John Brown SA nominated for 8 international awards
by Editor on 17 October 2017
Following a highly successful 2016 Awards Season, John Brown Media South Africa is proud to announce nominations for no fewer than 8 international content marketing awards – six for the 2017 Content Council Pearl Awards in New York and two for the 2017 CMA Awards in London. The nominations are across multiple channels and include six coveted nominations for 10-year-long client, Pick n Pay, including ‘Best Pri...
Need a moisture resistant label?
by Editor on 17 October 2017
Many of our clients need more from their product labels than standard labelling solutions can offer them. Some clients require labels that can accommodate extra content due to all the mandatory information that must be included on-pack, often in multiple languages, to comply with the laws that govern their industries.
Kabelo Ncholo, CEO of Yourself Management, to Speak at Marketing Indaba
by Editor on 11 October 2017
Monday, 9 October 2017 – Kabelo Ncholo, the founder and CEO of Yourself Management, a through-the-line marketing agency specialising in the African Market, will present at repeat sessions of the Marketing Indaba in Johannesburg on 12 October, Cape Town on 18 October and Durban on 24 November. In May 2017, Kabelo gave an impressive presentation on marketing to low income groups at the Marketing Indaba Conference ...
Delheim’s legendary Spatz Sperling passes away
by Editor on 08 October 2017
The Sperling family are sad to announce the passing of Michael Hans ‘Spatz’ Sperling, their much-loved husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather and patriarch of Delheim. Since his arrival in South Africa as a 20-year-old from Germany in 1951 to join his uncle Hans Hoheisen and aunt Del, Spatz became a pioneering icon of the South African wine industry. Over the next 60 years, Spatz grew this farm on the...
33rd Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction exceeds expectations
by Editor on 04 October 2017
33rd Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction exceeds expectations Diversity and innovative winemaking reaped rich rewards at the 33rd Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction at Spier in the Stellenbosch Winelands over the weekend, with total sales exceeding R13,2 million and a new record price for a case of wine. Total sales of R13 223 200, just under last year’s record breaking auction, coupled with an increased s...
Shared value project celebrates 16 000 trees this Arbor Month
by Editor on 12 September 2017
01 September 2017: South African Abor Week, which celebrates the beauty and importance of trees between 1-7 September every year, also promotes the need to plant and maintain trees across South Africa; it has done so since the 1970s. In South Africa, trees are a crucial part of the environment, particularly in disadvantaged communities which are usually characterized by desiccated and bare areas. This year, durin...
Beautiful News’ short-films flighting to audiences in transition
by Editor on 11 September 2017
From September to December 2017, Beautiful News South Africa, in conjunction with its proud sponsor Mercedes-Benz South Africa, will be screening short-films of ordinary South Africans doing extraordinary things, putting a positive spin on what it means to be South African. The film viewing experience offers short videos to passengers, travellers and tourists as well as shoppers on-board Africa People Mover and M...
Val de Vie is South Africa's Number One Estate
by Editor on 06 September 2017
New World Wealth 2017 ratings for the top ten residential estates in the country reveal that Val de Vie Estate takes first place for a third consecutive year. Ryk Neethling, Marketing Director and Shareholder of Val de Vie comments: “As with sport, the real challenge is to stay on top and to keep reinventing your offering. I believe that a combination of strong leadership and management, Africa’s best security,...
Cape Winemakers Guild auctioneer gears up for his 20th auction
by Editor on 05 September 2017
Cape Winemakers Guild auctioneer gears up for his 20th auction Seasoned auctioneer, Henré Hablutzel of Hofmeyr Mills Auctioneers, will have his gavel at the ready for the 20th time at this year’s Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction to be held at Spier in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 30 September 2017. This annual South African wine industry showcase now in its 33rd year, presents a treasure trove of rare, indi...
Anew Hotels reveals newest acquisition
by Editor on 30 August 2017
Established in July 2017, ANEW Hotels recently launched the latest addition to its growing portfolio of properties, with ANEW Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris. The ANEW Hotel Group that also includes ANEW Hotel Ingeli Forest & Spa on KwaZulu-Natal’s South Coast was established by two KwaZulu-Natal businessmen, Clinton Armour and Patrick Eliot, and forms part of a locally owned family business, the Ingeli Group. Both hotels...
New Executive Chef for Bushmans Kloof
by Editor on 28 August 2017
Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, a Relais & Châteaux property in the Cederberg, takes great pleasure in welcoming new Executive Chef, Charles Hayward. Hayward has nearly 20 years’ experience working in hospitality at several high-profile hotels and restaurants in South Africa, Dubai and England. No stranger to the high standards of service synonymous with the Red Carnation Hotels collectio...
Grit is Gold at Africa Property Investment Summit
by Editor on 24 August 2017
SANDTON, JOHANNESBURG - JSE-and Mauritius-listed company,SANDTON, JOHANNESBURG - JSE-and Mauritius-listed company, GRIT Real Estate Income Group, will be attending the noteworthy platform for real estate investment in Africa this week at the Sandton Convention Centre to discuss current trends, share industry experiences, and hopefully emerge having made positive connections in the various African countries. As ...
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...
A Bright Future for First Car Rental
by Editor on 06 April 2017
JOHANNESBURG, GAUTENG – First Car Rental has installed its first solar power plant at First Car Rental Pomona, cementing its continued commitment to reducing its environmental impact. The solar power plant is located across three large rooftops containing 415 photovoltaic (PV) panels (of 320 Watts ea.) at the Pomona branch, which will produce on average 226.8 MWh of electricity per annum. The installation co...
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...
Rehabilitation of natural wetlands at Renishaw Hills' Development
by Editor on 14 February 2017
A well-orchestrated programme of invasive alien plant removal, excavation and re-planting of indigenous vegetation, in an effort to restore the area’s natural wetlands, has begun at Renishaw Hills within the Mpambanyoni Conservation Development on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast. The Renishaw Hills development – a new mature lifestyle village near Scottburgh - is centred on the natural beauty of the region with...
It's Heating up in the Kitchen at Decorex 2017
by Editor on 10 February 2017
World-class kitchen products and appliances, accompanied by the country’s culinary equipment specialists, will all be on-hand at Decorex SA 2017, showcasing in KwaZulu-Natal, Western Cape and Gauteng. Africa’s premier décor, design and lifestyle exhibition - co-sponsored by Plascon and Caesarstone – will, once again, expose visitors to four expertly-designed kitchen stands in the Franke Kitchen Trends-spo...
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...