Hook, Line & Sinker (HLS) is an award winning content agency that helps fellow brands across Africa to find the right hook and deliver the ultimate marketing and communications sinker!.
I still believe, good research can change business and society, by creating a groundswell of better decisions..
Bertina Engelbrecht has been chief executive officer at Clicks Group since January 2022. She joined the group as group human resources director in March 2006 and her responsibilities expanded in December 2020 to include strategic stakeholder engagement.
Boris Dzhingarov graduated UNWE with a major in marketing. He is the CEO of ESBO ltd brand mentioning agency.
Brendan Seery has been in the news business for most of his life, covering coups, wars, famines - and some funny stories - across Africa. Brendan Seery's Orchids and Onions column ran each week in the Saturday Star in Johannesburg and the Weekend Argus in Cape Town..
Brett Rogers, culture lead at Cape Town advertising agency HaveYouHeard and content curator for In_, a channel of content, which showcases cultural forces that are changing the world. It aims to inform, inspire and entertain the viewer and does so with multimedia posts, including podcasts, videos, google trends, mini Q+A's and more.
Futurist, economist and trend analyst. Partner at Flux Trends..
My passion for design excellence ensures bottom line results for my long-standing national and international clients. (www.fusiondesign.co.za) "The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place." George Bernard Shaw.
Caroline Nelson is the CEO and Country Manager for H&M South Africa, responsible for overall strategy, sales, people, operations, sustainability and expansion of the South African organisation. Nelson has worked with the H&M Group across varying roles in the United States while also supporting expansion into Central and South America and New Zealand.
Charles Siboto is a delightful, youngish person. He firmly believes that kindness matters and cannot abide people who are asshats..
Cyril Naicker is the Chief Executive at Imprint Luxury, an events, PR and marketing company. He is also the country coordinator of Fashion Revolution South Africa, an international fashion activism NGO addressing the clothing and textile crisis, and he has been appointed as the Chief Sustainability Executive at Plain Tiger, a global platform for sustainable and ethical luxury..
Danette Breitenbach is a marketing & media editor at Bizcommunity.com. Previously she freelanced in the marketing and media sector, including for Bizcommunity.
Daniel Dercksen has been a contributor for Lifestyle since 2012. As the driving force behind the successful independent training initiative The Writing Studio and a published film and theatre journalist of 40 years, teaching workshops in creative writing, playwriting and screenwriting throughout South Africa and internationally the past 22 years.
Debbie Hathway is an award-winning writer, with a special interest in luxury lifestyle (watches, jewellery, travel) and the arts..
Di Brown is a freelance travel writer based in Cape Town. Part of the tourism industry for the last 20 years, Di is a supporter of responsible tourism, advocates for animal rights in tourism and is a keen amateur photographer..
PR & Communications at AFDA /Alumni / Festivals.
Freelancer specialising in games and entertainment | My first loves are writing, music and video games.
Press Office Assistant.
CEO at G&G Productions.
Howard Feldman is one of SA's leading entrepreneurs and Head of Marketing & People at Synthesis. His experience is global and extensive, spanning more than 20 years of working as a businessman, philanthropist and social commentator.
Ilse is a freelance journalist and editor with a passion for people & their stories (check out Passing Stories). She is also the editor of Go & Travel, a platform connecting all the stakeholders in the travel & tourism industry.
Jess is Senior Editor: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com. She is also a contributing writer.
Editor: CSI & Sustainability at Bizcommunity..
Jonathan Cherry is a futurist and business strategist who works with organisations to design better strategies that effectively create a significant competitive advantage. Over the past 20 years he's worked with retailers such as Yuppiechef, Woolworths and Kitchen Warehouse (Australia), has an MPhil Futures Studies from Stellenbosch University and is a member of the Association of Professional Futurists. ..
Karabo Ledwaba is a Marketing and Media Editor at Bizcommunity and award-winning journalist. Before joining the publication she worked at Sowetan as a content producer and reporter.
Katja is the Finance and Health Editor at Bizcommunity..
Managing editor and retail editor at Bizcommunity.com. Cape Town apologist.
Lucilla Booyzen is the CEO at SA Fashion Week..
Marketing Director at Virgin Active South Africa.
Maijaliina Hansen-Chipps is the Marketing Category Lead for RTDs at Distell, managing growth and performance of a brand portfolio including Savanna, Extreme and Bernini. Her focus is on long-term portfolio marketing and innovation strategies, and developing brands with purpose and distinct USPs, by understanding the core needs of consumers and their communities.
|Mariette du Toit-Helmbold|
Mariette du Toit-Helmbold is an international destination marketing and tourism thought leader, as well as a writer and public speaker on tourism, responsible tourism, destination marketing, brand innovation and digital strategy. She established Destinate, an international specialised destination and tourism marketing agency, after an enviable tenure of 10 years as the CEO of Cape Town Tourism..
Co-owner at Triple M Entertainment, founder Music Exchange, manager Sipho Hotstix Mabuse.
Mike Sharman is the owner of Retroviral Digital Communications, an online communications consultancy specialising in communication strategy, social media and content creation..
Naresh Maharaj is a petrol head who loves cars and writing about them. He is also a Member of the SA Guild of Motoring Journalists.
|Natalie Le Clue|
Pop culture enthusiast and writer.
Natasha Maharaj is the Marketing Director for Distell. Natasha in her current role has led the Marketing Department of Distell Southern Africa for over 2.5yrs which includes short and long-term marketing and innovation strategy development and execution.
Nicola Cooper is a trend researcher, analyst and cultural strategist at Nicola Cooper & Associates (NC&A), as well as in-house trend research at 99c advertising and communications agency.
Nomvelo Masango is a seasoned journalist with bylines in some of the country's biggest publications, including Sowetan, Business Day Wanted and Nounouche Online. Her beats include Lifestyle, Travel, Entertainment and Wellness..
Production and Content Assistant at Bizcommunity.
With a proven track record in business management and finance, Oz Desai heads up Flight Centre Travel Group's dynamic Corporate Traveller brand in South Africa. Having worked in a retail travel, management and finance environment within the Flight Centre group, Desai's first-hand experience brings great depth to the role of positioning Corporate Traveller as the preferred provider of travel solutions to corporate South Africa..
Phiona Okumu is the head of music in sub-Saharan Africa at Spotify.
Rachel Reynolds is currently based in Cape Town and writes both in her personal capacity and for an online education company where she designs technical courses that are presented to working professionals. Prior to this, she worked as a writer, editor and production assistant.
Editor at Bizcommunity..
Ruth is the production manager at Bizcommunity. moc.ytinummoczib@htur.
Head Chef at Salsify at the Roundhouse.
A long-time globetrotter, Shellee-Kim spent seven years travelling through 43 countries..
Sindy Peters (@sindy_hullaba_lou) is a group editor at Bizcommunity.com on the Construction, Energy & Mining, ESG & Sustainability, and Property portals. She can be reached at moc.ytinummoczib@ydnis..
Lead content strategist at Irvine Partners.
Tecla Ciolfi is founder and manager of music news website Texx and the City has been a part of the music industry in South Africa for the last 10 years in various capacities, namely journalism, radio presenting, event curation and artist management..
Yael Geffen is the CEO of Sotheby's International Realty South Africa and a member of the board. Geffen has a BA in Communications and Economics and a Master's Degree in Integrated Marketing and Communications Strategy..