RPM Events and Décor Company (Pty) Ltd is a 100% wholly-owned black female medium entity located in Pretoria, South Africa. As our name advocates, we provide an array of services ranging from the smallest social event to the largest corporate events. We are not simply your run off the mill type of Events Company but, we exist to always go the extra mile for all our clients, irrespective of their budget. We provide Project Management Services; Catering Services; Equipment Hire Services; Canteen, Food Supply and Provision Services as well as the Audio Visual Equipment Hire Services. We currently manage the Ditsong National Museum of Cultural History’s Hospitality Services, which includes the management of the restaurant. Our clientele ranges from corporate clients, government, civil organizations and private clients. As a one stop shop event management company, our offerings range from Intimate Workshops, Mega International Summits, Customised Conferences, Book Launches, Exhibitions and Bespoke Weddings and Birthdays.
From a one-woman garage business established in 2003 by owner and Founder and Executive Director Mrs Rakgadi Motloba, we have grown to become probably the “company of choice” in the events industry due to our expertise in customising events – big and small. Our better local knowledge of the meetings, conferencing and decor hire sector, differentiates us from all others as we always add our own flair that always leave our clients in awe of our work and ingenuity.
Over the past 17 years, we have built incredible exposure and relationships with suppliers, entertainers, local celebrities, designers, venue owners and events hosts. This experience in the Events Industry has seen us designing and managing over hundreds of events, which we have either executed by ourselves or partnered with a number of suppliers, contractors as well as our many associates, with whom we work on a regular basis, as and when required.
As a one stop shop event management company, our offerings range from:
Mega International Summits
Through this diverse basket of services, we are able to turn around quickly for any size of an event. One of our major unique selling propositions is that our clients are able to deal directly with management, for swift decisions making and better customised hosting service.
In addition to hosting events, we have invested substantially on a warehouse facility, which supplies hotels, lodges, events companies and the public in general, which also encompasses equipment hire services. This division of the business currently provides services to reputable five-star hotels on a regular basis. We therefore intend to grow our competitive edge in this ever changing industry through constantly innovating and building viable partnerships.
Our vision is to become one of the leading one stop events management companies in South Africa and the whole African Continent, based on the intimate and attention to detail we offer to our clients.
Customer Satisfaction: Meeting our clients’ expectations by delivering on our promises.
Integrity: We believe in honest business dealings, transparent communication and accurate estimations in our quotations.
Reliability: We have been able to perform and maintain our functions within agreed time frames, budgets and circumstances.
Our mission is to be the most reliable, creative and trustworthy event planning and management company in South Africa and the African continent in general.
Our People :
As much as we are about quality service and efficient delivery of eventing and hospitality services, we are above all else, about serving people. We have an array close to 100 talented individuals that we work with either on a permanent basis, consultancy or part-time basis in our quest to realise our dream and vision.
Since our inception in 2003, our main objective has always been centered around adding value, fostering service excellence and changing the lives of those that we work with. Our other objectives that we strive to attain everyday include but are not limited to:
To provide all our suppliers to benefit from our events by empowering them.
To achieve and maintain a high degree of customer confidence and satisfaction by continuously upgrading ourselves as per market trends, service performance and prompt attention to customer needs.
To empower young and upcoming youth in the Hospitality Industry by providing them with employment opportunities, internship programmes or temporary employment.
We have managed some of the country’s biggest events that include the following:
Ditsong National Museum of Cultural History Rebranding Launch
Association of Black Investment Professional (ABSIP) 20 Year Celebration
Black Business Council (BBC) Annual Awards, Conference and AGM
Black Business Council in the Build Environment 10th Year Anniversary Celebration
South African Women in the Construction Industry Annual Awards
Lesotho Development Corporation Stakeholder Relations Roadshow
Sefako Makgatho Health Services Canteen Management
Décor Services to Johannesburg Stock Exchange
Government Conferences via Ditsong Venue in Pretoria
Supplier of Catering Equipment to Sandton Convention Centre
Supplier of Décor Equipment to Protea Hotel
We have also created our own internal events, that aimed at giving back to all our clients such as Friday Jazz Sessions and RPM Events Annual Mother’s Day, the latter being our flagship event of the year.
Our growth strategy hinges on our belief that there is strength in numbers. As a result, most of our success stories come from the strong and meaningful partnerships that we have built over the years with our clients, staff, suppliers, as well as strategic alliances and partners.
In the past three years, we have partnered with the Ditsong National Museum of Cultural History, wherein the key focus is to enhance the museum’s facilities in order to maximize their functionality. We operate a fully-fledged three Star graded restaurant with bar facilities including managing conferences and events taking place at Ditsong.
Through this partnership, the museum has been able to generate additional income to maintain and upgrade the heritage facilities.
We believe that through partnership models of this kind, the various arms and legs of government can achieve the much aspirational goals of alleviating poverty by creating job opportunities for South Africans.
Our Credentials & Affiliations
As per the Government’s Economic Transformation Policy, we are committed to genuine empowerment in South Africa, which is why we have worked hard to become a Level 1 B-BBEE contributor (100% black female ownership).
We are member of the following associations:
All our staff members are drawn from previously disadvantaged backgrounds and receive constant training from within the company and through our training partners. The hostess crew attend an event briefing session prior to the commencement of any assignment. This is to ensure that they are able to go an extra mile in meeting the requirements of the client. Upon completion of the briefing session, our staff receive a comprehensive events pack outlining detailed information of their roles, client and daily itinerary. Also provided are branded name tags, site maps and a useful telephone contact list.
RPM Ditsong Restaurant combines tradition with modernity in an exceptional way. Its interior is unique because fragments of a cultured venue and have been preserved and they have been ingeniously blended with the modern decor.
We mainly serve traditional South African cuisine and add variety to our menu according to the season.
We can satisfy even the most sophisticated culinary expectations of our customers. We provide a professional service in our beautiful surroundings. You can take a break from the City buzz and wait for traffic to subside, you would definitely enjoy to relax at the table and taste a good wine and great food.
Through the Ditsong National Museum of Cultural History Restaurant, we serve delicious home style cuisine, which ranges from Plated A la Carte Menu, Traditional Menu and our popular Friday Braai Cuisine.
In our relaxed atmosphere we aim to tantalise our clients with an international breakfast selection while for Lunch and Dinner, we offer a variety of savoury cuisine including drinks and beverages that entice the appetite of connoisseurs.
We provide catering for the following:
Only Qualified Chefs.
The imagination of our chefs will never bore you with always different and delicious dishes.
The attention to the choice of local ingredients will please you.
The availability of our friendly staff who will pamper you.
To delight your palate you can choose from a meat, fish, soup, hot or cold dish.
As the last course you can always choose between
fresh fruit, a fruit salad, ice cream or
a dessert prepared by our pastry chef.
For the ultimate experience, we shall conceptualize and coordinate exceptionally stylish awards evenings, product launches, gala dinners, seminars and other sophisticated productions for your guests. RPM specializes in professional conference organizing, public relations, media liaison, décor and catering equipment hire services and any event related service.
Audio Visual Material:
High safety and production standards are being enforced in the events industry. Using only top of the range sound, lighting and audio-visual equipment, RPM Events & Décor Company Company will stage a dazzling display with crystal clear sound, whilst ensuring that internationally recognized standards of safety compliance are maintained
Having been intimately involved in the music industry for a decade, we provide relevant artists as well as attest to their professionalism and reliability.
Workshops & Conferences
RPM Events and Decor Company specializes in professional conference organizing, public relations, media liaison, decor and catering equipment hire services and any event related project.
Over the past years, RPM Events has hosted award winning events, managed major international conferences, created incredible incentive trips for some of their clients. RPM Events target markets are are largely corporations, small and medium enterprises, unions, government departments and embassies.
Our conference event production is energetic and inventive – thanks to many years in event management and brand activations, coupled with next-level thinking and top-notch teams of brilliantly talented people. Through the years, we have worked with all conference venues across the board in South Africa as our team’s intellect ensures that your conference becomes an enormous success.
FULL DAY PACKAGE WITH LUNCH:
08h00 – 17h00
Arrival Coffee/Tea/Juice & Rusks
Mid-morning Coffee/Tea/Juice & Confectionaries
Lunch (Incl Soft Drink)
Mid-afternoon Coffee/Tea/Juice & Confectionaries
Jugs of water and mints on the tables
FULL DAY PACKAGE WITH NO LUNCH:
08h00 – 17h00
Arrival Coffee/Tea/Juice & Rusks
Decor & Equipment Hire
Interior Design is a cornerstone/crucial ingredient in the creation of the desired ambience, aura, experience, look and feel of any event. For that reason, we have built an extensive warehouse stocking a wide-range of furniture ranging from tables and chairs, lounge suites, coffee tables, traditional furniture, stretch tents, special carpeting, flowers, centre pieces and accessories that can be brought together to create the perfect tone and character for any event.
As RPM, we have invested a lot of resources to offer a variety of interior decor options for our clients. Recently we have added a new range of tables and chairs just to ensure that we offer the latest range of décor items to make any event even more special and lavish.
Equipment Hire Services
Mega International Summits
CONFERENCE PACKAGES THAT ARE SIMPLY UNBEATABLE.
With our vast experience in hosting business conferences, we know how vital it is that everything runs smoothly, efficiently, and on time. Personal service, attention to detail, warmth, and friendliness are hallmarks of our approach to hosting meetings, conferences, and events. Our comprehensive conference packages consist of:
WEDDING PACKAGES TAILOR-MADE FOR YOU.
Our dedicated team is trained to make sure that each wedding we host is seamless. From your planning to execution and dancing, we would be there with our bridal couple till the end of the wedding. Everything we do is tailor-made to your expectations with the exclusivity of what you have envisioned for your special day. :
KIDDIES PARTY PACKAGES.
For that adorable and heartwarming celebration of your little one, we cater to
10 kids group size
20 kids group size
30 kids group size
Restaurant Association (RASA), Southern African Association for the Conference Industry ( SACCI), South African Chefs Association