The Event Production Company has launched into 2013 with a new-look website, supported by an intensified social media plan. 28 Jan 2013 Read more >> In reviewing the past few years from an eventing perspective, I'm tempted to ask: "Where did all the fun go?" As both the South African and the international events industries have grown, developed, matured and become increasingly competitive - all within the context of the global economic crisis - I might be forgiven for thinking that the game plan has changed. Business is business as never before. We're all out to ensure value for our clients and our companies at every turn - and don't you forget it! 25 Jan 2013 Read more >> The Event Production Company team have kick-started the New Year on a positive note by donating five reconditioned computers to Xintimani Communication Warriors, a non-profit organisation taking care of 10 orphans and 50 children of teenage mums who are still attending school. 25 Jan 2013 Read more >> As a leading personality in the SA events industry, Karen Ashwin comments on the impact of the FIFA World Cup on the events industry sector. 3 Aug 2010 Read more >> As a leading personality in the SA events industry, Karen Ashwin contemplates the merits of technology and how best to pass on its benefits to clients. 31 May 2010 Read more >> The Event Production Company - one of the pioneers in the South African live events industry - celebrates its seventeenth birthday in April 2010. 26 Apr 2010 Read more >> Fresh from experiencing an exhilarating 10-hour day in the life of an F1 driver at the Paul Ricard Circuit in Marseilles, event guru Karen Ashwin shares the details of this absolutely awe-inspiring event - which took her by surprise, but left her on an all-time high... 19 Oct 2009 Read more >> The Event Production Company found themselves in Durban again during September, this time working alongside client Business Connexion (BCX) at the Govtech Exhibition for three eventful days. 6 Oct 2009 Read more >> The Event Production Company team recently collaborated to pull off a slick, pacy launch at the ICC Durban Arena for Emirates airline's Durban Route, starting daily from 1 October 2009. 15 Sep 2009 Read more >> The Event Production Company has successfully won some exciting pitches for a diverse selection of clients and events in the forthcoming months. These include: 2 Jul 2009 Read more >> Always one to seek opportunities - even when the outlook is bleak - Karen Ashwin, MD of The Event Production Company shares an inspiring viewpoint on how to turn the economic dip to our advantage. 1 Jul 2009 Read more >> Since the process of registering for an event is the first point of contact between the client and the event attendee - and first impressions last - a streamlined and professional system to manage registration is imperative. 20 May 2008 Read more >> Held in Ghana at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra, the opening and closing ceremonies for the 26th Africa Cup of Nations took place on 20th January and 10th February 2008 respectively. 19 May 2008 Read more >> Event marketing is today recognised and highly regarded in the marketing mix and full-year plans of major companies. As expectations have risen for what events can deliver, measurement has become more crucial as marketers demand to know from event planners what they're getting for their money. 7 Apr 2008 Read more >> To reflect their unchallenged professionalism, credibility and creative flair, The Event Company recently revamped its entire look and feel. 6 Dec 2007 Read more >> The world of marketing is undergoing a major transformation driven by the vast increase in communication channels and the rise in consumer resistance to conventional marketing techniques. 20 Aug 2007 Read more >> The Event Production Company co-ordinated and organised an exciting and vibrant five-star affair on behalf of our client, a leading blue-chip beverage company, on Thursday 29th March at Atlas Studios in downtown Johannesburg. The event took brand activation a step further for the beverage company by integrating the brand into the function and guests also got to interact with the brand. 12 Apr 2007 Read more >> The Event Production Company is pleased to announce recent promotions and appointments. 30 Mar 2007 Read more >> The Event Production Company team transformed Southgate Mall's Central Court into a bustling, split-level promotional space for the Surf Whiteness Challenge on 29 May 2006. 27 May 2006 Read more >> The who's who of sports journalism braved the early winter chill to attend SAB Limited's annual gala evening celebrating excellence in sports coverage at the Sandton Convention Centre on Thursday 11 May 2006. Co-ordinated and organised by The Event Production Company for the second successive year and dubbed the "Oscars of Sports Journalism", the competition is now in its 29th year and firmly established as the premier event on the sporting media's calendar. With Mark Banks as MC, the vibrant, exciting evening's entertainment included a gala banquet, dramatic pantsula dancing and a breathtaking display by aerial trampolinists from Tuks. 11 May 2006 Read more >> "Connect", the theme chosen for the recent Telkom Journalist of the Year Awards, gave The Event Production Company an opportunity to show off its creative and technological flair to superb advantage. 9 Apr 2006 Read more >> Financial Mail Associate Editor Duncan McLeod has been named the 2005 Telkom ICT Journalist of the Year in a ceremony held on Tuesday 28 March at The Castle in Kyalami, Midrand. 29 Mar 2006 Read more >> The Event Production Company turned up the beat for a fabulously funky Sunsilk launch at The Sandton Convention Centre on the evening of Sunday 19 February. 2 Mar 2006 Read more >> Mike Fourie has been nominated as TEC Multi-Media's Designer of the Month for the brilliant animations he developed for the reveal of Coca-Cola's giant LED sign - one of the largest in the world - revealed to the city of Johannesburg on the night of 13 July. 11 Aug 2005 Read more >> Some 80 intrepid revellers wrapped up warmly and braved the Johannesburg elements to enjoy Coca-Cola's exciting launch and reveal of their spectacular interactive LED billboard at a cocktail party on Wednesday 13 July. 20 Jul 2005 Read more >> Coca-Cola has made a dazzling return to the Jozi skyline with an innovative billboard of dramatic proportions. "As one of the world's largest free-standing, self-illuminated animated signs and a first on the African continent, it's bigger, brighter and funkier than anything we've seen in the country to date," says Delia Maloney of Coca-Cola. 14 Jul 2005 Read more >> David Isaacson (Sunday Times), James Shikwambana (SABC Radio) and Neil Andrews (M-NET's SuperSport) have emerged as the overall category winners of the sought-after SAB Sports Journalists of the Year Awards, while Paralympic swimming gold medallist Natalie du Toit was voted as the Most Media-Friendly Sports Personality of the Year, an award made for the first time. 11 May 2005 Read more >> With a reputation for achieving firsts in the thrilling world of live eventing, The Event Production Company once again pushed its creative boundaries by treating guests at a recent blue-chip banquet to an exhilarating human carousel aerial display featuring eight dancers, "flying" simultaneously. 13 Apr 2005 Read more >> The Event Production Company provided the who's who of journalism with a colourful and vibrantly energetic show as a backdrop to the Telkom Journalist of the Year Awards, on Thursday 24 February 2005. 1 Mar 2005 Read more >> The Event Production Company and TEC Multi-Media recently treated some of their clients to a memorable night out on the town to enjoy the acclaimed Wheel of Life production by the Shaolin Monks. 24 Feb 2005 Read more >> A slick, pacy show produced by The Event Production Company provided the perfect backdrop for the Eskom Eta Awards 2004 Gala Banquet at The Theatre on Track on Friday, 19 November. 1 Dec 2004 Read more >> While we might think that we choose a life or career path, life has a habit of changing our plans and we might suddenly find that an opportunity has chosen us. Eventing market leader Karen Ashwin is the first to admit that she got into eventing eleven years ago "almost by default". 5 Oct 2004 Read more >> Against an impressive track-record of transformation spanning just over three years and for the first time in its 200-year history, The South African Post Office has posted a positive financial result, declaring a profit from trading operations of R27 million. 29 Aug 2004 Read more >> Karen Ashwin, MD of The Event Production Company Group, has moved the offices of the Destination Management Company SA (DMC SA) to Cannes in France, where experienced consultant Sylvain Lonchay will head up the division which was previously based in Cape Town. 19 Jul 2004 Read more >> Did you know that if your event does not comply with certain safety standards and regulations, it can be stopped or shut down immediately by the relevant authorities? Do you know how to go about obtaining permission, approval, as well as all the necessary certification for an event? As an event organiser, are you aware of how to best manage your liabilities and legal responsibilities? 13 Jun 2004 Read more >> In spite of inclement weather (the coldest spring in 30 years), during May 2004 , The Event Production Company's Sylvain Lonchay pulled off an extraordinarily successful International Sales Meeting and Fashion Show for Arena's 2005 spring/summer collection in Madrid, Spain. 13 Jun 2004 Read more >> Some 500 sporting, political and corporate heavyweights gathered at a sparkling banquet at Vodaworld on Monday 10 May, to bid farewell to the 2010 FIFA World Cup Bid Team prior to their departure for Zurich to attend the Bid Announcement on Saturday, 15 May.
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Headed up by Ellen Aucamp, formerly General Manager at Vodaworld Events, The Event Production Company's recently opened Durban Office kicked-off its Natal operation with the launch of Unilever's chain of Advanced Dry-Cleaners on 21 April. 5 May 2004 Read more >> The IEC celebrated a decade of free and fair elections with a prestigious black tie banquet held at the Tshwane Events Centre on Monday night, 19 April. The 1500 high-profile guests comprised captains of industry, political leaders, diplomats and IEC officials. 28 Apr 2004 Read more >> In the past few years the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conference & Exhibition) industry in South Africa has benefited from hosting a number of high profile international conferences, including most recently, the UN's World Summit on Sustainable Development in August 2002. 3 Mar 2004 Read more >> Marina Bidoli of the Financial Mail has emerged as the overall winner of the Telkom ICT Journalist of the Year Awards for 2003, with Ivo Vegter (ITWEB Brainstorm)and Robyn Chalmers (Business Day) placed second and third respectively. 24 Feb 2004 Read more >> Karen Ashwin, Managing Director of the The Event Production Company, has been invited to address The International Confex 2004 conference, to be held at Earl's Court, London from 24 - 26 February. 16 Feb 2004 Read more >> Entries for the 2003 Telkom ICT (Information and Communication Technology) Journalist of the Year Awards have closed, judges have narrowed down the field and the industry is poised for the announcement of winners to be made at a prestigious gala awards evening, produced by The Event Production Company in Sandton on 24 February 2004. 10 Feb 2004 Read more >> With an enviable ten year track record to her credit, event marketing dynamo Karen Ashwin, Managing Director of The Event Production Company, thrives on challenging her boundaries, proving this by constantly adapting her business portfolio where she identifies viable opportunities. 9 Feb 2004 Read more >>