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Episode 124: The IMC Conference Durban

Date: 27 Feb 2015
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Episode 123: Is Design on the 2015 business agenda with Life is Awesome.

Date: 23 Feb 2015
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Episode 122: The show not to miss: World Wide Web Foundation

Date: 13 Feb 2015
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Zinto to rock the streets of Maboneng - Zinto Activation Group
Zinto to rock the streets of Maboneng

Zinto will be collaborating with the managing and social committee of the Maboneng Precinct to launch 'Project Maboneng' - a massive hip-hop street festival in downtown Johannesburg on Saturday, 28 March.

Issued by Zinto Activation Group 27 Mar 2015 11:17

Wallets-full of value in your Rand Show 2015 ticket - The Rand Show
Wallets-full of value in your Rand Show 2015 ticket

A ticket to the Rand Show is your ticket to escaping the ordinary with non-stop entertainment and family fun...

Issued by The Rand Show 27 Mar 2015 10:15

Ticketpro partners with Thebe Reed Venue Management to secure sponsorship of The Dome - Thebe Reed Exhibitions
Ticketpro partners with Thebe Reed Venue Management to secure sponsorship of The Dome

Ticketpro, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Blue Label Telecoms Limited, has secured a seven-year sponsorship deal of The Dome in Northgate, which has been successfully managed over the past 12 years by Thebe Reed Venue Management...

Issued by Thebe Reed Exhibitions 26 Mar 2015 12:53

Does your brand have what it takes to be a hero at the bottom of the pyramid? - Knowledge Resources
Does your brand have what it takes to be a hero at the bottom of the pyramid?

Many companies are alert to the opportunities that exist in our dynamic developing markets, but building stable brands within this volatile climate is not for sissies...

By Wendy Cochrane, Issued by Knowledge Resources 23 Mar 2015 11:45

Johannesburg wins bid to host Global Entrepreneurship Congress 2017
Johannesburg wins bid to host Global Entrepreneurship Congress 2017

At the opening ceremony of the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) 2015 in Milan, the Global Entrepreneurship Network announced that Johannesburg, South Africa has won the bid to host the GEC in 2017.

18 Mar 2015 15:27

Markex 2015 free visitor registration now live
Markex 2015 free visitor registration now live

Those visitors wishing to have free entrance to Markex 2015 can pre-register on the website, which is now open for entries. The show takes place from 9-11 June 2015 at the Sandton Convention Centre...

18 Mar 2015 08:11

Business of Design back with more speakers
Business of Design back with more speakers

Business of Design is a two-day seminar for small to medium design business owners, recent graduates and design students, aimed at guiding, inspiring and offering practical tools to better their business...

18 Mar 2015 07:54

Magnetic Storm reduces grid reliance - Magnetic Storm
Magnetic Storm reduces grid reliance

With ever-increasing pressure on the grid, Magnetic Storm has invested R170,000 in its first phase of going green: a 7kw hybrid system which offers grid tie and battery backup for essential circuits...

Issued by Magnetic Storm 17 Mar 2015 11:54

Mike Stopforth
The importance of networking and mentoring as an entrepreneur

The word "entrepreneur" is often synonymous with glamour and a maverick lifestyle. When things are going swimmingly, being an entrepreneur is all of those things...

By Mike Stopforth 16 Mar 2015 13:05

#MINI5Door awakens the senses through Layar Augmented Reality - Digital Narrative
#MINI5Door awakens the senses through Layar Augmented Reality

The Design Indaba, recently held in Cape Town, featured a sense-provoking Layar Augmented Reality installation for the new MINI 5-Door Hatch, augmented by Digital Narrative...

Issued by Digital Narrative 16 Mar 2015 12:17

One-day SME coaching opportunity will increase bottom line
One-day SME coaching opportunity will increase bottom line

SME growth is essential for South Africa's employment and development opportunities to be realised but SME owners, driven by passion and necessity, often lack the foresight for an actionable strategy...

13 Mar 2015 14:35

Call for entries to the All Africa Business Leaders Awards 2015, new categories
Call for entries to the All Africa Business Leaders Awards 2015, new categories

The All Africa Business Leaders Awards 2015 have opened for entries from Africa's leaders and change makers of business in East, West and Southern Africa...

13 Mar 2015 10:02

Winners at the Design Indaba Expo 2015
Winners at the Design Indaba Expo 2015

This year, Design Indaba Expo 2015 welcomed a mix of over 600 creatives from across the African continent and a full Events Arena programme hosting local and international designers, authors and artists...

13 Mar 2015 09:25

Meet the speaker: Dr Maria Phalime - Speakers Inc
Meet the speaker: Dr Maria Phalime

Maria Phalime is a dynamic, inspiring speaker with a remarkable story to tell. A medical doctor by profession, Maria chose to walk away from medical practice to carve out a new place for herself in the world...

Issued by Speakers Inc 11 Mar 2015 11:58

Zinto is making job creation its business - Zinto Activation Group
Zinto is making job creation its business

On 3 March, the fourth annual Proudly South African Buy Local Summit & Expo took place at the Sandton Convention Centre...

Issued by Zinto Activation Group 11 Mar 2015 10:27

IT Leaders Africa Summit gets new sponsor
IT Leaders Africa Summit gets new sponsor

Performanta has confirmed as a platinum sponsor at IT Leaders Africa Summit, taking place from 18-19 March 2015 at The Maslow Hotel in Johannesburg...

11 Mar 2015 09:47

Douglas Kruger
[Death to PowerPoint!] Part 2: Ten presentation structures to replace those slides

In my previous article, we used scientific methodology to establish that PowerPoint now outnumbers Homo sapiens, has become sentient and self-perpetuating. Happily, there are alternatives...

By Douglas Kruger 11 Mar 2015 07:58

That last 10% makes a corporate event succeed or fail - Chris Moerdyk
That last 10% makes a corporate event succeed or fail

A successful corporate event basically depends on four things - the right target market, attention to detail, relevance and that last 10 percent that is the difference between success and failure...

Issued by Chris Moerdyk 10 Mar 2015 12:17

Battle of the Behemoths at Rand Show 2015 - The Rand Show
Battle of the Behemoths at Rand Show 2015

Rand Show 2015 sees a host of top strength athletes compete in the Rand Show Strongest Man 2015 competition, a qualifying round for the title of SA's Strongest Man...

Issued by The Rand Show 9 Mar 2015 16:15

Pirates Paradise to thrill kids at Rand Show 2015 - The Rand Show
Pirates Paradise to thrill kids at Rand Show 2015

Be the first in South Africa to experience the giants of the sea at Rand Show 2015's Pirates Paradise - a giant playland imported from Italy with attractions never before seen in South Africa...

Issued by The Rand Show 9 Mar 2015 12:17

Layar Augmented Reality creates booming engagement at IAB Summit - Digital Narrative
Layar Augmented Reality creates booming engagement at IAB Summit

Digital Narrative brought Augmented Reality and eventing together in a spectacular display at the recent IAB Summit held last month. The concept took the shape of a giant Pinterest-style board...

Issued by Digital Narrative 9 Mar 2015 08:30

Small business equals big show as My Business Expo returns
Small business equals big show as My Business Expo returns

The National Small Business Chamber (NSBC), dedicated to the success of small business in South Africa, is gearing up to host its 7th My Business Expo in Joburg, now one the largest event of its kind in the world...

5 Mar 2015 11:09

SimplyBiz Shift Questions workshop offers entrepreneurs new perspectives
SimplyBiz Shift Questions workshop offers entrepreneurs new perspectives

The successful SimplyBiz Shift Questions workshop, developed by Raizcorp in association with Nedbank, will travel nationally this year, beginning on 9 May 2015 in Johannesburg...

5 Mar 2015 09:45

Douglas Kruger
[Death to PowerPoint!] Part 1: Seven reasons you could do better without slides

Ever hear the story about the Russians in Bosnia watching their unlikely US allies designing their PP slides? One nonplussed Russian said, "If we ever had a war, while you are working on your PowerPoint, we would be killing you..."

By Douglas Kruger 5 Mar 2015 08:05

International buyers to attend IBTM Africa in search of Africa 'go-to' suppliers - Thebe Reed Exhibitions
International buyers to attend IBTM Africa in search of Africa 'go-to' suppliers

IBTM Africa, a highly targeted event offering an opportunity for exhibitors to engage with top-level international decision-makers, has confirmed a strong line-up of international buyers with proven business to place...

Issued by Thebe Reed Exhibitions 4 Mar 2015 13:14

New York Festivals World's Best Advertising: The 2015 Executive Jury
New York Festivals World's Best Advertising: The 2015 Executive Jury

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards competition announced the 2015 Executive Jury. SA is represented by Graham Lang, Chief Creative Officer, Y&R South Africa...

4 Mar 2015 11:34

Financial sector update by the deputy minister of the DTI - Retail World
Financial sector update by the deputy minister of the DTI

Join Deputy Minister Mzwandile Masina as he welcomes you to the fifth annual Retail World Africa 2015, to be held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg...

Issued by Retail World 3 Mar 2015 10:19

Lights, camera, fashion!
Lights, camera, fashion!

The Mercedes-Benz Bokeh South African International Fashion Film Festival and conference is back after a successful debut last year...

By Ruth Cooper 3 Mar 2015 09:27

Open Debate on publishing vs content in Cape Town
Open Debate on publishing vs content in Cape Town

The second AMASA event will take place on 11 March 2015 in Cape Town and features Zani Botes and Daryn Smith in an open debate on content marketing...

3 Mar 2015 09:06

[Design Indaba 2015] Conference highlights - Day two
[Design Indaba 2015] Conference highlights - Day two

From well-known spicy chicken brands and gourmet food trucks to cutting-edge fashion design, collaboration featured strongly (again) on the programme of the second day of the Design Indaba 2015 conference...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Mar 2015 12:13

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