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Issue 174 | Week 1 | December 2012

 
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SEASON'S GREETINGS FROM PRACTICAL PUBLISHING

Viscom Africa publishers, Practical Publishing, will be closed from Wednesday, 12 December. We'll be open again on 8 January 2013, ready with the latest news.

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GROSVENOR BRANDING SOLUTIONS AWARDED THE ‘BEST NOVEL ITEM DESIGN AWARD'

Grosvenor Branding Solutions (GBS) has won an international Re-board Design award at the Annual Re-board Conference held in Spain, Marbella, which was attended by Re-Board Distributors and Partners from around the world.

NAB INTRODUCES NEW CREATIVE OPPORTUNITY FOR LOCAL NEWSPAPERS

NAB has introduced the Power Note ‘onsert’, an opportunity for marketers to be creative and highly effective in local newspapers and which will be available to advertisers from March 2013.

JOE PUBLIC RECOGNISED AS FINANCIAL MAIL ADFOCUS’ ADVERTISING AGENCY OF 2012
Joe Public has been named the Financial Mail AdFocus Agency of the Year.

Gareth Leck, CEO, said the agency has come a long way over the past 14 years. 'It’s been a great journey filled with highs and lows, but last night’s recognition was certainly an incredible high note. The award confirms we’re on the right path and doing the right things as a group of people.'

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DOTJWT WINS WARD FOR EXCELLENCE AT TECHNOLOGY TOP 100 AWARDS
JWT’s multi disciplinary digital agency dotJWT has won the Award for Excellence in the Management of Technology at the Technology Top 100 Awards. dotJWT were awarded its Excellence in Management of Technology accolade following its success in the processes which are deployed to develop, implement and monitor technology strategy.
CONTINENTAL BOOSTS ROA DIVISION WITH NEW APPOINTMENT
Continental Outdoor Media has announced the appointment of John Farquhar as the Deputy Managing Director for the company’s Rest of Africa (RoA) operations. Farquhar first joined Continental Outdoor Media 14 years ago as Sales Director. In 2011, he was appointed as MD for Continental Outdoor Media, Zambia. His new designation however will see him based at the Johannesburg head office.
RIGHT STUFF GIVES FIVE STAR BRANDING TO SCHOOL
As schools prepare for summer in the year ahead, Trinity House chose to brighten their branding using the Right Stuff 10m closed side, digitally printed Star Shade Gazebo... this also helped South Africa's future pride and joy keep cool during the summer time.

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KOO AND PROVANTAGE TASTE SUCCESS AT CHRISTMAS CONFERENCE
Provantage created and managed a stand for Koo at the Christmas Conference at Gallagher Estate, driving awareness among traders and buyers on Koo’s new wet products. Live cooking demonstrations, food sampling and product information were all part of the mix. The charming chef and knowledgeable promoters, not to mention the delicious smell of cooking, attracted attention and encouraged sales.
ADVERTISING AND MEDIA INDUSTRY COMES OUT TO PLAY FOR THE ABF VITAL SUPPORT FUND
Members from the advertising and media industry came out to support the ABF Vital Support Fund, which hosted their annual Crazy Golf Day on the 27 November 2012, with the AdMad Media team taking the day’s first place trophy. The event was held at Kyalami Golf Course with golfers geared up for the theme 'Pirates of the Golf Course - On Stranger Greens'.
KEYS COMMUNICATIONS UNLOCKS ALTERNATIVE OUTDOOR MEDIA
'Township Media Specialists', Keys Communications, gives brands access to the growing township market and ensures growth and upliftment in the communities it serves. The township outdoor media owners give big brands/products and services access, positioning and noting in South African Townships. This is done through High Definition production finishes on township wall media.
CREATIVE QUOTE

'An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.'
- Edward de Bono

CLASSIC TUTORIAL: CREATE A SNOWFLAKE IN INLLUSTRATOR

By Veerle Pieters

It is that time of the year and we sign of 2012 with this creative tutorial by Veerle Pieters. In this tutorial you will learn how to create a snowflake in Illustrator. Enjoy!

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