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VWV IS A GLOBAL BRAND EXPERIENCE AGENCY
THAT INTEGRATES PHYSICAL AND DIGITAL TO CREATE
EXPERIENCES THAT CHANGE PERCEPTION AND INSPIRE ACTION.

We have worked in over 53 countries with regular clients in Australia, Europe, the USA and several countries in Africa.
We are one of a handful of companies in the world able to provide brand experience solutions across multiple delivery platforms and target markets.
Our current operations include offices in Johannesburg, Durban, and Cape Town.

Our Culture

Our Story

VWV is a global brand experience agency. We change perceptions and inspire action by marrying solid strategic thinking and awesome creative. And then we bring it to life in the most spectacular way. We think big. We work hard. We deliver awesome results. And we’ve been doing so for more than 30 years.

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1982

1982

Using his middle name, 27-year old Mark Steinhobel starts a PR company called Warrick & Associates.

1988

1988

The business buys Vision Photography and merges with production house VideoSound, creating VideoSound Warrick Vision, or VWV.

1993

1993

VWV Interactive is formed, pioneering brand and corporate internet sites and CD-Rom, multi-media and kiosk applications. The company wins its first Loerie Grand Prix for ISM’s ‘Sheepdogs’.

1996

1996

VWV Interactive Singapore opens its doors.

1997

1997

VWV wins more awards at AMI (Association for MultiMedia International) in the USA than any other entrant from 56 countries.

1998

1998

VWV wins the automotive industry’s first-ever audiovisual Loerie Grand Prix for BMW’s 3 Series launch.

2001

2001

A bumper awards year with 2 Loerie Grands Prix for SAA and Gauloises as well as 2 Golds, 9 Silvers and 4 Craft awards. VWV is named Finance Week’s Alternative Agency of the Year.

2004

2004

VWV produces the first in a consecutive series of 13 Distributor Conferences for Miller Brewing Company and MillerCoors in the USA. VWV wins 2 Grands Prix, 12 Golds, and 4 Silvers at the Loerie Awards.

2007

2007

VWV puts down roots in the USA with an office in Dallas, Texas.

2008

2008

VWV expands its presence in the USA with an office in Chicago, Illinois.

2010

2010

The company produces the iconic opening and closing ceremonies for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa. VWV wins the Financial Mail Specialist Agency of the Year award.

2011

2011

Logic, VWV’s guest services subsidiary, is formed.

2012

2012

VWV EMEA, VWV Technical and Stand 66 open their doors.

2013

2013

VWV Massive is established.

Koo Govender takes the reigns as the first female CEO.

2014

2014

Koo Govender starts the Phakama Women’s Academy a VWV initiative to guide young women entering the business world.

The company displays 12 Loerie Grands Prix in its awards chandelier.