Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
Ads24 Food for Thought 2019 debates robots vs humans

Ads24 Food for Thought 2019 debates robots vs humans[Jessica Tennant] This years' Ads24 Food For Thought event focused on the future of business from an AI and technology perspective and how our roles as humans are changing...

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Kelly McGillivray
SOUTH AFRICA
10 tips to creating seamless events

10 tips to creating seamless events
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[Kelly McGillivray] There's a reason why being an event coordinator was identified as the fifth most stressful job in America last year (after police officer) - things can go wrong. Bringing events to life is fun and adrenaline works wonders when it kicks in, but the communication and production elements have to knit together seamlessly...

Posted 29 days ago | Like
Zoe van der Vyver
SOUTH AFRICA
10 things your corporate event planner should know how to do, but probably doesn't

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Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels.
[Zoe van der Vyver] When it comes to hiring an event planner for your corporate event, one takes it for granted that certain things are included in their mix of talents on offer, because 'they are the experts' and it's why you've hired them...

Posted 1 month ago | Like
Kelly McGillivray
SOUTH AFRICA
The 7 don'ts of event catering

The 7 don'ts of event catering
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[Kelly McGillivray] Event planners and managers from Johannesburg and beyond quake in their Nike's when certain things are suggested in the catering arena. Be it a brand activation, product launch or year-end function, some concepts and food you steer clear of when feeding large groups of hungry people...

Posted 4 months ago | Like
Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
Global CEOs to reskill, redefine and recycle in Cape Town with YPO

Julia Raphaely, CEO of Associated Media Publishing and YPO member.
Julia Raphaely, CEO of Associated Media Publishing and YPO member.
[Leigh Andrews] YPO is hosting the world's largest gathering of chief executives, its Global Leadership Conference and YPO Edge, right here in Cape Town on 6 and 7 March 2019, with the theme, 'Life of Re'. YPO member Julia Raphaely, also CEO of Associated Media Publishing, shares what to expect...

Posted 4 months ago | Like
Jennilee Peremore-Oliver
SOUTH AFRICA
These are the kind of leaders we need - Global Leadership Summit 2018

These are the kind of leaders we need - Global Leadership Summit 2018
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[Jennilee Peremore-Oliver] 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.

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
Ads24 shares literal and figurative Food For Thought

Ads24 shares literal and figurative Food For Thought[Leigh Andrews] "I'm so pleased we're wearing aprons as this is so slurpy!" This might not be typical business dialogue, but these and similar exclamations were par for the course at the Cape Town version of Ads24's Food For Thought event...

Posted 8 months ago | Like
Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
7% Tribe launches to advance the female workforce

7% Tribe launches to advance the female workforce[Jessica Tennant] Inspired by the insight that only 7% of executive directorships in South Africa are held by women, the 7% Tribe is a movement which aims to equip women with the skills and networks they need to get ahead in the workplace...

Posted 10 months ago | Like
Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
#Newsmaker: Clive McMurray recognised for outstanding event management

#Newsmaker: Clive McMurray recognised for outstanding event management[Jessica Tennant] Earlier this month, FCB Durban MD Clive McMurray was awarded the Outstanding Event Management Award at the GLS Excellence Awards in Chicago, where he was recognised for his exceptional organisation of the annual Global Leadership Summit at Kloof Harvest Church...

Posted 10 months ago | Like (1)
SOUTH AFRICA
Sandton set for big BRICS Summit

Sandton set for big BRICS Summit[Suren Naidoo] A "ring of steel" has been thrown around the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg as more than 2500 delegates, including some 20 heads of state, are set to descend on the centre for the high profile 10th BRICS Summit, which starts tomorrow...

Posted 11 months ago | Like
Andreas Furtner
SOUTH AFRICA
Using the speed of sound

Using the speed of sound
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[Andreas Furtner] Did you know: the human brain processes sound at a higher speed than any of its other senses, making it a great tool to connect audiences with content and their emotions...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
#Newsmaker: Marcus Brewster on moving to and making it in Malta

#Newsmaker: Marcus Brewster on moving to and making it in Malta[Jessica Tennant] Marcus Brewster aka 'the Maltese falcon', founder of local Marcusbrewster Public Relations, moved to Malta to expand the business into the European Union with the launch of Marcus Brewster International. A year later, and he's back in South Africa to encourage others to do the same...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
Grid goes to Coachella

Grid goes to Coachella[Jessica Tennant] Grid Worldwide introduced an incentive to send the two team members to Coachella 2018 who would make the most meaningful contribution to building its cultural insights capability...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
Ads24 to host second Food for Thought

Professor Nick Binedell |
Professor Nick Binedell | [[http://www.ads24.co.za/news-and-insight/food-for-thought?page=1&ipp=12& Ads24.co.za]]
[Jessica Tennant] Ads24 launched its annual Food for Thought event last year and will be hosting the next one later this month...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
South by Southwest film festival from a South African creative's perspective

South by Southwest film festival from a South African creative's perspective[Jessica Tennant] This year's South by Southwest film festival was "some kind of collective consciousness" according to Daniel Schoeman, creative technologist at TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris...

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SOUTH AFRICA
LED screens and pixel pitch - Multi-Media

LED screens and pixel pitch[chris de Lancey] As the cost of new event technology comes down, LED screens are becoming more popular locally...

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Adele von Well
SOUTH AFRICA
25 years with Johannesburg Homemakers Expo - GL events

25 years with Johannesburg Homemakers Expo[Adele von Well] This year marked a 25-year partnership between GL events South Africa and the Johannesburg Homemakers Expo...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
Do award shows really matter?

Do award shows really matter?[Jessica Tennant] On the back of the Publicis Groupe's announcement at Cannes this year that it will be transferring its award show spend to its investment in AI, agencies are increasingly questioning whether participating in award shows really matters.

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
#BCXDisrupt: "Tech is no longer a sideshow, it's the main show"

Rapelang Rabana, founder and CEO of Rekindle Learning and BCX Disrupt Summit speaker.
Rapelang Rabana, founder and CEO of Rekindle Learning and BCX Disrupt Summit speaker.
[Leigh Andrews] Rapelang Rabana, one of the highly anticipated speakers at last week's BCX Disrupt Summit, shares the crux of her talk on moving from innovative ideas to profitable solution and why sitting back is simply not an option for any competitive industry...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
#BCXDisrupt: "No-one can safeguard themselves against the next big thing"

Nick Goldman - mathematician, genome scientist and member of the management team at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory's European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI).
Nick Goldman - mathematician, genome scientist and member of the management team at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory's European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI).
[Leigh Andrews] Nick Goldman, one of the highly anticipated speakers at last week's BCX Disrupt Summit, shares the importance of conferences like BCX Disrupt, as well as the crux of his talk on the importance of long-lasting digital archives...

Posted 1 year ago | Like