First up at today's DStv Seminar of Creativity was Facebook's head Creative Shop: MEA, Weera Saad, who spoke about how things have changed over time and how we need to change to ride this new wave that's arrived. “It's a brave new world, the big wave is here and it's perfect, and it's staring you in the face.” We need to surf it, she said
Jessica Tennant 2 days ago
An interview with Fort CEO Shukri Toefy on his Loeries masterclass, where he shared insights into the changing value chain of the new creative economy
Jessica Tennant 3 days ago
The Pan African Media Research Organisation (Pamro) has confirmed the speakers for the 18th All Africa Media Research Conference
Something Facebook Africa's regional director, Nunu Ntshingila finds interesting having spent much time in advertising is that despite there being no shortage of women in the industry, there don't seem to be nearly enough in leadership roles
Jessica Tennant 10 Aug 2017
A social media crisis is the worst nightmare for many companies, but often happens with the click of a button. Don't panic, though - rather take a deep breath and read up on Mike Stopforth's tips to take the 'cry' out of crisis
Leigh Andrews 3 Aug 2017
Mike Stopforth of Cerebra continued his social media workshop held as part of Red & Yellow School's #ExecEd series by explaining trust as a commercial factor for your business.
Leigh Andrews 2 Aug 2017
Mike Stopforth of Cerebra, often dubbed 'the godfather of social media in SA,' began the Red & Yellow School's Executive Education workshop on social media by explaining what's happened in the realm in the last ten years to help us understand what might happen in the next ten
Leigh Andrews 2 Aug 2017
The Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival will once again be a celebration of technology, creativity, collaboration, and innovation from across the African continent
What's your next? As an entrepreneurial, ambitious woman, the best place to answer that question is at the must-attend event this Women's Month: the 2017 Standard Bank Top Women Conference
Topco Media 25 Jul 2017
The recent launch event of Africacom kicked off the celebrations for the 20th anniversary of what is described as Africa's largest, influential, technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) conference and exhibition
The sixth Customer Experience (CX) Management Summit in Africa, taking place mid-August, will explore current and future state of CX to strengthen the industry within the African continent
BBM Messenger partners with Ariiyatickets to offer event tickets service to users in Nigeria
The All Africa Music Awards has received 4,816 entries for 2017 submission with Eastern Africa having the highest entries as screening and adjudication processes follows
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 16 hours 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.