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Fast Forward Your Business – Roger Hamilton


A great weekend spent with over 500 business owners, helping them to kick their businesses in to action. From good to great, Roger Hamilton (creator of Wealth Dynamics) took attendees through the steps and actions required to accelerate their business goals, team structure and income production. The end of the two days saw attendees inspired… Read more »

Get In The Ring South Africa


The Olympics for Start Ups. Literally. Gauteng finals saw over 60 small business learning how to pitch to funders for investment. The morning was spent briefing and practising their pitches. Mid-morning each start up got two 6 minute slots with a panel of different investors, and after lunch the bouts began to the judging panel…. Read more »

Event Industry Summit 2015


What a prestigious honour to be selected to represent South African Event Managers and PCO’s as one of the panelists at the Event Industry Summit 2015. The theme of the event was to bring together venue, event management and corporate buyer representatives to discuss the implementing of standards and rules and regulations in the eventing… Read more »

Learn to Trade – Accra, Ghana

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Exciting travel opportunities have come our way this year, first Nigeria and then Ghana with this Forex Trading guru. Our venue was Labadi Beach Hotel, which saw 1000 attendees in both sessions cramming in to listen and learn from the guru of trading. Despite the heat and humidity our team represented like stars, and all… Read more »

Basic Event Budgeting

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As one of the most important aspects of eventing, I always put in a short chapter on budgeting in to any book I write. Whether one is dealing with international clients, or planning a cousin’s birthday party, keeping your budget in check and how much money is being spent, is critical. I always use a… Read more »

Heather wins Top 20 Position in MICE


Blown away that our CEO, Heather Hook, was not only nominated, but won one of the prestigious Top 20 spots in Women in MICE. MICE is an acronym for Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing and Exhibitions – and to be named as one of the Top 20 female events organisers in Africa is a huge coup, as… Read more »

Learn To Trade – Lagos, Nigeria

Learn To Trade, Lagos, Nigeria 2015

What an incredible experience running our first African event outside of South Africa, and alongside our UK counterparts from Knowledge to Action, UK. Greg Secker has hosted events in many countries around the world, including South Africa, but his launch event in Lagos saw over 1500 people, in two sessions joining us Saturday 15th August… Read more »

Dr Demartini Public Talk 12 August 2015

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Dr John Demartini is one of our regular clients, and once again it was a phenominal experience working alongside the team from the Demartini Institute to facilitate his events here in South Africa. 12 Steps to Great Achievement saw over 300 people arriving at The Hilton in Sandton on Wednesday 12th August to listen to… Read more »

Brian Tracy & Friends Johannesburg


Once again Haiku Events team stood proud and put on one of the biggest events hosted in Johannesburg this year so far, with long standing client – now rebranded as RealSuccess.Net. Brian Tracy and Friends took place on Friday 29th May at Gallagher Conventions Centre in Midrand and played host to over 4000 attendees… Read more »

Catering for All Tastes


Selecting the menu for your event can become quite a nightmare, but is one that deserves a fair amount of consideration. Family functions can be a bit more straightforward than catering for events where you don’t know all the guests, or their dietary requirements. These days people have a variety of eating preferences and allergies,… Read more »