Tag Archives: Simon Barber

We blog the world: US bloggers hit RS of A

The idea was to show some key US bloggers what our country is made of: the good, the bad and the complex. I decided to tag along for the Cape Town leg of the tour, which is an exhaustive/exhausting nine-day trek around the country by plane, bus, helicopter and boat. (See 360 degree pic of […]

SA innovation to be seen through eyes of top bloggers

I published the list of top US bloggers a while back for a local tour out here. We’ll be doing an event in Cape Town. Will announce that soon. But for the moment, here is some more info on the tour: Blogger tour Travelling with the group will be two of South Africa best-known bloggers, […]

SA Blogger tour: Names and dates announced

The names for the US/International blogger tour of South Africa, organised by Simon Barber of the International Marketing Council, have been released. It’s a draft list so some bloggers may still be added or will fall away, but its pretty close to being set in stone. The tour dates will be from the 29 November […]

Int'l A-list blogger roadshow in South Africa on the cards

Have some great breaking news. Simon Barber from the International Marketing Council (IMC) and Brand South Africa is putting together an event, where some big-name international (but mostly US-based) bloggers will be doing a roadshow in the country. Planning is at an advanced stage. Budgets have been approved and the trip is being arranged by […]

Blogger covers another side of ANC Polokwane conference

Of all the news reports I’ve read on the African National Congress (ANC) Polokwane conference so far, the live coverage from our blogger Ndumiso Ngcobo, who is at the event, has honestly been the most interesting. The ANC conference is a major event for South Africa, set to determine the next leader of the country’s […]