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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...

The Oyster King – a royal occasion

  The Oyster King is a great addition to any event. And now meet – The Ice Lolly Queen: The most refreshing Queen for your event! The Ice Lolly Queen will present you with the most spiced up ice lollies you have ever tasted. The combination of the interesting flavours and high quality ingredients, provided to us by Las Paletas, are...

Event venue selection

Event venues are locations where events take place, the definition of an event venue can be as endless as the stars in the solar system; so when you are selecting the perfect venue for that an event, the solar system is the limit. An event venue is, in basic terms, the location where an event is hosted. Some venues may be more well known than...

Promotional products: is local really lekker?

Endless events of one sort or another are doing the rounds and at most of these gatherings one receives a different type of satchel with loads of packed goodies ranging from printed tee-shirts, hot & cold beakers, badges, battery chargers, notepads and pens to name just some of the promo items that come to mind. All are promoting one brand or...

15 insane facts about promotional products

This article courtesy of the team at Specialised Exhibitions (Pty) Ltd. The power of the promotional product can sometimes be underestimated. However, many marketing teams will attest to the wide reach and long-lasting impact that promotional products can have. Utilizing them as a part of your marketing strategy can be key in connecting with...

How to choose the right catering company

Choosing a catering company can be a difficult decision, as you need to accommodate a variety of dietary requirements and still make sure that the food is both delicious and presentable. Catering is probably the single most important aspect of your event. People will forget how great the entertainment was if they don’t like their food or if it is...

Your dream wedding venue – part 2

A carry on from last weeks Find Your Dream Wedding Venue – keep these ideas in mind when searching for, and selecting your venue. What will your guests see when they walk into the room? Whether it’s a breath taking city skyline, a stunning view of rolling mountains or crashing waves, exceptional locations with a view are always a...

3D Cape completes fast, complex build up

3D Cape rose to the challenge of a complex build and fast turnaround time to contribute to the success of World Travel Market Africa (WTM Africa), which took place over three days in the Mother City recently. Organised by Thebe Reed Exhibitions, WTM Africa provides a platform to launch new products, increase brand exposure, debate industry issues...

Selecting your audio-visual equipment supplier

If you are in the space to need to rent audio-visual (AV) equipment, it probably means that you’re involved in a big event, and it also probably means that many other people and clients are counting on you to ensure that the event runs smoothly and seamlessly. Selecting the incorrect AV equipment or worse,failing to set it up correctly or on...

IBTM 2016 set to host global buyers

IBTM AMERICA 2016 SET TO PROVIDE VALUABLE BUSINESS CONNECTIONS WITH IMPRESSIVE LINE-UP OF GLOBAL HOSTED BUYERS 81% of Hosted Buyers looking to place business internationally ibtm america 2016 (www.ibtmamerica.com), taking place from June 15-17 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee, has confirmed an...