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 15th Annual AfricaCom will bring together individuals and companies to debate on how to embrace innovation in Africa's telecoms, media and ICT markets. AfricaCom 2012 conference is set to take place on 13-15 November at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), South Africa, under the theme 'Reaching the Next Frontier for Growth'.
Africa's premier music industry event, the Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition, has called on conference papers and showcase submissions for the annual event which takes place 5-7 September 2012 in Newtown, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Helios Towers Ghana (HTG), a subsidiary of Helios Towers Africa and reportedly the first telecom towers company in Ghana, delivered a keynote speech at the 2nd Ghana Telecoms Summit in Accra last week.
Following the Digital Marketing summit in Nairobi, the Afri-Tech Group is set to host the 2012 Afri-Tech Technology & Digital Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa from 14-16 May 2012. The summit will culminate with the Africa Technology Awards which aims to recognise excellence in African technology.
Telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria scooped three awards for its outstanding performance as the 23rd edition of the Enugu International Trade Fair which recently took place in the Enugu State, Nigeria.
Cape Town is gearing up to host one of the world's premier design conferences - the 2012 Design Indaba. Design Indaba regular and Pentagram partner Michael Bierut will MC this years' event alongside Michelle Constant and Khaya Dlanga. The conference takes place 29 February-March 2012 at the CTICC and the expo (which is open to the general public) takes place 2-4 March 2012.
ITNewsAfrica will host its inaugural Tech Demo Africa Showcase, aimed at showcasing technology from established companies, as well as start-ups.
UK based company, All Amber last week officially announced that partnerships have been confirmed with two organisations in the East Africa technology ecosystem for Mobile Web East Africa 2012, which takes place in Nairobi, Kenya on 22-23 February 2012.
Basic Lead, organisers of the DISCOP regional television content markets, announced today that it will subsidise and set-up a "European Pavilion" during DISCOP Africa 2012, taking place at the Sandton Convention Center in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 31 October to 2 November 2012.
The dates for Sign Africa, Africa Print and Visual Communication Africa 2012 have been set,following the successful 2011 event where the three expo's co-exhibited at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Ugandan journalists will benefit from the inaugural TechFest Uganda expo, a technology expo which aims to encourage professionals from different industries to exploit today's technology innovations to their advantage, which takes place from 18-19 November 2011 alongside the Orange Expo 2011 (UMA Show grounds), in Kampala.
The Loerie Awards Travelling Exhibition, sponsored by Adobe, will be making its final stop a stop at the 99FM Playhouse Theatre in Windhoek, Namibia from 9 - 11 November 2011. The exhibition, hosted by DV8 Saatchi & Saatchi will exhibit the winning works from The 32nd Annual Loerie Awards (2010).
The iMPAC Festival, an annual short film festival event that provides a platform for the exhibition of African made student media that explores the synergy between sight and sound in the moving image, takes place from 6 October 2011 until Sunday, 9 October 2011, at The Bioscope, the independent cinema, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Bizcommunity.com has now expanded its operations into 16 new sectors and will soon venture into another 17, providing a whole new range of target audiences for advertisers. The most critical aspect of this is the quality of content and this is a formal invitation to you to become a recognised contributor on Bizcommunity.
More than 1000 business and government representatives from across the world will gather together in Cape Town, South Africa, for the World Trade Center EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) regional meeting to take place from 30 May - 1 June 2012.
Since its inception a decade ago, Bizcommunity.com's subscriber base to its popular newsletters has grown to 241 000 subscriptions across Marketing & Media South Africa and Africa, Retail and Medical. Subscriptions to the new portals before the launch last week were already in the tens of thousands without any active marketing - the power of content.
Find out how to market a vibrant and diverse country such as India by listening to the Biz Takeouts podcast of last week's Bizcommunity/Chai FM Media & Marketing radio show, which airs every Wednesday 6pm-7pm on 101.9 FM in Johannesburg and via streaming audio. [twitterfall]
Biz Takeouts is going all Indian at 6pm-7pm tonight, Wednesday, 21 September 2011, by looking at various Indian stage shows and festivals and the growth of Indian airline Jet Airways. We will also discuss destination marketing and how to create cultural awareness. Tune in to the Bizcommunity/Chai FM Media & Marketing radio show on 101.9 FM in Johannesburg and via streaming audio. [twitterfall]
Top salespeople and the most successful managers recognise the importance of non-verbal communication in the selling process and have learned to "listen with their eyes". They understand that one of the easiest and most effective ways to close sales is to be aware of their prospect's "buy signals".
Bizcommunity.com - South Africa's largest online B2B publisher - is set to grow even more with the introduction of 16 new content channels, with weekly newsletters, as from last week Tuesday, 20 September 2011.
Did you know the oldest brand in South Africa is Groot Constantia? Find out about SA's history of brands and branding and the challenges of sports branding, plus tributes to Deon du Plessis, by listening to the podcast of last week's Bizcommunity/Chai FM Media & Marketing radio show, which airs every Wednesday 6pm-7pm on 101.9 FM in Johannesburg and via streaming audio. [twitterfall]
On Biz Takeouts 6pm-7pm tonight, Wednesday, 14 September 2011, we will play tribute to the father of tabloids in South Africa, the late Deon du Plessis, and we will also explore South Africa's history of brands and branding, plus take a look at what brands have been doing for the 2011 Rugby World Cup. Tune in to the Bizcommunity/Chai FM Media & Marketing radio show on 101.9 FM in Johannesburg and via streaming audio.
Now available for listening/downloading are the podcasts from the first Aegis Media Thought Leadership Digibate, held on Thursday, 8 September 2011, in conjunction with Bizcommunity. The online debate, themed "The Africa Question", was streamed live to about 5000 listeners worldwide via Cape-Town-based online radio community station TheTaxi.co.za. [twitterfall]
Aegis Media, in conjunction with Bizcommunity, on Thursday, 8 September 2011, hosted what is probably Africa's first online debate around the media/marketing industry, drawing in approximately 5000 listeners from across the globe via live audio-streaming by 10am. [twitterfall]
Learn more about Brand Soweto and branding, marketing and owning the black diamond market tonight, Wednesday, 7 September 2011, 6pm-7pm, on the Bizcommunity/Chai FM Media & Marketing radio show, on 101.9 FM in Johannesburg and via streaming audio. Tonight will also be the first show with our new permanent host, gadget-man Toby Shapshak.
Organisers of DISCOP Africa, Basic Lead, have announced the launch of an umbrella event, TV Loves Africa, which will feature markets and conference programmes dedicated to the making, the distribution and the monetizing of content across all platforms in Africa, including radio and will take place at the Sandton Convention Center in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 30 October to 2 November 2012.