New elections for the World Editors Forum

Erik Bjerager, editor-in-chief and MD of the Danish national daily Kristeligt Dagblad, has been re-elected president of the World Editors Forum for a second two-year term. Marcelo Rech, the director of journalism at the RBS Group in Brazil, was elected vice president of the organisation. 3 Jun 2013

New appointment at The Event Production Company

Karen Ashwin, MD of The Event Production Company has recently appointed Lisa Nel as group public relations manager. 6 Mar 2007

SAMIF elects deputy chairman

The South African Meetings Industry Federation (SAMIF) has elected Carol Weaving, managing director of the Thebe Exhibitions and Events Group as its deputy chairman. Weaving is also chairman of the Exhibition Association of Southern Africa (EXSA) and oversees Meetings Africa, the annual business tourism exhibition, through Thebe Exhibitions. SAMIF represents the broad spectrum of business tourism associations in South Africa and works closely with the business tourism unit of South African Tourism. The members of SAMIF are EXSA, the Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI), the Society of Incentive and Travel Executives (SITE), the Technical Production Services Association (TPSA), the Federated Hospitality Association of Southern Africa (FEDHASA), the International Special Events Society (ISES) and the Southern African Tourism Services Association (SATSA). 22 Aug 2006

Two South African appointments for the ICCA board

The Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI) has applauded the appointment of two South Africans to the board of the International Congress and Convention Association's (ICCA's) Africa Chapter. 18 Jun 2006

Stuart Andrews appointed Operational Branch Manager at Gearhouse Durban

Stuart Andrews has been appointed to the position of Operational Branch Manager at Gearhouse Durban after being a very sucessfull project manager at Gearhouse's Johannesburg Branch, and prior to that, Dubai. 7 Feb 2006

Ronnie Whitaker appointed corporate manager to Miss SA 2004

Claudia Henkel (Miss SA Dec 2004 to Dec 2005) has appointed Ronnie Whitaker from Quirky House to be her corporate manager. 13 Jan 2006

New appointments for Three Cities Events Baba Indaba

Sue Gannon, best known as General Manager for the Decorex SA portfolio of Exhibitions, has recently taken up the appointment as Exhibition Manager of Three Cities Events' Baba Indaba Expo 2005, which is due to open in Gauteng on 4 - 6 November 2005. 6 Oct 2005

Vutha Advertising aquires a new intern

Vutha Advertising and Event Management has taken on a new intern for six months. 22 Sep 2005

CLA welcomes new Technical Manager

Theo Rood has recently been appointed as the Technical Manager for Collyer Lessick and Associates. 11 Sep 2005

New appoinments at the Sandton Convention Centre

* Nohle Payi - Events Administration * Hloni Ndlovu - Administration Sales * Khosi Banis - Switchboard Operator 16 Aug 2005

Border-Kei Chamber of Business welcomes Zintle Maretloane as new Marketing and Events Co-ordinator.
7 Jul 2005

Kevin Beaton joins Gearhouse Durban

Gearhouse Durban welcomes Kevin Beaton, who joins them from PSL in the UK and brings his wealth of experience to the Durban Market. 28 Feb 2005

Monde Mateza has been appointed client relationship manager at VWV, experiential communications agency.
8 Feb 2005

Martin Swart has joined Maverick Masupatsela as an Event Executive.
2 Feb 2005

Wendy Probert has been appointed division head of event & entertainment management at ZPR, Bloemfontein.
9 Jan 2005

Prestigious awards for Hayward's Luxury Safari Events

Hayward's Luxury Safari Events was awarded FINALIST in the Fedhasa's IMVELHO "Best Environmental Management Programme" 2004. 5 Dec 2004

Brian McDonald succeeds Alec Gilbert as National Chairman of SAACI

Brian McDonald, managing director of Global Conferences (Pty) Ltd, has been named as the new National Chairman of the Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI). 16 Nov 2004

New appointments and promotions for Vodaworld Events

- Medisha Mohanlall has been promoted to Administration Manager - Nandi Tshabalala has been employed as Office Administrator - Shepherd Jabulani Mbatha and Mandla Mathebula have been promoted to Operations Supervisors 11 Aug 2004

New staff appointments at the Cape Town Convention Centre

- Tiara Pathon has been appointed human resources officer - Narisha Ishwarlall has been appointed finance manager 5 Aug 2004

Jason Fritz joins Gearhouse Durban

Jason Fritz, voted best up-and-coming Lighting Designer in South Africa by the TPSA in 2004, has joined Gearhouse SA (Pty) Ltd's Durban Branch as Head of the Lighting Department. Belinda Loockx, Branch Manager Sales, is delighted at having such a talented and experienced LD join their team! 30 Jul 2004

Vanessa Crause appointed News Cafe Events Co-ordinator

Vanessa Crause, has been appointed News Cafe Events Co-ordinator by brandholders Fournews Developments. With News Cafe having just completed a highly successful brand positioning exercise, Vanessa's role includes assisting individual stores with promotions, and helping to ensure the maintenance of the brand integrity. 13 Jul 2004

New staff appointments at The Event Production Company

Karen Ashwin, MD of The Event Production Company, has opened a branch of The Event Production Company in Durban and has appointed Ellen Aucamp as Regional Manager. 20 Apr 2004

Trevor Latimer has been appointed as General Manager of Vodaworld Events in Midrand
20 Apr 2004

Chantelle Schmidlin has moved in as MD of One Fine Day Event Management
6 Apr 2004

Event Production Company appoints new Group General Manager and Project Manager

Karen Ashwin, MD of The Event Production Company, has appointed Jayson Eichstadt as Group General Manager for The Event Production Company and its divisions which include TEC Multi-Media and Video, DMC SA (Destination Management Company SA) and Vodaworld Events. The Event Production Company has also appointed Darren Hayward as a Project Manager. Darren has a background in commercial and industrial theatre and prior to joining the Event Company, spent seven years with Raintree Productions working as a producer. 28 Mar 2004

Robyn Mulligan has been appointed to Group National Sales Manager for Gearhouse South Africa
7 Mar 2004

Yolande Deacon and Tanya Pogir join Professional Events

Prior to joining Professional Events Yolande spent four years with the VWV Group working in a variety of roles, her most recent having been that of event co-ordination within the events company. 23 Feb 2004

New appointments at The Event Production Company

Karen Ashwin, Managing Director of The Event Production Company, has appointed Brenda Mapane and Ziyanda Dukuza as project manager and project co-ordinator respectively. 30 Jan 2004

Finlay appoints Angela Davies as Event Co-ordinator and Nomzamo Njoli as Marketing Assistant

Angela Davies joins Finlay Events as an Event Co-Ordinator Finlay Events raised over R550 000 this year for Noah (Nurturing Orphans of Aids for Humanity) from breakfast events held in 2003. 7 Jan 2004

Sylvain Lonchar appointed Cape Town Regional Manager of The Event Production Company

Karen Ashwin, Managing Director of The Event Production Company, has appointed Sylvain Lonchar as Regional Manager of both the Cape Town-based Destination Management Company SA, as well as The Event Production Company branch in the city, specialising in the organisation and logistics of meetings, conferences and events in Africa, Europe and the UK. 30 Nov 2003

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