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#BehindtheBrandManager: Tracey Turner of Ticketpro Dome on embracing digital in the live events space
#BehindtheBrandManager: Tracey Turner of Ticketpro Dome on embracing digital in the live events spaceArticle

Head of marketing at the Ticketpro Dome, Tracey Turner chats about adapting strategies during Covid-19, diving into digital and her advice for aspirant young marketing and branding professionals.

Ruth Cooper 26 Apr 2021

Africa Rising global livestream
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The Africa Rising global livestream event with Master KG and Ndlovu Youth Choir in aid of raising funds for the live events industry and in support of #FeedOurCrew initiative, took place on Robben Island on the 25 April.

26 Apr 2021

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#WTMA21 : How will the events industry rebalance itself beyond Covid-19?Article

The meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (Mice) industry was particularly hard hit by the pandemic. The big question is: What will the future of events look like?

Nicci Botha 7 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Terri Verhoeven of Big Concerts on navigating the new events, entertainment space
#BehindtheBrandManager: Terri Verhoeven of Big Concerts on navigating the new events, entertainment spaceArticle

This month, we uncover the heroes behind the brands that millions of South Africans take into their homes and hearts every day. We find out more from Terri Verhoeven, senior operations manager at Big Concerts...

Ruth Cooper 1 Apr 2021

Master KG, Ndlovu Youth Choir to perform on Robben Island as part of Africa Rising and Live Love
Master KG, Ndlovu Youth Choir to perform on Robben Island as part of Africa Rising and Live LoveArticle

As part of Africa Rising and the Live Love non-profit, the Ndlovu Youth Choir will join Master KG in a performance that will be livestreamed from Robben Island in Cape Town ahead of Freedom Day on 25 April 2021.

18 Mar 2021

Reed Exhibition's framework for safety
Reed Exhibition's framework for safetyArticle

To reflect the essential role that the exhibitions and events industry has in helping to protect the health and well-being of our customers and employees, Reed Exhibitions Africa has established a robust programme of measures for Covid-19 safety and compliance...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 17 Mar 2021

Registration for Africa Travel Week Virtual now open
Registration for Africa Travel Week Virtual now openArticle

The fully-virtual Africa Travel Week, comprising World Travel Market Africa (WTMA) and International Luxury Travel Market Africa (ILTMA), is now open for registrations for media and trade.

15 Mar 2021

Time for the next 'new normal'?
Time for the next 'new normal'?Article

It's difficult to imagine this while we huddle at home under lockdowns but when the dust settles the new normal will look very much like the old normal...

Issued by VWV 9 Mar 2021

Digital health passport launches in South Africa
Digital health passport launches in South AfricaArticle

The user-friendly mobile app will provide support in helping to restart tourism, business, sports, events and job creation on a national level...

3 Mar 2021

All things considered... do awards still matter?
All things considered... do awards still matter?Article

In a year in which the ground shifted seismically under our feet, where the collective travel industry is focused on survival rather than award show glory, are awards still relevant?

Linsey Schluter 15 Feb 2021

What to expect in the event industry in 2021
What to expect in the event industry in 2021Article

What a challenging year it has been: a year full of forced changes, uncertainties, and unexpected plot twists. However, 2020 has shown how flexible, agile and indestructible event managers are...

Zoe van der Vyver 20 Jan 2021

Re-engaging and reimagining the SA sponsorship industry
Re-engaging and reimagining the SA sponsorship industryArticle

The statement "we are not having fun together right now" really describes the current reality in the leisure activities, sport, entertainment and live events space...

Judith Mugeni 13 Jan 2021

Big Concerts, The Entertainment Group partner with Health Passport Europe in aim to safely reopen SA's events industry
Big Concerts, The Entertainment Group partner with Health Passport Europe in aim to safely reopen SA's events industryArticle

Big Concerts and The Entertainment Group have partnered with the Irish-based Health Passport Europe in an effort to reopen the South African events industry while adhering to Covid-19 safety protocols. The companies will be using rapid Covid-19 testing and the Health Passport Europe mobile technology...

11 Jan 2021

Festival of Motoring announces 2021 dates
Festival of Motoring announces 2021 datesArticle

While the pandemic has been an unfortunate setback for the events industry as a whole, the Festival of Motoring, presented by WesBank, is gearing up for its fifth edition at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit, from 27-29 August 2021...

17 Dec 2020

What does a post-Covid future hold for the MICE industry?
What does a post-Covid future hold for the MICE industry?Article

Tim Cordon, senior area vice president, Middle East & Africa, Radisson Hotel Group outlines some of the key factors that will give MICE operators an edge once the world begins emerging from the Covid-19 reality...

17 Dec 2020

Ticketpro Dome introduces Hybrid Studio in light of Covid-19
Ticketpro Dome introduces Hybrid Studio in light of Covid-19Article

The Ticketpro Dome has unveiled a new Hybrid Studio - in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has forced companies to rethink the ways events are held...

9 Dec 2020

No Design Indaba Conference and Festival in 2021
No Design Indaba Conference and Festival in 2021Article

Design Indaba will use 2021 as a year to plan and execute a number of significant Do Tank projects and launch its new Design Indaba Inside offering. Therefore, The Design Indaba Conference and Festival will not take place in February 2021...

2 Dec 2020

How to plan successful e-conferences during and after the Covid-19 pandemic
How to plan successful e-conferences during and after the Covid-19 pandemicArticle

Academics and others concerned with benefitting from peer professional collaboration can use Covid-19 disruptions as an opportunity to improve conferences through smart design...

Caleb Wellum, Anne Pasek and Emily Roehl 18 Nov 2020

Innovation at live virtual events
Innovation at live virtual eventsArticle

Virtual events have grown exponentially to meet the needs of company events, but where are the innovations in online events happening? Are there new ways to increase engagement and participation at virtual events...

Issued by Brand Avatar 7 Oct 2020

The future of events
The future of eventsArticle

Due to the success of virtual events in certain industry sectors, the big question that remains unanswered is whether live events will still have a place in the future...

Issued by GL events South Africa 5 Oct 2020

Time for the next step in this virtual journey
Time for the next step in this virtual journeyArticle

Virtual events are no longer the 'new' normal - the time to adapt and shift into the virtual space has come and passed as the world has dealt with Covid-19 and all that it brought with it, delivering us into a time where virtual, or at least hybrid, is now our normal...

Issued by Worx Group 29 Sep 2020

How the events and entertainment industry can rebuild post-lockdown - Q&A with Steve Cuzen of Howler
How the events and entertainment industry can rebuild post-lockdown - Q&A with Steve Cuzen of HowlerArticle

We chat to Steve Cuzen, chief operating officer at Howler, about reviving and rebuilding the South African events and entertainment industry and touch on the emergence of virtual events post-lockdown...

Ruth Cooper 28 Sep 2020

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Switching on the corporate aspect of travel for economic growthArticle

With the release last week of South Africa's GDP Q2 figures and President Cyril Ramaphosa's calls for a quick and bold plan to place South Africa on a "rapid growth trajectory", a spotlight is shone on tourism as the sector with the greatest potential to reignite South Africa's economy, sustainably...

16 Sep 2020

Festival of Motoring returns to Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in 2021
Festival of Motoring returns to Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in 2021Article

The Festival of Motoring is set to return to the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit from 26 to 29 August 2021...

21 Aug 2020

SA technical production, events industry to #LightSAred
SA technical production, events industry to #LightSAredArticle

The South African technical production and live events industry has embarked on the #LightSAred campaign, which is set to take place on 5 August 2020, to address the effects that the Covid-19 pandemic has had on the industry...

4 Aug 2020

Edith Venter Promotions and The Code Group have partnered up with Oracle Media
Edith Venter Promotions and The Code Group have partnered up with Oracle MediaArticle

Lockdown has not stopped these three prosperous businesses and they have no intention of slowing down any time soon...

Issued by Oracle Media 30 Jul 2020

Rebooting conferencing will require confidence
Rebooting conferencing will require confidenceArticle

While many are marvelling at the ease by which business meetings and even conferences have quickly segued onto an online platform, the general longing to return to the traditional ways of holding these has not left entirely, and the industry will return, say experts in the field...

23 Jul 2020

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Can we really 'future proof' the events industry?Article

Plenty of articles have been published on the need to use this time to strategise and plan for the future. The main problem in this approach is that we are looking at it the wrong way round...

Joshua Low 2 Jun 2020

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Start with the beginning in mind. How do we 'future proof' the events industry?Article

The events industry, as with many others, has been thrown into a complete state of turmoil since the beginning of the year as a result of Covid-19...

Joshua Low 2 Jun 2020

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Lessons from lockdown - the resilience of event organisersArticle

Mary-Clare Tomes, MD of TVinaCard Video Brochures looks into how the events industry is adapting to Covid-19...

Mary-Clare Tomes 26 May 2020

Worx Group launches Covid-19 'Pay it Forward' campaign
Worx Group launches Covid-19 'Pay it Forward' campaignArticle

Worx Group's 'Pay it Forward' initiative was launched on 1 May, in terms of which for every new Worx Group project confirmed from 1 May 2020, a portion of the revenue from the overall project budget will be donated to support a worthy cause...

Issued by Worx Group 26 May 2020

Up the Creek goes online with relief show
Up the Creek goes online with relief showArticle

Up the Creek has joined forces with some key players in the industry to put together an online show on Saturday 6 June to raise much needed funds for the events industry...

22 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: RISE Academy keeps students active in lockdown
#LockdownLessons: RISE Academy keeps students active in lockdownArticle

Sue Green, co-founder of RISE Academy of Entrepreneurship, shares how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted the academy...

Evan-Lee Courie 18 May 2020

Shaun Duvet, Anything Goes demonstrate AG Virtual showcase tech with the help of DJ Fresh
Shaun Duvet, Anything Goes demonstrate AG Virtual showcase tech with the help of DJ FreshArticle

Through his company, Anything Goes, South African DJ and entertainment entrepreneur Shaun Duvet recently demonstrated the technology of the AG Virtual showcase with the help of DJ Fresh...

13 May 2020

Covid-19 - business disruptor or change agent?
Covid-19 - business disruptor or change agent?Article

As South Africa enters another week of the national lockdown the world and business as we know it, is changing dramatically...

8 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: U-PARTY is tackling the experience economy
#LockdownLessons: U-PARTY is tackling the experience economyArticle

#LockdownLessons explores the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on businesses...

Evan-Lee Courie 4 May 2020

Open letter: South Africa's forgotten sector
Open letter: South Africa's forgotten sectorArticle

Those that we support and those who support us are on the verge of collapse due to the Covid-19 pandemic...

Marc Lubner, Hedley Lewis, Kelly du Plessis, Lauren Pretorius, Cassey Chambers 4 May 2020

Hestelle Robinson, COO of Homemakers Media Holdings, wearing her mask
#BehindtheSelfie with... Hestelle Robinson, COO of Homemakers Media HoldingsArticle

This week, we go behind the selfie with Hestelle Robinson, COO of Homemakers Media Holdings...

Jessica Tennant 29 Apr 2020

Redefining the events industry in the time of Covid-19 and beyond
Redefining the events industry in the time of Covid-19 and beyondArticle

We gather together because the dynamics of groups create engagement, excitement, and inspiration. In this age of live streaming there are plenty of solutions available for experiential marketers; it's all about being creative...

Issued by VWV 15 Apr 2020

Jellybean Concept Events on lockdown
Jellybean Concept Events on lockdownArticle

Jellybean Concept Events is an events company that has put a halt on all incoming work for the next few months as a result of Covid-19...

15 Apr 2020

HOTT3D, Africa Oil & Power team up to build hospitals in Africa
HOTT3D, Africa Oil & Power team up to build hospitals in AfricaArticle

A Cape Town-based exhibition builder, together with an event organiser, offer to work with governments and private sectors across Africa to rapidly build hospital infrastructures and shelters in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic...

8 Apr 2020

#Covid19: Procure Travel Africa postponed until 2021
#Covid19: Procure Travel Africa postponed until 2021Article

"South Africans and South African companies are, and always have been, resilient but the reality is that we have no real knowledge of how the virus will develop."

19 Mar 2020

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WTM Africa 2020 visitor, media registration now openArticle

World Travel Market Africa 2020, which takes place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre is set to be one of the African continent's largest and leading business-to-business travel trade show yet...

4 Mar 2020

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Trends set to shape local travel in 2020Article

Big Ambitions' Chelsey Hale highlights key trends set to impact South Africa's tourism industry in 2020...

Chelsey Hale 3 Mar 2020

#MeetingsAfrica discusses why diversity gives Africa its competitive advantage
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Business events industry leaders at this year's Meetings Africa explored reasons why Africa's diversity gives it a competitive advantage and called for more partnership across nations within the continent to ensure success in the tourism sector. Delegates also discussed the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement that could help fast-track Africa's growth in the tourism industry. The agreement looks to allow free movement of travellers across 54 African countries and attract long-term investment.

28 Feb 2020

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#MeetingsAfrica: Why Africa's diversity gives it a competitive edgeArticle

Africa has the ability to be a serious contender in the MICE industry...

25 Feb 2020

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