Promise 1st in SA for dedication to BEE (Scopen Agency Scope 2017/18)

Promise has been voted by clients as the leading agency in South Africa for commitment to Black Economic Empowerment and Transformation. The extensive findings of the latest Scopen Agency Scope review have revealed numerous first positions for the agency as measured by the country’s leading marketers. In total more than 219 CMO’s were interviewed in…

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2017 Assegai Award winners

The Southern African Direct Marketing Association Assegai Awards remains one of the highlights of the industry’s calendar. Presented at The Empire in Parktown on 9 November, the Assegai Awards celebrates the outstanding integrated marketing work agencies and partners have produced over the past 12 months.   Big winners at this year’s Assegai Integrated Marketing Awards…

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Dan Mace starts something for Hunter’s

Egg Films’ Dan Mace directed 140BBDO’s new Start Refreshed Hunter’s ad, a celebration of the doers rather than the dreamers. “The script really resonated with me because as a young director, I’m still starting something,” says Dan, who hasn’t had time to dream since hitting the ground running at Egg in May. “I treated this…

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SA takes home metal at international craft festival

South African production & film talent recently took home a number of accolades at leading international craft festival Ciclope, at the awards ceremony hosted in Berlin, Germany on the 26th and 27th October.  Romance Films/RSA Films took home a gold for ‘Production Design’ in the ‘Brand Content’ category, while Romance Films’ Director Terence Neale was…

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MullenLowe SA extends its PR tentacle

MullenLowe South Africa, with its characteristic ‘Challenger Octopus’ marque, has  strengthened its full-service offering in South Africa by adding an insightful and flexible public relations tentacle to its hyperbundled approach. The creatively led agency announces its formal partnership with long standing boutique public relations agency Twiga Communications, founded by Franco D’Onofrio and Veruska De Vita.…

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Homegrown app-based eventing platform a reality in 2018

A homegrown eventing platform harnessing the power of app technology will become a reality in South Africa when it launches early in 2018. Currently in Beta testing, the Flock Eventing Platform is an app that event attendees – be they regular or ad hoc – download to their smartphones or tablets and which houses all…

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