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Comic Con Africa 2019

Comic Con to host inaugural SA Gaming Awards

The inaugural South Africa Gaming Awards will be hosted at Comic Con Africa 2019. The South Africa Gaming Awards is set to become a key feature of Comic Con Africa and has been established to celebrate individuals, teams, developers, streamers, journalists and the like in the gaming industry. Categories and submission details will be ... More

SqwidNet announced as Diamond sponsor for IoT Forum 2019

SqwidNet has extended their partnership with IT News Africa by returning as a Diamond Sponsor for the 3rd straight year at the annual IoT Forum Africa 2019, which is set to take place between 26-27 March 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand Johannesburg. The highly anticipated conference is targeted at thought leaders, IoT ... More

Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery buys facilities management expo

Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery has expanded its portfolio of exhibitions with the acquisition of the Facilities Management (FM) Expo from TE Trade Events. The FM Expo, which showcases products and services associated with property and building management and maintenance, will be co-located with Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery’s ... More

A talent to be reckoned with: The 2018 Eat Out Nederburg Rising Star

Candice Philip has been announced as the 2018 Eat Out Nederburg Rising Star at the 2018 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards. What started out as an apprenticeship at Gallagher Convention Centre soon turned into working under the likes of chefs David Higgs and Luke Dale-Roberts. Now Candice Philip is the captain of her own ship, ... More


HOEDSPRUIT: Southern African Wildlife College awarded for contribution to counter-poaching

The SAWC K9 Unit’s capacity was boosted this year by the highly innovative addition of 20 new, free-running pack dogs from Texas in the U.S.A. 2 days ago Kudu Awards Innovation Winner South African Wildlife College K9 Unit Johan van Straaten. Photo supplied. South African National Parks (SANParks) supported by Total South ... More

Party Venues

The Canvas Riversand Are you looking for a modern, sleek and versatile space to host your next big function? Then look no further than The Canvas Riversands. The diverse space can cater for events from a board meeting to a concert for thousands. Not only will you have your event at one of Joburg’s coolest venues, but you’ll ... More

Comic Con Africa 2019 is set to be ‘bigger and better’

Johannesburg – Reed Exhibitions Africa and ReedPOP on Thursday announced that the second edition of Comic Con Africa will take place from 21 to 24 September at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Gauteng. The first ever Comic Con Africa, which took place in September 2018, was so huge that the organisers have now decided to add an ... More

#HassleFree special offer

Gallagher Convention Centre has put together a special year-end offering aimed in particular at the businesses in the Midrand area. At R240.00 per person (including VAT) clients will get the convenience and exclusivity of a dedicated venue, a specially formulated menu, free dance floor and a sound system to plug into. Have a hassle-free ... More

SA’s getting an extra day: Comic Con Africa 2019 dates and venue announced

South Africa played host to Africa’s very first Comic Con event earlier this year, which saw hordes of the excited and the curious descend on the Kyalami Convention Centre in Johannesburg to spend huge sums on money on all manner of geekery. It was… rather awesome. And now we’re going to get to do it all over again. Organisers ... More

Save the date: Securex South Africa 2019 set to continue on integrated physical and cybersecurity path

On the back of the most successful Securex South Africa expo to date in 2018, Africa's leading security and fire trade exhibition will return to Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg for its 26th edition from 14 to 16 May 2019. “Securex South Africa 2018 drew in over 7,000 visitors, a more than 40 percent jump in attendee ... More