Y&R, South Africa's Durban agency has just been awarded a twelve-month contract with Transnet Port Terminals. 17 Mar 2014
Engage Joe Public, the PR division of the Joe Public Group has signed Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd which owns hippo.co.za, SA's leading comparison website. 14 Mar 2014
Robertsons Herbs and Spices, part of the Unilever stable of brands, has appointed marcusbrewster for media, blogger and influencer relations surrounding its Sky Dine activation. 13 Mar 2014
Tin Can PR has been appointed for the second year running by OLX as its PR agency, to further bolster the brand's presence. 12 Mar 2014
IIR SA, the leading provider of strategic conferences, training courses and customised training solutions, has appointed Glass Slipper Communications to drive the publicity and marketing requirements of Gas Week 2014. 12 Mar 2014
Tuned In Publicity has started off 2014 with a bang and signed on a number of new clients. 11 Mar 2014
Tribeca Public Relations (Tribeca), the multiple award-winning PR agency, has hit the ground running this year having signed significant new retainer clients in the first two months of the year, as well as an exciting project to give the year extra 'wings'. 10 Mar 2014
Livewired Public Relations is proud to announce its latest PR account win: the Philips Lifestyle and Entertainment division. 5 Mar 2014
Hospitality PR specialist FIVESTAR PR has been appointed to launch the new restaurant and tasting room at Cape Point Vineyards at the foot of Chapman's Peak.
Chef Clayton Bell, former head chef at Constantia Uitsig Restaurant is at the helm with an Italian and Mediterranean inspired menu that complements the award-winning Cape Point Vineyards wines, served in a unique setting with breathtaking views across the vineyards and ocean. 4 Mar 2014
Communication Services Africa, the media specialist and communication strategist division of Celebrity Services Africa (C.S.A), has been appointed by African Fashion International (AFI) to handle the full media and communications rollout for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg, which runs at the Sandton Convention Centre from 20 to 22 March 2014.
For South Africa's premier Autumn/Winter fashion event, C.S.A will undertake all PR, media accreditation and promotions and spearhead the messaging surrounding AFI's platforms which seek to create a sustainable local fashion industry along with global opportunities.
CSA has previously worked with AFI on four AFI Fashion Weeks including Africa Fashion Week 2011, and the inaugural Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg, Cape Town and Africa 2012. 4 Mar 2014
Saatchi & Saatchi South Africa has been appointed the regional agency hub for Mondelez International's Trident gum, the world's number one gum brand, and Halls, the world's leading candy brand, for both Eastern Europe and the Middle East and Africa, for a total of 14 countries. 4 Mar 2014
Sage, a leading global provider of business management software to small and medium sized companies, has appointed Idea Engineers as its PR and social media agency from 1 March 2014. 3 Mar 2014
After working with Mr Price on its highly successful 2013 summer launch, innovative word-of-mouth and social media agency, HaveYouHeard has been tasked with providing the local chain with strategic and word-of-mouth services in 2014. 19 Feb 2014
marcusbrewster has been appointed as the agency of choice by financial services player Prosperian Capital to further PR and communication outreach in South Africa. 18 Feb 2014
South Africa's newest challenger advertising agency Darkstar has been confirmed as the communications agency of choice for the IEC after successfully winning a pitch against the incumbent TBWA Hunt Lascaris. 30 Jan 2014
Tin Can PR has won three major pieces of PR business from Sanofi. 30 Jan 2014
As the year opens, Joe Public Johannesburg celebrates the arrival of their newest client, McCain Foods South Africa, adding to the groups FMCG stable. 29 Jan 2014
Independent strategic PR agency, Dummett & Co has been appointed to provide full-service PR support for three top-notch client brands, including Big Blue, Pearl Valley Golf & Country Estate and The Cape Town Marathon.
In November 2013, Imperial Holdings' owned Midas Group renewed its relationship with the agency after a successful six-month campaign. 29 Jan 2014
UK based YourTech Media Limited has appointed Networx PR to create and drive a global communications campaign on behalf of its flagship property, YourTechLive, which is a new full-value-chain technology and electronics show. 23 Jan 2014
Leading KZN composting specialists, Farmyard Organics, have appointed Urban House Media to manage its PR and media communications.
Urban House Media is excited to work with this premium compost and growing medium production company and look forward to meeting its publicity and communication needs. 20 Jan 2014
Eclipse PR has been appointed by Cape Town Design NPC to manage PR for the campaign and act as the Press Office for all its media queries. 15 Jan 2014
Joe Public has been appointed as the technology partner for the rebuilding of Primedia's 567 Cape Talk and 702 Talk Radio websites, after a three-way pitch against reputable and established corporate software development houses. 15 Jan 2014
Dei Gratia Marketing & Communications has once again been selected as the PR agency of choice by Kwikspace Modular Buildings and Cascade Country Manor for 2014.
Dei Gratia has also welcomed two new clients to its portfolio this year, namely Tuningi Safari Lodge and The Outpost, both of which belong to the Seasons in Africa group. 14 Jan 2014
Ventures Africa has appointed Snapplify digital publishing solutions provider to distribute its digital business and finance magazine. 18 Dec 2013
Tuned In Publicity has been appointed to run with the public relations for Lusito Land, the annual Joburg-based festival held at the end of April every year. 17 Dec 2013
Free State based brand and personal reputation management agency, SV Agency bagged account management for Bongs Ndima, the Bar One Manhunt S3 runner-up and Fitness Specialist for the 2014 strategic year. 17 Dec 2013
Lesley Simpson Communications is proud to announce a new client addition to its portfolio - The Zulu Nyala Group, comprising of Zulu Nyala Country Manor in Johannesburg, and Safari Game Lodge, Heritage Safari Lodge and Hemingway Tented Camp in Zululand. 12 Dec 2013
Qantas Airways has appointed Johannesburg-based communications agency PR Worx to strengthen the awareness of the airline's services in South Africa and further develop Qantas' position in the corporate travel market.
Qantas' regional GM Africa Michi Messner said PR support in South Africa is key in effectively communicating the wider benefits to customers when flying with Qantas.
"PR Worx has successfully and professionally assisted Qantas on a number of projects since 2010 and we are pleased to appoint the agency full-time to help promote our daily Boeing 747 services from Johannesburg to Sydney," said Messner. 12 Dec 2013
The five-star hotel, Taj Cape Town, has appointed marcusbrewster as its PR agency of record. 10 Dec 2013
The FIPP Digital Factbook is an annual report on digital media in the form of a physically printed magazine. 10 Dec 2013
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