Many people involved in the event management industry find themselves juggling multiple projects daily, with crazy deadlines and challenging obstacles. But planning is in their job description, so there are many companies out there who achieve great results and have good reputations simply because they have planned properly, delegated wisely, worked within the deadline and successfully managed the workload in order to deliver a flawless production. It is most definitely easier said than done, but it does work if there is constant communication between the event planner and the client.
By Leah McCrae, Issued by Strike Productions 7 Aug 2012 10:02
In the event industry, the task of budgeting is perhaps the most important feature in ensuring the success of the event and the business as a whole. Without it, there is no way to manage all the expenses and avoid the hidden costs which invariably creep in. Allocating sufficient funds for each aspect of the event will ensure that the client's expectations are met.
By Leah McCrae, Issued by Strike Productions 19 Jul 2012 11:16
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.
Issued by Bizcommunity.com 3 Oct 2011 14:57
Food Network, the 24/7 food entertainment channel 185 on DStv, last week celebrated a new season of Chopped in South Africa with four up-and-coming chefs who competed and faced the chopping block in front of a celebrity panel of judges at the Good Food Studio in Sandton.
Issued by Mortimer Harvey 6 Sep 2011 10:31
EMI Live is a new division of EMI South Africa offering a booking and production agency for all levels of the country's live music scene - from specially curated music festivals, to tailor-made corporate events and just about everything in between.
3 Aug 2011 08:54
The social networking phenomenon is moving at meteoric rates, and in 2011, it will evolve quicker than ever before. To avoid becoming a technological dinosaur, here's an A-to-Z of social networking and media trends to watch this year...
By Tara Turkington 24 Jan 2011 13:58
SHANGHAI, CHINA: Delegates wishing to attend the Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival, at the Pudong Shangri-La hotel in Shanghai, China, 12 and 13 May 2011, can now register. This year, the Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival and Awards are organised under a joint venture between Haymarket and the organisers of Cannes Lions.
19 Jan 2011 09:38
CANNES, FRANCE: What is claimed to be the world's most innovative start-ups in connected entertainment will gather for the inaugural CC Ventures competition, taking place in Cannes on April 5-7. As part of the new Connected Creativity Forum event at MIPTV, CC Ventures is claimed to be a unique opportunity to pitch and to engage with leading venture capital investors, media funds and entertainment executives looking for opportunities in the digital and mobile space.
19 Jan 2011 09:31
LONDON, UK: Three industry leaders - Nick Law,Olivier Altmann and Eugene Cheong - will take the positions of Cyber, Outdoor and Radio Lions jury presidents at this year's Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
19 Jan 2011 09:12
The 31st Miss Soweto competition has opened for entries and, this year, it will have its own reality TV show broadcast on Soweto TV (DSTV Channel 150). Produced and managed by Black Brain Pictures, 'Crowning Miss Soweto (CMS) 2010' aims to combine the best elements of America's Next Top Model, Idols and Zola 7.
20 May 2010 09:34
Ever since the announcement of South Africa being the host for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, critics have argued that the world cup will lead to “limited benefits that will probably not extend far beyond the final whistle”. However, what the 2010 critics omit to acknowledge are the significant benefits South Africa may reap by leveraging the nation branding dimensions of the FIFA World Cup.
By Dr Nikolaus Eberl 26 Mar 2010 12:14
The now traditional Matric Rage festivities have just kicked off, as ‘privileged' matriculants descend on the coastal towns of Umhlanga, Ballito, Margate and Plettenberg Bay to celebrate the end of their high school careers. The question is: are coastal communities up to the frenzied influx? And is it worth the headache?
5 Dec 2008 10:03
On the face of it, experiential marketing seems to be one of those elusive terms like antidisestablishmentarianism - it sounds great but doesn't have a life in the real world.
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