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Black Friday goes through to Green Monday at LithaBlack Friday is well known now across the world as a discount day but less noticed is Green Monday, the second Monday in December that offers discounts on other items. 23 Nov 2018 Read more

Beaulah du Toit one of South Africa's Top 40 Women in MICEBeaulah du Toit, co-founder and Chief Operating Officer at Litha Communications, was recognised for her contribution to the meetings, incentives, conferences and events industry (MICE) industry at the Top 40 Women in MICE awards, hosted by The Planner magazine and 3S Media at Gallagher Convention Centre on 23 August 2018. 17 Sep 2018 Read more

Social media is not just for consumersThe success of social media marketing for consumer-based companies can be replicated for industrial and service-based organisations, provided some guidelines are established. 1 Aug 2018 Read more

Annual reports - beyond numbersToday, most government, parastatals and listed companies employ the services of professional PR companies to assist in the production of their annual reports. 13 Jun 2018 Read more

An abbreviated yearThis year has seen Litha Communications supply PR and events management services to multiple organisations in both the private and public sector. 6 Sep 2017 Read more

Litha Communications to manage Schneider Google AdWords campaignLitha Communications has been appointed to manage the Schneider Electric South Africa's Google AdWords campaign for its Star product range in South Africa in 2017. 17 Jan 2017 Read more

Rapidly delivering branded event collateralThe Litha Communication team has been very busy with delivery of branded promotional material for various clients over the past few months. 9 Jan 2017 Read more

Rapidly delivering branded event collateralLitha Communications recently produced branded collateral for the Gauteng Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs at very short notice. This included umbrellas, cricket hats, cooler bags and laptop trolley bags for its special disaster management conference in early December 2016. 20 Dec 2016 Read more

Quality control in events managementAs November is International Quality Control month, it is appropriate to review the steps needed to maintain consistent quality in events management. Quality is achieved through project management principles that are the hallmark of successful events. 29 Nov 2016 Read more

Why is Friday black after giving thanks?Our smartphones keep pinging with messages from retailers offering discounts of up to 30% for Black Friday only. However, South Africa and Africa have so many special cultural and commemorative days, so where does 'Black Friday' come from - the African continent? 25 Nov 2016 Read more

Moshito guests can experience multiple event experiencesLitha Communications is once again part of the 13th Annual Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition, Africa's premier music conference and exhibition, taking place from 7-10 September 2016. The PR consultancy is managing event invitations and registration, guest liaison and the logistics of guest access to various spaces and side events. 9 Sep 2016 Read more

Technology pushes events into experienceAs smartphone penetration reaches almost 40% in South Africa, so the interest in events technology grows, with mobile event apps topping the list in international events management trends for 2016. 20 Jan 2016 Read more

Put yourself a decade ahead of the pack by discovering the latest insights into leadership, as Litha Communications presents Ian Rheeder's master class - TEC Neuroscience of Leadership - in Johannesburg on 7-8 December 2015. 24 Nov 2015 Read more

Litha Communications presents Key Account Management, taking place in Johannesburg on 2-3 December 2015, led by Ian Rheeder, a former marketing & sales director of YKK, the global fastening giant, a coach and a certified Chartered Marketer. The Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) has used him monthly, since 2007 for its corporate programmes. 19 Nov 2015 Read more

Litha Communications is managing the inaugural Diamond Indaba that takes place on 27 October 2015 at the Sandton Convention Centre, alongside Jewellex Africa 2015, for the State Diamond Trader (SDT). 22 Oct 2015 Read more

In South Africa, most companies still set a budget once a year and use this as the benchmark for judging monthly performance. European companies are leading a change, with shorter planning horizons and a growing consensus that rolling quarterly forecasts are best practice. Pioneers in rolling forecasts are in the IT, telecom and financial services industries. 7 Oct 2015 Read more

Litha Communications has acquired some new clients and revisited some old ones in the last part of Q3. 11 Sep 2015 Read more

Since 2008, South African waste legislation has increased and diversified and for generators of waste, municipalities, waste companies and other environmental practitioners, keeping up to date is often problematic. Cognisant of this, Litha Communications has organised an expert speaker for Johannesburg and Cape Town. 27 Jan 2015 Read more

Malcolm Furber, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, (CIMA), Fellow of the Institute of Directors of Southern Africa, Companion of the Chartered Management Institute (UK) and a member of the South African Institute of Management, will present a workshop for senior executives in Johannesburg and Cape Town in 2015. 27 Jan 2015 Read more

New Cape Town office, new masterclass programmesLitha Communications, the Johannesburg-based communications company, has hit the ground running and shows no sign of slowing down. Its buzz is going, thanks to several recent developments that occurred at the end of 2014. 19 Jan 2015 Read more

Postponing Dr Dlamini-Zuma's Extraordinary South African functionLitha Communications has had to postpone the Extraordinary South African lunch, featuring H. E. Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, scheduled for 11 December 2014, due to the very high volume of people eager to attend but who are not in Johannesburg this week. 11 Dec 2014 Read more

Finish off the year with Extraordinary South African, Dr Dlamini-ZumaFinish off 2014 in style by joining Extraordinary South African, H. E. Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, at Gallagher Convention Centre on 11 December 2014, from noon until 3pm. Extraordinary South Africans is a facilitated conversation with outstanding South Africans who represent all that is extraordinary about being a South African on the national and global stage. 13 Nov 2014 Read more

Haunted by mistakesIt's Halloween and around South Africa many people are organising those haunted parties and trying to make them as spooky and frightening as possible. However, risk management must still stay top of mind of the events organiser, even at the risk of being a party pooper. 31 Oct 2014 Read more

Adv Thuli Madonsela to address Extraordinary South AfricansContinuing its run of Extraordinary South Africans, Adv Thuli Madonsela will address delegates over lunch at Gallagher Convention Centre on 15 October 2014, from noon until 3pm. 7 Oct 2014 Read more

Hat trick for Litha Communications on conferencesLitha Communications has signed up three conferences for this year, to manage marketing, all aspects of delegate management and exhibition services. 21 Jul 2014 Read more

Rewarding skills upliftment in conferences, events and exhibitionsAs part of its skills upliftment training programmes, Litha Communications will reward one of its delegates on its events management training courses with a three-night stay at the Heritage Awali Mauritius for two people, valued at R25,000. The course runs in Johannesburg from 28-30 January 2014. 17 Dec 2013 Read more

Sandile Zungu continues Extraordinary South Africans series of conversationsFollowing the successful launch by Litha Communications of Extraordinary South Africans, on 3 December 2013, delegates will be privileged to hear Sandile Zungu, executive chairman of Zungu Investments, a broad based and diversified industrial holding organisation with interests in financial services, media, health care and resources. 27 Nov 2013 Read more

Powerful training for conferences, events, exhibitions business from industry expertsAs a conferences, events and exhibitions provider since 1999, Litha Communications has produced successful international and national events for private and public sector clients. Incorporating this extensive knowledge, together with that of an international Certified Meetings Professional (CMP®) and trainer, it will be offering short courses in project management for events; risk management for events; development and control of event budgets; finding and managing sponsors and other relevant subjects. 27 Sep 2013 Read more

Litha Communications to run second charity golf day for NHBRCFollowing the successful charity golf day held earlier this year in Gauteng, the National Homebuilders Registration Council (NHBRC) has reappointed Litha Communications to manage and raise funds for a second charity golf day to be held on 7 November 2013 at the Arabella Golf Course, Hermanus, Western Cape. The NHBRC Charity Golf Day is an initiative of the council's chairperson, Advocate Brenda Madumise. 12 Sep 2013 Read more

Litha Communications, having recently taken on the services of a designer, has now completed two annual reports for new clients. The first, for the HWSETA (Health & Welfare Sector Education Training Authority) is a 128-page document detailing the Training Authority's successes in the past year. The second is a 90-page report for the National Gambling Board South Africa (NGB), a member of the dti group. 9 Sep 2013 Read more

Litha Communications has expanded its creative offering with the addition of an artistic design business unit that allows it to develop innovative concepts both in written and visual format for the benefit of clients' projects, thereby enhancing clients' corporate identity, through its new vision and strategy. 26 Jul 2013 Read more

Litha Communications once again has delivered a successful, flawless event with the annual Govan Mbeki Awards held at Gallagher Estate in Midrand in early June. The company was responsible for RSVP management, coordinating and running registration, managing the programme director and entertainment and providing ushers. 21 Jun 2013 Read more

With the appointment of Jenny Roodt and Mireille Beaufils as consultants to Litha Communications, the PR and marketing firm is able to extend its marketing collateral offerings for clients considerably. 8 Mar 2013 Read more

The announcement late last year of Litha Communications as the conference, event and exhibition organiser for the inaugural conference of the SACPCMP (South African Council for Project Management and Construction Management Professions) to be held 11-12 April 2013 at Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, rounded off a highly successful year for the PR and events company. 16 Jan 2013 Read more

The annual general meeting of the Energy & Water Seta (EWSETA) took place on 22 November 2012, at the AstroTech Conference Centre in Johannesburg. The event was branded by Litha Communications, which also produced the Seta's information booklet that was distributed at the AGM. 26 Nov 2012 Read more

In a recent press communique released on the occasion of the gala dinner, hosted by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe in aid of the African World Heritage Fund on 26 September 2012, it was erroneously mentioned that Patrice Motsepe from ARM would be amongst the guests. Mr Motsepe had not accepted the invitation and thus was not present at the event. The organisers wish to apologise for the miscommunication. 27 Sep 2012 Read more

Face-to-face networking sessions with ministers from the African Union (AU) to discuss the need for cooperation between mining and extractive processes and World Heritage Sites in Africa are being arranged during the 40th anniversary conference of UNESCO-World Heritage (WH) being held in Johannesburg from 26-29 September 2012 under the auspices of the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF). 25 Sep 2012 Read more

The South African Presidency, the African Union (AU), UNESCO-World Heritage (WH) and the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) are hosting a fundraising gala event at the international "Living with Heritage in Africa" conference on 26 September 2012 in Gauteng. 21 Sep 2012 Read more

Litha Communications has started a blog, Learn with Litha, that shares some of its knowledge gained over 13 years in events management. Aimed at the events industry, it has begun with a multi-part introduction to risk management. 23 Jul 2012 Read more

From the north, where the might of the pharaohs began civilisation, to the south, where humanity took its first steps, the continent of Africa is rich in cultural and natural resources that are revered and treasured by its people and the world. 20 Jul 2012 Read more

Litha Communications has been appointed for the next three years to the panel of professional service providers for the City of Tshwane. The appointment, valid from 1 July 2012, incorporates strategic PR and communication, strategic events management and strategic marketing services. 19 Jul 2012 Read more

In honour of Mandela Day, the staff and executive of Litha Communications are going to the Othandweni Children's Home in Soweto, to spend the better part of the day with the children, while organising a variety of activities. 18 Jul 2012 Read more

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale and Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane launched the Jabulani Housing Project in Soweto on Thursday, 29 March 2012. 3 Apr 2012 Read more

The media is invited to meet China's 32nd richest man, Mr Li Jinyuan, chairman of the Tiens Group in Tianjin, China, as he hands over substantial donations to South African-based charities in support of his locally based enterprise, which opened in 2010 in Randburg. 27 Mar 2012 Read more

Following Litha's successful entry into the built industry through clients such as the Department of Human Settlements and the NHBRC, the company recently landed another prominent, and rather glittering, client. 31 Oct 2011 Read more

Leading Chinese company appoints Litha to launch their South African headquartersLiuGong, a global leader in the manufacturing of heavy equipment for the mining, construction and agricultural sectors, has appointed Litha to launch their South African headquarters in Pomona in November this year. 28 Oct 2011 Read more

Litha arranges official handover of Legacy Project for NHBRC, DHSOn 26 September, Litha Communications arranged the official handover of the Legacy Project on behalf of the NHBRC and Department of Human Settlements. The ceremony took place on site in Conifer, Blue Downs in Cape Town. 27 Oct 2011 Read more

Litha cements international credentials with housing conferenceAt the end of September, Litha Communications staged the 12th International Housing and Home Warranty Conference (IHHWC 2011) on behalf of the NHBRC and Department of Human Settlements at the CTICC. 13 Oct 2011 Read more

Logistical preparations are in place for the long-awaited 24th National Congress of the ANCYL, scheduled for the 16th to 20th June 2011 at Gallagher Convention Centre. 6 Jun 2011 Read more

The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) has appointed Litha Communications to manage the 12th International Housing and Home Warranty Conference scheduled to take place in Cape Town in September next year. 12 Dec 2010 Read more

Following the successful management of the Department of Environmental Affairs' first Waste Management Conference in September, Litha Communications was appointed to help the Department take their 'green' show on the road. 24 Nov 2010 Read more

Litha Communications has just completed yet another signature conference and gala event for the National Department of Environmental Affairs on 15 September at the Birchwood Conference Centre. 27 Sep 2010 Read more

Last year, Litha Communications promoted the first ever Mpumalanga Traditional Art Market, or MTAM as it is widely known, which drew thousands of visitors from across the country and abroad to experience Southern Africa's unique art, cuisine, music and dance. 10 Sep 2010 Read more

Litha Communications arranged yet another signature heritage conference and gala event at the end of August. 9 Sep 2010 Read more

What Draftfcb is doing with their campaign to keep our flag flying for 30 days after the end of the FIFA Soccer World Cup is Ayoba! 16 Jul 2010 Read more

Litha Communications has recently been appointed by the Kingdom of Bahrain to develop the brand strategy for the UNESCO-approved, Arab Regional Committee - World Heritage (ARC- WH). 20 Feb 2010 Read more

The Ubuntu Awards Ceremony, which took place in a remote valley on royal land in the former Transkei, has arguably set new standards in the events industry in this country. 15 Oct 2009 Read more

The National Heritage Council has selected the Litha team to arrange their high-profile South African Heritage Funding Conference and Gala Event to take place in July 2009. 12 May 2009 Read more

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