New wine record at 34th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction
by Editor on 01 October 2018
New wine record at 34th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Strict selection criteria and a finely tuned line-up paid off at the 34th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction held in the Stellenbosch winelands over the weekend with a higher than expected turnover exceeding R10,5 million and a new record price for red wine. Total sales amounted to R10 593 760 this year with the average price per case at R5 265 a...
Women’s Lifestyle Expo announces dynamic partnership with ChangeMakersHub
by Editor on 26 September 2018
Collaboration and support for women has seen the creation of a truly worthwhile partnership as the Women’s Lifestyle Expo – brought to you by FMI – joins forces with the innovative online empowerment platform, ChangeMakersHub (CMH). The multisensory, multi-faceted Women’s Lifestyle Expo (#WLE2018) is taking over Joburg’s Montecasino Piazza from Saturday, 29 September to Sunday, 30 September. Founded by ...
Women’s Lifestyle Expo High Tea set to attract who’s who of South African businesswomen
by Editor on 19 September 2018
Sit down to an intimate High Tea with some of South Africa’s most dynamic, impressive and influential women at this year’s Woman’s Lifestyle Expo (#WLE2018). Guests will be treated to a sumptuous tea while hearing how these phenomenal women managed to achieve their success; balancing demanding careers and motherhood and still managing to embrace their femininity. This sumptuous networking opportunity – brough...
Helen Johns the Powerhouse Behind Women's Lifestyle Expo
by Editor on 19 September 2018
After a few years on the catwalks of South Africa and Europe, Helen Johns (Atlantic Seaboard/ City Bowl) found herself in the Mother City to complete a university degree. In between lectures and socialising in the city, she and a friend started a small clothing company on Greenmarket Square. Once her entrepreneurial spirit got a taste of the opportunities out there, there was no looking back - she co-founded The Sour...
East Coast Radio to broadcast live from Renishaw Hills
by Editor on 10 July 2018
Those looking for a quality investment on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast should tune into East Coast Radio (ECR) on Friday, 13 July between 9am and 12pm for an exciting live broadcast. Damon Beard and his team will be broadcasting their popular show live from Renishaw Hills, a mature lifestyle village located just outside of Scottburgh. Anyone wanting to be part of the fun is welcome to visit the Renishaw Hills’...
Nedbank renews longstanding Cape Winemakers Guild partnership
by Editor on 03 July 2018
Nedbank renews longstanding Cape Winemakers Guild partnership Nedbank, established partner of the Cape Winemakers Guild for over two decades, has extended its sponsorship of the Guild until 2020. As a proud supporter of the Cape Winemakers Guild since 1995, Nedbank has played an integral part in the annual Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction, as well as various skills development programmes through the Nedban...
Subz Pants and Pads’ Facilitator Thabete Changing Girls’ Lives One School at a Time
by Editor on 12 June 2018
Although Nokwazi Thabethe will admit to harbouring a few nerves on her first day as a facilitator for Project Dignity – the NPO extension of Subz Pants and Pads – after a few moments spent addressing the schoolgirls, she knew she had found her calling. “I was working in customer care at a contact centre and when I heard about the position as a facilitator for Subz, and I decided to go for it,” said the d...
Falke South Africa expands its global footprint
by Editor on 06 June 2018
Legwear specialists FALKE South Africa will this month be expanding its global footprint, when they establish a retail presence in Australia. According to Group Marketing Executive Keaton Quarmby, they have just returned from an extremely successful visit to Australia. “There are definitively great similarities between the target markets here in South Africa and in Australia. Our audiences share comparable lif...
Best Braai tips from Fire & Feast Meat Festival experts
by Editor on 06 June 2018
To give you a taster of what to expect from this year’s Fire & Feast Meat Festival, heating up Joburg’s Ticketpro Dome from 8 to 10 June, we’ve chatted to some of the experts featuring at the meaty exhibition. Here are the top 10 braai tips from the masters of meat, braai, sauce and spice. 1. Crown National A leading supplier of spices, herbs, seasonings, sauces and condiments, Crown National – the ev...
Wrap up of the 3rd ICPCN Conference in Durban
by Editor on 05 June 2018
The International Children’s Palliative Care Network (ICPCN) 3rd bi-annual conference came to a successful end on Saturday. The conference, held in partnership with local organizations Umduduzi - Hospice Care for children, Palliative Treatment for Children South Africa (PatchSA) and the Hospice Palliative Care Association of South Africa (HPCA) and themed ‘Inspiration, Innovation, Integration,’ magnificently fu...
Renishaw Hills launches Phase 4 development on premium site
by Editor on 30 May 2018
Discerning investors looking for a quality-finish mature lifestyle village that offers a holistic, outdoors’ lifestyle in a modern, open-plan design, offering endless coastal views, can expect to find every desire met at Renishaw Hills’ Phase 4 development, launching this June. Situated on some of the estate’s premium sites, Phase 4 will include nine 3-bedroom freestanding homes as well as 14 two-bedroom ma...
Decorex Joburg celebrates significant milestone at 2018 show
by Editor on 18 May 2018
Decorex Joburg, the flagship Decorex exhibition, is celebrating 25 years of décor excellence with an incredible designer line-up for its 2018 edition. Presented by Plascon, this milestone exhibition will be taking place at the Gallagher Convention Centre from 8 to 12 August. “It has been an incredible year for décor and design and we are so excited to be celebrating these beautiful trends – while looking fo...
Smoking hot features line-up at this year's Fire & Feast Meat Festival
by Editor on 18 May 2018
SMOKING HOT FEATURES LINE-UP AT THIS YEAR'S FIRE & FEAST MEAT FESTIVAL The hottest meat-lover’s gettogether, the Fire & Feast Meat Festival presented by Crown National, has a mouth-watering line-up of new features that will be showcasing at Joburg’s Ticketpro Dome from 8 to 10 June. A proudly South African affair, the Fire & Feast Meat Festival is a celebration of all things fired, grilled and braai’d with...
Fabulous feature line-up for Decorex Cape Town 2018
by Editor on 11 April 2018
The highly-anticipated Decorex Cape Town – sponsored by Plascon - taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 27 April to 1 May, includes a noteworthy décor and design line-up brimming with a number of new #rhythmoflife features. Colourful curations Winners of the Best Overall Stand at this year’s Decorex Durban, Plascon has truly positioned itself as the colour expert with this be...
Launch of South African ‘hubsites’ provides one-stop information spot for all things local
by Editor on 28 March 2018
I created On South Africa to empower, uplift and support South African businesses and charities, and to allow people the opportunity to follow their dreams. On South Africa is one simple, easy-to-use platform where businesses of all sizes are given equal opportunity to thrive,” said Sarah Whitaker, founder of the revolutionary new site, On South Africa (OnSA). Prompted by the desire to see more companies given ...
@home Trend Home presented by Decorex set to be a showstopper
by Editor on 15 March 2018
Choice pieces of designer furniture from @home homeware store and @homelivingspace will be carefully positioned in the beautifully curated @home Trend Home presented by Decorex. This stunning home space installation forms part of a full feature programme at Decorex Durban, sponsored by Plascon, taking place from 21 to 25 March at the Durban Exhibition Centre. “There is such a rich selection of @home furniture...
Decorex Durban reveals fresh features for 2018 show
by Editor on 06 March 2018
While international trends and styles filter throughout the décor, design and lifestyle industries, it’s always interesting to witness how these global preferences are interpreted at a local level. Decorex Durban – sponsored by Plascon – promises a strong design-focused exhibition for 2018 with 15 leading designers collaborating with industry experts to curate on-trend spaces that encapsulate the #rhythmoflife...
Financial boost from SAB Foundation puts Subz Pants and Pads on the fast track
by Editor on 05 February 2018
Subz Pants and Pads, the KwaZulu-Natal-based organisation which sells patented reusable sanitary pads, was accepted into the SAB Foundation’s Social Innovation Fund and Accelerator programme aimed at fast-tracking social purpose businesses. Sue Barnes, founder of Subz Pants and Pads and its non-profit extension, Project Dignity, said she was honoured to have been accepted into the SABF Social Innovation Acceler...
Find your #rhythmoflife at Decorex 2018
by Editor on 15 December 2017
Now in its 25th year, Decorex SA - South Africa’s premier décor, design and lifestyle exhibition – is bringing together all the right colours, designs, fabrics and inspiration to open up a path of harmonious creativity suited to each individual’s rhythm. By channelling the demands of everyday life into a productive, embracing space, visitors will get the chance to discover their own unique style, their #rhythm...
‘BANKEX’ brings fintech opportunities to South Africa
by Editor on 14 December 2017
Business leaders and financial institutions were invited to the South African launch of ‘BANKEX’, a decentralised Bank-as-a-Service model of enterprise (BaaS) which has garnered significant attention from private and institutional investors globally. This BANKEX model is held by BKX company. The introduction of this cryptocurrency was hosted by the BANKEX international team members at various venues across the c...