A crown fit for the king

Alistair King inducted into the Creative Circle Hall Of Fame Strong creative leadership is the lifeblood of South Africa’s multi-billion Rand creative industry, and great creative leaders are its driving force. Creative leaders who, like Alistair King, chief creative officer at the King James Group, wake up every morning with the unshakable belief that “there’s…

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G-in-Culture, a new way of living

It’s noisy out there. So much happening, in such a huge world; so much news, information, data, content, always on, 24/7. So much stuff fighting for our attention, every second, every minute, every hour, of every day….  And that’s without the ad breaks. At Loeries 2017, Grid Worldwide launched G in Culture, which is an…

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Debonairs Pizza sides with working moms

South Africa’s leading quick service restaurant in the pizza market, Debonairs Pizza, has come down squarely on the side of working moms with its value-for-money deal, a wallet-pleasing On the Double® promotion offering two large pizzas – from a choice of six amazing flavor combinations – for just R129.90. Communicating the deal is a 30-second…

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General Electric Africa appoints Colourworks as new creative agency

Cape Town-based agency announces their newest client In a pitch against 18 competing agencies, Colourworks won the bid for the General Electric account in Africa. “It is nothing short of thrilling to join forces with the company that was a pioneer in first bringing light to people’s homes, revolutionising healthcare with the Xray, and building…

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‘#NotSorry’ on International Women’s Day

On Thursday, March 8th, New Honor Society, a FCB Family female-led creative boutique agency in the USA, launched a campaign for International Women’s Day called #notsorry that aims to inspire confidence in women to combat their historically-based social reflex to apologize unnecessarily.  “Sorry” has become a word used often unconsciously to be polite or to…

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MediaCom SA puts people first by reaching B-BBEE Level 1

8 March 2018, Johannesburg: Once again, MediaCom’s “people first” philosophy has steered them to a leading position in the industry. The company achieved a Level 1 status for Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) on 6 March 2018. This achievement is a result of MediaCom’s view that procurement should be used not only to pursue commercial objectives…

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