Clients

After 25 years in the PR industry, Versfeld & Associates has respected reputation in the newsrooms across the country and has developed a legacy of successful campaigns for corporates as well as the creative, leisure, tourism, environmental and wildlife sectors.

Current Projects/Retainers:

  • GO!Durban - Durban's new integrated rapid transport network (Ogilvy & Mather DBN)

  • Jomba Contemporary Dance Experience

  • SPAR KZN – KZN Head Office - SPAR Women's 10/5km (Durban and PMB), SPAR KZN Regional Hockey

  • Sisters of the Wilderness - film

  • Josh Crickmay - book launch

  • Kingsley Holgate Foundation

Selection of Past Projects and Clients with significant or major local and/or national/international media focus include (amongst many others):

  • Centre for Creative Arts 1998-2016

  • Durban International Film Festival 1999-2016

  • Durban Film Office 2017

  • Durban FilmMart 2017

  • Time of the Writer International Writers' Festival 1999- 2016

  • Poetry Africa International Poetry Festival 1998-2016

  • The Shore Break Film - about the dune mining in former Transkei by Ryley Grunenwald

  • Bow Music Conference and Concert Feb 2016

  • 3rd Annual #DUT DigiFest

  • UKZN Jazz Jol 2016

  • AFDA - Film School

  • Keeping up with the Kandasamy's - film directed by Jayan Moodley 2016

  • 28s' - film directed by Khalo Matabane - 2016

  • African Art Centre - Durban

  • Goldman Foundation (USA) - announcement of SA awardee 2014

  • Music Mix Festival (to mark end of Kingsley Holgate’s Boundless expedition)

  • Place des Anges - France SA Seasons 2012 Closing Ceremony

  • Big Autism Thing - coastal walk from Durban to Cape Town - Autism Association of SA

  • Smoking Dragon Festival - Amphitheatre Backpackers

  • Awesome Africa International Arts Festival 2015

  • National tour of award-winning documentary - Dear Mandela 2015

  • Durban City Architects: Repurpose Exhibition (COP 17 project)

  • COP 17 – Walk the Future - Office of the Premier/Deputy President

  • Launch of Durban’s ICC

  • Quiksilver ISA World Surfing Games

  • Launch of Wavehouse, Gateway

  • Siemens Mobile Wave Tour (International flowrider tour)

  • African Renaissance Conference & Festival – Office of the Premier

  • United Against Racism Concert (For World Conference On Racism) – Department of Foreign Affairs

  • Organisation of African Unity Film Festival -– Department of Foreign Affairs)

  • World Maritime Day - Department of Labour

  • Vodacom Beach Africa (incorporating Gunston 500/Mr Price Pro)

  • East Coast Radio House & Garden Show

  • Numerous international music events : Crosby, Stlls & Nash, Peabo Bryson, Kinky Friedman,

  • Splashy Fen Music Festival - numerous years

  • Britain Fashion with South Africa

  • Launch of Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom - including Barry Leitch's uMlilo KaZulu, iZulu Theatre

  • Flying Germ Show - Brand exposure show - Unilever

  • Launch of Millennium Bridge – Tongaat Hulett/Moreland

  • Launch of Riverhorse Business Park - Tongaat Hulett/Moreland

  • 2003 Public Relations Institute of SA Conference

  • Vieux Farka Toure

  • World of Dogs & Cats

    Pro Bono Clients

  • Josh's Big Year - launch of a book by Josh Crickmay

  • Kingsley Holgate Foundation

  • Flatfoot Dance Company - As a service to the arts industry, the Flatfoot Dance Company has been a pro bono client for the past ten years.

  • Action in Autism, a lobbying group for people with autism, under the leadership of well-known film-maker Liza Aziz.

  • Pro-bono work is ongoing for the film A Shot at the Big Time by award-winning film-maker Janet van Eeden.

    Past CSI Projects

  • Boxer Superstores – ongoing during 7 year retainer

  • Defy – ad hoc PR

  • Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom – onging over 7 year retainer (also sat on the CSI Committee

  • Afrisun – ongoing as pert of the Sibaya retainer