Joe Public United
(Group: Joe Public Connect / Joe Public Engage / Joe Public Ignite / Joe Public / Joe Public Shift)

Joe Public United are an integrated communications group, growing our clients’ brands through five specialist agencies.

Johannesburg

Group CCO: Pepe Marais / CCO: Xolisa Dyeshana
Group CEO: Gareth Leck / Deputy MD: Khuthala Gala Holten / Group Chief Strategic Officer: Laurent Marty

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Founded in 1998 and growing into Joe Public United in 2007, makes this advertising communication group one of the country’s largest 100% independently owned entities. Its core purpose is to deliver on growth – growth of its people, its clients, and country. Joe Public United was rated as the 2014 Agency Group of the Year and also as the Agencies’ Agency of the Year for two consecutive years running. The group is an integrated offering serviced through its specialist companies: Joe Public (Above-the-line), Joe Public Connect (Digital), Joe Public Engage (Public Relations), Joe Public Ignite (Beyond-the-Line) and Joe Public Shift (Brand Design). The group also has African and European partners/affiliates in 14 different countries.

  • Financial Mail : Agency of The Year – 2012
  • Financial Mail: Agency of the Year – 2014
  • Finweek Adreview: Agency of The Year – 2013
  • Finweek Adreview: Gauteng Agency of The Year – 2013
  • Finweek Adreview: Agency Choice Award – 2013
  • Finweek Adreview: Agency Group of The Year – 2014
  • The Annual: Agencies’ of The Year – 2013
  • The Annual: Agencies’ of The Year – 2014
  • Marklives.com: Most Admired Agency In South Africa – 2015

Joe Public United Building

Nicol Main Office Park
2 Bruton Road
Bryanston
Johannesburg

Company Telephone: +27 (0)10 591 7770

New Business:

Tarryn Pitchers
tarrynp@joepublic.co.za

New Talent:

Mlungisi Bulo
mlungisib@joepublic.co.za

Featured Work

Awarded Work

Featured Showcases

South Africa’s Work to Watch June 2022

June 14th, 2022|

Here you can find all the winning work awarded by the Creative Circle in the first quarter of 2022. Congratulations to the incredibly talented teams of creatives and filmmakers who made these stand-out projects come to life – you are all gorgeous geniuses, indeed a rare combination.

South Africa’s D&AD 2022. All the Winners and the Work.

June 2nd, 2022|

D&AD Awards celebrate creative excellence in design and advertising. This year's Pencil winners have been announced and include some big hitters from South Africa. Drumroll please ... Pun intended because Chicken reigns supreme again. Romance and director Greg Gray took home a Graphite Pencil for Chicken Licken 'Feel the Fire', which they collaborated on with the meisters from Joe Public United, Deliverance, Marc Algranti Music and Chocolate Tribe. Congrats to all the winners! You can see the winning work and the winning teams behind the work below.

South Africa’s One Show 2022. All the Work and the Winners.

May 24th, 2022|

Congratulations to all the Pencil and Merit winners in The One Show 2022. Special shoutout to the legends at Joe Public, again stealing the show with two Silvers and a Bronze for their work on Chicken Licken🍗. Winners were announced in advance of The One Show in-person awards show which took place on May 20 in New York. Ain’t nobody got time to fly to NY so here we’ve made it incredibly easy to find all the winning work and the winning people who created it.

Ad of the Year 2021. All the Work and the Winners.

March 17th, 2022|

Congratulations to all the winners in the 2021 Creative Circle ‘Joe Public United of the Year’ awards…wait, wait, we mean ‘Ad of the Year’ awards. But damn Joe, well done team on picking up 15 of the 24 awards 🔥 The awards were held on the 10th of March and here we've made it easy peasy to find all the winning work and the winning people who created it.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards February 2022

March 10th, 2022|

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by none other than… drumroll please… and hit it; Creative Director at Joe Public United, Claudi Potter and Director and Founder of Olamuk, Mzi Kumalo. Congratulations to February's top crafters, Patriot Films' Sam Coleman, Romance's Greg Gray and co-directors Michael Rodrigues & Tarryn Hatchett from We are_.

Companies within the Joe Public United Group

Joe Public

Above-the-line agency within Joe Public United Group.

Johannesburg

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Joe Public Shift

Brand Design agency within Joe Public United Group.

Johannesburg

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Joe Public Ignite

Cross-platform agency within Joe Public United Group.

Johannesburg

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Joe Public Engage

Public Relations agency within Joe Public United Group.

Johannesburg

Company Website

Joe Public Connect

Digital agency within Joe Public United Group.

Johannesburg

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