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Date: 4 Feb 2016
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Worx Group is in the market for fresh, young talent! - The Worx Group
Worx Group is in the market for fresh, young talent!

As we grow into 2016 the Worx Group is looking for five ambitious and passionate young people to join its Incubate Internship Programme for the year, with the prospect of staying...

Issued by The Worx Group 5 Feb 2016 13:30

eCommerce Africa Confex returns in February to Cape Town
eCommerce Africa Confex returns in February to Cape Town

The second eCommerce Africa Confex takes place 17 - 18 February 2016 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. With eCommerce forecasted to grow by 40% annually...

4 Feb 2016 08:55

Joint AAXO/SAACI conference scheduled for June in Bloemfontein
Joint AAXO/SAACI conference scheduled for June in Bloemfontein

The Association of African Exhibition Organisers' (AAXO) 2016 Conference has been arranged to coincide with two other significant industry events, the 30th SAACI Congress and the first UFI 'Global Exhibitions Day'in June 2016...

4 Feb 2016 09:12

espAfrika announces espYoungLegends Top 20 finalists - espAfrika
espAfrika announces espYoungLegends Top 20 finalists

espAfrika, the organiser of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF), has announced the shortlisted entries from their espYoungLegends competition...

Issued by espAfrika 2 Feb 2016 10:29

Meetings Africa: A collaborative affair
Meetings Africa: A collaborative affair

It is imperative for the continent's countries to work together to secure business events. Yet in 2014 out of the 124 meetings hosted as a country only 13 were association meetings from Africa...

By Danette Breitenbach 2 Feb 2016 09:40

Exciting year ahead for South Africa's leading business-arts agency - Business and Arts South Africa
Exciting year ahead for South Africa's leading business-arts agency

Business and Arts South Africa is gearing up for a jam-packed year, with events, symposiums and programmes aimed at expanding and scaling the agency's impact and influence - both in South Africa and a growing number of African territories...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 29 Jan 2016 11:01

Mzansi Golden Economy sponsors 50 passes to ACT/UJ Conference
Mzansi Golden Economy sponsors 50 passes to ACT/UJ Conference

The Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) through its Mzansi Golden Economy (MGE) Programme, is offering 50 sponsored passes to the Arts & Culture Trust (ACT)/ University of Johannesburg (UJ) Conference on 16-17 March 2016...

29 Jan 2016 08:00

Full steam ahead into 2016
Full steam ahead into 2016

After another successful show in 2015, the Inspire Trade Expo is now fully focused on further developing their world-class B2B expo, providing the necessary platform for exhibitors and visitors alike...

Issued by Inspire Trade Exhibition 26 Jan 2016 08:35

Inaugural Africa Cyber Security Summit 2016
Inaugural Africa Cyber Security Summit 2016

In response to the growing cybercrime in South Africa, Fleming is organising its inaugural Africa Cyber Security Summit from 9-10 March 2016 at Hilton in Sandton...

25 Jan 2016 12:32

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Professional reportage at conferences adds value to event

Professional reportage at conferences is an essential service, for clients and delegates alike...

By Gwen Watkins 22 Jan 2016 14:40

Technology pushes events into experience - Litha Communications
Technology pushes events into experience

As smartphone penetration reaches almost 40% in South Africa, so the interest in events technology grows, with mobile event apps topping the list in international events management trends for 2016...

Issued by Litha Communications 20 Jan 2016 11:03

EXSA to participate in Global Exhibitions Day - EXSA
EXSA to participate in Global Exhibitions Day

First-ever "Global Exhibitions Day" to highlight the exhibition industry's benefits for the economy - and the fun of working in the industry...

Issued by EXSA 20 Jan 2016 12:10

Technology pushes events into experience
Technology pushes events into experience

As smartphone penetration reaches almost 40% in South Africa, so the interest in events technology grows, with mobile event apps topping the list in international events management trends for 2016...

By Teresa Jenkins 19 Jan 2016 13:47

Speakers Inc announces their Annual Showcase line-up - Speakers Inc
Speakers Inc announces their Annual Showcase line-up

Professional speakers bureau and corporate entertainment agency, Speakers Inc, has announced its talent line-up for their Annual Speaker Showcase in Cape Town on 3 February...

Issued by Speakers Inc 18 Jan 2016 11:07

Jae Goodman, Josh Rabinowitz head up Lion Entertainment juries
Jae Goodman, Josh Rabinowitz head up Lion Entertainment juries

CAA Marketing's Jae Goodman and Grey's Josh Rabinowitz have been appointed as presidents of the Entertainment Lions and Entertainment Lions for Music juries respectively...

15 Jan 2016 08:36

via WTM Africa
Tourism professionals urged to attend WTM Africa

Now in its third year and taking place 6-8 April 2016, B2B exhibition World Travel Market Africa hosts a nexus for the inbound and outbound African travel...

15 Jan 2016 09:55

Do we get full value for conference attendance?
Do we get full value for conference attendance?

Getting back to serious work in the New Year means getting the diary for the next 12 months into some sort of order. A key issue here is what conferences to attend, where and why...

By Auguste Coetzer 12 Jan 2016 13:01

PechaKucha drags you into a live situation with atmosphere, energy and real human interaction - Speakers Inc
PechaKucha drags you into a live situation with atmosphere, energy and real human interaction

PechaKucha Night was started as an event for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public. It has however, turned into a massive celebration in over 878 cities around the world, inspiring people worldwide...

Issued by Speakers Inc 11 Jan 2016 12:17

Media strategy conference in February
Media strategy conference in February

There will be a Media Strategy conference on 18-19 February 2016 at the Indaba Hotel, Fourways Sandton...

8 Jan 2016 09:42

BSK Marketing promotes healthy choices at Stokvel Network Forum - BSK Marketing
BSK Marketing promotes healthy choices at Stokvel Network Forum

BSK Marketing held a Stokvel Network Forum for stokvels in Alexandra on 9 December. Sponsored by the Willowton Group, the theme was Vukuzakhe - celebrate healthy eating and living...

Issued by BSK Marketing 14 Dec 2015 10:41

First speakers for IAB Digital Summit announced, as tickets open
First speakers for IAB Digital Summit announced, as tickets open

The IAB Digital Summit and Bookmark Awards, being held on 3 March 2016 at Turbine Hall in Newtown, Johannesburg, has announced two top confirmed speakers; Guy Phillipson and Vinny Lingham...

11 Dec 2015 10:33

Representatives at Vision 2030 Summit provide policy makers with insight and guidance - Topco Media
Representatives at Vision 2030 Summit provide policy makers with insight and guidance

Top Media and Communications has published a White Paper on the proceedings of the first ground-breaking Vision 2030 Summit, held in Johannesburg in June 2015...

Issued by Topco Media 11 Dec 2015 10:49

KAT-O #TechTalkCPT attendees
Letting the KAT-O Cape tech cat out the bag...

If you've attended a #TechTalkCPT, Arduino Cape Town or Modern Alchemist event you're already part of the KAT-O community - which stands for 'Kick Ass Technologies, Obviously'...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Dec 2015 06:00

Tata Communications at AfricaCom 2015 - XZIBIT
Tata Communications at AfricaCom 2015

XZIBIT was asked to refurbish the existing Tata Communications stand structure to create a bright, inviting and interactive stand for AfricaCom 2015...

Issued by XZIBIT 9 Dec 2015 09:22

Three Ships at Whisky Live Festival 2015 - XZIBIT
Three Ships at Whisky Live Festival 2015

XZIBIT was approached to refurbish an existing stand for Three Ships at Whisky Live and, in partnership with Fresh Advertising, give it a new look and feel...

Issued by XZIBIT 8 Dec 2015 09:49

BSK Marketing holds Stokvel Expo at Pick n Pay - BSK Marketing
BSK Marketing holds Stokvel Expo at Pick n Pay

BSK Marketing recently hosted a Stokvel Expo at Pick n Pay at Maponya Mall in Soweto where close to 300 stokvel members from Soweto and Orange Farm attended...

Issued by BSK Marketing 7 Dec 2015 12:47

espAfrika launches brand new jazz-inspired #espYoungLegends initiative for CTIJF 2016 - espAfrika
espAfrika launches brand new jazz-inspired #espYoungLegends initiative for CTIJF 2016

espAfrika, producer of the prestigious Cape Town International Jazz Festival, has launched a brand new initiative called espYoungLegends...

Issued by espAfrika 2 Dec 2015 10:40

Event strategy: unleash brand value - Magnetic Storm
Event strategy: unleash brand value

Digital is often impersonal and communication can appear cold and fragmented. Knowing consumers' willingness to connect in this digital age is an opportunity for brands to connect in the real world...

Issued by Magnetic Storm 27 Nov 2015 11:43

Cassandra Wilson and Sheila E. to join all-star line-up at the 17th Cape Town International Jazz Festival - espAfrika
Cassandra Wilson and Sheila E. to join all-star line-up at the 17th Cape Town International Jazz Festival

espAfrika, organiser of the annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival, has shared more of the glittering names that will join the all-star line-up at next year's festival happening on 1 and 2 April 2016...

Issued by espAfrika 25 Nov 2015 12:15

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