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Issue 129 |Week 2 - December 2011

 
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NEW AVIARIES FOR VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS AFRICA CHARITY RECIPIENT
The Dullstroom Bird of Prey & Rehabilitation Centre is using the funds which Visual Communications Africa organisers, Practical Publishing, raised during its Step up for Charity campaign, for materials to build two new aviaries. Different birds, including a secretary bird and a vulture, will be held there over the year. Practical Publishing donated R7 265 to the centre.
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PRO SANO GETS HEALTHY AWARENESS BOOST FROM CAB AD CAMPAIGN
Pro Sano Medical Scheme has again partnered with vehicle branding and transit media specialist Graffiti, this time branding six mini cab vehicles. This follows on from the success of last year’s festive season taxi top advertising campaign.
TLC AND CALMETTES KEEP STUDENTS' STRESS LEVELS DOWN
Calmettes has contracted TLC to target university students and bring them a dose of calm over the 2011 exam period. The Calmettes washroom delivers it’s ’Stay calm, carry on’ message across TLC’s national campus media network, at a time of year synonymous with stress levels being at their highest in preparation for exams.
PROVANTAGE ENTICES SUBSCRIBERS AT BDFM CONFERENCE
Promoters enticed high profile delegates at Gallagher estate during the BDFM Social Enterprise conference to subscribe to top business publications Financial Mail and Business Day. Delegates found the price of the subscription packages to be reasonable and showed a keen interest in subscribing.
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THIS WEEK'S CREATIVE QUOTE

“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” Dr. Seuss

2011 SEES SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN PRIMEDIA AFRICA'S MANAGEMENT STAFF
The company has added to its management team's talent with new appointments throughout 2011 including Ant Cowling, Tamara Van Eeckhoven and Liz Pillay.
PROVANTAGE GIVES CONSUMERS A REFRESHING TASTE OF LIPTON ICE TEA
Provantage promoters at various stores handed out samples of various flavours in the Lipton Ice Tea range - Lemon, Green Tea, Peach and Red to consumers and also explained the buy two get one free promotion. Donning bright Lipton T-shirts the bubbly promoters encouraged sampling and purchasing. This is the third year that Provantage has been commissioned to execute the activations.
GOLF UNLIMITED PROMOTES ACSA’S ONLINE SHOPPING CAMPAIGN ON THE GREEN
ACSA Retail is using the perfect medium for its ’Click.Buy.Fly’ campaign to target upper end businessmen as they relax during November and December. Through Golf Unlimited, ACSA is encouraging LSM 14+ consumers to shop at airports online.
CLASSIC ILLUSTRATOR TUTORIAL: DESIGN YOUR OWN UNIQUE CHRISTMAS TREE

Learn how to create your own unique Christmas tree wallpaper with this week's Photoshop tutorial. Get creative and enjoy!

CONTINENTAL OUTDOOR EXPECTS RENEWED GROWTH UNDER NEW MD'S LEADERSHIP
Continental Outdoor has appointed a new Managing Director for its Africa division. Julieah Muthama will head the company's Rest of Africa operation, reporting to Barry Sayer, CEO of Continental Outdoor Media. The division is made up of 13 sub-Saharan African countries, excluding South Africa. Muthama has over 15 years of marketing, strategy development and implementation experience in the FMCG sector. 'We are excited to welcome Muthama to our team and look forward to renewed growth and expansion under her leadership within our sub-Saharan business,' said Sayer.
DUTCH AIRPORT VISITORS WELCOME RELATIVES HOME IN STYLE WITH BANNER MACHINE
Amsterdam's Schiphol airport has the world's first vending machine which allows users to print personalised giant canvas banners in just a few minutes. Users pick out their personalised messages and can customize them by choosing fonts and background designs, allowing them to welcome relatives or friends back in style.
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