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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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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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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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Top Seven Event Trends to Expect in 2018

Top Seven Event Trends to Expect in 2018 People are tired of event hype and want to be part of something authentic which adds value to their lives; or in the words of Julian Solaris from the Event Manager Blog, “There is no more time for fluff, sales talk and over-promising.” Budgets are tight and…

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Pop Up Dinner with the Chefs Joburg

If you’re in Johannesburg over these dates, end your year with mouthfuls of deliciousness.  4 nights only.  Wednesday 22 November to Saturday 25 November. Human.Kind Building Rooftop, Dunkeld West, Johannesburg. Your Chefs are Karel Jacobs & Reino Deetlefs. They are the perfect team – Reino is calculated, calm and methodical where Karel brings that spontaneous, mischievous and daring side in. It…

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Feed Your Body, Feed Your Mind

When theSQUAD helped with the KFC Taste Kitchen Finale we were honoured to meet people as passionate about food as we are, including the winners of the Ultimate Home Cooking Duo, Ali Nangamso Majija and Nosizwe Mji. Ali believes strongly in food sustainability and we had a chance to interview him to find out more.…

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Sustainable Food for Incredible Events

Instead of springing into summer we’re un-springing ourselves, seeing how we can do things differently. This includes finding ways to make event food more sustainable. For inspiration on how to reduce waste and menus that keep it deliciously local, we spoke to four of our outstanding event caterers. Owner of Fresh Creative Catering, Nikki Gaskell…

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8 Team Building Tips for a Digital Detox

Our brief was to create a team building getaway for a busy corporate client. They needed to unwind, without their digital devices, and get to know each other better. Here’s how we did it… It’s not easy wrenching a team of busy people away from their offices and cell phones – even when they’ve asked…

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Adcock Ingram Q&A with theSQUAD Leader Kelly McGillivray

theSQUAD Creative Events have been working with Adcock Ingram helping with Employee Engagement and other interesting things. We caught up with Kelly McGillivray, theSQUAD Leader, to find out exactly what they’ve been up to and why. Hi Kelly, how long have you been working with Adcock Ingram? It all began in 2013 when I started…

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Amping it Up with Kelly McGillivray: theSquad Creative Events Leader

2016 sees theSQUAD growing even bigger and better. Outstanding events, memorable Internal Communications, music and more. We chatted to Kelly McGillivray on being amped this year, being superwoman and making her team laugh.  You’re taking theSQUAD to new levels with “amped” this year – what inspired that  direction? Last year was hard,  it felt like…

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