Kabelo Ncholo, CEO of Yourself Management, Speaks at Marketing Indaba
by Editor on 09 May 2017
Thursday, 4 May 2017 – Kabelo Ncholo, the founder and CEO of Yourself Management, an award-winning, through-the-line marketing agency specialising in the African market, will make a presentation on marketing to low income groups at the Marketing Indaba Conference. Organised by CADEK Media, the Marketing Indaba will take place at the Garden Court Hotel in Cape Town on 10 and 11 May 2017 and the Wanderers Club i...
Marketing Indaba offers key learning and fresh ideas for Marketers
by Editor on 26 April 2017
It is time for marketers to take some time out to regroup, rethink, learn and network at the annual Marketing Indaba in Cape Town and Johannesburg. In an increasingly connected marketplace and a world of “sameness”, marketing professionals strive harder than ever to stand out and produce better results. To achieve this, marketers need to stay at the forefront of market trends, branding and the integrated com...
Yourself Management Announced as Finalist at Oliver Top Empowerment Awards
by Editor on 28 March 2017
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 - The 16th Annual Oliver Top Empowerment Awards has announced its 2017 awards category finalists - and Kabelo Ncholo the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Yourself Management has been designated a finalist for the Top Empowered Entrepreneur of 2017 Award and Yourself Management for the Top Empowered Fast Growth Black-Owned SMME Award. Operating since 2004, Yourself Management, a throu...
Appointment of new Franschhoek Wine Valley CEO
by Editor on 07 March 2017
The board of Franschhoek Wine Valley are pleased to announce that Reinher Behrens has been appointed as the CEO of The Franschhoek Wine Valley Tourism Authority NPC (FWV), which came into effect on 1 February 2017. Reinher has spent much of his working career in senior leadership positions at TBWA Hunt Lascaris, as CEO at Leo Burnett SA Group/Africa Network and McCann Worldwide Group SA, and recently as Acting Dir...
CSA communications agency expands into Nigeria
by Editor on 01 February 2017
Global communications, events and talent agency, Celebrity Services Africa has announced the opening of a new office in Lagos, Nigeria, adding to their network of offices in Cape Town, South Africa and Beverly Hills, USA. Heading up communications for the Nigeria office is Ijeoma Ndekwu, an award-winning lifestyle journalist and brand relationship builder who specializes in designing strategic integrated campaigns...
New
by Editor on 30 January 2017
NEW MAGAZINE THE VEGAN LIFE LAUNCHES 30 JANUARY 2017! The Vegan LIFE (Ethical Eating For Plant-nourished People) is the new Vegan magazine launched by Media24. This 84-page glossy fills a unique gap in the market focusing on the vegan lifestyle. Veganism, a vegetarian diet that also excludes eggs, dairy and any other animal-derived products, is on the rise, with growing numbers of people becoming conscious abo...
Expect more at Decorex Cape Town 2017
by Editor on 18 January 2017
WHAT TO EXPECT AT DECOREX CAPE TOWN 2017 Fashionable fabrics, inspired interiors and wall-to-wall trendsetting décor will adorn the Cape Town International Convention Centre from the 27th to 30th April 2017 as Decorex Cape Town – co-sponsored by Plascon and Caesarstone – takes over the city. In line with the 2017 theme, ‘Make your space your living dream’, visitors to South Africa’s premier décor, ...
Penquin MD acquires majority shareholding
by Editor on 18 January 2017
Penquin MD acquires majority shareholding Results driven full service agency Penquin has announced several changes to its senior management structure to bring in 2017. Long standing staff member Veronica Wainstein has been appointed Managing Director and acquired a majority shareholding in the company. Co-founders Grant Leishman will take on a non executive role while pursuing interests in the US and Darren Le...
ACSA Awards Best Car Rental Operator to First Car Rental
by Editor on 15 December 2016
JOHANNESBURG, GAUTENG, 15 December 2016 – Three of First Car Rental’s airport branches have been awarded 2016 Best Medium Car Rental Operator by the Airports Company South Africa (ACSA). The winning branches are First Car Rental Upington Airport, First Car Rental Bloemfontein Airport and First Car Rental OR Tambo International Airport. The annual ACSA Awards recognise top performing airport members for out...
Brand new Rosé launched by Fairview!
by Editor on 18 October 2016
Fairview wines released a brand new Rosé wine, The Rose Quartz 2016! A perfect summer refreshment. With a name as enticing as its delicate rose petal hue, Fairview is proud to introduce a more serious style of rosé wine, the Fairview RoseQuartz 2016. South Africa’s vineyard landscape is striking, characterised by very old geological formations, such as Africa’s single biggest granite rock. Formed from anc...
If you can dream it 3D Milling can do it
by Editor on 12 October 2016
The Out of Home market has changed dramatically in the last few years, and more so in the last 12 months - and that’s not including the digital applications that are currently available. One of the coolest kids on the block right now is 3D Milling and it’s bringing a massive visual impact to the out of home space like no other.      “Wideopen 3D is the first company in South Africa to offer, with littl...
Five Shifts Set to Shape Africa's Future of Entertainment & Media
by Editor on 26 September 2016
The Outlook presents annual historical data for 2011 – 2015 and provides annual forecasts for 2016 – 2020 in 11 entertainment and media segments for South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, September 22, 2016/ -- The Internet, video games, television, and filmed entertainment segments of sub-Saharan Africa’s entertainment and media industry are projected to continue to grow in the following...
Let social media propel your SMME into Success
by Editor on 13 September 2016
HOW SOCIAL MEDIA CAN PROPEL YOUR SMME INTO SUCCESS   In today’s business environment, social media has become less of an optional marketing opportunity and more of a priority. In fact, platforms like Facebook and Twitter have become integral parts of brand awareness, content distribution, lead generation, and customer acquisition strategies for businesses. This is especially true for start-ups working with small...
‘Green Fingers’ at the click of a button
by Editor on 07 September 2016
GardenShop is a one stop destination for garden enthusiasts, wannabees and homeowners who today often have limited knowledge about gardening but want to ‘colour’ their garden and enhance their outdoor living space. This explains why GardenShop has approached the market differently with innovative, solution driven products that provide instant gratification for their customers. For this reason, the garden ...
amaSocial now monitors Instagram
by Editor on 31 August 2016
amaSocial, the essential social media monitoring tool, is broadening its scope to encompass the social network that businesses cannot afford to ignore – Instagram.  Today, high definition cameras are everywhere. There’s one in nearly every pocket. This is fundamentally changing the way people communicate, contributing to a more visually-orientated world. We take pictures and videos of everything we can, from...
Anthonij Rupert Wines receive rave reviews
by Editor on 30 August 2016
We have been known for our passion and dedication, and once more received international recognition for both the Anthonij Rupert Blend 2009 and Anthonij Rupert Syrah 2009.  The Wine Spectator, regarded as one of the industry’s most influential international publications, commented on our craftsmanship and awarded 92 points to each of these wines.  Notable is the fact that Wine Spectator's seasoned team of edit...
Jason Goliath represents for SPARK Media
by Editor on 29 August 2016
SPARK Media teamed up with comedian, actor and MC Jason Goliath and gave him the most unusual brief – to share media research at Mindshare’s Huddle initiative. The Huddle provides media owners with an opportunity to engage directly with Mindshare’s teams and clients with the purpose of showcasing their services and strengths but in an innovative way. “We went through a pitch process along with several...
Budget for insurance because you can't afford not to
by Editor on 24 August 2016
With their trademark creative chemistry and vast experience in the financial services sector, award-winning advertising agency, FoxP2, have launched a new advertising campaign for Budget Insurance. “Budget Insurance recently approached FoxP2 to reinvent the brand and invigorate it in personality, style and tone to build on their established brand equity,” says Grant Jacobsen, Executive Creative Director and co...
Genetec Appoints Brent Cary as Regional Sales Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa
by Editor on 12 July 2016
Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”), a leading provider of open-platform, unified IP security solutions today announced that Brent Cary recently joined the company as Regional Sales Manager for the sub-Saharan Africa region. In his new position, Mr. Cary will be responsible for developing sales strategies that bring the company’s unified IP security solutions to the growing African market, recruiting and hiring new sales ...
WEC Projects acquires majority stake in IWC
by Editor on 12 July 2016
ISANDO, JOHANNESBURG, 12 July 2016 – WEC Projects (Pty) Ltd, a contractor specialising in turnkey water and wastewater treatment solutions in South Africa, has acquired a majority stake in Industrial Water Cooling (Pty) Ltd (IWC), a company specialising in cooling tower and industrial cooling solutions, IWC announced today. The partnership is effective immediately and replaces private equity company, MEDU Capital...