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#IABSummit19: Marcel Botha to speak on manufactured stories
#IABSummit19: Marcel Botha to speak on manufactured storiesArticle

Ahead of this year's IAB Summit, taking place 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, we interviewed speaker Marcel Botha, founder and CEO of 10XBeta to find out what to expect from his talk on 'manufactured stories' and what this year's theme of the 'new now' means to him...

Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

TBWA's Tessa Conrad on how SA rates in the global arena of innovation and disruption
TBWA's Tessa Conrad on how SA rates in the global arena of innovation and disruptionArticle

Canadian-born Tessa Conrad, global director of operations at TBWA\Worldwide's headquarters in New York, recently visited TBWA\South Africa's Johannesburg office where she did a series of presentations and assisted the local team in producing a module for DLearn...

Jessica Tennant 17 Apr 2019

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#IABSummit19: The new nowArticle

Ahead of this year's IAB Summit, taking place 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, we interviewed IAB SA CEO Paula Hulley to find out what to expect from this year's theme and insights...

Jessica Tennant 17 Apr 2019

#Bookmarks2019: Bravery in telling stories without fear or favour
#Bookmarks2019: Bravery in telling stories without fear or favourArticle

Eyewitness News recently won a Bookmarks' Gold for its Poisonous Bullets: The Silent Betrayal of Sindiso Magaqa three-part podcast series...

Jessica Tennant 16 Apr 2019

#NewCampaign: #EatingIsBelieving (what you see is what you should get)
#NewCampaign: #EatingIsBelieving (what you see is what you should get)Article

Following on from RocoMamas' #EatingIsBelieving campaign, whereby digital testimonials were turned into out of home executions, RocoMamas decided to take this a step further with agency Retroviral in launching a TVC as a statement of its standpoint as a brand that strongly believes that what you see is what you should get...

Jessica Tennant 12 Apr 2019

#Bookmarks2019: Transformation isn't just about your scorecard or employing more black people
#Bookmarks2019: Transformation isn't just about your scorecard or employing more black peopleArticle

Having won the same award in 2017, Nomacala Mpeta, head of learning at Digify Africa, explains why they're proud to be recognised a second time for leading the push for transformation in digital and encourages more agencies and NGOs to recognise the need to do so as a business imperative in corporate SA...

Jessica Tennant 11 Apr 2019

#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Monare Matema
#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Monare MatemaArticle

In the run-up to the 22nd Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 14 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

Jessica Tennant 11 Apr 2019

#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Siyabonga Ngcobo
#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Siyabonga NgcoboArticle

In the run-up to the 22nd Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 14 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

Jessica Tennant 5 Apr 2019

#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Makoma Maponya
#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Makoma MaponyaArticle

In the run-up to the 22nd Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 14 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

Jessica Tennant 5 Apr 2019

#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Fezeka Hadebe
#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Fezeka HadebeArticle

In the run-up to the 22nd Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 14 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

Jessica Tennant 5 Apr 2019

#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Courtney Jacobs
#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Courtney JacobsArticle

In the run-up to the 22nd Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 14 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

Jessica Tennant 5 Apr 2019

#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Ayanda Siswana
#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Ayanda SiswanaArticle

In the run-up to the 22nd Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 14 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

Jessica Tennant 5 Apr 2019

#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Tina Lepan
#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Tina LepanArticle

In the run-up to the 22nd Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 14 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

Jessica Tennant 5 Apr 2019

#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Sicelo Vilakazi
#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Sicelo VilakaziArticle

In the run-up to the 22nd Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 14 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

Jessica Tennant 5 Apr 2019

#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Dorcas Dube
#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Dorcas DubeArticle

In the run-up to the 22nd Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 14 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

Jessica Tennant 5 Apr 2019

#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Carel Scheepers
#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Carel ScheepersArticle

In the run-up to the 22nd Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 14 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

Jessica Tennant 5 Apr 2019

#Newsmaker: Gareth McPherson takes on dual role as Publicis Machine CCO, MD
#Newsmaker: Gareth McPherson takes on dual role as Publicis Machine CCO, MDArticle

Publicis Machine recently appointed Gareth McPherson as agency MD, this in addition to his appointment as chief creative officer...

Jessica Tennant 28 Mar 2019

#Newsmaker: Wayne Bischoff returns to Mediamark as CEO
#Newsmaker: Wayne Bischoff returns to Mediamark as CEOArticle

Wayne Bischoff recently rejoined Mediamark as CEO, having previously held the position of sales and marketing director at what was then Radmark and Digitalmark.

Jessica Tennant 27 Mar 2019

#StartupStory: Meet new creative production co. Osu
#StartupStory: Meet new creative production co. OsuArticle

Executive producer Simoné Bosman recently founded creative production company, Osu, lending her son's name of Japanese origin which means to push, persevere or strive.

Jessica Tennant 19 Mar 2019

#Newsmaker: Keval Ramraj takes on the world of whisky
#Newsmaker: Keval Ramraj takes on the world of whiskyArticle

Keval Ramraj was recently appointed as brand manager for single malts at Pernod Ricard SA. His career in marketing started with an internship at the Durban office where he worked his way up the ranks, and he's determined to take The Glenlivet brand to the country's number one spot...

Jessica Tennant 15 Mar 2019

#NedbankIMC2019: The tech, the trends and the timeless truths of marketing
#NedbankIMC2019: The tech, the trends and the timeless truths of marketingArticle

Instead of asking how marketing is going to change in 10 years' time, David Duarte, CEO of Treeshake, believes it's a far more valuable question to ask how marketing is going to stay the same. In his words, 'What are the timeless truths of the marketing industry?'

Jessica Tennant 15 Mar 2019

#Newsmaker: Good things come to Brent Lindeque
#Newsmaker: Good things come to Brent LindequeArticle

The year is off to a great start for Brent Lindeque, founder of South Africa's Good Things Guy, having recently won 'Best South African Blog of the Year' and been named the category winner of 'Social Enterprise and Philanthropy' and the fourth most influential South African in the '100 Most Influential Young South Africans' poll...

Jessica Tennant 12 Mar 2019

#Newsmaker: "I will always be a print girl" - Brand Cartel's Cilla Thompson
#Newsmaker: "I will always be a print girl" - Brand Cartel's Cilla ThompsonArticle

Brand Cartel's newly appointed Cilla Thompson tells us what it's like to be the oldest in the team and that all the office is missing is literally a pool and a flamingo. Oh and that she's rubbed shoulders with David Beckham and Antonio Banderas on shoot...

Jessica Tennant 12 Mar 2019

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IAB Insight Series: 6 principles of future focus in the digital economyArticle

The IAB Insight Series held the last edition of its Q1 instalment, namely 'The Future of Work', this time focusing on transformation in the digital economy and the principles of future focus...

Jessica Tennant 7 Mar 2019

Marketing Achievement Awards usher in the future of marketing
Marketing Achievement Awards usher in the future of marketingArticle

Director of the Marketing Achievement Awards, Anne Kirkpatrick tells us how the idea came about through a conversation she had with Nando's CEO Geoff Whyte and how this programme fits neatly between other industry-specific programmes...

Jessica Tennant 5 Mar 2019

#DesignIndaba2019: "#metoo means so much more" - Ellie Frymire
#DesignIndaba2019: "#metoo means so much more" - Ellie FrymireArticle

On day 2 of Design Indaba 2019 communications designer, Ellie Frymire talked about her thesis, #MeToo - An exploration of tweets using cluster analysis...

Jessica Tennant 28 Feb 2019

#DesignIndaba2019: The commonalities of bad design projects
#DesignIndaba2019: The commonalities of bad design projectsArticle

London-based design critic Alice Rawsthorn spoke all about bad design on Day 1 at Design Indaba 2019...

Jessica Tennant 27 Feb 2019

Bridget Johnson
#Newsmaker: Bridget Johnson, Riverbed's new ECDArticle

Bridget Johnson, Riverbed's newly appointed ECD, tells us what she brings to the agency, besides cake on Fridays...

Jessica Tennant 27 Feb 2019

#Newsmaker: Nobethu Jolobe on architecture in strategic branding and communications
#Newsmaker: Nobethu Jolobe on architecture in strategic branding and communicationsArticle

Strategic branding and communications agency HKLM recently appointed Nobethu Jolobe, with a background in architecture, as creative director for 3D environmental projects...

Jessica Tennant 22 Feb 2019

#NewCampaign: "Periods are normal, showing them should be too"
#NewCampaign: "Periods are normal, showing them should be too"Article

A new campaign by Libresse, called #BloodNormal, aims to encourage positive cultural change around euphemisms and end period shaming by showing realistic depictions of periods...

Jessica Tennant 22 Feb 2019

#Newsmaker: Jared Kushner appointed CD at Digitas Liquorice
#Newsmaker: Jared Kushner appointed CD at Digitas LiquoriceArticle

Jared Kushner has been appointed creative director at Digitas Liquorice Johannesburg...

Jessica Tennant 7 Feb 2019

#Newsmaker: Kagiso Musi joins new agency Meta Media as MD
#Newsmaker: Kagiso Musi joins new agency Meta Media as MDArticle

Having recently completed her MBA, Kagiso Musi has been appointed managing director of newly formed media agency Meta Media, sister agency to The MediaShop, both housed within new holding company, Park Advertising...

Jessica Tennant 6 Feb 2019

Microsoft CMO on the transformation of digital marketing
Microsoft CMO on the transformation of digital marketingArticle

Jessica Tennant interviews Peter DeBenedictis, chief marketing officer for Microsoft in the Middle East and Africa on his recent business trip to South Africa...

Jessica Tennant 4 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: Bizcommunity hosts #BizTrendsLIVE!, an overview
#BizTrends2019: Bizcommunity hosts #BizTrendsLIVE!, an overviewArticle

Bizcommunity invited contributors to join its vision for Africa (with over 230 industry trend contributions making up the 2019 report) at BizTrendsLIVE!, which took place at Ster-Kinekor Sandton City in Johannesburg on Thursday, 31 January.

Jessica Tennant, Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: Convergence, connections and trust
#BizTrends2019: Convergence, connections and trustArticle

Jessica Tennant reports back on Charles Stuart's analysis of the annual 'Entertainment Media Outlook: An African Perspective', specifically with regard to three key trends in the entertainment and media space...

Jessica Tennant 30 Jan 2019

#Newsmaker: Glen Bo joins Conversion Science
#Newsmaker: Glen Bo joins Conversion ScienceArticle

Glen Bo recently joined Conversion Science as head of Performance & Strategy. He has experience in the data-implementation and -strategy fields, and has worked with agencies such as Quirk, Neo@Ogilvy, M&CSaatchi and LKDA Strategic Creative...

Jessica Tennant 25 Jan 2019

#Newsmaker: Terry Mckenna is The Odd Number's new ECD
#Newsmaker: Terry Mckenna is The Odd Number's new ECDArticle

The Odd Number has appointed Terry Mckenna as executive creative director with co-founder and former ECD Sibusiso "Sbu" Sitole moving into the role of chief creative officer...

Jessica Tennant 23 Jan 2019

#NewCampaign: What matters to you, matters to Metropolitan
#NewCampaign: What matters to you, matters to MetropolitanArticle

Metropolitan recently launched a campaign to reintroduce the brand to the market and get its clients optimistic about their future and the role the company plays in helping them achieve their financial goals and life aspirations...

Jessica Tennant 18 Jan 2019

#NewCampaign: Re-think drinking and driving
#NewCampaign: Re-think drinking and drivingArticle

In time for the festive season, Riverbed launched a campaign on behalf of the Association for Alcohol Responsibility and Education (aware.org) to continue the conversation around drinking and driving in South Africa...

Jessica Tennant 21 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: HR & Recruitment
#BestofBiz 2018: HR & RecruitmentArticle

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 Human Resources & Recruitment site over the past year below...

18 Dec 2018

#NewCampaign: #EatingIsBelieving (what the customers say)
#NewCampaign: #EatingIsBelieving (what the customers say)Article

With the launch of its combos, RocoMamas took real-life testimonial tweets about the new offering and applied them to billboard sites across the country, including the Twitter handles of their customers...

Jessica Tennant 18 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: Healthcare
#BestofBiz 2018: HealthcareArticle

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Healthcare site over the past year below...

18 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: Lifestyle
#BestofBiz 2018: LifestyleArticle

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...

14 Dec 2018

#NewCampaign: #FightPlastic w/ SodaStream
#NewCampaign: #FightPlastic w/ SodaStreamArticle

SodaStream has released a video campaign to highlight the damage caused by single-use plastic bottles and as a call to shift away from these to reusable packaging...

Jessica Tennant 13 Dec 2018

#NewCampaign: You have got to be Mal
#NewCampaign: You have got to be MalArticle

Mike Schalit, co-founder of Net#work BBDO, has introduced a new 'Wear it Forward' range of t-shirts and caps with Marlboro Originals through the agency's non-profit Mal Foundation...

Jessica Tennant 11 Dec 2018

#Newsmaker: Behind the keyboard w/ Mninawa Ntloko, SAB Sports Columnist of the Year
#Newsmaker: Behind the keyboard w/ Mninawa Ntloko, SAB Sports Columnist of the YearArticle

Tiso Blackstar digital sports editor, Mninawa Ntloko, was named Sports Columnist of the Year at the SAB Sports Media Awards last month, for his weekly Business Day column Finding the net...

Jessica Tennant 11 Dec 2018

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

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

Jessica Tennant, Issued by TBWA 11 Dec 2018

#Newsmaker: ACA CEO Mathe Okaba
#Newsmaker: ACA CEO Mathe OkabaArticle

Following Mathe Okaba's appointment as CEO of the Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA) a few months back, we thought we'd find out how she's getting on in her new position...

Jessica Tennant 29 Nov 2018

#NewCampaign: What does 'home' mean to you?
#NewCampaign: What does 'home' mean to you?Article

Jawitz Properties' new integrated social media campaign, #RealLifeRealEstate features Lucas Radebe in tackling the emotionally-compelling story of what makes a house a home...

Jessica Tennant 29 Nov 2018

#StartupStory: Double Apex Media
#StartupStory: Double Apex MediaArticle

Sudhir "Banzai" Matai, founder and managing editor of Double Apex Media, previous associate editor at Car Magazine, tells us how his online store for motoring-themed T-shirts turned into an automotive media portal...

Jessica Tennant 28 Nov 2018

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