Moagi Bodibe lands a spot on Destiny Man Power of 40 2017!

Publicis Machine’s Chief Strategy Officer Moagi Bodibe has been named among Destiny Man’s prestigious “Power of 40” for 2017. The list profiles 40 of South Africa’s most dynamic movers and shakers under the age of 40. Moagi sees himself as someone who is always thinking about the best way to chart a brand’s way forward.…

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Ignore the differences at your peril: Millennials vs Afrilennials

Marketers who ignore the differences between Millennials and Afrilennials are taking a great risk with their brands and communication strategies, but those who appreciate the subtle nuances between the two ‘generations’ and use this understanding to finetune their brands’ relationship with consumers should experience growth in terms of sales and brand value. This is the…

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NATIVE VML named global Entertainment Agency of the Year

The eagerly anticipated Cannes Lions Global Creativity Report that highlights the world’s most creative countries, agencies and networks has been published and NATIVE VML is proud to announce that the agency has been named the Entertainment Agency of the Year 2017. The ranking is a direct result of NATIVE VML’s historic run at Cannes Lions…

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Colourworks achieves B-BBEE Level 1 status

Reaffirming our ongoing commitment towards transformation, development and empowerment in South Africa, Colourworks is extremely excited to announce achieving B-BBEE Level 1 status. “The entire team and I are absolutely delighted to have achieved this after all the effort we have put in. This highlights our ongoing commitment to empowering the people of our country.…

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Disconnected? Really? Not in Slim’s new Cell C ad

“These kids are always on their phones. They’re so disconnected.” Really? Egg Films’ Slim directed #ConnectYourWay, 1886’s vibrant new Cell C ad that celebrates all the ways the youth are actually more connected than ever. Exposure’s Rory O’Grady shot the ad, which was art directed by Keenan McAdam and edited by Joe de Ornelas at…

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34° to launch specialist VR and AR technology solutions division, 34i

34° is launching a specialist division 34i, dedicated not only to the discovery, development and implementation of innovative creative technology solutions in the retail environment, but to how they are woven into broader brand strategy. Virtual (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are two of the biggest brand advertising trends that we are going to see…

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Pendoring 2017 winners: South Africa’s indigenous languages tops!

VIVA South Africa’s vernacular languages! For the second year running, the advertising agency, The Odd Number in Johannesburg, walked away with Pendoring’s sought-after Umpetha Award for the best advertisement in an indigenous language, excluding Afrikaans. And unlike last year, when The Odd Number had to share the Umpetha award, this year it was the sole…

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