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DStv joins Loeries as a Major Partner

 DStv joins Loeries as a Major Partner

In an exciting development for Loeries® Creative Week™ Cape Town, DStv Media Sales has come on board as a major partner and host of the television category.

“DStv Media Sales are thrilled to be part of our region’s premier brand communication awards,” says CEO Chris Hitchings. “The Loeries rewards great work and we understand that creative and engaging content is critical to successful advertising campaigns. We also want to show our support to all the brands and their agencies who are key business partners of DStv.”

DStv coverage of the Loeries will be announced in the coming weeks. The City of Cape Town, Western Cape Government and Gearhouse SA are now joined by DStv Media Sales as the Major Partners of the Loeries.

“DStv is the leading Pay TV operator across the continent and it’s fitting to have them as our major media partner,” says Loeries CEO Andrew Human. “We’ll be doing lots of exciting things – so don’t touch that dial!”

The DStv Official Party adds magic to Loeries® Creative Week™ Cape Town
Now there’s more reason to make sure you don’t miss this year’s Loeries Creative Week Cape Town from 14-22 September. The DStv Official Party will be hosted on Sunday night 22 September at the Shimmy Beach Club, Cape Town’s premier ocean-front destination.

Creative Week Cape Town is an annual creative hub including the Loeries activities as well as a fringe festival of creative events. Be sure not to miss the International Seminar of Creativity which includes the international jury chairmen and other speakers:

•    Geoffrey Hantson – Belgium, ?Executive Creative Director, Duval Guillaume Modem
•    Goetz Ulmer – Hamburg, ?Executive Creative Director, Jung von Matt/Alster Werbeagentur GmbH
•    Jason Little – Sydney, ?Creative Director, Re
•    Debbi Vandeven – Kansas City?, Chief Creative Officer, VML
•    Michael Yapp – California, Director, The Zoo, Google
•    Marijn van Tiggelen – Durban, Chairman, Unilever South Africa
•    Graham Warsop – Cape Town, Founder and Chairman, The Jupiter Drawing Room, South Africa


Other events happening during Loeries Creative Week include the Egg Films Judges Wrap, Loeries Expo, Pendoring Awards, Student Portfolio Day and Media Brunch. Loeries® Creative Week™ Cape Town culminates in two awards evenings on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 September, followed by the DStv Official Party at Shimmy Beach Club.

Tickets and accommodation are open for booking. Please go to for ticket prices and more.

Major Partners
The major partners of the 2013 Loeries are DStv Media Sales, the City of Cape Town, Western Cape Government and Gearhouse South Africa

Category Partners
Adams & Adams Attorneys, ADreach, Commercial Producers Association, Greensky, Mail & Guardian, Mediamark, The Times, Unilever South Africa

Additional Partners and Official Suppliers
AAA School of Advertising, Antalis South Africa, Aon South Africa, Aqua Online, Backsberg, BEE Online, Cape Town Partnership, Cape Town Tourism, Funk Productions, Gallo Images, Google South Africa, Graphica, GreaterCapital, Grid Worldwide, Hertz, Hetzner, Media Film Service, Newsclip, Paygate, Rocketseed, Shimmy Beach Club, Skyrove, Sonovision Studios, South African Airways, TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris Johannesburg, Tequila\Johannesburg, The Rebellion, Tsogo Sun, Ultra Litho, Wesgro, Woolworths

Important Loerie dates to diarise in 2013:

Loeries Exhibition Venues
Ster Kinekor Head Office, Woodmead            23 – 25 Jul
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, PE        5 – 14 Aug
Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria        26 – 30 Aug
Cinema Nouveau, V&A Waterfront                16 – 21 Sep
Oliewenhuis Museum, Bloemfontein                7 – 11 Oct

Migrate magazine – issue 17 – Available at Exclusive Books & CNA
Migrate magazine – issue 18 – Material deadline 8 October
Released November 2013

Creative Week Cape Town 14 – 22 September 2013

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