Tag: South Africa

Press Release | Rand Show 2020 Postponed

OFFICIAL RAND SHOW STATEMENT: As one of this country’s longest running events, we’ve been through a lot, standing side by side with our fellow South Africans. We are an integral part of the community and its spirit. After listening to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s address yesterday and in the best interests of our community, we have decided to postpone the show.…

Gaming at UCON 2020

**UPDATE** 16 March 2020: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions placed as a result by the South African government, UCON 2020 has been postponed indefinitely. We apologise for any inconvenience. **END OF UPDATE** UCON returns in 2020 for its sixth annual event on 21 and 22 March. As always, we will be there, along with our sister organisations ACGL and…

Press Release | Rand Show 2020 Brings Cosplays Best to SA for the World Cosplay Summit 

Rand Show 2020 Brings Cosplays Best to SA for the World Cosplay Summit  Rand Show 2020 is bringing a whole new world to Johannesburg this April, in more ways than one. The show will be home to six dedicated zones, each full of new discoveries, including a feast of culinary adventures, shopping, home improvement and spectacular kids’ activations. The self-confessed…

No GeekFest in 2020

One of South Africa’s best-loved geek weekends out has announced that it will be taking a break in 2020. The announcement also reveals the festival is under new ownership. This sees the seven year old event returning in 2021, with a promise to ‘return to basics’. In 2019, the event joined forces with Rush, who this year moved to Rand…

Press Release | Nodwin Gaming Accelerates Growth with Opening of New Office in South Africa

India’s biggest esports company, NODWIN Gaming in a landmark move, has announced its expansion to South Africa. NODWIN Gaming announced the appointment of Nathaneal Slabbert, Head of Operations and Anthony Nell, Head of Sales to spearhead the functions in the region. With immense experience in esports operations, production and tournament execution, the duo adds rich value to this expansion. “South Africa is one of…