ACT Awards calls for 2017 nominations

The 2017 Arts & Culture Trust Awards nominations for Lifetime Achievement Awards as well as an ImpACT Award for Young Professionals are now open. Hosted by Sun International and supported by the Nedbank Arts Affinity, DALRO, SAMRO, JTI and Creative Feel, the ACT Awards celebrates more than 150...

15 May 2017

Raise the curtain for the 2017 Naledi Theatre Awards

The who's who of South African theatre will be celebrating the past year's achievements at the 2017 Naledi Theatre Awards, which will take place at the Lyric Theatre in Gold Reef City on 5 June. Even though members of the public may attend the awards for R200 per ticket, the awards will be filmed...

15 May 2017

2017 FanCon to celebrate Wonder Woman at CTICC

The second annual FanCon: Cape Town Comic Con will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 29 April to 1 May. FanCon is modelled on international comic book conventions at which fans can interact and meet with their favourite writers, artists, producers, and fellow fans....

25 Apr 2017

Masasa Mbangeni to host 2017 Saco

Award-winning actress, Masasa Mbangeni will host the 2017 South African Cultural Observatory's May national conference as its master of ceremonies. In its second year, this conference was established by the Department of Arts and Culture as a measure and valuation of country's creative and cultural...

21 Apr 2017

ABN Event Productions partners with Unicef for fundraising gala

ABN Event Productions will be partnering with Unicef for its Fundraising Gala Dinner with guest of honour, Bollywood actress and Unicef goodwill ambassador Priyanka Chopra which will be held at the Hyatt Regency Johannesburg Hotel on 6 May 2017. The event will be led by media entrepreneur and Unicef...

20 Apr 2017

Free workshop set to guide SA entrepreneurs to millions

Sales and marketing experts, Daniel Miller and Brett Fogle, alongside internet marketer, Leon Marinus, will be leading a free-to-attend three-hour business training and networking workshop aimed at guiding local entrepreneurs on how to turn their ideas into millions of rands in revenue. These...

20 Mar 2017

Off the Beat ‘n Track set to be family-friendly mountain biking event

Tracker and Jacaranda FM will be presenting the very first Off the Beat ‘n Track mountain biking and music event in April. The event offers mountain biking routes which will range from 2kms to 50kms and family members of all ages may participate. After the race, families will be able to have a...

15 Mar 2017

SCC to host Meetings Africa for 12th year

The Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg will be hosting the 2017 Meetings Africa. This will be the 12th year that the SCC will be hosting the event.

28 Feb 2017

Finalists ready for 2017 Cartier Women's Initiative Awards

From 1,900 applicants, across 120 countries, Cartier, in partnership with INSEAD Business School and McKinsey & Company, has selected the 18 finalists for the 2017 Cartier Women's Initiative Awards. The finalists have distinguished themselves by the impact they are making in ensuring food...

15 Feb 2017

Madinga takes #BabyBot to music festival

South African comedian, Loyiso Madinga, took a baby ‘bot' to a music festival, as part of a promotion by Flight Centre Youth & Adventure, formerly known as Student Flights, to highlight the importance of travelling while you are young and unencumbered. The wifi enabled #BabyBot can do just about...

7 Feb 2017

Sunday Times Leaders on the Move tours planned monthly for 2017

The next two Sunday Times Leaders on the Move tours, partnered with Johnnie Walker, will take place on 17 February and 31 March 2017. The February tour will see Geoff Whyte (CEO, Nando's Southern Africa), Sindiswa Zilwa (co-founder, Nkonki) and Alessandro Khojane (founder and co-owner of Gemelli's)...

7 Feb 2017

WTM Africa recognised at AAXO ROAR awards

WTM Africa received the award for Best Joint Trade Exhibition in the 6,001 to 12,000m2 category at the 2017 Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) ROAR awards. The awards recognise excellence in the exhibitions sector, particularly in the way the exhibition strategy incorporates...

31 Jan 2017

2017 EMEA SABRE Awards jury includes Joanna Oosthuizen

The jury for the SABRE Awards, which recognises achievement in brand reputation and engagement, has named national MD of Ogilvy Public Relations South Africa, Joanna Oosthuizen as one of two South Africans to join the 2017 EMEA Sabre Awards jury. The Sabre Awards results will be announced in May...

31 Jan 2017

Spintelligent wins four awards at ROAR Organiser and Exhibitor Awards

Spintelligent received four awards at the ROAR Organiser and Exhibitor Awards in Johannesburg. Organised by the Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) and the Exhibition & Event Association of Southern Africa (EXSA), the awards are held to recognise leaders in the exhibition and events...

30 Jan 2017

Maponya Mall gets DStv celebs this weekend

From 25 to 27 November 2016, Sowetans can look forward to rubbing shoulders with some great TV stars at Maponya Mall, as #MultiChoiceLive brings DStv celebs to Soweto. This weekend, MultiChoice experience, #MultiChoiceLive, a travelling pop-up exhibition that leads visitors through an immersive...

25 Nov 2016

Weight-loss talk in Cape Town on 14 November

After maintaining his 70kg weight loss for three years now, PR man Brian Berkman shares the tools that helped him lose weight and keep it off on Monday, 14 November at noon at Richard's Supper Stage & Bistro in Sea Point. "The decision to package a how-to talk comes from a high demand from...

28 Oct 2016

Christmas Cheer and Magic at the Boutique Christmas Market in Hyde Park

The Boutique Christmas Market held at Hyde Park Corner Shopping Centre's newest and magnificent events venue has fun and festivities - and of course, shopping - for the whole family. The Boutique Christmas Market at The Park, House of Events on 7, running from 4 to 6 November, is a bespoke...

28 Oct 2016

Tickets on sale for Night of 1000 Drawings

Tickets for the 2016 Night of 1000 Drawings are now on sale from Quicket at R80 per head or R100 at the door on Thursday 10 November. The one night only, inner-city art exhibition will raise funds for Streetlight Schools, but organisers are hoping to double the proceeds collected last year...

18 Oct 2016

Pendoring ready for celebration

The 21st Pendoring awards evening will be held at the Vodacom World, Midrand on Friday 28 October 2016, celebrating the best of South Africa's indigenous language advertising. "We are proud that in its 21st year, Pendoring has once again moved the goal posts by judging all indigenous language...

7 Oct 2016

Creative LIAisons in Las Vegas has 50 spots open

The London International Awards (LIA) has announced that for the first time, attendees can purchase a seat for LIA's innovative three-day seminar in Las Vegas, Creative LIAisons from 11-13 October 2016. It has 50 seats available on a first-come basis at $2,500, excluding airfare and hotel costs....

7 Sep 2016

SA Innovation Summit offers entrepreneurial speakers

The SA Innovation Summit will be held from 21-24 September 2016 at the Birchwood Hotel in Johannesburg. It is aimed at people managing policies or funding innovation projects, managing incubators and accelerators. Delegates will be inspired by working closely with Swiss innovators and...

29 Aug 2016

Media production planning, scheduling Masterclass

Innovative Ideas Training Academy will host a Media Production Planning and Scheduling Masterclass on 22-23 September 2016 at the Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre, Johannesburg. Click here to download the Masterclass PDF and email Thembelihle Vundla at...

19 Aug 2016

LIA extends entry deadline to 24 August

Entries to the 2016 London International Awards (LIA) may still be submitted until 24 August 2016, following a deadline extension. Work submitted must have been broadcast, published or released in a commercial environment, with client approval, between 1 July 2015 and 31 July 2016. A new medium,...

10 Aug 2016

Tickets available now for TEDxCapeTown 2016

Bookings are now open for TEDxCapeTown 2016, taking place on Saturday 15 October at Ratanga Junction, Century City. The theme this year is 'Here to listen'. In case you are not 100% sure what TED or TEDx is, watch this 73-second video. Here are highlights from last year's event: TEDxCapeTown...

10 Aug 2016

Burson-Marsteller selected as PR communications agency for AfricaCom 2016

Burson-Marsteller has been selected as the PR communications agency for AfricaCom, taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 14-18 November 2016. The relationship will be managed by its Johannesburg office, with support from its Cape Town team and its extensive African...

22 Jul 2016

New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards close for entries next week

Entries for the 2016 New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards close on Tuesday 26 July 2016. The competition is open to winning campaigns or an individual who goes beyond just doing his or her job and deserves an award. New entrants are welcomed. Entries can be submitted manually via the Excel...

22 Jul 2016

Still time to enter London International Awards

The London International Awards (LIA) has extended the entry deadline to 29 July 2016 and has added features to save entrants time when entering multiple categories. It has also added a feature that allows entrants to copy their credits between media. Work submitted must be broadcast, published or...

14 Jul 2016

Association of African Exhibition Organisers, Event Greening Forum in partnership

The Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) has announced its partnership with the Event Greening Forum (EVF), which will advance sustainability causes in the industry and afford members a unique opportunity to render services in a healthy and environmentally friendly manner. It creates...

11 Jul 2016

Take a leap with TEDxTableMountain

TEDxTableMountain, in partnership with Carat South Africa, will be hosting the next talk, Dynamic Leaps, on Wednesday 25 May 2016 at the Artscape Theatre, Cape Town from 5pm to 9.30pm. Tickets are R190 per person and are available via Quicket....

20 May 2016

Next CCDI Creative Exchange this week

The next CCDI Creative Exchange will take place on Thursday 7 April 2016 at The Glass Box, Harrington and Barrack Streets, Cape Town from 4.30-5.30pm. The speakers are Brent Peters and Clint White of Neon Grey Creative Marketing; Gareth Pearson and Michael Tymbios of First Thursday; Emile Jansen of...

5 Apr 2016

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