Diversity matters... and four other learnings from the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival
Diversity matters... and four other learnings from the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival

As the dust settles on the 65th Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, it's time to reflect on the key trends and learnings that emerged from adland's biggest annual gathering...

Issued by MediaCom 10 Jul 2018

First Choice winter custard campaign launches
First Choice winter custard campaign launches

Building on the corporate identity seen in the summer custard campaign, the First Choice custard winter campaign created by Boomtown sees the custard character ready for the colder temperatures...

Issued by Boomtown 10 Jul 2018

How an operations officer got invited to judge creativity at the Loeries
How an operations officer got invited to judge creativity at the Loeries

This year, Clyde Mallon, chief operating officer at McCann Johannesburg - a guy with vast experience in the technological and digital realm of advertising - has been invited to be a judge at the Loeries...

By Aisling Holmes, Issued by McCann Johannesburg 10 Jul 2018

Heart FM presenters to brave the cold for blanket collection drive
Heart FM presenters to brave the cold for blanket collection drive

As a means of bringing awareness to those less fortunate and in an effort to collect much needed blankets for warmth this winter, Heart FM's presenters have pledged to spend the evening of Tuesday, 10 July, braving the elements...

Issued by Heart FM 10 Jul 2018

Does your location-based mobile partner know the location of your ads?
Does your location-based mobile partner know the location of your ads?

The digital media industry's latest obsessions are brand safety and viewability - two closely linked topics born out of the controversial practice of programmatic advertising...

Issued by Vicinity Media 10 Jul 2018

Event budgeting: Making informed budget estimates
Event budgeting: Making informed budget estimates

When you're deep in the excitement of planning a new event, sometimes the last thing you want to have to think about is the B word... Budget...

Issued by Worx Group 10 Jul 2018

Register for Advanced Project Management at UKZN Extended Learning
Register for Advanced Project Management at UKZN Extended Learning

Gain sufficient contemporary project management skills in order to allow them to be efficient in managing resources and time when working on projects...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 9 Jul 2018

Aquafresh celebrates South African mums with 'Power to You, Mum'
Aquafresh celebrates South African mums with 'Power to You, Mum'

Aquafresh recently launched 'Power to You, Mum', a campaign that recognises and celebrates the South African mother, and all the ways in which she does-it-all...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 9 Jul 2018

FCB Africa appoints chief technology officer
FCB Africa appoints chief technology officer

In a move which underscores the importance of technology to successful companies worldwide, FCB Africa has named Andre Pillay, currently its chief information officer, as its first chief technology officer...

Issued by FCB Africa 9 Jul 2018

#Loeries2018 MasterClass: Put experience at the centre of your organisation
#Loeries2018 MasterClass: Put experience at the centre of your organisation

You have the opportunity to choose from eight (four in the morning and four in the afternoon) Loeries MasterClasses on Thursday, 16 August, and learn from leading brand communicators...

Issued by Loeries 9 Jul 2018

Win one of six Sony PlayStation 4 consoles and a FIFA 18 game as Ads24 kicks off #Ads24Diski18!
Win one of six Sony PlayStation 4 consoles and a FIFA 18 game as Ads24 kicks off #Ads24Diski18!

Last year Ads24 introduced players to #Ads24Diski, a game that invited agency contenders to flex their fingers in an online battle for the ultimate title...

Issued by Ads24 9 Jul 2018

Scan Display halves its exhibition stand costs at Madex 2018
Scan Display halves its exhibition stand costs at Madex 2018

Exhibition and event specialist Scan Display halved the cost of its exhibition stand at Madex 2018, compared to its stand at the same show in 2017. Both stands were the same size (6m x 6m) and had an equally impactful design...

Issued by Scan Display 9 Jul 2018

Just Design broadens its creative offering
Just Design broadens its creative offering

Just Design has broadened its creative offering with the launch of a branding division, headed up by brand specialist Scott Clephane...

Issued by Just Design 9 Jul 2018

The biggest event fails to avoid
The biggest event fails to avoid

Live events carry uncontrollable factors so there's always an element of potential unpredictability, so we've learnt to take these factors in our stride and think on our feet when those unavoidable mishaps do crop up. But, what about the avoidable ones?..

Issued by Worx Group 6 Jul 2018

Keeping children entertained during school holidays
Keeping children entertained during school holidays

The winter school holidays is a great opportunity for youth brands to come to the party and meet the youth in various spaces, by contributing to holiday entertainment...

By Nthabiseng Mosebi, Issued by HDI Youth Marketeers 6 Jul 2018

Primedia Outdoor continues to expand its digital footprint in sub-Saharan Africa
Primedia Outdoor continues to expand its digital footprint in sub-Saharan Africa

As part of growing its digital footprint in sub-Saharan Africa, Primedia Outdoor has recently gone a step further to install new 4m x 8m and 3m x 6m LED screens in eSwatini and Lesotho respectively...

Issued by Primedia Outdoor 5 Jul 2018

Meet Swati Bhattacharya - #Loeries2018 jury president and DStv Seminar of Creativity speaker
Meet Swati Bhattacharya - #Loeries2018 jury president and DStv Seminar of Creativity speaker

Don't miss Swati Bhattacharya, chief creative officer at FCB Ulka, India, at the DStv Seminar of Creativity on Friday, 17 August...

Issued by Loeries 5 Jul 2018

The Cape Town TV ad that has the soccer world rolling with laughter
The Cape Town TV ad that has the soccer world rolling with laughter

A television commercial developed in Cape Town has become one of the most globally shared pieces of video connected to football in the past three weeks...

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 5 Jul 2018

Ads24 wins Commercial Innovation and Best Business to Work For awards
Ads24 wins Commercial Innovation and Best Business to Work For awards

This is a bumper year for Ads24, which not only won the Commercial Innovation Award, but was also presented with the trophy for Best Business to Work For at the recent Media24 award gala...

Issued by Ads24 5 Jul 2018

The River is the local show you should be binge-watching
The River is the local show you should be binge-watching

If we had to pick a few shows to watch repeatedly, The River would be one of them. The plots, twists and turns are enough to make anyone fall in love with the drama series...

Issued by Showmax 4 Jul 2018

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