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How to brief an event photographer

You’ve planned your event down to the last tiny detail and everything is flawlessly in place – so how do you ensure that the memory of this perfection lives on? By making sure you get it captured in all its glory, which is why briefing your event photographer is a...

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Ten team building ideas everyone will love!

Want to impress your bosses and wow your colleagues with something exceptional for your company’s conference or team building event? The first step is finding the right location, like Johannesburg’s The Canvas Riversands. This conference and eventing centre is...

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Five Tips for Better Brainstorming

Doing the unexpected is the essence of innovation – how can you generate more new ideas? Вrаіnstоrmіng іs аbоut dіsсаrdіng tired ideas in order to generate new perspectives. But creative ideas rarely just ‘pop into your head’. They’re often the product of two or more...

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Event Trends – Local Is Lekker

The year 2018 has seen many changes to the way event organisers approach their planning. Sustainability is a key feature this year, with organisers utilising solar energy as well as recycled and upcycled goods as the backbone of events and their marketing. A few years...

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Top 5 Apps That Every Event Planner Needs

Gone are the days of clipboards and writing down lists. Nowadays the world is run on smartphones and they have changed the way every industry functions. Including the eventing industry. Who needs a clipboard when modern apps let you create lists, schedules,...

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Event Space Innovation In 2018

It’s 2018 and the event landscape is evolving yet again. The days of the traditional event where 200 people gather and you feed them are numbered. Today, the expectations are much higher. From mind-blowing keynote speakers, showcasing life-altering innovation

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Four Technology Trends Every Event Planner Needs To Know About

In the coming years, we can expect to see exciting technologies incorporated into event planning. We take a look at four major tech trends that are shaping the global events and conferencing space. Your Virtual Event Assistant: Artificial intelligence (AI) AI is making waves in a number of industries, and eventing is no exception.

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Operation Ignite Launch

The Randburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) kicked off the launch of Operation Ignite, its dedicated business, tourism and area promotion partnership with Future City Fourways (FCF) on 27 July 2017. Hosted by the Riversands Incubation Hub, the launch brought...

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