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  • FOUNDERS OF ENLIT AFRICA AND ESI-AFRICA.COM EVOLVE INTO THE VUKA GROUP

    The African arm of international events organisation, Clarion Events, is delighted to announce a full rebrand representing their shift to a more future aligned approach to their market offering. The organisation, now branded as Vuka Group, which means awaken and rise, will be focusing their strategic direction and decision making to include a more African-centric […]

  • VUKA GROUP SIGNS COLLABORATION DEALS WITH SMARTER MOBILITY AFRICA AND KINETIC EVENTS

    After weathering the storm in the events and exhibition industry over the past eighteen months due to the global pandemic and pivoting its portfolio to emerge re-branded, Vuka Group has signed two collaborative deals with Smarter Mobility Africa and Kinetic Events to strengthen their industry foothold. “We, as Vuka Group, have launched a collaborative approach […]

  • FAME WEEK AFRICA 2021: WHEN ALL THE STARS ALIGNED IN CAPE TOWN

    In an African continent first, RX Africa in partnership with the Host City of Cape Town gathered the Film, Arts, Media and Entertainment (FAME) industries from 3 – 5 October in an exciting and diverse few days of creativity and networking. FAME Week Africa Event Director Judy Goddard, says she couldn’t be more pleased with […]

  • DURBAN ICC CEO LINDIWE RAKHAREBE SCOOPS TWO AWARDS FOR LEADERSHIP

    You can’t keep a good woman down. Despite the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic which brought travel and conference tourism to a standstill, Lindiwe Rakharebe, CEO of the Durban ICC, has bagged a second award in two months for her leadership qualities. She has just won the Leadership Award in the third annual Sebenza […]

  • ONLY 3 DAYS TO GO TO THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED FAME WEEK AFRICA 2021

    In partnership with the Host City of Cape Town, FAME Week Africa are getting to roll out the red carpet from Sunday, 3 October to Tuesday 5 October 2021.  The FAME Week Africa team has been hard at work curating a programme in an event set to become the continent’s unrivalled cornerstone of business development […]

  • 12 FAME INDUSTRY LEADERS TO SEE AT FAME WEEK AFRICA 2021 | THE CONFERENCE

    Keep your finger on the pulse of the evolving cultural and creative industries at FAME Week Africa Conference on Monday 4 October at Gallery 44 and Theatre in the Host City of Cape Town. From hot trends to strategic approach and business models, if this is your world, these are your people. To kick us […]

  • COMIC CON CAPE TOWN ANNOUNCES POP-UP PROGRAMME FOR 2ND OCTOBER

    Taking over the streets of the mother city on the 2nd of October, Comic Con Cape Town will bring a taste of pop culture to fans for one day only. Highlighting the world of art, cosplay, film, anime and gaming, Comic Con Cape Town, in partnership with Film Cape Town and hosted by the City […]

  • DECISION TAKEN TO POSTPONE SECUREX SOUTH AFRICA, A-OSH & FACILITIES MANAGEMENT EXPO TO 2022

    Specialised Exhibitions a division of Montgomery Group, has made the difficult decision to postpone Securex South Africa, A-OSH Expo & Facilities Management Expo. In consultation with the Security, Occupational Health and Safety and Facilities Management industries and allowing for the negative effects of Covid19 on public health and the economy, the organisation is POSTPONING Securex, […]

  • JOHANNESBURG EXPO CENTRE GOES GREEN WITH THE LANDSCAPING QUEENS OF JOZI

    The luscious gardens at the Johannesburg Expo Centre remain one of the key differentiating factors of the venue, we are well known for providing beautifully kept garden spaces to add to the ambiance of any event. As Our facility has large outdoor spaces and under the new way of living, observing all COVID regulations, it […]

  • ENLIT AFRICA CONFIRMS SIT-DOWN WITH ESKOM GCE ANDRÉ DE RUYTER IN OCTOBER

    Leading power platform to focus on preparation for COP26   The organisers of Enlit Africa have confirmed that Eskom Group Chief Executive André de Ruyter will once again be part of the opening session of the event on Tuesday morning, 26 October. The leading platform and discussion forum for the power and energy sector on […]

  • RX AFRICA CELEBRATES MICE AWARD WINNERS TO TOP OFF WOMEN’S MONTH

    Specialist B2B media company 3S Media has announced the winners of its 2021 Women in MICE Awards with RX Africa receiving honours in various categories. Launched in 2014, these Awards are a showcase of the extraordinary achievements made by some of the industry’s top players within the MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) sector. “All […]

  • GL RETAIL:TAKING YOUR BRAND TO NEW HEIGHTS!

    Already renowned and well-recognised for our professional and supply services in the fields of Events, Exhibitions and Hospitality, we are proud to announce that we have recently launched GL Retail a fully-fledged Retail division, as part of the GL events South Africa family. Although specialised Retail solutions have always formed a part of our multi-faceted […]

  • ICMM CEO ROHITESH DHAWAN TO ADDRESS ESG-FOCUSED AFRICA MINING FORUM IN NOVEMBER

    “How good governance translates into better lives for people” “What we have known for a long time is that countries and jurisdictions that are better governed, tend to generate better outcomes for their people, especially when it comes to the mining sector.” This is according Rohitesh Dhawan, CEO of the International Council on Mining and […]

  • ENLIT AFRICA IS BACK IN OCTOBER AS CONTINENT PREPARES FOR COP26

    Industry’s finest to discuss practical realities of Africa’s transition to NetZero “It’s about moving from theory to implementation, it’s time to get stuck in and become practical as the African continent transitions towards NetZero by 2050, and COP26 in November is a very important pitstop in that journey,” says Claire Volkwyn, programme director for Enlit Africa, […]

  • DESIGNING SA’S FUTURE: THE ARCHITECTURAL PROFESSION RESPONDS TO CHANGING NEEDS

    The South African Council for the Architects Profession (SACAP) will be bringing together 500 South African and international architectural professionals at their annual convention – ‘SOARING 21’ – on 26 August 2021. SOARING 21 features an impressive line-up of 35 of the brightest minds sharing big ideas to charter a course for the development of the […]

  • SMART TECH, SMART PLATFORM, SMART SUMMIT AFRICAN SMART CITIES SUMMIT 2021

    “Smart Cities for African Inclusivity, Sustainability and Productivity” is this year’s theme for the 4th annual African Smart Cities Summit. Join participants from across the world on Tuesday, 24 August 2021, and discover Africa’s readiness for creating innovative, integrated smart cities. The Smart Platform The CPD-Accredited Summit will be hosted on a digital platform for […]

  • AFRICA TRADE WEEK LAUNCHES DIGITAL EXHIBITION PLATFORM

    Africa Trade Week, owned and operated by dmg Events in South Africa, announces that its 2021 edition will take place entirely online from 23 – 25 August 2021. The event comprises of 3 trade exhibitions namely: Africa’s Big 7, SAITEX and Hotel & Hospitality Show. The event services 5 sectors namely: food & beverage, hospitality, […]

  • SCAN DISPLAY FOCUSES ON SHOPFITTING AND BRAND ACTIVATIONS

    Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in South Africa in March 2020, and the subsequent banning of exhibitions and events, Scan Display has shifted its focus to shopfitting, retail displays, brand activations and large format printing. The company’s initial response to the restrictions on large gatherings was to focus on providing PPE products and […]

  • THE MAIN EVENT: CELEBRATING THE SUPER WOMEN OF RX AFRICA

    In South Africa, August is Women’s Month – and each year 9 August highlights the strength and resilience of women and their contribution to society and country. South Africa’s Women’s Month which provides an opportunity to pay tribute to the generations of women whose struggles laid the foundations for the progress made in empowering women and achieving […]

  • SA EVENTS COUNCIL WELCOMES NEW CHAIR AND VICE CHAIR

    It is part of the SA Events council’s policy to rotate its leadership every six months. August 2021 sees Ellen Oosthuizen, Chair at Professional Conference Organiser’s Alliance, hand on the SAEC Chairmanship to EXSA (Exhibition and Events Association of Southern Africa) Chair, Gill Gibbs for the next term of office. Gill is well-known within the […]

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