Technology and the events industry
Technology and the events industry

Earlier this year Worx Group put together an event trends e-book with six core trends predictions that would dominate the events industry in 2018...

Issued by Worx Group 1 day ago

Year-end functions and the importance of vetting vendors
Year-end functions and the importance of vetting vendors

At year-end functions nothing could dampen spirits faster than event crashers, theft, disruption, or event suppliers failing to deliver on their promises on the day...

Issued by Perfect Word 2 days ago

Unbox the festive season
Unbox the festive season

Festive goodwill is part and parcel of the holiday season and we're wrapping up our year with a hamper of promotional goodies...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 Dec 2018

Green events: Rookie mistakes to avoid
Green events: Rookie mistakes to avoid

We're seeing more and more event planners trying to adopt the practice of 'green eventing'. More popular than ever, environmentally conscious events are certainly in vogue in our industry at the moment...

Issued by Worx Group 7 Dec 2018

Entering an event professional mindset
Entering an event professional mindset

Enthusiastic, punctual, able to think on your feet, and endlessly organised - these are just some of the assets that make a really fantastic events planner...

Issued by Worx Group 5 Dec 2018

Leroy Merlin South Africa partners with augmented and virtual reality specialist bizAR Reality
Leroy Merlin South Africa partners with augmented and virtual reality specialist bizAR Reality

At AfricArena 2018, Leroy Merlin challenged three South African start-ups to create an innovative solution that allows potential customers to explore their showrooms through an immersive experience, without the support of a physical store...

Issued by bizAR Reality 4 Dec 2018

The truths that no one tells you about being an event planner
The truths that no one tells you about being an event planner

We're often faced with enthusiastic, fresh-faced young business professionals looking to get into the business of eventing but, while we can understand the draw of a career that seems to be filled with meeting celebrities and sipping champagne, the reality is far different...

Issued by Worx Group 3 Dec 2018

A burst of musical flavour at the Flying Fish Flavour Odyssey experience
A burst of musical flavour at the Flying Fish Flavour Odyssey experience

South Africa's premium flavoured beer, Flying Fish, gave Johannesburg a much-needed burst of flavour on 25 November at their highly anticipated Flavour Odyssey experience...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 29 Nov 2018

The rise of the unconference
The rise of the unconference

People no longer want to attend a stale, vendor-driven conference where they have no opportunity to offer their input or shape the agenda. We're seeing an exciting replacement rise up: the unconference...

Issued by Worx Group 29 Nov 2018

Worx Group's top tips for working with a difficult venue
Worx Group's top tips for working with a difficult venue

With two decades in the industry, Worx Group has developed some top tips for working with a difficult venue - guaranteed to help you keep that spark of venue joy alive...

Issued by Worx Group 26 Nov 2018

Toast Event Festival
Toast Event Festival

The first of its kind in South Africa, Toast Event Festival will bring together a hand-picked selection of the best event industry professionals with those who believe in making every part of life a party to remember...

Issued by HOMEMAKERS 26 Nov 2018

Chairman's Conversation with Johann Rupert
Chairman's Conversation with Johann Rupert

MSG Afrika Group Chairman Given Mkhari will host international businessman Johann Rupert as the guest for the 2018 edition of the annual Chairman's Conversation taking place on 4 December...

Issued by MSG Group Sales 23 Nov 2018

Want to host a great event and save money? Hire an events company
Want to host a great event and save money? Hire an events company

Choosing not to run your event through an events company often ends up costing you more, as Worx Group's Chief Growth Officer, Kim Winstanley, points out...

Issued by Worx Group 23 Nov 2018

Offsetting your most expensive event must-haves
Offsetting your most expensive event must-haves

As event managers, we all have dreams of an endless budget, but in reality, that's seldom (okay, never) the case...

By Lucy O'Connell, Issued by Worx Group 21 Nov 2018

Collective impact and Africa's business growth to take centre stage at 2019 Africa Shared Value Summit in Nairobi
Collective impact and Africa's business growth to take centre stage at 2019 Africa Shared Value Summit in Nairobi

Africa's leading Shared Value event is coming to Nairobi, Kenya, for the first time in 2019. Taking place from 23-24 May 2019, the event will focus on the importance of building Shared Value ecosystems in Africa to drive both economic benefit and social development at scale...

Issued by Shift Social Development 19 Nov 2018

Brabys teams up with prominent KZN bridal and beauty show
Brabys teams up with prominent KZN bridal and beauty show

Dedicated to providing inspiration for soon-to-be brides, Brabys Future Bride magazine has partnered with Durban's leading events company, Conker Exhibitions, to bring a fresh take on weddings...

Issued by Brabys 15 Nov 2018

Discover Table Mountain's magnificent floral kingdom with a bespoke fynbos tour
Discover Table Mountain's magnificent floral kingdom with a bespoke fynbos tour

The Cape Grace Hotel Fynbos Tour offers in-house guests the unique opportunity to experience one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and its fascinating floral kingdom while sipping on a delightful range of wines...

Issued by Cape Grace 15 Nov 2018

Year-end and product launch events on your own premises - How and why?
Year-end and product launch events on your own premises - How and why?

Choosing a perfect venue can be quite tricky at times, and for some odd reason, event co-ordinators and marketing managers often overlook the potential of their own premises...

Issued by GL events 14 Nov 2018

Celebrate your events at Cape Grace
Celebrate your events at Cape Grace

Cape Grace's meeting and function spaces are ideal for your events. Each one of our five unique venues offer a distinctive charm coupled with a versatility that allows us to tailor the rooms to suit your occasion and needs...

Issued by Cape Grace 14 Nov 2018

How to use social media to promote your event
How to use social media to promote your event

Social media has gone from being a personal networking tool between close friends and family, to a mandatory tool for all businesses...

Issued by Worx Group 13 Nov 2018

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