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  • Registration For Mediatech Africa 2019 – Now Open

    Registration for Mediatech Africa 2019 is now open and delegates can sign up at no cost by completing the online registration form (https://bit.ly/2uxLaXq.) before 12 July. For those who miss the pre-registration cut off there is onsite registration – an option which costs R100. Local and international industry authorities will be showcasing the tech trends […]

  • A changing African consumer branding environment

    In-store advertising innovators Smart Media In Africa, household consumption is expected to reach $2.5 trillion by 2030 with Nigeria, Egypt, and South Africa accounting for nearly half that. This presents exciting opportunities for brands that want to grow in retail. But how do they approach this in an increasingly cluttered and competitive market? Adding impetus […]

  • FCB Joburg launches a new campaign for an iconic brand

    For 93 years South Africa’s leading spread, Black Cat continues to empower future generations, a fact made clear in a new campaign from FCB Joburg highlighting – as always – that ‘the kids are alright with peanut power’. Driven by the insight that today’s children see opportunity and excitement around every corner and they need […]

  • The value of a niche PR and Digital Marketing agency

    By Judith Middleton, founder of DUO Marketing + Communications We all feel it, it’s been a challenging year and the outlook is looking uncertain. Businesses are critically reviewing budgets. But this is the time to sharpen your focus and partner with an expert who knows your market. Niche agencies have the ability to be more […]

  • Egg Films’ & One Show awardee creates nostalgic new TVC for Cadbury

    Hot on the heels on a spate of accolades for his short film ‘Vuka’, including a merit certificate from the prestigious One Show, Egg Films’ Zwelethu Radebe has drawn on memories of his childhood to create a new TVC for Cadbury that will tug on South Africa’s heart strings. The hard-hitting ‘Vuka’, created for the […]

  • The dilemma of leadership in the advertising and media industry

    Chris Botha, Group Managing Director of Park Advertising Maria Ramos appointed CEO of Park Advertising Group (NOT REALLY…) A similar news headline recently caught my eye: “Maria Ramos tipped to head up Eskom unbundling”. WHAT? I naively thought to myself. A bank CEO is going to manage the unbundling of a state owned enterprise? What […]

  • Marketing Achievement Awards finalists announced

    The finalists for the inaugural Marketing Achievement Awards (MAA) have been revealed and the winners will be announced at a prestigious gala dinner on 27 June 2019 at the Sun City Superbowl. The awards – to be held annually to set a new benchmark for the industry – celebrate the best of the best in […]

  • Kaizer Chiefs star in #Story6 in Toyota SA’s #ToyotaStoriesSA campaign

    Soccer legends Kaizer Chiefs Football Club star in the latest chapter of Toyota South Africa’s #ToyotaStoriesSA campaign which pays homage to the marque’s numerous loyal fans. Driven by the charismatic Snooze, the purpose of #ToyotaStoriesSA is to continue to build brand love, and show the Toyota community how much they and their loyalty to the […]

  • Have we forgotten the power of why?

    Isla Prentis, Business Unit Manager at The MediaShop For those of you who have read The Hitchhikers Guide to The Galaxy … the answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything is 42, as calculated by the supercomputer. There’s just one problem, a big problem – no one knows the question. This always makes […]

  • Nielsen Report reveals Key Sports Trends for 2019 and Beyond

    Sponsorships have become a ‘buyers’ market’ for brands, youth market must be a key focus for sports seeking to grow fan base Nielsen Sports recently released a Commercial Trends Report that outlines the key global and local developments in sports for rights holders and brands. The report outlines five key trends that will impact the […]

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