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Author: Martin Headger

Create a conference to remember

Faircity Hotel group, with their ‘service by design’ ethos, have designed a conference with a difference by partnering with a world-renowned memory expert, Grandmaster Kevin Horsley, to create a truly memorable conference. As Conference organisers know, the purpose of a conference is to get your people together to share key ideas and...

Sun City hosts cultural events with ease

It’s not often that we are able to experience other people’s cultures or celebrate non-commercial holidays with them. Fortunately, Sun International takes the initiative to be more inclusive and their array of facilities make it possible.  We have a huge asian community in South Africa and we’re fortunate to have huge numbers of Asian...

Conference in the hills

Sani Pass is the mother of all South African mountain passes. In every sense this location outperforms others. It outdistances, outclimbs, and outperforms with consummate ease. In perfect proximity, nestled right on the banks of the Mkhomazana River and surrounded by the Ezemvelo Nature Reserve lies Premier Resort Sani Pass. Situated right by...

Rand Club is a Cut Above the Rest

Rand Club opened its doors in 1887 and has since been one of South Africa’s most enigmatic and prestigious venues. We look at this beautiful space as a first-class venue showcase. The four-storey Rand Club might be classified as an antique but everything about this Victorian architect’s dream is in absolutely immaculate condition. Some areas have...

Sustainable social responsibility

It is simply not enough in this day and age to merely exist as a business providing goods or a service to a relevant market. Aside from all the dots and crosses on the respective letters of the alphabet, there needs to be more mindfulness given to not just our carbon footprint but our social impact too. At this point in time, having some sort of...

Five world-class speakers set to inspire SA

Driving growth and prosperity in South Africa with a positive mindset and excellence in effort is the purpose behind a two-day Real Success 2019 ‘Make 2019 Your Best Year Ever’ event, which features five inspiring South African multi-millionaires and is scheduled for 19 and 20 January 2019 at Gallagher Convention Centre. The event, which is free...

Meetings made easy in Tshwane (Part 2)

Planning and organising an event in Tshwane, big or small, is a cinch with the city’s vast spread of venues and popular to-dos. The CSIR International Convention Centre, also a mere 15-minute drive from the main city centre, is better suited for business events and conferencing. This centre has been designed and built with special soundproofing...

Secrets of the flying tribe (Part 2)

Getting from one end of the country or the world to the other for both business and pleasure has been revolutionised and those who take to the skies are now also asily grouped. Shaun Pozyn, head of marketing at kulula.com, takes a light-hearted look at some of the tribes we find, and what we can learn from them. The leisurely:These are often...

The environmental impact of travel

Grace Stead is a sustainability practitioner and co-founder of the Event Greening Forum. While we are working on hosting responsible events, we often forget the huge impact of travel and accommodation. Grace Stead puts forward some important points for consideration. Responsible tourism is about “making better places for people to live in and...