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New Sandton venue opens – The Galleria

Corporates looking for the perfect upmarket venue near the Sandton CBD finally have a new option to consider: The Galleria officially opens its’ door this week and promises to be a classy and stylish canvas for corporate events both large and small. Developed by the successful team behind iconic event venue Scarlet Ribbon… The Galleria hopes to...

6 audio visual tips to create a powerful event

When you’re preparing an audio visual budget for your event, there’s a lot more to think about than simply how much money to allocate for themes, lights, sound and vision. To ensure you’re getting the most value for money from your event’s AV design, a solid knowledge of the capabilities of both technology and your audio visual company are...

Global awards for chief convention bureau officer at SANCB

South Africa’s efforts of promoting the country as a premier business events destination are certainly not going unnoticed with the head of the South Africa National Convention Bureau receiving yet another nod of approval by the international business events industry. Amanda Kotze-Nhlapo, Chief Convention Bureau Officer at the South Africa...

Marriott International completes Starwood worldwide acquisition

Marriott International, Inc.has completed its acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., creating the world’s largest and best hotel company. Marriott now offers the most comprehensive portfolio of brands including leading lifestyle brands, a significant global footprint, and leadership in the luxury and select-service tiers as...

Empowering South Africa’s women must be priority

The first Black woman to sit on the board of directors at Protea Hotels by Marriott®, Dorcas Dlamini has risen to the top of the hospitality industry with seeming effortlessness. But hers is actually a story of what raw talent and ambition can achieve, given the right circumstances. At only 32, Dlamini is the Director of Sales for a...

Tsogo Sun’s SunSquare Monte adds flair to the square

SunSquare Montecasino, the trendy, sought after hotel overlooking the award-winning Montecasino complex in Fourways, is the latest Tsogo Sun hotel to modernise its guest offering. At an approximate cost of R16 million, guests will enjoy even more comfort and convenience. Easily accessible from both O.R. Tambo and Lanseria airports, the SunSquare...

How do event planners choose a venue?

Choosing a venue is one of the most delicate decisions that event professionals face. A research found what influences that decision. Technology One of the strongest focus of technology providers over the past three years revolved around facilitating this exchange. Venue search engines popped up all over the show. Websites where event planners...

Sandton Convention Centre welcomes CITES COP17

With the the 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP17) to the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) which began in Johannesburg on Saturday, Tsogo Sun’s Sandton Convention Centre (SCC) is prepared to welcome approximately 2 000 delegates from 180 countries, as well as non-governmental...

Why table top conferences are so lucrative

Table top events proven to deliver great success in all industries looking to conduct successful business deals and meetings, while networking with industry giants.  Suppliers are guaranteed business and your company has the benefit of meeting with top quality buyers in the industry. Table tops conferences simply consist of a table with two...

Premier Hotel Sani Pass debuts new look in February

A treasure trove of exciting new offerings awaits guests when Premier Hotel Sani Pass, situated in the foothills of the Drakensberg, reopens its doors on the 1st of February 2017. Following a nine-month, R 75 million refurbishment that began in April, visitors to the hotel in Kwazulu-Natal will have access to top-notch activities and upgrades to...