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Winners announced for Wan-Ifra's African Digital Media Awards

This year the majority of the Africa digital media winners at Wan-Ifra's Digital Media Awards were from South Africa and Kenya

20 hours ago

Piyush and Prasoon Pandey honoured with the Lion of St Mark

Cannes Lions honours brothers Piyush and Prasoon Pandey with the Lion of St Mark, the award for outstanding contribution to the creative industry

22 hours ago

AME Awards announce grand jury and extend deadline

New York Festivals' AME Awards for the World's Best Advertising and Marketing Effectiveness has announced the 2018 grand jury

1 day ago

Chairman to leave Cannes Lions

Terry Savage, chairman of Cannes Lions, will leave the Festival following the 2018 event

2 days ago

Huawei and Kfm 94.5 tour the Mother City to celebrate the return of the Cape's ultimate music festival

Mark your calendars for 3 March 2018 - when Hauwei and Kfm 94.5 set the stage at Huawei KDay - Cape Town's premier music, technology and lifestyle event.

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 7 Dec 2017

Six SA judges selected for NYF's grand jury

New York Festivals International Advertising Awards has announced the 2018 grand jury

7 Dec 2017

Finally, marketing has its crystal ball

This is what we know. We are living in a hyper-connected, digital world where machines are talking to other machines. But, it is, after all, still a human planet

By Natasha Heiberg, Issued by Madex 7 Dec 2017

Durban in for an exciting Summer Beach Festival this December

What do you get when you combine performances by some of SA's hottest musicians and loads of family fun on a popular Durban beach? It is the Coca-Cola Taste Summer Beach Festival in association with East Coast Radio

Issued by East Coast Radio 7 Dec 2017

Seven SA judges selected for 2018 One Show!

The One Club for Creativity has announced the global creative leaders selected to serve as judges for The One Show 2018 of which seven is from South Africa

7 Dec 2017

How to tell an African story

Music and storytelling have always been intrinsically linked. On Saturday, 2 December, South Africa witnessed this truth in its finest form with Casper Nyovest managing an incredible feat, and making history, by attracting an incredible 68,000 South African youth to Soccer City

By Bongani Chinkanda, Issued by HDI Youth Marketeers 6 Dec 2017

Do award shows really matter?

On the back of the Publicis Groupe's announcement at Cannes this year that it will be transferring its award show spend to its investment in AI, agencies are increasingly questioning whether participating in award shows really matters.

By Jessica Tennant 6 Dec 2017

#BCXDisrupt2017: "Social instability will get us long before AI does."

If I had a dollar for every time I've heard someone use the words innovation or disruption in a boardroom or conference venue in the last ten years, I'd have 0.892 bitcoin. Sadly, there is an inverse correlation between the number of people who talk about innovation and disruption, and the number of people who actually innovate and disrupt

By Mike Stopforth 5 Dec 2017

#Newsmaker: Net#work's Brad Reilly on the multiple award-winning Vagina Varsity campaign

Net#work BBDO's Vagina Varsity campaign for Libresse recently received its 14th award at the Epica Awards in the 'Health, Beauty and Fashion Digital Campaigns' category, and was the only South African campaign to be awarded at the prize giving ceremony in Berlin on 16 November

By Jessica Tennant 4 Dec 2017

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International

Quality content is key to advertising success irrespective of reading platform

While conducting on-going, large sample studies over the past two years, London based research company Lumen has proved that the actual viewing of, as opposed to potential exposure to adverts (no matter the reading platform of digital or print) leads to almost 9 times more sales.

1 day ago

6 tips for effectively managing M&A communications

Recently, the National Bank of Abu Dhabi merged with the First Gulf Bank to create First Abu Dhabi Bank, the largest financial institution in the UAE with assets totalling $186bn. This not only represents a significant achievement for all parties involved, but it could also herald further merger and acquisition activity across the UAE - bringing both significant opportunities as well as challenges to the businesses involved.

By Shane Dolan 7 Dec 2017

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