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MICE time management – Friend or foe?

Many MICE suppliers and services of venues, products and planning services continue to remonstrate about the short lead times in booking and / or ordering of a variety of essential pre-requisites for a sudden decision taken to have a Meeting, Incentive, Conference or Exhibition.Short lead times are a sign of questionable decision-making by the...

Coca-Cola Dome – still Jo’burg’s favourite concert venue

The winners of the Leisure Options Best of Joburg Awards have been announced and its unanimous – the Coca-Cola dome is the concert venue that rocks Joburgers supreme and has done for the past 14-years in a row. Recognised as one of South Africas most versatile special event venues, the Coca-Cola dome has hosted an array of world class acts...

Mice column – 25/10/12

MICE professionals have a tendency to be quick at criticizing others organizing tasks in comparison to their own abilities. Its a natural consequence of viewing an end result at a MICE undertaking with an organizer other than oneself.One observes questionable aspects such as congested human traffic-flows, confused registration areas, poor...

DECOREX DURBAN PROMISES A BLISS-FILLED EXPERIENCE

Dont miss KwaZulu-Natals finest dcor, design and lifestyle expo – Decorex Durban 2013. Decorex Durban takes place at the Durban Exhibition Centre between 21st and 24th March 2013.This year Decorex Durban is themed bliss and the show promises to provide plenty of design and dcor ideas and inspiration, a showcase of the latest decor trends as...

KOFI ANNAN BRINGS INSPIRATIONAL ONE YOUNG WORLD SUMMIT TO A CLOSE

The One Young World summit ended much as it began with fanfare, inspiring dialogue about critical global issues and a call to action for tomorrows leaders to create the future.Kofi Annan, the former secretary-general of the United Nations, addressed the 1,300 young delegates in Pittsburgh, United States, referring to them as almost another United...

Karkloof Spa awarded the prestigious 7* grading

I am pleased to advise, that Karkloof Spa has been awarded the prestigious 7* grading by Seven Stars and Stripes (www.sevenstarsandstripes.com), being the first African property to receive the award.As part of the certification process, there will be a 30 minute TV film, which will be screened on Hampton TV in New York, but can be extended to the...

CSIR International Convention Centre Wins PMR.africa Award

The CSIR International Convention Centre has been awarded the Professional Management Review (PMR.africa) Golden Arrow Award in the Conference/Convention Centre sector. These awards recognise companies and institutions doing most in their sectors over the past 12 months to stimulate the economic growth and development of the City of Tshwane.Such...

AIPC Global Survey: Progress in the Face of Adversity

With three years of extensive input from AIPC members all over the world and a new approach that enabled a comparison of both regional perspectives on key issues with those held by the global group as a whole, the AIPC Annual Member Survey has delivered a highly detailed insight into convention centre issues and prospects world-wide. The report,...