Nelly Mukazayire, CEO of the Rwanda Convention Bureau, says that it is important for the exhibition industry to acknowledge the power of domestic events or domestic tourism. Watch her Agile Leadership Interview with AAXO Chairperson Projeni Pather to learn how COVID-19 has impacted the exhibition and tourism industry in Rwanda. Click here…
On 21st October, the City of Joburg JOC (Joint Operations Committee) which manages event compliance for the Johannesburg Metropolitan area published COVID-19 protocols for the City. These protocols reiterate that ALL events staged within the City of Johannesburg under Alert Level 1 are subject to JOC compliance and COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols and that […]
It is with extreme concern and disappointment that the SA Events Council (SAEC) noted the blatant disregard of government-issued restrictions by the Event Organisers of the ANC Siyanqoba Rally in Polokwane on Sunday 8th November. Video footage shows thousands of attendees flouting social distancing regulations, the majority of whom are without masks. We are all […]
Staying positive is always an opportunity. This is what Carol Weaving, Managing Director of Reed Exhibitions Africa, believes in especially with new trends within the exhibition industry. Listen to her Agile Leadership interview with AAXO Chairperson Projeni Pather to learn more. Click here..
The upcoming Event Greening Forum’s Master Class will unpack how to create safe and sustainable events. The Event Greening Forum (EGF) is a non-profit organisation whose purpose is to help the South African business events industry become increasingly sustainable. In line with this, this year’s Master Class will unpack sustainable event practices that can […]
A Ministerial Forum with top government representatives from DRC, Rwanda, Botswana and Lesotho during the upcoming Africa Mining Forum Digital Event in November, will give an in-depth view of how the mining sectors in these regions have fared under COVID conditions. The session will be broadcast on 19 November from 09:00-10:30 GMT and will feature […]
The exhibitions and events industry has united in support of the Restart Expo, an event that will showcase how exhibitions and events can be hosted safely with all the required COVID-19 health and safety protocols in place. The Restart Expo is taking place at the Johannesburg Expo Centre in Nasrec, Johannesburg, from 25-26 November. In […]
The Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium unveiled its new interactive website and app at an official launch hosted yesterday in Nelson Mandela Bay. The Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium is the first stadium in South Africa to launch a mobile app. Head of Commercial at the stadium, Phumulani Hlatshwayo highlighted their aim of becoming a paperless society. […]