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Magnetic Storm: the gift of giving brings festive cheer to the Eastern Province Children’s Home 14 December 2017

Magnetic Storm finishes its year of CSR activities as it brings the festive spirit to the Eastern Province Children’s Home.

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Reflecting on 2017 20 November 2017

2017 has been an interesting year: Trump came into power, terrorism increased globally, natural disasters created havoc, and locally, gangs and crime have made the headline on way too many front pages.

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Magnetic Storm brings dinner in the dark to life for the Nkosinathi Foundation 09 November 2017

DARK - Dare to Dine Differently in the Dark is a unique experience for Nkosinathi Foundation, designed to raise funds and bring awareness around the non profit organisation’s work with blind and partially sighted people.

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The positive side of accountability 24 October 2017

The word ‘accountability' strikes fear into many and is perceived as a way to ‘get' someone. The truth is, if looked at holistically, it creates a level playing field, encourages an honest culture and allows people to learn from their mistakes and grow.

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Magnetic Storm appoints new shareholders making it 51% black owned 19 October 2017

Magnetic Storm is proud to announce that it is now 51% black-owned company following a transaction with local black private equity company, Engeli Enterprise Development (Pty) Ltd and the Unity in Africa Foundation.

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Why creativity in events is imperative 05 October 2017

Creativity. Intangible but immensely powerful within the events sector. But despite its power, it's tough to gauge, difficult to define and sometimes hard to find. And few realise how important creativity is in pulling off unreal events that deliver real results.

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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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Finding Flow 10 August 2017

Ten days in Bali focusing on tools to build high performing teams that will accelerate Magnetic Storm on its business development pathway? You’d better believe it.

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Analogue To Digital 10 July 2017

Businesses are becoming increasingly digitised, and in the boardroom and lecture theatres it's no different, organisations are shifting audiovisual (AV) investments from analogue to digital, and looking at future-proofing their AV investment.

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Frequency Allocation 10 July 2017

United industry front needed to preserve radio frequency allocations for the event industry

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Trying times require innovative thinking

Many of our clients use our services to engage with their audiences; clients, suppliers, stakeholders, communities and teams. With the current Covid-19 emergency and the banning of all gatherings of over 100 people, it is important that we step up the communication to ensure businesses keep on track.

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The impact of visualisation in events

If I say to you, “imagine a sitting with your feet in the sand, staring out at the ocean.” I bet that the image in your mind versus the image in mine has similarities, but many differences too. Creating a concept from words alone can lead you in a different direction, so it’s key to ensure you have clarity on what that picture looks like.

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Magnetic Storm announces office move to accommodate business vision

Magnetic Storm, a leading event and technical solutions company, is excited to announce a major office move to larger facilities in Port Elizabeth. Magnetic Storm will be relocating from its current Newton Park premises to 51 Leadwood Crescent, Fairview on November 18th.

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The power of purpose

Never underestimate the power of purpose. A clear and strong purpose is the driving force behind many successes. However, more than success, it's about impact Purpose pulls, it compels you to act, to create, to explore and discover, to achieve despite any obstacles and challenges.

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