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#IABSummit19: Dudu Mkhwanazi to speak on the connected city
#IABSummit19: Dudu Mkhwanazi to speak on the connected city

Ahead of this year's IAB Summit, taking place 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, we interviewed speaker Dudu Mkhwanazi, CEO of Project Isizwe, to find out what to expect from her talk on 'the connected city' and what this year's theme of the 'new now' means to her...

By Jessica Tennant 5 hours ago

DJ and comedian, Khathu Litshani.
Q&A w/ Khathu Litshani: Being multiskilled is crucial in the entertainment industry

Having worked in the entertainment industry for over seven years Khathu Litshani has been called producer, brand influencer, MC, event organiser and businessman and is now working on Kooking with Khathu, in collaboration with Viva Nation TV...

By Juanita Pienaar 22 hours ago

The Blue Train's brand repositioning gets a nod at the 2019 Prism Awards
The Blue Train's brand repositioning gets a nod at the 2019 Prism Awards

The Blue Train's repositioning campaign, Surrender to The Luxury of Slow, walked away with a bronze in the Travel and Tourism Practice category at the Prism Awards...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 23 Apr 2019

Video production: A game changer in events
Video production: A game changer in events

There's no doubting it: video isn't going anywhere. As time becomes an ever-scarcer commodity and attention spans continue to decline, video allows for information to be communicated quickly...

Issued by Worx Group 23 Apr 2019

Customer satisfaction is not enough. Delight your customers!
Customer satisfaction is not enough. Delight your customers!

Customer satisfaction is simply no longer enough to ensure business success. Customers want to feel important, engaged and valued. They don't want to be satisfied - they want to be delighted!...

By Mornay Roberts-Lombard 23 Apr 2019

Are brands living up to client expectations?
Are brands living up to client expectations?

Right now it is vitally important for us to understand what the changes are in consumer's expectations, how we work around them or modify our offerings to suit their needs, while still continuing to grow in the market...

By Jedd Cokayne 23 Apr 2019

12 easy ways to reduce your carbon footprint
12 easy ways to reduce your carbon footprint

We've just celebrated Earth Day, an important global acknowledgement of the work that we need to be doing to protect our planet, and this year the work feels more important than ever...

By Tammy Fry 23 Apr 2019

SA's Stroop triumphs at International Wildlife Film Festival
SA's Stroop triumphs at International Wildlife Film Festival

South African film, Stroop - Journey Into the Rhino Horn War, has been awarded the sought-after 'Best of Festival' award as well as 'Best Independent or Feature Film' at the International Wildlife Film Festival (IWFF).

23 Apr 2019

The new digital divide is between people who opt out of algorithms and people who don't
The new digital divide is between people who opt out of algorithms and people who don't

Every aspect of life can be guided by artificial intelligence algorithms - from choosing what route to take for your morning commute, to deciding whom to take on a date...

By Anjana Susarla 23 Apr 2019

Up, close and very personalised
Up, close and very personalised

The shift to a more individualised society that values experiences more than goods has resulted in a strong drive towards personalisation...

By Refilwe Maluleke 23 Apr 2019

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Vote for your favourite African creative

Public voting is now open until April 28 for the 30 African creatives selected to compete at the Digital Lab Africa (DLA) Online Pitch Competition...

18 Apr 2019

Why the drama?
Why the drama?

In South Africa, radio remains a powerful way to communicate with people. The latest BRC Radio Audience Measurement (Ram) indicates that 89% of adult South Africans (just under 36 million people) consume radio on a weekly basis...

By Candy Dempers, Issued by MediaHeads 360 18 Apr 2019

Digital signage in retail - Content driven by strategy
Digital signage in retail - Content driven by strategy

The major challenges faced by retailers are screens not displaying focussed content based on a solid content strategy, and the content on display not being created to focus on that strategy...

Issued by One Digital Media 18 Apr 2019

DUO Marketing + Communications committed to developing PR and marketing industry talent
DUO Marketing + Communications committed to developing PR and marketing industry talent

Digital PR and marketing agency DUO Marketing + Communications (DUO) launched its very first graduate programme for PR and communications graduates earlier...

Issued by DUO Marketing + Communications 18 Apr 2019

Wunderman SSA appointed by global healthcare company, GSK
Wunderman SSA appointed by global healthcare company, GSK

Wunderman SSA is celebrating its appointment to manage key GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) brands, following a competitive five-way, multinational agency pitch earlier this year...

Issued by Wunderman 18 Apr 2019

How blackouts impact the shopper behaviour of everyday South Africans
How blackouts impact the shopper behaviour of everyday South Africans

Billions. By now we all know how much loadshedding cost the South African economy. But what was the cost to South African shoppers trying to get the most out of their rands?...

Issued by 34° 18 Apr 2019

Kaya FM awarded with 7 Liberty Radio Awards
Kaya FM awarded with 7 Liberty Radio Awards

Station MD, Greg Maloka, hails the awards as a tribute to Kaya FM's journey to shift the cultural needle and inspire change...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 18 Apr 2019

Algoa FM lightens the mood with good news this Easter
Algoa FM lightens the mood with good news this Easter

Algoa FM's news team will be looking for feel-good news ahead of the Easter Weekend...

Issued by Algoa FM 18 Apr 2019

Ubuntu Baba founder on navigating family life and a growing business
Ubuntu Baba founder on navigating family life and a growing business

A mother and entrepreneur, Shannon McLaughlin is the founder of South African babywear brand Ubuntu Baba. If the company name rings a bell, it's because it made headlines for its battle with Woolworths...

18 Apr 2019

MediaCom puts media first at Agency of the Future media event
MediaCom puts media first at Agency of the Future media event

Yet another extraordinary success this year, MediaCom's The Agency of the Future event focused on exploring exciting and innovative opportunities that agencies can look forward to utilising in 2019 and beyond...

Issued by MediaCom 18 Apr 2019

Havas PR scoops gold and bronze at PRISM 2019
Havas PR scoops gold and bronze at PRISM 2019

Havas PR walked away with a gold award and a bronze award at the 22nd PRISM Awards ceremony held at The Capital on the Park in Sandton, Johannesburg...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 18 Apr 2019

Key takeouts from Global Education Skills Forum (GESF) 2019
Key takeouts from Global Education Skills Forum (GESF) 2019

Dorcas Dube, from Symphonia and Media Booth shares key takeouts from the Global Education Skills Forum in Dubai, which took place from 22 - 24 March 2019...

By Dorcas Dube 18 Apr 2019

Boomtown launches the Maluti Mountain Cement brand in Lesotho
Boomtown launches the Maluti Mountain Cement brand in Lesotho

Following its appointment to Maluti Mountain Cement in 2018, Boomtown has successfully rolled out the launch campaign for the Lesotho-based challenger brand...

Issued by Boomtown 18 Apr 2019

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#IABSummit19: The new now

Ahead of this year's IAB Summit, taking place 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, we interviewed IAB SA CEO Paula Hulley to find out what to expect from this year's theme and insights...

By Jessica Tennant 18 Apr 2019

Event design: What you need to know
Event design: What you need to know

Think about the most impressive event you've ever attended. What made it so memorable?...

Issued by Worx Group 18 Apr 2019

Make your pronouns personal
Make your pronouns personal

How should pronouns be used in marketing communications and why is the (strategic) use of them so important when it comes to persuading consumers to feel and act in certain ways?...

By Leigh Crymble 18 Apr 2019

Lisbon International Advertising Festival announces executive jury
Lisbon International Advertising Festival announces executive jury

The Lisbon International Advertising Festival has announced the executive jury panel who will vote for the best works submitted at the festival...

18 Apr 2019

TBWA's Tessa Conrad on how SA rates in the global arena of innovation and disruption
TBWA's Tessa Conrad on how SA rates in the global arena of innovation and disruption

Canadian-born Tessa Conrad, global director of operations at TBWA\Worldwide's headquarters in New York, recently visited TBWA\South Africa's Johannesburg office where she did a series of presentations and assisted the local team in producing a module for DLearn...

By Jessica Tennant 18 Apr 2019

Five key learnings from SXSW 2019
Five key learnings from SXSW 2019

Founders of Brandtruth//DGTL Integrated Content Practice, Wayne Flemming and Zubeida Goolam discusses five key learnings from the SXSW talks they attended, from A$AP Rocky and Trevor Noah to Brené Brown and Gwyneth Paltrow...

By Wayne Flemming and Zubeida Goolam 18 Apr 2019

No booze in our hot cross buns, says Checkers
No booze in our hot cross buns, says Checkers

Checkers hot cross buns have garnered extra attention on social media following the release of a video in which a false-positive breathalyser reading was recorded...

18 Apr 2019

Epoq Legal launches free legal document drafting tool for NPOs
Epoq Legal launches free legal document drafting tool for NPOs

Epoq Legal SA has launched a real-time, online legal document drafting tool called JusDraft, designed for South African non-profit organisations...

18 Apr 2019

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Google launches news innovation challenge for African media

Google News Initiative (GNI) Innovation Challenge expands to Africa...

17 Apr 2019

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