World Press Exhibition, Docufest Africa in KZN

The World Press Photo Exhibition 2017 recently touched down in Durban in preparation for the Hilton Arts Festival, which is to take place from 15-17 September 2017. It is the first time in almost 20 years that the exhibition has made an appearance in KwaZulu-Natal. DocuFest Africa is to...

12 Sep 2017

Best Venue Award for Sandton Convention Centre

The Sandton Convention Centre has been announced as 'Best Venue' EXSA-llence award winner in the annual Exhibition Industry Awards, which took place on 26 January at the Ticketpro Dome, Johannesburg. With an ‘Out of Africa' theme, the awards ceremony saw guests arrive in traditional attire, safari...

21 Feb 2017

3D Shell exhibits EziXpo

3D Shell, part of the 3D Group, demonstrated its web-driven exhibitor and services management system, EziXpo at the first Exhibitions of Exhibitions that took place at the Blue Wing Conference and Events Venue at the TicketPro Dome in Johannesburg. Organised by the Association of African...

27 Oct 2016

Exhibition Management Services acquired by dmg events

dmg events, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Daily Mail & General Trust, an international portfolio of digital, information, media and events businesses, has acquired Exhibition Management Services (EMS), an established Pan African exhibition organiser. EMS adds five shows to its existing...

23 Mar 2016

Winning Loeries campaigns on show

The most creative campaigns of 2015 in advertising, design, architecture, video, communication and much more are currently on show. Aimed at anyone interested in creativity and innovation in brand communication, the Loeries exhibition will travel to Pretoria, Stellenbosch, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth...

17 Mar 2016

SA Creatives to host The Rooftop Exhibit

On 27 February 2016, SA Creatives will host a unique group art exhibition. In order to capture the youth, the exhibition will challenge the traditional way that art is exhibited.

16 Feb 2016

AAXO, SAACI form strategic partnership

The Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) and the Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI) have entered into a strategic partnership that will result in a greater number of benefits for members of both organisations. SAACI represents various industry sectors...

15 Oct 2015

Markex offers more marketing zing

The 2015 Markex show, taking place from 9-11 June 2015 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, offers 200 exhibitors to its marketing, promotions and event production audience of over 10,000. "Whether you're in stand design, décor, printing, digital media or corporate gifts, a...

9 Dec 2014

Zapiro Democrazy Exhibition

Selected from his most recent book, Democrazy (published by Jacana), Zapiro (aka Jonathan Shapiro) will exhibit 40 of his graphics at the AVA Gallery in Cape Town from 29 September 2014. The exhibition describes - with fearless determination and precise clarity - a South Africa that, he writes, "was...

3 Sep 2014

Vega next stop for Loerie Awards Travelling Exhibition

The next stop for the free Loerie Awards Travelling Exhibition is the Vega school of brand leadership in Johannesburg from 14-17 April 2014. It will display innovative campaigns for winning brands and businesses across an array of disciplines, which include brand identity, architecture & interior...

20 Mar 2014

The first Loeries Africa Roadshow kicks off in March
The first Loeries Africa Roadshow kicks off in March

For the first time, the Loeries will be hosting a series of events in key cities across the continent: Harare, Dar Es Salaam, Lagos, Nairobi and Accra. The programme will include excerpts from the Loeries Seminar, winning work from the region, as well as key information on entering the Loeries...

11 Mar 2014

Creative experiment #1: A great logo takes time

Twelve designers took up the challenge at Actuate, local award winning internal marketing and communications agency, when they hosted a Logo Jam in July. An invitation was sent out to would-be clients who, for R10*, got to brief in a logo and return one hour later to view the final...

12 Sep 2013

Logo Jam at Actuate this weekend

Actuate will be hosting a Logo Jam on Saturday 27 July between 08h30 and 12h00 at the Actuate Offices,106, Parktown Quarter, Parktown North. Enjoy an hour long session with a top graphic designer who will create a bespoke logo for you, your company, your small business, your neighbour, your cat...a...

23 Jul 2013

Race of Champions back in August

The Race of Champions, a two-day handicap air race will take place at the Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi Airport in KwaZulu-Natal from 9-11 August 2013. The 2011 Race of Champions winner, Rudi Marx from Gauteng, has booked his place in the upcoming air race event to defend his title. Pilots may...

4 Jul 2013

Enter dumb ways to braai, add to brand ditty

Boomtown's Tim Jones, Jedd McNeilage and Gary Welch have created 'Dumb Ways to Braai', a competition to raise brand awareness for Marina Sea Salt. As a spoof of the popular 'Dumb Ways to Die', it wishes to find South Africa's dumbest ways to braai stories. The competition runs until 31 July, with...

28 Jun 2013

Bizcommunity features on SABC1's Media Career Guide Show
Bizcommunity features on SABC1's Media Career Guide Show

Be sure to catch's editor-at-large, Simone Puterman, on the repeat show of SABC1's Media Career Guide Show tonight, Monday, 11 February 2013, from 11pm-11.30pm. She will provide insightful career guidance for the marketing, advertising, media and retail industries. The show is...

11 Feb 2013

Baba Indaba opens in Cape Town this week

The SABC Education Baba Indaba opens this week at the Cape Town International Conference Centre on Friday 3 August 12 until Sunday 5 August from 9.30am to 5pm. The show opens in Nasrec Exhibition Centre, Soweto from 24-26 August and from 26-28 October at the Sandton Convention Centre. For more, go...

31 Jul 2012

Correction: ADC awards, Chelsea Flower show sponsorship regrets any confusion caused by these errors: There was only one South African Bronze ADC Cube winner: Dream Real had been used by ADC as a test case when compiling an early version of the winners' spreadsheet and should have been deleted by ADC before the spreadsheet was finalised....

19 Apr 2012

Grand Design Live back in May

In its third year, Grand Designs Live will be staged at Coca Cola Dome, Johannesburg from 25-27 May 2012. In partnership with DSTV, this interactive, contemporary home show will have over 300 exhibitors across seven different sections, covering interiors, gardens, kitchens, bathrooms, home...

12 Mar 2012

Adams & Adams protecting intellectual capital at Design Indaba Expo

At the recent Design Indaba, staff of Adams & Adams (@Cr8veDesignLaw), the first official attorneys of the Indaba, explained the forms of intellectual property to the exhibitors and provided advice on the protection and enforcement of their rights. According to Nishan Singh (@nishansingh), a partner...

9 Mar 2012

New wood exhibition, conference

The inaugural WoodEX for Africa Exhibition & Conference will take place at Gallagher Convention Centre, 22-24 March 2012, with international exhibitors and speakers, as well as 'Die Nutsman', Riaan Garforth-Venter, a DIY guru and TV personality. The show's partnership with the European Federation of...

15 Feb 2012

Still time to book EXSA conference
Still time to book EXSA conference

The 2012 EXSA Conference takes place from 6-7 February 2012 at the Fairways Hotel, Randpark Ridge, Johannesburg. Amongst its speakers are Hans Bruder, MD of Octanorm, Germany who will discuss the latest trends and stand designs in Europe and Kris Willand, MD of ESG, Melbourne, Australia on...

25 Jan 2012

Media accreditation open for Design Indaba
Media accreditation open for Design Indaba

Media interested in applying for accreditation for the 2012 Design Indaba Conference (29 February - 2 March) are advised to familiarise themselves with the guidelines on the website, before applying. The organisers state that, due to the high demand for tickets to the conference, there are only 20...

23 Nov 2011

Loeries Exhibition ends off in Namibia

Windhoek is the last port of call for the yearlong Loeries Travelling Exhibition, sponsored by Adobe, when DV8 Saatchi & Saatchi host it at the 99FM Playhouse Theatre, 9-11 November 2011. The official opening and the interactive workshop will take place in the 99FM Playhouse Theatre on 9 November,...

24 Oct 2011

[Biz Takeouts] A note on this month's shows
[Biz Takeouts] A note on this month's shows

In case you're wondering what's been happening with the Bizcommunity/Chai FM Media & Marketing radio show this month of October 2011, since Chai FM is a Jewish community radio station and this is the month of various Jewish high holy days (Rosh Hashanah/New Year, Yom Kippur/Day of Atonement and...

5 Oct 2011

Cape Town, Western Cape Convention Bureau pass BestCities external audit

Following the external audit of service standards, a requirement for certification as a member of the BestCities Global Alliance, the Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau has once again received the international hallmark of excellence, following the annual BestCities external audit. The...

21 Sep 2011

Greenside Design Center to host Loeries Traveling Expo

The Adobe-sponsored Loeries Travelling Exhibition will be at Greenside Design Center, Johannesburg, 12-16 September 2011. Says Grant O'Connor, regional manager at Adobe Systems Sub-Saharan Africa, "The Loeries Travelling Exhibition affords the opportunity to interact with the creative community and...

1 Sep 2011

Loeries Travelling Exhibition off to North West
Loeries Travelling Exhibition off to North West

The Loeries Travelling Exhibition sponsored by Adobe will visit North-West University, 25 August -2 September 2011, for its fifth consecutive year and will be hosted by the Potchefstroom Campus' Graphic Design Subject group. The exclusive exhibition will display work across all areas of brand...

15 Aug 2011

Loeries Travelling Exhibition comes home to CT

The Loeries Travelling Exhibition, sponsored by Adobe, arrives back in Cape Town and goes on show at the Concept Interactive School of Communication Design, 19-22 July 2011. "It has been a great experience being part of the Loeries and hosting its exhibition and the Adobe workshop," says Concept...

12 Jul 2011

Photo exhibition to raise funds for charity
Photo exhibition to raise funds for charity

A one-day exhibition and auction, 100 000 Photos For Hope, will be held at Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, on 16 July 2011 from 9am to raise funds for South African Bone Marrow Registry. The Sunflower Fund developed the campaign/event, which has seen photographers and photo enthusiasts from across the...

5 Jul 2011

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