Loerie Awards to move from Cape Town to Durban in 2015
Loeries Creative Week will be held at the International Conference Centre Durban (ICC Durban ) and along the Durban beachfront in 2015. Loeries Creative Week will also take place a month earlier — between 10 and 16 August 2015.
Loeries CEO Andrew Human says a number of factors swayed the decision in Durban’s favour: “Durban can be reached fairly easily by plane or car from Cape Town and Johannesburg which makes it affordable and convenient for the majority of participants. Durban is also sunny and warm virtually year round.
“The Durban ICC will allow us to increase our seating capacity from 1600 to 2200 and all activities and accommodation will be conveniently concentrated within walking distance along the beachfront and at the ICC.”
New partners are EThekwini Municipality, Tourism KwaZulu-Natal (TKZN) and the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, KwaZulu-Natal Province.
Key dates to remember:
- The 2015 Loeries campaign will open in February 2015
- The ‘International Seminar of Creativity’ will take place on Friday, 14 August 2015
- The awards ceremonies will take place on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 August 2015
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