Category: Conferencing

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 […]

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Silverstar conferencing – an all-round offering

Feb 25, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, conferencing and banqueting at the West Rand’s favourite entertainment destination, Silverstar, is showing strong appeal for corporates looking for an all-in-one offering that guarantees quality and variety. Anneke Potgieter, Director of Operations and Complex General Manager at Silverstar, says the precinct is gaining […]

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Local incentive travel destinations

Feb 13, 2019, Author: Candice May

Whether it’s meeting the golden gaze of a lion deep in the African wilderness, strolling along the white sands of the azure Indian Ocean Islands or riding vintage motorcycles through the picturesque Cape Winelands, there’s no shortage of incredible incentive travel destinations in Africa. But […]

Conferencing, Entertainment, Night life

The JEC 2019 calendar is sure to excite and delight

Feb 4, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

It’s a brand new year for all of us at the Johannesburg Expo Centre and we cannot wait to host you for another round of exciting events and forever memories.   Of course, nothing happens without our dynamic team so please join us in welcoming Petronella Malebadi, who while new to the team is certainly not new to […]

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Convenient conferencing in Sandton

Jan 17, 2019, Author: Candice May

When planning a conference in Sandton, one major factor that professional conference organisers (PCOs) need to consider is that the bustling hub never really has a ‘downtime’, so traffic and parking can be problematic all year round. One solution to this problem is to opt […]

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Conscious conferencing 101

Dec 10, 2018, Author: Candice May

It goes without saying that our throw-away society has a seriously detrimental effect on the environment and it’s up to individuals, companies and industries to start acting to effect change. But how does one start? We suggest eco-conferencing! Follow our simple guide to make a difference and design a more sustainable business event.   READ MORE […]

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Meetings at sea

Nov 2, 2018, Author: Candice May

If you’re looking to plan an unforgettable meeting, incentive trip, conference or event, look beyond the usual land-based venues to the open sea! In the past, conferencing technology on cruise ships had a bad rap. Today, many cruise ships are extremely well equipped to handle […]

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Conferencing in the Jacaranda City: why you should consider it

Nov 1, 2018, Author: Candice May

Joburg is, without a doubt, South Africa’s conferencing hub. However, if you’re looking to change the scenery for your next conference event, you needn’t look further than Pretoria. The Jacaranda City has recently welcomed new business hotels that are suitable for conferencing, events and everything […]

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Smart planning and consistent monitoring … the key to expo success

Oct 11, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

While exhibiting at a major trade show can potentially yield positive returns for a consumer brand, products won’t simply fly off the shelves without intensive planning. Johnny Malherbe, show manager at the Rand Show, explains how exhibitors can gain the most of their investment, not […]

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Conferencing in the bushveld

Sep 12, 2018, Author: Candice May

A trip to the bush is the perfect escape – even when you’re working! Nothing allures the magic of Africa more than the bush. Whether you’re tracking the Big Five on a game drive, enjoying the warmth of a crackling Boma fire or drifting peacefully down a river […]