Who We Are

Keynote Communications is a brand activations company specialising in below the line campaigns, special events and other field marketing activities. Established in 2001, we have extensive experience in our field and count amongst our points of difference the following.

OWNER
MANAGED

We are totally hands on owner managed with complete accountability to our clients, our staff and ourselves.

360° TAILOR MADE SOLUTIONS

We offer 360° tailor-made solutions for each campaign brief from concept and design, to production and final implementation and feedback.

NATIONAL
INFRASTRUCTURE

We have a national infrastructure with offices in all the key cities and towns throughout South Africa. We are able to rely on the support of our exclusive and carefully selected area managers or preferential business partners to activate simultaneously in all regions. Click to see coverage map.

DETAILED
REPORTING

Comprehensive reporting is provided on each activation through our online portal. This allows for clients to monitor exactly what is happening on each of their campaigns at any time.

INTENSIVE
SUPERVISION

Operationally, through our intensive supervision, we are aware of exactly what is happening in field at all times. Problems are addressed immediately to ensure the smooth running of all of our activations.

PASSION
FOR EXCELLENCE

Our passion for excellence is evident in our creative approach to all briefs and the stringent operational control and implementation strategies we use for all our activations.

Our Services

At the core of our business we deploy trained and professional brand ambassadors to communicate with your brand target audience in just the correct manner at various contact points. Our services go beyond to incorporate a variety of related activities which are briefly outlined below:

IN STORE

Our focus is to improve the in store experience. We breathe fresh life into promotions making each interaction a memorable experience for your consumers. To do this - we add as many innovative experiential elements as possible to interest and engage the consumer. Whatever or wherever the activation, our creative team ensures each and every activation is fresh, different and worth talking about.

Mall Activations

MALL & FORECOURT ACTIVATIONS

We conceptualise, produce and manage interactive mall activations – on any scale. Our experience, combined with strong relationships with mall management teams across a wide spectrum of malls in the country, guarantees our animations are practical and can be accommodated in the mall environment.

RURAL
ACTIVATIONS

If you are looking for in store promotions in rural areas, road shows or stand activations at a location in a rural environment, Keynote has the experience to ensure an effective campaign. Our extensive area manager network enables us to reach further than most of our competitors.

NON POINT OF PURCHASE ACTIVATIONS

Keynote takes a 360 approach to campaign conceptualisation – often linking a drive to sales in store with awareness and sampling activities at any number of targeted lifestyle & work venues.

 

NATIONAL TRAINING PROGRAMMES

Let us assist you to develop training materials, recruit trainers, book and arrange nationwide training of retail staff on your products, ensuring your brand is being communicated correctly even when specialist staff are not on hand. Keynote will co-ordinate the entire process – all we ask is that you train the trainers!

RETAIL AUDITS & POS PLACEMENT

Have a campaign revolving around POS and merchandising. We can implement for you on a truly national basis and we will do it in a cost efficient manner, handle all liaison with relevant stores and provide daily feedback on progress ensuring your campaign is rolled out timeously and professionally.

PRESS LAUNCHES & SPECIAL EVENTS

If you are looking for a complete service for a launch, VIP Event or press party – Keynote’s events team offers a tailor-made solution for a uniquely themed, perfectly dressed, superbly planned and well executed event in an exclusive venue or your own corporate environment.

SIGNAGE

Keynote’s signage team will handle all aspects of your brief - from site visit which includes measurements and photographs of prospective areas, to print and installation of approved Artwork from client.

Our Work

Creative, dynamic and innovative activations implemented by passionate and trained staff is what we are about. Our aim is to constantly exceed expectations. Some of our recent work is previewed in the pictures below:



Our Clients

Keynote Communications has successfully managed specialised campaigns for some of the leading brands in South Africa.

We are proud to represent the following clients' brands:

Avent

Baby Soft

Bakers

Bisquit

Blue Ice

Cell C

Cleva Mam

Clover

colgate

consol

dl

domestos

elizabeth_annes

fiveroses

flysafair

freshpak

frisco

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glade

Hansa

hoc

hollard

kotex

ithuba

kiwi

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loreal

loreal_paris

loreal_proff

matirx

mccain2

pedia_kids

philips

pnp_logo

protex

provita

purity

redken

sadie

sanex

sharpie

stabilo

telkom

tena

Tiger Brands

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Contact Us

Physical Address

62 Bessemer Street, Wendywood, Johannesburg, 2148


Postal Address

P O Box 131046, Bryanston, 2074


Office Telephone

Office Telephone: +27 (11) 791 7001

Email Address