Website and Digital Update

Our revamped website and active social media platforms engage existing and new followers daily. Digital marketing provides visitors with real-time information directly to their tablets or smartphones and encourages direct engagement to better inform our communication and marketing efforts. Social Media The social media platforms are shared between tourism and investment and we’ve maintained our […]

Marketing Update

Our investment marketing campaign continues to highlight the region’s investment offerings with the annual ‘Uncover Potential’ theme running through our messaging. This campaign speaks to revealing hidden strengths, beauty, and potential in the area, and reinforces key investment sectors on the KZN South Coast. Marketing Campaigns Investment Awareness Campaign This quarter our ‘Uncover Potential’ marketing […]

One Stop Shop (OSS) Investor Workshop

On 30 January, we welcomed local businesses to Port Shepstone Civic Centre under Ray Nkonyeni Local Municipality for the Ugu District One Stop Shop (OSS) Investor Workshop. Hosted in partnership with Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal (TIKZN), the workshop gave local businesses insight into the services offered by the Ugu District OSS various government departments – […]

Public Relations Update

We continue to develop our media relations with the dissemination of sector-specific press releases targeting financial and business-directed media houses. By highlighting the key investment opportunities and significant potential that exists on the KZN South Coast, we are piquing the interest of investors across the board. In addition, we are engaging directly with media on […]

Advertising Update

Digital platforms continue to be a preferred format for our investment advertising, considering the scale of reach and real-time messaging it allows. We have shared our investment awareness messaging, Buy Local and One Stop Shop updates, as well as catalytic projects across social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, X (formerly Twitter), and LinkedIn. This quarter […]

Website and Digital Update

Social Media Ahead of the summer and festive season, we have taken a more aggressive approach to marketing the KZN South Coast and creating more operator brand awareness campaigns. As the platforms are shared between tourism and investment, there has been a substantial increase in content production of 424 posts, resulting in a 110.9% increase […]

Advertising Update

This quarter, we have leveraged our digital platforms for advertising purposes, sharing our key catalytic projects and growth sectors across Facebook, Instagram, X (formerly Twitter), and LinkedIn. This has proven both a cost-effective and impactful advertising strategy reaching our target market directly through digital media.

Marketing Update

Through stakeholder engagements, dedicated partnerships, and extensive marketing, we’re continuing to unearth the KZN South Coast’s investment potential. We are not only using our existing platforms, but developing new avenues to market catalytic projects and feature our growth sectors to potential investors. Marketing Campaigns This quarter we launched the overriding ‘Uncover Potential’ marketing message as […]

Infrastructure Upgrade

The much-anticipated rehabilitation of Marine Drive (the P395), connecting Port Shepstone with Southbroom is underway. The R580-million project was launched by the Department of Transport in June with construction starting in September, anticipated to take around 30 months to complete. This will improve accessibility to Port Shepstone, our administrative, educational, distribution, commercial, and cultural centre, […]

New Board Members

We would like to welcome our new SCTIE Board Members to the team! Mr Sandile Dlomo, Ms Nongcebo Mckenzie, Mr Lunga Yeni, Dr Khululiwe Godlwana, and Mr Thokozani Sabela are the newly appointed members who are already planning site and project visits, with a strategic planning session outlined. They will work to fulfil functions within […]