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Reflection on 2015 17 December 2015

Being named Spar DC Supplier of the Year is a reflection of the positive, memorable and effective work our team produce and certainly is a highlight of 2015.

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Things I never knew #3 27 November 2015

How do you suspend a car from a ceiling? Magnetic Storm will do whatever it takes and more, to deliver what you envision for your event.

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Speed Up Google Chrome 22 October 2015

Speed up Google Chrome (And get rid of annoying popups)

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Stoep Stories 03 September 2015

Stoep Stories in Die Baai. Dozi en Wicus van der Merwe, met die Mattheus Band.

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A year older. A year wiser. 03 September 2015

Celebrating 34 years of great partnerships!

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The Role of business events on tourism 26 August 2015

One will agree that tourism whether on a large or small scale, affects the host community. This is particularly evident during the period of the event and occasionally continues afterwards.

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SAACI CONGRESS 2015 17 August 2015

The SAACI 2015 conference came to Cape Town this month, and our crew were proud to be involved, if not a little pressurized.

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Things I never knew #1 17 August 2015

A “quick, simple” one hour staff communication was worth hours of prep to achieve a professional, seamless event at a leading international company took hours.

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CREATING A CULTURE OF SAFETY 24 July 2015

When it comes to events, safety is paramount.

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KHAYALETHU ART & WINE AUCTION 2015 01 June 2015

A prestigious EC event enjoyed by many... And what an added 'feel-good' when you know it is for such a heartfelt initiative!

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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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Want to be more productive? Stop multi-tasking

Think you’re good at multi-tasking? Feeling energised that you can attend to your emails while listening and contributing to a conference call? You're wrong.

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