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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

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Incentives to get your team going

Incentives to get your team going

Around the country, companies are finding it increasingly difficult to retain high-calibre, high-output staff members. Incentivising and appropriately rewarding staff to increase job satisfaction is well within the reach of most – incentivising in the city is an...

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Incentives outside of the city

Incentives outside of the city

A company’s ability to create the right incentive, conference or meeting venue to inspire, motivate and reward its people has immeasurable value. Even if you can’t afford to whisk your top performers away to Europe on a private jet, you can still reward your employees...

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Responsible conferencing in the Western Cape (Part 2)

Responsible conferencing in the Western Cape (Part 2)

The Western Cape took drastic steps to reduce their water consumption. This has become the new normal. Meetings shares some helpful tips for attendees and organisers to conference responsibly during the drought. Here are the final 10 tips to help you manage water...

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How event apps can help reduce costs

How event apps can help reduce costs

We are all constantly pressed to come up with amazing ideas to make the next event a ‘showstopper’ with shoestring budgets. How can event apps help? By Karmen Vladar Recently, I stumbled upon an infographic in a blog post by world-leading event app gurus QuickMobile...

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Randpark Golf Club to host the 2018/2019 SA Open

Randpark Golf Club to host the 2018/2019 SA Open

The City of Johannesburg, The Sunshine Tour, The European Tour and The Asian Tour are pleased to announce that Randpark Club has been selected as the venue to host the prestigious SA and Joburg Open 2018/2019 to be held 6 – 9 December. This event will be hosted at...

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Faircity Hotels join the fray to phase out straws

Faircity Hotels join the fray to phase out straws

Faircity Hotel Group, have put their foot down on the straws issue and have introduced bio-degradable straws from the 1stof October this year. They group are one of many organisations worldwide working together to rid the world of plastic drinking straws forever- and...

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5 tips to ‘do’ CSI well

5 tips to ‘do’ CSI well

Sustainability is clearly important, so here are some smart tips on ways to maximise the benefits of your corporate social investment (CSI) projects. #1Choose carefully The hardest part of a CSI project is choosing what kind of project you would like to invest in –...

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Responsible conferencing in the Western Cape (Part 1)

Responsible conferencing in the Western Cape (Part 1)

Water conservation is now the status quo in Cape Town – and a recommended practice elsewhere across the country, with water restrictions in place throughout much of South Africa. Here are the first 10 of 20 tips to help you manage water consumption in a responsible...

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Top 10 tips for best practice event creation

Top 10 tips for best practice event creation

Creating an event is hard. There’s so much to consider, so much that could go wrong. And that’s just with a small event. The bigger the event, the bigger the risk, and it can be daunting to even know where to start. Darren Natale shares 10 tips that he has learned...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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?

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Supplier News

Faircity Hotels join the fray to phase out straws

Faircity Hotels join the fray to phase out straws

Faircity Hotel Group, have put their foot down on the straws issue and have introduced bio-degradable straws from the 1stof October this year. They group are one of many organisations worldwide working together to rid the world of plastic drinking straws forever- and...

read more

How event apps can help reduce costs

How event apps can help reduce costs

We are all constantly pressed to come up with amazing ideas to make the next event a ‘showstopper’ with shoestring budgets. How can event apps help? By Karmen Vladar Recently, I stumbled upon an infographic in a blog post by world-leading event app gurus QuickMobile...

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

Randpark Golf Club to host the 2018/2019 SA Open

Randpark Golf Club to host the 2018/2019 SA Open

The City of Johannesburg, The Sunshine Tour, The European Tour and The Asian Tour are pleased to announce that Randpark Club has been selected as the venue to host the prestigious SA and Joburg Open 2018/2019 to be held 6 – 9 December. This event will be hosted at...

read more

Top 10 tips for best practice event creation

Top 10 tips for best practice event creation

Creating an event is hard. There’s so much to consider, so much that could go wrong. And that’s just with a small event. The bigger the event, the bigger the risk, and it can be daunting to even know where to start. Darren Natale shares 10 tips that he has learned...

read more

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

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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