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#OrchidsandOnions: An Orchid for a sparkling ad...

And an Onion to a PR man for his 'shotgun' press release that greatly annoyed the receiver...

By Brendan Seery 14 hours ago

Catherine Jenkins, SA country manager for Adglow.
How to run a social performance ad agency in SA

Global social performance agency Adglow celebrated a decade in business last month, with two years of that here in SA. Country manager Catherine Jenkins explains the tools and techniques needed to successfully work with the rest of their collaborative global network, and more...

By Leigh Andrews 16 hours ago

2019 Apex Awards open for entry
2019 Apex Awards open for entry

The Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA) has announced the 2019 Apex Awards season open for entry...

14 hours ago

Spears aplenty for Ogilvy
Spears aplenty for Ogilvy

Ogilvy SA won an impressive 19 gold medals at the 2018 Assegai Awards announced in Johannesburg last Thursday. Bringing home the most awards of the evening by any agency and a total of 37 Assegais in all...

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 16 hours ago

Toyota adds TV to Aygo mix
Toyota adds TV to Aygo mix

The new campaign for Toyota Aygo from long-standing marketing partner, FCB Joburg, adds television to the mix after historically relying on digital to communicate with the competitively priced car's young and highly aspirational target market...

Issued by FCB Africa 17 hours ago

The Hardy Boys bag 7 awards in 1 week
The Hardy Boys bag 7 awards in 1 week

The Hardy Boys are elated to have won seven reputable awards in a week. The agency received accolades from the prestigious African Excellence and Assegai Awards respectively for creating thought-provoking work that stood out from the rest...

Issued by The Hardy Boys 17 hours ago

FCB Inferno launches latest evolution of 'This Girl Can' for Sport England
FCB Inferno launches latest evolution of 'This Girl Can' for Sport England

One of FCB Africa's sister agencies, FCB Inferno, has launched the latest evolution of its "This Girl Can" campaign with Sport England, entitled "Fit Got Real"...

Issued by FCB Africa 1 day ago

Bogosi Motshegwa, founder of Thinkerneur and co-owner of African Strategy Kollective. ©  from AmaCreativesAfrica.
'Why quitting my job was the best thing that happened to me'

Founder of Thinkerneur, Bogosi Motshegwa has worked for some of the biggest agencies and agency networks in South Africa and is now pursuing his career as an entrepreneur. Here he elaborates on entrepreneurship and the importance of it, especially in SA.

By Juanita Pienaar 1 day ago

AdColony proves the power of mobile at Smarties
AdColony proves the power of mobile at Smarties

AdColony South Africa has been named Publisher of Year at the 2018 MMA South Africa Smarties Awards which honours innovation and creativity, and measures the impact and success that mobile has on business...

Issued by AdColony 1 day ago

All the goodness of Sunday with a cherry, chocolate sprinkles, jellytots (and more) on top
All the goodness of Sunday with a cherry, chocolate sprinkles, jellytots (and more) on top

The Sunday paper has a longstanding tradition of being an important part of a complete weekend. The tradition continues as new generations inherit the habit from their elders, but with the choice of being able to digest their particular news flavour in print or on digital platforms...

Issued by Ads24 1 day ago

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Epica Awards Creative Circle debates: "Will responsibility kill creativity?"

Clients, agencies and journalists will be asking, "Will responsibility kill creativity?" at the Epica Awards Creative Circle that will be taking place in Amsterdam on 15 November at the KIT Royal Tropical Institute...

1 day ago

Pepe Marais, of Joe Public United. Picture: Michel Bega.
The amazing story behind Joe Public, Africa's number one ad agency

When Pepe Marais was saved by a surfer two decades ago, no one could have guessed they'd start a business together...

By Brendan Seery 9 Nov 2018

Daniel Ting Chong.
#DesignIndaba2019: Why Daniel Ting Chong's computer is the real hero of the 2019 campaign

Here's how the Design Indaba 2019 campaign breaks new ground as it was born out of creative curiosity and collaboration between man and machine...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Nov 2018

#NewBiz: BDO appoints The Looking Glass, Alphabet Soup
#NewBiz: BDO appoints The Looking Glass, Alphabet Soup

BDO South Africa has appointed The Looking Glass and Alphabet Soup to launch their first local advertising campaign in line with BDO's merger with Grant Thornton Johannesburg...

8 Nov 2018

Jerry Mpufane, chairman of the M&C Saatchi Abel JHB Group and jury president of the 2019 Bookmark Awards.
2019 Bookmark judges are announced

The IAB SA has announced a panel of industry leaders who will judge the Bookmark Awards in 2019...

8 Nov 2018

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#OrchidsandOnions: Mahindra's tongue-in-cheek challenge to the bakkie big boys, and Mediclinic's marketing is sick

When it comes to macho, there are few products more oozing in testosterone in this country than bakkies. Rough, tough and hard to bluff, as our Army sergeant used to swear he would make us (...before dissolving into laughter)...

By Brendan Seery 7 Nov 2018

Advertising Regulatory Board is open for complaints!
Advertising Regulatory Board is open for complaints!

The Advertising Regulatory Board (ARB) has officially launched and takes over the work of administering the Code of Advertising practice on behalf of the advertising and marketing industry, regulating the content of advertising...

6 Nov 2018

Seven South African entries on shortlist for the 2018 Epica Awards
Seven South African entries on shortlist for the 2018 Epica Awards

Epica has announced its preselected entries for the 2018 competition with seven South African entries making the cut...

6 Nov 2018

Red & Yellow Creative School of Business cements its reputation as a creative leader
Red & Yellow Creative School of Business cements its reputation as a creative leader

The Red & Yellow Creative School of Business consolidated its reputation as a creative leader at the Pendoring Awards, with three silver wins...

Issued by Red & Yellow 6 Nov 2018

Viviers, Van Zyl, Salama and Tshukutswane at the BrandZ Cape Town panel discussion.
SA's first-ever BrandZ winners on the customer experience conversation

Panel discussions are notoriously difficult to report back on, but I couldn't resist sharing insights from a selection of the country's most valuable brands on factors that enhance the value they provide customers as per last week's Kantar Millward Brown SA BrandZ launch...

By Leigh Andrews 6 Nov 2018

Amasa appoints Memoria Masilela as vice chairperson
Amasa appoints Memoria Masilela as vice chairperson

On the back of announcing its 2018/19 committee, Amasa has confirmed the appointment of committee member Memoria Masilela as vice chairperson, serving alongside Wayne Bishop as chairperson...

Issued by Amasa 6 Nov 2018

Distance, only sexier
Distance, only sexier

One of Vicinity Media's key differentiators is the ability to publish and integrate the Distance to Offer/Store within the client's creative...

Issued by Vicinity Media 5 Nov 2018

Reading delivers the proven best advertising ROI
Reading delivers the proven best advertising ROI

Reading, i.e. Digital and Print combined, consistently deliver the greatest ROI for every R1 spent than any other medium...

By Peter Langschmidt 5 Nov 2018

Team VML South Africa, presenting at the Red & Yellow School's #DigitalAgencyShowcase. Image via VML SA .
#FairnessFirst: Meet the future of advertising

The session by VML was my favourite of the first-ever Digital Agency Showcase, because not only was the panel the most representative of the day, but agency leader Jared Cinman also led the way in letting the 'future of the industry' talk for itself...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Nov 2018

2018 LIA Awards: South Africa wins 16 statues!
2018 LIA Awards: South Africa wins 16 statues!

Ogilvy South Africa was named Regional Network of the Year for the Middle East & Africa and Ogilvy Cape Town was named Regional Agency of the Year for the Middle East & Africa at the 2018 LIA Awards...

5 Nov 2018

From the 'Touch of Care' campaign for Vicks (India) Publicis Singapore. Image supplied.
Warc Prize for Asian Strategy 2018 - Winners announced

Warc has announced the winners of its Warc Prize for Asian Strategy 2018, a search for the best strategic ideas that have driven business results in Asia...

2 Nov 2018

Gorilla wins MMA Smarties Agency of the Year 2018
Gorilla wins MMA Smarties Agency of the Year 2018

On a night showcasing the best in mobile marketing from across South Africa, Gorilla was named Agency of the Year at the 2018 MMA Smarties Awards...

Issued by Gorilla 2 Nov 2018

Jason Harrison of M&C Saatchi Abel presenting at the Red & Yellow School's #DigitalAgencyShowcase. Image via Mike Abel .
#DigitalAgencyShowcase: Finding your toothpick and top hat in a world of sameness

M&C Saatchi Abel was one of the IAB Bookmark Awards' top six-ranked digital agencies presenting at the Digital Agency Showcase at Red & Yellow School. Founding partner Jason Harrison explained why Miley Cyrus is more influential than Stephen Hawking...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Nov 2018

Advertising Code of Practice Social Media Guidelines open for feedback
Advertising Code of Practice Social Media Guidelines open for feedback

The IAB SA invites the industry to submit their feedback on the Advertising Code of Practice Social Media Guidelines....

2 Nov 2018

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