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Issue 83 | Week2 - DECEMBER 2010

 
Viscom Africa
TAKO FILM AVAILABLE FROM PRISMAFLEX
Tako is a fascinating, innovative material. Micro sized suction cups on the reverse face of the paper enables it to adhere to all smooth surfaces, without the use of adhesive and without leaving a sticky residue, even after countless applications. It is totally washable and reusable.
Antalis
RIGHT STUFF KIOSK GETS RAPID
With summer upon us, there's no time to waste with complicated, cumbersome event products. Hence the need for Rapid Kiosk - the most user-friendly shade product on the market, according to Right Stuff.
OUTDOOR ADVERTISING RAISES RED FLAG
South Africa is a society characterised by excessive levels of violence and abuse, primarily directed at women and children. With the 16 Days of Activism taking place between 25 November and 10 December, the ADreach Group and Digital Dimensions, a Johannesburg-based digital print and signage organisation, have committed themselves to raising awareness of violence against women and children.
STER KINEKOR AND BRANDYOURCAR.COM TEAM UP
Primedia Unlimited subsidiary, brandyourcar.com, was recently called upon by Ster Kinekor to promote its two cinemas within Fourways Mall and Cedar Square.
Sign Africa Roadshow
PERSPEX SA ANNOUNCES XPS DIVISION
Perspex South Africa is proud to announce the introduction of its XTruded Polymer Solutions (XPS) division - a dynamic, client focused, proudly South African manufacturer of high quality extruded plastic sheeting.
CALDERA RELEASES VERSION 8.01
Caldera is launching version 8.01 of its range of RIP products that includes many new features and devices. Caldera is now shipped with a new, Debian-based, Linux distribution, which replaces Kubuntu 8.04.
 WONSA
 Viscom Africa
FESPA DIGITAL 2011 BIGGER AND BETTER
With 80% of floor space filled, the 2011 exhibition is already larger than the show in 2009, and the remaining floor space is expected to be occupied fast. As a result, visitors are guaranteed the biggest dedicated Digital show yet, with a clear concept, industry-leading exhibitors and a host of the innovative, added-value features now strongly associated with FESPA.
ROLAND PARTNERS WITH RICHARD CHILDRESS RACING
A whole new look is in store for Richard Childress Racing (RCR) thanks to wide-format inkjet printing technology from Roland DGA Corp.  A partnership between the two companies establishes Roland DGA as the exclusive printer manufacturer for RCR,  a legendary performer on the NASCAR racing circuit and home to three of the top 2010 Sprint Cup Series Chase finishers, including Kevin Harvick, Jeff Burton and Clint Bowyer.
SASIGN REVEALS LED AND EDGE LIT SIGNAGE
Sasign International produces three unique extrusions for edge lighting acrylic signs as well as end caps, feet, edging and internal slide bars upon which all its electronics are fixed for easy access. Luminaries include fluorescent, cold cathode, fixed colour LED and variable multicolour LEDs with speed and programme control.
Sign Africa Roadshow
THIS WEEK'S CREATIVE QUOTE

A design is only as good as the information supplied.

Getting half the information or not understanding what is need from your design, means you end up with a bad design.

~ Anonymous

RE-BOARD PROVES HIGHLY DURABLE
Re-board paper-based board from Swedish company, Design Force, can be used as a durable construction material. The board can be used as a lightweight alternative to metal, plastic and MDF.
NESCHEN RECEIVES SUPERSTAR AWARD
During Viscom 2010 in Frankfurt, 'Display' magazine awarded Neschen the silver Superstar Award for a new Point of Sale system designed for short-term use. The design of the counter comes from Neschen partner, Expolinc, a manufacturer of display systems based in Sweden.
EPISYS SIGNAGE CREATES IMMEDIATE IMPACT
Immediate Impact, a signage solution from global information technology solutions and services company, Episys, will provide all in-store signage and shelf-edge labels across 450 Telstra stores throughout Australia.
 Sign Africa Roadshow
OUTDOOR ADVERTISING HIGHLIGHTS AWARENESS
ADreach has made available R500 000 worth of media rental space, through which Aids awareness and prevention announcements will be flighted in numerous locations throughout Johannesburg, Pretoria and Centurion, as well as within the Limpopo and Mpumalanga Provinces.
MOVING ADS TAKES PAP TO THE STREETS
Moving Ads South Africa was recently commissioned by KFC to carry out a product-test campaign promoting the newest Streetwise meal item, Streetwise Two with Pap.
PROVANTAGE MOVES ROADSHOWS UP A NOTCH
Provantage has launched the Super Show Rig, set to move into new frontiers of experiential marketing. The rig, designed to address huge crowds, offers a variety of branding opportunities that also includes a large LED screen and massive sound.
PRO SANO MEDICAL SCHEME DRIVES MESSAGE HOME
Pro Sano Medical Scheme has recently taken its to-the-point, 'No Nonsense, Just Healthcare!' advertising message onto the streets of Cape Town atop 20 metered taxis.
FESTIVE TUTORIAL: ADOBE FIREWORKS RIBBON

This week we look at yet another festive tutorial using Adobe Fireworks. This tutorial will show you how to create a silky flowing ribbon; the type you could slap onto your graphic elements to make them more festive. Enjoy!

 Viscom Africa
NASHUA MOBILE GETS SMART
Nashua Mobile has signed on with Wideopen to promote its Smartphone offering until 31 January 2011.
PRIMEDIA LIFESTYLE WINS MARKETING EXCELLENCE AWARD
Primedia Lifestyle’s marketing team, responsible for Cavendish Square, were recently crowned with the top honours for excellence in South African shopping centre marketing at the 2010 SA Council of Shopping Centres’ Spectrum Awards.
SNICKERS CUTS THROUGH THE CLUTTER
Two of Wideopen’s prime-positioned outdoor sites were recently chosen by Snickers to get its message across to chocolate lovers in Pretoria and Durban until the end of December 2010.
Viscom Africa
CELL C REACHES AUDIENCE BY THE BUS LOAD
Following the launch of its Smartdata Speedstick, Cell C turned to SP Media to ensure its message reaches the desired target market in a campaign that is currently running on 30 single decker and 10 double decker buses for three months.
PAPARAZZI CAPTURE BRUTAL FRUIT LAUNCH
Brutal Fruit recently commissioned TLC to ensure the paparazzi were the first to meet guests at the Radisson Blue Hotel in Sandton, for the launch of Cheeky Cranberry.
GOLF UNLIMITED PROMOTION BOOSTS ANGOSTURA SALES
Douglas Green Bellingham (DGB) recently partnered with Golf Unlimited to run a campaign at The Country Club Johannesburg to promote its bitters brand Angostura. Results reveal that the promotion flighted on Golf Unlimited’s golf cart GPS units increased Angostura sales by 287%.
PRIMALL MEDIA PARTNERS WITH PACO RABANNE
Paco Rabanne has announced the international launch of ‘Lady Million’. To assist in announcing the fragrance’s launch to affluent Johannesburg shoppers, Paco Rabanne’s sales division, Africa Sales, turned to Primall Media’s shopping centre media platforms to fast track awareness and encourage sales.
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