events industry

Boom times for outside MICE caterers

An estimated 30% increase in Gauteng year-end functions went to outside catering services in the final quarter of 2016.  According to Helen Brewer of The MICE Academy, corporate entities who decided to have a variety of gatherings with catering did...

Relaxed, Refreshed & Renewed?

With the year-end recess a distant memory – pundits are predicting a rocky 2017. Not that 2016 could be regarded as a whole lot of fun.  Yet taking stock of some interesting MICE developments in the latter half of 2016 – it may be worthy for...

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...

Passionate teams make the world go round

Miss Meet pays tribute to all the people involved in making the events industry successful. Walt Disney once said, “Whatever we accomplish belongs to our entire group, a tribute to our combined effort.” This quote resonates with me as an event...

An event crucial to the events industry

Having been described as an even that will permanently alter your perspective on the events industry, the annual Event Industry Summit (EIS) is set to take place on 1 October 2015 at Hackle Brooke Conference Centre. EIS aims to unite event industry...

In the Hot Seat: Ricky da Costa

Meetings SA chats to Tshwane Events Centre marketing and facilities manager Ricky da Costa about event industry challenges, some big transformations and the exciting year ahead. Tshwane’s premier and most versatile venue, the Tshwane Events Centre,...