Author: Helen Brewer

Keep your skills fresh

Keep your skills fresh

Respective Knowledge Bubbles will update the experienced travel, training and venue participants on a whole range of MICE requirements with a supplied manual and high-value takeaway notes. Non-core tasks within the travel trade, venues as well as training companies... read more
Potential Legislative Impacts on MICE

Potential Legislative Impacts on MICE

Two pieces of legislation are being debated or promulgated which could have a far-reaching impact on two prime MICE suppliers. Staging & Production Moves Swiftly The change-over from analogue to digital has prompted ICASA (The Independent Communications Authority... read more
Gloom times for MICE bar services

Gloom times for MICE bar services

Booze abuse is proving a cause for concern within the SA MICE industry. Information gleaned from several sources – during November & December – indicating that personnel are over-imbibing to the extent that staff movements – at a function – have been... read more
Relaxed, Refreshed & Renewed?

Relaxed, Refreshed & Renewed?

With the year-end recess a distant memory – pundits are predicting a rocky 2017. Not that 2016 could be regarded as a whole lot of fun.  Yet taking stock of some interesting MICE developments in the latter half of 2016 – it may be worthy for the event planning... read more
Will the real exhibition please stand up?

Will the real exhibition please stand up?

The exhibition industry is particularly sensitive to emulation and in the past few years, similar sector exhibitions held within weeks of one another have emerged and at times even at the same venue. Helen Brewer of the MICE Academy investigates… Over a century ago,... read more
Accreditation…say what?

Accreditation…say what?

‘Credible’ companies are a misnomer Employer companies are not candidates for credibility in the true sense of the word. An employer entity can alter in many ways, which clouds the true interpretation of credible. A company can change its business focus, directors,... read more

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