- Published on Thursday, 17 January 2008 10:36
|One of ten official FIFA Fan Fests across South Africa, St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth was the best place, besides the stadium, to experience the carnival atmosphere of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.|
|The Old Mutual joBerg2c – South Africa’s longest paired full-service mountain bike stage race – is all about the gees. The nine-day, 900-kilometre journey crosses the country’s agricultural heartland from Heidelberg in Gauteng to Scottburgh in KwaZulu-Natal.|
|Voted South Africa’s best mountain bike race in 2009, the FedGroup Berg & Bush Descent follows a challenging three-day route from Sterkfontein Dam in the Northern Drakensberg to Winterton on the banks of the Tugela River in KwaZulu-Natal.
|The Nelson Mandela Bay Splash Festival has been an Easter weekend highlight for over 21 years. The fun-filled family event takes place at Hobie Beach in Port Elizabeth and offers an action-packed entertainment and watersports programme.|
|The sani2c brought to you by BoE Private Clients mountain bike stage race is the largest event of its kind in the world. The three-day race through southern KwaZulu-Natal attracts local and international competitors and benefits local communities along its route.|
|ASG is a company that believes success lies in doing ordinary things extraordinarily well. ASG Sports Solutions is an exclusive distributor of premium Italian brands in South Africa, while ASG Events co-sponsors some of the country’s top cycle races, such as the BESTmed Jock Cycle Classique.
The Herald VW Cycle Tour is the second oldest national classic. The event consists of a 105-kilometre feature race in and around Port Elizabeth and a mountain bike race at Addo.
Spar Eastern Cape is the leading supermarket group in the province, servicing the region through its warehouse and distribution centre in Port Elizabeth. Spar Eastern Cape caters for all shopping preferences via three store formats: SPAR for neighbourhood shopping, SUPERSPAR for one-stop, competitively priced, bulk shopping and KWIKSPAR for every day convenience.
|The owners of Spectrum Sport have more than 25 years’ experience in organising events and races. All team members are athletes and, as such, have first-hand knowledge of what constitutes a great race. From road and off-road triathlons to mountain bike races and trail runs, Spectrum provides a safe and exhilarating experience.|
|Garden Route Events is a dynamic Knysna-based company that develops sporting events in the heart of the pristine Garden Route. It is responsible for well-known mountain bike races such as the Garden Route Rocky Mountain 300 and RE-CM Knysna 200, as well as trail running and adventure racing events.|
East Cape Cycling was established to control, encourage and develop cycling in the Eastern Cape as a means of promoting physical health, healthy competition and well-being through sport.
|DirtJam is a one-stop online hub for all things mountain biking in South Africa and Namibia. A fan-driven information blog, it is an up-to-date news source on all the latest trends in bicycle brands, funky gadgets and accessories.|
Imvelaphi Safaris is a young and vibrant tour operator specialising in tailor-made guided safaris that combine classic game-viewing trips with adrenalin-fuelled activities. It is based in the heart of South Africa’s Adventure Province – the Eastern Cape.
The Cyclingnews monthly magazine and online portal keep readers up to date on the latest developments and happenings in South African cycling.
|JustPlay operates South Africa’s largest consumer competition website (www.justplay.co.za). The Johannesburg-based online marketing company is a specialist in B2C (business to consumer) lead generation.|
|World Vision Sports International is a sports management company that oversees the Team bizhub women’s professional cycling team.|
|The Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens, supported by the local municipality, has become a showpiece event for the Eastern Cape. The success of the event played a major role in securing host city status for the South African leg of the IRB Sevens World Series.|
|The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Sport Bureau serves the sport, recreational and health needs of its communities by creating opportunities for participation in sport and through research and outreach programmes.|
Celebrity Cricket Sixes is a nationwide six-a-side cricket tournament that pits celebrities from various sporting codes, as well as the business and entertainment world, against each other in a fun format to raise funds for charity.
The University of Johannesburg (UJ), one of the largest, multi-campus, residential universities in South Africa, seeks to achieve the highest distinction in scholarship and research within the higher education context.
|By offering well-managed sports events to the general public, Zports seeks to benefit communities across the Eastern Cape and promote Nelson Mandela Bay as the watersports capital of Africa.|
|EP Athletics is the governing body for the sport in the Eastern Cape. It is responsible for the disciplines of road running, track and field, and cross-country.|
|Magnetic Storm is a multi-faceted audio-visual and events company. It deals in the hire, sale and installation of sound, audio-visual and lighting as well as event management services.|
|Radue Attorneys is primarily a commercial firm, focusing on contractual drafting and vetting. It specialises in the setting up of trusts and has also been involved as a legal advisor on renewable energy programmes.|
|Jan Visser Attorneys in Jeffreys Bay specialises in property law, with specific focus on commercial and property transactions, as well as estate planning, family matters and litigation.|
|Shamwari Game Reserve – the world’s leading game reserve – embodies the Mantis Collection’s philosophy of recognising the importance of nature, culture and beauty, while offering guests the ultimate in luxury accommodation.|
|PPC is the leading supplier of cement in southern Africa with eight cement-manufacturing facilities and three milling depots in South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe.|
|Pier 14 – in the heart of Port Elizabeth – offers customers a choice of affordable speciality stores including: groceries, takeaways, fashion, shoes, furniture, lifestyle, health and beauty, jewellery, music, books and stationery.|
|Beachfront Lodges offers a variety of self-catering accommodation options on the Port Elizabeth beachfront. Crow’s Nest, Hornby Lodge and Beacon Lodge are situated minutes from the airport and within walking distance from the beach.|
|Huizemark is one of the leading property groups in South Africa, specialising in residential and commercial properties, game farms and holiday homes.|
|ReMax Independent and ReMax Independent Commercial in Port Elizabeth specialise in the sale of residential and commercial property. Owner Kobie Potgieter, a former Nedbank Property Professional winner, received the ReMax Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010.|
|The Warren Jack Property Group is one of the foremost commercial and industrial property brokers in the country, and also boasts a residential component. Co-owner Warren Jack serves on the esteemed Rode panel, which publishes a respected quarterly national property review.|
|Fresh Lifestyle Properties is a breath of fresh air in real estate, constantly using innovative marketing techniques to sell property while providing excellent after-sales service.|
|Lucille Geldenhuys Attorneys is a reputable Stellenbosch-based law firm delivering professional services of the highest standard in property law, notarial work and commercial law.|
|Where Everitt is, it’s sold. Leading property group Chas Everitt helps clients relocate to any town or city in South Africa, or around the world through its international affiliations.|
|With the support of an inspired and enthusiastic team, Rawson Properties has entrenched itself as a market leader in residential property sales and letting.|
|DTS Attorneys is a young, dynamic law firm based in Port Elizabeth, which focuses on commercial law, conveyancing, property matters and related legal services. Clients receive personal attention, practical advice and pro-active solutions.|
|Raubenheimers Attorneys in George has been providing a wide range of legal services to the community for over one hundred years. Its history notwithstanding, the firm is able to offer modern and innovative solutions to its clients in the southern Cape.|
|PWM offers financial management services to the professional and business market in the Eastern Cape. The company’s mission is to provide financial security and create wealth for clients and develop trusted long-term relationships.|
|Greyvensteins Nortier is a highly regarded law firm based in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape. The firm is positioned to practise in the areas of property and conveyancing, collections and recoveries and litigation.|
|Abdo & Abdo Attorneys is an established law firm based in East London and serves the greater Buffalo City area.|
|With almost two million weekly readers, the Afrikaans-language magazine Huisgenoot has the highest circulation in the country. It is a family-oriented publication that falls within the Media 24 stable.|
|The Herald – the oldest active newspaper in the country – is Avusa’s flagship daily in the Eastern Cape, alongside titles such as the Weekend Post and the community newspaper, the Algoa Sun.|
|Netads (now Kalahari ads) – which is published in Die Burger, Beeld and Volksblad – is a business unit of Media24 that focuses on classified advertising. The Eastern Cape edition of Die Burger daily newspaper – our client – is the region’s flagship Afrikaans publication.|
|Work/Werk – which focuses on employment opportunities – is a weekly supplement to the Eastern Cape edition of Die Burger newspaper.|
|Wise Cracks, with its head office in Port Elizabeth, is South Africa’s largest privately owned windscreen and auto lens repair company. The company is authorised to do work for all the major insurance companies.|
|RedPlane South marketed and distributed RedPlane’s Elexoma range of products, developed in partnership with UK-based biotechnology company, Oxford Bioscience. Their rehabilitation and wellness solutions treat a range of physical and psychological conditions.|
|This private game reserve set on top of the stunning Zuurberg mountain range provides luxury accommodation in the heart of Addo. The colonial lodge with its breathtaking 270-degree views offers the finest cuisine and service in a style reminiscent of a bygone era.|
|PR Unlimited is an events management company in Port Elizabeth that specialises in conferences, corporate events, private parties and weddings. It is supported by the venue Elizabeth Place, which accommodates up to 250 guests.|