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2 Jul

VIRTUAL MEETING ETIQUETTE POINTERS

VIRTUAL MEETING ETIQUETTE POINTERS Some good points and reminders written by Koos Louw – K-Lo for your future Zoominars/webinars/online meetings. Dressing up, etiquette, manners and all those things we may need to be aware of in this online time. Professionalism during virtual meetings is a...

14 Oct

8 Tips for amazing sleep in a hotel

Good morning sunshine! 1. Use the blackout curtains Science has proven over and over again that sleeping in a light environment disturbs your ‘body clock.’ The absence of light indicates to your body that it’s time to rest, so make full use of those incredible blackout curtains that are increasingly common across hotels...

26 Sep

Easy Countries to visit with a South African passport

Planning an incentive for your staff - consider these amazing countries. Republic of Ireland A great all-rounder and the land of leprechauns, legends and Guinness, Ireland may very well be the only Western European country South African passport holders can visit without a visa. Turkey The only city in...

2 Sep

Top 10 Luxury Safari Destinations in Africa for 2019

Where in the world is Steph off to today? Part two of our two part article Stephanie Moss 5. CHOBE, BOTSWANA Chobe National Park the second largest national park in Botswana and is best known for its large elephant population.  The park consists of four distinct eco systems: Serondela with its lush floodplains...

4 Jul

Top 10 Luxury Safari Destinations for 2019

Part one of a two part article Where in the world is Steph off to today? 10. HWANGE, ZIMBABWE Hwange is Zimbabwe’s most famous game reserve and home to a large population of wildlife. Located a few hours’ drive from Victoria Falls, it is home to the dense concentrations of elephant...

15 Apr

4 tourism trends to look out for in 2019

Mixing business and travel is a thing now According to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), tourism is the fastest growing sector in South Africa and contributes close to 9% to South Africa's gross domestic product (GDP) and over 1,6 million people are employed...

22 Mar

How to make your conference stand out

For conference organizers, technology can be either a curse or a blessing when it comes to audience engagement. You could set your event apart using innovations such as live streams, smart events and RFID technology. But these solutions — and non-tech options — need to be leveraged strategically...

5 Mar

REINVENT THE EVENT BUFFET

Revamp your buffet setup with these six tips from the experts Buffets are an easy way to serve food and ensure that attendees eat a meal fit for their palates—but not all guests enjoy waiting in line for food and serving themselves. Here are some inspired ideas to revamp your...

8 Feb

Experts Predict the Next Big Travel Trends

1. New ways to escape the crowds Sven Lindblad, CEO of adventure cruise company, Lindblad Expeditions “People are well aware there’s been a massive explosion in travel, partially driven by countries with new ability to travel. Places will be overused. So the significant trend is to find...

21 Nov

Christmas Table Settings and Centrepieces

You are going to invite all your family on this Christmas. You are going to arrange a special party and invite all your guests to make this event extraordinary. Christmas comes once in a year and brings all your family together under the same roof....

15 Nov

8 DINNER PARTY ETIQUETTE RULES ALL GOOD HOSTS FOLLOW

When throwing a dinner party, it can be challenging to find time to relax and enjoy the company of your guests. With food to prep, tables to set, and people to #entertain, it's easy to get caught up in the chaos and forget the proper etiquette...

7 Nov

Do not let the risk of Malaria ruin your African adventure

There are so many wonderful destinations in Africa aimed at delivering that once-in-a-lifetime adventure of a safari into the wilderness. But so many of these destinations are plagued by malaria and could cause some rather unpleasant consequences if not addressed. The obvious choice is to...

24 Oct

Solutions Group Event

The Maslow Time Square, Pretoria was #SolutionsGroupEvents venue of choice for a large #launch for our Client’s veterinary target audience. A very good turnout of guests, an engaging fantastic Keynote speaker from abroad and excellent food all helped towards creating a memorable evening. ...

27 Sep

Our Client, a Global Leader in Pet Health

#SolutionsGroupEvents was so proud to have been associated with our Client, a global leader in pet health nutrition for the launch of a new and highly anticipated range of 5 new liquid products dedicated to hospitalised cats and dogs. Our Client is always at the forefront of...

19 Sep

BEST BUDGETING PRACTICES

Don’t let a small budget limit your event! We just can’t help but think about money in the events industry i.e. budgets, how to save, how to get the best bang for your buck etc. As planners, we’re the liaisons who usher our clients’ goals and imaginative...