Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The Sanlam / Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year Competition

Here is all you need to know for this competition for Entrepreneurs:

  • Entry forms available on
  • This competition is also about developing a standard of excellence
  • Entrepreneurs will also be promoted and educated so they reach a standard of excellence
  • Finalists stand the chance to win prizes worth a total value of R1 345 000 which includes cash prizes of R300 000.
  • Finalists and winners are able to expand their networks and receive invaluable exposure for their business.

For more info:

Tel: 011-713-6600

This competition is brought to you by Sanlam and Business Partners.

This edition by Fred Felton
Twitter @fredfelton

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

5 ways to stay on top of #INDABA2015

The South African Travel Show Happens in May.  Here are 5 ways to keep updated

1. Check out the latest online

Find out more at their official website: 

2. Be sociable: #INDABA2015

Use their offical hashtag: #INDABA2015

3. Get the tourism news behind the news

Check out their press releases here:

4. Spend some time on their YouTube Channel

They have some amazing videos:

5. Keep an eye on your inbox

Regular updates will be sent to you via email.  So make sure you registered.

Indaba happens in Durban from 9 - 11 May 2015.

Bonus Tip: If you love travel blogging or are interested in travel blogging be sure to attend the Indaba2015 Travel Bloggers Conference 8 May 2015 #ITBC15

All the details:

Monday, February 9, 2015

Converse Presents Bands On Demand

Coming up soon is a secret event and we have all the details

It happens in Durban on 14th February 2015 which is Valentine's Day.
Musicians include DJ Invizable, Vetkuk vs Mahoota, Okmallumkoolkat, Gangs Of Ballet, Yorke and Mickey Burns.

The party starts sometime in the morning till early evening.

Check out @Converse_Africa and follow the hashtag #SNEAKERSWOULD to find out how to get tickets.

Tickets are very limited however you might just get the chance to party with your favourite band.

The folks at Converse have given us some tickets just for you. 

Find out more here:

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Film Internship and Durban Filmmakers Guild Meeting


Award winning film production company - producers of Africa's First Dance film being released later this year - seeks smart, motivated, and detail-oriented interns for the first quarter of 2015. Intern responsibilities will include script coverage, perusing magazines, websites, blogs and other periodicals for movie and TV ideas, general project research and answering phones as needed. 

Our ideal candidate has a passion for storytelling, desires a career in the feature film business, and has a strong interest in and awareness of cultural trends. Our interns are integral members of our team. This position is unpaid, however candidates are eligible to receive college credit. A commitment of three days per week is preferred. Please indicate your first available start date (the sooner the better), and the specific days you can or cannot intern on a weekly basis. You will need to have your own laptop for this position.

Please email your CV and a brief motivation to Your application email subject line should be "Development Team Internship Application". Failure to use the correct subject line will result in your application not being processed

Durban Filmmakers Guild AGM

DATE :   10 FEBRUARY 2015
TIME  :   18:00

We are also happy to announce that our special guests will be :
Carol Coetzee – CEO - KwaZulu Natal Film Commission
Sanjeev Singh – Head of Acquisition & Distribution – Videovision Entertainment.

These captains of the entertainment industry will fill you in on the latest industry news, opportunities and offer expert advice.
Members who have not yet RSVP’ed for the AGM, please click on the link below to secure your seat.   We encourage all our members to make an effort to be present at this important function.
The DFG looks  forward to your attendance and support.

Enquiries : Moe Motala – 082 9510 353  

This edition by Fred Felton
Twitter @fredfelton