The humble Caffè Americano has a mysterious history

The humble Caffè Americano has a mysterious history Having a strong cup of premium-blend coffee at Harold’s Bar is one of our guest-favourites at Gallagher Convention Centre. The gardens in this part of Gallagher allow you to forget that you are in the city, and if you’re lucky, you will even receive a visit from […]

Choosing flowers for your event? Here is the ultimate guide to their meaning.

I recently went to a magical wedding where the centrepieces on the tables were tall, thin glass bottles, each with a single white lily. The simplicity delighted those obsessed with orderliness and the avid romantics. The power of flowers first dawned on me while watching the 2003 Tim Burton classic Big Fish. In one of the most iconic […]

Pairing wine with cheese: A quick guide

Pairing wine with cheese: A quick guide The modern day’s cheese and wine events aren’t new – in fact, records indicate that cheese and wine pairings have been around for generations. With that being said, most of us are still unsure as to which cheeses pair well with which wines. We often end up muddling […]

The MyBroadband Conference is returning to Gallagher Convention Centre

On the 26th of October 2017, thousands of IT professionals and tech enthusiasts will decend on Gallagher Convention Centre for the annual MyBroadband Conference. MyBroadband is promising that their 2017 conference will be the biggest and best yet. The conference is the premier ICT event in the country, and attracts thousands of top IT executives […]

Bottoms up! Try these cocktails at your spring party.

Bottoms up! Try these cocktails at your spring party.  On a spring afternoon, nothing goes down quite like a refreshing cocktail. Gallagher Convention Centre’s beverage manager, Kea Morathi, advises you try these for your next spring party.  Strawberry Daiquiri  Always a popular choice, this classic summertime drink is made with rum, strawberry liqueur, strawberry juice […]

Professional Beauty Trade Exhibition

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Spring décor trends to brighten any table

Spring décor trends to brighten any table Spring is a time of rebirth, and this is not just limited to nature. Forget about modest and reserved décor – this season calls for regeneration and vibrancy. The director of Unlimited Events Operations, Jerry Ntsele, recommends you keep the following trends in mind when planning your table […]

These ingredients are indispensable on your springtime table

With everyone planning spring events, we asked our top chef, Gordon Fraser, what ingredients are a must-have on a spring table. According to chef Gordon, spring calls for dishes that are brimming with flavour, and these ingredients will help you to achieve just that. Sun-dried tomato Chockful of lycopene, antioxidants and vitamin C, sun-dried tomatoes […]

VS Gaming partners with Orlando Pirates for eSports championship

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Gauteng Infrastructure Investment Conference

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