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A Busy Women’s Month for Scout

A Busy Women’s Month for Scout

Scout PR & Social Media entered Women’s Month on a high after assisting Marie Claire South Africa with the inaugural Marie Claire Power Summit 2018, progressed by Audi and in association with the Nelson Mandela Foundation. The full-day conference held at The Lyric...

Sparking creativity at the 2018 Design Indaba Festival

Sparking creativity at the 2018 Design Indaba Festival

Lauren Shantall Integrated Communications is delighted to announce that it has been appointed to manage the PR for the Design Indaba Festival of Creativity 2018. Held annually, the Design Indaba Festival of Creativity is made of up of the Design Indaba Conference and...

Spier appoints Scout to manage its PR

Spier appoints Scout to manage its PR

Iconic Stellenbosch wine estate, Spier, has enlisted Lauren Shantall Integrated Communications to manage PR and media relations across its wine, leisure and hospitality offerings. Says agency Director Lauren Shantall: "Working on Spier, one of the oldest wine farms in...

Scout wins Carrol Boyes pitch

Scout wins Carrol Boyes pitch

Scout has added a prestigious new brand to its stable of clients within the lifestyle and design industry. After successfully pitching against other agencies, Scout has been enlisted to manage the public relations and corporate LinkedIn presence for celebrated...

Building a future with Building Service Advisor

Building a future with Building Service Advisor

Scout has been appointed to manage the public relations, Facebook marketing and community management, and Google advertising for Building Service Advisor (BSA), a new online directory and mobile application for building renovations and home improvement. BSA will...

Guild To Host Second Annual Brave Exhibit And Auction

Guild To Host Second Annual Brave Exhibit And Auction

Across the continent, over 80% of girls enroll in grade one, but by the time they reach university, only 6% are successful in continuing their tertiary education.   BRAVE is changing this.  BRAVE creates opportunities for girls living in some of the most dangerous...

A social engagement with the Investec Cape Town Art Fair!

A social engagement with the Investec Cape Town Art Fair!

After successfully handling the social media for the Cape Town Art Fair (CTAF) 2017, organiser Fiero Milano Exhibitions Africa (FMEA) has reappointed Lauren Shantall Integrated Communications to handle its social media community management and marketing for the 2018...

Rolling out the red carpet for MONN!

Rolling out the red carpet for MONN!

Celebrated carpet-maker Pieter Nouwens started MONN in 2012, heralding a new era in quality carpet manufacturing. MONN’s initial offering focused on a collection of expertly crafted Wilton carpets and innovative, long-format MONN Planc carpet tiles. In 2016, the...

Toasting A Year’s Collaboration With Chefs Cape Town

Toasting A Year’s Collaboration With Chefs Cape Town

Chefs Cape Town, the concept eatery based in Gardens, has used Scout to manage its media relations since the launch of the restaurant in October 2016. Chefs initially opened at lunchtime only, but due to the restaurant’s success, opening hours were quickly extended to...

Atlantic Beach Estate Finds A Home With Scout PR & Social Media

Atlantic Beach Estate Finds A Home With Scout PR & Social Media

Situated in Melkbosstrand, Atlantic Beach Estate is one of the most sought after residential estates on the Cape’s West Coast. Forming part of the Blaauwberg Nature Reserve, the estate functions as a natural corridor and wild animals such as buck roam freely through...

Scout takes off with Kat van Duinen

Scout takes off with Kat van Duinen

Luxury fashion label Kat van Duinen has enlisted the media relations skills of Scout to work across the Kat van Duinen brand. Since mid-August 2017, Scout has arranged the media launch of the new Kat van Duinen flagship store at the V&A Waterfront’s Silo District,...

Going for brunch with Mulberry & Prince

Going for brunch with Mulberry & Prince

Scout is happy to announce its second collaboration with Mulberry & Prince Kitchen and Bar. After initially managing the launch of the eatery back in April 2016, the communications agency has been re-appointed to introduce the restaurant’s new brunch menu to the...

Yard work pays off for Scout

Yard work pays off for Scout

The Silo District’s new destination store, The Yard, has appointed Scout to launch this vibrant establishment. The team at Lauren Shantall (Pty) Ltd will manage traditional PR and media relations. The Yard is named after the dockyards surrounding its location, and is...

Scout links up with The Unlimited

Scout links up with The Unlimited

Scout has been tasked with creating content for The Unlimited’s LinkedIn page. The Unlimited is a Durban-based company that offers insurance plans and medical aid. From 2013 to 2015, The Unlimited was named Best Company to Work For in the Financial Services and...

The countdown to the inaugural Africa Architecture Awards begins

The countdown to the inaugural Africa Architecture Awards begins

Scout is proud to announce that Saint-Gobain, the founder of the Africa Architecture Awards, has appointed the agency to manage the PR and Facebook content creation for the inaugural awards. The Africa Architecture Awards is the first-ever Pan-African awards...

Making bidding history with Ayama

Making bidding history with Ayama

Lauren Shantall (Pty) Ltd is pleased to announce that it has been appointed by Ayama Wine Farm to assist with an upcoming, historic auction of Ayama’s newly produced Vermentino – the first-ever release of this wine in South Africa. Situated in Paarl and founded in...

Scout gets social with the Good Food & Wine Show

Scout gets social with the Good Food & Wine Show

Scout is happy to announce its appointment by Fiero Milano Exhibitions Africa (FMEA) to manage the social media, social media marketing, google analytics and content marketing for the Good Food & Wine Show 2017. The ever-popular Good Food & Wine Show is an...

Scout PR & Social Media Awarded as Emerging Entrepreneur!

Scout PR & Social Media Awarded as Emerging Entrepreneur!

We are pleased to announce that Lauren Shantall, Director of Scout took the award for the Emerging Entrepreneur category of the Cape Regional Business Achiever Awards (RBAA) 2016! The winners were announced at a gala event held on 28 July 2016 at Kelvin Grove in Cape...

Rock Girl creating a safe space for young women in need

Rock Girl creating a safe space for young women in need

Rock Girl is transforming the lives of young women across the Cape Flats and across South Africa by creating safe spaces where they can become resilient, curious and active citizens. Since 2010, over 400 girls between the ages of 11 and 18 have participated in Rock...

The New Modernist Steps In

The New Modernist Steps In

Scout was enaged to launch The New Modernist from February through to end April 2016.  The New Modernist is a boutique store focusing on restored, collectible furniture pieces that showcase some of the best moments of Modernism.. The store is the brainchild of Emma De...

Finalist in the 2016 Cape Regional Business Achiever Awards!

Finalist in the 2016 Cape Regional Business Achiever Awards!

Lauren Shantall (Pty) Ltd Integrated Communications is honoured that its Director, Lauren Shantall,  was nominated for the Cape Regional Business Achiever Awards 2016 of the Business Women's Association (BWA) of South Africa. We are delighted to announce that Lauren...

Scout Welcomes Visual Creations

Scout Welcomes Visual Creations

Event management and function décor company, Visual Creations, has appointed Scout to assist with its social media. The six-month contract will be effective as of 01 May 2016. Established in 1990 Visual Creations has worked with a range of clients when it comes to...

ScoutTakes on The Trading Company

ScoutTakes on The Trading Company

It is a pleasure to announce that Lauren Shantall (Pty) Ltd Integrated Communications has added The Trading Company at Spice Route to its client list. The appointment came about in 2015 when Lauren Shantall (Pty) Ltd provided media-relations for The Trading Company’s...

Looking Dapper!

Looking Dapper!

Lauren Shantall (Pty) Ltd Integrated Communications was appointed as the communications agency for two trendy Bree Street additions, Dapper Coffee Co. and Club9. Over a period of four months, the company assisted with the successful launch of these unique...

Scout Gets Creative with Lalela

Scout Gets Creative with Lalela

Scout is humbled to announce that the company will be working with the Lalela Project by providing PR services aimed at raising the local profile of the NPO and securing more corporate social investment. These services will be provided at a 50% discounted “low bono”...

Scout and Choppies Team Up

Scout and Choppies Team Up

Scout is delighted to announce the addition of Choppies to its roster of clients and will be assisting with an sms marketing campaign focused on the Zambian market.   Established in 1993, with the head office situated in Botswana, the Choppies brand has focused...

Scout Selected To Represent New Eatery, Mulberry & Prince

Scout Selected To Represent New Eatery, Mulberry & Prince

Newly established eatery, Mulberry & Prince Kitchen and Bar, situated in Cape Town’s trendy CBD, is one of the latest additions to the Scout client portfolio. Mulberry & Prince, on the corner of Pepper and Bree Street, is the brainchild of born-and-bred...

Malaville Company Announcement

Malaville Company Announcement

Scout is pleased to announce the exciting addition of Malaville Toys to its client portfolio and will play an active role in bringing the Malaville brand to life through PR campaigns Malaville was established by the international fashion model, business women and doll...

Crystal Lagoons makes a splash on African shores!

Crystal Lagoons makes a splash on African shores!

Scout is delighted to announce that it recently won the pitch to represent multinational innovation and technology company, Crystal Lagoons. Scout will facilitate a trans-national PR campaign to launch of Crystal Lagoons on the African continent. With an...

Scout and Formative join forces

Scout and Formative join forces

Scout is proud to announce the addition of stage and production design agency, Formative, to a growing list of exciting clients. Formative are recognised as industry leaders within the fields of live performance, brand experience, spatial design and corporate events ─...

Scout collaborates with 365Collective

Scout collaborates with 365Collective

Newly merged, the 365Collective combines the forces of industry specialists Mnemonic, Monzamedia and Scout, to form one the country’s largest digital agencies. With common ground in excellent outcomes, agility and responsiveness the 365Collective successfully services...

Platform Creative Agency

Platform Creative Agency

Scout is pleased to be assisting Platform Creative Agency with its facebook presence. Platform Creative Agency offers turnkey solutions that evolve clients in the design, retail, hospitality and exhibition sectors. Moving companies towards commercial success through...

Loads of Living has landed!

Loads of Living has landed!

Scout is delighted to announce that one of South Africa’s premier lifestyle stores, Loads of Living, has become a client. Renowned for high-quality homeware, Loads of Living has a particular emphasis on luxurious textiles and stocks an enviable array of linens. The...

Scout and 100% Design South Africa

Scout and 100% Design South Africa

100% Design South Africa is back after making its highly successful debut last year! The 2014 inaugural African edition, held at Johannesburg’s Gallagher Convention Centre, was exceptionally well received by both trade visitors and consumers alike and will again...

Scout set to represent Liam Mooney

Scout set to represent Liam Mooney

Scout is pleased to announce the exciting addition of Liam Mooney to a client portfolio that features some of South Africa’s leading names in design and décor. Offering a broad range of communication strategies, Scout is an integrated communications company based in...

Scout welcomes Construct Plus to its Client Portfolio

Scout welcomes Construct Plus to its Client Portfolio

Scout is proud to add construction company Construct Plus to an ever-increasing client portfolio that includes some of South Africa’s leading lifestyle, décor and design companies. Construct Plus is an exciting new venture by award-winning interior designers, Aidan...

Coverage for Tribe Coffee

Coverage for Tribe Coffee

Tribe Coffee is a Cape Town favourite, well known for the top-notch coffee, delicious food and overall atmosphere. Recently, they have gone into partnership with BMW Donford and opened a new venture, Tribe 112. Fusing coffee culture and a "biker chic" aesthetic, this...

Scout and Inhouse Brand Architects set to continue their relationship

Scout and Inhouse Brand Architects set to continue their relationship

Scout is immensely proud to announce that it will continue its longstanding relationship with Inhouse Brand Architects. An integrated communications company based in Cape Town, Lauren Shantall (Pty) Ltd offers a broad array of communication strategies spanning social,...

Constantia Fabrics in the News

Constantia Fabrics in the News

Scout has been able to substantially enlarge media coverage for Constantia Fabrics. A recognized leader in the local fabric design industry, Constantia Fabrics have a broad array of designs that range from classic elegance to that which is more on-trend. Exquisite and...

The Better Living Challenge Press Coverage

The Better Living Challenge Press Coverage

There has been much excitement around the Better Living Challenge as well as the  innovative and sustainable design solutions that the competition has showcased. The Better Living Challenge has received extensive media coverage with in-depth features in local news...

Florstore OnTrend in the News

Florstore OnTrend in the News

Florstore on Trend has recently appeared on the pages of House and Leisure, African Design, Insight Magazine, All4Women and Architect and Builder amongst others. Florstore OnTrend supply and install a wide range of top-quality flooring and home finishes. The décor...

Press Coverage for the PPC Imaginarium

Press Coverage for the PPC Imaginarium

As a team, Scout and the PPC Imaginarium are taking the art and design world by storm. The PPC Imaginarium awards are given out across six distinct disciplines and come with a considerable cash prize. This is an exciting opportunity for emerging creatives and...

Media Coverage for Willowlamp

Media Coverage for Willowlamp

Since working with Scout, the media coverage for Willowlamp has extended to an international audience. Appearances in darc and Australian magazine, Rala have documented the innovative techniques for which Willowlamp is renowned and serve to reinforce Willowlamp's...

Inhouse Brand Architects in the News

Inhouse Brand Architects in the News

Recent projects done by Inhouse Brand Architects have drawn critical acclaim and been featured in a variety of publications. These include Architect and Builder, Interior Design Magazine, VDR Home Design and Real Estate Magazine. Scout has a long-standing relationship...

Panasonic South Africa in the News

Panasonic South Africa in the News

    Panasonic have recently relaunched in South Africa. An iconic maker of electrical goods, Panasonic have a well-established international presence and are seeking to strengthen their hold on the South African market. Scout has helped to publicize the...

Press Coverage for “Galia and Martine Collaborate.”

Press Coverage for “Galia and Martine Collaborate.”

South African artists, Galia Gluckman and Martine Jackson have collaborated on a new range of striking ceramics that fuse organic form with the intricacy of handcrafted detail. Magazines and websites including Condé Nast House & Garden and Design Indaba have given...

C20 Galerie and Posie’s Café News

 Media coverage for C20 Galerie and Posie's Café has been on the rise with the help of the integrated communications management team at Lauren Shantall (Pty) Ltd. C20 Galerie is where you can find rare vintage items for your interior design dreams as well as offering...

Publicity recently garnered for Ergoform

Publicity recently garnered for Ergoform

Recently, the publicity for Ergoform has increased significantly with features in numerous print and online publications. These include Real Estate Magazine, VISI and TO BUILD Magazine. Ergoform is an industry leader in furniture innovation with products designed to...

Scout signs NightVision account

Scout signs NightVision account

   Scout is excited to introduce NightVision a new client to its dynamic client portfolio. A pioneer of design and production, NightVision has successfully created durable, aesthetically rich structures that capture brand messaging and essence. Committed to this...

Join us for trendtalk#10: It’s élan (not Milan)

Join us for trendtalk#10: It’s élan (not Milan)

Held in Cape Town during the annual Milan fair period, the next trendtalk www.trendtalk.co.za will serve as a dose of trends inspiration for local creatives and designers and takes place on 17 April 2015 at the Inner City Ideas Cartel Auditorium. An on-the-pulse event...

Scout is proud to be part of the Better Living Challenge

Scout is proud to be part of the Better Living Challenge

The Better Living Challenge is a design competition showcasing green and affordable solutions to improve the homes of people living in low-income communities. Scout was appointed to manage Better Living Challenge’s communications, publicity and public relations, and...

Jeannette Unite Exhibitions 2015 Publicized by Scout

Jeannette Unite Exhibitions 2015 Publicized by Scout

Scout is proud to be managing the publicity and communications for mining artist Jeannette Unite and the Jeannette Unite Studio. For more than 15 years, Jeannette Unite has travelled to over 25 countries researching the industrial “sublime” and the secret,...

PPC Imaginarium Awards & Exhibition Appoints Communications Agency

PPC Imaginarium Awards & Exhibition Appoints Communications Agency

Scout is proud to announce its partnership in communications, public relations and publicity with the PPC Imaginarium Awards and Exhibition. PPC Ltd’s Imaginarium Awards is an ambitious art and design awards programme aimed at promoting and supporting emerging...

Ergoform takes a seat with integrated communications agency Scout

Ergoform takes a seat with integrated communications agency Scout

Ergoform – a South African designer and producer of a full range of evolutionary office furniture – is the latest addition to the client portfolio of Scout.   With showrooms in Cape Town and Johannesburg and fully equipped manufacturing premises in the Western...

Breadtag Light Initiative by Cuppa for Cansa

Breadtag Light Initiative by Cuppa for Cansa

Scout is a mostly women powered integrated communications agency, representing lifestyle, décor and green clients. Headed up by Lauren Shantall, one of the directors at Rock Girl – a South African charity aimed at encouraging, inspiring and investing in women and...

Indigenus Appoints Cape Town Communications Agency Scout

Indigenus Appoints Cape Town Communications Agency Scout

Scout is proud to add new local furniture brand Indigenus to its stable of clients. Indigenus is a premium range of designer planters brought to life by owner and visionary Peter van der Post and designed by acclaimed South African designers such as Gregor Jenkin,...

Looking Ahead to 2015 with Trendtalk

Looking Ahead to 2015 with Trendtalk

On the 11th of November 2014 the 9th trendtalk will take place at the Inner City Ideas Cartel Auditorium in Cape Town, hosted by Plascon and Inhouse Brand Architects. Previous trendtalks have given numerous well-known industry professionals in the décor, media, design...

Florstore OnTrend Appoints Scout

Florstore OnTrend Appoints Scout

Sea Point Florstore is set to launch their new showroom, Florstore OnTrend, appointing Scout in charge of all communications Successfully established in 1991 by owner Phillip Victor, Sea Point Florstore has maintained a reputation of offering professional,...

Probio Appoints Integrated Communications Agency Scout

Probio Appoints Integrated Communications Agency Scout

Advanced green technology company Probio has appointed integrated communications agency Scout to guide their brand, drive e-commerce and head up public relations. Integrated Communications Agency, Scout, has added Probio – Advanced Probiotic Technology, to its client...