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Issue 216 | Week2 | December 2013

 
 
   
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SEASONS GREETINGS FROM PRACTICAL PUBLISHING

Practical Publishing wishes all its readers a joyous festive season and a prosperous New Year. We will be closed from 13 December 2013 to 10 January 2014. Thank you for your support throughout the year.

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TRIBUTE TO MANDELA

We pay tribute to former South African President, world icon Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, who fought to end apartheid and served 27 years in prison. Our first black president elected to office in South Africa became a global hero. Sadly he passed away on the 5th of December 2013 at the age of 95 and will be laid to rest on the 15th of December 2013.

PRIMEDIA HONOURS MADIBA

All advertising on Primedia Unlimited companies was removed and replaced with rest in peace messages in honour of Nelson Mandela on the day that South Africa woke up to the news of his passing.

CONTINENTAL OUTDOOR MEDIA MOURNS MANDELA
It is rare that any country in the world is blessed with such a great leader, who is an inspiration to the entire global community. Continental Outdoor Media believes that it is important to remember Madiba’s message of unity in our nation and for us to come together in this time of grief in a spirit of ‘Ubuntu’.
FESPA AFRICA SET TO BE BIGGEST EXPO IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

Over 74% of floor space has been reserved for FESPA Africa, and there has been a 40% increase in space booked for this exhibition over the 2013 Sign Africa Expo - an indication that the industry is enthusiastic about the event and is positive about its success. With hall 3 already sold out, FESPA Africa - which will showcase all aspects of wide format digital printing, garment decoration, screen printing and signage - is set to be the biggest expo for the industry in sub-Saharan Africa.

BEITH WRAPS VODACOM'S HAPPY CAMPAIGN

Beith Digital has recently completed a creative outdoor billboard campaign for Ireland Davenport on behalf of Vodacom and their current Give a Gift (Give a happy) campaign.

KFC GROWS DIGITAL MENU NETWORK TO OVER 5000 SCREENS

One Digital Media (ODM) has installed over 5000 digital menu boards in KFC YUM! In South Africa. They are on track to complete one of the largest digital menu board networks in the world.

PROVANTAGE’S AIRPORT.TV IS OVERHAULED INSIDE AND OUT

The unique network with its close-on 500 HD screens in the nine biggest ACSA airports nationwide, broadcasts to a captive monthly audience of 2,1 million passengers and has established itself as an exciting new player in the local broadcasting and media scene.

MIDAS AWARDS ANNOUNCES 2013 SHORTLIST

The Midas Awards World’s Best Financial Advertising announced the Shortlist for the 2013 competition. The Midas Grand Jury of 30 international client and agency leaders from financial creative and marketing disciplines, including 9 judges participating in a live session in New York selected the Shortlist from entries submitted from 21 countries.

PROVANTAGE GETS NEW HEAD OF CONTENT

Provantage has appointed television personality Jacques du Preez as Head of Content for both airport.tv™ and transit.tv®. Jacques became a known face on local television as the presenter of SABC2’s Geraas and later as host of DSTV’s SaterdagNag.

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