Music Exchange returns to Cape Town Thursday, 8 and Friday, 9 September 2016.

South Africa’s premier music, film and entertainment programme. Music Exchange(MEX) returns to Cape Town between Thursday, 8 and Friday, 9 September 2016.

Celebrating its sixth anniversary, this year not only will it be within heritage month, MEX16 returns to Sun International’s GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World, to host South Afrirca’s entertainment economy indaba.

Adding weight to the now well-established and much respected conference, MEX’s most recent new inclusion the Mother City’s regional pop radio station, Good Hope FM, is the latest in a string of new media partnerships signed up and on board for this year’s all-entertainment economy emersion. Eastern Acoustics will handle all the technical production of the event and Cape Town Tourism will be actively promoting the event on all its platforms.

“We’re extremely proud to be able to return for a sixth consecutive year, with some of the most important names and talents actively invested in music and film today,” states Music Exchange founder Martin Myers.

2016’s #MEX16 is focused on excellence, storytelling, and journeys, and each of speakers will not only promote, but also punctuate the power of aural dictation.

Guest speakers confirmed already include: Samm Marshall, Sophia Foster, Derek Geddes, Lukas De Beer, Nick Matzukis, Siphokazi Jonas, Mornay Hofmeeyster, Steve Harris, Brian Mawdsley, Brandon Bakshi (BMI London) and John Fishlock, among others

Over the two days, the annual symposium of the industry strategists, marketers and musicians will get to share and engage in lectures, collaborative breakout sessions, all geared to empower, edify and entertain.

Diverse subjects covering every aspect of the African and global entertainment economy will be unpacked and shared by the very best in their respective disciplines. From the importance of arts and culture, insights into international trends, working in Africa, marketing, multi-media distribution mechanisms, right through to rights protection and how to be seen and heard in a local and global market, both cluttered with more noise than harmony – MEX2016 will deliver it all.

For more information, visit #MEX16

Last chance to book for FREE Music Exchange /Cape Town Fashion Council workshop Saturday 6 Feb

Elizabeth Galloway Academy of Fashion Design is holding its annual student fashion show on Wednesday 20th June

Elizabeth Galloway Academy of Fashion Design is holding its annual student fashion show on Wednesday 20th June at the Protea Hotel in Techno Park, Stellenbosch.

Elizabeth Galloway Academy of Fashion Design

Elizabeth Galloway Academy of Fashion Design

The show is renowned to be a ‘can’t-miss’ event in the fashion industry calendar and represents some of the most inspiring and creative designs from SA’s future top designers.

Derek Geddes ,Director of Brand Development at ELGAFD remarked that having some of the top people in the fashion industry like Martin Myers from Triple M Entertainment assisting in music selection as well as sound direction for the show can only help the students to reach there full potential and then having someone like Simon Deiner from SDR Photos do the photos for the show, the students will have a great portfolio to take with them as they enter the job market in 2013

The students will be showcasing their collections at three shows throughout the day, beginning at 15h00, 18h00 and 20h00 respectively.

Collections from the 1st and 2nd year students will be seen at the 15h00 show, and will showcase the students’ take on this year’s colour blocking trend. The 2nd year students will be displaying the preliminary transformation garments for this year’s SA Fashion Week.

The 18h00 and 20h00 fashion shows will represent the talents of the 3rd year students who will be displaying their unique Self Expression ranges, whereby they are encouraged to unleash their creativity through the design of avant garde garments not intended for the commercial market.

Tickets are R150 per fashion show and a cash bar is available.

Please contact info to book.

Elizabeth Galloway Graduate Fashion Collection Shows -20 June 2012

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