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Riverbed scoops 12 major Prism AwardsThe Riverbed Agency walked away as the biggest winner at the prestigious 2020 Prism Awards, taking home 12 Prism Awards, including the South African Campaign of the Year Award 2020 for the Association for Alcohol Responsibility and Education ('s Underage Drinking Campaign. 19 May 2020 Read more

Assegai Golds are the hat-trick to Riverbed's creative awards collection in 2019Riverbed is celebrating the win of two Gold Assegai awards for its One on Nicol campaign in both the Face-to-Face Activations/Field Marketing and Social Media (Social Media Platforms) categories. The Assegai's acknowledge and award those whose integrated marketing campaigns deliver exceptional results. 13 Nov 2019 Read more

Riverbed appoints Mogani Naidoo as client service directorMogani Naidoo was recently appointed by Riverbed as client service director. She also joins agency ECD Bridget Johnson, director of strategy Kabelo Lehlongwane, and agency founder and CEO Monalisa Sibongile Zwambila to form part of the executive leadership team. 8 Nov 2019 Read more

Makoti wins new found respect through HarvestimeFrozen vegetable and frozen potato brand, Harvestime is positioning itself as Makoti's partner in the kitchen for hearty delicious meals that her family and the in-laws will love. Harvestime is the meal extender that allows Makoti to serve big meals for the extended family. 29 Oct 2019 Read more

Kabelo Lehlongwane joins Riverbed as director of strategyMonalisa Sibongile Zwambila, founder and CEO of full-service creative agency Riverbed, proudly announced the appointment of industry heavyweight, Kabelo Lehlongwane as the agency's director of strategy and member of its executive leadership team. 22 Oct 2019 Read more

Riverbed's new campaign draws attention to the real drinking age in South AfricaWe know that underage drinking is a problem, but we're quick to dismiss it as an issue only in other communities or a result of youthful curiosity or peer pressure. It is time for all adults to consider their role in influencing underage drinking. 12 Sep 2019 Read more

Riverbed wins Sasol businessThrough-the-line creative communications agency Riverbed has been selected as the corporate communications agency for Sasol following a recent pitch. Riverbed's PR division has seen significant growth against the back of the agency's ideas-led approach to PR. 21 Aug 2019 Read more

Ideas-led creative solutions open doors for Riverbed into BarloworldIn April 2019, Riverbed was selected as the agency of choice to partner with Barloworld Limited to launch its Khula Sizwe B-BBEE Share Scheme campaign. 20 Jun 2019 Read more

Think again, think RiverbedRiverbed has been awarded the corporate communications account for McCain, following an intensive four-way pitch against prominent, multinational agencies. 6 May 2019 Read more

Nedbank banks on RiverbedIt's official. Nedbank has appointed Riverbed to manage its consumer PR. 30 Apr 2019 Read more

Bridget Johnson joins RiverbedBridget Johnson needs little introduction in the ad industry. For the past 20 years, she's been building her career as a respected creative, who has made her mark on multiple brands, winning numerous local and international awards for both creativity and effectiveness. 21 Feb 2019 Read more

Riverbed's evolution inspires agency rebrandRiverbed is a bold and contemporary through-the-line creative agency. It is a black, female-owned company that has throughout its ten-plus years, navigated and adapted to industry changes to remain relevant and competitive. And now in this month of new beginnings, Riverbed announces its rebrand, revealing a modern look that's more closely aligned to its renewed vision. 12 Sep 2018 Read more

Riverbed disrupts responsible drinking PSA categoryAdvertising campaigns around responsible drinking have been ubiquitous with the common theme worldwide playing on fear veiled in a morbid reality of destruction and death. The much-anticipated Aware 'Choices' campaign by Riverbed, released on 31 May 2018, flips this concept on its head, presenting a more positive persuasion by giving context to the notion that, when you drink, you should drink like there is a tomorrow. 6 Jun 2018 Read more

The Riverbed Agency adds storytellers to its foldThe Riverbed Agency has announced an addition of leadership resources to its PR portfolio with the appointment of Raphala Mogase as PR director, and Tonie Jere as PR account director effective beginning October. The appointments will further enhance the agency's overall capacity to deliver integrated communications offering to support brands in its fold and help them tell authentic and engaging stories to connect with their audience. This also comes against the back of some big wins for the agency - this year alone has seen Riverbed win three PR accounts - Standard Chartered, 3M, Bayer. 19 Oct 2017 Read more

Dove: It shouldn't have happenedWho first raised the outcry when Dove's by now notorious campaign, featuring a black woman who removes her T-shirt to reveal a more ‘clean' white woman, broke? 18 Oct 2017 Read more

Riverbed CEO wins the 2017 Regional Business Achiever Awards: Entrepreneur categoryMonalisa Zwambila, the founder and CEO of Riverbed, one of the country's largest, black creative agencies was awarded winner of the Entrepreneur category at the Annual Regional Business Achiever Awards (RBAA) at a gala dinner in Johannesburg recently. 15 Aug 2017 Read more

Riverbed celebrates 10 years of greatnessThe first 10 years have been inspiring for Riverbed's founder and CEO Monalisa Zwambila, who has seen her vision for a black, independent full service creative agency come to fruition. Riverbed has grown to become one of the largest black agencies in the country. 9 Jun 2017 Read more

Riverbed's PR team expansion aligned to agency growthThe month of May saw Riverbed, leading female, black-owned and -managed, integrated communications agency, boost its public relations team with the appointments of Sibongile Modiba and Mpho Singo. 31 May 2017 Read more

Riverbed a finalist for Financial Mail Adfocus Small Advertising Agency of 2016Integrated creative agency Riverbed has been nominated as a finalist in the Small Agency of the Year category for the 2016 Adfocus Awards. 19 Oct 2016 Read more

Riverbed appoints new head of client service and eventsIntegrated creative agency Riverbed recently announced two significant promotions, namely that of Felicity Pegram to head up the client service portfolio and Nash Zwambila to head of events. 23 Aug 2016 Read more

PPC and JP 21 Project begin rollout of concrete cricket pitches in Mitchells PlainLearners at Parkhurst Primary School in Mitchells Plain, Cape Town clapped and shouted with delight at an impromptu assembly - where JP Duminy and PPC Ltd announced the school would soon have its very own concrete cricket pitch. One of three beneficiary schools selected by the JP21 Project for a playing pitch, Parkhurst mini-cricketers can look forward to trying out their batting and bowling skills on the new pitch in less than three months' time. 3 Mar 2016 Read more

Riverbed bags cement giant PPC!After a much contested pitch process, integrated communications agency Riverbed was announced as PPC's PR agency of choice. 11 May 2015 Read more

The Riverbed Agency wins two global accountsIntegrated marketing and communications company, The Riverbed Agency (TRA) announced that it has been awarded two global PR accounts over the past month. The PR retainers are with the global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, Accenture, and leading provider of consumer products, Procter and Gamble (P&G). 9 Nov 2011 Read more

New appointment bolsters The Riverbed Agency's PR teamSandton-based Marketing Communications agency, The Riverbed Agency (TRA), announces the appointment of Senzi Dlamini as Junior Account Manager in the Public Relations Business Unit. 17 Aug 2011 Read more

Media medicine: swallow the tablet and adapt!I hate spam! And yet there I was, armed with nothing more than my delete button going through the unwanted emails that had landed in my inbox. There I was ready to aim and fire at my target, which consisted of copious amounts of useless information piling up before me. So as I began annihilating the enemy one by one, I came across an opponent that stopped me dead in my tracks. The headline declared that the new I-Pad 2 tablet had arrived, and further incensed me by detailing its availability in South Africa in store, in several colour options and in a lower price bracket than the older, now obsolete model I had purchased less than six months before! Not only had it arrived with less baggage, less price, and better options, it had done so with much aplomb, disrupting mine in the process! 16 Aug 2011 Read more