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The 2017 South African Literary Awards (SALAs) winners announced!

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This year’s winners of the South African Literary Awards (SALAs) were announced on Tuesday night, 07 November 2017 at UNISA, Pretoria Campus. Authors, poets, writers other and literary practitioners whose works are continuously contributing to the enrichment of South Africa’s literary landscape were celebrated in an auspicious ceremony. The SALA Awards have honoured over a hundred individuals in the past 12 years. The 2017 South African Literary Awards (SALAs winners are: First-time Published Author Award Winner: Moses Shimo Seletisha for Tšhutšhumakgala (Sepedi) K Sello Duiker Memorial Literary Award Winner: Nthikeng Mohlele for Pleasure (English) Poetry Award Winners: Helen Moffett for Prunings (English) and Simphiwe Ali Nolutshungu for Iingcango Zentliziyo (isiXhosa) Creative […]

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SAB Entrepreneurship programme travels to six cities during October

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National Roadshow invites entrepreneurs and public to learn more about SAB Entrepreneurship Programmes and how to apply Johannesburg, 28 September 2017. The South African Breweries (SAB) Entrepreneurship Programme will be showcased in six cities across South Africa during an interactive roadshow during the month of October, providing businesses and the public access to information about how to benefit from the various programmes. SAB has made a commitment to create a total of 10 000 jobs in South Africa by 2021 and to helping entrepreneurs become part of the company’s supply chain. It will achieve this by assisting entrepreneurs through its […]

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Twenty eight (28) South Africa’s authors are shortlisted for the 2017 South African Literary Awards (SALA).

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2017 marks the highest milestone of South African Literary Awards (SALA), as the shortlist includes, for the first time, the !Xam and !Kun languages. Listed under the Posthumous Literary Awards, five (5) legendary contributors are drawn from Wilhelm Bleek and Lucy Lloyd collection of !Xam and !Kun narratives, verses, songs, chants, drawings and other materials consisting of  over 150 notebooks running in some 13 000 pages which is considered a unique cultural and literary collection which has been recognised by United Nations Education, Science and Cultural Council (UNESCO) and entered into the memory of the World Register.   The materials […]

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Cash on event delivery (COEB) – Cash flow management for your event

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Negotiating and working within your client’s payment terms to delivering an event As an SME in the event management field, working with big corporates means being treated like an organisation that has cash flow. Many organisations like to know that the company they have employed to manage a service can deliver the service before payment. For SME’s that becomes a very difficult task because SMEs rely so heavily on the cash coming in from their clients to run the event and their business. Here are a 5 few ways we have established to deliver COED ( Cash on event delivery […]

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Event Managers’ Basic Tips to Planning an Event on a Budget

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If you have been in the events industry for long or even planned a private event before, you are highly aware of the dreaded “Low Budget Event”. The stress of ensuring that the event is still a quality event, with those limited funds is the ultimate goal for any event organiser. In today’s blog, we give you basic yet fundamental tips to ensuring that your events are always quality events whether you have the money to spend or not. Manage your clients’ expectations: It’s been known that clients have a tendency of requesting their awards to replicate The Academy Awards […]