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Meetings made easy in Tshwane (Part 1)

Home to over 3 million people, Tshwane is a hive of activity with a lot to offer. At a glance, Tshwane seems rather innocuous as a destination but don’t pass up the area if you’re looking for a unique take on your next meeting or event. The Tshwane area is sprawled across 6 298 km2and caters for a variety of different types of events. For larger...

Get interactive or go home

2017 was an innovative year for digital signage and display, and 2018 promised to be even more monumental. Both organisations and the public have embraced the digitalisation of… well, everything, and it is safe to say they want more in 2019. The nature of decision-making and the meeting rooms and conferences that support productivity are changing...

Event Greening Forum are Walking the talk

The Event Greening Forum implemented a number of sustainable event practices at its recent Master Class and Conference, explains Zoe van Niekerk. Every time we host an event like the Event Greening Forum (EGF) 2018 Master Class and Conference, we treat it as an opportunity to showcase event greening measures. These events were no different…...

Top business tips from Marnus Broodryk

Marnus Broodryk is an entrepreneur, author, investor, speaker and SME advocate. He recently released his first book “90 Rules for Entrepreneurs; The Codex of Hustle” and spoke to Meetings to weigh in on small businesses within the MICE Industry who might be going through some tough times in our current economic climate. What do you think is...

Secrets of the flying tribe

There are quite a number of different tribes within the MICE industry and like all interesting nations and cities, the world’s population of fliers is very diverse and constantly changing: Shaun Pozyn, head of marketing at kulula.com, takes a light-hearted look at some of the tribes and what we can learn from them. The regulars:A little like...

Summer is decadence at The Palace’s Plume

Plume, the beautifully refreshed, chic-classic restaurant at The Palace, Sun City, has launched a new menu that echoes the exquisite lightness and colour of summer. The re-imagined menu is a delightful fusion of textures and seasonal flavours providing a decidedly decadent feel which is perfect for both casual and formal meetings. “Our new menu...

Ring in the New Year at Sun City

Celebrate beginnings and endings with no less than six parties unfolding across Sun City Resort this New Year’s Eve. Whether you choose to kick-up the sand till dawn with a beach party; dance into the New Year at a foot-stomping DJs bash; or enjoy an opulent dinner dance at The Palace. On the beach at the Valley of Waves, DJ Jazzy D and resort...

Q&A with Trevor Wolverson

Trevor Wolverson, food and beverage manager for Silverstar Casino, has a passion for producing exceptional gastronomic experiences. This plays out in his leadership of his departmental team of 256 – the largest department at Silverstar – which includes about 50 chefs. He believes strongly in empowering people to achieve their potential and has...

Africa Trade Forum 2018 hosted by Nigeria

The Africa Trade Forum 2018, hosted by Nigeria’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, and co-organised by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), The Rockefeller Foundation, and the African Union Commission (AUC), took place on 2-3 November, 2018 in Lagos. The Forum brought together stakeholders from across the continent,...

Time Square unleashes bumper festive lineup

Time Square celebrates a bumper year of delivering premium entertainment by bringing a super charged lineup of world class shows and experiences to Tshwane this festive season. At the centre of it all is the Sun Arena, which will be an electrifying hive of activity throughout the holidays. From comedy festivals, concerts and a bubble extravaganza...

Bright Future for CTICC

To date, the CTICC has hosted 589 international events in the past 15 years. With the addition of CTICC 2, the combined complex is drawing interest from abroad. “In a consistently competitive marketplace, we have done extremely well to secure more than 64 future international events” said CTICC Chief Executive Officer Julie-May Ellingson. The...

Lilizela Awards for Town Lodge and Road Lodge

The sixth edition of the annual Lilizela Tourism Awards organised by South African Tourism was held in Johannesburg in November. Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom said in his opening address, “It is a real privilege to be here with you to celebrate your successes and achievements. That’s what tonight is all about: recognising and rewarding...