Black River F.C.
A proudly South African creative agency in the business of generating world-class ideas.
Executive Creative Director: Roanna Williams
Managing Director: Trevor Ndhlovu
We are a 100% black owned, full-service Advertising agency that delivers bespoke solutions to social, economic, business and brand challenges. We are respected for our grasp of the local market – as well as our agility, capability and personalized service.
Founder and Chairman: Groovin Nchabeleng
Managing Director: Tracey Copley
Executive Creative Director: Sandile Mkhasibe
An independent award-winning agency with a unique approach, we focus on helping brands tell the right stories, to the right people, at the right time. Driven by metrics and data, we’ll help you develop a unique and resonating brand narrative, no matter the platform.
Co-CEO: Tom Manners / Nic Simmonds
Creative Business Unit Director: Marc de la Querra / Interactive Director: Ciaran Burnand
Executive Head of Client Service: Lynne Krawchuk
We’re an integrated agency, founded from the belief that homegrown observations and insights are richer than distant research data. We aim to create relevance in the digital age.
Creative Director: Thando Somacele
Managing Director: Sanele Pesane
A branding and marketing agency designed for the integrated world.
Founder and Creative Partner: Tom Cullinan / Dana Cullinan
DDB South Africa
Our advertising is part of client’s products and they expect us to be as progressive as they are. We are changing because they are changing. The way to get people to give a damn is to make advertising what they give a damn about.
CEO: Emmet O’ Hanlon
Executive Creative Director: Conan Green
DUKE is an integrated marketing company that puts the best people in the corner of contender brands so they can win the fight for customers’ attention.
Chief Executive Officer: Wayne Naidoo / Executive Creative Director: Mike Beukes
Chief Strategy Officer: Steve Miller / Client Services Director: Kate Wilson
A diverse, passionate group collaborating across the continent. Devoted to creating ideas that change behaviour.
Group CEO & Group Chief Creative Officer: Brett Morris
Chief Creative Officers: Ahmed Tilly
Fell + Co
We are premium digital content agency, driven to find the balance between purpose, story and aesthetics.
Managing Director: Greg Fell
Key Accounts Manager: Kirsten Gerber
Head of Content: Andrew King
FoxP2 Cape Town
The freedom to mutate. In Cape Town.
Executive Creative Director: Justin Gomes / Andrew Whitehouse (Design)
CEO: Charl Thom
Grey Advertising Africa
Grey is the leading global advertising group, positioned as “Famously Effective” since 1917. We work as a “Networked agency” rather than an agency network tapping into the collective creativity of 10 000 of the brightest thinkers worldwide.
CEO: Paul Jackson / ECD: Fran Luckin
We create, refresh and invigorate brands.
Doha, Johannesburg & New York
Joint CEO & Partner: David Cohen / Joint CEO & Partner: Adam Byars
Chief Creative Officer & Founder: Nathan Reddy
At Havas Worldwide Johannesburg, we’re about brands. Creating them, defining them, evolving them, championing them and inspiring people to take them into not just their heads, but their hearts.
CEO: Lynn Madeley
Chief Creative Officer: John Davenport
The Human Connections Agency.
MD: Robyn Campbell
CCO: Mike Barnwell
ECD: Camilla Clerke
House of Brave
House of Brave exists to challenge the status quo with strategic and creative intelligence. In doing so we create brave spaces for brands to live in and grow.
CEO: Karabo Songo / MD: Andrew Shuttleworth
ECD: Vanessa Pearson / Strategy Director: Rob Van Rooyen / Digital Director: Musa Kalenga
Iconic is an integrated digital communications agency with a focus on content production and performance.
We make remarkable content for brands and connect them with their audience.
Managing Director & Creative Director: Andrew Kirkby
Executive Producer: Keane Balt
Strategic Lead: Daniel Kolossa
Joe Public United
Joe Public United are an integrated communications group, growing our clients’ brands through five specialist agencies.
Group CEO: Gareth Leck / Deputy MD: Khuthala Gala Holten
Group Chief Creative Officer: Pepe Marais / Chief Creative Officer: Xolisa Dyeshana
King James Group
King James Group is a 20-year old, independent South African agency, made up of seven specialist companies and divisions that work in tandem.
CEO: James Barty
Chief Creative Officer: Alistair King
King James Group Johannesburg
Hear ye, hear ye…
MD: Charles Matterson
Creative Founding Partners: Rob Mc Lennan / Graeme Jenner
Machine_ is a brand experience company led by specialists in experiences, communications and commerce.
Cape Town and Johannesburg
MD: Robyn Campbell / Executive Creative Director: PJ Eales
Head of Strategy: Marc Horne
It’s only ever about people. And we’re good people.
Chief Creative Officer: Stu Stobbs
Executive Vice President: Derek Coles
M&C Saatchi Abel
Brutal Simplicity of thought.
Cape Town & Johannesburg
CEO: Mike Abel / CCO: Neo Mashigo
ECD: Jake Bester (CPT) & Adam Weber (JHB)
Creative Partner: Gordon Ray
Murmur is a multi-faceted creative agency. Identity drives us, irregularity excites us. We look at the identity of people or entities, and uncover what makes them unique and different.
ECD / Director: Shelley Atkinson & SJ Naude
We believed that great ideas have the power to change the world, mobilise behaviour and change and build social cohesion. We still do, and in fact, now we know they can. Great ideas break through the wallpaper of mediocrity and the wall of indifference.
Group CEO Boniswa Pezisa / Managing Director: Leo Manne
Chief Creative Officer: Mike Schalit / Executive Creative Director: Spike Kunene
NORTH is a visual communications agency
Design Director / Partner: Mike Bond
Creative Director / Partner: Gavin Williams
The Odd Number
We are a truly integrated agency that believes in the power of ideas.
Creative Director / Co-Founder: Sibusiso Sitole
Managing Director / Co-Founder: Xola Nouse
The Riverbed Agency
We’re the largest, independent black female owned agency in SA, merging true diversity and bold omni-channel ideas.
CEO: Monalisa Zwambile
ECD: Bridget Johnson
Ogilvy Cape Town
We are a Cape Town-based integrated creative advertising agency that is characterised by a reverence towards brands and a dedication to ideas.
CEO: Alistair Mokoena / MD: Vicki Buys
Chief Creative Officer: Pete Case / Executive Creative Director: Tseliso Rangaka
We are a Johannesburg-based integrated advertising agency defined by a devotion to brands and a dedication to ideas.
CEO: Alistair Mokoena / MD: Elouise Kelly
Chief Creative Officer: Matthew Barnes / Executive Creative Director: Molefi Thulo & Peter Little
Saatchi & Saatchi South Africa
Saatchi & Saatchi is the “Nothing is Impossible” agency, driven by big thinking, big ideas and a can-do spirit.
Cape Town & Johannesburg
Managing Director: Quinton Luck / Managing Partner: Colin Herholdt
Chief Creative Officer: Jonathan Beggs / Head of Strategy: Mia Cronje
We are a strategic creative agency that delivers digital-first brand experiences and products that drive business results.
Founder and Digital Director: Darren Mansour
Sunshinegun is an inspirational company focused on strategic brand design and communication. Based in sunny South Africa and not so sunny London, we deliver illuminating work for our clients, throughout Africa, the Middle East, UK, Canada, USA and Australia.
Johannesburg & London
Founder & Creative Partners: George Rautenbach / Bronwen Rautenbach
Managing director: Katinka Pretorius / Digital and New Business Partner: Roshni Morar
Life’s too short to be mediocre.
CEO: Karabo Denalane
Chief Creative Officer: Peter Khoury / Executive Creative Directors: Keith Manning / Carl Willoughby / Kabelo Moshapalo
Thirty Four Degrees South Marketing
A fiercely independent agency creating advertising that works with insights that are real.
Cape Town, Johannesburg & Nairobi
CEO: Andy Sutcliffe / MD: Grant Hillary
Creative Directors: Wilton Ackeer / Geraint Gronow
Hello, we’re Utopia, a creative brand agency focused on changing the fortunes of brands, people, and planet.
Managing and Creative Partner: Carl Cardinelli
Creating Connected Brands.
Cape Town & Johannesburg
CEO: Jarred Cinman / Deputy CEO: Di Wilson / MD: Danelle Stiles
Chief Creative Officer: Ryan McManus / Head of VMLY&R Cape Town: Ben Wagner / Chief Growth Officer: Kevin Lourens