Industry Updates: 2015 News

Advertisers can take inspiration from worldwide Christmas campaigns | 28 Dec 2015

With Christmas just a few days away and the IAB Digital Summit and Bookmark Awards following in March, it’s a good time to give a nod some of the global IAB award winners who created brilliant Christmas campaigns for their clients. more

Long-listing service available for marketers across the industry | 28 Dec 2015

The Independent Agency Search and Selection (IAS) Company announces its launch of an innovative service to marketers and procurement officials which consists of a qualified list of agencies who could meet a brief. more

CEIR Announces 2016 Board of Directors | 22 Dec 2015

The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announced the selection of Aaron Bludworth, CEO of Fern, as the incoming Chairman of the Board along with the new slate of officers and board members during its meeting held December 1 in Baltimore, Md. more

HospiceWits Tree of Light delights 1,200 people of all ages | 22 Dec 2015

The HospiceWits Tree of Light Ceremony was a great success, with approximately 1,200 people attending to celebrate love and life at the Tree of Light Lawn at the Johannesburg Zoo, on Sunday, 13 December. more

Urban Legends for the Digital Age | 22 Dec 2015

Squidward’s Suicide is a creepypasta: a scary story that floats around the web; getting pasted from forum to forum. Many creepypasta contributors submit their work with the suggestion that their tale is 100% true and position the story as a narration of their own experience or a retelling of a friend of a friend’s. more

Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism | 22 Dec 2015

In an ongoing effort to streamline the entry and judging process, slight format changes have been introduced. From this year, there will be one section with five categories open for entry: Business and Companies; Economy; Financial Markets; Consumer Financial Education and the African Growth Story. more

BYoX includes bringing your happiness to work | 22 Dec 2015

It’s widely accepted now that employees rather than the business dictate IT policy. Those of your people who don’t like the technology on which your organisation runs simply won’t use it – or won’t use it to good effect. This has a direct negative impact on productivity. more

Key highlights from the Global African Investment Summit | 21 Dec 2015

The Global African Investment Summit took place on the 1st and 2nd of December at Central Hall in Westminster, London, where over 1000 qualified global investors came together to learn about the investment opportunities available on our thriving continent. more

Dialling into the power of Catch. Click. Convert. | 17 Dec 2015

Dialling into the power of the majority, local mobile marketing agency, MobiMedia (a division of the Ole! Media Group), has created a South African first, with the launch of ‘three-C’, its new USSD ad serving platform. more

Award-winning packaging innovation for Smirnoff Double Black | 17 Dec 2015

Smirnoff Double Black recently received a Gold Medal in the Institute of Packaging’s Gold Pack Awards. The striking glass bottle boasts organic, unique ink mediums and effects that captures Smirnoff’s boldest cut yet – Smirnoff Double Black Vodka, triple distilled and double freeze filtered. more