Products – Event Greening
We are also proud to offer our new biodegradable napkins. We have new designs in a variety of colours. Another eco-aware move as people are moving away from using napkins as they are wasteful of water (especially in CPT and other drought affected areas). They are also made locally to reduce the carbon footprint of transporting them from overseas.
Following the important trend of no more plastic straws, Nicolson Russell is proud to manufacture eco-friendly straws - made from 18/10 stainless steel (this insures the taste is not affected - lower grades of stainless steel can affect the taste of drinks). Our straws are plated in titanium for longevity - we can offer a variety of colours: black, rose gold, gold, blue, rainbow and plain stainless steel. We offer bent or straight 6mm diameter straws that are all dishwasher safe.
ATKV Klein-Kariba is the ideal breakaway conference centre at the foot of the Waterberg. With an experienced conference team ensuring that nothing goes wrong and that all your needs are met, you’re able to devote all your energy to creative and innovative thinking. We offer modern facilities for groups of up to 700 delegates, a choice between various accommodation options, top-class catering and recreational activities to suit everyone’s needs. Our adventure and leadership centre also offers team-building packages based on outdoor activities, which can be customised according to groups’ unique requirements.
Bar motion is a vibrant, dynamic company that serves the Corporate and Event's industry in South Africa. We provide professional mobile bar services, such as Gelato, Cappuccino and Smoothie bars for training days, expos, product launches and other corporate events. Barmotion is trying to do our little part for the environment. We now offer a greening fee which will convert our standard bar into a more eco friendly option for your event.
ConCept G strives toward being environmental ambassadors. We endeavour to motivate our business partners and supply chain to become aware of their carbon footprint and by sharing the principles adapted, to also adopt environmentally friendly practices. It is important for us to notify all business partners of our environmentally friendly greening policy. We recognise this commitment in other companies, therefore suppliers, clients and any affiliate companies that share the same commitment to the environment, are preferred.
The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) is committed to becoming a leading environmentally sustainable convention centre. We are committed to excellence in environmental responsibility in all facets of our business – from infrastructure and operational policies to recycling programmes, CTICC is serious about making a difference and becoming an industry leader in sustainability and event greening.
Our team has earned a reputation for its efficient implementation as well as the care we take of each and every element. For clients, the two facts that come to mind when describing the company is that we consistently over deliver on expectations and the attention to detail is remarkable. Our speciality of being hands-on and taking time with the details has always paid off. Pro-activeness is another trait that wows the clients.
We offer a full turnkey event design, décor rental and styling service, from mock set-ups, to onsite delivery, set up and breakdown. We have a manufacturing division, allowing us to design and make custom wrought iron and metal decor items and furniture for both in and outdoor use. Our range to date includes café and cocktail tables, plinths, braziers, easels, candelabras and chandeliers. Our design team is very active in coming up with new and interesting event solutions. If you have an idea, we will get it made.
Whether you want to make a marketing statement or throw a memorable event, Fizz Marketing has the experience, expertise, contacts, patience and passion to make it happen – stress and hassle-free. The committed and enthusiastic team will be there from start to finish, helping you strategise, giving you ideas, attending to problems, dealing with suppliers … in fact, doing anything that will free you up to focus on the business that you do best.
Declare your brand’s commitment to a greener future. Customise our locally made, sustainable hemp products with your logo to help your business tread more lightly or add an eco-conscious element to your event. Choose from men’s and ladies t-shirts, sweatshirts, caps, shopper bags, conference bags and more.
Hemp is natural; grows rapidly; needs no pesticides; needs little water; is warm in winter; is cool in summer; is more absorbent than cotton; naturally hypo-allergenic; excellent for asthma and allergy sufferers; anti-viral and anti-bacterial.
We seek to offset the carbon footprint of our operations and take care to conduct our business in an environmentally responsible way. We offer our clients an opportunity to do the same by contributing a tree for every delegate that attends our events. Beyond green for us, more than just ensuring that the flowers for decorations are seasonal, the food is locally grown, waste is recycled, or emissions offset. It is about playing our role as a responsible corporate citizen to promote and embrace business practices that meet the needs of the present, without compromising the ability of future generations.
MERICAPA is a skills development company, providing specialized and relevant industry-focused workshops, seminars and conferences to South Africa and African private and public sectors. Quality service delivery is our business. Our team is highly qualified, experienced and professional.
As part of a new generation of thinkers, our team understands that beautiful design and conscious living go hand in hand. With nature and greenery being a core focus, Plantr provides beautiful products designed for positive impact, healthier environments, and feel good spaces. Our planters are created for use with self-watering liners, which save vast amounts of water and allow plants to consume water as they need. The finishes we use are solvent-free and emit zero VOCs. Plantr’s commitment to sustainability extends to our packaging, where we re-use and recycle where possible.
Potters Hand Activations is a well established Activations Company that specializes in the conceptual and logistical requirements surrounding the broad spectrum of the events arena and the experiential marketing domain. Potters Hand Activations is 51% Black Owned by WKG and a level 2 BBBEE contributor. We specialize in Experiential Marketing Solutions which is driven around being able to touch and feel the brand, service or product in a real and tangible way.
At Protovate our talented team of industrial and visual designers, create environmentally conscious concept products and furniture to our clients. Working primarily with forestry council certified sustainable timber, we are committed to actualizing your vision with a dedicated team and keen craft. Our dream is to grow beyond using sustainable wood, and start producing indigenous timber in South Africa. By, growing locally, we can create jobs, support the environment and build our local economy.
Across the globe there is a movement amongst corporates, hotels and individuals who are striving to minimise their impact on the environment. As an Imvelo award winner and Platinum member of the Heritage Programme, "greening" our hotel is of fundamental importance to us. There are numerous green efforts underway at our property.
Shades of Green Events is committed to protecting the environment and sees environmental protection as one of our guiding principles and a key component of sound business performance. We aim to professionally manage events and exhibitions in such a way that there is minimal negative environmental impact, while increasing the economic, social and environmental benefit. We do this by focussing on the triple bottom line – financial profitability, environmental integrity and social equity. We encourage clients, partners, suppliers and service providers to consider the environment in their operations and initiatives, and in particular offer services – carbon footprint analysis and environmental policy development – to assist them in this regard.
Show Light is your one-stop custom event creation shop. From brand activation to birthday parties, from corporate conferences to stage shows, we take the stress out of any event by planning and managing the whole project start to finish. We providing all the equipment and staffing solutions to minimize costs, and ensure excellent service. We know that when it comes to planning that perfect event, promotion or function it comes down to the execution. You might know exactly what you want but you don’t necessarily know how to make it happen at the venue and that’s why we are here to help. With our expertise in the industry we will make your vision a reality.
Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery offers South Africa’s largest portfolio of exhibitions servicing business to business sectors of the Southern African economy. Backed by over 42 years of experience, Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery is a member of the prestigious Montgomery Group and is recognised locally and internationally as an organiser of innovative, inspiring and highly effective exhibitions that meet the needs of the industries it serves. The Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery brand is synonymous with integrity and professionalism. A company that aspires to the highest possible service standards, with a focus on customer care.
Our services in Waste Management include the development of Recycling Programmes; programmes for the Management of both Organic and Inorganic Waste; Waste Audits and monitoring of Waste Companies. Sun Cé's work in Green Building Design covers both Internal and External design aspects, including: advice on Construction Aspects for new buildings; design of Programmes to "Green" Existing Buildings; landscaping, using indigenous and endemic plants; the development of Plant Lists; and redesigning gardens, focussing on using indigenous plants.
We are a Brand Studio, An Experiential Event, Activations Agency, and bespoke Design & Décor studio. We are about communication and when we help you communicate , we make sure it is done with a surge. Surge isn’t just what we call ourselves. It is who we are and what we do. We don’t cling to conventions, we dare to be different and create our own customs according to our clients needs. We look for creative answers to old questions. Arriving at new stories to be remembered.
Rightfully taking its place as a highly sought-after special event and exhibition venue, the Coca-Cola dome stands tall and proud in stature beckoning the lustre of Johannesburg. The vibrancy of the Mzansi entertainment scene continuously transforms the venue and defines its youthful buoyancy. Capturing the significant cultural diversity of South Africa since 1997, the Coca-Cola dome is growing to be the cornerstone of Johannesburg entertainment. Organisers and visitors alike can enjoy the venues accessibility and it’s unrivalled capacity to host any event with ease, shaping it into the city’s most flexible entertainment venue.
Central to our business ethic is a commitment to ensuring environmental sustainability. With the increased global demand to manage the earth’s precious resources, the forum company has embarked on carbon–reduction initiatives throughout our business. And we like to work with our clients to enable them to run greener events and conferences. Some of our initiatives include using online registration and email as primary communication methods and creating downloadable presentations rather than printed material. On the catering side we source the freshest available local ingredients and serve fresh filtered water eliminating the use of plastic bottles. Our venues are designed to make use of natural light and fresh air and we have installed light sensor systems that activate only when movement occurs. From our admin office to our conference rooms, we are constantly looking for ways to reduce our carbon footprint.
Magic Linen is 100% stain resistant, needs almost no ironing and is completely economical relative to natural linen or cotton tableware. The unique features of Magic Linen fabrics are that they are finished with a special non-toxic FDA approved wash that protects against stains up to 10 times longer than a conventionally treated fabric. Magic Linen fabrics provide protection against liquid and food spills – simply wipe the fabric with a damp cloth – saving on water and energy. The following products can be made from Magic Linen fabric: Table clothes, runners, scatter cushions, aprons, napkin and cutlery holders, chair covers, place mats and more.
The Vineyard Hotel offers ’Green’ Conferencing with notable features including the use of wind-farm energy, biodegradable picnic hampers, the purchasing of SA & local, organic, green and fair-trade products and the recycling of over 94% of all their waste. It runs a diverse programme of community outreach and funding projects with local education, welfare, medical and environmental NGO’s. The hotel is a signatory to the Carbon Price Communique, member of the Event Greening Forum, certified as a eco-friendly Hotel and is a multiple winner of the prestigious Imvelo Award.
Thebe Reed Exhibitions is the most cost effective way to generate new business as customers enjoy nothing better than good face-to-face interactions. As Africa’s leading exhibition network, we develop each event based on extensive customer research and can organise events of any size, for any agenda to ensure that you meet your objectives. We are committed to forming close working relationships with our clients, enabling them to see and be seen and form profitable connections. We take our role in building industry networks, sustaining business communities and facilitating education and professional learning very seriously.
Three City Events is a leading owner and organizer of consumer and trade exhibitions. We recognize that exhibitions are by nature and history not green and it is therefore important that we consider the impact on the planet and on the community when planning an event. We are committed to ensuring that our exhibitions are managed true to the principles of the triple bottom line (people, planet and profit) and that we not only live up to these principles ourselves but spread the word to others in the same industry and persuade clients and suppliers to explore sustainable business options.
Tourvest Incentives Meetings & Events proficiencies lie in servicing corporate meetings, incentives, conferences and events, all with a view to realising business objectives which have an impact on the bottom line. We are geared towards Business sustainability through the development of the environment, economy and social awareness. We are committed to innovative green business practice, recycling, reducing carbon footprint and uplifting our society in which we operate. Our edge is due to our standing within the Tourvest Destination Management brand (a division of Tourvest Holdings (Pty) Ltd, Southern Africa’s leading diversified tourism company). This gives us access to a global powerhouse with established procedures which lend weight to procurement, supplier management, green policy, logistics. Our aim as an industry leader is to influence and change the industry around us in a positive way so as to benefit all shareholders and the environment for a better future.
Townhouse Hotel, situated in the heart of the Cape Town CBD, is seeing great results from its extensive green conferencing programme. Aside from its central location, world-class facilities and flexibility, it is the hotel’s sustainability initiatives that have helped position it as a leader in the conference industry. The conference centre itself is spread out over two levels and is equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and presentation aids. The centre is highly flexible due to the modular nature of its venues, and can accommodate large theatre-style presentations of up to 250 people as well as smaller meetings or break-away sessions. Full wifi coverage is offered in all the venues with a state-of-the-art 8MB fully symmetric, unshared and unshaped internet connection, which can be accessed at an additional cost.
True North Events (TNE) develops and executes integrated events for corporates. We are involved in projects from brief to completion, and focus on linking projects to brand, strategy and measurable ROI. Our core strengths are linking projects to brand, attention to detail, small specialist dedicated team depending on project scope, qualified project managers to deal with projects and a strong focus on client management. We have worked on projects such as launches, road shows, results presentations, brand launches, year end events, recognition and awards events.
The University of Cape Town Conference Management Centre (CMC) has been Organizing conferences, meetings and events for Societies, Associations, Corporates and University Departments for more than 20 years. Our professional conference planners are experts in managing conferences and events at any meeting venue or location. We specialize in on-line registration, web site production, site selection & hotel contracting and financial management. We strive to provide all of our clients with excellent customer service. We will manage your production of your conference in every aspect, freeing your time and ensuring that your projects run smoothly, looks professional and stays within budget.
Valverde is embracing the trend to go green, which seems quite apt considering Valverde literally means ‘green valley’ in Spanish and Italian. We believe that it is time for businesses to take environmental responsibility seriously! Valverde is now a member of Heritage Environmental Management Company. Heritage is an environmental certification company specializing in the independent recognition, review and certification of environmental performance across the services sector.