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Pippa Naude

Pippa Naude

I'm a journalist with close to ten years experience working in the South African events industry. It was a bit of an accident that I found myself here, but I'd say a happy one, as no one has asked me to leave just yet.

DURBAN ICC SCOOPS VISION 2030 AWARD

The Durban ICC was honoured as the winner of the Industrial Policy Action Plan Award at the inaugural Vision 2030 Awards. The winners were announced on the 22 June at the highly anticipated awards ceremony held at Birchwood Hotel, Johannesburg. The...

Exhibiting with VR & AR: what we learned

Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are sophisticated technologies that have the potential to change the way we do many things, especially in the field of marketing. This is because of their ability to – as their names imply – alter our...

Gearhouse South Africa chooses Avid

South African based, Technical supplier to live events, Gearhouse South Africa recently purchased 2 Avid VENUE S6L-32D systems to add to their existing AVID Audio inventory in their Johannesburg operation. “Gearhouse South Africa bought Avid...

Seychelles Tourism coming to a city near you

Seychelles, voted the Top island in Arica & Middle East in the Travel + Leisure 2016 World’s Best Awards. JOHANNESBURG – JUNE 2017: The Seychelles Tourism Board and Air Seychelles will in July host this year’s MICE and Leisure Roadshow in...

Selecting a Sustainable Conferencing Toolkit

There’s a surge in international travellers looking for sustainable hotels, conference centres, tour experiences and wedding options, tracking down accommodation that has the highest green credentials. Business travellers are also increasingly...

5 advantages to hiring young people

16 June was Youth Day; so it’s the perfect time to consider how hiring young people – including those who have no work experience or formal skills – can benefit your events company: Short term solutions Lots of bright young students are eager for...