MISSION STATEMENT

VISION
To become the premier provider of exclusive promotional gifts and corporate wear for local and foreign organizations and institutions.

Values

CUSTOMER FIRST
We are dedicated to building long-term relationships with customers. It is our primary commitment to meet our customers’ needs, including reliability, quality, prompt delivery and service, in a manner that anticipates and exceeds their expectations.

EMPLOYEES
We believe our employees are First Impression Promotions’ greatest assets. We invest in our employees to be successful in our mission. Our intent is a pleasurable business environment with a happy and knowledgeable workforce. Only people who share the same vision will be recruited and rewarded.

EXCELLENCE
We believe excellence is the standard for all we do and is achieved by serving our customers with consistent and improved efficiency. We are thus committed to continuously seeking and applying new ways to improve our productivity and our services.

THE BUSINESS
* First Impression Promotions is a 100% black owned and Proudly South African company that supplies personalized promotional items to large organizations.
* The array of items supplied is vast, from office stationery to clothing, to banners, to sport equipment, and to novelty gift items.
* Organizations provide a brief according to which printing on the items is to conform. This usually takes the form of a corporate logo and a slogan or message.
* Acting as an intermediary between manufacturers and large organizations, the company is retained by its clients to obtain the best possible price on specified items.
Buying products online has been a major success.

First Impression Promotions guarantee: 
On Time Delivery, Quality products, Price Competitive Pricing, On-Line Purchasing, The ability, from years of experience, to correctly interpret our clients brief.

THE OWNER
Barry Nefdt has 10 years’ experience in the Promotions / Communications Industry .Having been employed in Corporate and Communications, 
Mr. Nefdt has been a partner with other Promotions Companies for the last five years. Having agreed to dissolve the partnership, Mr. Nefdt started First Impression Promotions. Mr. Nefdt’s strengths are his ability to communicate with all types of people and his ability to network his way to success, which is vital in the Promotions Industry. A self-starter and enterprising businessman, Mr. Nefdt is well connected in the Promotions Industry and believes 
on building relationships with Corporate and Suppliers

BEE STATUS
The certificate confirms that First Impression Promotions c.c. 2001/050165/23 has been evaluated using the Generic Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Scoreboard and has achieved the following:


* Actual Score: Exempted Micro Enterprise * Contribution Level: Three * BEE Recognition Level: 110%
The Certification was received on March 5, 2007. BEE Certificate - click here to view..

CURRENT CLIENTS

* Petroleum Agency South Africa * BP Africa
* IPSA – Institute of purchasing and Supply South Africa * Transnet
* The Petroleum Oil and Gas Corporation of South Africa (PetroSA) * Engen
* National Ports Authority * Metrorail
* South African Port Operations * Saatchi and Saatchi
* Eskom Distribution Bellville * City of Cape Town
* Peninsula Technikon * Prosano
* New Africa Books  

To name just a few we are also members of

* Proudly South African
* Black Management Forum 
* WECBOF – Western Cape Business Opportunities Forum 
* Cape Chamber of Commerce