1.       To unite consultants countrywide under the PRISA umbrella

     2.       To provide a forum for networking and professional development

     3.       To gain credibility for public relations consulting nationally

     4.       To professionalise the public relations consulting industry

     5.       To foster links with allied industries and international consultants


  1. Annual PRISA PRISM Awards – recognising Excellence in Public Relations and Communication Management

      2. Organise networking and professional development functions

      3. Facilitate the employment and training of disadvantaged public relations practitioners in established consultancies

      4. Lobby and liaise with government

      5. Publish standard client/consultancy and employment contracts for members


  1. Participate in the PRISA Public Relations Consultancy Management Standards – If you are interested in pursuing these standards please contact the PRISA office.

      2. Automatic membership of The International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO)

      3.  Listing on the PRISA referrals list

      4. Discounts for PRCC events

     5. Access to client/consultancy agreement

     6. Networking events – industry relevant topics e.g.

  • PRISM Awards
  • Research Colloquium
  • International Ethics Day
  • Measurement standards


The chapter is made up of a voluntary committee in the Gauteng province, with a chairman and office bearers.  Representatives may also be elected from other provinces. The chairman represents the PRCC on the PRISA Board and its Executive Committee.


At least one senior staff member of the consultancy must have individual registration as a PRISA member and qualify for the SAQA recognised designation of Chartered  Public Relations Practitioner (CPRP) or Accredited in Public Relations Practitioner (APR).

Additional staff join PRISA at the Affiliate level of registration at the special annual fee of R2000.00 including VAT, plus R230 once off admin fee for new members.

Fees are paid annually.

Consultancy Fees For 2021 – January to December or part thereof

Fees are payable annually and include VAT.  These are as follows:

Small Consultancies employing 3 – 9 client services personnel   R 3 600.00

Medium Consultancies employing 10 – 39 client services personnel R 6 850.00

Large Consultancies employing 40 + client services personnel R13 200.00

Consultancy referral list:

Member Number Member Last Name Agency Description Member  Member Work Phone Member Cell Number Member Email Address
70597 Avatar 360 Group AVATAR is an established and successful full-service agency group with specialist agencies in traditional advertising, digital advertising, public relations, B2B consulting and media. AVATAR unites a professional team of over 50 marketers in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban which consists of creatives, developers, writers, strategists, account managers, producers and many others. We create ideas which impact some of the world’s most recognised brands. We help our customers of all shapes and sizes decide what’s next for their business, and then we take them there by helping them build great brands and engaging customer experiences. Keri-Ann Stanton CPRP 112685223 0827754503 keri-ann@avataragency.co.za
73296 Brand Partners (Pty) LTD Brand Partners is a brand marketing and communications company established in 2007. Our services include a Professional Design Studio, Corporate Branding, Event Management, Public Relations and Reputational Management, Online and Digital Media and Brand Activations. Our approach is research led thereby ensuring that our clients meet their communication objectives. Ragunathan Govender CPRP 0312670685 0795099045 clinton@brandpartners.co.za
44378 Bullion Public Relations & Communication   Lola Lazarus APR 011 462 9708 083 271 5336 lola@bullionpr.com
44374 Burson Cohn & Wolfe Burson-Marsteller Africa, through its network of partners in 53 of the 55 African countries – 36 of them branded Burson-Marsteller – offers an unequalled footprint and a tailored for Africa approach tested over 20+ years that combines local agency insight and connectivity with seamless project delivery driven out of our Africa hub office in South Africa. Burson-Marsteller Africa is the only network to have been a finalist in all eight years of The Holmes Report African Consultancy of the Year Award and includes four winners in its ranks. Burson-Marsteller Africa also received the Financial Mail AdFocus African Network of the Year Award in 2015 and 2016, and won the Gold Award for the 2016 African Network of the Year at the South African PRISM Awards. Bridget von Holdt 011 480 8557 0826100650 Bridget.vonholdt@bm-africa.com
58858 Clockwork Digital (Pty) Ltd We bridge the gap between traditional media and the brave new world of digital, which has opened multiple new avenues for message dissemination. Our award-winning PR team is all for exploring this new terrain while cultivating relationships and upholding brand reputation with professionalism and drive. Turn to them to get big-name journos and influencers talking about your brand and media releases out in the public eye – exactly where you want them. Tom Manners PRP 011 436 0366 083 660 7884 tom@clockworkmedia.co.za
68509 Conversations Media and Communications (Pty) Ltd Conversations Media & Communications is an award-winning Public Affairs and Brand Communication agency. We advise public and private sector leaders through the delivery of a comprehensive suite of reputation management services. Vincent Magwenya CPRP 011 534 8566 0828356315 vincentm@conversationsgroup.co.za
73639 Creative Harvest (Pty) Ltd Creative Harvest is a specialist brand development agency which aims to ensure that every branding initiative provides our clients with a competitive advantage in their respective industries and markets. This is achieved through our brand disruptive philosophy which is translated across our service offering. Our mission is to build disruptive brands which translates into brand strategy, execution, product and service branding. Abulele Madasa CPRP   0798869383 info@creativeharvest.co.za
73240 Ditshego Media Ditshego Media is a boutique multinational Public Relations agency with a full complement of experienced and talented staff members in the business of public relations, promoting and protecting the reputations of a wide variety of clients. In print, radio, TV and in social media; Ditshego Media nurtures their clients and build valuable media relationships for clients to generate acres of media coverage and manage close relationships with the media and stakeholders. Tebogo Ditshego CPRP 011 513 3244 0836221771 ceo@ditshegomedia.co.za
44388 FleishmanHillard South Africa We’re part of one of the world’s largest communications agencies, bringing clients fresh thinking, strategic expertise and creative power for authentic, innovative comms. Sharon Piehl PRP 011 548 2000 082 600 0138 Sharon.piehl@fleishman.co.za
54702 Grounded Media (Pty) Ltd Grounded Media is an independent, integrated communications specialist with expertise in the social development sector. We’re no ordinary communications company. In fact we pride ourselves on being a flexible, thinking communications company; firmly rooted in the South African context and talking with South Africans. We produce content driven communications for a variety of clients including government departments, NGO’s and the corporate sector. Coco Cachalia CPRP 011 544 1900 083 995 4711 jennifer@groundedmedia.co.za
48817 HWB Communications (Pty) Ltd   Lynn Erasmus APR 021 421 0430 083 226 9300 candice@hwb.co.za
68435 Instinctif Partners (SA) (Pty) Ltd We are an international business communcations consultancy.Partners and specialists in reputation, capital raising, policy, engagement and creative content. We are truly global with the advantage of active local expertise in multiple African markets, advising clients across 19 countries through an established network of partners. Instinctif Partners, we deliver. Deanne Mary Chatterton CPRP   082 877 7669 deanne.chatterton@instinctif.com
35758 Lilanga Creatives We are a dependable South African one-stop communications company that seamlessly mixes digital strategy, experience design, brnding, technology, content and public relations in one super creative blender – “We bring life to Brands.” Sibusiso Nkosi CPRP 0120033396 0828554436 sibusiso@gingroup.co.za
49352 Magna Carta Reputation Management Consultants (Pty) Ltd Magna Carta is a seasoned African consultancy that thinks globally and delivers full reputation management solutions to organisations and individuals. Nontebeko Vilakati  011 784 2598   moliehi.molekoa@magna-carta.co.za
50666 Martina Nicholson Associates MNA – Trailblazers in brand, reputation and trust management. We are true to our company pay-off line “Changing Perceptions”, which was first coined 24 years ago when MNA was founded. In the years since, our focus has never wavered, neither has our commitment to our ever-growing portfolio of premier clients. Martina Nicholson APR 011 469 3016 083 631 6647 martina@mnapr.co.za
48773 Meropa Communications Meropa is South Africa’s most-national full-service communications agency rfeady to make a difference in your orgnaization. We would love to tell your story – in a way your audience wants to hear it. Peter Mann CPRP 011 506 7300 083 284 7869 petermann@meropa.co.za
54703 MSLGROUP a division of MMS Communications (Pty) Ltd We use integrated PR strategies across a variety of disciplines to grow and protect our clients’ reputation. MSL is a PR agency that excels in strategy and is driven by in-house insight software and tools. Our PR & Communications strategies ensure that we seek out the places of Influence that create the largest share of impact for our clients. This strategic process also includes interactive messaging sessions – in partnership with our valued clients – media and influencer collateral development, as well as fluid PR activity calendars – all ensuring that MSL delivers impactful public relations services and measurable 360° PR campaign strategies. Michelle wentworth  087 255 0847 079 029 2834 michelle.wentworth@mslgroup.com
73256 PurpleRoom Communications Purple Media Group is a full service communications agency specialising in public relations, community relations, crisis and reputation management, media relations, internal communications, media training, communication strategy, corporate communications and related work. Located in the city of Johannesburg, we are serving all markets from the local landscape through as far as Sub-Saharan Africa. Thandeka Moticoe 0632649702 0716002429 nosipho@prconsultancy.co.za
73657 Razor Media (PTY) Ltd   Dustin Chick  CPRP 011268 6388 0822682390 dustin.chick@razorpr.co.za
73310 Resolve Communications   Gavin Davis CPRP 0861633226 0825287903 gavin@resolvecommunications.co.za
58054 Splendid Marketing & Communications Splendid Marketing is founded by Ms Zama Phakathi who is also the MD to several companies under the Splendid Group Umbrella. At Splendid Marketing, we specialise in media buying and planning, awareness campaigns, online communication, creative designs, social media management and branding amongst other marketing and communication service. Our vision is aimed at being Africa’s most distinctive and superior marketing agency with diversified business interests, ensuring quality services to our clients through effective and efficient marketing, media and communication business processes Zama Phakathi CPRP  0114460787 0727777799 nqobo@splendidmarketing.co.za
73434 Tau Ya Phoka (Pty) Ltd Tau Ya Phoka Group (Pty) Ltd is innovative forward looking company dedicated to providing tailored PR & communications & marketing services. Our Approach is based on simplicity capped by a high level of creativity. We are extra ordinaryily passionate about our customers. Mantshele Daniel Tau CPRP 0828024814   info@typgroup.co.za
52871 The Lime Envelope A company where our passion and experience make for an exciting cocktail, that adds a sharp lime freshness to your brand’s PR communications. Public Relations or PR is the strategic management of relationships between your organisation and its many publics, using communication to achieve understanding, insight, to realise goals and meet objectives. Sarah Martin CPRP 011 467 9233; 011 467 8998   sarah@thelime.co.za
68689 The Riverbed Agency As a band of energetic dreamers and realists, we combine industry-leading strategy and creative potent PR experience to sefine exactly what South African consumers care about in relation to your business, brand, service or task. Using our Care Principle ᵀᴹ, we hone meaningful propositions and execute across multiple disciplines, often with award winning results. The Riverbed Agency won the PRISA PRISM South African Campaign of the Year award in 2020. Monalisa Zwambila  011 783 7903 083 457 6632 mona@theriverbed.co.za
73541 Umtha Strategy Planning & Development Consultancy At Umtha we believe that a successful project is directly related to effective communication within that project. We offer a complete 360° project facilitation and communication service and specialise in ensuring that this aspect is adhered to and conducted in a professional manner.In rendering facilitation services, we always ensure the effective and transparent participation of the beneficiary community in the project process. Nontebeko Jacobs CPRP 021 685 9988 0216859988 kuku@umthasp.co.za
65435 Vuma Reputation Management (Pty) Ltd As one of the leading reputation management companies in Africa, we understand that managing your reputation capital is about shaping public perception. Your organisations’ reputation – the way customers, employees, suppliers, investors, analysts, the media and industry bodies view your organisation – has an impact on your ability to win new business, retain customers, attract new talent, and gain favourable media coverage. It also acts as a barrier against competitors. We manage reputation capital for our valued clients and mitigate risk during reputation-defining situations. Working together, we enable companies of all sizes to identify and adopt reputation management strategies that build trust with the stakeholders that matter most. Palesa Madumo CPRP 0879413497 0729732996 Palesa@vumareputation.com
54558 Weber Shandwick Moving beyond public relations, our creators, strategists and technologists craft campaigns that do more than grab attention – they demand interaction, generating long-term value for our clients around the world. Linda Weaver APR 011 235 4771 082 889 6594 LWeaver2@webershandwick.com