Luvi Ogilvy celebrates 20th birthday
Luvi Ogilvy celebrates 20th birthday

Friday, 16 November 2012, a birthday party with more than 300 guests marked the 20th birthday of Luvi Ogilvy Réunion. Marketing manager, Steven Potet said "It was a great evening. We had 'red' people queuing up outside the road at Saint Gilles city, surprised to see a well-known bar on Reunion...

20 Nov 2012

ZEC says run-off vote could take place soon

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) Deputy Chief of Operations Utoile Silaigwana on Sunday said the presidential run-off vote could take place soon, possibly before 23 May. Silaigwana said the Electoral Act allowed the run-off to be held within 21 days if candidates failed to get 50% of votes....

12 May 2008

Paying tribute to outgoing Coca-Cola director

Experiential agency VWV has been commissioned by long-standing client Coca-Cola South Africa to produce a series of farewell events for David Lyons, outgoing director at Coca-Cola Canners SA. As part of the celebrations, VWV will be producing a golf day for Lyons and his colleagues at the Wanderers...

14 Mar 2007

International jewellery congress opens in Mother City

Deputy President Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka is the guest of honour at the 2007 congress of CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, which opened on Monday, 12 March 2007, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). The four-day congress, hosted by the Jewellery Council of South Africa and...

13 Mar 2007

My Coke Fest local line-up announced
My Coke Fest local line-up announced

click to enlargeCoca-Cola and official radio station 5FM have confirmed the South African bands joining Hoobastank, Staind, 3 Doors Down, Evanescence and the legendary Guns N’ Roses at the 12-hour My Coke Fest taking place in Johannesburg on 27 April 2007 and in Cape Town on 1 May. The Springbok...

8 Mar 2007

Vote of confidence for ICT expo

This year, the international IFIP TC3 Information Security conference and exhibition will run alongside Futurex & Equip, 15 - 18 May 2007 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. “This is the first time in many years that a show like IFIP has been available to South African delegates. The...

7 Feb 2007

Network with speakers from around the world

The internationally affiliated National Speakers Association of Southern Africa (NSASA) will be holding its second national convention at the Southern Sun Grayston in Sandton, Johannesburg, 20 – 22 April 2007. “The agenda will consist of keynote presentations and educational workshops, as well as...

7 Feb 2007

More music superstars for SA

Not only is Sir Cliff Richard putting on a third show, on Thursday 8 March 2007, at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town, veteran rock ‘n roll group Guns N’ Roses is scheduled to headline the My Coke Fest, taking place in Johannesburg on 27 April and Cape Town on 1 May – its first appearance in...

5 Feb 2007

George Benson and Al Jarreau to launch ICC Durban Arena
George Benson and Al Jarreau to launch ICC Durban Arena

click to enlargeShowtime Management is bringing Grammy-Award winning superstars George Benson and Al Jarreau to South Africa in March 2007. Their short double-bill includes a private concert performance as part of the official opening ceremony of the Arena at the International Convention Centre...

28 Jan 2007

Coloured to perfection or brilliantly bald - what will you do?

Being organised once again by Figjam marketing, the third annual Cansa Shavathon fundraising event will take place in over 60 shopping centres across South Africa on Saturday, 3 March 2007, in support and celebration of life for South African cancer survivors. The participation donation of R50 will...

12 Dec 2006

Electricity congress to address key power issues

Philindile Nzimande, CEO of EDI Holdings, is just one of the keynote speakers who will address delegates at the Africa Power and Electricity Congress at Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, 16 - 20 April 2007. Now in its ninth year and organised by Terrapinn, the congress and its five co-located...

8 Dec 2006

Venues shine at Midrand business awards

At the recent Midrand Business of the Year Awards, hosted by the Midrand Chamber of Commerce & Industry at The Castle Kyalami in Johannesburg, Gallagher Estate Conference & Exhibition Centre won the Large Business category, and Premier Protea Hotel the Medium Business category. The five-year old...

24 Nov 2006

International speakers for business tourism conference

At the business tourism conference preceding next year's Meetings Africa exhibition at the Sandton Convention Centre, Dr Sheila Flannigan, head of hospitality management and tourism at the Institute of Technology in Dublin will focus on the development of business tourism in Europe and apply the...

3 Nov 2006

Best practice summit for SA HR

The South African showcase for global HR best practice in action in South Africa is a four-day programme over 21- 24 November 2006, endorsed by the IPM, the Institute of Bankers in South Africa and African Leadership Group. Delegates will be able to gain practical insight from organisations that...

27 Oct 2006

Festival to celebrate North Coast
Festival to celebrate North Coast

click to enlargeThe KwaDukuza Coast will host Umdwebo 2006, a lifestyle festival celebrating the art of fine living in and around the coastal town of Ballito, 13 - 19 November 2006. A combined project between Swank Projects, KwaDukuza Municipality, and the KwaDukuza-Dolphin Coast Publicity...

13 Oct 2006

Gallagher goes wireless

All the conferencing and exhibition facilities at Gallagher Estate are now covered by Telkom's wireless (WiFi) network, Telkom T-Zone, enabling clients to access the Internet directly from their own WiFi-enabled laptops or PCs. Users simply log on to the WiFi connection, complete a form and pay by...

4 Oct 2006

Promoting tourism business development

This year, the Cape Tourism Showcase takes place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, 15 - 17 September 2006. The aim is to provide new, emerging and established business, leisure and events tourism products from the Western, Eastern and Northern Cape with a platform to market and...

1 Sep 2006

The right range and price

The fourth annual Audio Visual Appliances Expo (AVA) will take place 12 - 15 October 2006, at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, showcasing the latest audio, video and appliance technologies, with demos and special offers that can be bought direct from the show. The show is open until 10am...

1 Sep 2006

Promoting tourism and investment in Soweto

Co-ordinated by the Cape Wine Academy, the second annual Soweto Wine and Brandy Festival kicks off on Friday, 1 September 2006, and ends Sunday, 3 September. The aim is to promote Soweto as a new tourism initiative in order to attract investment, and to introduce the black market to new wines and...

30 Aug 2006

The Parlotones to support Live

Big Concerts have revealed that Live will be supported throughout its South African tour by local SAMA-award winning band, The Parlotones. The quartet - Kahn Morbee (vocals, guitar), Neil Pauw (Drums), Paul Hodgson (guitar), and Glen Hodgson (bass, piano, backing vocals) - have played several...

29 Aug 2006

Dirty Skirts to headline choose-your-own lineup concert

The Dirty Skirts will take top billing at the MTV Alert with Motorola event alongside the three runners-up: hip-hop stars PROKid and 985, and retro-modern rockers Cassette. The four guest artists of the SMS voting competition, rounding up the line-up, are Springbok Nude Girls, Zola, Jozi and Prime...

28 Aug 2006

Disability should be part of mainstream development
Disability should be part of mainstream development

click to enlarge"Mainstreaming Disability in Society" is the theme of this year's three-day Disability Conference, 1 - 3 November 2006, Gallagher Estate, collocated alongside the Disability 2006 exhibition, 2 - 4 November. "Disability needs to become and remain part of mainstream development,...

10 Aug 2006

Revamp for annual stationery and office trade show

The South African Association for Stationary, Home & Office Products (shop-sa), is rebranding its annual trade show - known as The NOPSA Trade Show for over 20 years - with a new look, feel and name: Shop-X 2006. To be hosted in both Johannesburg (7 - 9 September) and Durban (21 - 22 August),...

20 Jul 2006

SABC Africa backs Pan African Show at Nokia Cape Town Fashion Week

SABC Africa is the main broadcast sponsor for this year's Pan African show at the annual Nokia Cape Town Fashion show this week. "We are particularly excited that people in the African continent will get a chance to witness what is being showcased in one of the most prestigious fashion shows in...

11 Jul 2006

30 years - three weeks of music

Freshlyground, Simphiwe Dana, Hugh Masekela, Sibongile Khumalo, Gloria Bosman, the Afro Tenor, Drakensberg Boys Choir, Johannesburg Festival Orchestra, the Bala Family, Busi Mhlongo and Jabu Khanyile are joining the festivities in June 2006 as the Market Theatre celebrates 30 years as a cultural...

17 May 2006

Designer bridal wear

Known for its phenomenal fashion spectaculars, Bridal Africa 2006 (taking place 13 - 14 May at Gallagher Estate, Johannesburg) will feature four non-repetitive shows daily, presenting 154 individual designs by more than 47 of SA's premier designers. The winners of the 2006 Bridal Africa Young...

25 Apr 2006

Autumn/winter fashion weeks launched

The fashion landscape of South Africa is set to receive a major nip and tuck with the announcement of two new world-class fashion weeks. The events fill a long standing gap in the fashion calendar for an Autumn/Winter fashion week to bring South Africa in line with the international fashion...

17 Apr 2006

Jail 'n bail for CANSA

The Cancer Association of South Africa will be hosting its annual Jail 'n Bail fundraising event during May at various major venues throughout KwaZulu-Natal. "Jail 'n Bail is tremendous fun and it gives our local businesses, celebrities and socialites the chance to get together and give back to...

30 Mar 2006

Bestseller line-up for Cape Town Book Fair

Alexander McCall Smith, Zakes Mda, William Gumede, Max du Preez, Gcina Mhlope and Richard Kunzmann are among the list of prominent literary figures who will take part in the first Cape Town Book Fair (CTBF), 17-20 June 2006, at Cape Town International Convention Centre. The authors will form part of...

23 Mar 2006

Constructively building the nation

National Construction Week 2006 will be co-locating alongside The Star Interbuild Africa, 26-29 July 2006, at the Expo Centre, Nasrec. The Star Interbuild Africa, together with Plumbdrain Africa, Aircon-Vent Africa, Building Services Africa and Woodpro Africa, is the largest building and...

16 Mar 2006

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