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Understanding growth power in sub-Saharan Africa and defining Africa's middle class
Understanding growth power in sub-Saharan Africa and defining Africa's middle class

UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing and Ipsos have partnered to uncover a mass of data about a market comprising roughly a 100m people in sub-Saharan Africa - the urban middle class

By Juanita Pienaar 10 hours ago

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LIA announces Production & Post-Production and Music Video jury

Michael Ritchie, MD and executive producer at Revolver/Will O'Rourke will head up the LIA Production & Post-Production and Music Video jury

1 day ago

Apex Awards jury announced
Apex Awards jury announced

The annual Apex Awards, hosted by the Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA), has announced its jury for the 2017 awards

19 May 2017

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Entries open for top journalism awards

All entries are open for the annual Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards and will close on Monday, 19 June 2017

19 May 2017

Navigating your own red carpet experience via virtual reality
Navigating your own red carpet experience via virtual reality

Discovery Networks recently hosted their annual Upfront, and in addition to showcasing highlights from their satellite TV channel platform, guests were treated to a unique virtual reality red carpet experience

Issued by Moving Tactics 19 May 2017

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Forum of Community Journalists announces Excellence Awards

The names of the Top 10 entries in all categories for the FCJ Excellence Awards 2016 that will be held on Friday, 23 June 2017, have been announced

19 May 2017

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Context - the key to unlocking emerging market potential

South Africa tends to fall into the same style of activations - especially when looking at emerging markets

By Cas Dreijer 18 May 2017

#CMO2020: The role of marketers in a data-driven world
#CMO2020: The role of marketers in a data-driven world

Speakers at the CMO2020 event debated the role and relevance of marketers in a data-driven, technological world, leading up to 2020

By Juanita Pienaar 18 May 2017

Vivendi sponsors Lions Entertainment, as programme is announced
Vivendi sponsors Lions Entertainment, as programme is announced

Vivendi has been announced as Lions Entertainment main sponsor, while the full Lions Entertainment programme is also announced

18 May 2017

#Indaba2017: Indaba rebranded to Africa's Travel Indaba
#Indaba2017: Indaba rebranded to Africa's Travel Indaba

The annual Travel Indaba has rebranded to Africa's Travel Indaba, reflecting its evolution from a locally-orientated event to one that is representative of the African continent

By Danette Breitenbach 18 May 2017

New online calculator tracks economic impact of events, festivals
New online calculator tracks economic impact of events, festivals

Festival and event organisers will be able to track the economic impact of their events

17 May 2017

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See It Be It has 15 female future creatives in 2017

The Cannes Lions' ‘See It Be It programme' has named 15 female future creative leaders who will attend as special guests of the festival

17 May 2017

World News Media Congress to host first Women in News Summit
World News Media Congress to host first Women in News Summit

The inaugural ‘Women In News (Win) Summit' will be held in Durban from 7-9 June 2017, and will host more than 200 leading editors and journalists from around the world

17 May 2017

Relevant retail research analysis at annual SACSC conference
Relevant retail research analysis at annual SACSC conference

Stakeholders forming part of the broader shopping centre and retail industries are gathering at The Maslow Hotel in Sandton today for the SACSC Research Conference

By Lauren Hartzenberg 17 May 2017

Good Food & Wine Show 2017 headline chefs: Marco Pierre White, Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen and Joao Da Fonseca aka J'Something.
Ready, set, go with the 2017 Good Food & Wine Show!

Calling all foodies! Fiera Milano Exhibitions Africa held the media launch for the Good Food & Wine Show (GFWS) 2017 at the Pavillion of the Table Bay Hotel last week, and it was a treat for the senses.

By Leigh Andrews 16 May 2017

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#Prisms2017 winners: Positive Dialogue Communications

The 2017 Prism Awards took place at a ceremony at The Park House of Events on 6 May 2017 and I chatted to some of the gold winners

By Juanita Pienaar 16 May 2017

Writers on shortlist for the Alan Paton award
Sunday Times Literary Awards announces shortlist

The 2017 Sunday Times Literary Awards has announced shortlisted books for the Barry Ronge Prize (fiction) and the Alan Paton Award (non-fiction) and the winners will be announced on Wednesday, 24 June

16 May 2017

How free Wi-Fi is changing the trade show industry
How free Wi-Fi is changing the trade show industry

Technology changes the way the world works, that's a fact. It revolutionised communication with the radio, made entertainment widespread with the television, and gave everyone access to information

By Sam Smith 16 May 2017

Open Day is 20 May
Open Day is 20 May

Get first-hand experience of the life of an Open Window student

Issued by Open Window Institute 15 May 2017

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#Prisms2017 winners: ByDesign Communications and Net#work BBDO

The 2017 Prism Awards took place at a ceremony last weekend and I chatted to some of the gold winners

By Juanita Pienaar 12 May 2017

Five African countries. One night. OLC shuts it down with Ballantine's Beat of Africa
Five African countries. One night. OLC shuts it down with Ballantine's Beat of Africa

This weekend Offlimit Communications transformed Turbine Hall in Johannesburg into a sanctuary of sound for the Ballantine's Beat of Africa

Issued by Offlimit Communications 12 May 2017

Sunday Times Generation Next youth survey reveals the 'coolest' brands, celebs
Sunday Times Generation Next youth survey reveals the 'coolest' brands, celebs

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

12 May 2017

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Blowing out the walls

Facebook's ambitions have set the company on a course to radically shift its standing from social media giant to futuristic innovation hub

By Gil Sperling 11 May 2017

Atmosphere crowned as the most awarded agency
#Prisms2017 winners: Atmosphere and the King James Group

The 2017 Prism Awards took place at a ceremony this past weekend and I chatted to some of the gold winners

By Juanita Pienaar 11 May 2017

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Are tradeshows worth the investment?

In theory, tradeshows are a great way to spread the word about your brand, meet new contacts within your industry, and potentially land a few major clients or customers. But digital marketing and advertising have disrupted such traditional marketing methods

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 11 May 2017

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Durban FilmMart to present programme on women's challenges in filmmaking

The Durban FilmMart (DFM) will present a programme that addresses the inequalities, challenges and successes that women face within the film industry

11 May 2017

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Opportunity to win all expenses paid trip to Cannes

The Michael Konig Young Journalist Bursary competition will enable a young journalist to attend the Cannes Lions, as a special guest, with travel and accommodation covered

11 May 2017

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This Sunday: SA's number one township brand reveal

Thirty-six Kasi Star Brands and 59 potential Kasi Star Brands have emerged from Ask Africa's annual study and the winners will be announced on Tuesday, 16 May 2017

11 May 2017

Charlie Chappell of Hershey’s is one of the judges
Warc Media Awards 2017 entries open

Entries for the Warc Media Awards 2017 are now open with a $40,000 prize fund for the top winners

10 May 2017

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