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2018 Idols winner, Yanga, added to Huawei KDay line-up
2018 Idols winner, Yanga, added to Huawei KDay line-up

Yanga Sobetwa, the 2018 Idols winner has been announced as the latest addition to the Huawei KDay line-up...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 2 days ago

ADC Awards announces jury chairs for 10 disciplines
ADC Awards announces jury chairs for 10 disciplines

The ADC 98th Annual Awards has named a gender-balanced group of top creative leaders to serve as jury chairs for 10 disciplines...

3 days ago

These are the kind of leaders we need - Global Leadership Summit 2018
These are the kind of leaders we need - Global Leadership Summit 2018

I attended the Global Leadership Summit in Port Elizabeth on the 19th and 20th of October 2018, where valuable leadership insights were shared by some of the world's top leaders.

By Jennilee Peremore 13 Dec 2018

Spruce up your festive Stellenbosch stay with the Spier Light Art Festival
Spruce up your festive Stellenbosch stay with the Spier Light Art Festival

With the spongy green grass of Spier farm beneath our toes and a veritable picnic feast warming our bellies, we couldn't tell if they were shivers of cold from the light breeze rustling through the trees or fear from the otherworldly feathered beings of Stravinsky's Firebird ballet and ghostly lights in the bamboo forest and haunting operatic voices from the Spier Light Art Festival...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Dec 2018

Best social media practice for live events
Best social media practice for live events

With the rise of the unconference changing the traditional way of eventing all together, event planners need to be clear about what they want to communicate to their event attendees and those following them online...

Issued by Worx Group 12 Dec 2018

Packed venue as Heavy Chef announced their top 5 most exciting startups in South Africa.
Heavy Chef names top 5 most exciting startups for 2018

Heavy Chef has named its top five most exciting startups for 2018 and asked each one how they plan to change the world...

By Juanita Pienaar 12 Dec 2018

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 11 Dec 2018

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 10 Dec 2018

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

#ATFexpo2018: How to localise global trends for the SA consumer - Part 2
#ATFexpo2018: How to localise global trends for the SA consumer - Part 2

Nicola Cooper delivered a trend talk on the localisation of global trends at the recent ATF Trade Expo in Cape Town...

By Maroefah Smith 5 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

#ATFexpo2018: How to localise global trends for the SA consumer - Part 1
#ATFexpo2018: How to localise global trends for the SA consumer - Part 1

The moment you provide the South African consumer with what they need, they will start purchasing whatever you are selling. This was the main message from trend analyst Nicola Cooper...

By Maroefah Smith 4 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

On Comic Con, YouTubers and the business of gaming
On Comic Con, YouTubers and the business of gaming

Jarred Mailer-Lyons, digital media strategist at The MediaShop, investigates how 8-million gaming South Africans spend their time...

By Jarred Mailer-Lyons 4 Dec 2018

Wesgro and Wavescape Surf and Ocean Festival offering free Filmmakers' Masterclass
Wesgro and Wavescape Surf and Ocean Festival offering free Filmmakers' Masterclass

The Wavescape Surf and Ocean Festival will offer a free Filmmakers' Masterclass this Wednesday, 5 December, to boost several initiatives to position Cape Town as a key film destination and location...

4 Dec 2018

Pepe Marais, Jay Badza and Dion Chang. Image supplied.
Marketing the Future zooms in on digital disruption

The hot topic of digital disruption, and consequentially the accelerated pace at which our working lives are shifting, was tackled from three seemingly disparate directions at Marketing the Future, a recent event held by the IMM Graduate School...

3 Dec 2018

2018 World Travel Awards names Cape Town as best festival, events destination
2018 World Travel Awards names Cape Town as best festival, events destination

Cape Town has been named the World's Leading Festival and Events Destination at this year's World Travel Awards in Lisbon, Portugal...

3 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

SA is favoured as one of the leading MICE destinations in Africa
SA is favoured as one of the leading MICE destinations in Africa

During this week's IBTM World trade show conference, it was emphasised how South Africa has become a leader in business events; with the announcement of its hosting of the 2019 ICCA Association Meetings Programme and launch of its new business events campaign...

30 Nov 2018

Alicia Keys, Viacom CEO Bob Bakish, Swati Dlamini-Mandela, among attendees. Image supplied.
MTV Staying Alive Foundation celebrating 20 years

The MTV Staying Alive Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary with an inspirational gala at Guastavino's in New York City...

30 Nov 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

Palesa Madumo, Founder of Prism Awards Young Judges.
Prism Awards calls for entries for Young Judges

The search for a new cohort of sharp-witted young leaders in the public relations and communication industry to be mentored in the judging process for the 2019 Prism Awards, has officially begun...

29 Nov 2018

#StartJLM: The roadmap to the fully autonomous vehicle
#StartJLM: The roadmap to the fully autonomous vehicle

As part of Start JLM 2018, Nimrod Dor, director APAC & Africa: Mobileye Aftermarket Division, provided an overview about Mobileye and its roadmap towards the autonomous vehicle...

By Jessica Tennant 28 Nov 2018

Panel moderator: Annette Muller. Speakers: Larissa Elliott, a freelance art director/creative director, Vicki Buys, the MD Ogilvy Cape Town, Matt Ross, executive creative director for King James Group, Tabitha King head of talent at King James Group and Nondu Petlele, content director for VML (not in the picture).
SheSays: How to get to the top of the talent pool

Part 2 of the SheSays event coverage where top ad agencies shared what they look for when hiring and how you can get to the top of the talent pool in 2019...

By Juanita Pienaar 28 Nov 2018

All the winners. © Tiso Blackstar.
#FMAdFocus2018: It's the most wonderful time of the year

Ogilvy was crowned AdFocus Agency of the Year at The AdFocus Awards 2018. The agency also took home Large Agency of the Year and Mariana O'Kelly, its creative director, was named Industry Leader of the Year...

By Danette Breitenbach 28 Nov 2018

Collective ID, small agency of the year at the FM AdFocus Awards 2018. Image © Lynne Joffe .
#FMAdFocus2018: All the winners!

The winners of the annual Financial Mail AdFocus Awards were announced earlier tonight at The Venue in Melrose Arch...

27 Nov 2018

5 year-end bashes that won't break the bank
5 year-end bashes that won't break the bank

End-of-year parties are upon us once more but with the current economic situation, companies are cutting costs, and entertainment is often where the shaving takes place...

27 Nov 2018

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