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8 reasons to plan your event or incentive in Gauteng

A BUSINESS CAPITAL Despite being the smallest province, Gauteng has a population over 10 million and is the economic powerhouse of South Africa. According to Gauteng.net, “Gauteng has the highest population density, highest disposable income and highest contribution to the […]

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The SCC has formed part of Sandtons skyline for the past 13 years

Bring your event to life

Situated in the heart of Johannesburg in Sandton, the economic hub of Southern Africa, is the Sandton Convention Centre (SCC), Tsogo Sun’s premier conferencing venue. Johannesburg is one of the 20 fastest growing cities in the world and Africa’s most […]

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COP 11 Namibia

The small town that could

From tender to table, it took five months to get COP 11 Namibia up and running. Clare Neall, representing the Event Management Company, shares what it takes to put on the biggest event in sub-Saharan Africa for 2013. COP 11, […]

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CSI in the MICE Industry

Conferencing with a cause

The Protea Hospitality Group is all about giving back to the community as well as reducing its carbon footprint. Danny Bryer tells SA Conference how they are going about achieving this goal. Most companies understand corporate social investment (CSI) to […]

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sell yourself

Selling your story

Think you go out shopping for products and services? Wrong. What you really shop for are stories. For those in marketing and selling, you better make sure you know what story you’re selling advises Justin Cohen. The Porsche Cayenne and […]

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Business meetings redefined

Located in the fashionable Morningside World Trade Centre, Gwefey Redefined Asian Cuisine offers high-end sophistication, panoramic views and Asian cuisine – the perfect combination for business meetings. Offering traditional dishes from all across Asia – from Beijing and Shanghai to […]

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Garden Court South Beach

New conference facility for Garden Court South Beach

The newly launched Malibu Room at one of Durban’s landmark beachfront hotels, now offers state-of-the-art business, conference and events facilities. The Malibu Room, situated on the second floor of Tsogo Sun’s Garden Court South Beach, caters for up to 250 […]

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Protea Hotel Entebbe

Protea Hotel Entebbe doubles in size

Demand for quality accommodation will see Uganda’s Protea Hotel Entebbe more than double in size less than two years after first opening doors. Construction starts on the new phase of the 73-room hotel in May 2014 and is expected to […]

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Struggling with stress

Cut the planning stress to shreds

In 2012, CareerCast.com ranked event planning as the sixth most stressful job to have. The MICE Academy shares its top tips to beat stress. Hyperventilation says it all. It means the rapid continuous intake of oxygen, which is close to […]

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generation gap

Talking ‘bout my generation

Most event planners are in their thirties. Most successful incentive participants are in their 50s. Most event programmes are written for 18-year-old attendees, it would appear. John Fisher wonders whatever happened to thinking about the participants’ profile. Something strange is […]

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