Link Art Company, Inside Group and chefs Craig Cormack and Bertus Basson have signed up with 60 layers of cake. The agency is also developing an ipad application for Link Art Company. This Dutch-based consultancy serves as an art adviser in Holland, Belgium and France and boasts an impressive art collection of nearly 9 000 pieces.
The African Sun advertising contract has once again been renewed with Scharrer Advertising, which has handled the account for four years. African Sun manages hotels in Zimbabwe, Botswana, Ghana and Nigeria. These hotels include The Victoria Falls Hotel, Crowne Plaza in Harare, Elephant Hills at Victoria Falls, The Kingdom at Victoria Falls, Hwange Safari Lodge, Troutbeck Inn, resorts on Lake Kariba, Obudu Mountain Resort – the premier resort in Nigeria – and Holiday Inn hotels in various cities including the new Holiday Inn Hotel opening in Gaborone, Botswana. Scharrer Advertising’s work has involved creating the logos, CIS, brand manuals and collateral for the hotels, corporate brochures and literature.
Anthony Swart has been appointed as managing director of Point. He brings to the company 18 years of brand consulting and design experience, and six years in the retail industry. Having spent almost two decades at The Brand Union in Johannesburg, eight years as chief executive, Swart has immense management experience and aims to continue the growth of Point in South Africa, as well as looking for expansion into various African and Middle East markets.
The 3D Design Group achieved success at the 2011 EXSA Awards. Its achievements included five Best of Stand Awards, a Certificate of Excellence for its own stand at Markex Johannesburg, and being named Best Supplier Company of the Year for stand design and construction. In addition, 3D Group co-founder and managing director John Kullmann was inducted into EXSA’S Hall of Fame and 3D Furniture Hire’s Tony Cantatore received a Best Supplier Person Award. 3D Design was rewarded for its Kia stand at the Johannesburg International Motor Show, its Mercedes Benz stand at Automechanika, its Telkom stand at Satcom, its Southern Sun stand at Meetings Africa, the 3D Group stand at Markex, and for its Roche Diagnostics stand at Laboratory Medicine.