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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 […]

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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 […]

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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

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 […]