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Top Ten Event Experiences in Johannesburg

We’re always looking for great spaces and experiences to share with theSQUAD’s clients and guests. Our city and its surrounds arefull of gems – from spas to rooftop bars. Here are our latest top ten Joburg recommendations.   1) Urban Oasis – Beechwood Gardens We’ve held many corporate functions at Beachwood Gardens and I even…

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10 Tips to Take a Charity Event from Good to Great

Producing South Africa’s biggest inner-city art exhibition, Night of 1000 Drawings (NOTD) for the last four years has given theSQUAD Creative Events lots of insight on how to run a charity event. As with other charity initiatives, NOTD is more than an art exhibition. It’s a year-long campaign during which the NOTD committee inspires the…

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The Seven Don’ts of Event Catering

Life’s too short to be boring and mediocre. This is particularly true when it comes to food. So while celebrating the month of love we’re being a bit unruly and sharing what we don’t love about event food. Event Planners and Managers from Johannesburg and beyond quake in their Nike’s when certain things are suggested…

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19 Event Trends for 2019

Generally speaking event trends for 2019 are on two separate trajectories: mindfulness and technology. The most successful experiences will find ways to merge the two. We’re already seeing a move towards more authentic events, while it is up to us event professionals to educate our clients on what the new tech can do. We’ll also…

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How to Give Differently this Festive Season

“Bake them a cake, write them a poem, give them a kiss, tell them a joke, but stop trashing the planet to tell someone you care.” George Monbiot  Can you feel the pressure mounting to find the perfect gift within budget? Well – here’s an idea – do as Mr Monbiot says and show you care in a different way,…

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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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