Association of Southern African Indexers and Bibliographers

ASAIB aims to promote indexing, the quality of indexes and the profession of indexing. Membership is open to any person who is or intends to be directly involved in indexing and includes specialist indexers in more than a hundred different subjects.

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Pear Africa

Professional Evaluation and Research

PEAR is a media monitoring, research, and an analysis company that strives to work together with media clients who understand the value and worth of their brand presence.

Whether for a company, small business, individuals or sponsored events- PEAR works closely with each customer to track and monitor the current perceptions and position of your brand in the South African media landscape. All with the aim to move you forward.

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Professional Editors’ Guild

Launched in Johannesburg in 1993, PEG represents practitioners who operate in the South African publishing industry, in corporate communications and the media, and in the academic sector. PEG was registered as a non-profit company (NPC) in February 2015. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, PEG was a national body with three principal branches: Gauteng, Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal, each run by a committee of volunteers. Since moving to online activities in March 2020, PEG has been able to offer members across South Africa, and internationally, access to an extensive online webinar programme. Continuing professional development remains a key offering and the first PEG Accreditation Test was administered in August 2020 to benchmark excellence in the field of editing.

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The South African Guild of Actors

As actors, we all have our stories of injustice, dishonesty, discrimination and unreasonable working conditions. The only way to create a fair working environment in our industry is to stand together and act with a common purpose. By joining SAGA, you become part of a powerful, unified voice that aims to right current wrongs and influence future legislation to create fair and equitable working conditions. We are apolitical, non-racial and democratic and represents your interests. SAGA gives you a legal voice – join and use your voice!

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South African Professional Photographers

SAPP is South Africa's sole professional photography trade body. It has members around the globe and is affiliated to similar associations worldwide. SAPP provides the public and other consumers of professional photography services with the assurance, when engaging a member in good standing, that they are using a peer-reviewed practitioner who meets the minimum required standards expected of a working professional photographer. In this manner, SAPP serves to assist its membership - and aspiring professionals - in achieving their professional goals. We also offer a safeguard to those seeking professional photographic services. SAPP is committed to the ongoing growth of the photographic industry and to supporting its members through quality programmes and legal assistance.

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The South African Screen Federation

The South African Screen Federation (SASFED) is the national federation of independent film, television and audio-visual content industry organisations in South Africa (registered Non-Profit Organisation – NPO 052-633 and a Public Benefit Organisation – PBO 930047674).

Founded in 2006 in response to government’s call for the independent production sector to speak with a united voice, SASFED represents a broad spectrum of industry players, via affiliates representing several thousand individual members and hundreds of member companies employing up to a hundred staff. SASFED therefore proudly represents the collective core of South Africa’s creative sector, for the independent film and television industries.

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South African Science Journalists' Association

SASJA is the professional association of science media practitioners in South Africa. It is a non-profit, non-governmental, national organisation, mainly representing the interests of science and technology (including health, environmental, engineering, sports) journalists and other science media practitioners. SASJA encourages networking and training in the interest of sound science journalism. We strive to improve communication between the science community and general society by evaluating information according to strict journalism ethics and presenting it either in print, or via the electronic media – television, radio and internet – to the public.

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The South African Translators’ Institute

SATI is a professional association for language practice professionals in South Africa. Membership is open to all translators, interpreters, editors, proofreaders, text reviewers, terminologists, copywriters and others involved in the language practice profession. It currently has some 800 members who work in a wide range of local and international languages.

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