Industry Updates

Boosting small business confidence – a necessity | 01 Feb 2017

54% of South African business owners feel confident about their business prospects, Sage research reveals. more

So, What Is Modernisation Really? | 01 Feb 2017

In a previous article, we stated that a failure to embrace digital transformation can cause companies financial harm within a year. But replacing core systems with new digital platforms can be an enormous project taking up to 10 years. more

One Source Goes Full Circle | 01 Feb 2017

The winners for October/November/December Creative Circle Awards have been announced and NATIVE VML has been awarded two second places in the Digital Interactive and Television, Video and Cinema categories for Absolut One Source. more

Entries For Loeries® 2017 Awards Now Open | 01 Feb 2017

Entries for Loeries® Africa Middle East are now open! 
As the leading creative awards for the brand communications industry across our region – the Loeries® reward the most innovative work in all media. more

Higher certificate courses viable alternative to university education | 01 Feb 2017

The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) higher certificate programme available at Vega School has valuable advantages to those unable to immediately embark on a fulltime university education. more

Small fish thrive in big ponds | 01 Feb 2017

Globalisation has seen trends, brands and styles adopted across culture and country, similarity breeding imitation and integration becoming the new name of the game. And yet every country has its quirks, its own lingo and languages which must be spoken in the right way to attract the right people. more

JCDecaux and Vodacom rebrand the Soweto Towers | 01 Feb 2017

JCDecaux SA, the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide, and Vodacom, part of Vodafone Group and a leading African mobile communication company providing a wide range of communication services, more

How to Submit an Award-Winning PRISM Entry | 01 Feb 2017

Known as the “Oscars” of the Public Relations industry, entries for the Awards are open to any visionary team or individual in the Public Relations and Communication field across the African continent. more

D&AD Launch 2017 Professional Awards Campaign | 01 Feb 2017

The D&AD Professional Awards 2017 are open for entries. Winning a Pencil is often the highlight of a creative career, so D&AD wanted to take a look at the people behind the campaigns and find out what it really means to those who win. more

A Retrospective View of Brand Trends for 2017 | 01 Feb 2017

If the title for this 2017 brand trends forecast seems a bit contradictory, think about the two biggest questions being raised as we enter the New Year: “How did we get here and how did researchers get it so very wrong?” more