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05 Sep 2019

4IR top of mind at upcoming STEM Conference & Career Expo

[Johannesburg, 25 July 2019]: As South Africa faces a critical shortage of skills in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and youth unemployment is at an all-time high, closing this gap has become a vital imperative. In a bid to both tackle youth unemployment and seek innovative solutions to the STEM skills crisis in South Africa, the 3rd Annual STEM Conference & Career Expo will be taking place from 4 to 5 October 2019 at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg. While the overall rate of unemployment in South Africa remains high at 27.6% in the first quarter of 2019, more alarming is the rate of unemployment among…

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21 Aug 2019

Vodacom has announced that it will partner with rAge Expo as the event’s title sponsor.

Vodacom has announced that it will partner with rAge Expo as the event’s title sponsor. The company said that its investment into the South African gaming and esports scene will be “one of the biggest to date, by any brand”. “We have been following the South African gaming and esports scene intently over the past few years,” said Jorge Mendes, Chief Officer of Vodacom Consumer Business. “Gaming and esports is one of the largest and fastest-growing industries in the world and South Africa is home to many gamers with an intense passion for it.” “This partnership with rAge is just the beginning as it allows us to participate in a…

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15 Aug 2019

Rage Expo – Ramped up with a new look and feel and more game than ever before

rAge has secured its spot as one of the most mind-blowing events to take place in Joburg each year. 2018 saw over 34 000 gamers and geeks swarm the TicketPro Dome, and this year visitors will once again cross the threshold to a three-day thrill-fest to get lost in the fantasy-inspired whirlwind of gaming, cosplay, geek culture, tech and gaming merch that is Planet rAge. rAge 2019 has been ramped up another level with a brand-new look and feel, with the introduction of an awesome new logo, that rings in a new era of incredible for the event. “The industry we’re in is always updating things, pushing boundaries and doing something…

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08 Jul 2019

WHAT TO EXPECT AT MEDIATECH AFRICA 2019

An Inspired, Immersive, Multisensory Experience Or For a Glimpse into the Future where Technology Drives Innovation and Disruption Be at Mediatech Africa 2019 Or What’s shaping the Creative Pulse of the Media and Entertainment Industries? Be at Mediatech Africa 2019 and be First to Find Out March 2019 As we power into the Fourth Industrial Revolution – the development of technology is gaining increasing momentum and evolving at the speed of light. New trends and technologies are driving innovation, disruption and opportunities for growth in the media and entertainment industry and going forward, it’s safe to expect a period of exciting change. According to Mediatech Africa exhibition director Simon Robinson,…

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08 Jul 2019

MEDIATECH AFRICA – CALLING ALL SOUND ENGINEERS: MIX A FRESHLYGROUND TRACK & STAND IN LINE TO WIN A BURSARY VALUED AT R100K

To commemorate the 10th year of the media and entertainment trade show – Mediatech Africa and Academy of Sound Engineers (ASE) have collaborated with Freshlyground to launch MasterMix – an inspiring new competition for emerging sound engineers. With incredible prizes valued at over R130 000 up for grabs, and the opportunity to mix the separates of Refuge, an unreleased Freshlyground track, the organisers are expecting a lot of interest and for that reason have capped the entries at 100. Even more exciting – the winning mix may be released on an upcoming Freshlyground album – a decision to be taken by the band. Applications are now open (click here to enter: http://bit.ly/MASTERMIX)…

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08 Jul 2019

UPCOMING SOULFEST CANCELLED

UPCOMING SOULFEST CANCELLED  (Published Monday 8th July 2019) Johannesburg, South Africa – With just over a month to go to the 2019 edition of the SoulFest Concert, which was set to showcase three international headliners, organisers today made the difficult decision to cancel it due to poor ticket sales. Glen21 Entertainment’s Glen Netshipise issued out this statement earlier today: “It’s with deep regret that we have to cancel this year’s festival. Sadly following an in-depth review of current ticket sales in our already challenging economic climate, together with our partners and investors, we as a business decided it was not financially viable to continue doing the show. We plan to…

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