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Issue 126 | Week 3 - November 2011

 
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NOVEMBER 1 NEW XANITA AUTHORISED CONVERTER
After an extensive investigation into the Eco Board industry, the company decided to join the worldwide family of appointed Xanita converters.
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PROVANTAGE GIVES POSTBANK STREET CREDIT
Provantage is running a creative showing a credit card slicing through the word 'FEES' for Postbank. The messaging is placed in a number of railway stations and long distance bus terminals around the country and the Campaign will run until the end of December.
PENQUIN INTERNATIONAL WINS BEST OUTDOOR STAND AWARD FOR SUZUKI AUTO DISPLAY
The marketing and advertising specialist has won the EXSA (Exhibition Association of South Africa) Best Outdoor Stand 2011 on behalf of its client Suzuki Auto, for which it had an outstanding exhibit at the Johannesburg International Motor Show.
SANTAM GETS FIRST DIGITAL GPS CAMPAIGN WITH GOLF UNLIMITED
For the next three months, Santam Commercial Business Insurance takes its brand to over 112 000 LSM 14+ consumers frequenting 32 of the country’s four and five star golf courses across South Africa with the help of Golf Unlimited, which has the exclusive advertising rights to GPS screens installed on 1124 golf carts countrywide, on elite courses where golf carts are mandatory.
PRIMEDIA OUTDOOR SPONSORS BLACK BUSINESS QUARTERLY MAGAZINE AWARDS
The Black Business Quarterly Magazine (BBQ) held its annual BBQ Awards gala dinner at Emperor’s Palace on 28 October. The awards aim to celebrate and showcase ‘the history and epic journey of South Africa’s black icons and organisations that have taken a major part in the developing black businesses'. Event sponsors included Absa, Jaguar, KPMG and Primedia Outdoor.
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PROVANTAGE AND KFC LAUNCH MOUTH-WATERING CAMPAIGN AT TRAIN STATIONS
KFC has commissioned Provantage to brand strategic points in Cape Town Train Station and Park Station in Johannesburg to promote its am breakfast special.
AMASA HOSTS YEAR END FUNCTION
The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA), the non profit body that has been at the forefront of media education and training in South Africa, hosted their year end function in Lonehill. The primary focus of AMASA is to educate people with an interest in the media, marketing and advertising industry, with a view to improving knowledge and skill in media decision making techniques and their use.
DEVON'S PLAYLAND BRINGS JOY TO KIDS
The Devon Vergne Memorial Fund has been involved with an exciting project at the Steve Biko Hospital's paediatric oncology unit in Pretoria. The team transformed an unused and neglected courtyard into a fantasy playland, called Devon's Playland, providing fresh air and much needed fun-time away from their sick beds for the kids.
THIS WEEK'S CREATIVE QUOTE

'Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing, but nobody else does.' - Steuart Henderson Britt

HARVEYTILE AND PROVANTAGE LAUNCH TAXI CAMPAIGN
Provantage's eye-catching exterior taxi branding, coupled with a national IN-Taxi Television campaign, is ensuring that commuters are aware of Harveytile's range of lightweight steel roofing products and the ease of transportation and use. The campaign is running from October to December.
HEXIS AMR WINS TITLE FOR GT1 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
The HEXIS AMR team has secured the FIA GT1 world championship in an action-packed final race of the season in San Luis, Argentina. With their Aston Martin DBRS9s the team had already been crowned FIA GT3 European Champion in 2009 and FIA GT1 Vice-Champion last year.
CLASSIC TUTORIAL: PARTY POSTER DESIGN WITH CORELDRAW

Get your groove on for this week's tutorial. You'll learn how to create a vibrant party poster, by designing an illustration of a girl dancing, add highlights, sparkling stars and bright font effects. Enjoy!

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