BBC Studios appoints Pierre Cloete as commercial director for branded services, Sub-Saharan Africa...
MAIDENHEAD, UK: Embarcadero Technologies, a leading provider of software solutions for application and database development, is actively engaging with the academic community across South Africa to support secondary and university-level ICT education in the country.
12 Feb 2013
English Premier League side Newcastle United on Tuesday unveiled a sponsorship deal with loans company wonga.com, sparking criticism and concern because of the firm's reputation for charging sky-high interest rates.
22 Oct 2012
LONDON, UK: Draftfcb will again sponsor the Roger Hatchuel Academy for the third straight year in partnership with the 59th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 17 to 23 June.
9 May 2012
DUBAI: A new cable car system being built across the River Thames in London will be sponsored by Emirates Airline in its biggest UK sponsorship deal since Arsenal.
11 Oct 2011
LONDON, UK: Apart from a Yellow Pencil for the Die Antwoord music video in the Music Video category, South Africa didn't convert any of the remaining three Pencil nominations at the D&AD Awards last night, Thursday, 16 June 2011, in London. In other news, D&AD and The One Club have joined forces to provide a creative ranking system, the Pencil Rankings. [video]
17 Jun 2011
LONDON, UK: Idea Bounty, the South-African-based online crowd sourcing community, has loaded a cracker of a brief with a sizeable reward in the form of a brief for international telecommunications giant Vodafone Global - and the winning idea will be worth US$10 000 - that's about R70 000.
8 Mar 2011
HAMBURG, GERMANY: The organisers of Eurobest 2010, one of Europe's largest creative advertising and communications festivals and premier awards honouring and celebrating European creative excellence, has announced the launch of The Eurobest Academy, in partnership with Draftfcb.
30 Nov 2010
GAYDON, UK: Land Rover announced yesterday, 24 November 2010, its sponsorship of Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand and Rugby World Cup 2015 in England. As part of the deal for both tournaments the company will supply vehicles to support the organisers, teams and officials. It is the first time that the leading car manufacturer has been involved with rugby's showcase tournament.
25 Nov 2010
LONDON, UK: HSBC has renewed their sponsorship to be Principal Partner to the British & Irish Lions. The team will also play first-ever game in Hong Kong, facing the Barbarians in tour opener. Andy Irvine is the tour manager to Australia in 2013, with Gerald Davies becoming chairman of British Lions Limited.
19 Oct 2010
LONDON, UK: Quark announced yesterday, 26 August 2010, that the company is sponsoring the Digital Magazine Awards 2010, a global awards initiative to showcase the best digital magazines and recognise the most influential people in digital publishing today. Quark will be the awards Platinum Sponsor.
27 Aug 2010
HANGZHOU, CHINA: The 2nd Asia-Pacific Digital Magazine Conference, hosted by FIPP and CPA (China Periodicals Association) will take place on 14-15 October 2010 at the InterContinental Conference Centre, Hangzhou, China and the early bird registration discount has been extended to 1 September 2010.
10 Aug 2010
LONDON, UK/JOHANNESBURG, SA: The official World Cup sponsors have recovered from competitor ambushes, such as Nike's popular football viral, during the first two weeks of the tournament, according to a new report.
Mark St Andrew, creamglobal.com 6 Jul 2010