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Event tech 28 August 2017

Event tech moves at a rapid pace, and Magnetic Storm CEO Glenn van Eck has seen tech and trends come and go, but what does he see in the future of event tech?

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Meetings innovation 18 May 2017

Meetings can be frustrating and a huge waste of time if not planned properly. Directors want more return on their investment when it comes to meetings and using active involvement, creative set-up (which is where Magnetic Storm comes in), responsible thinking and local inspiration; organisations realise the benefits of planned, considered and relevant meetings.

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Thinking without a box 01 September 2016

You’ve heard it before, “think outside the box.” But what if we scrap the box?

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Business sustainability 01 September 2016

Reflecting on 35 years of Magnetic Storm, our journey continues to amaze me.

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The Balancing Act 10 August 2016

Celebrating Women’s Day gives us a chance to reflect on how the role of women has changed through the years.

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The benefits of using an outside AV provider 08 July 2016

The benefits of using an outside AV provider

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Sustainable Events 31 May 2016

There are many reasons why running an event using sustainable event principles is good for business.

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Bridging the education gap 14 April 2016

The events industry in South Africa is heading for a ‘knowledge gap within five years,’ claims Magnetic Storm CEO Glenn van Eck.

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Call to improve the Eastern Cape's offering 26 February 2016

Industry expert, Glenn van Eck, has called on corporates in the Eastern Cape to embrace the authentic conference and incentive offerings that the province has to offer.

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How to get the best sound at your event 18 February 2016

Sound equipment can be regarded as big and obtrusive and is often described as “big black boxes”. However a good technical supplier will go to great lengths to make it as visually discreet as possible.

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The Role Of Events On Tourism

The event industry is a dynamic and fast-growing sector with obvious synergies with tourism. When appropriately hosted, events have the potential to expand the visitor economy, provide media exposure, promote development, and stimulate infrastructure upgrades which include the emergence of new partnerships.

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Learning Curve

He was always more of the introvert while his brother was happiest in front of a crowd, and it was that trait – working hard in the background – that helped Glenn van Eck build Magnetic Storm into a successful business.

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Magnetic Storm wins Transnet National Ports Authority tender to bring the People’s Port Festival to

Following a formal tender process, for the second consecutive year, Magnetic Storm has been appointed to bring the People’s Port Festival to life for Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA).

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Magnetic Storm assists in showcasing the best of Eastern Cape creativity

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

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