Culture + Commerce + Creativity = BOOM
Molo! We’re an independent, proudly homegrown, fully integrated agency.
Our unique combination of insightful cultural relevance, commerce, and compelling creativity connects with consumers’ hearts, converts brand love into sales, and frees the explosive possibility of iconic South African brands.
The Boomtown solution
At Boomtown our success is in our discipline to apply our 4 STEP SOLUTION to all of our clients’ brand objectives.
Deep consumer understanding to uncover cultural insights.
Qualitative research and insight discovery.
Brand strategy that builds equity and memory structures.
Brand strategy, integrated communications strategy.
Compelling communication that resonates with hearts.
Compelling atl advertising, pr, corporate identity design, packaging.
Delivering sales at the point-of-purchase.
BTL activations and promotions, pos, direct marketing, crm, digital and social media, media buying.
Located in Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg and Cape Town.
Long-term investment into business growth – Since 1994.
51 % Black ownership. BBBEE Level 2.
Our Bayeza programme is an incubator initiative that develops and nurtures the talents of young, aspiring black graduates.
Bayeza – adj (Zulu) they are coming.
Story of 2 Cows
Boomtown’s founder didn’t see his only two assets as cows, but rather as the possibility of far more. The cows were sold to raise money for the company’s first computer. And so Boomtown was born, a story about seeing what could be, rather than what is, a story of courage.
We live this story every day and in every brand we touch. We delve into what drives the modern consumer and specialise in connecting brands with them. From mechanics to sales, a deep understanding of the target market, to connecting with consumers through culturally relevant insights. That’s what sets us apart. Our thinking is underpinned by a research-driven strategic platform brought to life through original, brand led creativity that delivers results.
We see what could be rather than what is through a brave collaboration of our strong, multidisciplinary team that constantly pushes the boundaries. Why? Because growth does not come from a place of comfort, growth never comes from contentment, we know that fortune favours the brave, and that fear kills more great ideas than failure ever will, so we challenge and change the status quo with courageous creative solutions that deliver radical growth. We always choose courage over comfort.
By Andrew MacKenzie The climate crisis has been a dark cloud on the horizon for some time now, but 2019 is the year the world’s political
Following its appointment to Maluti Mountain Cement in 2018, Boomtown has successfully rolled out the launch campaign for the Lesotho-based challenger brand. The highly regarded
By Lara-Anne Derbyshire While personality has indeed always been a consideration in consumer profiling when trying to segment and reach your ideal target audience, so
By Andrew MacKenzie The climate crisis has been a dark cloud on the horizon for some time now, but 2019 is
Following its appointment to Maluti Mountain Cement in 2018, Boomtown has successfully rolled out the launch campaign for the Lesotho-based
By Lara-Anne Derbyshire While personality has indeed always been a consideration in consumer profiling when trying to segment and reach
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Boomtown is a strategic brand agency that believes in the creative ability to
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Port Elizabeth | Johannesburg | Cape Town