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
2018-02-01 - 1Mb PDF rate card download for Hello Joburg
Previous Name
Hello Johannesburg 
Companies
 
Type
Direct response 
Version
Print & E-dition 
Languages
  • English (Only)
 
Industry Bodies
  • ABC

Categories
 
Regions


Key Updates
Last checked 2018-07-23
Last updated 2018-12-15

Hello Joburg

Featured Media
Type Value Period
Hello Festive Season: Johannesburg Claimed print 50,000 2018-03-01
Hello Joburg ABC 5,740
HelloJoburg.co.za Claimed: Unique browsers/month 38,000 2018-03-01 -

Extra
  • Event: various social events: #HelloRecommends. Details on application.
  • Newsletter: available ex website. Carries advertising, refer ratecard.
  • Pad/Phone App/s: available, details on application.
  • Social media campaigns: available, details on application.
  • Website: App extension. Extends editorial, promotes magazine and carries digital issues. Carries advertising, details on application.

Social Media
Followers Last Active
Facebook accepts advertising, refer ratecard. 97,578 3 days ago
Google Plus
Instagram accepts advertising, refer ratecard. 34,676 1 day ago
Twitter accepts advertising, refer ratecard. 25,052 1 day ago
YouTube accepts advertising, rates on application. 42 3 weeks ago
Social media metrics are updated daily.

Key Updates
Profile
A tourist guide offering entertainment, places of interest and restaurant information in Johannesburg and surrounding areas. 
Advertising Type
  • Display
  • Advertorial
  • Sponsored Editorial
  • Classified
  • Recruitment

Editorial Type
  • News Features Articles
  • Directory Listing
  • No Editorial
  • Official Journal
  • House Journal
  • Internal Only
Last checked 2018-07-23
Last updated 2009-02-18

Target
Tourists via hotel rooms & concierge services, info kiosks, subscribers. 
Subscription cost
 
Total delivery
 
Print order
 
Print

ABC Certificate: Consumer

Start Date 2018-07-01
End Date 2018-09-30
Cover Price
TOTAL CIRCULATION
CORE CIRCULATION
TOTAL SALES
Sales: Subscriptions
Sales: Single Copy Sales
Sales: Other
TOTAL FREE
Free: Controlled Distributions
Individual Non Requested
Bulk Requested
Bulk Non Requested
Free: Other

Digital
Total
Verification
Period
Mailed
Download
Online Read

Last checked 2018-07-23
Last updated 2018-11-28

Frequency
 
Cover Date
 
Next issue cover dated
Period from release Calculated deadline
Distribution
Booking
Cancellation
Material Advertising
Material Insert
Material Advertorial
Editorial
Material Sponsorship
Last checked 2018-07-23
Last updated 2018-04-18

Print
Print Method
 
Binding
 
Cover Stock
 
Text Stock
 
Digital Material
File Type
 
DPI
 
Delivery System
 
Disk
 
ISDN Number
 
Email
 
Analogue Material
BW
 
Spot
 
FC
 
Screen
 
Other
Advertorial
 
Comment
 
Insert specs
 
Insert delivery
 
Last checked 2018-07-23
Last updated 2011-06-29

Format
 
Comment
 
Page Size
Width (mm) x Depth (mm)
Bleed x
Trim x
Type x

Last checked 2018-07-23
Last updated 2018-04-18

Effective Status Rate type Currency VAT% Comm.% Original % Change
2018-02-01 Standard rates ZAR 0.00 0.000 1Mb
2017-02-01 Standard rates ZAR 0.00 0.000 1Mb
Show all rate cards to 2003-01-01

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


Rate Card Details for 2018-02-01

Original PDF: 1Mb PDF rate card download for Hello Joburg

Export to Excel

Interval
Series
Comments
BW & Spot: per FC.
Position Colour Size Type WxD Condition Casual 3 [0%] 12 [0%]
ROP display FC DPS
ROP display FC FP
ROP display FC 1/2 pge
ROP display FC 1/4 pge
ROP display FC 1/8 pge
Inside front FC DPS
Inside front FC FP
Inside back FC FP
Outside back FC FP
Editorial: listing FC Entry
Editorial: listing FC Entry
Editorial: listing All Package
Editorial: listing All Package
Editorial: listing All Package
Inserts: loose All A4
  • Advertising - Key adv. contact
    • Sales Manager

  • Advertising - Sales
    • Sales Manager
    • Managing Director

  • Editorial - Beauty
    • Beauty Editor/Senior Lifestyle Journalist & Social Media Manager

  • Editorial - Direct response
    • Editor

  • Editorial - Entertainment
    • Editor

  • Editorial - Gauteng: greater Johannesburg
    • Editor

  • Editorial - Key decision maker
    • Editor

  • Editorial - Lifestyle & leisure
    • Beauty Editor/Senior Lifestyle Journalist & Social Media Manager

  • Editorial - Restaurant reviews
    • Editor

  • Editorial - Social
    • Beauty Editor/Senior Lifestyle Journalist & Social Media Manager

  • Editorial - Travel & tourism: consumer
    • Editor

  • Management - Administration
    • Administrator

  • Management - Management
    • Managing Director

  • Management - Marketing
    • Managing Director