Catch the early PRISA bird
Catch the early PRISA bird

Early bird registration for PRISA's national conference "Africa on Top - a bold new vision for the public relations and communication profession," closes on 29 September 2010. The conference will be held on 20 October at Gold Reef City, Johannesburg. The keynote address is by Elizabeth Sidiropoulos,...

23 Sep 2010

Vodadome hosts 2010 Africa Photographic Awards ceremony
Vodadome hosts 2010 Africa Photographic Awards ceremony

The inaugural Africa Photographic Awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, 12 August 2010, at the Vodadome (Vodaworld) in Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Official proceedings will commence at 7pm and will include a cocktail dinner with a cash bar and live entertainment. For more...

15 Jul 2010

Jozi bids farewell to Ghana
Jozi bids farewell to Ghana

click to enlargeJOHANNESBURG: Fans gathered on Sunday afternoon, 4 July 2010, at the fan zone of Melrose Arch in Johannesburg, South Africa, to say "congratulations, goodbye, and come again", to the Black Stars of Ghana. The South African Minister of Sport, Hon Ref Makhenkesi Stofile, lauded the...

5 Jul 2010

Registration open for 12th PAMRO meeting
Registration open for 12th PAMRO meeting

The 12th PAMRO meeting and All Africa Media Research Conference is open for registration. The event will take place 22-25 August 2010 in Gaborone, Botswana, at the Grand Palm. Updates on media audience research activities from countries from all parts of Africa will be provided. Download the...

21 May 2010

African Business Awards deadline extended
African Business Awards deadline extended

Organisers of the African Business Awards, African Business magazine and the Commonwealth Business Council (CBC), have extended the entry submission deadline for this year's awards to 10 May 2010. Submissions are invited from companies based in Africa, including corporate headquarters or branch...

6 May 2010

2010 Festival of Media Awards deadline extention
2010 Festival of Media Awards deadline extention

The deadline for entries in the 2010 Festival of Media Awards has been extended to 5 February 2010. Organisers announced the extention due to an overwhelming response from the global media and marketing industry and many requests received for more time. The festival takes place in Valencia, Spain,...

22 Jan 2010

Live tweeting from Mobile Web Africa
Live tweeting from Mobile Web Africa

The inaugural two-day Mobile Web Africa, for which Bizcommunity.com is a media partner, kicked off yesterday morning, Tuesday, 13 October 2009, at the Michaelangelo Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg. To follow live tweeting from various delegates on Twitter, click here and here....

13 Oct 2009

Jhb to host Power & Electricity World Africa 2010
Jhb to host Power & Electricity World Africa 2010

click to enlargePower & Electricity World Africa will take place from 15 - 19 March 2010 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. The forum plans to host talks on investment, development and opportunities within the power sector, bringing together; African utilities,...

1 Sep 2009

Nokia World Day 2009 in Germany via webcast

Nokia is hosting Nokia World Day in Stuttgart, Germany, 2 - 3 September 2009. The event includes keynote speakers, interactive sessions, the Nokia World Experience lounge and open discussions to encourage the exchange of ideas in the mobile industry, which may be viewed live via webcasts. For more...

27 Aug 2009

Connect with Highway Africa, DCI online
Connect with Highway Africa, DCI online

click to enlargeShare ideas, expectations, projects and general feedback for next month's Highway Africa 2009 and the Digital Citizen Indaba (DCI) conferences via www.highwayafrica.com, blog http://highwayafrica.wordpress.com, DCI website and blog www.digitalcitizenindaba.com, Twitter profiles ...

13 Aug 2009

VWV wins first-ever African MTV Awards

VWV has been appointed to handle the first-ever MTV music awards in Africa. Along with the awards, VWV has also won the account from MTV Base Networks to co-ordinate the preceding four concerts that will be held as part of a road-show leading up to the event. The agency has also won the MTV Africa...

1 Sep 2008

CAF Southern Africa 2008 Conference

The CAF Southern Africa 2008 Conference themed, "Innovating for sustainability - Africans investing in Africa," is set for 17-18 September 2008 at The Wanderers' Club in Illovo, Johannesburg. The conference will explore how innovative financial models involving local investment, private equity and...

13 Aug 2008

10th PAMRO Meeting and 2008 All Africa Media Research Conference
10th PAMRO Meeting and 2008 All Africa Media Research Conference

click to enlargeThe 10th Pan African Media Research Organisation (PAMRO) Meeting and 2008 All Africa Media Research Conference will take place 17 - 19 August 2008 at the Protea Hotel in Oakwood Park, Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria. PAMRO aims to make Africa the leader in the world in providing a research...

24 Jul 2008

ZEC says run-off vote could take place soon

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) Deputy Chief of Operations Utoile Silaigwana on Sunday said the presidential run-off vote could take place soon, possibly before 23 May. Silaigwana said the Electoral Act allowed the run-off to be held within 21 days if candidates failed to get 50% of votes....

12 May 2008

Africa Unite comes to SA in 2007
Africa Unite comes to SA in 2007

click to enlargeRita Marley, on behalf of The Bob & Rita Marley Foundations, has announced that in February 2007, Africa Unite 2007 will come to South Africa. Through a series of benefit concerts, symposiums, fund raisers and events in Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg, Africa Unite 2007 will...

21 Jan 2008

Bridal Africa 2006 secures Bobbi Brown

Organisers have confirmed that Bobbi Brown Cosmetics will be the sole sponsor in the category 'cosmetic house' for Bridal Africa 2006, taking place at Gallagher Estate on 13 - 14 May in Gauteng. "The Bridal Africa 2006 exhibition and Young Designer Award Gala Evening provides Bobbi Brown Cosmetics...

21 Jan 2008

Paying tribute to outgoing Coca-Cola director

Experiential agency VWV has been commissioned by long-standing client Coca-Cola South Africa to produce a series of farewell events for David Lyons, outgoing director at Coca-Cola Canners SA. As part of the celebrations, VWV will be producing a golf day for Lyons and his colleagues at the Wanderers...

14 Mar 2007

International jewellery congress opens in Mother City

Deputy President Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka is the guest of honour at the 2007 congress of CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, which opened on Monday, 12 March 2007, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). The four-day congress, hosted by the Jewellery Council of South Africa and...

13 Mar 2007

My Coke Fest local line-up announced
My Coke Fest local line-up announced

click to enlargeCoca-Cola and official radio station 5FM have confirmed the South African bands joining Hoobastank, Staind, 3 Doors Down, Evanescence and the legendary Guns N’ Roses at the 12-hour My Coke Fest taking place in Johannesburg on 27 April 2007 and in Cape Town on 1 May. The Springbok...

8 Mar 2007

Vote of confidence for ICT expo

This year, the international IFIP TC3 Information Security conference and exhibition will run alongside Futurex & Equip, 15 - 18 May 2007 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. “This is the first time in many years that a show like IFIP has been available to South African delegates. The...

7 Feb 2007

Network with speakers from around the world

The internationally affiliated National Speakers Association of Southern Africa (NSASA) will be holding its second national convention at the Southern Sun Grayston in Sandton, Johannesburg, 20 – 22 April 2007. “The agenda will consist of keynote presentations and educational workshops, as well as...

7 Feb 2007

More music superstars for SA

Not only is Sir Cliff Richard putting on a third show, on Thursday 8 March 2007, at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town, veteran rock ‘n roll group Guns N’ Roses is scheduled to headline the My Coke Fest, taking place in Johannesburg on 27 April and Cape Town on 1 May – its first appearance in...

5 Feb 2007

George Benson and Al Jarreau to launch ICC Durban Arena
George Benson and Al Jarreau to launch ICC Durban Arena

click to enlargeShowtime Management is bringing Grammy-Award winning superstars George Benson and Al Jarreau to South Africa in March 2007. Their short double-bill includes a private concert performance as part of the official opening ceremony of the Arena at the International Convention Centre...

28 Jan 2007

Coloured to perfection or brilliantly bald - what will you do?

Being organised once again by Figjam marketing, the third annual Cansa Shavathon fundraising event will take place in over 60 shopping centres across South Africa on Saturday, 3 March 2007, in support and celebration of life for South African cancer survivors. The participation donation of R50 will...

12 Dec 2006

Electricity congress to address key power issues

Philindile Nzimande, CEO of EDI Holdings, is just one of the keynote speakers who will address delegates at the Africa Power and Electricity Congress at Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, 16 - 20 April 2007. Now in its ninth year and organised by Terrapinn, the congress and its five co-located...

8 Dec 2006

Venues shine at Midrand business awards

At the recent Midrand Business of the Year Awards, hosted by the Midrand Chamber of Commerce & Industry at The Castle Kyalami in Johannesburg, Gallagher Estate Conference & Exhibition Centre won the Large Business category, and Premier Protea Hotel the Medium Business category. The five-year old...

24 Nov 2006

International speakers for business tourism conference

At the business tourism conference preceding next year's Meetings Africa exhibition at the Sandton Convention Centre, Dr Sheila Flannigan, head of hospitality management and tourism at the Institute of Technology in Dublin will focus on the development of business tourism in Europe and apply the...

3 Nov 2006

Best practice summit for SA HR

The South African showcase for global HR best practice in action in South Africa is a four-day programme over 21- 24 November 2006, endorsed by the IPM, the Institute of Bankers in South Africa and African Leadership Group. Delegates will be able to gain practical insight from organisations that...

27 Oct 2006

Festival to celebrate North Coast
Festival to celebrate North Coast

click to enlargeThe KwaDukuza Coast will host Umdwebo 2006, a lifestyle festival celebrating the art of fine living in and around the coastal town of Ballito, 13 - 19 November 2006. A combined project between Swank Projects, KwaDukuza Municipality, and the KwaDukuza-Dolphin Coast Publicity...

13 Oct 2006

Gallagher goes wireless

All the conferencing and exhibition facilities at Gallagher Estate are now covered by Telkom's wireless (WiFi) network, Telkom T-Zone, enabling clients to access the Internet directly from their own WiFi-enabled laptops or PCs. Users simply log on to the WiFi connection, complete a form and pay by...

4 Oct 2006

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