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Pandora Reflexions Media Launch

  “Don’t follow trends, start trends.” Frank Capra The client brief was: “Make it Instagram-able, so it trends” so that’s what we did. Here are 10 reasons why the Pandora Reflexions Media Launch got trending… “Our intention creates our reality.” Wayne Dyer P.S. Please look out for #1120under5 – we’re proud to be helping Kentucky Fried…

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Top 5 Inspiration Day Events for Team Building

  When someone says “team building” our skin crawls a little. We’re all for building and working together – that’s what we do with our clients, with our suppliers and especially with each other in our office. What we do like doing is inspiring. Putting together days or activities that make people feel… Feel happy,…

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Top 4 Reasons to Have Outdoor Events

  We’re celebrating all things al fresco this season, embracing the mood-enhancing effects of being outdoors, especially after the cold and dark wintry months. What’s great about having events outdoors? Everything! We can even handle the chance of rain with some prep. Research has shown that being outdoors has a de-stressing effect, so doing as…

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8 Ways to be an Event Planner with SWAG

SWAG has a few meanings, but for us it’s about strutting your stuff and making your mark. Events, big or small, need large doses of SWAG to be fun and memorable. As an event planner in Johannesburg theSQUAD have been planning and doing major SWAG-a-licious events for over five years now, so here are a…

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Local is Lovely: the Squad Event Managers Johannesburg

Being challenged excites the Squad Creative Events. Tell us it can’t be done and we will show you otherwise. We can do the school room seating conferences in our sleep – does that make us happy? NOT A CHANCE! Making things fun makes us happy. Getting a brief from a client that says. “Find me a scrap yard that crushes…

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Extreme Eventing with the Squad Event Managers Johannesburg

What is extreme eventing? This is where you pull rabbits out of hats, putting conferences together in under a day. theSQUAD Creative Event Management and Planning team in Johannesburg have been experiencing all the extremes: weather, emotions, wit, stress, fun and more. Here are our top six signs that you are now an extreme event planner. Two: You know that there are…

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The A to Z of theSQUAD Creative Events

Since starting theSQUAD in 2013 we’ve done so many different types of events we’ve almost covered the entire alphabet. Bam! Here’s a little retrospective of some of the fabulous work we’ve done with inspiring clients who trust our unique creative spirit. Activations In a sense every event we do is an activation, but the “Move…

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Good Vibes with the Squad Event Management Johannesburg

As successful event planners and managers we create good vibes for a living, designing unforgettable experiences. To do this, engaging all five senses is vital, as well as tapping into that elusive six sense – a mixture of experience, intuition and fun. Preempting what’s needed takes an event from good to great. “Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.” Colin Powell…

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Doing Food Differently, the Squad Event Managers Johannesburg

“Our bodies are our gardens – our wills are our gardeners.”  William Shakespeare Two of the biggest food trend predictions for 2018 were the rise of veganism and (wait for it) edible glitter.  Along with veges and sparkles we like the idea of flexitarianism. Being flexible about food but making ethical and environmental based decisions…

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Repurpose, Reuse, Recycle: Squad Events Management, Johannesburg

The Squad Creative Event Managers from Johannesburg are here to combat feelings of “eco-fatigue” or “greenwashing” with good news about recycling; plus some creative ideas for repurposing. Don’t throw it away, re-imagine it. “Creativity means repurposing. Even your regrets can be repurposed.” Steve Supple The Squad recently planned and managed an awards event in Johannesburg involving a recycled ramp,…

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I Deliver, We Win – with Kellogg’s South Africa

We caught up with Squadron Leader Kelly and found out what made theSQUAD’s first event for Kellogg’s South Africa snap, crackle and pop… What was it like working with your new client Kellogg’s? Detailed – a very diverse bunch of very clever people – initially we worked with a committee from across the business to put…

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Passion, Integrity, Authenticity, Delivery – theSQUAD 2018

Last year put the “f” into feisty. But one thing we now know for sure is theSQUAD can take the heat when the pressure skyrockets. We couldn’t have made it through 2017 without the support of our remarkable suppliers, clients and epic 24/7 SQUAD team. Thank you and here’s to an accomplished 2018 ♡ “You truly are the BEST, most…

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