2013

A successful IFES 2013 Conference

Cape Town does exhibition and event industry proud in hosting international conference: From 27 to 29 June 2013 the International Federation of Exhibition and Event Suppliers (IFES) hosted the IFES World Summit 2013, the Association’s annual...

Your Indispensable Travel Tool

Smartphones and tablets have changed the way we live our lives, becoming integrated into our social lives to connect us to family and friends. They too have increasingly become the tools that make us more productive at work, driving a mobile...

Lightning fast

The latest standard and fifth generation in WiFi protocols, the 802.11ac promises to deliver speeds on wireless LAN sites of up to three times faster than the previous 802.11n standard, finally making true high-definition video streaming at 500...

Rocking Rwanda

The Protea Hospitality Group has signed a deal that will see Africa’s largest hotel group moving into its 10th African country, the beautiful equatorial Republic of Rwanda, famous for its Mountain Gorillas. A 25-room hotel in the upmarket suburb of...

A star studded line up

The well known Unique Speaker Bureau (USB) will once again host their highly successful Speaker’s Pavilion at Markex Gauteng 2013. The programme is just fabulous with an all star cast to match. Make sure you attend one of the talks, or two,...

Cool kid on the block

South Africa’s future decision-makers, movers and shakers have had their say and for the third year in a row, Protea Hotels has been named the coolest hotel group in the Sunday Times Generation Next 2013 Brand Survey awards. It is also the Hotel...

Bringing the heat

Major changes, brand new attractions and larger-than-life enhancements will be the order of the day at this year’s Markex Gauteng 2013. Set to hit Jozi during one of the coldest periods in the city, Markex is preparing to turn up the heat for the...

Tech lovers; this one’s for you!

The Durban ICC was transformed into a hive of technological activity last week as Africa’s largest technology showcase descended on the city. Microsoft’s iconic TechEd Africa event drew over 2,000 developers and IT professionals to the centre to...

It’s SCC’s year

Sandton Convention Centre has a powerful line-up of events in its 2013 programme that will build on its growing reputation as Southern Africas leading convention centre.As a dedicated venue for hosting world class events of any size and stature,...

Business tourism…not too shabby

There’s a light at the end of the tunnel it seems. A tough year for most, 2012 wasn’t all that hard to say goodbye to for many people. It’s a new year, a clean slate and 2013 brings with it many exciting opportunities, especially...

Inaugural DistribuTECH Africa

Following on from the success of DistribuTECH in North America and Brasil which in total attracted over 10,000 visitors, 500 exhibiting companies and 200 speakers, DistribuTECH Africa 2013 conference and exhibition is set to become the most...