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Putting productions of every shape and size together for over 20 years. Now CEO of TheSquad Creative Events and on a mission! Creating brilliantly planned, well executed and bodacious event experiences. Teamwork, underpinned by strategic planning with passion and expertise. That's what it's all about.
The 7 don'ts of event catering

Event planners and managers from Johannesburg and beyond quake in their Nike's when certain things are suggested in the catering arena. Be it a brand activation, product launch or year-end function, some concepts and food you steer clear of when feeding large groups of hungry people...

By Kelly McGillivray 12 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: 19 Event trends for 2019

Generally speaking event trends for 2019 are on two separate trajectories: mindfulness and technology. The most successful experiences will find ways to merge the two...

By Kelly McGillivray 21 Jan 2019

Five tips to making engaging corporate video

Often the idea of making a corporate video conjures up visions of an enormous budget, hours of pre-production, ever-shifting shooting schedules and numerous changes in the edit suite...

By Kelly McGillivray 25 Sep 2015

Seven ways to win with conference presentations

Planning a kick-ass conference involves scheduling presenters to share their wisdom, brand-knowledge and make key corporate announcements...

By Kelly McGillivray 25 Jun 2015

Leaving a lasting impression

Planning and managing events involves research, management of resources and people; it means working for hours on-end assessing potential risks...

By Kelly McGillivray 7 Oct 2014

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