Fizz Marketing have won the bid to fulfill the event management and support role for the fourth Africa LPG Summit 2017, which will be held at Emperor's Palace. This international event will see delegates from around the world in attendance.
Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Fizz Marketing founder Celeste Whitaker has recently joined the Women in MICE (Meetings Incentives Conferences Exhibitions) Mentorship Programme as a mentor. In 2016 was Celeste was named one of the Top 40 Women in MICE and was invited to a Women in MICE breakfast, held at Meetings Africa. It was at this event that the programme was announced. Says Celeste: "I decided to apply to become a mentor as I believe I have experience and knowledge which I can share with a mentee."
Rocaline Dube and Michelle Beckmann were recently on-site managing events, the SUSE Expert Days. These events were held in unison in Durban, South Africa and Nairobi, Kenya. These were two events out of a five-city roadshow. The events focused on the challenges of the digital transformation and how open source solutions built on Linux can help SUSE's clients learn more about their product offering.
|SUSE Expert Days Durban|
|SUSE Expert Days Nairobi|
Our featured speaker for this month is Mandy Wiener, award-winning investigative reporter specialising in legal matters. Mandy worked for Eyewitness News from 2004 to 2014, reporting on radio stations like Talk Radio 702, 567 Cape Talk and more.
|Award-winning reporter Mandy Wiener|
Our featured venue is Zietsies Guest House & Private Dining Room, as recommended by Michelle Beckmann. Michelle will be hosting a birthday bash there soon. The venue is owned by Elzabe Zietsmans, a well known South African songstress and actress.
Zietsies Guest House and Private Dining Room
Wednesday, 15 March 2017
Elegant, opulent and with all the added comforts you could possibly think of, DaVinci Hotel and Suites is our featured venue in this issue. Recommended by Tshepo Taunyane, the hotel recently added over 200 square metres of additional conference space. The space was named after the Italian actress, Sophia Loren. The Sophia is designed in a Renaissance style and features an art projector, audio-visual equipment, high-speed wifi, and screening facilities.
Us Fizzers have once again had the opportunity to do what we love best by organizing DevConf 2017 for the 2nd year running! In just 2 years the event has become a “must attend” event in the local developer world. The event was held at VodaWorld in Midrand and was sold out - attracting over 700 software developers from some of the top companies in the country. This annual, one-day event is community-driven and vendor-neutral. The line-up of speakers was huge with over 40 speakers including some international speakers, speaking about a range of topics relevant to the world of developers. Some topics included software product design, Android development, and even flying a drone with VR.