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    IAS’s Black-owned agency list now more than 100

    With even more frequency, the Independent Agency Search & Selection Company (IAS) is being asked by marketers to help them find agencies that are black-owned and in just 20 months, the IAS has become adept and fast at matching reputable agencies with the required credentials to those clients who use B-BBEE guidelines as a sustainable […]

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    IAS Marketers Masterclass

    How Clients and Agencies can Adapt, Evolve and be Future-Fit for the Inevitable Digital Disruption  An interactive session facilitated by Johanna McDowell, CEO of IAS, Selvin Govender, Marketing Director, Mercedes Benz South Africa, Gau Narayanan, MD, Net#work BBDO, Regional Director, BBDO Africa and Brad Reilly, Executive Creative Director, Net#work BBDO  Date:             Monday 18 September 2017 Time:             […]

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    IAS appoints Hlamazi Mabunda as Project Manager and Consultant

    The Independent Agency Search & Selection Company (IAS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Hlamazi Mabunda as its project manager and consultant. Hlamazi graduated from the AAA School of Advertising with a Diploma in Integrated marketing communications and a specialization in business management more than six years ago.  Her first job as an intern […]

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    IAS repeats its sponsorship of the Agency Credentials award at the 2017 Assegai Awards

    Following a successful launch of the “world’s first”Agency Credentials Award in 2016, the IAS will continue to sponsor the IAS Agency Credentials award category in this year’s Assegai Awards. The aim of the award is to recognise an agency’s credentials set – written credentials document as well as “Talking Heads” agency show reel – within […]

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    Helping agencies to build a Proactive Relationship with Procurement

    Top executives and management who lead the country’s marketing and communication agencies have an opportunity to gain up to the minute insight and practical guidance on how to build a proactive relationship with procurement. The IAS will be hosting this Masterclass for Agencies, A panel discussion facilitated by the IAS to include Brehndan Botha – […]

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    What makes AGENCY SCOPE a success

    With the second South African SCOPEN’s AGENCY SCOPE underway, a key element for conducting the most valuable interviews and gleaning information that can change the way agencies and marketers do business is the choosing of the researchers. In order to ensure the highest level of data, Spanish-based independent research company SCOPEN and the Independent Agency […]

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