers. 16 Sep 2004 August is women's month and a good time to celebrate the increasingly important role women are playing in the business arena. AMASA (The Advertising Media Association of South Africa) invites you and your colleagues to an insightful presentation by Dr Klaas Jonkheid, Director, iD8 Marketing Services, entitled Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus - Unravelling The Differences. 19 Aug 2004 The President of the National Olympic Committee of South Africa (NOCSA), Sam Ramsamy, will head up a discussion on the Athens 2004 Olympics at the next AMASA meeting to be held on Wednesday 23 June at the Inanda Club. 3 Jun 2004 On Wednesday, 19 May 2004, the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) along with leading media experts will be hosting a discussion forum on "Impulse Publishing versus Well-Thought-Out Magazine Launches". 13 May 2004 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) is proud to announce advertising agency King James as the winner of the prestigious Roger Garlick Award 2004, in recognition of Devin Kennedy's creative and inventive Cape Argus "Classified Call-in Campaign". 10 May 2004 The new committee for AMASA Cape Town was announced at the AGM held at the Aquarium on 31 March 2004. Bridget Harris-Peil from O&M will remain as chairperson with the rest of the team handling the following portfolios. 10 May 2004 Here's your chance to enhance your expertise and brush up on your skills with the AMASA weekend workshop which will once again take place at Little Switzerland in the Drakensburg from Wednesday 19th – Sunday 23rd of May 2004. 29 Apr 2004 Karen Bailey, Director of Cinevation, has been elected Chairperson of the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) Johannesburg for the third consecutive year. Rob Smuts, Managing Director, RMS Media was voted in as Vice Chairperson. 25 Apr 2004 AMASA Cape Town is very excited to inform you of a fundraising party to be held on Friday, 30th April, 7pm till late, and everyone in the ad and marketing industry (plus your friends!) is invited! 14 Apr 2004 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) announced its new committee at its annual AGM held at the Inanda Club in Johannesburg, on the 29th March, 2004. 30 Mar 2004 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) announced the 2004 Roger Garlick Award finalists at its AGM function, generously sponsored by Oracle Airtime Sales, at the Inanda Club in Johannesburg last night (Monday 29 March). 29 Mar 2004 The Advertising Media Association of SA's AGM will take place on Monday, 29 March 2004. Nominations are being invited for new committee members. 15 Mar 2004 The recent AMASA discussion on de-mystifying the huge and often misunderstood SA Teen Market, revealed some very interesting facts and brought those who attended a little closer to solving the puzzle of SA's teen market. 11 Mar 2004 Join AMASA JHB on Wednesday 3 March 2004 at the Inanda Club for a panel debate on the highly topical South African teen market. 26 Feb 2004 With no rate increases this year, there's no better time for new members to join the Advertising Media Association and benefit from a host of activities in 2004. 23 Feb 2004 Join AMASA Cape Town at their next meeting on February 24th, 17h15-17h45, at the Winchester Mansions Hotel Sea Point for a panel debate featuring Paul Kerton (wicked), Craig Sims (Zigzag, blunt and Saltwater Girl), Samantha Sneddon (Seventeen) and Barry and Suegnette Comber (Free 4 All). 17 Feb 2004 The deadline is looming for this year's Roger Garlick Award, an initiative of the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA). Friday 27 February 2004 is D-day for entries, so make sure you're not left out of the running. 11 Feb 2004 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) has announced its judging chairman and panel for the 2004 Roger Garlick Awards. 22 Jan 2004 Friday, 27 February 2004, is D-day for entries into the 2004 Roger Garlick Award, so make sure that your innovative media plans are not forgotten. 19 Jan 2004 Have you decided which campaigns you'll be entering into South Africa's most prestigious media award next year? It's time to prepare your entries for the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) 2004 Roger Garlick Awards for excellence in media strategy and innovation. 1 Dec 2003 Thursday 30 October 2003 saw hundreds of media owners, buyers, planners and advertisers celebrating the night away and winning amazing prizes at the annual Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) event – this year themed as Born in the RSA. 7 Nov 2003 Reality TV has taken the world by storm, with South Africa hosting its very own Big Brother and Big Brother Africa as well as two highly successful seasons of Idols. 3 Nov 2003 There are just a few tickets left for AMASA's Born in the RSA event on Thursday 30 October at the Liban Conference Centre in Woodmead. But get in fast because there are only 800 hundred tickets available and 400 are already sold! 22 Oct 2003 Each year the Advertising Media Association of SA (AMASA) selects a charity to benefit from the generosity of its committee, members and supporters, and this year AMASA has elected to support Cotlands Baby Sanctuary who are celebrating 67 years of service. 8 Oct 2003 Please diarise this now for our big annual party bash! The evening will include snacks, great music and dance floor, for your convenience the courtyard will be covered with a Marquee. So get your wicked party gear together and be ready for a hauntingly good time! 1 Oct 2003 AMASA's annual industry event has become an institution. It's the one day of the year that South Africa's media industry really lets its hair down and parties 'til dawn. 11 Sep 2003 Tribute to AMASA's Advertising Communication Workshops has spread far and wide, even reaching those media people far beyond our borders. 1 Sep 2003 Join AMASA Johannesburg at the Inanda Club for a hamburger and a 'hot' debate on 'Delivering the Daily Bread! 21 Aug 2003 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) is pulling out all the stops to make their 2003 event the industry's most talked about and enjoyed happening of the year. 20 Jul 2003 If you want to hear the latest thinking on advertising communication, don't miss the Johannesburg Advertising Media Association of SA's August weekend workshop. 19 Jun 2003 At the Financial Mail AdFocus Awards banquet on Monday 19 May, Grant Willemse and Colin Ramparsadh of Saatchi & Saatchi walked off with the prestigious 2003 AMASA Roger Garlick Award trophy for their Osram Light Bulbs "Studio Lights" campaign. 22 May 2003 Karen Bailey, Director of Cinevation and Take Television, has been re-elected Chairperson of AMASA (Advertising Media Association of SA) Johannesburg for 2003. 9 Apr 2003 AMASA Cape Town are very pleased to announce the new committee for 2003/2004. The following were voted in at the AGM committee meeting on Tuesday 1 April 2003 at the President Hotel in Cape Town. 7 Apr 2003 At AMASA's Johannesburg AGM held at The Venue in Rivonia on Monday 31 March, AMASA members turned up in droves to vote for their 2003 committee members. 2 Apr 2003 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) announced the 2003 Roger Garlick Award finalists at its AGM function held at The Venue in Rivonia last night (Monday 31 March). 31 Mar 2003 Now is the time to send through your nominations for the 2003 AMASA Committee! 19 Mar 2003 AMASA has some fascinating topics and speakers planned for this year, so don't miss out - put the dates in your diary now. 19 Feb 2003 Friday 21 February 2003 is D-day for entries into the 2003 Roger Garlick Award, so make sure that your innovative media plans are not forgotten. 14 Jan 2003 If the answer is yes, then start preparing your entries for the 2003 Roger Garlick Award. An initiative of AMASA (the Advertising Media Association of South Africa), the Roger Garlick Award was designed to recognise strategic and innovative media campaigns. And besides being recognised by your peers and rewarded with the floating trophy, the winner will be jetting off to attend the Cannes International Advertising Festival in June 2003. 18 Nov 2002 Thursday 24 October 2002 saw hundreds of media owners, buyers, planners and advertisers celebrating the night away and winning amazing prizes at the annual Advertising Media Association Of South Africa (AMASA) event - this year themed as Time Warp. 5 Nov 2002 Over 50 talented young students have successfully completed this year's AMASA Media Course at the AAA School of Advertising and the Boston Media House in Johannesburg, and they are now actively seeking career opportunities in the media and advertising industries. 16 Oct 2002 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) has announced its judging chairman and panel for the 2003 Roger Garlick Awards. 15 Oct 2002 Each year the Advertising Media Association of SA (AMASA) selects a charity to benefit from the generosity of its committee, members and supporters, and this year AMASA has elected to support the Rau Rag who will in turn make sure that all contributions go to a worthy cause. 3 Oct 2002 Due to unforeseen circumstances the venue for the AMASA general meeting scheduled for 30 September 2002 has been moved to Caxton House, 368 Jan Smuts Ave, Craighall Park. 25 Sep 2002 Bookings for AMASA's Time Warp event opened on Wednesday 25 September and if the first few days are anything to go by, all 800 tickets will be sold in record time. 21 Sep 2002 Preparations for AMASA's Time Warp Happening, on Thursday 24 October are well underway and there are some amazing prizes up for grabs this year for the funkiest outfits. So get creative, get original, get going and start planning your attire now. 12 Sep 2002 If you're looking to walk off with the 2003 Roger Garlick trophy and win a trip to the Cannes International Advertising Festival next year, make sure you're at AMASA's meeting on Monday 30 September, when Gordon Muller will be sharing some judging insights. 9 Sep 2002 The theme is ‘Time Warp’ and the date is Thursday 24 October 2002, so put it in your diary and get out your dancing shoes. AMASA’s annual industry event has become an institution. It’s the one day of the year that South Africa’s media industry really lets its hair down and parties ‘til dawn. So make sure you’re part of the festivities this year. 23 Aug 2002 AMASA Joh'burg's July meeting on Monday 29 July will tempt even the most confirmed homebodies out into the cold to hear Yvonne Johnston talking about branding our country both locally and abroad. 16 Jul 2002 We’ve been using LSM’s for many years but now there’s the new segmentation study, which was conducted in association with the Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing. 12 Jun 2002 Winners of the Advertising Media Association of SA (AMASA) Roger Garlick Awards were announced at the Loerie Awards ceremony in the Sun City Superbowl on Saturday 8 June 2002. 9 Jun 2002 Karen Bailey, Director of Cinevation and Take Television, has been elected Chairperson of AMASA (Advertising Media Association of SA) for 2002. 26 Apr 2002 The new Cape Town AMASA committee for 2002/3 was voted in at our AGM held at the President Hotel on the 27th of March. 25 Apr 2002 It’s time for AMASA members to renew their subscriptions and for new members to join and benefit from a full year of activities. AMASA is committed to becoming more representative of South Africa’s demographic profile and as such is encouraging black members from the advertising and marketing industry to join the association and contribute their skills and knowledge on all levels. 24 Apr 2002 Recognising that the industry has changed dramatically over the past few years, AMASA has amended the content of its bi-annual Workshops accordingly. Says Trish Guilford, head of AMASA’s Workshop Committee: "It is simply not enough to cover only media anymore. Planners, buyers, media owners and marketers need to look at brands holistically so we have moved the workshops up a level to encompass Advertising Communication." 19 Apr 2002 At the AGM held at The Venue in Rivonia, Johannesburg on Monday 8 April, AMASA members turned up in droves to vote for their 2002 committee members. 12 Apr 2002 The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) announced the 2002 Roger Garlick Awards finalists at a function held at The Venue in Rivonia on Monday night. 8 Apr 2002 To all those who joined us at the AMASA Penthouse Party, thanks for your support in making the first Cape Town party a great success - we hope to make this an annual event. 19 Mar 2002