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Congratulations Fortis’ Trainees Class of 2016

In 2016, Capital Hotel School, a leading institution for Hospitality and Professional Cookery entered into a partnership with the Fortis Hotels, training 21 of their trainees and staff in either Professional Cookery and Hospitality Management qualifications. Out of this group, a whopping 19 learners achieved their qualifications cum laude all...

CANSA Shavathon

Tsogo Sun’s commitment to ‘Caring across communities’ comes fully into play for CANSA’s annual Shavathon, which has become an institution in South Africa when citizens demonstrate their empathy for cancer sufferers – at places of work, at shopping malls, and other public places. This year’s campaign saw Tsogo Sun staff from Montecasino will be...

Montecasino’s Night Out for 2 returns – with new restaurants in the bargain

A night out for two is a rare occasion, taking a healthy chunk out of your entertainment wallet, right?  Not for the next 10 weeks as Montecasino brings back its popular ‘Night Out for 2’ promotion – making it possible to treat your loved one to drinks, a movie, a two-course dinner, with parking included, for only R380. What’s more, it’s a chance...

Sponsored membership opportunities for the Event Greening Forum

The Event Greening Forum (EGF) is taking steps to help black-owned SMEs in the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Exhibitions and Events) industry grow and develop. One way we are doing this is by sponsoring the membership fees to the EGF for 10 successful candidates, as follows: 100% subsidy of membership fees in the 1st year (2018)...

Last chance to shave, spray, SUPPORT 2018 CANSA Shavathon at Sandton Sun

Don’t miss your last chance to take part in the 2018 CANSA Shavathon! All four properties which collectively form Tsogo Sun’s Sandton Mile, namely Sandton Sun, InterContinental Johannesburg Sandton Towers, Sandton Convention Centre and Garden Court Sandton City (www.tsogosun.com/destinations/south-africa/johannesburg-surrounds/sandton), will be...

Meetings Africa Opens at Sandton Convention Centre

On Tuesday, 27 February 2018, the 13th edition of Meetings Africa 2018 trade show opened at Sandton Convention Centre. As a world class venue with the ability to host events, exhibitions or conferences of any size, ranging from 10 to 10 000 delegates, Sandton Convention Centre provides high quality service, state-of-the-art technology and dynamic...

Register now for SAACI Congress 2018

It’s that time of the year again and we are gearing up for the SAACI 2018 Congress! SAACI 2018 will be held at Misty Hills in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 29 -31 July 2018. Rudi van der Vyver, chief executive of SAACI said, “We are extremely excited to open registrations for this industry leading event and this year it will be directly...

Meet the EGF’s new committee

The Event Greening Forum (EGF) held its AGM on Monday, 26 February 2018, at the Meetings Africa event pavilion in Exhibition Hall 2 of the Sandton Convention Centre. On the agenda was the election of new committee members for 2018. Aside from the EGF’s founding member associations who each have a reserved seat on the EGF committee, all other...

Confex industry impacts wider business sector

The conference and exhibition industry has an ongoing and significant impact on the greater business and tourism value chain, contributing to growth in a wide variety of sectors, says Shaun Bird, Sandton Convention Centre’s GM. “For every person who participates in an exhibition or conference, as an exhibitor, visitor, or delegate, there are...

Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day Every Day

Random Acts of Kindness Day, which was celebrated on the 17th of February, aims to encourage everyone to adopt a ‘pay it forward’ mentality, responding to kindness shown to them by being kind to others in turn. “At Premier Hotels & Resorts, we fully support the ethos of Random Acts of Kindness Day and believe in paying it forward every day,”...

Exhibiting made easier, and more affordable

Would you like to reduce your annual exhibiting costs? Do you want a stand design that can be adjusted for each exhibition you attend? Do you need an impactful solution for road shows? This is all possible with display specialist Scan Display’s latest product: the Fabric Pop-up System. The Fabric Pop-up System is a portable display system that...