The Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) has selected marketing expert Leatitia van Straten as its new chairperson. 21 Jun 2018
Karen Ashwin, MD of The Event Production Company has recently appointed Lisa Nel as group public relations manager. 6 Mar 2007
The South African Meetings Industry Federation (SAMIF) has elected Carol Weaving, managing director of the Thebe Exhibitions and Events Group as its deputy chairman.
Weaving is also chairman of the Exhibition Association of Southern Africa (EXSA) and oversees Meetings Africa, the annual business tourism exhibition, through Thebe Exhibitions.
SAMIF represents the broad spectrum of business tourism associations in South Africa and works closely with the business tourism unit of South African Tourism.
The members of SAMIF are EXSA, the Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI), the Society of Incentive and Travel Executives (SITE), the Technical Production Services Association (TPSA), the Federated Hospitality Association of Southern Africa (FEDHASA), the International Special Events Society (ISES) and the Southern African Tourism Services Association (SATSA). 22 Aug 2006
The Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI) has applauded the appointment of two South Africans to the board of the International Congress and Convention Association's (ICCA's) Africa Chapter. 18 Jun 2006
Stuart Andrews has been appointed to the position of Operational Branch Manager at Gearhouse Durban after being a very sucessfull project manager at Gearhouse's Johannesburg Branch, and prior to that, Dubai. 7 Feb 2006
Claudia Henkel (Miss SA Dec 2004 to Dec 2005) has appointed Ronnie Whitaker from Quirky House to be her corporate manager. 13 Jan 2006
Sue Gannon, best known as General Manager for the Decorex SA portfolio of Exhibitions, has recently taken up the appointment as Exhibition Manager of Three Cities Events' Baba Indaba Expo 2005, which is due to open in Gauteng on 4 - 6 November 2005. 6 Oct 2005
Vutha Advertising and Event Management has taken on a new intern for six months. 22 Sep 2005
Theo Rood has recently been appointed as the Technical Manager for Collyer Lessick and Associates. 11 Sep 2005
* Nohle Payi - Events Administration
* Hloni Ndlovu - Administration Sales
* Khosi Banis - Switchboard Operator 16 Aug 2005
Border-Kei Chamber of Business welcomes Zintle Maretloane as new Marketing and Events Co-ordinator. 7 Jul 2005
Gearhouse Durban welcomes Kevin Beaton, who joins them from PSL in the UK and brings his wealth of experience to the Durban Market. 28 Feb 2005
Monde Mateza has been appointed client relationship manager at VWV, experiential communications agency. 8 Feb 2005
Martin Swart has joined Maverick Masupatsela as an Event Executive. 2 Feb 2005
Wendy Probert has been appointed division head of event & entertainment management at ZPR, Bloemfontein. 9 Jan 2005
Hayward's Luxury Safari Events was awarded FINALIST in the Fedhasa's IMVELHO "Best Environmental Management Programme" 2004. 5 Dec 2004
Brian McDonald, managing director of Global Conferences (Pty) Ltd, has been named as the new National Chairman of the Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI). 16 Nov 2004
- Medisha Mohanlall has been promoted to Administration Manager
- Nandi Tshabalala has been employed as Office Administrator
- Shepherd Jabulani Mbatha and Mandla Mathebula have been promoted to Operations Supervisors 11 Aug 2004
- Tiara Pathon has been appointed human resources officer
- Narisha Ishwarlall has been appointed finance manager 5 Aug 2004
Jason Fritz, voted best up-and-coming Lighting Designer in South Africa by the TPSA in 2004, has joined Gearhouse SA (Pty) Ltd's Durban Branch as Head of the Lighting Department.
Belinda Loockx, Branch Manager Sales, is delighted at having such a talented and experienced LD join their team! 30 Jul 2004
Vanessa Crause, has been appointed News Cafe Events Co-ordinator by brandholders Fournews Developments.
With News Cafe having just completed a highly successful brand positioning exercise, Vanessa's role includes assisting individual stores with promotions, and helping to ensure the maintenance of the brand integrity. 13 Jul 2004
Trevor Latimer has been appointed as General Manager of Vodaworld Events in Midrand 20 Apr 2004
Karen Ashwin, MD of The Event Production Company, has opened a branch of The Event Production Company in Durban and has appointed Ellen Aucamp as Regional Manager. 20 Apr 2004
Chantelle Schmidlin has moved in as MD of One Fine Day Event Management 6 Apr 2004
Karen Ashwin, MD of The Event Production Company, has appointed Jayson Eichstadt as Group General Manager for The Event Production Company and its divisions which include TEC Multi-Media and Video, DMC SA (Destination Management Company SA) and Vodaworld Events.
The Event Production Company has also appointed Darren Hayward as a Project Manager.
Darren has a background in commercial and industrial theatre and prior to joining the Event Company, spent seven years with Raintree Productions working as a producer. 28 Mar 2004
Robyn Mulligan has been appointed to Group National Sales Manager for Gearhouse South Africa 7 Mar 2004
Prior to joining Professional Events Yolande spent four years with the VWV Group working in a variety of roles, her most recent having been that of event co-ordination within the events company. 23 Feb 2004
Karen Ashwin, Managing Director of The Event Production Company, has appointed Brenda Mapane and Ziyanda Dukuza as project manager and project co-ordinator respectively. 30 Jan 2004
Angela Davies joins Finlay Events as an Event Co-Ordinator
Finlay Events raised over R550 000 this year for Noah (Nurturing Orphans of Aids for Humanity) from breakfast events held in 2003. 7 Jan 2004
Karen Ashwin, Managing Director of The Event Production Company, has appointed Sylvain Lonchar as Regional Manager of both the Cape Town-based Destination Management Company SA, as well as The Event Production Company branch in the city, specialising in the organisation and logistics of meetings, conferences and events in Africa, Europe and the UK. 30 Nov 2003