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Son retail advertising strikes goldIt's been a phenomenal fiscal for Son's Western Cape retail advertising team, who have struck gold in a time when newspapers are in decline, bucking the trend with a massive 64-pager and ending the month of July a whopping 28% above budget. 8 Aug 2016 Read more >>

Son ladies lunchSon hosted their second annual Women's Fundraising Event in celebration of all women. It was a spectacular event allowing the guests the opportunity to be themselves. The purpose of the event was to support local homes for abused women and their children. With the aid of sponsors and partners, as well as the women who attended, Son was able to provide food hampers to three homes in the Cape Town area and surrounds. 25 Jul 2016 Read more >>

Son 67 minutes for Mandela DayAs part of their 67 Minutes for Mandela Day, Son donated food packs to three homes for the less fortunate. The food packs were the result of the Son ladies event hosted on Saturday 16 July 2016. 22 Jul 2016 Read more >>

Staying in touchSince November 2015 Son newspaper has visited various areas within the Western Cape by hosting activations, staying relevant and in touch with the communities it has served over the last 13 years. "These activations are an opportunity for both the publication and its clients to further build relationships with the communities who proudly support the brands they trust," says Kelly Baron Son Marketing Manager. 12 Apr 2016 Read more >>

Son - Vier Jou Kultuur 2016The Son held a week-long activation in Bridgton, Oudtshoorn. The activation formed part of a talent competition promoted as 'Vier Jou Kultuur', a platform created to encourage community residents to showcase their talents and stand a chance to win a variety of prizes. The message to the many young children who attended the activation was that no matter their current circumstances, that they are never to give up on their dreams and future. 11 Apr 2016 Read more >>

Media planners get a belated Christmas present from SonNo letter to Santa was required if your Christmas wish was a new Apple iPad Mini. Son, South Africa's biggest Afrikaans daily newspaper, encouraged media planners and buyers to join the Christmas spirit by handing out over 400 Christmas hats at the agencies. 5 Feb 2016 Read more >>

Son gave media agencies a Taste of SummerWith Johannesburg temperatures soaring in the 30°s, Son's recent 'Taste of Summer' activation could not have been more appropriate. Media planners and buyers were encouraged to take a bite of the R65m market that represents the Son readers. 26 Nov 2015 Read more >>

Driving for change with SonSon recently hosted its first Golf Day at Bellville Golf Club to promote awareness and raise funds to further the education of economically disadvantaged South African learners. 25 Nov 2015 Read more >>

Son op Sondag in the top 10 weekly newspapersSon op Sondag has been ranked #8 in the top 10 weekly newspapers in the Sunday Times Top Brands survey for 2015. It was also the highest ranked Afrikaans weekly newspaper. This is quite an achievement for the regional paper with 416,000 readers. 6 Oct 2015 Read more >>

Son Snap Shot Tour special editionThe Son newspaper and Ads24 team recently took a group of media planners and advertisers on a whirlwind tour of Port Elizabeth and Cape Town. Aptly named the 'Son Snap Shot Tour,' delegates were exposed to the lifestyle and market potential the Son and Son op Sondag reader. They visited the homes of actual readers and experienced life. To commemorate the trip each delegate received a special edition of the Son as they returned home. 2 Oct 2015 Read more >>

SON Salesperson of the Year AwardsOn Friday, 24 April 2015, six of Son's leading advertising account managers and salespersons were honoured for their exceptional deal-making skills at the Son's Annual Salesperson of the Year Awards Gala. 13 May 2015 Read more >>

Soaking up the Son on SundaysAfter a week of daily commuting, deadlines at work, and the endless list of home chores and errands, it's nice to kick back and relax with the Sunday paper. 8 Dec 2014 Read more >>

Great Gatsbies with Son and Son op SondagMedia agency professionals didn't have to go all the way to the Cape Flats to find the favourite snack of the Coloured community. Son and Son op Sondag, in association with Ads24, ran a competition encouraging them to find six mouth-watering images of Gatsbies that had been hidden on the pages of the Son's website. 5 Dec 2014 Read more >>

Son hits 100,000 Facebook LikesOur readers not only love their daily dose of the Son newspaper but have embraced our social media platforms. In November 2014 we hit 100,000 Facebook likes. 1 Dec 2014 Read more >>

Son newspaper is committed to tomorrowSon believes that we must invest in our youth as everyone deserves a chance to be a leader of tomorrow. In association with Woorde Open Wêrelde (WOW), Son newspaper provides bursaries for economically disadvantaged South African learners to attend the University of Stellenbosch. The programme was started in 2013 with five students who are currently in their second year. A further four students were added to the programme in 2014 and they are currently completing their first year. 26 Nov 2014 Read more >>

Media agencies win with SonFive lucky agency staff members won iPad Minis courtesy of Son newspapers this September 2014. Entry was via the Son website where personnel were required to answer a daily question about Son and its market. Respondents who followed Son newspaper on LinkedIn stood a chance to win R1000. 14 Oct 2014 Read more >>

Son, cool Air and hot coffeeSifiso Pule from Mediavest and Insauf Samie from Mindshare both won a MacBook Air from Son and Ads24. The recent Son activation saw early morning cappuccino activations at selected media agencies reminding planners and buyers that over one million readers 'kick-start their day with the Cape's leading daily newspaper - Son. 12 Sep 2012 Read more >>

You can have your cake and eat itHemlata Naidoo of Mindshare and Howard West of PHD Network recently won a MacBook Air from Son and Ads24 by finding six cupcakes hidden on the pages of their website, 25 Jul 2012 Read more >>

Son gets the mix right!The Coloured communities of the Cape are often stereotyped. "To understand this diverse and dynamic market you need to experience it," commented Mark Herman, General Manager of the Cape's largest selling daily newspaper - Son. The Ads24 and Son team recently invited 36 of the country's leading marketers and media decision makers to join them for an insightful immersion into this burgeoning market. 8 Jun 2012 Read more >>

Son gets the mix right!Over 50 of the country's leading marketers and media decision makers joined the Ads24 and Son team for an immersion experience in the Coloured communities of the Cape. 7 Oct 2011 Read more >>