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Photo and film expo – not to be missed

Finally!! You’ve been waiting for this event all year.  This weekend photographers from all over the country will gather at the Ticketpro Dome for the largest photographic event in Africa. Learn from the best at our free photographic talks, do some Christmas Shopping with the amazing show specials exhibitors will have on offer, compare...

Venue selection made easy

Choosing the best event venue is critical to your event’s overall success. While venue planning and sourcing can take time, it doesn’t have to be totally overwhelming. For many, professional event planners and amateurs alike, it can actually be a fun challenge. Assuming that you already know the type of event you are planning and also...

What to ask your new event clients

How do you make sure that you select the right clients to work with? Yes, we all want the gig, but you need to be as selective of your clients as they are when selecting an event planner. A few key things to make sure you ask your prospective client: What is the date and location for the event? Probably the most basic question to make sure you...

Hotel and event industry vacancies

Are you looking for a new position in the industry? Stress no more – Travel People have you covered with a variety of opening available around South Africa. From hotel and lodge managers, to concierge, chefs and service staff positions, and more. Visit their website here for more info

Levi’s® Pioneer Nation

The Sci-Bono Centre once again plays hosts to yet another great exhibition. A revolutionary 2-day festival to inspire, connect and empower a new generation of passionate, productive, sustainable entrepreneurs. 40 diverse young entrepreneurs share their stories on 2 stages, 8 business building workshops, speed-mentoring, sofa sessions,...

Hosted buyer applications open for ibtm arabia 2017

Hosted Buyer applications have opened for ibtm arabia 2017. The event, part of leading global exhibition organiser, ibtm events’ portfolio, will take place in Abu Dhabi, UAE, from 7 – 9 February. ibtm arabia is the number one event for the Middle East’s MICE industry, providing Hosted Buyers with a personalised schedule of one-to-one meetings...

Top tips for booking corporate event entertainment

Hiring entertainment for a corporate event is always an important responsibility, your entertainment can make, or break your event – so keep these tips in mind when searching for your perfect entertainer. Tip 10 – Plan early Popular corporate entertainers book up pretty quickly. You can avoid disappointment by looking for the perfect...

Annie musical at Montecasino

Montecasino is a stalwart at hosting events and special occasions, and The Teatro is no exception. It is currently over run with cute orphans and local talent performing in the smash hit musical, Annie. This cracking new production of Annie, the world & favourite family musical, stars Charon Williams Ros (Mrs Lovett in Sweeney Todd) as the...

Wine on the river in Robertson

Robertson Wine Valley proudly presents its most beautiful festival, Wine on the River. This picturesque festival takes place on the riverside farm, Goudmyn from 14 – 16 October 2016 and gives consumers the opportunity to taste more than 250 wines from 30 wineries. This idyllic, open-air spring festival offers tastings of wines from the regions of...

Mutual & Federal greens its exhibition stand

3D Design, a member of the 3D group of turnkey exhibition and events solutions providers, assisted Mutual & Federal add a ‘green’ element to its exhibition stand at the 43rd Annual FIA/IISA/SAIA Insurance Conference held at Sun City recently. After researching the possibilities, 3D’s stand designers incorporated brick-bottles from the...

Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge upgrade completed

Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge have just completed a fabulous upgrade of their main deck areas. In an effort to remain ahead of the pack, this popular lodge set deep within a private concession in the Kruger National Park have spent the past couple of weeks extending the teak decking to create additional space and private dining and lounging nodes for...

SCC reflects on the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz Festival

In mid-September, Sandton Convention Centre (SCC) became the hub of authentic jazz. Stages located in four of SCC’s large, prestigious venues hosted over 20 celebrated jazz musicians from across the globe, while enthralled fans of the genre got into the groove at the 19th annual Standard Bank Joy of Jazz festival. Many of the venues at Sandton...