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#BehindtheBrandManager: Adidas SA's Estee Jardim fuels a positive brand attitude
#BehindtheBrandManager: Adidas SA's Estee Jardim fuels a positive brand attitudeArticle

Jardim chats to us about her fulfilling career with Adidas South Africa, and why Impossible Is Nothing is a statement the brand stands by...

Lauren Hartzenberg 26 Apr 2021

Who has influenced and shaped who you are today?
Who has influenced and shaped who you are today?Article

Recognising the power of this collective shaping of our lives, Metropolitan has launched an inspiring campaign dubbed #MyPeopleMyEverything...

Issued by MSports Marketing 21 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Adam Deane of RocoMamas
#BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Adam Deane of RocoMamasArticle

With a broad range of skills under his belt, RocoMamas national brand manager Adam Deane sits comfortably in the coveted 'unicorn' category of employees...

Lauren Hartzenberg 26 Mar 2021

Flying Fish challenges convention again! FFS!
Flying Fish challenges convention again! FFS!Article

Flying Fish is officially launching hard seltzer in the country; Flying Fish Seltzer is set to hit shelves by April 2021...

Issued by M-Sports Marketing 11 Mar 2021

Itu Senne shares how Covid-19 has impacted the world of sports marketing
Itu Senne shares how Covid-19 has impacted the world of sports marketingArticle

Itu Senne, the newly appointed head of marketing at SuperSport, shares the importance of sport in South Africa, the shift in digital marketing and how Covid-19 has impacted the world of sports marketing...

Evan-Lee Courie 5 Feb 2021

#CastleBraaiSeason returns with episode 3 featuring Springbok heavyweights!
#CastleBraaiSeason returns with episode 3 featuring Springbok heavyweights!Article

Mzansi's most beloved beer Castle Lager is proud to present episode three of its digital series, #CastleBraaiSeason featuring Springbok champions Lukhanyo Am, Makazole Mapimpi and Pieter-Steph du Toit...

Issued by M-Sports 19 Oct 2020

Kgaugelo Maphai launches Matrix Communication Group
Kgaugelo Maphai launches Matrix Communication GroupArticle

Former MD of The MediaShop (JHB), Kgaugelo Maphai has launched integrated marketing and communications holding company, Matrix Communication Group (Matrix Group)...

3 Sep 2020

Wunderman Thompson launches Prism Sport + Entertainment in South Africa
Wunderman Thompson launches Prism Sport + Entertainment in South AfricaArticle

Wunderman Thompson is making a strategic bet on growth in sponsorship with the launch of a new unit of Prism Sport + Entertainment...

Issued by Wunderman Thompson 19 Aug 2020

Mortimer Harvey welcomes 5 new digital creatives to the family
Mortimer Harvey welcomes 5 new digital creatives to the familyArticle

Mortimer Harvey (MH) has announced the appointment of five new digital creatives to the MH family...

Issued by Mortimer Harvey 8 Jul 2020

Arm yourself with knowledge this Youth Month
Arm yourself with knowledge this Youth MonthArticle

Metropolitan's 'Three Word Stories' campaign has South Africa talking about mental strength, with motivators giving easy to follow steps for life in the 'new normal'...

Issued by M-Sports 26 Jun 2020

Hashtag United's media department further bolstered by PT SportSuite partnership
Hashtag United's media department further bolstered by PT SportSuite partnershipArticle

UK football club Hashtag United FC's latest collaboration with Cape Town-based digital platform provider PT SportSuite will see them improve their media output and functionality even further...

Issued by Publisher’s Toolbox 23 Jun 2020

#PrismAwards2020: ALL THE WINNERS!
#PrismAwards2020: ALL THE WINNERS!Article

This year's Prism Awards took the form of a short online segment as the ceremony was cancelled in March 2020 due to concerns of the spread of Covid-19...

15 May 2020

Image credit: Amasa Awards.
Amasa Awards announces 2019 finalistsArticle

The Amasa Awards has announced the finalists for the 2019 edition of the awards...

10 Oct 2019

Mitsubishi Motors SA partners with Stillwater Sports
Mitsubishi Motors SA partners with Stillwater SportsArticle

Local sports marketing agency, Stillwater Sports is excited to welcome Mitsubishi Motors South Africa (MMSA) as the official vehicle partner of its leading sporting events...

25 Sep 2019

#Newsmaker: Kevin Fine spearheads new business unit, Expedite
#Newsmaker: Kevin Fine spearheads new business unit, ExpediteArticle

Kagiso Media's Radio division recently announced the launch of a new business unit, Expedite, that is being spearheaded by Kevin Fine, former GM of Jacaranda FM. Here, he shares more...

Juanita Pienaar 6 Sep 2019

Marisa Calvert, Keabetswe Taele and Lali Stander.
Top women in PR compete for coveted GSport awardArticle

Marisa Calvert, Keabetswe Taele and Lali Stander were all nominated for the Woman in PR and Sponsorship GSport Award for 2019 and we chat to them about why this award is so significant...

Juanita Pienaar 29 Aug 2019

#CannesLions2019 Entertainment winners include VMLY&R and Net#work BBDO!
#CannesLions2019: Entertainment winners!Article

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 18 June, with the 2019 Cannes Entertainment Lions, Entertainment for Music Lions and Entertainment for Sport Lions announced during the Entertainment award track ceremony and SA bringing home two Bronze Lions...

18 Jun 2019

Cannes Lions Grands Prix awards.
#CannesLions2019: All the Grand Prix winners!Article

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity came to an end on 21 June 2019, rounding out a full week of award shows that celebrated creativity across various categories. Here's a quick overview of the week's biggest winners...

18 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Entertainment Lions for Sport shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Entertainment Lions for Sport shortlistArticle

The Cannes Lions Entertainment Lions for Sport shortlist has been released...

14 Jun 2019

EFC Worldwide comes to Angolan TV viewers.
TV Zimbo signs EFC Worldwide for Angolan viewersArticle

Angola will get to watch the best MMA on TV in a deal TV Zimbo has signed with EFC Worldwide...

25 Apr 2019

#Prisms2019: ALL THE WINNERS!
#Prisms2019: ALL THE WINNERS!Article

The 22nd Prism Awards, celebrating excellence in the public relations and communication industry were held at The Capital on The Park in Sandton, Johannesburg on 14 April...

14 Apr 2019

Local sports marketing campaign among world's best
Local sports marketing campaign among world's bestArticle

Sasol's and SAFA's #Limitless campaign, created for the brand in collaboration with Levergy, has been named as one of Activative's top 10 sports marketing campaigns in the world for 2018...

Issued by Levergy 29 Jan 2019

KG just does it, with Nike
KG just does it, with NikeArticle

Leading sports brand Nike has joined forces with Africa's highest ranked women's wheelchair tennis ace, Kgothatso 'KG' Montjane...

Issued by Optimize Agency 23 Jan 2019

#BestofBiz 2018: Marketing & Media
#BestofBiz 2018: Marketing & MediaArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2018 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Marketing & Media site over the past year below...

18 Dec 2018

Mike Sharman, Bryan Habana and Ben Karpinski.
Meet new creative digital sports marketing agency: RetroactiveArticle

Today marks the launch of Retroactive, a new creative digital sports marketing agency, co-founded by former Springbok Bryan Habana and Mike Sharman, co-founder of Retroviral Digital Communications...

3 Oct 2018

Messages of hope for those affected by cancer
Messages of hope for those affected by cancerArticle

All those affected by cancer are being granted the opportunity to write messages of hope on two new vehicles and on their race numbers as part of the annual Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer...

Issued by Algoa FM 12 Sep 2018

Jason Xenopoulos |
#CannesLions2018: The Art of Branded Entertainment according to VML's XenopoulosArticle

As part of the 2017 Cannes Lions Branded Entertainment jury, Jason Xenopoulos, VML global chief vision officer and EMEA CCO, collaborated with the jury to write a book called The Art of Branded Entertainment, which was launched just one year later at Cannes Lions 2018 on Tuesday, 19 June...

Jessica Tennant 20 Jun 2018

Phumelela Sports partners with Levergy
Phumelela Sports partners with LevergyArticle

Newly formed and 100% black-owned sports agency Phumelela Sports Management (PSM) has agreed a skills transfer, mentorship and supplier agreement with leading sport and entertainment marketing agency Levergy...

Issued by Levergy 7 May 2018

Atmosphere Communications at the 2018 Prism Awards. South African campaign of the year went to Atmosphere Communications and the King James Group for Sanlam’s ‘2-minute shower songs’.
#Prisms2018: All the winners!Article

Winners of the 2018 Public Relations Institute of South Africa's (Prisa) Prism Awards were announced at a ceremony at The Empire Conference and Events Venue on Sunday, 22 April 2018...

19 Apr 2018

Levergy agrees on partnership with JAG Foundation
Levergy agrees on partnership with JAG FoundationArticle

2017 Discovery Sport Agency of the Year, Levergy has agreed on a pro-bono partnership with the JAG Foundation, South Africa's biggest sports development programme...

Issued by Levergy 31 Oct 2017

Smit is just as friendly in real life as he is on screen!
#BehindtheSelfie with... Andreas SmitArticle

This week we go behind the selfie with ‘total technophile' Andreas Smit - newly appointed at Isilumko Activate as Isilumko Business Partner - Marketing...

Leigh Andrews 20 Jun 2017

The Playmakers agency.
Insight-driven sports marketing excellence with PlaymakersArticle

Playmakers CEO Richard Dunn talks us through their Clio Sports Award win in the 'Partnerships, Sponsorships & Endorsements category' and more as the first SA agency honoured with this win...

Leigh Andrews 15 May 2017

Online gaming offers new markets to brands
Online gaming offers new markets to brandsArticle

As more gamers play sports online, major brands, such as Gillette, are capitalising on this multi-million dollar industry...

23 Feb 2017

Ogilvy Africa awarded in Kenya, Ghana
Ogilvy Africa awarded in Kenya, GhanaArticle

Agency Ogilvy Africa has shone in the MSK and Gong-Gong Awards in Africa...

30 Nov 2016

Applications open: IMPACT enterprise development programme 2017
Applications open: IMPACT enterprise development programme 2017Article

As part of their ongoing transformational plans, Worx Group is now accepting applications for their 2017 IMPACT enterprise development programme...

Issued by Worx Group 11 Nov 2016

Meet the SETE 2016 Connect Edition panel of industry experts
Meet the SETE 2016 Connect Edition panel of industry expertsArticle

The 6th Sports & Events Tourism Exchange Connect Edition has secured a panel of leading experts in the South African tourism and events sector...

13 Oct 2016

Totalsports and Fives Futbol team up for Women's Month
Totalsports and Fives Futbol team up for Women's MonthArticle

In the spirit of Women's month, Fives have teamed up with Totalsports to host a unique ladies-only 5v5 tournament at their rooftop location in Grand Central...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 10 Aug 2016

Benni McCarthy signs with new team
Benni McCarthy signs with new teamArticle

Former Footballer, analyst and football coach, Benni McCarthy has just signed a management deal with international sports marketing agency, Optimize...

Issued by Optimize Agency 19 Jul 2016

Bridget Jung
#Loeries2016: Creative conversations with Bridget JungArticle

Jury panel leader for the Loeries' digital category for 2016 Bridget Jung shares her views on gender equality in advertising as well as her best ways to get out of a creativity rut...

Leigh Andrews 26 May 2016

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#INDABA2016: SMMEs the future of tourismArticle

In the developing world, SMMEs make up as much as 90% of the tourism sector. In South Africa, this is not the case, despite 20 years of investment into SMMEs...

Danette Breitenbach 9 May 2016

The Loeries: Encouraging unity through creativity
The Loeries: Encouraging unity through creativityArticle

Advertising veteran and CEO of Amusement Park Entertainment Jimmy Smith will bring his unique insight to the judging panel at this year's Loeries Creative Week Durban...

Issued by Loeries 13 Apr 2016

China's Alibaba seeks sporting gold
China's Alibaba seeks sporting goldArticle

BEIJING - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is looking to turn its hundreds of millions of users into sportsmen as it seeks to cash in on the country's growing sporting market, an executive said...

5 Feb 2016

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