Press Release
30 July 2018 
GIBS’ Acumen magazine takes home gold at the 2018 International Tabbie Awards

After a successful 2017 Tabbie Awards Result for Contact Media and Communications’ Afropolitan Magazine last year, the dynamic and custom publishing house is at it again, taking Gold in the Tabbie Awards Best Single Issue Category for their custom B2B title Acumen Magazine. 

The Trade Association of Business Publications International (TABPI) unveiled the 2018 Tabbie Awards winners this week, judging from a pool of 400 nominations from around the world. The Tabbies most highlighted category is that of the Top 25 Best Single Issue Category, in which publications are judged based on both editorial content and design, taking a comprehensive look at magazines from cover to cover. 

Acumen magazine acts as the mouthpiece of the University of Pretoria's Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS). The title curates content that is both significant, stimulating and relevant to a high-end corporate market which includes past, present and future alumni of the acclaimed institute which holds the position of Africa’s top-ranked Executive MBA programme by the esteemed UK Financial Times in its 2018 Executive Education ranking. The title also acts as a fantastic B2B publication appealing to top business executives across South Africa, the African continent and internationally.

Besides achieving the honour of Gold first place in the Best Single-Issue Category, Contact Media and Communications’ Afropolitan magazine was also given special mention in the Cover Design Category for its exclusive 50th anniversary edition. Contact Media and Communications takes pride in its tailor-made approach to content creation across numerous platforms, which has now catapulted them into the international spotlight. 

 “I’m thrilled and delighted at the Award, which is a tribute to the strength of our writers, photographers and the design team. Just as important, it’s also a tribute to GIBS, which has backed the magazine from inception, demanding the highest quality content but providing the means to make that happen. In a very fragile media environment, it’s extremely gratifying to see this formula working.” − Chris Gibbons, editor of Acumen magazine

“As a team we are extremely proud that our work has been acknowledged on the international stage and that we walked away with gold. We would like to acknowledge the team that played such a big part in this achievement and the hundreds of publications that competed. “ − Sean Press, CEO at Contact Media and Communications

“It was always GIBS’ intention to produce a world class business journal that is on par with leading international publications, this accolade is an affirmation that we are indeed on the right track. Kudos to the whole team” − Luleka Mtongana, GIBS Communications Manager and Acumen Magazine Managing Editor 

For further information, please contact:
Sean Press
Pressman@contactmedia.co.za
Or visit us at www.contactmedia.co.za

Media Manager Online: Open Edition

You are viewing the open edition of Media Manager Online. Information indicated by a icon is restricted to subscribers.

Useful links:
Latest PDF Rate Card
2019-01-01 - 813Kb PDF rate card download for Financialmail/Redzone Online
Website
www.businesslive.co.za/redzone 
Official Name
The Red Zone 
Companies
 
Type
Website 
Languages
  • English (Only)
 
Categories
 
Regions
  • South Africa


Key Updates
Last checked 2019-10-14
Last updated 2019-10-21

Financial Mail

Featured Media
Type Value Period
Financial Mail ABC 13,836
Financial Mail: AdFocus Claimed print 13,910 2018-10-01 to 2018-12-31
Financial Mail: Investors Monthly Carrying title 13,910 2018-10-01 to 2018-12-31
Financial Mail: Office Carrying title 13,798 2019-01-01
Financial Mail: Travel Carrying title 13,998 2019-01-01
FinancialMail Newsletter Claimed: Per send 12,000 2013-01-01 -
Financialmail Online Effective Measure: Website 2018-05-01 - 2018-05-31
Financialmail/Redzone Online

Extra
  • Event: Annual Financial Mail AdFocus conference and awards.
  • RSS feed: available ex website.

Social Media
Followers Last Active
Facebook Financial Mail - accepts advertising, refer ratecard. 77,884 1 month ago
Facebook FM Redzone Facebook account. 5,288 1 month ago
Twitter accepts advertising, refer ratecard. 84,661 22 hours ago
YouTube Financial Mail's YouTube account. 270 3 years ago
Social media metrics are updated daily.


Key Updates
Profile
Financial Mail's online community of marketing, advertising and media news created for Redzone paid-for community. Community includes networking events, thought leadership and bespoke media training sessions. 
Advertising Type
  • Online Display
  • Sponsorship
  • Popups
  • Text Links
  • Rich Media
  • Interstitials
  • Floaters
  • Press Offices

Content Type
  • News Features
  • Directory
  • Search
  • Advertorial
  • Blog
  • Games
  • Ecommerce
  • User Content
  • Forums
Last checked 2019-10-14
Last updated 2017-10-09

Target
Online readers of the Financial Mail interested in marketing, advertising, communications and media. 
Access
 
Performance
Period 2017-10-09 -
Source
Last checked 2019-10-14
Last updated 2017-10-09

Frequency
 
Cover Date
 
Last checked 2019-10-14
Last updated 2017-10-09

Comment
 
Advertising Materials
Material Resolution Max File Size
Flash (SWF)
GIF
JPEG
PNG

Last checked 2019-10-14

Effective Status Rate type Currency VAT% Comm.% Original % Change
2019-01-01 Standard rates ZAR 0.00 17.000 813Kb
2018-01-01 Standard rates ZAR 0.00 17.000 868Kb
Show all rate cards to 2017-01-01

Rate Change Legend: Size / Calculation change No increase Increase Decrease


Rate Card Details for 2019-01-01

Original PDF: 813Kb PDF rate card download for Financialmail/Redzone Online

Export to Excel

Interval
None
Terms
45 days
Comments
Minimum spend R5000 per month.
Position Type Max Size Type WxD Condition Calculation Casual
Sections All
  • Advertising - Key adv. contact
    • Editor: Redzone & Sales Exec: Adfocus & Redzone

  • Advertising - Management
    • Head: Sales & Marketing
    • National Sales Manager – Public and Private Sector

  • Advertising - Sales
    • Head: Sales & Marketing
    • Editor: Redzone & Sales Exec: Adfocus & Redzone

  • Advertising - Sales: direct/retail
    • National Sales Manager – Public and Private Sector

  • Editorial - Advertising
    • Editor: Redzone & Sales Exec: Adfocus & Redzone
    • Digital Editor: Financial Mail

  • Editorial - Business: finance & general
    • Digital Editor: Financial Mail

  • Editorial - Journalism & communications
    • Editor: Redzone & Sales Exec: Adfocus & Redzone
    • Digital Editor: Financial Mail

  • Editorial - Key decision maker
    • Editor: Redzone & Sales Exec: Adfocus & Redzone

  • Editorial - Marketing
    • Editor: Redzone & Sales Exec: Adfocus & Redzone
    • Digital Editor: Financial Mail

  • Editorial - Media
    • Digital Editor: Financial Mail

  • Editorial - Public relations
    • Editor: Redzone & Sales Exec: Adfocus & Redzone
    • Digital Editor: Financial Mail

  • Management - Marketing
    • Head: Sales & Marketing