On the last episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding focused on two events happening in Cape Town next week from 17 February 2016...
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The first official inauguration of Table Mountain as one of the New7Wonders of Nature will take place on Saturday 1 December 2012 on Tafelberg Road, at the foot of the mountain. A public inauguration will take place during the City of Cape Town's free concert taking place at the Grand Parade on Sunday 2 December.
The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God's "Where U going?" event, held at Cenacles of the Holy Spirit in Durban, Cape Town and Soweto, posed the question: "Are you sure where you are going is where you belong?"
The first events of TheRoom, a series of exclusive peer-to-peer roundtable events, will focus on digital and online and will be held in Cape Town and Gauteng during 2013.
On 7 December 2012, Liqui Moly South Africa will team up with Legend Cars South Africa to create a charity racing event with drivers such as Ben Morgenrood, Robbi Smith, professional drivers, celebrity drivers and drivers from the world of journalism.
Jozi-based MSD has partnered with Mogo Media in the US to host a 24-hour online Photoshop festival on 15 November 2012, featuring over a 100 workshop sessions; speakers include Andy Biggs, Dave Cross, Colin Smith, Lee Varis and local Photoshop guru Mohammed Jogie as African representative. Attend any session free on the day or purchase a year-long All Access Pass for a discounted rate of US$184.
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The Breaking the Mould auction, organised by Octagon, raised almost R250,000, as a tribute to South African women who have overcome challenges and inspired other. Clifton Shores creator, Quinton van der Burgh was the lucky bidder to secure one of only three unique Jenna Clifford butterfly pendants at the gala dinner held in honour of Serena and Venus Williams recently.
Entries are open for the 2013 MTN South African Music Awards (SAMA) and close on 30 November 2012. The awards will be handed out at Sun City on 10-11 May 10 2013, part of which will be broadcast live on television.
The second annual Finest DJ Mix Competition has opened on Ligwalagwala FM to promote Mpumalanga's young and up-coming local DJs, and Capricorn FM's annual Limpopo Music Festival will be held at the Polokwane Cricket Club on Saturday 24 November 2012.
The winners of the Leisure Options Best of Joburg Awards have been announced and it's unanimous - the Coca-Cola dome is the concert venue that rocks Jo'burgers supreme and has done for the past 14 years in a row.
The finalists for the National Small Business Champion Awards have been announced by the National Small Business Chamber (NSBC), which will host the awards on 8 November 2012, at Melrose Arch, Johannesburg.
The Old Mutual and Shesha Tuks Blogger Challenge, which takes place tomorrow, 6 November 2012 between 9am and 12pm, will see some of South Africa's top bloggers and tweeters compete in a race around the Sandton CBD in Tuk Tuks.
The Brands Africa 2013 event guarantees to be a celebration of the industry, the personalities, the past, the future and the insights required for success in marketing some of Africa well known brands.
'Helsinki meets Cape Town' is a joint initiative by the Finnish embassy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Finland, City of Helsinki and City of Cape Town, their WDC organisations and other private sector partners, to share experiences as Helsinki finishes its term as World Design Capital 2012 and hands over to Cape Town as World Design Capital 2014.
Charlotte Maja is a key Integrated Employee Engagement (IEE) Producer at Blue Moon, working hand in hand with one of the business's oldest clients. Cool under pressure and described by one of her colleagues as "a class act", Charlotte shared some of the behind-the-scenes secrets of an IEE Conference with us.
The Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, which airs every Thursday 5pm-6pm, streamed live via 2oceansVibe Radio, was broadcast live from The Bookmarks 2012 last week Thursday, 1 November 2012. Show host Warren Harding chatted to finalists, sponsors, judges and some winners at the event. [twitterfall]
Stretch Experiential Marketing will be conceptualising and executing some large activations at the 4U Plett Rage festival in Plettenberg Bay from 23 November to 8 December.
The organisers say it has been a successful year for the Loeries, with the second largest number of entries received since 2008 - over 3,000 entry submissions from across Africa and the Middle East.
The Bookmarks Awards has celebrated its fifth year of rewarding digital excellence, yesterday, 1 November 2012. The Awards, brought to the public by the Digital Media and Marketing Association (DMMA), is an initiative that recognises the companies and people in the digital industry who raise the bar from 'mediocre' to 'incredible'.
At the 2012 Promax Africa Awards, A+E Networks saw two of its channels take prizes - History and Crime & Investigation Network - for creative excellence in on-air promotion, advertising and design.
For the first time in its party history, the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) has celebrated a sell-out success of its annual event and its all thanks to members of the advertising, marketing and media community.
Tonight's Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, will be broadcast live from Artscape in Cape Town to capture all The Bookmarks 2012 action. Tune in to this week's show, streamed live from 7pm-10pm via 2oceansVibe Radio. [twitterfall]
Following its success in handling the first South African Rewind Festival at Kingspark Stadium, Durban in February 2012, Prosound will bring the SS Stage direct from the Glastonbury Festival for the second Rewind Festival at SuperSport Park Centurion on 3 November.
The Financial Call Centres Conference and Exhibition, to be held on 14-15 November at Indaba Hotel in Fourways, Johannesburg, will focus on the changing face of the contact centre and will teach professionals and companies in the industry how to utilise these new opportunities to enhance their customer service experience.
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The South African Traditional Music Achievement (SATMA) Awards winners for 2012 have been announced. The Awards were launched in 2005 to promote, preserve, uplift, develop, stage multicultural exchanges, honour and award traditional musicians across racial and ethnic background.
If you have ever considered purchasing a gazebo for your corporate event, now would be the best time to do so. With summer on its way and outdoor events becoming a regular occurrence, a sensible investment will go a long way toward promoting your corporate image. When it comes to branding, the more surface area and visibility, the greater the exposure!
Kim Skildum-Reid, who has 27 years' experience in corporate sponsorship, will present two webinars on developing sponsorship offers and managing sponsorship sales in early November 2012.
At a press event on 18 October, the names of the 12 players in the field who will participate in this year's Nedbank Golf Challenge was announced. The event, hosted by Matthew Pearce, took place at The Venue, Green Park and was broadcast live on SuperSport Blitz.
The Oliewenhuis Art Museum, in Bloemfontein, will host the final stage of the Loerie Awards Travelling Exhibition from today, 29 October to 2 November 2012.