Speakers include professional key-note speakers such as Ryan Hogarth, Debora Patta and Justin Cohen as well as many industry leaders such as Ludi Koekemoer (AAA School of Advertising), Paul Galatis (Yuppiechef) Fred Roed (WorldWideCreative) and many others. More than 16 speakers will share, report and transfer the latest knowledge and trends in their respective fields. This content is valuable for marketers from all industries.

Marketing Indaba is the one event that marketers should attend annually and the organiser, CADEK Media, is happy to bring the event to Durban for the first time ever. Apart from staying in tune with the latest in the world of marketing, delegates will also leave with loads of ideas and tips that they can use in their day to day work. The event offers fantastic networking opportunities with like minded marketers across industries.

Tickets cost R3500 and includes both days. Daily tickets are also available at R1950. The organisers have arranged preferential rates with the Gateway Hotel for those seeking accommodation during the conference. The hotel is linked with the venue and within walking distance. The venue is just 17km from the King Shaka airport.

Visit www.marketingindaba.com or call CADEK Media at 021 855 4750.

See our web site for the programme and tickets.
Looking forward to see you at Marketing Indaba 2013.

Good Bye

Destiny Distributors and Lamarje Office & Print Solutions, both Office Club members have resigned from the group with immediate effect.

New Xerox Partner for Rustenburg

Bytes Document Solutions (BDS), Africa’s leading technology and services company and the largest Xerox distributor in the world, has announced the appointment of Ivyline Technologies as official business partner within the Rustenburg area. This partnership allows Ivyline Technologies to distribute Xerox products and managed print services on behalf of BDS. Ivyline Technologies has consistently excelled as one of the North West’s leading providers of office automation solutions. Built upon a sound foundation of experience and dedication to customer satisfaction, they attribute their success to long-term professional relationships with their customers.  The organisation is an accredited Level 3 B-BBEE contributor. 

Mondi wins Nedbank Capital Award

 

Mondi, the international packaging and paper group is the winner of the “Sustainable Business – Sector Category” presented by Nedbank Capital at its Sustainable Business Awards in Johannesburg. Mondi has been recognised as a Sector Category winner in three areas of its work: Mondi Wetlands Programme : Mondi has taken a leading role in promoting the awareness, better management and protection of wetlands and the rehabilitation of damaged or degraded wetlands. Renewable energy efficiencies and usage: Mondi’s climate change policy considers both the consequences and mitigation of climate change. Mondi’s family of Green Range products: The Green Range is Mondi’s umbrella brand for packaging and paper solutions that are part of the Group’s drive to become more eco-efficient.
“I am very proud of this award. At Mondi, it has always been our view that actions speak louder than words. So, with sustainable development an integral part of our business, this award is testament to our ongoing commitment in this regard” said David Hathorn, chief executive of Mondi Group

Fuel economy for fleets

Fuel economy for fleets

 

The new TomTom LINK 510 vehicle tracking device helps businesses to contain the rising cost of fuel by offering greater control over driving efficiency and by monitoring driver performance, as well as the vehicle’s position and movement. Fleet owners and commercial vehicle transport companies can use the Link 510 to report fuel  consumption, over-revving and fuel levels by utilising a truck’s standard Fleet Management System (FMS) interface. This allows detection of fuel drops and refills and triggers automatic notifications to help managers detect incidences of fuel theft, which has become a growing concern for businesses across the world. 

The Casio SE-G1 range that comes in pink, black, white, blue and red

Casio has released a new range of environmentally-friendly cash registers that come in pink, black, blue and red enabling the retailer to complement the theme and character of their shop.

 

The SE-G1 has low-power consumption, manufactured using recycled materials and has the smallest footprint compared to similar cash registers in its range, suited to retailers with limited counter space. An anti-microbial keyboard (ISO 22196), approved by the Society of Industrial-Technology for Antimicrobial Articles (SIAA), reduces the risk of bacteria.

 

The single thermal printer (58mm) has a “drop & load” paper function and the cash register screen has two 25mm large-character LCD screens, one for the user and the other for the client, giving a large display that can be easily read from an angle.

 

The keyboard has an ergonomicdesign making it easy to work on with a multi-purpose tray for items such as pens and coins. The Casio SE-G1 is easy to set-up and program.

 

A newly designed thermal printer gives a print range of 1,8 lines p/sec to 3,5 lines p/sec with a capacity of 1,05-million to 2,8-million lines with faster and quieter printing. It is possible to print descriptions such as the store name, telephone number and include a customer message.

Technical Details

Department

Key

8

Shift

3 Shift

PLU

 

999

Tax table

 

4

Main display

Digits

8

Device

Large LCD

Height

25mm

Customer
display

Device

LCD

Height

25mm

Printer

Type

Thermal

Paper setting

Drop-in

Speed (Line/sec.)

3,5

Keyboard

Antimicrobial

YES

Drawer

 

3 Note & 5 Coin

Mode

 

Mode Switch KEY

Other features

Multi-purpose tray

 

 

Calculator mode

 

 

Easy tax setting

 

 

5 Color variations

 

 

LERATONG HOSPITAL MATERNITY UNIT

SA Medical & Education Foundation (SAME Foundation) is a NPO based in both the Western Cape and Gauteng. Our sole mission is to create equal Health Care no matter what your station in life.

Our mission is to create an environment where quality health care and education is available to everyone. We do this by supplying the medical services of South Africa with the equipment they vitally need to enhance the treatment they already offer to state patients.

We are committed to helping the citizens of South Africa to equal healthcare no matter what their situation in life. The clinics and hospitals we work with are responsible for the health of over 85% of the population of our country. Poverty and illness is rife and mortality rates are too high.

MATERNITY

On the 24th May 2013 we handed over the newly renovated and equipped Neonatal unit at Leratong Hospital and have now moved to the critical Maternity unit. It’s in this unit that our mothers are losing their babies or they are born in a life threatening condition due to both a lack of infrastructure and equipment.

Leratong Maternity Unit had over 8200 births last year, 1552 of these babies landed up in Neonatal either because they were premature or born with life threatening illnesses. The tragedy is that 9% of these babies died. Plenty more are disabled, or have been moved to paediatric wards because of their ages for further treatment. All babies landing in this unit are critically ill and it is paramount that they are diagnosed quickly and thereafter monitored continuously until they are out of danger. Many of these deaths and disabilities could have been prevented had the Maternity Unit had the bed capacity and the equipment to diagnose babies in distress.

To prevent any more unnecessary deaths the SAME Foundation will be renovating and equipping the unit. We plan to change this unit from a 19 bed unit to 36 beds and doubling the labour unit to 6 beds. We will have a properly equipped resuscitation unit for both mother and baby.

This is a R4.5 million project and I need you and your organisation to join us in this (lifesaving) venture. Your donation is tax deductible and the company will get BEE points.

We need the participation of companies and the community to partner with us in making this critical vision possible by either donating to the R4,5 million infrastructure changes and/or to donate to or sponsor equipment.

 

Critical equipment:

2 x Ultra sound (see baby height, position, age etc) – R92340

2 x Transport incubator (for babies born in distress to get them to Neonatal unit) – R86 298

2 x Defibrillator (start the heart of mother)

3 x Cardiac monitor (monitor the heart of mother)

8 x Cardio toco graph ECG (monitor the heart of the baby) – R18810

12 x Diagnostic sets = R6500 EACH                          

6 x baby scales = R2800 EACH

16 x Baby Cribs = R3200 EACH

 

We’ve already been provided emergency dental and oral hygiene/care equipment by Wahroonga Dental Group. The administration costs of the Foundation are covered by our VAT returns. All donations are tax deductible and a section 18a receipt will be issued.BEE points will also be earned.Branding is negotiable on donations above R50000.

 E-Mail:   gauteng@samefoundation.org.za

Website:   www.samefoundation.org.za

Telephone:   (011) 781 1510

PPG Industries, the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company, has launched Sherwood, a new consumer-focussed and user-friendly product range to the South African market.  Offering an integrated solution for the wood coatings category, the new range is now on shelf.  

Leveraging on the Research and Development (R&D) technology of the coatings giant, the Sherwood product range is manufactured under strict SABS ISO 9001 quality standards. In keeping with the move towards more carbon neutral living, the product ticks all the checkboxes of an environmentally-friendly wood coatings solution.

Sherwood product manager, Jeanine Arundale says, “Driven by a gap in the market in the wood category, we have introduced a range that meets the need for consumer simplicity.  The wood category has traditionally been a technical minefield and both intimidating and a barrier to entry for the DIY consumer; with our unique, easy-to-use wood solution product this is all set to change.”

Most of the products in the Sherwood range are water-based. This offers significant benefits, such as non-yellowing appearance, low odour, as well as an easy application and cleaning process.  

Sherwood aims to offer a dynamic retail concept that will provide a continuation of innovation.  Attractive, differentiated, easy to understand and easy to use, the complete wood-solution system from Sherwood supports consumer decision-making and is very competitively priced. Everything about the product, including the in-store supporting shelves and point-of-sale (POS), has been designed around simplicity with self-explanatory guiding steps for application for all wood-related problems.  

The extensive product range has been developed around an easy three step process clearly explained on the product POS. Step one is to prepare by selecting products that will ensure the correct preparation and a sound foundation before selecting the correct Step two product. Step two is protect which offers a choice of different finishes and various colours which can be combined to achieve the desired result. Step three is maintain which offers nourishing wood preservers that keep the wood healthy and ensure the longevity of the coating.

Not only is the Sherwood 3-Step Wood Solution a complete wood solution, the innovative and guiding in-store point-of-sale elements have been designed around real consumer needs.

The Sherwood range includes the following 12 products: 

 

  • Sherwood Wood Reviver: a wood friendly, ready-to-use liquid applied to revive weathered wood and to clean wood surfaces. The product is formulated for use on vertical and horizontal surfaces, on hard and soft woods

 

  • Sherwood Wood Stripper: a wood coating stripper for the removal of all common types of coatings, including alkyd enamels, varnishes and acrylic coatings, from wood

 

  • Sherwood Interior Varnish: an environmentally-friendly, low odour varnish with a low gloss finish. Ideally suited for use on furniture, cupboards, skirting boards, window frames and doors

 

  • Sherwood Interior Sealer: an environmentally-friendly, low odour sealer with a natural matt penetrating finish. Ideally suited for interior doors, window frames, cupboards, furniture and skirting boards

 

  • Sherwood Hardwearing Varnish: a durable, solvent-based polyurethane varnish that is scratch and chip resistant. Ideally suited for interior wooden surfaces such as cupboards, tables and countertops

 

  • Sherwood Floor Varnish: a durable varnish with excellent abrasion and scratch resistance with a natural gloss finish. Ideally suited for interior floors

 

  • Sherwood Exterior Varnish: an environmentally-friendly, low odour, UV resistant varnish with a low gloss finish. Ideally suited for use on exterior furniture, window frames and doors

 

  • Sherwood Exterior Sealer: an environmentally-friendly, low odour sealer with a natural matt penetrating finish. Ideally suited for exterior wooden doors, window frames and furniture

 

  • Sherwood Garage Door Sealer: a specially formulated sealer that is water and UV resistant, with good fungal protection and a natural matt finish. Ideally suited for use on garage doors

 

  • Sherwood Deck Sealer: a penetrating sealer containing oils, waxes and UV inhibitors for protection of all types of exterior wooden decks

 

  • Interior Wood Preserver: a liquid, wipe-on maintenance treatment that nourishes and feeds varnished or sealed wooden surfaces. Ideally suited for the treatment of interior wooden furniture, door frames, doors and tabletops. Wood preservers ensure longevity

 

  • Exterior Wood Preserver: a liquid, wipe-on maintenance treatment that nourishes and feeds varnished or sealed wooden surfaces. Ideally suited for the treatment of exterior doors, door frames, window frames, garage doors and outdoor furniture

 

Apart from the four standard colours available for Sherwood Varnish and Sherwood Sealer, there is also a range of stains available.  These include both traditional wood colours, as well as modern options that can be used in Sherwood clear products. Stains cannot be used in the Hardwearing Varnish and Deck Sealer.  Standard colours include clear, Teak, Oregon and Imbuia.  Stains include Kiaat, Light Oak, Bamboo, Mahogany, Pacific Blue, Ruby, Shamrock Green and White Wash.

Arundale added, “It is a tough market with strong competitors, we do however believe that Sherwood’s complete and easy-to-understand range has an edge with three easy steps to bring wood back to life.  The innovative and guiding in-store point-of-sale elements have been designed around real consumer needs.”  

The Sherwood range of retail products is competitively priced and available at all Builders Warehouse and Builders Express stores and a few other selected stockists in South Africa.  Technical data sheets are available on www.sherwoodsolutions.co.za or from the PPG Customer Care Centre on (011) 389 4746. 

 

 

Wines of distinction presented in an elegant setting.

After 23 years, The Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival inspires by offering the most exclusive & longest running wine show in the country. 

Small, select, superior – the event is singularly about quality. 

 

All wines can be purchased at the Makro Sip & Shop at 

ONCE-OFF SPECIAL show prices

 

THE JULIET CULLINAN STANDARD BANK WINE FESTIVAL

Enriching. Elevating. Inspirational

Tuesday 14th & Wednesday 15th May 2013

17h30 – 21h00

SUMMER PLACE

69 Melville Road, Hyde Park, Johannesburg

 

Our catalogue is ready for viewing here.

Internationally renowned caterer, Vicky Crease, will be supplying fabulous platters at 

a cost of R50 each – a perfect complement to the excusive range of wines for tasting:

 

Indulgent cheese platter with artisan breadsticks, crackers, 

glazed fruit pieces, fresh grapes and strawberries

 

Refreshing smoked salmon platter, with rye bread, cream cheese, 

capers , red onion and lime wedges

 

Antipasto platter with imported salami, Parma ham and peppered pastrami with grilled Mediterranean  vegetables, feta cheese and olives

 

Tickets cost R130 per person if booked online and R150 at the door. 

This includes a wine glass, catalogue, and an evening of unlimited tastings in a unique Johannesburg setting.

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT WEBTICKETS.CO.ZA

  

“Classicfeel Magazine. Proud media partners of the Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival.” 

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