Strategic communication makes a difference, adds value, and effects change

The South African Publication Forum (SAPF) offers various advantages to the publishing community. Whether your’e a corporate company, a communications agency, an editor, or any kind of communications practitioner that is serious about effectively communicating to target audiences, the SAPF will benefit you in your endeavors toward excellence.

The SAPF was established by corporate publication practitioners as a community hub for corporate publication practitioners. The Forum’s association with and commitment to the industry is voiced by the brand tagline “We’re on YOUR page”.

The principal function of the Forum is to ensure excellence in corporate publications in South Africa, whether printed or in digital format, by championing industry standards.

Over the past 20 years the Forum has hosted South Africa’s foremost corporate publication competition, offering corporates and advertising/marketing/ communication agencies an opportunity to benchmark their publications against the best in the industry. Industry specialists are hand-picked to act as judges in the competition. They provide constructive feedback to the entrants on the writing, communication, photography, and design aspects of their publications – adding value to the professional development of this community.

The Forum strives to grow a professional networking community for corporate publication practitioners.

Some of the well-known companies and agencies who benefitted from the benchmarking advantages the competition offered during the previous year are:

COMPANIES: Anglo American Platinum, ATKV, AVBOB, City of Cape Town, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Kumba Iron Ore, North-West University, Old Mutual, Sanlam, Sea Harvest, South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), UNISA, University of the Witwatersrand. AGENCIES: Agri Connect, Blackmoon Design and Advertising, BrightRock, Janine Smit Editorial Services, John Brown South Africa, Machine, Media Xpose, New Media, Platinum Publishers, Shaw Media, and Tip Africa Publishing.

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