Posted on August 25, 2015
Event Wi-Fi for Google at the 2015 Loeries!
After our previous event for Google this year when we were tasked to provide event Wi-Fi on Robben Island and pulled it off effortlessly, we were requested by Google for the Loeries Creative Week in Durban at the ICC.
The Loeries Creative Week took place in the week of the 10th of August with various activities happening such as voting. The Google stand was open on the 13th and 14th of August and they had some very interesting things happening.
In June, Old Mutual hosted their annual Trophy Wine Show in Cape Town and Johannesburg. These events took place at the CTICC and the Sandton International Convention Centre on the 12th and 18th of June 2015. This is known as one of our country’s most respected national wine competitions and it gives guests the opportunity to taste some of the very best wines.
According to Cape Town Magazine, each of the 1000-odd wines that enter this exclusive competition is rigorously tested by international and local experts in blind tasting sessions, so you can be certain that the beverages tasted on the night were really the best of the best.
As you may know, in April this year Google launched Street View on Robben Island. You can now take a virtual tour of the whole island via Google Maps from the comfort of your own home, anywhere in the world!
This was launched in preparation for Freedom Day, the 21st Anniversary of its first democratic elections.
With the virtual tour you are not only able to ‘walk’ through the prison and the island but there are also videos containing more information and talks that you can watch at your leisure. Google Maps will also develop teaching notes on Robben Island for any teachers that wish to use this interactive tour as an educational tool. The interactive tour can be accessed on mobile phones, from desktops and from Google’s Cultural Institute, where Robben Island Museum will host 5 exhibits depicting the history of the island. (more…)
For the 7th year in a row, the Cape Town 10s took place at Hamiltons Rugby Club in Greenpoint with a brand new headline sponsor for 2015 – takealot.com.
Of course with such an innovative brand comes amazing concepts, like the takealot.com Oasis. This was a relaxation ‘oasis’ where players and 10s attendees could take time out, relax with a cold one and enjoy the ‘view’.