Bounce
Whether it be team building, family fun days, end-of year events or just a fun session to bring your team together. BOUNCE can offer an off-beat, unique and truly memorable experience. Your …
Bounce
Whether it be team building, family fun days, end-of year events or just a fun session to bring your team together. BOUNCE can offer an off-beat, unique and truly memorable experience. Your … read more

News

Enhanced experiences await at Sibaya

Enhanced experiences await at Sibaya

Sun International’s magical Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom is renowned for its premium location and breathtaking views, exceptional service, state of the art gaming and cosmopolitan entertainment & dining experiences. Since inception, the complex has undergone...

read more

Pretoria’s Top Plug-and-Play Venue

Pretoria’s Top Plug-and-Play Venue

Size might be the most important factor for an event especially if you’re taking the quality of your experience at the venue and the versatility of a space into consideration. Sun International’s Sun Arena at Time Square in Menlyn Maine is the newest entertainment...

read more

The Table is set at The Cape Milner

The Table is set at The Cape Milner

When you've wrapped up your last few meetings, and it's time to celebrate the successes for the year, the perfect venue and setting for this year-end is The Cape Milner Hotel situated at the foot of Table Mountain. With a spectacular 3 course menu from R280 per person...

read more

Why are event planners flocking to Namibia

Why are event planners flocking to Namibia

Every event organiser is keen to find a new conference destination. Delegates can easily become bored with the same old activities in the same locations, with the same décor and the same predictable activities thrown into the mix. Holding conferences in exotic...

read more

Tintswalo Opens New Lapalala Wilderness Lodge

Tintswalo Opens New Lapalala Wilderness Lodge

Tintswalo at Lapalala Wilderness has opened in the malaria-free Waterberg region in Limpopo. Located 300km from Johannesburg, it is one of only two commercial lodges within 44 500 hectares of untouched wilderness. The family-friendly lodge comprises of only seven...

read more

Le Vendome Hotel chef gives West Coast a French Twist

Le Vendome Hotel chef gives West Coast a French Twist

At just 27 years of age, Boldwin Barlow has been appointed as the new Executive Chef at the Radisson Blu Le Vendome Hotel in Sea Point, Cape Town. Inspired by both French traditions and the local cuisine of his home region Barlow will make sure your lunch time...

read more

Vineyard excellence proved

Vineyard excellence proved

Stellenbosch’s Spier Hotel is situated on the historic Spierwine farm in the heart of the Cape Winelands, just 20 minutes from Cape Town International Airport. Village-style buildings, lush green lawns and spacious rooms situated next to the calming Eerste River are...

read more

Event planner challenges and how to beat them

Event planner challenges and how to beat them

Event planning is stressful. I always say this, and I can’t say it enough. Part of this due to the many challenges you need to juggle and deal with to successfully execute an event – all of which can vary greatly from one event to another. There are a few common event...

read more

Hiring an events technology consultant

Hiring an events technology consultant

If you are a PCO, you know that your most valuable and finite resource is time. You also know that no matter how much lead-time you have, something will always come up at the last minute. By Gavin Burgess* I’ve always admired professional conference organisers (PCOs)...

read more

Joburg committed to business tourism

Joburg committed to business tourism

Joburg Tourism proudly participated at Meetings Africa – which celebrated its 13th anniversary in 2018 and coincided with the Nelson Mandela centenary celebration. “Joburg Tourism’s participation ensures that tourism plays a significant role in this event to emphasise...

read more

Catering trends – what’s hot and what’s not!

Catering trends – what’s hot and what’s not!

Catering is an integral part of any event. Even if every other aspect of the event is a raving success, if the catering is terrible, it will probably be the only thing that the guests remember. Essentially, catering can make or break an event. Meetings looks at what’s...

read more

6 ways to attract buyers to your exhibition stand

6 ways to attract buyers to your exhibition stand

Getting people to visit your stand is a critical part of even having an exhibition stand in the first place. The truth is this isn’t always easy. To attract the ‘right’ crowd to your exhibition stand, it must stand out. Meetings puts together six effective and...

read more

SA inspires at Africa Tourism Leadership Forum

SA inspires at Africa Tourism Leadership Forum

At the first Africa Tourism Leadership Forum held in Accra, Ghana recently, key tourism stakeholders from across the continent shared insights and helped devise strategies for intra-Africa travel and tourism growth. ‘Destination Africa’ was the focus of discussion,...

read more

Knowlege Hub

Cool event décor ideas

Cool event décor ideas

Whether you are organising a party, fundraiser, awards dinner or other event, budget is one of the biggest things to keep in mind. You want to create an amazing look and feel, but not overdo it from a cost perspective. One of the great things about décor and...

read more

12 tips to finding the perfect event venue

12 tips to finding the perfect event venue

Selecting the right venue is critical and according to event professionals on LinkedIn, when asked what they would consider the most important points to keep in mind for choosing a venue for their events, here are the most frequent responses: Budgets - Cost is usually...

read more

Marketing your venue: 7 practical tips to attract new clients

Marketing your venue: 7 practical tips to attract new clients

Whether you are marketing your venue full-time or whether acquiring new venue clients only forms part of your list of daily tasks, there are countless fresh marketing ideas you could make use of. The question I would like to ask you today is whether you are making full use of all your marketing opportunities or are you missing some amazing opportunities while you stick to the same old strategy?

read more

Different types of conference attendees

Different types of conference attendees

Everyone attending a conference has a reason to be there. Although this article is written tongue in cheek, there are some truths to these different types of attendees – see how many you can recognise. I know as a conference organiser I have met almost all of these in...

read more

Event management software

Event management software

If you are lucky enough to be able to afford professional events management software to track tasks, develop programmes, handle registration and marketing etc then there are a variety of options available to you – but we suggest doing detailed research and reading up...

read more

10 tell tale signs you are in events management

10 tell tale signs you are in events management

A tongue in cheek note from a local events manager - see how many of these apply to you too. Wardrobe filled with mostly black clothing? You are not boring or funereal. Nope, you are an events manager. You can totally rock black every day for the next 3 weeks, without...

read more

Apps for events planners

Apps for events planners

In the last few years the use of apps and smart phones has increased vastly. We now read our emails, check our messages and can basically operate an entire office off of a tiny little device that fits in to our pocket or hand bag. So it only makes sense that event...

read more

Lacto-ovo whatinism?

Lacto-ovo whatinism?

From Banting to Veganism – there are so many different types of dietary requirements out there – how on earth does one know what to cater for and where to draw the line when catering for large groups? There are two main streams of dietary requirements – belief based...

read more

Supplier News

Enhanced experiences await at Sibaya

Enhanced experiences await at Sibaya

Sun International’s magical Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom is renowned for its premium location and breathtaking views, exceptional service, state of the art gaming and cosmopolitan entertainment & dining experiences. Since inception, the complex has undergone...

read more

Vineyard excellence proved

Vineyard excellence proved

Stellenbosch’s Spier Hotel is situated on the historic Spierwine farm in the heart of the Cape Winelands, just 20 minutes from Cape Town International Airport. Village-style buildings, lush green lawns and spacious rooms situated next to the calming Eerste River are...

read more

Why are event planners flocking to Namibia

Why are event planners flocking to Namibia

Every event organiser is keen to find a new conference destination. Delegates can easily become bored with the same old activities in the same locations, with the same décor and the same predictable activities thrown into the mix. Holding conferences in exotic...

read more

The Table is set at The Cape Milner

The Table is set at The Cape Milner

When you've wrapped up your last few meetings, and it's time to celebrate the successes for the year, the perfect venue and setting for this year-end is The Cape Milner Hotel situated at the foot of Table Mountain. With a spectacular 3 course menu from R280 per person...

read more

Le Vendome Hotel chef gives West Coast a French Twist

Le Vendome Hotel chef gives West Coast a French Twist

At just 27 years of age, Boldwin Barlow has been appointed as the new Executive Chef at the Radisson Blu Le Vendome Hotel in Sea Point, Cape Town. Inspired by both French traditions and the local cuisine of his home region Barlow will make sure your lunch time...

read more

Event planner challenges and how to beat them

Event planner challenges and how to beat them

Event planning is stressful. I always say this, and I can’t say it enough. Part of this due to the many challenges you need to juggle and deal with to successfully execute an event – all of which can vary greatly from one event to another. There are a few common event...

read more

Hiring an events technology consultant

Hiring an events technology consultant

If you are a PCO, you know that your most valuable and finite resource is time. You also know that no matter how much lead-time you have, something will always come up at the last minute. By Gavin Burgess* I’ve always admired professional conference organisers (PCOs)...

read more

5 cool entertainment options for under R20k

5 cool entertainment options for under R20k

Every event planner knows that sticking to your budget can be a difficult task, especially if your client as high expectations and a very limited budget, so with the help of Elegant Entertainment, we've put together the top five entertainment options for under...

read more

Mining Indaba appoints Scan Display official contractor

Mining Indaba appoints Scan Display official contractor

Scan Display, an exhibition, event and display specialist, has been appointed the official exhibition contactor for Investing in African Mining Indaba 2018. Investing in African Mining Indaba, also referred to as Mining Indaba, is dedicated to the successful...

read more

Search

  • Venue
  • Suppliers

AppMyEvent

This is an app designed primarily for mobile use but also for tablets and desktops. It enables event organisers to plan all aspects of their events and pin on their boards the venues and service providers they want to use, as well as project managing through timelines and sharing with teams.

CPP on demand

Enhance your knowledge and skills as a professional event planner. Meetings magazine, in collaboration with ibtm africa, has launched its Career Progression Programme (CPP on Demand), which will help professionals stay up to date with information and trends that are crucial to event planners.

Unboxing series

These are small events on topics that upskill event professionals and allow them to network with each other and with the 3S Media team. The topics chosen are of value to event planners, giving them key insights into various aspects of event management.

Pin It on Pinterest