Adele von Well
Exhibition stands 101 - GL events

Exhibition stands 101[Adele von Well] When it comes to exhibition stands the choices can be endless and the process daunting, here's how to navigate exhibition stand options...

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Tralone Khoza
Raise the bar on your next corporate exhibition or go home

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[Tralone Khoza] If participating as an exhibitor in one or various exhibitions is part of your organisation's below the line advertising (BTL) strategy then that part of your marketing budget should not be wasted but should be well spent and hopefully with some ROI...

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Adele von Well
GL events - Silver sponsor at the 84th UFI Congress - GL events

GL events - Silver sponsor at the 84th UFI Congress[Adele von Well] GL events South Africa provided exhibition infrastructure and hostesses in addition to its Silver sponsorship for the 84th International UFI congress...

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Cas Dreijer
Context - the key to unlocking emerging market potential

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Image supplied by Salt.
[Cas Dreijer] South Africa tends to fall into the same style of activations - especially when looking at emerging markets...

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Leigh Andrews
Educating tomorrow's leaders with SchoolMedia

The Castle of Good Hope exhibition stand at the 2017 Rand Easter Show.
The Castle of Good Hope exhibition stand at the 2017 Rand Easter Show.
[Leigh Andrews] One of the stands at the recent Rand Easter Show gave an easy-to-absorb timeline history of the Castle of Good Hope. Khethi Ngwenya, managing director of SchoolMedia, explains how and why they brought the idea to life...

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Danette Breitenbach
Exhibitions: misunderstood and undervalued

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[Danette Breitenbach] Exhibitions add R66.5 billion to South Africa's GDP, contributing R3 billion to national taxes and 135,100 sustainable jobs. In 2015 of the five million visitors to exhibitions, tourists accounted for 1 million of these...

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Justin Hawes
Why the exhibition industry ISN'T dying - and never will!

Why the exhibition industry ISN'T dying - and never will![Justin Hawes] Justin Hawes, MD of exhibition, events and retail display company, Scan Display...

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Mike Sharman
Make sex great again

Sexpo 2017
Sexpo 2017
[Mike Sharman] Sex: whether it's taboo, whispered about behind closed doors, joked about or discussed in the doctor's office, it's an integral part of being human...

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Danette Breitenbach
Powering the consumer

All pics from Grand Designs.
All pics from Grand Designs.
[Danette Breitenbach] As part of its headline sponsorship of Grand Designs this year, that took place recently at the TicketPro Dome, north of Johannesburg, Stanley Black & Decker hosted a number of DIY workshops...

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Angie White
Angie White
[Exhibitions] SSQ Exhibitions, a design and project management agency that specialises in the exhibition industry, launched their official company podcast on YouTube on Thursday, 3 December 2015. The podcast, otherwise known as the "SSQuadCast" is aimed at educating members in the industry and interested parties on the company's methods of operation and introducing key internal role players to the public. Further to that, it will create a more engaging level of information distribution through the incorporation of audio and visual.
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Leigh Andrews
Capturing inspiration on canvas: The poem-painting project

Capturing inspiration on canvas: The poem-painting project[Leigh Andrews] What better way to spend a windy evening than by viewing a highly creative 'poem painting' project? That's exactly what I did on Wednesday, 21 October at the Bright Creative Space...

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Leigh Andrews
Nicework by day, Bright Nights after lights out

Nicework by day, Bright Nights after lights out[Leigh Andrews] The Bright Night project is an exhibition of some of South Africa's most talented photographers and illustrators. What makes this one stand out though is that it's crowdfunded and will be held completely in the dark, lit by a clever solar-powered lamp, all inspired by a talk at Design Indaba 2014...

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Adele von Well
Welcome back, Brian Prowling - GL events

Welcome back, Brian Prowling[Adele von Well] Brian Prowling has been appointed as Commercial Director of GL events Oasys. As a prominent figure in the industry, Brian has over the last 10 years gained an exceptional amount of experience in all areas of our dynamic market...

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Sajidha Gamieldien
Tips for the virgin exhibitor

Sajidha Gamieldien[Sajidha Gamieldien] So, you've finally taken the leap and decided to exhibit your product designs, but you're worried about copycats lurking at the exhibition waiting to pounce on your prized creations...

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Adele von Well
A new GL events Oasys - GL events

A new GL events Oasys[Adele von Well] GL events Oasys bids farewell to Mark Strydom, who made a major contribution to the success of the company. Slight changes are being made within the business to allow for a flatter management structure...

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Leigh Andrews
[WDC2014] puts the spotlight on local creative genius

[WDC2014] puts the spotlight on local creative genius[Leigh Andrews] When Cape Town was named World Design Capital 2014, not many people took notice. They did this weekend, with the WDC2014 Design House Exhibition on at the Stadium until last Saturday...

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Tshepang Ramosepele
Blue Apple the not-so-new kid on the block - Blue Apple

Blue Apple the not-so-new kid on the block[Tshepang Ramosepele] Traditionally known for their work in the print and below-the line design industries, Blue Apple spread its wings in 2013 with the help of expo veteran Tanya Logan to venture into the sphere of exhibitions. Most notable was the collaboration with Afripack, at the Propack Expo in March last year.

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Brad Hook
South African exhibitions offer springboard to Africa's growth

South African exhibitions offer springboard to Africa's growth[Brad Hook] For a long time, first world countries have been the powerhouses of mega trade-fairs with the UK, Europe and the US producing enormous exhibitions that in some sectors have become the premier 'buying' exercises through the supply chain.

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Justin Hawes
Five tips for successful exhibiting

Justin Hawes[Justin Hawes] Exhibiting can be daunting, especially because it can be one of the more costly marketing options for your business. To make sure you manage the process properly, and see ROI, I recommend you follow five simple steps.

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Janine Lazarus
One man's meat, another man's poison

Janine Lazarus[Janine Lazarus] I am hopelessly infatuated with news. It's been a 28-year tempestuous love affair and one that I don't think I will ever get over. Captivating headlines, startling images and spicy stories leave me all at once breathless and adrenalised, infuriated and heartbroken. And I wouldn't swop these highs and lows for the world. I'd feel so much poorer without the rush.

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