Flow Communications won five Direct Marketing Association of South Africa Assegai Awards for 2022, bringing the integrated marketing agency’s total awards tally to 100 since 2005.

Flow won five Assegai awards for three clients at the awards evening held at The Venue in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, on 10 November 2022:

  • Marine Protected Areas: MPA Day: a Silver Award in the campaign for under R500 000 category
  • The Sci-Bono Discovery Centre 4IR campaign: a Leader Award in the  campaign for under R500 000 category
  • The Sci-Bono Discovery Centre 4IR campaign: a Silver Award in the technology and communications category
  • Hollard Do It On Purpose: a Leader Award in the financial services category
  • Marine Protected Areas: MPA Day: a Leader award in the campaign for corporate social responsibility/social good

“We are thrilled! To have been honoured with five Assegais last night, and now to have hit 100 awards since we started the agency is unbelievable,” says Flow Communications CEO Tara Turkington. “Our goal has always been to do work we love, with people we like, making a difference in the world. That seems to be the winning formula.”

The Assegai Awards website states that since their inception, the awards have striven to benchmark the South African direct marketing industry, “to highlight best-in-class examples and encourage all players in the industry to work towards achieving greatness in their campaigns. The ultimate goal remains to keep raising the bar for the whole industry”.

This year has been a momentous one for Flow – the agency won more than 30 industry awards in 2022. Here are some highlights:

“What a brilliant year 2022 has been for us,” says Turkington. It’s exciting to have been recognised by our industry in so many different awards this year, including for direct marketing, public relations, social media, and digital and print work. This speaks to how every part of our business delivers truly excellent work.”

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About Flow Communications
Flow Communications is one of South Africa’s leading independent marketing and communications agencies. Founded in 2005 in a small spare bedroom, Flow now has a permanent team of approximately 60 professional staff, with more than 700 years of collective experience in communications. Flow tackles marketing and communications challenges with a full suite of services, including brand, print, digital, social media, public relations, and media and communications training services. Flow is a certified majority women-owned business, and a member of thenetworkone, the world’s largest network of independent creative, media, public relations and marketing agencies. About 70% of Flow’s staff are women, while the company’s management team is 80% female. Flow has won over 90 awards, including Best Large Consultancy at the 2022 PRISM Awards. Flow has a level 1 B-BBEE rating.