Current clients

GainAgri strives to be the farmer’s brand of choice for the nutrition of their animals with customizable feed processes and a team of industry experts. This newly-formed agribusiness joined our stable of clients with no name, no logo and no official marketing strategy. Working together with their team, we built their brand from the foundation phase up, and continue to manage their social media platforms, as well as e-flyers, blogs and Google Ad campaigns.

Real-Time Com. Solutions
Real-Time Com. Solutions is an industry leader in taking businesses into the digital era using intelligent, adaptable and insightful software. Real-Time Com. Solutions streamlines business processes, allowing them to scale and expand with the unlimited flexibility of being able to manage an entire business from a phone or laptop. Digital is NOW and our team, who live and breathe digital, are managing a strategic Facebook marketing campaign for Real-Time Com. Solutions, to assist them in serving adverts to their ideal customer and educating these customers about how they can take their businesses to the next level.
Chris Nicholson
Durbanite Chris Nicholson is a well-respected but now retired High Court Judge who has published six books, including two which were nominated for the Alan Paton prize for non-fiction, since retiring from his high-profile law career in 2010. Chris joined our stable of Social Media clients in order for us to promote his books and assist him with the management and set up of his books on Kindle.
Hall's Retail
Stick it, clean it, paint it and light it up. Hall’s Retail is a modern retail space, based on old family values, offering a wide range products and services Pietermaritzburg and Midlands communities since 1989. Our team, thriving in this creative environment, manages public relations in the digital and social media space for this iconic PMB business.
Worq is more than desks, suits, pods and a retail space ~ by teaming up with aspiring entrepreneurs, Worq contributes to South Africa’s economy. Strategically situated in Pietermaritzburg’s business hub, Worq celebrates and promotes marketing potential, common service sharing and business sustainability. Our team who are strong believers in big opportunities and sustainably businesses, handle Worq’s digital and social media PR campaigns with the objective of driving awareness and promoting membership capacity.
Capital City Housing
Capital City Housing, situated in Pietermaritzburg, is a non-profit, social housing company developing and managing housing stock funded through grant programmes. We were brought on board as their public relations team to manage their crisis communication and to assist them with a credible and effective public relation campaign.
SA Cane Growers
South Africa’s Cane Growers Association is a registered non-profit company and was established in 1927. This association proudly promises to be accountable, courageous, ethical, professional, to act with integrity, to embrace diversity and acknowledge potential.. Our team, who supports the important role agriculture plays in the SA economy, manages the social media platforms Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for the organisation.
Eden Gardens Private Hospital
Eden Gardens Private Hospital is an independent private hospital located in Edendale in Pietermaritzburg committed to medical excellence and genuine and holistic care for patients. We were brought on board to assist with managing perceptions around the hospital and assisting with informing people and doctors about the existence of hospital and its excellent facilities – which we do via online and print media channels as well as the management of their Facebook (very active!) page.
iNsingizi Lodge and Spa
Nestled under kranzes, amid rolling hills in the south Midlands area of KwaZulu- Natal, lies iNsingizi - a beautiful, family owned and managed lodge and spa catering for weddings and getaways under African skies. With a focus on delivering quality coverage via traditional PR, social media and online media channels, the PR campaign aims to drive awareness of the lodge, with a specific focus on weddings and outdoor living.
Family-owned Tala Valley instant lawn specialists, Evangrass, are well-known in KZN after 30 years in business, offering 5 varieties of instant lawn that can either be collected, delivered and or layed. Focused on increasing the reach of their online presence by managing their Facebook and Instagram platforms, adding value for their existing customers with a monthly e-flyer, as well as the increasing the SEO footprint of their website through a monthly blog are our responsibilities for this client.
Lexden Guesthouse
Esteemed Pietermaritzburg-based guesthouse, Lexden Guesthouse, plays host to national and international guests each year and is a popular choice for those passing through for business, sporting events and other interests here in the City of Choice. Focused on extending Lexden’s online presence, our team manages the social media platforms Facebook and Instagram, as well the guesthouse’s digital growth and SEO of the website through a monthly blog.
Award-winning Light Steel Frame builders and shop fitting specialists, Shospec, approached UrbanHouse Media to assist with increasing their footprint on the world wide web and to implement a content-driven PR campaign. With excellent content- creation at the base of who we are and what we love to do, blogging and the creation of inspiring and quirky newsletters – working on this account is a good day at the office for our team.
Kwanalu – The Kwazulu-Natal Agricultural Union
We are in our third year of managing Kwanalu’s public relations, social media strategies and their digital relations programmes. Proudly in 2016 we won a Gold PRISM award from the Public Relations Institute of SA (PRISA) for our work. The judges concluded that UrbanHouse Media has reached the objectives set out, by Kwanalu, at the start of the PR campaign.

Past Clients

Flowers & Leaves
Flowers & Leaves Botanical Bath and Body Collections is a range of luxurious skincare products hand-manufactured (with love!) on a small farm in the KZN Midlands, designed to nurture and nourish all skin types. Focused on extending their online presence, our team manages the social media platforms Facebook and Instagram for this beautiful brand.

The East Coast Radio House & Garden Show 2019
For nearly 40 years, the East Coast Radio House & Garden Show has been delighting a diverse local audience with the latest home décor, food and gardening trends and showcasing the best of what KZN design talent has to offer. For the second year running, UHM is proud to manage the public relations campaign of this iconic event. With a focus on delivering quality and accessible coverage through traditional and online media channels, the PR campaign aims to drive foot traffic to the show by highlighting the wide variety of show features that appeals to KZN’s culturally eclectic market.
Piggly Wiggly
Piggly Wiggly, which started as a small farm stall in The Dargle 17 years ago, is now a landmark shopping, dining and activities destination in the heart of the KZN Midlands. We were thrilled to welcome the Piggly Wiggly to our client stable in early 2019 for which we are managing a digital media public relations campaign, namely Facebook, Instagram, monthly newsletters and a monthly blog to increase their SEO footprint and manage perceptions. After 17 years, a rebrand was very much in order; for which we managed the direction and design as well as a brand new website.
Investec Hockey Academy
UrbanHouse Media manages a complete public relations programme for the Investec Hockey Academy including several social media platforms, a digital PR campaign and a traditional media communications campaign. With hard work and by completely immersing ourselves in this client, we have, year on year, grown their social media platforms substantially and garner meaningful, credible and brand-driven media exposure regularly.
Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre
The Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre in Boksburg plays host to thousands of businessmen and women each year looking for the perfect facility to combine their diverse high-end business needs with comfort and quality. For the past 3 years UrbanHouse Media has managed a successful public relations campaign for the conferencing giant – ensuring a steady flow of brand-driven exposure in the SA media.
Patrick Holford South Africa
Patrick Holford is a UK nutritional expert and forerunner in new approaches to health and nutrition. He is one of the world’s leading and best-selling authors and spokespeople on nutrition and mental health issues. UrbanHouse Media manages a complete 360 degree public relations programme for Holford here in SA – including a traditional media PR campaign, the management of various social media platforms and a comprehensive digital media strategy involving regular blogging and SEO management. We are also responsible for the management and implementation of his regular tours/ book launches in cities around SA.
Justice is a Woman
Justice is a Woman is a riveting local production filled with meaningful social lessons and emotive messages which takes place in the KZN Midlands at the end of May and early June 2019. We are managing the full marketing efforts for this event to garner interest and drive ticket sales – including a long lead public relations and Facebook campaign, and advertising and design requirements.
Future Bride
As South Africa’s leading free wedding directory, UHM is excited to be managing a targeted social media campaign for Future Bride magazine. Our campaign’s objective is to attract and interact with a larger audience via Facebook and Instagram in order to grow interest and awareness of the annual magazine. The 2019 edition launched at the Brabys Future Bride Bridal & Beauty Show and showcases over 140 top wedding vendors from across SA.
Brabys Future Bride Bridal & Beauty Show 2019
Targeting KZN’s soon-to-be newlyweds, UHM worked on a three-month campaign promoting the Brabys Future Bride Bridal & Beauty Show and its exhibitors – local entrepreneurs and businesses. The public relations campaign enjoyed massive print, radio and online coverage, backed up by a strategic Facebook and Instagram campaign that received positive engagement and conversions ahead of the event.
Investec International Rugby Academy
Harnessing the formula, credibility and success of the New Zealand International Rugby Academy, the Investec International Rugby Academy South Africa, is headed by Dick Muir and based in Durban. Our brief and objective here is to fill and to create a demand for their courses. To this end UrbanHouse Media manages a complete public relations programme including several social media platforms, a digital PR campaign and a traditional media communications campaign. With hard work and by completely immersing ourselves in this client, we have, year on year, grown their social media platforms substantially and garner meaningful, credible and brand-driven media exposure regularly.
The Mercury Wine Week 2018
As South Africa’s longest running wine event, UHM is thrilled to be managing the public relations, digital and social media campaigns for the 2018 Mercury Wine Week. Our campaign’s objective is to showcase celebrating the show’s 40th year and the move to its new home at Sibaya Casino and Entertainment Kingdom. Durban’s wine-lovers can look forward to sampling wines from over 70 wine estates and an extensive Bubbly area as well as foodie delights.

The ERC House & Garden Show
As the most-anticipated décor, design and gardening show in KZN, UHM are delighted to be managing the public relations campaign for this prestigious event. Aimed at driving foot traffic to the show, the PR campaign focuses on highlighting the exciting features on offer, for a market of diverse tastes and interests, by securing meaningful, informative and accessible media exposure in both traditional and online media.

The KZN Travel & Advenure Show
The KZN Travel & Adventure Show which is back by popular demand, taking place during the ECR House & Garden Show 5 – 8 July, focuses on celebrating memory-making experiences with family and friends, highlighting destinations, venues, resorts, travel operators and the best deals on travel packages. We are managing the Facebook page for this event.

Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon Expo
The OMTOM Expo has become an integral part of this massive race and we are pleased to be involved. UHM manages the OMTOM Event Facebook page with the objective of showcasing and connecting with the brands involved and exhibiting at the Expo. This year the Facebook event page enabled the OMTOM Expo page to reach a total of 119,286 sporting enthusiasts.

NWJ Bridal & Beauty Experience
Durban’s largest bridal show recently embraced a fresh new event concept to become the NWJ Bridal & Beauty Experience; bringing the global obsession with beauty trends to South Africa for the first time. Our objective for this exciting, annual event is to drive feet through the Durban Exhibition Centre’s doors with a both a digital PR campaign and a traditional media communications campaign; including generating distinctive media opportunities and social media collaborations with beauty and bridal, brands and influencers and exhibitors at the event. The content creation for this concept is centred around the changing nature of the bridal and beauty industries through an understanding of an inclusive, millennial generation, fuelled by interactive experiences, as well as second marriages, male grooming and the LGBT community; appealing to the bridal entourages, modern men and grooms-parties, and beauty addicts from diverse backgrounds, styles and shapes.
Simply Aloe
For Simply Aloe, a botanical skin, body, hair, health and sun care range, UrbanHouse Media assists in reaching new customers and educating existing customers with a digital media campaign involving monthly newsletters and a dedicated Facebook advertising campaign.
Hilton Quarry Superspar & Tops
KZN-Midlands grocer and local landmark, Hilton Quarry Superspar & Tops, approached UrbanHouse Media to assist in improving their communications strategy with existing customers and to strengthen brand loyalty within the community. Consisting of a rich content-base thanks to regular community events and weekly specials, we manage a 360 degree public relations campaign, incorporating both traditional and social media elements which aim to strengthen customer relationships and build community engagement through event-based PR. Providing a fresh perspective on brand audience dynamics is at the core of what we do, and capturing the lifestyle-oriented interests that pair the brand with the Hilton community has reinforced our creativity.
Hot Toddy
The Hot Toddy is a range of products developed from remedies passed down through the generations, combining secret recipes families have faithfully relied on for centuries for curing colds and flu. Working with a limited marketing budget, Hot Toddy turned to UrbanHouse Media and public relations to get the brand message to the media. Using competitions, sampling to editors and give-aways with well-respected bloggers, the campaign was a great success again proving that meaningful PR on a budget is possible.
UrbanHouse Media manages a public relations campaign, using our carefully constructed relationships with health, beauty and sports media and bloggers, and through the use of competitions, sampling and give-aways, for Pro-Collagen, an amino-acid complex supplement.

Farmyard Organics
Farmyard Organics based outside Pietermaritzburg, are the experts in premium compost production offering growers, gardeners and farmers throughout KZN and the Eastern Cape a comprehensive range of 100% natural soil- enhancing products.
Oxford Freshmarket
The first Oxford freshmarket opened its first store in May 2012 on the Bluff based on the winning formula of top quality products combined with the lowest possible margins.
Cape View Clifton
Cape View Clifton is a five-storey luxury guesthouse tucked into the side of the cliff-face above the Cape’s famous Clifton beaches and overlooking the seemingly never-ending Atlantic Ocean.
Bushveld Terrace Hotel and Guesthouse
Being situated literally an easy stone’s throw from the Phalaborwa Kruger National Park gate makes the Bushveld Terrace Hotel and Guesthouse the ideal base for your holiday in the bush. Whether you are looking for a getaway for the whole family, a romantic escape or even an overnight stop on your travels this latest edition to the Limpopo tourist route, offers a distinctive way to experience a bushveld break.
elev8 is a highly effective and fast-acting herb used for centuries by the San people for its mood enhancing, sedative, pain-relieving and antispasmodic effects is now available as a complimentary medicine known to the modern world as elev8.
GL events Oasys
GL events Oasys is the South African division of the biggest international exhibition and eventing company which has built its reputation on producing many of the biggest events and exhibitions in countries around the world.
GreenKid Stainless
GreenKid Stainless baby- feeding bottles are revolutionary, non-toxic and eco-friendly baby bottles made from 100% stainless steel offering parents a considerably safer option than the traditional and potentially harmful plastic baby bottle.
Just Veggies
Just Veggies, a Vryheid- based agri-processing is a ground-breaking initiative that saw previously disadvantaged farmers of the greater Vryheid area sign a tri-partite agreement with the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) on behalf of the Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF), Just Veggies and themselves. The joint venture will create approximately 1 000 jobs in the area while empowering local farmers with long term skills, good farming practices and the sound financial know how needed to manage profitable farming businesses in the future.
Innovative online cellular store Mondo offers the swiftest, safest and most hassle-free opportunity for buying of data, SIM-only contracts and handset deals in South Africa.
Document X
Document X is the culmination of 30 years’ worth of research by Dr Josef Noor, a scientist, pharmacist and doctor. It explores the big questions about science, religion and evolution and the role these three play in our existence which has raged on for many years with still no unanimous explanation in sight.


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