SACIA

#LightSAred is a warning siren for live events

Since public gatherings were prohibited in mid-March, the technical production and live events industry has ground to a complete standstill. For many businesses this means 100% loss of income for the past five months – and likely for the rest of...

Who is going to #FeedOurCrew?

Many of the men and women delivering technical production services at live events, be it conferences or music festivals, are freelancers. Like everyone in the events sector, they lost their livelihoods in March and its probable they will only be...

Back to work guidelines for the events industry

Over the last month, the Southern African Communications Industries Association’s (SACIA) Event Safety Council has been working with colleagues in the South African Events Council to develop back-to-work guidelines for the events industry in...

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),...

Location, Location… Location(PART 2)

All the planning and brilliant service provision in the world cannot, and will not, guarantee a successful exhibition without one very key element: the venue. The venue of an exhibition is critical and is as important to the exhibitor as their...