Close

Event News

Congratulations to the EuroShop 2020 Awards Winners!

The EXHIBITOR Magazine EuroShop Awards Ceremony took place on Wednesday 19 February, the final day of EuroShop 2020, in Dusseldorf, Germany, where the most beautiful stands of the world’s leading retail trade fair were recognised with awards or honorable mentions across six categories. The Awards are the fair’s official stand design awards,...

Tourism New Zealand gives AIME hosted buyers a warm and sustainable welcome

Tourism New Zealand has undertaken to plant an indigenous tree for each of the 140 guests attending its Asia Pacific Incentives Meetings Event (AIME) Hosted Buyer Breakfast. Trees that Count, a conservation charity, will plant the trees across New Zealand on their behalf. This is part of the charity’s ultimate goal to plant 200 million trees in...

SA’s chef squad to compete in the Culinary Olympics 2020

The South African Culinary Olympic team (Team SA) will be competing at the 25th IKA Culinary Olympics in Stuttgart, Germany, from 14 to 19 February. Several years’ worth of training culminated in a special send off for the team, sporting their Springbok blazers in green and gold, at the City Lodge Hotel OR Tambo International Airport on 08...

Africa’s first fertility show promises to be a place of support

Fertility Show Africa (FSA) is the continent’s first show dedicated to fertility, and promises to be a place of support for this currently on their own fertility journey. For example, the show will feature an IVF Babble Support Zone, where visitors can pose their questions to a range of fertility experts and specialists, including: Adele...

Win Big at Rand Show 2020, with #JacarandaClashofKitchens

If you are passionate about food, it’s time to grab your apron and enter the Jacaranda Clash of Kitchens at Rand Show 2020. This reality cooking competition will see 125 teams, each made up of two talented people, compete live for the glory or winning – as well as R150 000 in cash and prizes. The entrants will battle it out over six intense days...

HOMEMAKERS Expo 2020 plans exciting Joburg instalment

Under its 2020 theme of InHabit, attendees of the Johannesburg HOMEMAKERS Expo can look forward to an exciting instalment of this year’s show. The InHabit theme selected for this year’s HOMEMAKERS Expo will place a strong emphasis on improving the way people live in their homes by connecting with their environment. “It’s an opportunity to do more...

Fast Company SA launches Most Innovative Companies Awards

This year, Fast Company South Africa, an innovation, business and technology magazine, will bring its Most Innovative Companies (MIC) issue to life with an awards gala, conference and exhibition. The inaugural 2020 innovation awards will highlight South Africa’s top 25 most innovative organisations, while the objective of the conference and...

Meetings Africa turns 15

Meetings Africa, described as the continent’s premier business events trade show, returns to the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg on the 25 and 26 February 2020 – for the 15th time. The show, which is owned by South African Tourism, plays a critical role in bringing together the African business tourism industry and decision-makers, to...

AI Expo Africa’s rapid success

AI Expo Africa, the continent’s largest B2B trade event focused on Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions and innovations for business leaders, will take place at the Century City Conference Centre in Cape Town on the 3rd and 4th of September 2020. The event has experienced phenomenal growth despite only launching in 2018. For example, AI Expo...

ICCA invites associations to join its community

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) recently launched the ICCA Association Community, to help foster relationships between associations and its members in order to advance international association meetings on a global scale. James Rees, ICCA President, says, “ICCA is the global community and knowledge hub for the...

Spier Wine Farm is coming to Gauteng!

Now Gautengers can enjoy a taste of the Spier farm life without having to travel far; Casalinga in Muldersdrift will host a Spier pop up on Saturday, 29 February 2020. Guests will be able to taste Spier’s acclaimed wines and farm-fresh food, while seasonal produce, pantry essentials (such as jam and preserves) and Farmer Angus’ pasture-reared...

CTICC launches exclusive rooftop venue

Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) has unveiled its exclusive rooftop venue that is bound to excite event planners and organisers. Aptly named the Mountain View Terrace, CTICC 2’s rooftop location played host to more than 200 guests at its official Summer to Cape Town launch party. Guests were treated to DJ Switch on the decks and...