Month: Nov 2018

Enjoy a night out at the zoo!

When the sun goes down many animals come out to play. What goes on after the lights go out at the zoo? Wonder no more! Experience Emerald Resort & Casino’s Animal World like never before! “The entire Animal World will be opened to the public on certain evenings throughout December for our new Night Walk […]

Looking up towards 2019…

Gareth Grant, Business Unit Manager at The MediaShop says that we’re looking at our smartphones every 12 minutes, but is it making us smarter? In today’s hyper connected ‘smart’ world, we find ourselves operating at an increasing and ever demanding pace. To help facilitate this are the likes of laptops, smartphones, Google, YouTube, smart watches, […]

Caxton and SPARK Media ready for the festive season!

This is the state of Caxton Printer’s factory floor right now! “Our local newspapers are filled to the brim with inserts from our retailers ahead of the 2018 festive season, ready to be delivered to homes around the province,” says Gill Randall, Joint CEO of SPARK Media. “Retailers know that these inserts are probably the […]

The world’s largest Programmatic conference in a nutshell

On the back of attending Programmatic I/O in New York, Ashleigh Footit, Head of Techops, Programmatic and Performance at SPARK Media shares some insights into the state of programmatic advertising, brand safety and ad fraud both in the US and here at home. After an intense two days spent at the world’s largest conference on […]

Enjoy Summer Fun at Emerald!

School’s out, well, very nearly! The heat is on but that means a month of summer fun can be had at Emerald Resort & Casino with activities, events and entertainment galore for absolutely everyone in the family.“We have more than a month of summer fun planned at the Resort,” says Emerald Resort & Casino’s Marketing […]

On trimming your dog’s nails, heart rate monitors and captivating advertising

Craig Wallis, Business Unit Manager at The MediaShop We are all aware of the fact that we get bombarded with hundreds of advertisements every day courtesy of our exposure to numerous media. Just this morning I was on Pinterest reading a post on, “How to trim your dog’s nails.” (Yup, a real first world issue). […]

Emerald scoops 13 awards!

At the inaugural 2018 Vaal Explorer Awards which celebrate excellence in local Vaal tourism and leisure, Emerald Resort & Casino triumphed by walking off with 13 of the awards over the course of the evening! “Hard work certainly pays off and we’re extremely proud of this achievement, in particular the Gold Award  received for the […]

Advertise to a possible 7.6 million people!

Ignition TARGET is SPARK Media’s programmatic and direct audience solution. Through their Data Management Platform (DMP) they collect and deliver customised interest based, demographic and in-market audiences. Over 7.6 million people were collected in October across Caxton owned and affiliated websites, with 69.2% of traffic coming from mobile devices. “Our in-market audiences are super exciting […]

AMASA adds to its Board

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) has announced two new additional members to its board of directors. AMASA welcomes Mpho Maseko and Parmeshan Moodliar to the table. Mpho and Parmeshan join current directors Wayne Bischoff, Wayne Bishop, Karen Bailey, Lyn Jones and Rob Smuts. Wayne Bischoff says: “Both Mpho and Parmeshan are old […]

Emerald commits to support SMME’s

At the recent 2018 Vaal SMME Conference and Exhibition, hosted by Emerald Resort & Casino and partners, exhibitors, entrepreneurs and visitors from the Sedibeng District were given the opportunity to network, collaborate and stimulate trade amongst themselves and larger corporates. “This is the first SMME exhibition that we have hosted, providing a platform for entrepreneurs […]