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2015 Events – Future Group, a division of Times Media Group

Hosts over 25 different events each year, ranging from intimate breakfast forums, to gala events, awards ceremonies, conferences and exhibitions in a variety of sectors, including leadership, automotive, marketing, media, advertising and business travel.

Redzone Roundtables

Jeremy Maggs, South Africa’s leading media commentator and broadcaster, hosts a selection of industry experts and chairs a panel discussion on marketing related topics. This results in key learnings for all attendees – all in the space of two hours.  The topics for 2015 are:

  • Thursday, 17 September – Marketing lecture

Contact: Michelle McBride | | 011 280 3228


In association with Ornico, an expert panel of strategists, creatives and advertising stalwarts start a conversation in which advertising’s most recent ads are put under the spotlight, dissected, interrogated, applauded and critiqued – all within one hour. Topics for 2015 are:

  • Friday, 9 October – Retro rewind

Contact: Michelle McBride | | 011 280 3228

Leaders on the Move

Learning leadership lessons from the best in the business, in association with Sunday Times Top 100 Companies. 40 of tomorrow’s business leaders, travel via luxury coach around Johannesburg, meeting carefully selected business leaders, who will impart their knowledge in this unique mentorship programme.
There will be six events in 2015 :

  • Friday, 14 August
  • Friday, 11 September
  • Friday, 16 October
  • Wednesday, 4 November

Contact Marcia Minnaar | | 011 280 5770

Sunday Times Top Brands Conference & Awards

The eminent annual Sunday Times Top Brands survey continues into its 17th year and is the longest running consumer brand survey in South Africa. The accolades are presented at an awards function which is preceded by the Sunday Times Top Brands Conference which has become one of the leading brand events of the year

Tuesday, 25 August - Maslow Hotel, Sandton

Contact Marcia Minnaar | | 011 280 5770

Sandton Motor Show

This three day exhibition introduces a novel, innovative and exciting way to move vehicle stock within the confines and rules of OEM marketing guidelines, in a cost effective manner that has one central point of focus – the consumer, in the heart of Sandton


Contact Nina Harms | | 011 280 3154

Business Traveller Africa Awards

If you’re in the business of travel or travel on business, make sure you’re at Africa’s Premier Business Travel Event in Sandton. Preceded by a travel conference hosted by Business Traveller Africa Editor, Dylan Rogers, the awards aim to recognise the best travel trade suppliers in the business travel sector.

Tuesday, 1 September - Maslow Hotel, Sandton

Contact Michelle McBride | | 011 280 3228

People’s Wheels Awards

In association with Standard Bank, the People’s Wheels Awards is an independent internet-based consumer survey which reveals the country’s most popular vehicles. The results of the People’s Wheels are revealed at a prestigious yearly awards event which includes panel discussions referencing the issues and opportunities in the automotive sector.

Friday, 13 November - Venue to be advised

Contact Nina Harms | | 011 280 3154

MyWorld of Tomorrow Conference & Expo

The three-day technology and lifestyle experience encompasses a range of sectors - from SMMEs, corporates to the public sector. It’s a convergence of African minds, showcasing future products and services by leading brands. It’s the place where technology and business intersect, challenge norms and further dream of solutions to current problems. It’s a movement that wants to ensure that the lifestyles of those living in Africa can be improved. Become part of an African evolution, where forward thinking minds don’t simply react to what tomorrow may bring, but seek to shape it.

Thursday 22 October to Saturday, 24 October - Sandton Convention Centre

Contact Susanna Voysey | | 011 280 3543

Financial Mail Annual AdFocus Awards

The Financial Mail Annual AdFocus Awards showcases the best in the advertising business at a glittering gala event, which provides an industry sector networking opportunity and a platform to launch the publication for 2015

Wednesday, 25 November - RoomFive in Rivonia

Contact Marcia Minnaar | | 011 280 5770


For further information on events hosted by Future Group, a division of Times Media Group, please contact:

  • Taryn Westoby | Head of Events | | 011 280 5254
  • Marcia Minnaar | Event Manager | | 011 280 5770
  • Michelle McBride | Event Manager | | 011 280 3228
  • Claire Schimper | Event Manager | | 011 280 3530
  • Nina Harms | Event Manager | | 011 280 3154



Future Publishing (Pty) Ltd
4 Biermann Avenue, Rosebank
Tel: +27 (0) 11 280 3000

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