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Magnetic Storm assists in showcasing the best of Eastern Cape creativity 05 October 2018

Magnetic Storm was delighted to be part of the Friends of the Art Museum fundraiser, the Museum Gala by Mantis.

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Magnetic Storm places the spotlight on Exporter of the Year 2018 23 August 2018

As a silver sponsor of the Exporter of the Year, 2018 Awards, Magnetic Storm collaborated with Exporters Eastern Cape to make it an evening to remember.

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Magnetic Storm brings Whispers of the Orient to Port Elizabeth with Jason Kieck 12 July 2018

Magnetic Storm is delighted to be part of Jason Kieck’s latest fashion show and gala dinner for the 8th year.

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Using the speed of sound 12 July 2018

Did you know: the human brain processes sound at a higher speed than any of its other senses, making it a great tool to connect audiences with content and their emotions.

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Purpose Beyond Profit 12 July 2018

Most businesses have a deep and abiding love affair with profit. They measure it, report on it, build strategies to maximise it. But business purpose is beyond your product and the profit you make, true purpose is always human.

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The Council of Event Professionals Africa launches 14 June 2018

In a bid to elevate careers in the event industry, promote excellence and professionalism, the Council of Event Professionals Africa (CEPA) has been created.

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Magnetic Storm designs lighting for Rent: The Musical 10 May 2018

Rent: The Musical is being performed for the first time in Port Elizabeth this month, and Magnetic Storm is delighted to be working with Platform Productions and Pemads again.

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Magnetic Storm takes part in the most beautiful race 10 May 2018

Magnetic Storm is delighted to have been a part of South Africa’s most beautiful road Race, and the largest all female road running race this weekend: the SPAR Women’s Challenge 2018.

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I am a leading learner and I am a learning leader 02 May 2018

We’re all guilty of exclaiming “I’m so busy, there’s no time.” But sometimes you need to stop. Pause. Reflect. Dream. Excite your soul.

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Crazy Q1 for Magnetic Storm 02 May 2018

In the space of three months, the Port Elizabeth and Cape Town Magnetic Storm crew have been involved in a myriad of projects which have been months in the making.

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Creative freedom

The general belief is that great ideas happen when people are free to think and that creatives thrive in situations that grant permission to make mistakes. I don’t disagree with the sentiment, ?creatives like many, do thrive when uncertainty is minimised, and convention is applied responsibly,? but I do see a challenge with the word freedom.

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Primetime: how do you use yours?

Take a moment and write down the top three things that you should be doing in your position to bring value to your business. These three things are what you do better than anyone else, things that directly and positively impact the organisation. Now to the right of that list, write down the top three things that you spend time on – and be honest, really honest.

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The arts in education

Magnetic Storm has been supporting youth theatre in Port Elizabeth for over 12 years. David Limbert who spearheads work with local schools and community theatre talks about the importance of investing in tech skills for emerging talent and the role of the arts in education.

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We love tech, but have we become a slave to it?

At Magnetic Storm, we do tech in a big way, every day. We love what it allows us to do, how people can connect, communicate and collaborate. But in today’s world, we’re always on, always plugged in, hiding behind a black mirror. But for an authentic relationship to happen, we need to connect in person. So are we becoming slaves to technology? Is it making us less happy, less 'us'?

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