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Julie-May Ellingson – Africa’s most influential women

As the nation takes time this month to honour the role of women in our society, the Durban ICC is proud to announce that its outgoing chief executive Officer, Julie-May Ellingson has been acknowledged for her contribution to the success […]

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Carol Weaving shines in top women awards

Thebe Reed Exhibitions walked away with two top awards at the Standard Bank Top Women Awards ceremony in Johannesburg on Thursday 14 August. Managing director Carol Weaving was named Top Female Entrepreneur of the Year and the company the Top […]

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WATCH THIS: Caution, it will make you cry

‘Reconsider South Africa’, a video published by South African Tourism, recently went viral on social media networks. At the start of the video, the narrator asks, “What is beauty?” The viewer is then taken on visually stunning journey of South […]

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The Reserve at Taj Cape Town sets a new agenda in excellence

The international attention on Cape Town as one of the world’s must- destinations has highlighted a desperate shortage of first-class Meeting and Function venues in the City. Large trade shows and conferences with thousands of delegates are already well catered […]

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SANCB sharpens its edge in Europe and Asia

The South Africa National Convention Bureau (SANCB) has appointed leading consultancy firm, Gaining Edge. The firm specialises in the global business events industry, incorporating meetings, conventions, incentives, exhibitions and events. The appointment of Gaining Edge is set to help strengthen […]

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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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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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