Who We Are

 

I Love Yzer is an events, publishing, marketing and brand management company established in 2013. Our aim is to promote Yzerfontein, Darling & the West Coast as a tourism destination to support our local events and businesses.

Events:

We organise seasonal markets, shows and other events to establish a tourism footprint in our area. Through the markets we support our local producers and crafters by providing them the opportunity to sell their products to locals and visitors, growing their customer base. Our main seasonal markets are:

Groote Post Country Market:

GPCM logo smallOn the last Sunday of the month at Groote Post Vineyards in Darling from August – April. The market is closed during the winter months. For more info visit: www.facebook.com/grootepostcountrymarket

 

 

Our annual I Love Yzer Feesmark:

 

 

The market that established our business! Our annual market takes place on the Saturday prior to Christmas Day  in Yzerfontein. We provide entertainment, kids activities, local crafters and the best food on the West Coast! With more than 3000 visitors attending our market in 2014, it is not a day to be missed!

From 2013 we have hosted the following artists in sold out shows:

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  • Koos Kombuis
  • Lollos 5: Welkom in Lallaland!
  • Valiant Swart Band
  • Piet Botha
  • Chris Chameleon
  • The Parlotones
  • Anton Goosen / Gangs of Ballet / Michael Lowman
  • Refentse
  • Francois van Coke
  • Arno Carstens

 

Publishing:

 

In 2013 we launched the I Love Yzer Darling magazine as a medium to promote our local talent, events and all things West Coast. Mostly local contributors supply content and anyone is welcome to submit articles. The quarterly publication is a must have for all the visitors in our area. Learn about the locals, where to eat, what to do and have the handy pullout business directory nearby in case of emergency.

 

 

Marketing & Brand Management: 

We offer a marketing & brand management service that can be tailor made according to the clients needs. From corporate identity, a marketing strategy, social media, electronic newsletters, website construction & management to customer service feedback.

Products:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We offer a product range showcasing our love for Yzerfontein, Darling and the West Coast. The products are available from local retailers, our markets and our office in Yzerfontein.

 

 

The Team:

I Love Yzer was originally a threesome: Christele Breedt, Eldré Strydom & Nadine le Roux. Unfortunately in 2014 Christele resigned but is still with us in spirit! Eldré & Nadine now heads op the business with the support from our two staff members: Dave Coleshill & Mariaan Heyns. You will often find one of our casual staff Hettie, Adri or Debbie in our, I Love Yzer Shop.

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      Nadine

Mariaan

Dave