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The canna revolution - Q&A with Cannabis Expo director Silas Howarth
The canna revolution - Q&A with Cannabis Expo director Silas Howarth

The Cannabis Expo has been postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The Cannabis Expo returns to Cape Town from 19 to 22 March 2020 at GrandWest. We got in touch with expo director Silas Howarth to find out what goes into putting on an event of this nature, shifting stigmas, advice for budding entrepreneurs and CBD trends...

By Ruth Cooper 12 Mar 2020

What to expect from this year's Night of a 1000 Drawings
What to expect from this year's Night of a 1000 Drawings

Night of a 1000 Drawings has been postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The 1000 Drawings inner-city art exhibition will be held at Victoria Yards, Lorentzville in Johannesburg from 27 to 29 March 2020...

9 Mar 2020

Another year of success for the Johannesburg Homemakers Expo
Another year of success for the Johannesburg Homemakers Expo

In a world that is better connected than ever before, the InHabit-themed Johannesburg Homemakers Expo proved to be the place to be this past leap-day weekend...

Issued by HOMEMAKERS 3 Mar 2020

Nando's Clout returns to Milan Design Week with fresh talent
Nando's Clout returns to Milan Design Week with fresh talent

The Nando's Design Programme, Clout, is returning to Milan Design Week to showcase South African creativity to an international audience...

26 Feb 2020

#FairnessFirst: How to end office ageism with a perennial mindset
#FairnessFirst: How to end office ageism with a perennial mindset

You need to upskill yourself to stay relevant in the age of experience. Here's why a 'Perennial mindset' is said to be the office sweet spot against age discrimination, which affects those at the start and end of their careers alike...

By Leigh Andrews 24 Feb 2020

WTM Africa continues commitment to advance sustainable travel in 2020
WTM Africa continues commitment to advance sustainable travel in 2020

WTM Africa 2020 is tackling travel sustainability at macro and micro levels this year, by lining up a number of eco-conscious initiatives alongside recognising game-changing sustainability practices in the African travel industry...

20 Feb 2020

Strengthening the African art ecosystem - Q&A with Cape Town Art Fair director, Laura Vincenti
Strengthening the African art ecosystem - Q&A with Cape Town Art Fair director, Laura Vincenti

The eighth instalment of the Investec Cape Town Art Fair recently ran at the CTICC. We got in touch with Investec Cape Town Art Fair art fair director Laura Vincenti to find out what goes into putting on an event of this scale, cultivating a Pan-African dialogue and art trends for the year ahead...

By Ruth Cooper 13 Feb 2020

Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative - a weekend of inspiration
Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative - a weekend of inspiration

This past weekend was one of sheer inspiration, witnessing the unique and lasting contribution Rolex is making to culture and the arts by promoting the transmission of knowledge across generations...

By Ann Nurock 13 Feb 2020

Scan Display to identify EuroShop 2020's industry trends
Scan Display to identify EuroShop 2020's industry trends

Scan Display first visited the world's retail trade fair, EuroShop, in 1999. Since then, they have returned to Düsseldorf, Germany, every three years for each subsequent show - and is preparing to visit its 2020 edition later this month...

Issued by Scan Display 10 Feb 2020

AAXO Roar names WTM Africa best overall exhibition for 2019
AAXO Roar names WTM Africa best overall exhibition for 2019

The AAXO ROAR Awards are aimed at acknowledging and recognising excellence in the exhibition industry and are judged on successful exhibition strategies incorporating marketing, public relations, operations and activation...

6 Feb 2020

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How will future generations disrupt meetings and events?

Just when you thought you'd started to understand what makes millennials tick, a new generation has reared its head: Gen Z. And, they're about to disrupt the MICE industry drastically...

6 Feb 2020

Behind the steamy scenes of Love, The Sex Expo - Q&A with organiser Linda Guldemond
Behind the steamy scenes of Love, The Sex Expo - Q&A with organiser Linda Guldemond

We got in touch with Love, The Sex Expo organiser Linda Guldemond to discuss what goes into organising an event of this nature, innovative developments in the sex-tech industry, sexual health and combating stigmas...

By Ruth Cooper 5 Feb 2020

Scan Display Rwanda delivers seamless solution at AIDS conference
Scan Display Rwanda delivers seamless solution at AIDS conference

Scan Display Rwanda was contracted to supply shell scheme and custom package stands for a 3,500m² exhibition at the International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa, held in Kigali, Rwanda, from 2-7 December 2019...

Issued by Scan Display 27 Jan 2020

Love, The Sex Expo comes to Cape Town in February
Love, The Sex Expo comes to Cape Town in February

Love, The Sex Expo is returning to South Africa in 2020. The event will be held at GrandWest Grand Arena in Cape Town from 6 to 9 February 2020...

23 Jan 2020

Annicia Manyaapelo, Michelle Stein join the Zeitz MOCAA team
Annicia Manyaapelo, Michelle Stein join the Zeitz MOCAA team

The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa's (Zeitz MOCAA) Institutional Advancement division has welcomed two new members. Annicia Manyaapelo has been appointed head of marketing and communications while Michelle Stein has been appointed as head of philanthropy...

20 Jan 2020

What to expect from the 2020 Soweto Techfest Expo
What to expect from the 2020 Soweto Techfest Expo

The Ekasi Techfest & Gaming Expo, now simply known as the Techfest Expo, will return for a fourth time at the Soweto Theatre from 26 to 27 June 2020...

16 Jan 2020

4th International Public Art Festival to explore "digitalisation"
4th International Public Art Festival to explore "digitalisation"

The fourth instalment of the International Public Art Festival (IPAF) will explore the theme of "digitalisation" in and around Salt River in Cape Town from 12 to 16 February 2020. The festival will also act as the opening of Art Month in Cape Town...

16 Jan 2020

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#BizTrends2020: The politics of rage; the quest for middle ground

By the end of 2019, the rising anger around the globe was palpable, as were the divisions that fuelled the rage...

By Dion Chang 6 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Trends for the near future
#BizTrends2020: Trends for the near future

In the knowledge economy, every glimpse of the probable future carries monetary value...

By marian salzman 6 Jan 2020

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Africa's first dedicated Organic and Natural Products Expo

South African Trade Promotions has announced the launch of Africa's first dedicated Organic and Natural Products Expo scheduled for May 2020 in Johannesburg...

24 Dec 2019

The Best of Biz: Marketing & Media 2019
#BestofBiz 2019: Marketing & Media

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Marketing & Media site over the past year below...

17 Dec 2019

Multi-Media: Audiovisual Black Friday special
Multi-Media: Audiovisual Black Friday special

Don't miss out on the opportunity to secure audiovisual solutions at an absolute steal!..

By Angelique Shekleton, Issued by Multi-Media 2 Dec 2019

#FairnessFirst: Taking action beyond #16DaysofActivism
#FairnessFirst: Taking action beyond #16DaysofActivism

Unfortunately, gender-based violence is a harsh reality of everyday life for the majority of South African women. Here's what's being done to not just take a stand but also act to end GBV this #16DaysofActivism and beyond, with UN Women's global #OrangetheWorld campaign...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Dec 2019

The Rand Show rebrands
The Rand Show rebrands

With a legacy spanning 125 years, the Rand Show has a great heritage but over recent years has lost its appeal. This year the show boasts a colourful and vibrant look-and-feel that its organisers believe will not only change this but wow its audience...

By Danette Breitenbach 20 Nov 2019

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5 insights into event success

According to brand experience expert and group managing director of CWDi, Samantha Gabriel, eventgoers no longer respond to a one-dimensional approach. In the information age, we're bombarded with data all the time and we're more likely to retain it if it's linked to a memorable experience...

By Samantha Gabriel 15 Nov 2019

Oando at Africa Oil Week
Oando at Africa Oil Week

XZIBIT Marketing designed and produced a networking lounge for Oando at Africa Oil Week where conference delegates enjoyed some hospitality around business meetings.

Issued by XZIBIT Marketing 11 Nov 2019

Africa's exhibition challenges and opportunities
Africa's exhibition challenges and opportunities

Scan Display's managing director, Justin Hawes, addresses some of the issues related to the African exhibition industry...

Issued by Scan Display 11 Nov 2019

Cannabis Expo makes its way to JHB
Cannabis Expo makes its way to JHB

The Cannabis Expo will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 28 November to 1 December 2019...

5 Nov 2019

MamaMagic celebrates its 50th expo
MamaMagic celebrates its 50th expo

The MamaMagic Baby Expo is back at the CTICC from 1-3 November and is celebrating its 50th expo since inception...

Issued by Exposure Marketing 28 Oct 2019

Recyclable pavilion designed for BBC Studios in Cannes
Recyclable pavilion designed for BBC Studios in Cannes

London-based architecture and interior design practice Universal Design Studio and Giles Miller Studio have built a recyclable pavilion for BBC Studios in Cannes, France...

24 Oct 2019

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