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#Mandela100: Tried-and-tested business networking tips and tricks

It's Mandela Month in SA and social wellness month globally. In giving back, Covve cofounder and CEO Yiannis Gavrielides shares the real reason we find business networking difficult and shares tricks to get better at it, whether you're on the awkward introvert or bubbly extrovert end of the scale...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Port Elizabeth HOMEMAKERS Expo
Port Elizabeth HOMEMAKERS Expo

HOMEMAKERS Expo celebrates the authenticity and beauty of real homes. The 2018 Port Elizabeth HOMEMAKERS Expo will bring a thrilling variety of features and exhibits - sure to tantalise every taste...

Issued by HOMEMAKERS 3 days ago

AfricaCom.
AfricaCom 2018 launches conference, expos

Shaping Africa's digital future - AfricaCom launches free headliner conference tracks with worldclass speaker lineup...

16 Jul 2018

Scan Display halves its exhibition stand costs at Madex 2018
Scan Display halves its exhibition stand costs at Madex 2018

Exhibition and event specialist Scan Display halved the cost of its exhibition stand at Madex 2018, compared to its stand at the same show in 2017. Both stands were the same size (6m x 6m) and had an equally impactful design...

Issued by Scan Display 9 Jul 2018

Design Indaba Emerging Creatives - Open for applications
Design Indaba Emerging Creatives - Open for applications

Applications for the Emerging Creatives Class of 2019 are now open and will close at midnight on 10 September 2018...

2 Jul 2018

UFI recognises Scan Display for best practices in sustainable exhibiting
UFI recognises Scan Display for best practices in sustainable exhibiting

UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has announced the results of its 2017 Sustainable Development Award...

Issued by Scan Display 28 Jun 2018

Decorex Joburg celebrates significant milestone at 2018 show
Decorex Joburg celebrates significant milestone at 2018 show

Decorex Joburg, the flagship Decorex exhibition, is celebrating 25 years of décor excellence with an incredible designer line-up for its 2018 edition...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 22 Jun 2018

Exhibition stands 101
Exhibition stands 101

When it comes to exhibition stands the choices can be endless and the process daunting, here's how to navigate exhibition stand options...

By Adele von Well, Issued by GL events 12 Jun 2018

SA Tourism, FCB Joburg celebrate Africa's Travel Indaba 2018 success
SA Tourism, FCB Joburg celebrate Africa's Travel Indaba 2018 success

SA Tourism's marketing team and marketing partner, FCB Joburg, again proved their mettle at Africa's Travel Indaba 2018, which drew to a close in Durban on 10 May...

Issued by FCB Africa 8 Jun 2018

Going green... and other marketing trends discussed at Madex 2018
Going green... and other marketing trends discussed at Madex 2018

Going green is one of the major trends that marketers are seeing in the retail space, and part of a changing marketing landscape...

Issued by Madex 8 Jun 2018

All you need to know about Stick'n Glide with Marin's Southern Africa at Madex
All you need to know about Stick'n Glide with Marin's Southern Africa at Madex

Marin's Southern Africa is now the exclusive distributor of Stick'n Glide - the display that's taking the market by storm! Be sure to visit the Marin's Southern Africa stand at the Madex exhibition for the grand reveal...

Issued by Marin's Southern Africa 6 Jun 2018

Launch of Intra-African Trade Fair in Cairo, December 2018.
AfCFTA could raise trade by 52%

Preparations for an Intra-African Trade Fair in Cairo in December 2018 are underway...

6 Jun 2018

Madex 2018: Discover why AI is the next big thing
Madex 2018: Discover why AI is the next big thing

Many South African brands still shy away from incorporating growing AI technology into their marketing landscapes. Jarred Trembath, Head of Content & Social Media at MediaCom South Africa, will be explaining why this is a crucial mistake and why AI is the next big thing at Madex...

Issued by MediaCom 5 Jun 2018

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#YouthMonth: How Jigsaw is boldly revolutionising the below-the-line space

Dane Prinsloo, director of marketing and sponsorship at Jigsaw Agency, explains the power of choosing to do the right thing every single day and the importance of building trust with clients so they take the leap with unconventional event experiences...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Jun 2018

Madex 2018 visitors, prepare to be astonished!
Madex 2018 visitors, prepare to be astonished!

Here's a sneak peek on what Madex exhibitors are planning to wow you with this year on 6 and 7 June at Sandton Convention Centre...

Issued by Madex 31 May 2018

Future-proofing events - one eventuality you can expect
Future-proofing events - one eventuality you can expect

While future-proofing can seem quite daunting - how can you foresee new services such as Airbnb and Uber which disrupt whole industries? - there is one increasingly obvious future concern that the events industry (and other industries, too) can acknowledge and start adapting for now...

Issued by Scan Display 31 May 2018

Everlytic to present at Madex 2018
Everlytic to present at Madex 2018

Email marketing remains one of the most reliable and lucrative digital channels generating higher ROIs than instant messaging, social media, or mobile advertising...

Issued by Everlytic 30 May 2018

DISCOP Markets.
More than 500 content producers from Africa heading for DISCOP Johannesburg

More than 500 film, television, digital and video gaming content producers from all over Africa will converge at DISCOP Johannesburg...

23 May 2018

AfricaCom 2017, Cape Town.
AfricaCom 2018 launches the Africa Video Forum

With video content and streaming influencing viewing habits on the African continent, TV Connect Africa has evolved into the Africa Video Forum stream...

14 May 2018

Even more in store (for you) at at this year's Madex exhibition
Even more in store (for you) at at this year's Madex exhibition

Conceptualised and created for all in marketing - from digital and social media to advertising, PR and everything in between - Madex 2018 will take place on 6 and 7 June this year at Sandton Convention Centre...

Issued by Madex 10 May 2018

Crossing borders in Africa with events
Crossing borders in Africa with events

Organising events in other countries poses challenges in innumerable forms and can develop into situations which often require diplomacy and tact...

By Glenn van Eck 10 May 2018

The big issues facing SA's small business
The big issues facing SA's small business

Carol Weaving, MD of Reed Exhibitions, says building social capital and business capacity is the primary function of the Small Business Expo...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 26 Apr 2018

Design Indaba 2018: A copywriter's expert opinion
Design Indaba 2018: A copywriter's expert opinion

No, I'm not a designer, but I am a human being. And Design Indaba 2018 spoke to me like one...

By Jeff Harvey 25 Apr 2018

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#WTMA18: First day highlights from meetings, networking and events

Travel trade show World Travel Market Africa 2018 opened its doors at the CTICC in Cape Town on 18 April 2018 - welcoming a host of travel professionals eager to meet, network and consolidate business...

19 Apr 2018

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Why and how to add ephemeral content to your marketing strategy

Temporary content and impermanence is the name of the game when it comes to social media for consumers in 2018. Here's why you're missing out if Snapchat, Periscope, Facebook Live and Instagram Stories aren't part of your brand's marketing strategy...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Apr 2018

#Newsmaker: Daniel Moleka to showcase 'Immortal' collection at first Cannes' Fashion Street Show
#Newsmaker: Daniel Moleka to showcase 'Immortal' collection at first Cannes' Fashion Street Show

SA's own Daniel Moleka has been invited to showcase his 'Immortal' collection at the inaugural Fashion Street Show at the Cannes Film Festival...

By Jessica Tennant 10 Apr 2018

Scan Display Cape Town's new water-wise plant nursery
Scan Display Cape Town's new water-wise plant nursery

Sustainability is a journey, and one that exhibition and event display specialist Scan Display has embraced...

Issued by Scan Display 4 Apr 2018

Do you have what it takes to be a growth hacker?
Do you have what it takes to be a growth hacker?

"Growth hacking" is "a process of rapid experimentation across marketing channels, product development, sales segments, and other areas of the business to identify the most efficient ways to grow a business" (thanks for this definition Wikipedia)...

By Natasha Heiberg, Issued by Madex 27 Mar 2018

25 years with Johannesburg Homemakers Expo
25 years with Johannesburg Homemakers Expo

This year marked a 25-year partnership between GL events South Africa and the Johannesburg Homemakers Expo...

By Adele von Well, Issued by GL events 26 Mar 2018

How to remain relevant in the Facebook age of meaningful social interactions
How to remain relevant in the Facebook age of meaningful social interactions

With Facebook announcing that it is pushing brand and publisher content out of news feeds, how can businesses, especially small and medium enterprises in South Africa, remain relevant?..

Issued by Madex 9 Mar 2018

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