UNCTAD adviser, Alibaba's Jack Ma, has launched an African Young Entrepreneurs Fund worth $10 million
“Great companies don't hire skilled people and motivate them, they hire already motivated people and inspire them.” This quote is taken from Simon Sinek's book Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action, and describes, in essence, the Native VML way of recruitment for our various learning programmes
Samantha Bezuidenhout 3 Jul 2017
Adidas Originals kicked off a three-month campaign earlier this month, that engages the youth to tell three key product stories for Campus in June, NMD in July and EQT in August
Jessica Tennant 30 Jun 2017
Damelin, a leader in private education in South Africa, walked away as one of the ‘Coolest Colleges' in the country at the Sunday Times Generation Next Awards held on Thursday, 11 May, at Sandton Convention Centre Pavilion
Damelin 1 Jun 2017
The Ask Afrika Kasi Star and Youth Brands Conference will share top trends and insights at the Zonki Shebeen venue in Muldersdrift on Thursday, 22 June
The results of the thirteenth Sunday Times Generation Next youth survey were announced at the Awards held at Sandton Convention Centre on Thursday, 11 May. Nike was once again awarded as the 'Overall Coolest Brand', after claiming top spot in three of the 75 categories surveyed
“Don't be evil” is a common phrase uttered by Google executives, but we can't help but think Facebook should perhaps adopt it too
Andy Walker 3 May 2017
HDI Youth Marketeers' Managing Director Catherine Bothma, and youth expert, Jason Levin take the time to respond to some of the most frequently asked questions about the ethics of youth marketing.
HDI Youth Marketeers sent three members of their creative team to the 2017 Design Indaba (dubbed "the Cirque du Soleil for the intellect") to soak up the creative greatness of the world's most inspired thinkers, creators and inventors
HDI Youth Marketeers 10 Mar 2017
The son of a Pentecostal pastor, Keith Cartwright grew up in church and according to him it was a very, very strict religion and it forced him to keep a schedule. Six days a week, 2 hours a day and 8 hours on a Sunday, he had to be in church. This schedule taught Cartwright a lot of discipline. It taught him to sit still and it taught him to pay attention. Besides all the religious and moral lessons that he learned, there were other disciplines that crafted his mind and gave him focus. In the second part of this coverage, he lists three; be stupid, fail harder and give it all away.
Juanita Pienaar 20 hours ago
Thursday, 17 August marked the second annual Loeries Masterclasses featuring industry leaders and experts speaking on a range of topics targeting various audiences within the creative industry.
Jessica Tennant 3 days ago
South African women in marketing can enter the international Women in Marketing Awards, which has identified a global need to celebrate women in marketing, advertising and communications. Deadline for award entry submissions is midnight Monday, 18 September 2017.
The success of South African agencies in Cannes recently is a reflection of the big talent in the country. Taking this talent and the size of the agencies into account and adding the knowledge and professionalism of South African agencies, it would be logical for the country to be a hub for the rest of the countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Danette Breitenbach 14 Aug 2017
How quickly and effectively marketers respond and adapt to ongoing consumer feedback is the new determinant of brand performance according to a new survey report, released by the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council.