Author: Heather Hook

Building relationships with venues

Building relationships with venues

You will often find that face-to-face meetings with a few key venues can go a long way in cementing a mutually beneficial relationship between you. Chat to them about the type of events you usually hold – see how they can work with your clients’ specifications... read more
The 2016 Hollard Daredevil Run

The 2016 Hollard Daredevil Run

The Hollard Daredevil Run will see men of all ages, shapes and Speedo-sizes run help to spread the word that early testing and detection of common male cancers can save lives. Daredevils will brave a skimpy 5km run in public wearing nothing more than the event’s... read more
Bye Bye Baby – Franki Valli Tribute

Bye Bye Baby – Franki Valli Tribute

Get your arts and culture on with this tribute show to Franki Valli and The Four Seasons, now showing at Joburg Theatre until February 28th. The show features an international cast, who cover the rise to fame of Franki Valli and his ever changing band, through the... read more
IVTM goes Bose

IVTM goes Bose

INHOUSE Venue Technical Management, a subsidiary of the Gearhouse Group South Africa has taken delivery of another 12 units of the Bose L1 Compact portable PA system supplied by Durban-based Energywise Systems, into its various operations across the country. Starting... read more
MICE definitions – a rose by any other name?

MICE definitions – a rose by any other name?

The vexing issue of definitions continues to confuse all sectors of the MICE industry.  One person’s event is another person’s conference hence the accepted generic term of MICE which describes the gathering of people irrespective of the type or size. Understanding... read more
Overwhelming consensus for planner standards

Overwhelming consensus for planner standards

The hard-copy of the Event Industry Summit (EIS) outcomes makes for interesting reading as the objectives allowed the top venues, independent planners together with several various end-users/buyers, from primarily the corporate market, to debate whether planners... read more
Hackle Brooke to host EGF events

Hackle Brooke to host EGF events

With a focused eye on being a part of greening the environment – Hackle Brooke has been selected as the exclusive meeting venue in Gauteng for assisting the Event Greening Forum (EGF) to ‘get the message across’ on all aspects towards a greener environment. The EGF... read more

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