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Lumi’s audience engagement workshop

If you’re keen to stay ahead of event tech trends in audience response and event apps in 2016, then join us at our Audience Engagement Workshops in Sandton. Creating interactive content to engage your audience and collecting more meaningful data is simple, and we’ll show you how. Register for either workshop to: • Learn about the use...

CTICC embraces Global Exhibitions Day

The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) is delighted to announce its participation in the inaugural Global Exhibitions Day (GED) which took place on Wednesday 8 June 2016. GED will bring together the global exhibitions and trade fair industries to raise awareness around the valuable contribution the industry makes to the economy, as...

Event ideas and special solutions confex

The Event ideas/Special solutions 2016 annual conference and exhibition will be held on 6th – 8th July 2016 at The Ballroom, Montecasino. The event is a one of a kind and is organised by Fabulous Weddings and Events, which has been operational for over 20 years. The Event ideas/Special solutions confex will be the most prestigious and...

Roger Simons to speak at EGF 2016

Delegates at the fourth Event Greening Forum (EGF) Conference will be addressed by events sustainability experts on this year’s theme “Go Green, it’s good for business”. The conference will take place at Hackle Brooke Conference Centre, Johannesburg on 21 July 2016. The EGF is delighted that Roger Simons, Regional Sustainability Director at MCI...

Selecting your event caterer

Finding the perfect caterer is an essential part of any large scale event. Weddings, corporate events, parties and family gatherings are all times when the services of a caterer might be needed. Unfortunately, there is no standardized grading system for caterers and anybody can start their own catering business. Here’s how to choose a good...

Room layouts explained

Layout a room with our cool guide to the different kinds of conference room layouts and styles in which conference tables an be arranged to best maximise your event, and your venue. Theater or Cinema Style Seats or chairs in rows facing a stage area, head table, or speaker (with no conference tables) Used for: This is the most efficient set-up...

Oyster, wine and food festival at Monte

The 11th Oyster, Wine & Food Festival will be taking place on Friday, 10 June 2016, 15:00 – 21:00, Saturday, 11 June 2016, 11:00 – 20:00 and Sunday, 12 June 2016, 11:00 – 18:00 in The Outdoor Area, Montecasino, Gauteng’s premier entertainment destination ! This, an established firm favourite event crowned as Gauteng’s...

30th SAACI congress – with knowledge it’s possible

SAACI, the Southern African Association for the Conference Industry is the recognised umbrella body of the business events industry. SAACI 2016 returns to the province where the idea of SAACI was born in 1985. Mangaung, is the official host city for this prestigious congress. Adriaan Liebetrau, chief executive officer of SAACI, said: “Mangaung is...

Hottest marketing trends & topics at Markex 2016

One of the biggest draw cards for visitors to last year’s Markex show was the focus on content and information sharing, brought to attendees via the event’s then newly introduced free seminar theatre – where attendees were invited to listen to some of the industry’s foremost experts discuss the latest in sector trends. “We’re happy to announce...

Global exhibitions day to raise awareness

The first ever Global Exhibitions Day will take place on 8 June 2016. It will bring together the global exhibition industry to raise awareness about the value of exhibitions, celebrate the professionals working in the industry and make a new generation of leaders aware of the opportunities the exhibition industry has to offer. Launched by UFI,...

AAXO exhibition industry sleep out set for June

On the eve of Global Exhibitions day, AAXO will be hosting an exciting Sleep Out set to gather all the greatest and most dynamic players in the exhibition industry. Hailed as an industry first, the Sleep Out, which is scheduled for 7 June from 19h00 to 8 June at 08h00, will be an opportunity for all exhibition industry staff to spend the night...

Dr. Demartini talks on 5 secrets to success

Join Dr. John Demartini, the worlds leading authority on human behaviour and personal development for an evening talk on the 5 Secrets to Great Success. Dr. Demartini has been hosting events in South Africa for over 10 years now, and his talks are not only informative and engaging, but a great introduction to the work that he is renowned for...