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Episode 175: Agency Focus with creative service agency, Havas Boondoggle.

Date: 26 May 2016
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Posterscope brings future of OOH media to Nigeria
Posterscope brings future of OOH media to Nigeria

Posterscope, an out-of-home communication agency, has formally launched an office in Nigeria. Nigeria is the 32nd market globally that Posterscope is venturing into...

24 Jul 2015

Outdoor advertising spend dropped to N20.5bn in 2014 - OAAN
Outdoor advertising spend dropped to N20.5bn in 2014 - OAAN

The total amount of outdoor advertising spend in Nigeria dropped to N20.5bn in 2014 from the N23.3bn it achieved in 2013 representing a N3.2bn decline.

By Chris Agabi 30 Jun 2015

Digitally bright future for outdoor
Digitally bright future for outdoor

Within the next decade, digital advertising is expected to account for more than a quarter of all billboards, as it is increasingly replacing traditional paper billboards across South Africa...

11 Feb 2015

Better days ahead for Nigeria's outdoor ad industry
Better days ahead for Nigeria's outdoor ad industry

The huge potential of the outdoor advertising industry in Nigeria and Africa at large has again been brought to the fore. Stakeholders unanimously agree that better days...

By Clarkson Eberu 16 Jul 2014

Solar-powered internet café spaza shop
Solar-powered internet café spaza shop

Internet café spaza shops provide an easy way for countries to deliver the penetration in Africa, by allowing cellular networks to extend their services to all parts of a country and to provide free solar power to individual cellphone users to keep their phones charged and connected at all times.

Issued by Right Stuff 24 Jan 2014

The state of the nation: Advertising in Africa
The state of the nation: Advertising in Africa

Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.

By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013

Danette Breitenbach
Y&R: I have an agency...

Y&R is committed to having 20 agencies on the African continent by 2015. Leading the charge to achieve this is Yossi Schwartz, chairman of Y&R South Africa.

By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 2013

Aegis Media unveil Baileys new bottle

Aegis Media were asked to do a campaign for Baileys, a Diageo brand, in both Nigeria and Kenya, and 72 hours later had a creative concept and execution plan that fully answered and met the client's brief and saw three of their network brands - Posterscope, Isobar and Carat working as one integrated unit.

9 Jul 2013

Vodacom Nigeria 'invites' interaction with a PocketMedia Changer
Vodacom Nigeria 'invites' interaction with a PocketMedia Changer

Connectivity is changing the face of Nigerian business. To get this message across to its client base, Vodacom Business had an innovative invitation produced by PocketMedia Solutions, called the Changer, which served as an invitation to the launch of its new Machine-to-Machine Solutions.

23 May 2013

[2013 trends] Africa's dynamic markets
[2013 trends] Africa's dynamic markets

The year 2013 for most brands, especially the ones coping with saturated markets in developed countries, will be a decisive one. Incorporating Africa into their corporate brand strategy, if they haven't done so, will be the better part of valour, so to speak.

By Obaika Consulting Team 31 Jan 2013

Alliance Media dominates in Burundi
Alliance Media dominates in Burundi

Alliance Media Burundi has recently completed the installation of various new billboard structures in the East African country. The structures are all fully imported large format advertising devices whose advertising has been taken up by the country's leading brands.

Issued by Alliance Media 12 Dec 2012

Primedia Nigeria wins award
Primedia Nigeria wins award

For its contribution to the development of the out of home advertising category in Nigeria, Primedia Nigeria was awarded the Platinum Brand Award at the recent IMC Movers awards dinner. The accolade is a result of media owners judging their peers within their own industry.

28 Nov 2012

Howzit MSN, Ad Dynamo partner to extend reach in Nigeria
Howzit MSN, Ad Dynamo partner to extend reach in Nigeria

Howzit MSN has partnered with Ad Dynamo to monetise its growing traffic in Nigeria, following the extension of its brand from South Africa into the rest of sub-Saharan Africa.

19 Oct 2012

Nigeria's LASAA boosts stakeholder engagement with Skype
Nigeria's LASAA boosts stakeholder engagement with Skype

Lagos State Signage and Advertisement Agency, reportedly Nigeria's first structured outdoor media regulator, is set to introduce Skype video as part of steps to improve customer engagement and delivery of its services to stakeholders.

26 Sep 2012

Z-Card Nigeria shares MTN's message to consumers
Z-Card Nigeria shares MTN's message to consumers

MTN Nigeria recently appointed Z-Card to design and produce a 'MTN Quick Tips' guide about its products and services to bridge the communication gap for its consumers.

20 Sep 2012

TMKG launches PostarTrack, an OOH audit tool

TMKG Media Audit, Nigeria's specialist in out-of-home and outdoor media monitoring has launched Postartrack, a web-based media monitoring tool for tracking, evaluating and reporting all types of out-of-home media displays.

24 Aug 2012

Primedia Out Of Home Nigeria commits to partnership
Primedia Out Of Home Nigeria commits to partnership

Nigerian Deluxe Colour Productions has partnered with Primedia Out Of Home Nigeria which will provide an investment in the country and its people. The media owner has been chosen by Deluxe because of the company's pedigree, experience and expertise.

25 Jul 2012

Visa appoints PocketMedia Solutions
Visa appoints PocketMedia Solutions

Visa recently appointed PocketMedia Solutions' Z-Card to communicate important information about its Visa Debit Card in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana.

23 Apr 2012

Can you hear your brand?
Can you hear your brand?

Audio Branding comes to Africa... Audio branding, also known as sound branding or sonic branding, is the use of sound to reinforce brand identity. Sound branding is increasingly becoming a vehicle for conveying a memorable message to consumers by taking advantage of the powerful memory sense of sound.

By Lars Deutsch 16 Apr 2012

SA memorial service for Alan McClarty this week
SA memorial service for Alan McClarty this week

The South African memorial service for the late Alan McClarty, who died from complications caused by cerebral malaria beginning of November 2011, will be held this Wednesday evening, 16 November, at the offices of Primedia Unlimited in Sandton, Johannesburg.

Nigeria's TMKG scoops award at 'Brand As King'
Nigeria's TMKG scoops award at 'Brand As King'

TMKG, a specialist out of home media audit company in Nigeria, has won an award for the most outstanding media monitoring company in the outdoor media sector of the advertising industry at the annual 'Brand As King' Awards for its work on Billboard Magazine.

29 Aug 2011

Airtel Nigeria to improve access to telecoms
Airtel Nigeria to improve access to telecoms

Airtel Nigeria last week presented Toyota Hiace buses to its channel partners to improve access to telecommunications products and services to more Nigerians and help the partners in market activation.

15 Aug 2011

Nigeria: Outdoor advertising gulped N100 billion in 2010 - Survey

According to a survey published in the latest edition of Mediafacts 2010, an annual publication of MediaReach OMD, a media independent agency in Nigeria, a total of N97.549 billion was invested in outdoor advertising (above the line advertising activities).

8 Aug 2011

Loeries 2011 opens for entries, categories revised
Loeries 2011 opens for entries, categories revised

The Loerie Awards launched its 2011 campaign, Tuesday 15 March 2011, entitled "Don't hate. Create", created by Draftfcb and supported by a mobisite and specially developed augmented reality apps, linking digital technology to the printed media, along with a revamp of its award categories.

15 Mar 2011

2011 Maputo International Ad Festival set for May

The sixth Maputo International Advertising Festival will take place from 25-27 May 2011, AMEP - the Mozambican Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations Association announced yesterday. The festival recognises advertising agencies, producers and communications companies worldwide especially from Africa and the Indian Ocean regions.

23 Feb 2011

The Absa National Boat Show
The Absa National Boat Show

This spectacular event was held at the Coca-Cola Dome in Johannesburg from 17 - 19 August 2007. The annual event is a platform to showcase powerboats, yachts, outdoor adventure and watersports. The show has grown steadily in its five years of existence, with both exhibitor and visitor numbers increasing dramatically.

Issued by Right Stuff 24 Aug 2007

Innovation is the key
Innovation is the key

Recently Right Stuff developed the popular Pop Right Open range further to include the all-new Vertical Pop Right Open, which comes in two sizes. The new option offers greater variety for branding optimisation.

Issued by Right Stuff 23 Jul 2007

Right Stuff at Markex
Right Stuff at Markex

Right Stuff had the pleasure of participating in the annual Markex trade show held recently at the Sandton Convention Centre. As usual, the show was a great success and filled to the brim with exhibitors from all over the country, their stands as impressive as ever, making a visit to the show very much worth the while.

Issued by Right Stuff 18 Jun 2007

Right Stuff at the Durban Beach Festival
Right Stuff at the Durban Beach Festival

Right Stuff was recently awarded the 2007 Durban Beach Festival branding and activation contract. The brief is to brand the area, to bring the event into focus to make it more streamlined and eye-catching, ensuring that it is less intrusive than in previous years and giving prominence to the Beach Festival throughout the entire event area.

Issued by Right Stuff 1 Jun 2007

The Quick Kiosk is right every time
The Quick Kiosk is right every time

When it comes to outdoor event and point-of-sale branding, the Quick Kiosk provides a combined branding and sales platform using the classic recognisable Teardrop shape while also providing shade.

Issued by Right Stuff 9 May 2007

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