About Us

Terras Communications is an award-winning personalised sport, retail, media, and hospitality marketing and communications solutions company.

We create front-line brands through exclusive, creative, and practical implementation and all-inclusive brand management.

Our team invents dynamic and exclusive experiences, creating a new platform for consumers, retailers, and businesses to interact with brands, products, or services. As a through-the-line services agency, we focus on driving sales, retention, and building brand equity.

We pride ourselves on our creativity, passion, and dedication as we strive to influence consumer behaviour along the path to purchase.

 The main reasons for our proven track record of business success;

  • Extensive and effective media, suppliers and strategic partners database
  • We are pragmatic problem solvers and strategic thinkers, capable of exceptional insights across different industries and market conditions
  • Solving complex business problems across different industries and market conditions
  • Reshaping customer value propositions to create genuine market differentiation & ROI
  • Culturally astute with strong communication skills
  • Excellent  in uncovering & exploiting emerging business opportunities

LAUREN

LAUREN TERRAS is our FOUNDER & DIRECTOR

Lauren is an award-winning Communications, Marketing, and Sponsorship specialists working with diverse clients locally, and abroad. Prior to starting Terras Communications, she worked in radio, TV, print, and FMCG arenas.

Lauren is a NLP coach assisting athletes, teams, management, and small businesses with Goal Setting, and Team Culture. She is also the co-host of a sport podcast series – The Lauren & Dawn Show, The Olympic Series which is broadcasted on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcast, and Spotify. She is a daily face on the new audio platform, Clubhouse, holding numerous rooms together with Gurthro Steenkamp, 2007 Rugby World Cup winner. The Coach G and Lauren team interview  international guests and speakers focusing on ‘Sport Insight’ and ‘Building Mental Resilience’.

She has a passion for sports outreach programs, and assists NPO in Africa to grow their footprint and offering.

For more visit https://linktr.ee/laurenterras

ANNA

ANNA ARTHUR is our DESIGN & PLAYING SURFACE SPECIALIST.

Anna has been in the design industry for more than 16 years. Her focus shifted into sports when she worked as the in-house designer and photographer for the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, where she handled all sports advertising for their rugby and soccer events.

More recently, Anna has become a Playing Surface Specialist (a UK-based platform for real-time sports content for fan engagement on social media) in Johannesburg. She also has a long history in below-the-line advertising and printing, ranging from corporate identity, corporate branding, signage, adverts for newspapers and magazines, billboards, packaging design, point-of-sale solutions, and even branded sports kits.

Anna has had the pleasure of working on all three of the last World Cup events (2018 Fifa Soccer World Cup, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup and 2019 Rugby World Cup), with Absa Premiership Soccer, AB inBev, J&B Met, CSA, LaLiga, SA Rugby, and Sun International being her most favourite brands that she worked on thus far.

ANNA

ANNA ARTHUR is our DESIGN & PLAYING SURFACE SPECIALIST.

Anna has been in the design industry for more than 16 years. Her focus shifted into sports when she worked as the in-house designer and photographer for the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, where she handled all sports advertising for their rugby and soccer events.

More recently, Anna has become a Playing Surface Specialist (a UK-based platform for real-time sports content for fan engagement on social media) in Johannesburg. She also has a long history in below-the-line advertising and printing, ranging from corporate identity, corporate branding, signage, adverts for newspapers and magazines, billboards, packaging design, point-of-sale solutions, and even branded sports kits.

Anna has had the pleasure of working on all three of the last World Cup events (2018 Fifa Soccer World Cup, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup and 2019 Rugby World Cup), with Absa Premiership Soccer, AB inBev, J&B Met, CSA, LaLiga, SA Rugby, and Sun International being her most favourite brands that she worked on thus far.

HASMITA

HASMITA AMTHA is our WRITER AND EDITOR.

As an experienced writer, editor and stylist, Hasmita has over 10 years of experience in media and has worked on popular consumer titles such as SA Home Owner, Food & Home, Sunday Times Home Weekly, to name a few.

Having moved back to her home town of Port Elizabeth, Hasmita has been freelancing for many media titles over the last three years, and has written on decor, property, food and travel.

BERNA

BERNA COETZEE is our COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHER.

With over 12 years of experience shooting across fashion, food, decor, travel, products and even South African celebrities, Berna’s work has graced the covers of local magazines: Tuis & Home, House & Leisure, Sarie, Sarie Kos, You, Huis Genoot and DRUM.

Her campaign work includes adidas, Discovery Health, Uber Eats, PnP, Bellingham, Willow Creek and Club Mykonos to name a few. Although products and brands are her forte, Berna has shot with many local celebrities and TV and radio personalities like MiCasa, Jeannie D, Jimmy Nevis, Graeme Smith and Bonnie Mbuli.

BERNA

BERNA COETZEE is our COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHER.

With over 12 years of experience shooting across fashion, food, decor, travel, products and even South African celebrities, Berna’s work has graced the covers of local magazines: Tuis & Home, House & Leisure, Sarie, Sarie Kos, You, Huis Genoot and DRUM.

Her campaign work includes adidas, Discovery Health, Uber Eats, PnP, Bellingham, Willow Creek and Club Mykonos to name a few. Although products and brands are her forte, Berna has shot with many local celebrities and TV and radio personalities like MiCasa, Jeannie D, Jimmy Nevis, Graeme Smith and Bonnie Mbuli.

JACQUES

JACQUES HENNING is our VIDEO EDITOR / WEB DESIGNER.

Jacques is an accomplished broadcast video editor with almost 20 years experience in sports editing. He has also been a freelance editor for SuperSport since the 2010 Fifa Soccer World Cup and has worked on all the major sporting events in the world.

His experience include most broadcast formats and platforms. In 2012 Jacques launched Africa’s favorite sports blog, TheYellowCap.com and has worked with brands like ASICS, Puma South Africa and adidas.

Jacques has in-depth knowledge of the local rugby scene and is well acquainted with most sporting fraternities in South Africa, especially in rugby circles.

ADDITIONAL STAFF CONSISTS OF:

Writers, Copy Editors, Damage & Reputational Management Managers, Digital Managers, Digital Content Producers, Digital Community Managers, Website Developers, , App Developers, Video Producers and Editors, Graphic and Digital Designers, Art Directors, Creative Director, Account Managers, Photographers, Stylists, Events Managers, Support Staff, Experiential Marketers, Brand Influencers, Promotional Staff

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