The media industry plays a critical role in the economic growth of a country. Apart from that, the media has been regarded as an agenda setting role thus it deliberates on topical issues within a certain country.
Worth mentioning is that SMEs in South Africa have accupied this sector and most black entreprenuers are owners and major share holders of these media companies. One such SME that has also occupied the media industry is Saki Print, a100% black owned that was established in 2002 and is under the stewardship of Saki Mabhele.
The company has evolved from being merely a general communications service provider to becoming a fully-fledged specialist and a leader in media space management.
Saki Print headquarters is located in the economic hub of Africa Johannesburg, one of its kinds in the Gauteng province of South Africa. The company enjoys the support of some of the best companies in the SADAC region.
What differentiates this company from other companies in the media space is its ability to form long-term strategic alliances with clients helping them appreciate value in their media assets. Strategic partnerships are at the core of this growing business; relationships are the lifeblood of the company’s success.
Supplementary to its service offering the company has developed into a entirely useful and dependable branding warehouse specializing in medium and large scale printing of newsletters, bulletins, flyers, posters, business cards, t-shirts, banners, vehicle graphics, sign material, billboard material, letterheads and many other things.
Saki Print is distinguished by African values of honesty, ubuntu (humanness), sharing and eagerness to succeed while continuing to accept contemporary methods to attain its goals.
The company formed a tactical alliance with Afrenco the African Entrepreneurs Congress to host the SMME Expo and Conference in Soweto’s Uncle Tom’s Hall.
Among its highlights to date has been the putting together of an agreement to handle the commercial aspect of The Thinker magazine published monthly by none other than Dr. Essop Pahad former minister in the Presidency; he has seen the necessity of constructive discourse in the company’s public sphere.