Industry Updates: News

Time is running out for Pendoring entries | 03 Jul 2015

There are only 28 days left to enter the Pendoring Advertising Awards! If you dream of the R100 000 Prestige prize and how a Pendoring award can give your career a real boost, don’t delay and get your entry ready. more

Exciting times ahead for Digital Out of Home | 03 Jul 2015

The Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas attracted key global DOOH Media Owners as well as some of the world’s leading OOH Media agencies. Jacques du Preez, Managing Director of Provantage Media Group, attended the exciting expo. more

The case study song of the year for Creative Fuel | 03 Jul 2015

With the results for Cannes 2015 now in, advertising agencies across Australia have already begun the hard road to creating their entries for 2016. So Creative Fuel with the aid of Cummins & Partners Sydney and Melbourne have stepped up to help the cause and create something truly useful for our industry more

Orange launches its largest Developer Challenge | 03 Jul 2015

To coincide with the release of its SMS APIs in five new countries, Orange is launching today its largest international developer challenge to date - across 13 countries more

How to stand out in this world of content overload | 03 Jul 2015

New book lays out how to stand out in this world of content overload. Valuable Content Marketing: How to make quality content your key to success. more

African online social marketplace, MOBOfree, launches | 03 Jul 2015

African online social marketplace, MOBOfree, launches First-of-a-Kind ID Verification program in Nigeria and Uganda. MOBOfree’s ID verification program is the latest addition to a range of security measures aimed at protecting the African consumer. more

Africa Hotel Investment Forum Names APO as Official Newswire | 03 Jul 2015

Bench Events, organiser of several of the world's most respected events in hotel and restaurant investment, has named APO as Official Newswire of Africa Hotel Investment Forum, the premier hotel investment conference in Africa more

Hidden market forces cause new products to flop | 03 Jul 2015

Great products are floundering because suppliers don’t know enough about their markets. As many as 75% to 80% of new products and services flop, according to research firm GfK. A lot of these innovations fail because suppliers lack vital knowledge about their markets. more

[Campaign] Protecting South African rhinos one bottle of wine at a time | 02 Jul 2015

Mount Vernon’s Rhino Tears wines are now available for purchase through a newly launched e-commerce site. All proceeds from the sale of the wines are given to the Unite Against Poaching trust. more

Entrepreneur: spend your time and energy on the right things | 02 Jul 2015

When you start a business of your own, you'll find time is short, resources are scarce, and work is plentiful. Here are some ideas about where you should spend your time and energy when you have so many tasks and priorities to contend with. more