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  Every business has its unique target market, goals and corporate identity, and it’s important to show your stakeholders what your company is about. Before you begin planning your event, ask yourself what you hope to achieve from the event. All your planning should be centred around your overall goal; here are a few ideas...
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The key to avoiding event planning mishaps is defining the finer details of what you require and clear communication of these details to the event coordinators. We have compiled a checklist to make sure you don’t leave anything out. Contact person. It is best to get one person to deal with the event planner, technical...
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Athletes, runners, walkers, business teams and families from all over Gauteng descended on our beautiful gardens for our Birchwood Cross the Line Half Marathon on Sunday, 26 March. Since its inception in 2011, our race has grown year on year – this year accommodating 4 000 participants in the 5km, 10km and 21.1km races –...
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Crown Gospel Award winner Sicelo Moya, together with husband and wife duo Thabo and Nonhlanhla Mdluli will lead an evening of praise and jazz at the Birchwood Hotel’s Gospel According to Jazz evening to be held on April 7 at the Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conferencing Centre in Boksburg. The Birchwood Hotel’s Ekurhuleni Comes...
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Jazz(ing) up Ekurhuleni every month

Every so often, we like to introduce you to a staff member and, this month, we get to know a bit more about the man behind our popular monthly Ekurhuleni Comes Alive Jazz Evenings – Birchwood’s Director Jazzman Mahlakgane. For many who have dealt with us in the past, Jazzman is no stranger; however, there...
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Gauteng comes alive with the Birchwood cross the line marathon next month!

We are delighted to announce that the online entries for this year’s Birchwood Cross the Line Half Marathon on Sunday, 26 March have officially closed a month before the race! In its 7th year and in partnership with the City of Ekurhuleni, No Finance Cars, the Mangwanani Boutique Spa and Garbie, the response to the...
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Business Lessons from the History of Birchwood

It has taken 19 years for Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre to become the market leader for business tourism in the southern hemisphere. Founded by current director, Kevin Clarence, and his late father Brian Clarence in 1997, there are many entrepreneurial lessons that can be learnt from their story. Read Kevin’s lessons in business and...
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Festive Greetings from our Director Kevin Clarence

Towards the end of the year, I like to take a moment to reflect on the progress and achievement that has taken place at Birchwood Hotel during the year. It is a time for me to recollect my thoughts and appreciate what there is to be thankful for. Here are four of my highlights this...
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Ekhurleni chooses Birchwood as Venue of Choice

We are thrilled to announce that we have scooped, not one but two, prestigious awards at the Ekurhuleni Reader’s Choice Awards as chosen by the people of Ekurhuleni, as the venue hire of choice held, at the Palace of Dreams at Emperor’s Palace in October. The prestigious cocktail evening is held annually by Caxton, one...
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