BUILDING BRANDS

Good brand stories begin with listening to and understanding our clients’ needs. As we craft their stories, the narratives unfold and the content garners the attention of target audiences over a series of chapters. The outcome is a positive impact on the development of their business. In our book, we consider these to be happy endings and the beginnings of cracking sequels…

BUILDING BRANDS

Good brand stories begin with listening to and understanding our clients’ needs. As we craft their stories, the narratives unfold and the content garners the attention of target audiences over a series of chapters. The outcome is a positive impact on the development of their business. In our book, we consider these to be happy endings and the beginnings of cracking sequels…

BUILDING BRANDS

Good brand stories begin with listening to and understanding our clients’ needs. As we craft their stories, the narratives unfold and the content garners the attention of target audiences over a series of chapters. The outcome is a positive impact on the development of their business. In our book, we consider these to be happy endings and the beginnings of cracking sequels…

BUILDING BRANDS

Good brand stories begin with listening to and understanding our clients’ needs. As we craft their stories, the narratives unfold and the content garners the attention of target audiences over a series of chapters. The outcome is a positive impact on the development of their business. In our book, we consider these to be happy endings and the beginnings of cracking sequels…

Our purpose

We seek to raise the awareness and reputation of our clients’ brands through effective communication, engagement and activation.

Our purpose

We seek to raise the awareness and reputation of our clients’ brands through effective communication, engagement and activation.

A tradition of truth and integrity

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HWB Communications was founded by respected Journalist and Strategist Evelyn John Holtzhausen and PR doyen Ann Wallis-Brown in 1996.

What started out as a pure play PR company has evolved into an integrated full-service, strategically driven communications and marketing agency with a talented team led by Strategist and Managing Director Lynn Erasmus.

Focus. Attention to detail. Follow through.”
After more than 20 years, this mantra continues to guide us every single day.

A tradition of truth and integrity

HWB - Home - A Tradition of Truth & Integrity

HWB Communications was founded by respected Journalist and Strategist Evelyn John Holtzhausen and PR doyen Ann Wallis-Brown in 1996.

What started out as a pure play PR company has evolved into an integrated full-service, strategically driven communications and marketing agency with a talented team led by Strategist and Managing Director Lynn Erasmus.

Focus. Attention to detail. Follow through.”
After more than 20 years, this mantra continues to guide us every single day.

A tradition of truth and integrity

HWB Communications was founded by respected Journalist and Strategist Evelyn John Holtzhausen and PR doyen Ann Wallis-Brown in 1996.

What started out as a pure play PR company has evolved into an integrated full-service, strategically driven communications and marketing agency with a talented team led by Strategist and Managing Director Lynn Erasmus.

Focus. Attention to detail. Follow through.”
After more than 20 years, this mantra continues to guide us every single day.

HWB - Home - A Tradition of Truth & Integrity

A tradition of truth and integrity

HWB - Home - A Tradition of Truth & Integrity

HWB Communications was founded by respected Journalist and Strategist Evelyn John Holtzhausen and PR doyen Ann Wallis-Brown in 1996.

What started out as a pure play PR company has evolved into an integrated full-service, strategically driven communications and marketing agency with a talented team led by Strategist and Managing Director Lynn Erasmus.

Focus. Attention to detail. Follow through.”
After more than 20 years, this mantra continues to guide us every single day.

Local presence, global reach

We are a member of the Public Relations Global Network. The PRGN gives HWB and our clients access to the expertise and resources of more than 45 partner agencies in major markets worldwide. It also provides access to international media and stakeholder networks.

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Local presence, global reach

We are a member of the Public Relations Global Network. The PRGN gives HWB and our clients access to the expertise and resources of more than 45 partner agencies in major markets worldwide. It also provides access to international media and stakeholder networks.

HWB - PRGN logo

Local presence, global reach

We are a member of the Public Relations Global Network. The PRGN gives HWB and our clients access to the expertise and resources of more than 45 partner agencies in major markets worldwide. It also provides access to international media and stakeholder networks.

HWB - PRGN logo

Local presence, global reach

We are a member of the Public Relations Global Network. The PRGN gives HWB and our clients access to the expertise and resources of more than 45 partner agencies in major markets worldwide. It also provides access to international media and stakeholder networks.

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THE POWER OF STRONG RELATIONSHIPS…

Getting to know the ins and outs of a client’s business and doing what’s right for them is the bedrock on which our many enduring relationships have been built.

THE POWER OF STRONG RELATIONSHIPS…

Getting to know the ins and outs of a client’s business and doing what’s right for them is the bedrock on which our many enduring relationships have been built.

THE POWER OF STRONG RELATIONSHIPS…

Getting to know the ins and outs of a client’s business and doing what’s right for them is the bedrock on which our many enduring relationships have been built.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS HAVE TO SAY

HWB – Testimonials – African Unity logo

The HWB Communications team of specialists are professional, energetic, innovative, extremely creative, confident and results-driven. Their team always delivers valuable proposals resulting in the desired results – that is what we as a client expect from them. Every HWB Communications initiative and campaign for AUL focuses on our business needs, is creative, based on outcomes-thinking and well structured. Each such project is timeously executed and delivers on the bottom line.

Charles Van Der Walt
Head of Marketing & Product Development African Unity
HWB – Testimonials – Averda logo

The HWB team have shown themselves able and willing to master a high degree of technical jargon and industry knowledge to deliver PR results for Averda both within key sectoral targets – strategically supporting our sales and marketing goals – and with wider, ‘general public’ communications. They have consistently delivered on-time, innovative communications for us, within budget.

Polly Markandya
Group Communications Manager Averda
HWB – Testimonials – Pharma Dynamics logo

The team at HWB is highly experienced in digital media and social media/ community management. Pharma Dynamics can fully rely on HWB to take care of our marketing activities in the digital space in order to maximise our brand’s exposure to the relevant target audience.
We believe that the team at HWB Communications are consummate professionals who act with the highest levels of professionalism and skill to ensure continued growth of the Pharma Dynamics brand online.

Nicole Jennings
Corporate Communications Manager Pharma Dynamics
HWB – Testimonials – SAPVIA logo

The HWB Communications team are professional, proactive, and results-driven. Their expertise and understanding of the renewable energy landscape has helped us in selecting newsworthy themes that are relevant and aligned to current news and regulatory developments in the sector.

Niveshen Govender
COO SAPVIA
HWB – Testimonials – Table Mountain Aerial Cableway logo

The HWB team has unquestionably raised our profile through proactive media relations to boost our marketing campaigns and publicise our achievements. From a strategic perspective, they’ve shown that they grasp the challenges and see the opportunities in a very crowded and competitive attractions tourism sector.
The agency is well-respected in their industry and operates with a high level of professionalism and enthusiasm to deliver solid results regardless of the brief.

Wahida Parker
Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company MD
HWB – Testimonials – Industroclean logo

Their expertise, guidance and understanding of the B2B landscape has helped us in selecting newsworthy angles and topics that are relevant for our industry. The editorial delivered has resulted in increased and improved overall exposure and coverage for Industroclean, both in online and in printed platforms and publications.

Emma Corder
Industroclean Managing Director
HWB – Testimonials – MyCiTi logo

They excel at strategic guidance, display a work ethic that engenders trust and maintain a very high standard of delivery. They are a valuable resource, especially in a large and complex environment such as that presented by the City of Cape Town’s Transport Department.
The agency is highly regarded and will be a valuable asset to any project which requires its areas of expertise.

Ester Moag
Head of Integrated Transport Communication, MyCiTi
HWB – Testimonials – Hippo.co.za logo

We find HWB to be a highly ethical agency with a team that is proactive, professional and proficient in the work they do for Hippo.co.za. We highly recommend their communications and media relations services.

Vera Nagtegaal
Executive Head Hippo.co.za
HWB – Testimonials – SOLA logo

We have a complex business and a very niche target market, and HWB’s skilled team have been able to fully comprehend our business, whilst also making our subjects relevant to the media audience and our own target market. The HWB team are also personable, approachable, and very relaxed, and this sets them apart from other agencies. It is a pleasure to work with them.

Kate Pallett
Marketing & Communications Manager SOLA Group
HWB – Testimonials – Coca-Cola logo

The team at HWB Communications are consummate professionals, who act with the highest levels of professionalism and skill to ensure continued growth of the Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages brand in South Africa.

Priscilla Urquhart
PAC Manager: Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages
HWB – Testimonials – Fidelity ADT logo

HWB has shown a high level of commitment and understanding of the security industry which has enabled them not only to manage crisis and reputational risk issues on our behalf, but also to secure positive media coverage that has assisted in building the Fidelity ADT brand. HWB functions with consistent professionalism, expertise and integrity.

Charnel Hattingh
Head of Marketing & Communications: Fidelity ADT

WHAT OUR CLIENTS HAVE TO SAY

HWB – Testimonials – African Unity logo

The HWB Communications team of specialists are professional, energetic, innovative, extremely creative, confident and results-driven. Their team always delivers valuable proposals resulting in the desired results – that is what we as a client expect from them. Every HWB Communications initiative and campaign for AUL focuses on our business needs, is creative, based on outcomes-thinking and well structured. Each such project is timeously executed and delivers on the bottom line.

Charles van der Walt
Head of Marketing & Product Development
African Unity

HWB – Testimonials – Averda logo

The HWB team have shown themselves able and willing to master a high degree of technical jargon and industry knowledge to deliver PR results for Averda both within key sectoral targets – strategically supporting our sales and marketing goals – and with wider, ‘general public’ communications. They have consistently delivered on-time, innovative communications for us, within budget.

Polly Markandya
Group Communications Manager
Averda

HWB – Testimonials – Pharma Dynamics logo

The team at HWB is highly experienced in digital media and social media/ community management. Pharma Dynamics can fully rely on HWB to take care of our marketing activities in the digital space in order to maximise our brand’s exposure to the relevant target audience.
We believe that the team at HWB Communications are consummate professionals who act with the highest levels of professionalism and skill to ensure continued growth of the Pharma Dynamics brand online.

Nicole Jennings
Corporate Communications Manager
Pharma Dynamics

HWB – Testimonials – SAPVIA logo

The HWB Communications team are professional, proactive, and results-driven. Their expertise and understanding of the renewable energy landscape has helped us in selecting newsworthy themes that are relevant and aligned to current news and regulatory developments in the sector.

Niveshen Govender
COO
SAPVIA

HWB – Testimonials – Table Mountain Aerial Cableway logo

The HWB team has unquestionably raised our profile through proactive media relations to boost our marketing campaigns and publicise our achievements. From a strategic perspective, they’ve shown that they grasp the challenges and see the opportunities in a very crowded and competitive attractions tourism sector.
The agency is well-respected in their industry and operates with a high level of professionalism and enthusiasm to deliver solid results regardless of the brief.

Wahida Parker
Company MD
Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

HWB – Testimonials – Industroclean logo

Their expertise, guidance and understanding of the B2B landscape has helped us in selecting newsworthy angles and topics that are relevant for our industry. The editorial delivered has resulted in increased and improved overall exposure and coverage for Industroclean, both in online and in printed platforms and publications.

Emma Corder
Managing Director
Industroclean

HWB – Testimonials – MyCiTi logo

They excel at strategic guidance, display a work ethic that engenders trust and maintain a very high standard of delivery. They are a valuable resource, especially in a large and complex environment such as that presented by the City of Cape Town’s Transport Department.
The agency is highly regarded and will be a valuable asset to any project which requires its areas of expertise.

Ester Moag
Head of Integrated Transport Communication
MyCiTi

HWB – Testimonials – Hippo.co.za logo

We find HWB to be a highly ethical agency with a team that is proactive, professional and proficient in the work they do for Hippo.co.za. We highly recommend their communications and media relations services.

Vera Nagtegaal
Executive Head
Hippo.co.za

HWB – Testimonials – SOLA logo

We have a complex business and a very niche target market, and HWB’s skilled team have been able to fully comprehend our business, whilst also making our subjects relevant to the media audience and our own target market. The HWB team are also personable, approachable, and very relaxed, and this sets them apart from other agencies. It is a pleasure to work with them.

Kate Pallett
Marketing & Communications Manager
SOLA Group

HWB – Testimonials – Coca-Cola logo

The team at HWB Communications are consummate professionals, who act with the highest levels of professionalism and skill to ensure continued growth of the Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages brand in South Africa.

Priscilla Urquhart
PAC Manager
Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages

HWB – Testimonials – Fidelity ADT logo

HWB has shown a high level of commitment and understanding of the security industry which has enabled them not only to manage crisis and reputational risk issues on our behalf, but also to secure positive media coverage that has assisted in building the Fidelity ADT brand. HWB functions with consistent professionalism, expertise and integrity.

Charnel Hattingh
Head of Marketing & Communications
Fidelity ADT

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Our
connected
world

In our world it’s both what you know and who you know. We stay closely tuned to the platforms and channels, the producers and journalists who matter. Our relationships are based on our reputation for delivering quality on-point content – reactively and proactively – to the right person and the right channel when it matters most.

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HWB - Home - Our Connected World - Newspaper

Our
connected
world

In our world it’s both what you know and who you know. We stay closely tuned to the platforms and channels, the producers and journalists who matter. Our relationships are based on our reputation for delivering quality on-point content – reactively and proactively – to the right person and the right channel when it matters most.

HWB - Home - Our Connected World - Cellphone
HWB - Home - Our Connected World - Microphone
HWB - Home - Our Connected World - Sattelite
HWB - Home - Our Connected World - Newspaper
HWB - Home - Our Connected World - Cellphone
HWB - Home - Our Connected World - Microphone

Our connected world

In our world it’s both what you know and who you know. We stay closely tuned to the platforms and channels, the producers and journalists who matter. Our relationships are based on our reputation for delivering quality on-point content – reactively and proactively – to the right person and the right channel when it matters most.

HWB - Home - Our Connected World - Sattelite
HWB - Home - Our Connected World - Newspaper

Our connected world

In our world it’s both what you know and who you know. We stay closely tuned to the platforms and channels, the producers and journalists who matter. Our relationships are based on our reputation for delivering quality on-point content – reactively and proactively – to the right person and the right channel when it matters most.

HWB - Home - Our Connected World - Cellphone
HWB - Home - Our Connected World - Microphone
HWB - Home - Our Connected World - Sattelite
HWB - Home - Our Connected World - Newspaper

OUR PEOPLE

A closely-knit team of versatile doers with a diverse skill set. Individually they’re top-notch. Collectively they rock. Mutual respect rules and collaboration is embraced in our workspace. We pool our energy, put our clients first and deliver results that exceed expectations.

OUR PEOPLE

A closely-knit team of versatile doers with a diverse skill set. Individually they’re top-notch. Collectively they rock. Mutual respect rules and collaboration is embraced in our workspace. We pool our energy, put our clients first and deliver results that exceed expectations.

OUR PEOPLE

A closely-knit team of versatile doers with a diverse skill set. Individually they’re top-notch. Collectively they rock. Mutual respect rules and collaboration is embraced in our workspace. We pool our energy, put our clients first and deliver results that exceed expectations.

OUR PEOPLE

A closely-knit team of versatile doers with a diverse skill set. Individually they’re top-notch. Collectively they rock. Mutual respect rules and collaboration is embraced in our workspace. We pool our energy, put our clients first and deliver results that exceed expectations.

No stone left unturned

Hit or miss, shoot from the hip, the quick fix. These are not for us. Thoroughness is.

Listening, understanding, insight, ideas, crafted content and engaging activation is what makes us thrive.

No stone left unturned

Hit or miss, shoot from the hip, the quick fix. These are not for us. Thoroughness is.

Listening, understanding, insight, ideas, crafted content and engaging activation is what makes us thrive.

No stone left unturned

Hit or miss, shoot from the hip, the quick fix. These are not for us. Thoroughness is.

Listening, understanding, insight, ideas, crafted content and engaging activation is what makes us thrive.

OUR WORK AWARDED

PRISM AWARDS 2020

Best Mid-sized PR Consultancy:
HWB Communications

Silver

  • Public Sector:
  • City of Cape Town MyCiTi 31 Reasons

Bronze

  • Digital Media Relations:
  • City of Cape Town MyCiTi 31 Reasons

OUR WORK AWARDED

PRISM AWARDS 2020

Best Mid-sized PR Consultancy:
HWB Communications

Silver

  • Public Sector:
  • City of Cape Town MyCiTi 31 Reasons

Bronze

  • Digital Media Relations:
  • City of Cape Town MyCiTi 31 Reasons