Finally, what you've all been waiting for! Bizcommunity.com's 2013 Biz Trends Report is now available for downloading in pdf format - and this year we've improved the quality for a better tablet experience!
Issued by Bizcommunity.com 13 Feb 2013 14:33
It's that time of the year where agencies are asked to haul out the old crystal ball and provide pearls of thumb-sucking wisdom. Before we do so, it would be wise to see how history might repeat itself. Reflecting briefly, for experiential marketing, 2012 was quite a year locally and abroad. Oh, and mazeltov on surviving the Mayan apocalypse - it was touch-and-go for a second there.
By Mike Silver 29 Jan 2013 11:18
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25
Johannesburg-based expo organiser, Exhibition Management Services (EMS) has joined forces with Ghana-based Events and Projects International (EPI) to stage Hospitality and Foodbiz West Africa in Ghana at the Accra International Conference Centre from 2-4 October 2013.
13 Jun 2013 11:26
Highway Africa is gearing up for the 17th edition of Highway Africa Conference, themed 'Speaking truth to power?', will take place from 1-2 September 2013 at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
28 May 2013 16:27
Digital Music Africa is the latest addition to the agenda of AfricaCom, set to take place in Cape Town, South Africa in November this year. The new event aims to discuss how the digital music market is shaping up in Africa.
20 May 2013 10:22
"Content" is currently on everybody's lips, with everyone from the existing media to brand owners and individuals being encouraged to become content providers. Bizcommunity has been ahead of the content curve for over a decade.
Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Mar 2013 09:03
The fifth annual Mobile Money Africa will gather more than 400 industry leaders to discuss collaboration and moving the market forward when the conference and expo returns to Johannesburg, South Africa from 28-29 May 2013.
5 Mar 2013 10:39
With information and media channels currently at critical mass, clarifying the state of design today has become more important than ever. Many of Design Indaba day-one speakers demonstrated how design thinking is showing the ways for business and even governments to balance traditional best practices with new uncharted technological territories.
By Terry Levin 28 Feb 2013 08:30
Cape Town, South Africa who is already gearing up for World Design Capital (WDC2014) next year, has concluded another creative coup - it will host the third African Creative Economy Conference and the fourth Arterial Network Biennial Conference from 6-9 October 2103.
20 Feb 2013 12:48
The Los Angeles-based DISCOP Organisation announced record breaking pre-bookings for the next edition of the DISCOP Africa TV content market and co-production forum, which will take place from 6-8 November 2013 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa.
14 Feb 2013 12:10
In reviewing the past few years from an events perspective, I'm tempted to ask: "Where did all the fun go?" As both the South African and the international events industries have grown, developed, matured and become increasingly competitive - all within the context of the global economic crisis - I might be forgiven for thinking that the game plan has changed.
By Karen Ashwin 16 Jan 2013 10:40
The 20th annual Business Opportunities and Franchise Expo (BOFE), held in September 2013 with platinum sponsor Eskom, saw a 13% increase in visitor numbers this year, with strong interest from pan-African exhibitors for future shows.
30 Sep 2013 11:39
Scan Display was contracted by Conference Systems Namibia to build 2,600m² of meeting rooms, 1,500m² of office space and 600m² of exhibition space for the 11th Conference of Parties to the Convention to Combat Desertification (COP11 UNCCD).
Issued by Scan Display 25 Sep 2013 09:43
The Homecoming Revolution London Expo, which takes place from 9-10 November 2013, is expanding its one-stop offering to attract not only South Africans back home, but East and West Africans back to their respective homelands too.
23 Jul 2013 14:56
Of the 16 entries submitted by IABC Africa Region members to the International Association of Business Communicators 2013 Gold Quill Awards, half were recognised with either merit or excellence awards.
23 Jul 2013 08:51
The DFM takes place from 19-22 July 2013 during the Durban International Film Festival and promises an exciting programme of masterclasses and networking opportunities.
10 Jun 2013 10:40
"The world is changing and there are different ways of gaining knowledge. Information is immediately available through the internet that can be accessed through iPads, smartphones and laptops", says Prof Johannes Cronjé, Dean of Informatics and Design at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), who is part of the line-up of speakers at the 7th African Education Week to be held at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa from 20-22 June 2013.
30 May 2013 12:39
SkyVision Global Networks Ltd, a global provider of IP connectivity over satellite and fiber optic systems, has announced that it will be showcasing a host of new products and services at the SatCom 2013 exhibition and conference, taking place from 28-29 May 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
27 May 2013 12:34
As a display specialist, Scan Display is renowned for its beautiful custom-designed and crafted exhibition stands. At this year's Markex Gauteng show, Scan plans to deliver its largest self-branded exhibition stand yet - with an 84m² foot print.
Issued by Scan Display 27 May 2013 09:46
The countdown to Mediatech Africa 2013, taking place from 17-19 July 2013 at The Coca-Cola Dome, Johannesburg, South Africa, has started and anticipation for the top brands and services on offer this year in the broadcast, film and production industry has begun to build.
14 May 2013 21:29
The Loeries Exhibition moves to the Open Window School of Visual Communication in Pretoria from 13-18 May 2013. It provides an opportunity for Gautengers to get inspiration on how to submit entries and get a good idea on what impressed the 2012 judges, before the deadline of 31 May 2013.
8 May 2013 07:01
"Today's World Earth Day reminds us all of our need to commit to protecting our environment and increasing renewable energy projects instead of relying on the more traditional power sources is a great way for countries and companies to start making a difference." This is according to Emma Sayers, the conference producer of the upcoming Clean Power Africa, set to take place in Cape Town, South Africa from 14-15 May 2013.
15 Apr 2013 16:39
The Southern African International Trade Exhibition (SAITEX) is on track to produce another large and effective networking hub for business opportunities in Africa from all over the world on 30 June 2013 at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand.
8 Apr 2013 10:50
Extron Electronics is an international manufacturer of professional AV system integration products, creating waves on local soil with the recent opening of their office in Johannesburg, South Africa and their participation as exhibitors at Mediatech Africa.
26 Mar 2013 14:04
African Education Week Annual Convention and Learning Expo is the meeting and trading platform for those who are passionate about improving the standard of education in Africa. Now in its seventh year, it remains Africa's leading educational resources and training event, attracting more education professionals than any other event. This event takes place in Johannesburg, South Africa from 19-22 June 2013.
25 Feb 2013 09:57
African media house IC Publications have announced its newly formed partnership with the upcoming 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair which runs concurrently with the London Frieze Art Fair from the 14-20 October 2013.
22 Feb 2013 10:29
The Sage Insights 2013 Conference was a resounding success and a true celebration of the mobile revolution and the challenges it poses for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM). More than 250 Sage ERP Africa's business partners attended, which included 32 partners from East and West Africa.
14 Feb 2013 11:42
In its core strategic objective of the African Bureau of Conventions to partner with industry and service providers, who not only ensures that the bids placed for conventions, exhibitions and events is secured for South Africa and Africa, has welcomed 3d Group of Companies as members to its network.
13 Feb 2013 12:58
Broadband leaders from across the Middle East and Africa region will gather in Dubai from 19-20 March 2013 for Broadband MEA, the broadband event for the Middle East and Africa. The event this year will throw a spotlight on improving the customer experience, exploring the business models, strategies and innovative services required to maintain customer happiness and loyalty.
30 Jan 2013 11:57
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