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The Power of Unexpected Kindness

When lockdown seemed to sever us from our community my frustrations levels were sky high. Creating the big events I love doing ground to a halt and I missed my clients and my team. Eventing can only happen so far via a Zoom call. On top of this, the weather got colder and I could…

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A Bolshoi Ballet Pirouette For Event Managers

*With thanks to MarkLives for publishing this article and the image is by Photographer Jeffrey Vanhoutte – the exploding dust you see there? powdered milk!* Many businesses have ‘pivoted’ during covid-19 but, for event managers, it’s been more of a Bolshoi Ballet pirouette, including having the resilience to spin around on your toes. Supporting people What’s become clear…

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The Power of Great Produce and Collaboration with Workbench

Workbench create “feel good work” for brands with a combination of hard-earned strategy and world-class creative execution. With it they grow brands and businesses over the long-term. And that feels good! We spoke to Mike from Workbench about strategising for their sizzling new Denny Campaigns and more… What role has your business played in the…

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Support Your Local and Add Goodness with Denny Mushrooms

The last two Denny Mushroom Campaigns (Support Your Local and Add Goodness) have made magic happen. We’re especially proud of the campaigns because they do good at a time when it is more needed than ever. And theSQUAD was involved in both! We caught up with SQUAD leader, Kelly McGillivray, for a chat about where theSQUAD…

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Making Good Things Happen with Twiga Communications

Twiga Communications are a highly creative, intrepid, client-centric boutique public relations and communications agency. They love making clients smile! We spoke to them about why working with theSQUAD on the Denny Mushroom’s Campaign was cool and why collaboration matters. What role has your business played in the recent Denny Campaigns? Our role was to spread…

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Digital ID E-Interview with theSQUAD Creative Events

Introducing Julian Robberts, Website Designer & Branding  and Co-Founder of Digital-ID. We caught up with Julian via an email interview (what else in this era?) and found out a little more about what makes him tick and what Digital-ID are doing at the moment – besides helping theSQUAD a lot! Hello Julian and thank for your…

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5 Ways to Create Virtual Events

Nearly 50% of the world is in some form of self-isolation and according to Julius Solaris, Editor of EventMB, as of March 2020, 90% of event professionals saw some or most of their business disappear and 2.75% were left unemployed globally.  So how do we do events differently when live group gatherings are not an…

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3 Intense Wellness Events Trends 2020

Forest Bathing Shinrin-yoku or forest bathing is a practice begun by the Japanese and over the centuries groves of Sugi and Hinoki cypress trees, known for their sense- aroma, have been nurtured in Japan specifically for therapeutic reasons. Forest therapy is also part of the national healthcare in some parts of Asia, treating chronic illness…

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Intern Love with theSQUAD Creative Event Management

Introducing theSQUAD Creative Event Management Interns 2020. Our stylish Karabo Mpheta is a Snake according to the Chinese Zodiac giving him sophisticated traits and making him the eye of the storm in a chaotic environment (it could be he’s in the right place). Before joining theSQUAD Karabo was a promoter/ brand ambassador for Bos Ice Tea,…

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Art Matters with Darryl George Gray

Darryl George Gray has studied Spanish, trekked most of Peru and seen the scorched in the deserts of Chile.  He is also the Founder of the Henry George Gallery and supporter of a cause close to our hearts. We spoke to him about South African art matters and more. Darryl, you’ve been in business since…

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Design Matters with Bradley Kirshenbaum

theSQUAD’s loves Brad and how he’s expressed his complex relationship with the city of Jozi through both design and commitment to urban renewal. Bradley spoke to us about his recent project – a collaborative book called, “I Love You I Hate You”, and this conversation follows in context of Gus Silber’s comments below: “Rarely have…

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Design Matters with Nikki Meier

Anyone else designing a sci-fi alphabet in 2020? Thought not. It’s amazing to work with designers who “get” a project because they’re talented and like the challenge of figuring out how to translate briefs into beauty. We spoke to Nikki Meier (designer of our Design Matters theme this month) about being creative and everything in between.…

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