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Issue 97 | Week 1 - APRIL 2011

 

Sign Africa
ENTER THE AVERY/ROLAND WRAP OFF AT SIGN AFRICA CAPE TOWN
Official sponsors, Sign Africa, Avery and Roland, are inviting vehicle wrappers to enter and wrap a car door at the Avery/ Roland Wrap Off 2011. All tools and media will be provided and there is no entry fee.
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POD GETS BEHIND EARTH HOUR
Primedia Outdoor took the concept behind Earth Hour to another level by not only switching the lights off on selected billboards but also wrapping a banner around it’s LED PrimeLites for a day to encourage South Africans to get behind the movement.
GRAFFITI BUYS CONTROLLING STAKE IN IMPACT OUTDOOR MEDIA
The new company will be known as Graffiti Impact Media (Pty) Ltd. and will headed up by current Impact Media Managing Director, Richard Wilkinson. With the incorporation of Impact Media into the fold, Graffiti now offers clients every possible out-of-home advertising solution from their building wraps and other outdoor spectaculars to aerial balloons, airport bridges and various vehicles.
SP MEDIA USES 3D ARTWORK FOR NEDBANK CAMPAIGN
SP Media and Nedbank have pushed the creative limits by using 3D artwork, on their mobile billboards. The creative, which effectively leaps out at motorists and pedestrians has ensured that its campaign stands out amongst the hustle and bustle of city life, and competing out of home platforms.
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DIGITAL SIGNAGE GOES 3D
Marketing in 3D format is the latest trend to hit digital signage. Augmented Reality provides a new type of interactive solution and is unique in the sense that it interacts with the user on a more fun and informative level.
ATMOSPHERE TAKES TOP HONOURS AT PRISM AWARDS
Atmosphere's 'Not the World Cup' campaign for Kulula.com won big at the PRISM Awards held at in Cape Town at the Vineyard Hotel and Spa. The company beat 166 other entrants to win the overall Gold Award for a campaign judged to be topical, entertaining and valuable for the client.
INSIGHT OUTDOOR GIVES ABF R150 000 SPONSORSHIP
Insight Outdoor has entered into a media sponsorship deal with ABF Vital Support Fund to the value of R150 000. The package includes a three month Citilight campaign which is available to the highest bidder, printing and is subject to availability in the Pretoria / Tshwane area. The ABF is able to sustain its cash flow through ongoing donations of this nature.
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PRIMEDIA SOLE OUTDOOR COMPANY FOR JAZZ FESTIVAL
Primedia Outdoor was the only outdoor company on board as a media partner at this year's Cape Town Jazz festival. espAfrika, the producers of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival also utilised POD’s LEDs and airport plasmas in Johannesburg to advertise the launch of its Festival by featuring Earth, Wind & Fire  as its creative.
ROLL A SHADE BRINGS NEW ANGLE TO OUTDOOR MARKETING
The new product from Business Warehouse is manufactured as shading to cover vehicles, forming a marketing tool on which products or companies can be advertised. The complete unit weighs only three kilograms, making it easy for anyone to handle.
EFI FLOOR GRAPHIC UNVEILED AT TEAM GB EVENT
The announcement of the Team GB 2012 Ambassadors in London was accompanied by a large-scale floor graphic printed on an EFI VUTEk. The 7m x 20m graphic has been among the Olympian sights at an event naming 27 legends of British sport as Ambassadors for the 2012 Olympic Games.
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DID YOU KNOW? AARDVARK.CO.ZA - THE BEST THINGS COME FROM AFRICA

Telkom SA realised the only winning formula for working on the Internet is a constant adaptation to the latest technology and the needs of the cyber community. Aardvark (the uniquely African search animal) originated in the African bush and was brought on-line in February 1997.

Aardvark has an extensive database of African sites, offering browsers the option to search all African domains, or use their Directory search to search according to category with the help of the Aardvark database. You can also search on the World Wide Web.

Since Aardvark's inception various searching technologies have been tested and finally choosing Google's for its accuracy and versatility.

Source: http://www.aardvark.co.za/search/about-us.html

VODACOM LAUNCHES NEW RED BRAND IN SOWETO
Vodacom officially launched its new red brand and identity in Soweto, where fans saw the familiar blue Vodacom stadium transformed to a vibrant red. The iconic Ponte tower also got a red makeover.
BBI DISPLAY'S BEACH BILLBOARDS THE LATEST ATTRACTION IN SOUTH AMERICA
Bbi Display Systems, the patent holder and global distributor of the amphibious inflatable signs, has reached agreements with Grupo Big to exclusively represent amphibious floating billboards in several South American markets including Chile, Argentina and Peru. The boards are becoming interesting attractions along the coast and beaches of South America.
CLASSIC TUTORIAL: FANTASTIC DIGITAL PAINTING IMAGE IN PHOTOSHOP AND COREL PAINTER

Adobe and Corel lovers will enjoy this week's tutorial. Jill Tovey uses Photoshop and Corel Painter to create an amazing digital painting design.

FUNNY SIGNS OF THE WEEK

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