Organisational and Development Communication Consultants

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THE SOCIAL MIX

The Social Mix provides a one stop shop for organisations who want to breathe new life into their communications, marketing and events functions. Change strategies, communication planning, consultation, development, internal communications, stakeholder relations, project management and imaginative events are our game. We take a project from its inception to final implementation, empowering our clients with effortless all-round support.

We excel at finding creative solutions and inspiring positive change and are at the forefront of promotion and brand building through corporate social investment and development communication. With our unique offering of place-making and place branding, our team has been driving city branding and rejuvenation efforts in Tshwane since 2009. We own and manage Market@theSheds as well as the Capital Collective and Megaphone Me initiatives in Pretoria CBD.

We have been part of the Communication, Events and Marketing landscape of Gauteng, South Africa and Africa for more than 25 years.

Conferences, Diplomatic Affairs, Corporate Functions, Exhibitions, Live Music Events, Festivals, Feasts and other Innovative Creations are what we’re made of – in fact, we excel at finding creative solutions and inspiring positive change.

We are at the forefront of promotion and brand building through Corporate Social Investment and Development Communication, with a special interest in Place-making and Place Branding. Our team has been driving city branding and rejuvenation efforts in Pretoria since 2009 and owns and manages the Market@theSheds event as well as the Megaphone Me initiative in Pretoria CBD.

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What you can expect from us

Passion and Commitment

Focus on Quality

Added Value

This is what we do

Organisational Communication

We have consulted for a wide variety of clients across diverse industries including: Automotive, Energy & Mining, Engineering, Entertainment & Media, Government and Public Services, Healthcare, Higher Education, Industrial Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, Financial Services, Government and Public Services, Public Sector and Telecommunications. We provide communication support for Organisational Development and Change, working closely with leadership, business – and change management teams. We specialise in strategic and integrated marketing communications with a focus on Employee and Stakeholder Engagement. We optimise communication and…

Development Communication

We have more than 10 years’ experience in development and community projects, including project development, stakeholder and community engagement, Public- Private- Community Partnerships and collaboration. We have used our creativity, organisational development and media production knowledge and skills extensively as a powerful tool to create change where we can. Over time, this has led to the development of our own development events and projects in Tshwane. Some of these have become popular attractions in Pretoria and Gauteng with a social…

Entertainment Facilitation

Over the years, our events, as well as the Market@theSheds project has given Performance space to many up-and-coming youth African artists. We have partnered with various radio and TV stations and worked with artists like Kwesta, The Muffinz, Bianca le Grange, Meyrand Roux as well as many visual performers, magicians, poets, dancers and other exciting characters. Based on our sought-after platforms, we have a powerful database of top-quality South African musicians and performers who can provide entertainment to any genre…

Placemaking and Place-branding

Placemaking involves finding novel uses for empty or underused spaces and turning them into attractions where people want to go and where business wants to be located. This includes the use of events and communication campaigns to build a sustainable community-driven brand. It means finding solutions with communities to ignite resilience from within. We believe that culture-based initiatives are essential to urban revitalisation and urban renewal programs. We work together with landlords, local councils, and community groups to bring sustainable…

Event Design and Execution

Our track record proves that we are exceptional at creating unforgettable occasions – not merely events, but a lasting experience for both our clients and the event attendees. Our philosophy is that an outstanding event should add real value, it should be unique and stand out from the crowd and it should achieve the objectives set out for it – and more. Understanding our clients’ needs and expectations form the basis of our projects and drive the process from event…

CSI Facilitation

The Social Mix helps clients to manage their Corporate Social  Investment (CSI) spend in an effective and efficient way, to truly add value with their Public Benefit programmes. Our offering includes research, strategy development, programme creation, the facilitation of partnerships and project management. With over 8 years’ experience in the non-profit space we know exactly what it takes to make a lasting difference in the community.

Venue Sourcing and Management

Finding the right venue is one of the most important aspects of a great event. Our access to – and involvement with various beautiful venues, allows us to provide our clients with a unique variety of creative spaces.

A taste of what we have done

Gautrain and SANBI Market@theZoo

Corporate Events and Exhibitions

Decor and Catering

Venues

Pretoria Country Club Tshwane Open

Entertainment

AZA Conference

Fete de la Musique

Conferences

World Choir Games

Global Citizen: Danish Embassy

#BestoftheSheds

She Decides: UNFPA Conference

What they say about us

It was with great pleasure that we recommend The Social Mix as a vendor of cultural enrichment and specialized program. Our experience working with the organization from the solicitation of the bid  to the execution of the cultural program.

Future Africa

University of Illinois

Corporate communication and brand management are some of Media Mosaics’ areas of specialization. The company’s expertise, insight and very extensive experience was evident in the quality of work delivered.

Phumzile Mmope

Corporate Affairs Manager North West University

The company showed great dedication and passion. Majority of their projects are also aimed at poverty alleviation and job creation.

Dikeledi Chakane

Assistant Director: Visual Arts, Craft and Design
Meet our team

Mareli Wassenaar

CEO and Place-maker

Piet Joubert

Marketing and Operations

Londiwe Mahlangu

Entertainment Manager

Christi Jackson

Development and Innovation
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