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Issue 99 | Week 3 - APRIL 2011

 

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PRISMAFLEX CREATES EPIC XL BILLBOARD
Prismaflex SA has manufactured a billboard extension for their client Wimpy introducing the new Epic XL Burgers. The sixteen square metro cut out is one of the biggest extensions on a billboard ever done by Prismaflex.
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HIGHEST POINT IN RANDBURG CONSTRUCTED FOR ESKOM
The Randburg Skysite, recognised and recorded as the highest point in Randburg, was recently constructed for Eskom in conjunction with BrandIQ and Mediashop. This site is located in the heart of Randburg CBD at the intersection of Braam Fischer Dr and Jan Smuts Avenue. The sheer height and size (900sqm) of this site makes it visible from as far as Malibongwe Drive which is 2.4km away.
PARK INN TAKES BRAND ON THE ROAD WITH GRAFFITI
Motorists around Sandton can get a glimpse of bold, multi-coloured vehicles which form part of the Park Inn by Radisson’s, (also known as the Park Inn Sandton) newly-branded fleet of vehicles branded by Graffiti.
PRIMALL MEDIA AND PLATINUM GROUP RENEW PARTNERSHIP FOR FIFTH YEAR
The Platinum Group has renewed its contract with South Africa’s shopping mall advertising specialist, Primall Media, for another year. Running until January 2012, The Group will dominate six of Primall Media’s interior billboards at the Menlyn Shopping Centre and a further six exterior billboards at Cape Town’s upmarket Cavendish Square.
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LEVI’S RENEWS ADVERTISING PARTNERSHIP WITH PRIMALL MEDIA
Levi’s has renewed its advertising partnership with Primall Media for a further two months following a successful Digital Ad Screen campaign flighted recently. The new deal ensures the continued promotion of Levi’s international Curve ID campaign in malls nationwide.
POD CEMENTS RELATIONSHIPS WITH CLIENTS OVER BREAKFAST
POD (formerly Primedia Outdoor) has been engaging in open and formal talks with clients over breakfast at the internationally recognised five star Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa while introducing its new Sales and Marketing team.
DESIGN INITIATIVE APPOINTS NEW ACTING MANAGING DIRECTOR
Michelle Lawrenson is the Acting Managing Director of Design Initiatives Outdoor Media. Lawrenson has brought to the company extensive experience within the advertising and media industry and has been instrumental in the positioning of Design Initiatives, both strategically and operationally.
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PRISMAFLEX ACQUIRES LONG-TIME COMPETITOR DISTEC
Prismaflex International has signed a letter of intent to acquire 59% of German Distec GmbH, which has long been a competitor for Prismaflex on the Outdoor Advertising market (hardware) and has a strong position on both the German and East-European markets.
LAST CHANCE TO ENTER THE POD QUIZ
There's only two weeks left to win an iPOD Nano Multi-Touch in the Primedia Outdoor Quiz, which closes at the end of April, when the main prize of a week’s free exposure on four LED super prime sites, along with a Sony PS3, is announced.
ENTER THE IPSA GOLD PACK AWARDS 2011
Entries will be open until 15 July for the awards which recognise excellence in packaging. Packaging attributes such as fitness for purpose, protection of contents, pack construction, suitability of materials, handling efficiencies an new materials are considered.
ENTRIES OPEN FOR LONDON INTERNATIONAL AWARDS
Entries are now open for the London International Awards (LIA), which honours creativity and new ideas in Advertising, Design and Digital media. Entries submitted must be broadcast, published or released in a commercial environment with client approval between 1 July 2010 and 31 July 2011.
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GOLF UNLIMITED TAKES PUMA AND COBRA GOLF TO PREMIER GOLF COURSES
Golf Unlimited, Primedia Unlimited’s golf cart GPS advertising specialist, has signed on funky golf brand Puma, to run a three-month ad campaign for its Puma/Cobra Golf initiative. Over the staggered three month burst, Puma and Cobra Golf will have category exclusivity on premier golf courses including Blair Atholl, Arabella, Peacanwood and Fancourt, to name a few.
MEDIA BODY’S NEW BOSS BOOSTS OUT OF HOME ADVERTISING VOICE
Attorney Melissa Moore has been appointed the new executive director of Out of Home Media South Africa (OHMSA). Moore is taking over from acting director Barbara Cooke and will assist OHMSA in planning a new strategy to guide the association into the future.
PRIMALL MEDIA AND LINDT HELP SAVE THE RIVERINE RABBIT
In the run up to Easter, Lindt is targeting all chocolate and animal lovers at the Hyde Park shopping centre this month with the assistance of Primall Media and its branded Escalators and Banners which market Lindt's ‘Save the Riverine Rabbit’ campaign.
CLASSIC PHOTOSHOP TUTORIAL: HOW TO CREATE A FLAMING PHOTO MANIPULATION

It's a bit chilly out, so we are going to warm up those creative minds with a flaming photo manipulation tutroial from Jayan Saputra. Have fun!

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