Industry Updates: News

Everywhere you go, always take your number with you | 30 Jan 2015

In the past, when companies relocated their operations to different premises, or if they wanted to switch to alternative telecoms – such as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) – they were unable to keep the same numbers. more

It’s Time for Africa at the PRISM Awards! | 30 Jan 2015

The PRISM Awards is expanding its footprint in line with its vision of becoming an African celebration of excellence in public relations and communication. As a result, the PRISMs has introduced two new categories with an African focus: ‘Best African Network’ and the ‘Pan African Campaign of the Year’. more

Five paradoxes that luxury brands should not forget | 30 Jan 2015

We live in a world of unpredictability, one in a constant state of flux, and which has conditioned its inhabitants to expect change even in brands that they have always loved. more

IAEE Announces Call for Nominations for Individual Awards | 29 Jan 2015

The International Association of Exhibitions and Events™ (IAEE) has opened the Call for Nominations for its annual awards program to recognize exceptional professionals in the exhibitions and events industry. more

Facebook Awards Submissions now Open for 2015 | 29 Jan 2015

Submissions are now open for the 2015 Facebook Awards, and this year’s competition has some exciting updates for advertisers. more

DHL’s unusual deliveries in 2014 | 29 Jan 2015

From an East Africa based client’s weekly request for the delivery of a curry from his favorite local restaurant in Europe to a delivery that enabled a gold medal for a South African athlete. more

British and Indian Masterchefs join superstar line-up at Dubai Food Carnival 2015 | 29 Jan 2015

Dubai Food Carnival presented by Etisalat, one of the headline events of this year’s month-long Dubai Food Festival, has added two more international celebrity chefs – both with popular signature restaurants in Dubai. more

[Campaign] Emirates spreads the love of cricket | 29 Jan 2015

With just two weeks to go until the start of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, Emirates airline, a global connector of people, places and passions, has unveiled the first of its aircraft that will feature the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Logo. more

[Campaign] Bobby’s Looking For Love In Coca-Cola’s Summer TVC | 29 Jan 2015

Bobby, the handsome and street smart Border Collie who starred in the popular ‘Share a Coke’ campaign, is looking for love in Coca-Cola’s new summer TVC currently flighting. more

Future consumers to demand more from shared data plans | 29 Jan 2015

In a report called Embracing Data Sharing, Ericsson ConsumerLab has taken a look at shared data plans and how the introduction of such plans has impacted consumer behavior, as well as triggers and barriers to their adoption. more