CTICC celebrates 14 years by giving back to local community organisations

The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) celebrated its 14th anniversary on 28 June and what better way to celebrate than to give back to the community of Cape Town. On Wednesday, 28 June, the centre donated R14000 worth of much-needed goods to each of its five local community partners. The donation (worth R70 000…

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IS everyone invited? Making your event more accessible (Part III)

Part III: access for those with visual impairments. Click here for Part I, which covers event access for wheelchair users, and here for Part II, which covers access for those with hearing disabilities. If you have read Part I and Part II of ‘IS everyone invited?’, you may have started to notice that many of…

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IS everyone invited? Making your event more accessible (Part II)

Part II addresses access for those with hearing loss. Click here for Part I, which covers wheelchair access, and here for Part III, which covers access for those with visual disabilities. As hearing loss is experienced different from individual to individual, it is important to firstly understand your guests’ abilities and communication preferences. When you…

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DURBAN ICC SCOOPS VISION 2030 AWARD

The Durban ICC was honoured as the winner of the Industrial Policy Action Plan Award at the inaugural Vision 2030 Awards. The winners were announced on the 22 June at the highly anticipated awards ceremony held at Birchwood Hotel, Johannesburg. The Vision 2030 Awards are a first of its kind in South Africa. The awards…

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Exhibiting with VR & AR: what we learned

Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are sophisticated technologies that have the potential to change the way we do many things, especially in the field of marketing. This is because of their ability to – as their names imply – alter our realities, either through adding to, or augmenting, them (AR), or by re-creating…

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Get your Eco Groove on: a conference with a difference

If you recognise the need to stay abreast of the latest sustainability trends and developments in the events industry, then the Event Greening Forum’s (EGF) annual one-day conference and Master Class is for you. This year’s programme will help PCOs, DMCs, exhibition and event organisers, suppliers and venues work more sustainably. The conference will include…

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Gearhouse South Africa chooses Avid

South African based, Technical supplier to live events, Gearhouse South Africa recently purchased 2 Avid VENUE S6L-32D systems to add to their existing AVID Audio inventory in their Johannesburg operation. “Gearhouse South Africa bought Avid Profiles back in 2010 and they have proven to be a hugely popular console specified on almost every touring rider…

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Are you ready to connect, engage, learn and grow?

Join EXSA for a customer-centric conference this winter. EXSA is inviting all members and non-members to fire up the brain this chilly winter at its much anticipated 2017 conference. This is not only an opportunity to connect, engage, learn and grow, but with its customer-centric focus and jam-packed itinerary, participants will get an opportunity to…

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Cape Town’s hottest new event space to open in September

  The Aleit Group, renowned for its spectacular, high-end events and weddings for the past 17 years, has been appointed by the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) as the exclusive restaurant and event operator throughout the museum. This includes the management of the restaurant and venue on level six, as well as…

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