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Machine_ helps Sanlam Rewards secure Commendation at 2023 SA Loyalty Awards
The 2023 South African Loyalty Awards took place on 14 September, awarding SA's top loyalty rewards programmes and initiatives. Up against well-established players such as FNB's eBucks and Clicks ClubCard, it is a significant achievement that Sanlam Rewards was commended by judges. 21 Sep 2023 Read more

All of Machine_'s entries convert to finalists at the 2023 New Gen Awards
The New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards list of 2023 finalists was announced on 30 August. Creative-solutions agency, Machine_ successfully had each of their entries convert to a finalist, creating 12 in total, across creative and content marketing. 4 Sep 2023 Read more

#BehindtheCampaign of 'Have You Heard' - a TVC for Spotify Kenya by Machine_
In May 2023, South African creative-solutions agency, Machine_, launched its first film for Spotify Kenya as part of their African Monthly Active User campaign, to increase awareness and showcase the plethora of African music available on Spotify - now over 100 million songs! 17 Aug 2023 Read more

#BehindtheCampaign: Spotify - 'Ons Praat Nie Afrikaans Nie, Ons Sing Dit'
To showcase Spotify's wide array of Afrikaans music and target Afrikaans-speaking South Africans, South African creative-solutions agency Machine_ launched a social-media campaign that created a stir - and a lot of laughs. 16 Aug 2023 Read more

Support Machine_'s 2023 Mandela Day fundraiser!
Machine_ loves Mandela Day. Off the back our a successful 2021 and 2022 Mandela Day initiative raising a collective R25,000, we once again asked Machine_ staff to donate 67 minutes of their time to create art inspired by Madiba that we will raffle off to raise funds for Blackboard. Here's how you can contribute to this amazing cause and stand the chance of winning a piece of local art! 13 Jul 2023 Read more

6 2023 IAB Bookmarks Awards finalists for Machine_
The 2023 IAB Bookmarks Awards finalists were announced on 22 June and Machine_ showed up across categories for clients: Heineken, Sanlam and Prime Video. 27 Jun 2023 Read more

Machine_ wins Best Culture and takes home 13 Giraffe Creative Awards
The annual Publicis Groupe Africa's Fresh Conference plays host to two awards ceremonies: The Golden Lions for product excellence and team recognition and the Giraffe Creative Awards. Machine_ showed up across multiple categories, taking home awards for creative work for clients such as Spotify, Prime Video and Heineken. 4 Apr 2023 Read more

Machine_ wins gold at the MMA Smarties Awards
The MMA Smarties Awards honour the most effective modern marketing in South Africa. Machine_ took home a gold as well as four silver awards at the ceremony on 30 March. 3 Apr 2023 Read more

Machine_ shortlisted for best work in Africa at Andy's
"The Andy Awards have been around for over half a century, honouring global creativity aligned with a brand," explains Machine_ Cape Town executive creative director, Jabulani Sigege. "We're happy that our Spotify Africa TV work garnered a shortlist in the show's first regional competition and look forward to it competing in the global competition later on in the year," he says. 18 Jan 2023 Read more

Another year of growth and award wins for Machine_
Although the last two years have impacted the advertising industry, Machine_ has built on a record-breaking 2021 with an even more successful 2022 - growing in staff complement and winning clients as well as multiple awards across the board. 19 Dec 2022 Read more

Machine_ wins multiple awards for Sanlam at SA Publication Forum Awards
Machine_'s content marketing team took home multiple wins and awards at the 2022 SA Publication Forum Awards for work with its long-standing clients, Sanlam and Sanlam Reality. Wins included Website of the Year, Email Newsletter of the Year, Digital Publication of the Year and Excellence in Communication. 1 Dec 2022 Read more

Emerging talent share their experience of working at Machine_
An inside scoop into how creative agency Machine_ run their internship programmes and development initiatives. 21 Nov 2022 Read more

Machine_ wins 9 New Gen 2022 awards
On 29 September, Machine_ won nine awards at the 2022 New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards, for several clients within the stable. 5 Oct 2022 Read more

Machine_ CPT MD Robyn Campbell wins 'Womxn Advocate of the Year'
On Friday 30 September 2022, Machine_ hosted an IAB South Africa Connected Womxn event, which awarded incredible industry trailblazers and leaders for the transformative work they do, including our CPT MD Robyn Campbell who was awarded the 'Womxn Advocate of the Year' recognition of excellence in driving the advancement of other women in their organisation and across their industry. 4 Oct 2022 Read more

Machine_ notches up 15 finalist spots at this year's Bookmark Awards
The IAB SA has just announced the finalists in the 14th annual Bookmark Awards - and creative solutions agency Machine_ is thrilled to announce that they have received 15 finalist spots. 12 Jul 2022 Read more

Machine_ wins Setanta Institute, an education solutions client
Creative solutions agency Machine_ is diversifying their client compliment with another pitch win, this time with cutting-edge, education solutions business, Setanta Institute. The institute, which originated in Ireland, offers services for undergrads and postgrads in the area of human performance, through blended learning. Around 80% of Setanta's internationally accredited programmes run as interactive online lectures, complemented by practical workshops delivered in locations across the world. 11 Jul 2022 Read more

Machine_ celebrates another PepsiCo SSA pitch win
In September 2020, creative solutions agency Machine_ was awarded the PepsiCo sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) snack brand portfolio, after beating out other digital agencies with a successful NikNaks pitch. The PepsiCo snack portfolio included NikNaks, Simba, Doritos and Lay's. 11 Apr 2022 Read more

Machine_ appoints new creative leadership in Cape Town and doubles down on the importance of culture, creativity and cultivating talent
Creative solutions agency Machine_ adds fresh creative blood to their growing Cape Town team as they welcome industry mover and shaker Jabulani Sigege. Sigege will take over from PJ Eales as executive creative director as of 1 November. After almost seven years at the agency, Eales moves onto a new challenge at fintech start-up Ozow. 11 Nov 2021 Read more

Machine_ converts 5 Golds, 7 Silvers and 6 Bronzes at the SAPF Awards 2021
At the SA Publication Forum Awards 2021, Machine_ has scooped up an impressive 5 Gold, 7 Silver and 6 Bronze awards, dominating across most categories. 8 Nov 2021 Read more

Machine_ unpacks how to harness TikTok for your brand
Every social media platform has its crowd, but TikTok has taken all crowds in the social media scene by storm. When the platform first launched in 2016, no one could have predicted the bewildering impact it would have worldwide just five years later. 8 Oct 2021 Read more

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