Education

Cornerstone Performance Solutions – marketing consultant, editor of brochures and event support

Umalusi – (Quality Assurance for higher education in South Africa) media and PR management

SA Graduate Development Association – Sponsorship and Event Management of Deputy President of South Africa Gala Dinner (400 pax), Graduate Summit (300 pax) and AGM

Community Plumbing Challenge - PR Media Liaison Lead for International Association of Plumbing & Mechanical Officers (IAPMO, USA) 

Consumer

Pampers Premium Care - Event Management Media Launch South Africa

Energy and Environmental

Interwaste Environmental Solutions listed waste management company in South Africa, ran PR, CSI and publicity account

Suzlon Wind Energy – 5th largest wind turbine manufacture in the world – project management of media liaison, media launch of operations, COP17 media liaison, and Chairman’s visits to South Africa.

Total South Africa - project lead on event logisitcs, conceptualisation of launch of global entrepreneural campaign in South Africa and Namibia

Financial Services

Investec South Africa - Publicity Consultant, Investec Day of Dreams

Price Waterhouse Southern Africa (now PWC- Marketing Manager (eight years 23 branches 1500 staff)

Experian - Corporate Golf Day, Production of Marketing Materials

International Trust Corporation (now TransUnion) – Group Communications Manager

National Debt Mediation Association – 2009 National Media Launch and Press Relations

Government

Embassy of Chile – Presidential visit conference

National Roads Agency

Grasslands Program – managed PR, event, website and publicity management. Part of the SanParks government organisation to save grassland biomes in South Africa

Transnet – B2B / Arivia national product launch

African Canadian Emerging Leaders Dialogue – pro bono publicity work for HRH The Princess Royal, Princess Ann, is chairperson of this young emerging leaders program.

President of Chile – Corporate Conference

Health

Discovery Health –Snr Management Strategic Marketing Conference – event staging

Community Plumbing Challenge - PR Media Liaison Lead for International Association of Plumbing & Mechanical Officers (IAPMO, USA) 

Music, Hotel and Leisure

Planet Hotels - Marketing/PR Consultant for Castle Kyalami; Cayley Lodge; Kiara Lodge

Nu Metro - Harry Potter & Lion King Retailer/ Media Launches

CelticFEST – Marketing and publicity of this annual cultural event, doubled gate visitors in first year

MTN Sundome – Provision of centralised marketing, sponsorship and PR services

Ian von Memerty Productions – Publicist (Handful of Keys; Captain Entertainment)

Standard Bank International Joy of Jazz – Conceptualized, event logistics and management of publicity of International Joy of Jazz Media Launch

Industrial Technology

Robert Bosch 125th Anniversary – Conceptualise Corporate Social Initiatives for the five main company divisions

Bosch Power Tools SA – PR and media management, conceptualise and implement annual media connect days for all brand managers with relevant consumer and trade media

Information and Technology

InfoSat – Conseptualise and produce marketing materials

Creative Labs – National road show product launch

Executrain - Client promotions with Springbok rugby team

B2B Africa – Conceptualise, implement and producr national road show conference and marketing materials

Media and Advertising

African Media Entertainment – Marketing & Sponsorship for group of companies (including MTN Sundome, Big Concerts, Golden Gloves, Moonlighting and Penguin Films)

Out of Home Media Association – recognized industry body for all out of home advertising and media platforms in South Africa – project manage annual awards and manage and conceptualise communications and publicity campaigns

eTV – National television broadcaster in South Africa, event managed local tour of two main soapie programme brands in three major cities to more than 12,000 fans

Wag the Dog Publishers – Managed company pblicity account including five media tittles for three years, including conceptualization of four media forum events whereby media debated topical and controversial media topics

MOST Awards – South African media owners and media agency awards, conceptualized and managed event logistics and publicity campaign for two years

Women in the Media Awards – local media awards for women across all media platforms, conceptualized and managed event logistics and publicity campaign for three years

Print Media South Africa – managed PR account for a year

Pendoring Awards – PR and media management of Afrikaans creative advertising awards

Vodacom Women in the Media Awards– PR & Event Management; Press liaison and photography

Jupiter Drawing Room (Johannesburg) global advertising agency – PR account management

Mining and Engineering

Anglo Platinum Promotional activities for shared services unit

International Gold Corporation - PR Manager (two years)

Joburg Indaba - Head Media Relations for two day investment in mining conferenece (4 years)

Junior Indaba - Head Media Relations for two day junior investment mining conference (2 years)

Resources4Africa- Marketing and communications strategy, and tactical plan implementation for African mining and resource conference

Steel Engineering Industry Federation of South Africa (SEIFSA) Exhibition Stand which won Blue IQ’s Best Stand Award; Annual Banquet (400 corporate clients); Marketing Consultant; Corporate ID review;Annual Industry Awards

88Chemo - Editorial releases

Martec - Marketing Consultant; Corporate ID

Quick Service Restaurants

ChickenTyme – Conceptualized, event managed and ran publicity for launch of brand in South Africa

Recruitment

Professional Assignments Group – PR and media management for two years

Sport

Investec South Africa - Publicity Consultant, Investec Day of Dreams

Discovery Sport Industry Awards - Local PR/Media Manager

Nike Rugby Development Day (7500 children) – Sponsorship and Event Management

Cricket World Cup – Licensing Manager

Vodacom Soccer Challenge PR, Protocol & CSI Manager (Manchester United, Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs 2006 tour)

Ladies African Golf Tour – Media Manager 3 years – (Telkom Classic, Acer Open, Pam Golding Ladies International, WPGA Masters)

Women’s World Cup of Golf – Media Manager 4 years (400 media pax) – All Media, Website, Accreditation, Accommodation, Interviews across all platforms, photography, management of media centre and logistics) raised exposure from R800 per annum to R340 million within five years

Nedbank Women’s Golf Tour – Media Manager 5 years (Telkom Classic, Acer Open, Pam Golding Ladies International; Nedbank Masters)

International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Cricket Tournament – Media operations manager

Telkom PGA Championship – Media Management & PR

Standard Bank Schools Pro20 Challenge (2 yrs.) – Nationwide media management, media launch and media facilities on site at events

National Olympic Committee of South Africa - National Olympic Program Manager Atlanta (3 years)

Atlanta Olympics – Manager of South Africa House in Atlanta; Manager Corporate Hospitality in Atlanta (500 CEO’s and press core); Licensing Manager

Rugby World Cup – Licensing Manager

National Olympic Day – Fun Run -  Event Management (+5000)

National Olympic Festival – Event Management (700 Athletes)

National Olympic Banquet – 500 guests including athletes, sponsors, media and politicians

Volvo Golf Champions – Worked with international journalists in managing local PR media liaison, placement and negotiation of exposure articles and broadcast interviews reporting to Volvo Communications Director at head office in Sweden

Other

Independent Electoral Commission (South Africa) Communications Consultant – Marketing/ Communication Strategies, Marketing Tenders, Call Centre Project Manager for 2004 National Elections (8 month project)