Industry Updates: News

Driving Increased Efficiency for Government Agencies | 04 Sep 2015

Progress Corticon Business Rules Engine is proven to drive smarter, faster business automation at many government agencies more

Edcon celebrates its 3rd year as principal sponsor of Casual Day | 04 Sep 2015

Edcon, South Africa’s largest non-food retailer today celebrated the 2015 National Casual Day with disability awareness activities at its Edgardale Headquarters in Crown Mine. more

Online Shopping Survey Results to be Announced | 04 Sep 2015

This year marks the 21st official year of eCommerce globally, after NetMarket reportedly recorded the first ever online transaction by selling a Sting CD online, on 11 August 1994. Since then eCommerce has come a long way globally, and continues to grow. more

Event Professionals Mean Business | 04 Sep 2015

South Africa has proved that it can organise world-class events but this expertise is being swamped by thousands of so-called ‘event managers’ who have minimal training or experience. more

IWMF African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative | 04 Sep 2015

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is pleased to announce its first ever cross-border reporting trip to Rwanda/DRC and second reporting trip to Uganda. Ten women journalists will report on conservation and sustainable agriculture in Rwanda/DRC from January 26 – February 12, 2016. more

Sandton Convention Centre women lead the way at MICE awards | 04 Sep 2015

One of the highest honours that can be bestowed on a woman in the MICE industry – the Fiona Hack Inspiration Award – was last week presented to Executive Director of Sandton Convention Centre, Dr Mati Nyazema. more

Deloitte acquires Frontier Advisory | 04 Sep 2015

Deloitte announces today that it has acquired Frontier Advisory, anadvisory house with a strong reputation for advising companies as they expand their operations in the African continent and in other emerging markets. From today, the company becomes known as Frontier Advisory Deloitte. more

AD360© set to revolutionise advertising performance research | 04 Sep 2015

Ornico and Columinate are launching AD360© – a unique and first-of-its-kind collaboration that will give advertisers and brands better, faster and more cost-effective insights into their marketing campaigns’ performance relative to their competitors. more

Diners Club wins Travel Credit Card Provider Award | 04 Sep 2015

Diners Club clinched the best Travel Credit Card Provider award at this year’s Business Traveller Africa Awards staving off tough competition to claim the top honours. more

Corporate Traveller scoops top business travel award | 04 Sep 2015

Corporate Traveller beat off Beachcomber Tours, Bidvest Car Rental, Protea Hotels, Flight Centre Business Travel and Thompsons Travel to win the top honour, which is based on excellence in new business sales, customer relationships, understanding customers’ needs more