LIFESTYLE

Grahamstown National Arts Festival launches Creativate Digital
Grahamstown National Arts Festival launches Creativate Digital

The National Arts Festival will be launching a new programme for the inaugural Creativate Digital Arts Festival, taking place between 28 June to 1 July 2018 in Grahamstown.

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Swati Bhattacharya, Nicolas Courant, Sebastian Padilla and Fabian Frese. Images supplied.
Jury presidents for Loeries 2018 announced

Loeries Creative Week is taking place in Durban in August and the jury presidents will guide over 160 judges in the process of selecting the best of brand communication from across Africa and the Middle East.

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Fernando Machado, head of brand marketing of Burger King. © .
#OneShow2018: SA EXCLUSIVE with Burger King!

I had the privilege of chatting to Fernando Machado, head of brand marketing of Burger King. Winner of the coveted Penta Pencil and Client of the Year at the recent One Show awards in New York as well as an additional 13 Golds, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze, 6 Merit awards.

By Ann Nurock 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#AfricaMonth: Media companies need to invest in African content
#AfricaMonth: Media companies need to invest in African content

Fox Networks recently appointed Evert van der Veer as general manager and vice president of Fox Networks Group Africa, to drive local content production in Africa, as well as accelerate the expansion of Fox Sports on the continent. Van der Veer joins FNG from iFlix where he was responsible for content operations. Prior to that, he was with Viacom, including as VP for Comedy Central and part of the strategy to launch BET in 2015.

By Louise Marsland 16 May 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Brett St Clair
#AfricaMonth: The time to become a disruptor is now

Are African businesses ready to become disruptors? Disruption is a trendy term - but disruption has been around since the big bang, and we've seen it operating through time at different scales.

By Brett St Clair 15 May 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

#AfricaMonth: Africa's youth are living in a time of renaissance
#AfricaMonth: Africa's youth are living in a time of renaissance

Being a female, African executive in Africa at this point in time is one of the most rewarding privileges I thank God for. Africa, by nature of its history, has come a long way and has been shaped by various events and nuances over time.

By Natasha Omokhodion-Banda 15 May 2018

LIFESTYLE

Seven countries to visit during #AfricaMonth
Seven countries to visit during #AfricaMonth

A photographer's paradise and an adventurer's utopia, there's no place in the world like Africa. In the spirit of celebrating the African continent and its people during #AfricaMonth, perhaps it's time to see what awaits you in your own backyard.

By Chelsey Hale 15 May 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Winners of the Festival of Media Global Awards 2018 announced
Winners of the Festival of Media Global Awards 2018 announced

The Festival of Media has announced the winners of the Festival of Media Global Awards 2018.

15 May 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Brian Tjugum, managing director, Weber Shandwick EMEA Social Impact practice.
#AfricaMonth: Purpose-driven communications in Africa

The future direction of purpose-driven communications in Africa and how purpose-driven communications can drive sustainable growth and sustainable development, was under the microscope at the recent Holmes Report In2 Innovation Summit in Johannesburg, in a panel discussion with Brian Tjugum, the UK-based managing director for Weber Shandwick's EMEA Social impact practice.

By Louise Marsland 14 May 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Rohan Reddy appointed as Head of Creative at FCB Connect
Rohan Reddy appointed as Head of Creative at FCB Connect

Rohan Reddy has been appointed as Head of Creative at FCB Connect with responsibility for curating the creative product of the group's affiliate agencies on the continent, particularly for clients and brands with a global footprint or a presence in markets across Africa.

Issued by FCB Africa 14 May 2018

TOURISM

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Sustainable conferences and events: An event greening guide

Green event and conference planning have become an established trend within the global tourism and MICE industries. Conferences and events have a significant impact on the communities and the environment where they are hosted - some good, some bad. While they may boost the local economy, they can also overwhelm local infrastructure, leave behind waste, environmental degradation, air pollution, habitat destruction, generate a huge amount of greenhouse gas emissions - leaving behind a big carbon footprint - to name a few. So, what is the right way to address sustainability?

14 May 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

SABRE Awards, Africa.
All the African SABRE PR winners

GABRONE, Botswana - The African Public Relations Association (APRA) honoured the top public relations campaigns at the SABRE Awards, as part of APRA's annual conference held in Botswana, last week.

14 May 2018

PROPERTY

#AfricaMonth: Growthpoint Investec African Properties launched
#AfricaMonth: Growthpoint Investec African Properties launched

First announced in 2015, Growthpoint Investec African Properties (GIAP) is finally off the mark, commencing operations in the pan-African real estate market.

By Sindy Peters 14 May 2018