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Smarties shortlist announced - Mobile Marketing Association
Smarties shortlist announced

The Mobile Marketing Association of South Africa today released the finalists for the coveted 2015 Smarties™ Awards for South Africa. The South African Smarties Awards are part of the only global awards programme created specifically to recognise best-in-class mobile marketing campaigns from around the world.

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 29 Jul 2015 12:01

SportShow is waiting to thrill you - Optimize Enhancing Effectiveness
SportShow is waiting to thrill you

The SportShow is a first for South Africa - a multi-sport event featuring spectacular entertainment, sport clinics, extreme shows, appearances by sport celebrities and an extensive range of sport-related exhibits.

Issued by Optimize Enhancing Effectiveness 29 Jul 2015 11:33

IPRA 2015 World Congress: A collection of world-class leaders
IPRA 2015 World Congress: A collection of world-class leaders

The International Public Relations Association (IPRA) and their official partner, the Public Relations Institute of South Africa (PRISA), have pleasure in announcing the exciting speaker line-up for the IPRA 2015 World Congress which takes place 27-29 September 2015. The Congress boasts a host of remarkably diverse international speakers and participants from around the globe, from all walks of life, varied professional backgrounds, but all gifted in the art of communication. Topics will be in-line with the theme for this Congress - Leadership in Communication - the way to Trust. There is something for every level and type of delegate - PR agencies, in-house PR managers, and public affairs directors, the corporate sector, government officials, NGOs and academics.

Issued by IPRA 27 Jul 2015 13:00

IPRA selects Johannesburg's best hotels for World Congress 2015
IPRA selects Johannesburg's best hotels for World Congress 2015

South Africa competes extremely well in the global luxury hotel market offering a high standard of accommodation and service in its graded hotels.

Issued by IPRA 24 Jul 2015 11:42

Creating a culture of safety - Magnetic Storm
Creating a culture of safety

Apart from complying with the law, event organisations do not want to risk the reputation of their business or that of their clients by having a serious accident or incident during an event, and experiencing the delays and adverse publicity it would bring.

Issued by Magnetic Storm 24 Jul 2015 11:07

IPRA is coming - Discover the authentic soul of South Africa
IPRA is coming - Discover the authentic soul of South Africa

IPRA celebrates its 60th anniversary at this year's congress which is set to take place in Johannesburg South Africa. This is an important milestone for the international association serving public relations practitioners with members in more than eighty countries.

Issued by IPRA 23 Jul 2015 11:37

Zinto to attend the Future of Media Conference - Zinto Activation Group
Zinto to attend the Future of Media Conference

Established brand activation, event and entertainment company, the Zinto Marketing Group (Zinto), will make its first appearance at the fourth annual Future of Media Conference taking place on Tuesday 21 July 2015 at the Sandton Convention Centre.

Issued by Zinto Activation Group 21 Jul 2015 10:32

Gauteng Motor Fest set to deliver exhilirating 'live action' line-up - Thebe Reed Exhibitions
Gauteng Motor Fest set to deliver exhilirating 'live action' line-up

'Celebrating Motor Sport in all forms' is the theme for this year's Gauteng Motor Fest, once again proudly hosted by City of Ekurhuleni and supported by Carnival City and Ignition TV.

Issued by Thebe Reed Exhibitions 17 Jul 2015 11:10

Design your tomorrow at Open Design 2015
Design your tomorrow at Open Design 2015

Imagine a future where a printer can print a pancake, children can design their own buildings, intelligent clothing adapts to your environment and fast food restaurants support local crafters. Imagine no further: some of these existing innovations along with a host of other designs that address everyday challenges will be showcased at Open Design Cape Town 2015. Themed 'Design is for Tomorrow', the third annual Open Design Cape Town Festival is a 12-day citywide event of talks, workshops, tours and interactive experiences that explore how design and innovation can be used to add great value to our daily lives and create a more sustainable future. It will take place from 12-23 August at venues across Cape Town, with event hubs at City Hall and the V&A Waterfront.

Issued by Open Design Cape Town 17 Jul 2015 10:57

Topping the technicals for Madame Zingara - Gearhouse SA
Topping the technicals for Madame Zingara

Madame Zingara's unique South African travelling theatrical experience is reinventing itself in bigger, better and more opulent surroundings than ever before. The installation of the custom-built, triple-story speigelpaleis, known as the "Queen of Flanders", on Cape Town's Grand Parade offers the creative energies of the Madame Zingara team even more scope to dazzle and astound their audiences. "The Celebration" is the culmination of 15 years of the dinner cirque's fantastical journey and looks set to live up to every bit of hype around it.

Issued by Gearhouse SA 14 Jul 2015 13:26

Experiential marketing campaign creative for Century City Conference Centre and Hotel - XZIBIT
Experiential marketing campaign creative for Century City Conference Centre and Hotel

Working with our valued clients at Century City Conference Centre and Hotel, XZIBIT was commissioned to develop a below-the-line marketing strategy leading up to the launch of this exciting new development in February 2016.

Issued by XZIBIT 10 Jul 2015 09:49

Inspire Trade Expo 2015 - Business-to-business, increased numbers of quality visitors/decision-makers
Inspire Trade Expo 2015 - Business-to-business, increased numbers of quality visitors/decision-makers

Inspire 2015 came to a close on Friday, 12 June 2015, with extremely positive results.

Issued by INSPIRE TRADE EXHIBITION 9 Jul 2015 08:55

International recognition for Compex - Compex
International recognition for Compex

Compex is delighted to announce that it successfully applied for membership of the Octanorm International network of exhibition and event builders and contractors, the OSPI network. Membership of this network is dependent upon the contractors being able to provide consistent and high quality workmanship.

Issued by Compex 8 Jul 2015 09:42

MyBroadband Conference 2015 - bigger and better than ever - MyBroadband
MyBroadband Conference 2015 - bigger and better than ever

The annual MyBroadband Conference will take place on 14 October 2015 at Gallagher Estate, and promises to be the biggest and best yet.

Issued by MyBroadband 8 Jul 2015 08:53

Wine not? - Levelthree Premium Venue
Wine not?

Everyone enjoys a good glass of wine, and what better way to enjoy it whilst watching the sun set over the Sandton skyline?

Issued by Levelthree Premium Venue 6 Jul 2015 10:54

Premier filmmaker, Spike Lee, heads to SA for The Nedbank Digital Edge Live 2015 - NATIVE VML
Premier filmmaker, Spike Lee, heads to SA for The Nedbank Digital Edge Live 2015

Now in its seventh year, The Digital Edge Live 2015, brought to you by NATIVE VML and Nedbank in collaboration with 360 Degrees, will once again bring advertisers, agencies, technologists and innovators together to look at the most important digital trends in marketing.

Issued by NATIVE VML 6 Jul 2015 10:40

Compex taking cargotecture to the next level - Compex
Compex taking cargotecture to the next level

The key to effective execution is effective differentiation - thinking differently, presenting differently and acting differently. Compex understands this and their newest offering is testament to their commitment to bringing the SA event sector the very best.

Issued by Compex 3 Jul 2015 09:52

Century City Conference Centre and Hotel's Hard Hat Event - XZIBIT
Century City Conference Centre and Hotel's Hard Hat Event

XZIBIT created a modern, construction-themed environment for Century City Conference Centre and Hotel's Hard Hat Event.

Issued by XZIBIT 2 Jul 2015 10:12

Compex explores trends in sustainability - Compex
Compex explores trends in sustainability

For the first time ever, Compex will be part of the IFES World Summit, following our successful application to join this year's International Federation of Exhibition and Event Services (IFES).

Issued by Compex 25 Jun 2015 09:27

Grey Africa steers Tudor launch in SA - Grey
Grey Africa steers Tudor launch in SA

Grey Africa was the agency behind the recent Tudor launch event which was held at Randlords, Johannesburg - a venue that lives up to the same brand ethos of the watches - elegance within reach.

Issued by Grey 24 Jun 2015 10:32