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Africa's first focused trade fair for furniture, décor and design has launched

On 10 July, the doors seamlessly opened to what promises to continue to be the most important decor, furniture and retail event on the African continent...

Issued by Inspire Trade Exhibition 23 Jul 2014 12:33

Finally Africa showcases a dedicated decor, design and furniture expo

The motivation which drove Rina Fortmann, the former chairperson of EXSA, to launch the Inspire Trade Expo was primarily driven by the need in the industry to have a focused...

Issued by Inspire Trade Exhibition 2 Jul 2014 10:30

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 82: An African Path to Success with David Blyth

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 20 February from 9am-10am as we chat to David Blyth from Yellowwood Future Architects and Alan Morrissey, MD of Effective Measure. [twitterfall]

19 Feb 2014 10:17

AB7 expo to benefit from increasing interest in Africa

Africa is fast becoming the 'New Frontier', bucking the trend of stagnant world markets. Its population of almost one billion people comprises a rapidly expanding middle class with ever-increasing wealth and disposable income.

29 Jan 2014 11:03

YourTechLive to offer latest consumer electronics, gadgets

The inaugural YourTechLive expo will run at Sandton Convention Centre from 21-23 November 2014, offering the latest technology and gadgets from existing manufacturers and distributors operating in Africa.

23 Jan 2014 10:37

African directing talents invited to international festivals

Directing talents from six African countries were invited to present their African Metropolis short film project in a premiere at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) on 26 January 2014.

22 Jan 2014 08:31

African EduWeek to encourage quality education delivery

African EduWeek returns to Johannesburg from 10-11 July 2014 at the Sandton International Convention Centre and this year's theme is "Empowering teachers to deliver quality education everywhere".

10 Jan 2014 11:25

Homecoming Revolution appoints Bruce Mubayiwa as managing partner

I chatted to Homecoming Revolution founder and CEO, Angel Jones and newly appointed managing partner, Bruce Mubayiwa to find out more about his new role as well as where the company is heading.

By Ilse van den Berg 9 Dec 2013 12:58

BOFE has 13% increase in visitors

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 builds COP11 internal infrastructure in Namibia

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 state of the nation: Advertising in Africa

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

Homecoming Revolution to include sub-Saharan Africans

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

South Africa brings back eight Gold Quill Awards

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

Hospitality and Foodbiz West Africa benefits from SA experience

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

Early bird registration now on for Durban FilmMart

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

Modern gadgets are the future tools of learning

"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

Prepare for Highway Africa 2013

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

SkyVision to showcase new services at SatCom

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

Calling all marketing professionals: visit Scan's stand at Markex!

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

AfricaCom launches Digital Music Africa

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

Mediatech Africa caters to content creators

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

Visit Loeries exhibition before Creative Week deadline

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

Clean Power Africa to showcase renewable energy solutions for businesses

"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

SAITEX on track for bumper expo

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 ready to engage at Mediatech Africa

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

If you're content, we're content

"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

Mobile Money Africa returns in 2013

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

[Design Indaba 2013] Brave new design world

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

African Education Week returns in 2013

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

IC Publications partners with African Art Fair

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

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