Marketing, Advancement and
Communication in Education

MACE fulfils a leadership role in the higher education, TVET, and private education sectors within Southern Africa by adding value to practitioners in marketing, advancement and communication through high-quality development programmes, facilitating networking partnerships and transformation, as well as promoting best practices among these professions at our member institutions.

Annual events

We present various workshops and events on both regional and national level.



Each year MACE hosts a number of national workshops aimed at up-skilling its members or discussing current challenges in higher education.

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MACE hosts an annual Directors’ Symposium aimed at directors, senior directors, and executive directors in marketing, advancement, and communication departments.

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During the Annual MACE Congress, experts from the fields of marketing, advancement, and communication share experiences and best practices.

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The MACE Excellence Awards takes place annually and recognises and celebrates excellence and the achievements of specialists and practitioners in marketing, communication and advancement in the higher education sector.

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MACE is governed by a Board of Directors and supported by regional structures.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for the overall governance of MACE and its affairs.

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Regional structures

Regional structures are responsible for the promotion of MACE within their regions and for implementing annual regional programme activities.

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Latest news

Read the latest news about MACE, past events, and upcoming events.
1 October, 2018

The re-established Central Region (Gauteng and surrounds) hosted its inaugural regional event in Johannesburg during August.
1 October, 2018

The Free State region enjoyed the company of Thabang Chiloane, State Protocol Specialist on 31 July 2018 in Bloemfontein.

1 October, 2018

The Eastern Cape Region recently held a successful workshop at Nelson Mandela University.