Black Agencies is a directory of black owned and black run advertising agencies that have more than 5 full time employees, office and landline. These are agencies that can handle a R12 million+ a year retainer with very little headache for advertisers. The objective is to make it easier for marketers to buy marketing services from real black owned and black run agencies. Through economic inclusion the directory promotes black creative advertising excellence.

According to Adex, Total ad spend in South Africa is R42bn. The Black Agencies Movement will shift Total SA Advertising Spend by 25% (R10bn) to black owned agencies by 2019. We aim to achieve this through (a) showcasing black talent on existing and owned creative awards (b) centralizing access to the best black agencies in Africa.

    Agency Found: 30

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    • Quizel inc Page clicks: 1058 Page visits: 0

      Quizel inc is willing and ready to serve the mass, wanna atleast host or create 5 to 8 events (music festivals,social expo etc) within the next 11 months market our own work and but need help to make of that to become a reality, to be honest we are new and probably thee underdogs within this industry but that doesn't mean we won't get the job done

    • The Gifted Agency Page clicks: 22 Page visits: 0


      We are not a sports car - we deliver results As a boutique creative agency, we employ our expertise and experience in offering intimate, personalized service, and a quick response to clients' needs without the drag of red tape. We love interacting with our clients from start-up entrepreneurs to CMO's whose stories fuel our creativity and drive. These interactions help us understand the clients' brands more intimately and offer creative solutions that enable them to stake their claim in the market place.

    • ID Lab Brand Page clicks: 1386 Page visits: 30

      We want you to judge us by our cover, because nothing makes us more proud then who we truly are. Our approach is simple, to make whatever we touch great, relatable and build a long lasting impression enough to echo beyond the subset of a simplistic market solution. We want to go the extra mile, we want to become part of peoples lives. We love people which makes us very eager to please. ID Lab Brand founded in 2015, we believe in the evolution of brands, and how they grow into higher levels of fulfilment, in usage and potential within both emerging markets and global economies. Our philosophy is to be honest and to tell the stories, the real way they should be told, about the things that matter the most.

    • The Odd Number Page clicks: 35216 Page visits: 0

    • FORT Page clicks: 20894 Page visits: 67

      FORT is a creative, content and production network which operates as an organised structure within which fresh ideas can flourish, creating value through specialised integration and a full service production offering.

    • Blackfuse Page clicks: 1102 Page visits: 37

    • Napsta Entertainment Page clicks: 1405 Page visits: 16

    • Lemok Agency Page clicks: 25203 Page visits: 141

      Lemok is an agency that has its roots in Soshanguve, north of Pretoria and has earned itself international recognition. Known as Lemok, the township-based digital agency has managed to win over clients from Angola to Florida, USA in just five months of operation.

    • Overtime Page clicks: 805 Page visits: 12

       Our enormous experience and network of relationships, made of professionals that excel in their respective fields allows us to deliver high-end strategies and market related products.

      We offer the following services

      • Graphic Design
      • Brand and Marketing Strategy
      • Digital Marketing
      • Litho and Digital Printing (Large Format printing
      Our mission is to strive to be as strong as the biggest, yet as flexible as the smallest and our vision is to be the agency of choice for providing the most honest, profession and cost effective products and services.

    • Sebenza Mzansi Media Page clicks: 953 Page visits: 13

      Sebenza Mzansi Media keeps everything simple and streamlined. We will ensure that all business, digital marketing, marketing and branding solutions will achieve all your business goals, launching in a timely cost-effective way.

    • Cognitive Agency Page clicks: 216 Page visits: 0

      We believe that homegrown observations and insights give a rich perspective that drives relevant creative communication. Our strategists and creatives have access to homegrown insights about the mass-market and on-the-ground eyes and ears into the different consumer cultures. From this, we produce relevant creative that is founded on strong strategic thinking.

    • Black Africa Brand Consulting Page clicks: 1576 Page visits: 44

    • BWD Advertising Page clicks: 3262 Page visits: 184

    • Bakone Strategic Concepts Group Page clicks: 1158 Page visits: 32

      At Bakone Group we have developed TDI – our unique formula which is critical to provide expert and strategic marketing solutions to our clients.

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