events industry

Introducing the newly formed SA Events Council

The Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO), Exhibition and Event Association of Southern Africa (EXSA), Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI), South African Communications Industry Association (SACIA),...

Mitigating the risks

The potential hazards posed within the events industry may not seem to be much reason for concern at first, but health and safety should be at the forefront of any gathering where a significant number of people are expected. The Global Citizen...

Event work stress: 4 ways to manage it better

Working in the events industry is no joke. Last year US company CareerCast ranked event coordinator as the 5th most stressful job in the world. It came in after military personnel, fire fighter, airline pilot and police officer (in that order)....

How to run an effective Facebook competition

More than a billion people around the world use Facebook, including 13 million South Africans. This makes it an invaluable tool to reach you audience. Of course, everyone else will have the same idea, so you will need to battle through a lot of...