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Pippa Naude

Pippa Naude

Pippa Naude is the digital editor of The Planner Guru. She stumbled into the South African business events scene just over a decade ago, where she has since gained a wealth of industry experience and insights in roles such as marketing manager for an event supplier and for an NPO, production coordinator for a consumer magazine published by an exhibition organizer, and as a freelance journalist.

Pippa has a BA degree from Rhodes University, majoring in journalism and media studies, psychology and philosophy.

Africa Travel Week virtual event - person engaging online

Africa Travel Week report back success

Africa Travel Week (ATW), which incorporates both World Travel Market Africa (WTM Africa) and International Luxury Travel Market Africa (ILTM Africa), ran from 7 to 9 April. For the first time, the event was held as a fully virtual trade show,...

Scan Display’s expanded printing portfolio

The team at Scan Print, Scan Display’s printing division Scan Display has increased its large format print offering to include branding solutions such as custom wallpaper available in seven different textures, vinyl and PVC branding, indoor...
SWOT analysis - Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats

SA’s MICE sector: A SWOT analysis

A SWOT analysis – identifying Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats – can be a simple but powerful tool to help guide business strategies. But it need not only apply to businesses. Here, Mike Lord, MD of Alliance Safety and Interim-Chair...
FAME Week Africa

Announcing a new event: FAME Week Africa

Reed Exhibitions Africa, in partnership with the Host City of Cape Town, has announced a new event: FAME Week Africa. The inaugural event will take place from 13-15 September 2021 as a hybrid event, bringing together creative industry professionals...
African lady participating in a virtual event

Registrations are open for IBTM Africa

IBTM Africa, the leading conference for the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events (MICE) industry in Africa, will be running as part of Africa Travel Week Virtual, from 7-9 April 2021. This year’s conference content is focused on inspiring...