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Wium Adendorff

Founder of Z2A Village - Marketing & Communication

Currently resides in: Free State, South Africa

Born in Pinetown South Africa

To apply creative and business skills to establish a growing Integrated Marketing, Communication and PR Agency rendering professional services highly sought after.
To continuously invest in self development and the development of co-workers thereby creating capacity and to be recognised in our field.
To build effective interpersonal relationships with fellow-workers and clients by remaining sensitive as regards all the needs of the role-players and, where necessary, to negotiate for a positive outcome.

Magister in Business Administration (MBA) University of the Free State
Magister Artium in Political History (cum laude) 1996 - University of the Free State
Management Development Programme Certificate 1997 - University of the Free State
B.A. (1991) and B.A. Honors (1992)

Contact details

O: 0861921921

Web presence

Business Address

3 Sir George Grey Street, Bloemfontein, South Africa, 9301

Professional details

Current Position(s)

Part time lecturer | Business School | University of the Orange Free State
Bloemfontein, South Africa | 2016 - present

Academia, Education and Training

BML Module: The impact of environmental factors on managerial decisions

Moderator | Department of Marketing | Central University of Technology
Bloemfontein, South Africa | 2016 - present

Academia, Education and Training

Guest Lecturer | Tourism Management | Central University of Technology
Bloemfontein, South Africa | 2012 - present

Academia, Education and Training


Managing Director | Z2A Village
Bloemfontein, South Africa | 2000 - present

Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations

Z2A Village specialises in:
integrated marketing and communication;
public relations campaigns:
event and conference management;
brand development and management;
multimedia communication;
reputation management;
marketing research;
business development.

Previous Position(s)

CEO | Bloemfontein Business Chamber
Bloemfontein, South Africa | July 2016 - December 2016


Repositioning of AHI Bloemfontein to Bloemfontein Business Chamber

Chairperson | Free State Region | Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa
Bloemfontein, South Africa | 2000 - March 2016

Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations

Head: Client Services | Liaison Bureau | University of the Free State
Bloemfontein, South Africa | January 1999 - December 2000

Academia, Education and Training

Marketing Strategy and tactical implementation
Open Day
Road Shows
Science Expo
Client Services and information desk

Head: Conference Services | Liaison Bureau | University of the Free State
Bloemfontein, South Africa | November 1994 - December 1998

Academia, Education and Training

Academic Conferences and events at the UFS

Conflict mediator | Peace Secretariat of the Free State | SA Peace Secretariat
Bloemfontein, South Africa | January 1994 - October 1994

Social Development and Community Services

Conflict Resolution
Field worker

Educational history


Hoerskool Voortrekker, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa (1988)


University of the Free State/Universiteit van die Vrystaat

Bloemfontein, South Africa | 2012 - 2014

MBA - Marketing & Communication

Research project in the field of integrated marketing and communication

University of the Free Sate

Bloemfontein, South Africa | January 1989 - December 1993

B.A., B.A. Hons., M.A. - Contemprorary Political History

Centre for Research Development Bursar 1992 and 1993
Student Representative Council Portfolio Student Services 1992 - 1993
Organiser of the Parliamentary tours 1990, 1991, 1993
IDASA outreach participant Zimbabwe and Zambia 1993


Shortlist and nomination

Dux Student - University of the Free State | 1993


media exposure

OFM Radio | 2015

Guest on 29 March 2015 talk show 'Praat met my Johrne'

Media24 | 2010

Sake-raad uit Nederland verryk albei partye

The Witness | 2014

Unnamed donor bails ANCYL out

Times Live | 2013

ANCYL liquidation order relieves businessman

Competitive Accomplishments

Completed | Midmar Mile - Open Water Swim | 2018

Completed | Sky Run | 2017

Completed | Sky Run | 2016

Completed | Comrades Ultra Marathon | 2017

Academic Achievements

International Conference Presentation | 2015

International Public Relations Association (IPRA)
World Congress
The Business of a Memorial - 27-29 September 2015

International Conference Presentation | 2015

Paper: A Repositioning Model of The National Womens's Memorial and the Anglo-Boer War Museum at the 9th International Business Conference, Victoria Falls, Zambia
20-23 September 2015

Cum Laude | 1996

M.A. Contemprorary Political History

Other Achievements

Internal Guest of Euroclio & DutchCulture | 2015

Invited guest of Euroclio for study group visit to the Netherlands in February 2015




Member, 2010 - 2016

The AHI is a multi-sectoral business organisation and one of four major chamber organisations in South Africa, actively involved in all sectors of the economy, except primary agriculture.

Unashamedly Ethical

Member, April 2012 - present

What is Unashamedly Ethical?
Unashamedly Ethical is a campaign promoting ethics, values and clean living. We facilitate the forming of local Unashamedly Ethical communities all over the world.

MASA - Marketing Association of South Africa

Member, January 2013 - present

Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA)

Certified Public Relations Parctitioner, 1995 - 2016

Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa


Bloemfontein Business Chamber

Council member, 2015 - 2016

Affiliated with AHI

Eunice Girls School

School Governing Body Member, March 2015 - present


Body Corporates

Chairperson & Trustee, 2012 - present

Product Development Technology Station (PDTS)

Advisory Board Member, November 2014 - present

The Product Development Technology Station (PDTS) is involved in product design, prototyping and short run production.

Central University of Technology - School of Tourism, Hospitality & Sport

Advisory Committee Member, November 2008 - present

Universitas Primary School

Member - School Governing Body, March 2009 - March 2015

Lebone Village

Trustee, January 2002 - April 2014

Mission statement
Dedicated to bringing hope, dignity and support by providing holistic care to children affected by HIV/AIDS; their families; all people affected by poverty

Other Activities

Mountain Club of South Africa

Member, 2016 - present

Road and trail running


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