Category: Conferencing

Conferencing

The Johannesburg Expo Centre: Giving back on Mandela Day

Sep 23, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

As part of paying tribute to Nelson Mandela, the Johannesburg Expo Centre (JEC) visited two schools that they’ve been involved with, sharing the day with teachers and children for Madiba Day.  READ MORE ON CONFERENCING HERE. “Education changes people’s lives and we want to be a part of that change. If […]

Conferencing, Featured

Gallagher Convention Centre – Big or small, they do it all!

Sep 9, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Celebrate your business acumen this year despite facing a challenging economic climate.  READ MORE ON CONFERENCING HERE. Whether you believe in the bigger, the better or the smaller, the smarter, you’ll find what you’re looking for at Gallagher Convention Centre. In fact, they pride themselves in […]

Conferencing

DaVinci Hotel – keep your conference close

Aug 22, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

This time of the year, a change of scenery is often the way to go when you and your business team need some inspiration.   The Da Vinci Hotel and Suites is a contemporary masterpiece that has been built with unparalleled attention to detail. It is […]

Conferencing

Slaying on stage: why your next event needs a female keynote speaker

Aug 6, 2019, Author: Candice May

In a not-too-distant past, many a conference or event programme resembled an 80s lawn bowling team. Well, we don’t see people clamoring for seats for the next Bowls SA Masters Singles Championship now, do we? But when Arianna Huffington comes out for a Discovery Leadership Summit in Sandton, it’s […]

Conferencing, Travel

The bleisure boom: travel tips to combine work and play

Jul 10, 2019, Author: Candice May

It doesn’t quite roll off the tongue, but ‘bleisure’ travel is arguably the coolest trend to happen in the history of business travel. However, in today’s always on, always connected workforce, the art of blending a business trip with leisure excursions isn’t as easy as […]

Conferencing

The millennial mindset: how to engage the emerging generation 

Jun 20, 2019, Author: Candice May

The millennial generation – that’s anyone born between 1981 and 1996 (ages 23 to 38 in 2019) – is taking over the workforce. By 2020, they’re expected to make up half the global workforce (crazy, right?). What this means for the meetings and events sector is that organisers need to […]

Conferencing

Why you should take your next conference to Time Square

May 23, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Sun Time Square in Pretoria East has been a game-changing investment in the City of Jacarandas since its opening, let alone its conferencing and meeting offerings. This casino and entertainment destination has raised the bar quite high in terms of entertainment, accommodation, restaurants and bars […]

Conferencing

How to use social media to stand out from the crowd

May 2, 2019, Author: Candice May

Attending conferences can be a big expense for your business, and it’s not easy to build meaningful relationships and get a return on investment that goes beyond learning for all this. Organisers may try to ease awkward introductions with networking events, and the majority of […]

Conferencing, Leisure Activities

Lifestyle add-ons for your Joburg business travel

Apr 1, 2019, Author: Candice May

Business trips need no longer be strictly business thanks to the no-boundaries, blurring-work-and-personal-life millennial generation. Africa’s economic hub is one of the top cities around the world where it’s ‘no work, all play’ with its urban revival and edgy street art that put a spin […]

Accommodation, Conferencing

Airport hotels that will make you want to stay longer

Mar 1, 2019, Author: Candice May

The prospect of conferencing at an airport hotel isn’t exactly thrilling. While runway-adjacent crash pads are focused on convenience, they’re rarely convenient for anything delegates actually want to do. However, sometimes they’re surprising in a good way. We’ve rounded up our top hotels at OR Tambo International […]