May 2020

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas in Lockdown

May 6th, 2020|Media|

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas in Lockdown As seen in Southern Vines - 05/05/2020 Amanda Rabinowitz is the founding owner of Experiential events company, Jellybean Concept Events. As an events company the team – as a collective – has more than 20 years experience in hosting many private and corporate events and they have learned a thing or two along the way. They specialise in concept design and creating experiences for their clients. This year they have created some tips for your mom’s special day! Homemade crafts are the only way Create some homemade crafts to give to mom. Things you can find lying [...]

10 Ways to Celebrate your Birthday during Lockdown

May 4th, 2020|Media|

10 ways to celebrate your birthday during Lockdown As seen in Southern Vines - 30/04/2020 Founder of interactive events business – Jellybean Concept Events – Amanda Rabinowitz shares her top 10 virtual ideas to celebrate a friend or loved one’s birthday during Lockdown. Jellybean Concept Events collectively have more than 20+ years of experience under their belts and are sought after when planning a private party, may it be in Cape Town, Johannesburg or Durban. VIRTUAL INVITES  The internet is jam packed with free easy to use creative templates to design an e-invite for your first ever online birthday party celebration! Add the [...]

Apr 2020

The best ways to party online | Kiddies Virtual Party Guide

Apr 17th, 2020|Media|

The best ways to party online | Kiddies Virtual Party Guide You can still throw your little one the most amazing birthday party even though we’re in lockdown. Here’s how.   Just because we’re in lockdown doesn’t mean you can’t throw your little one an amazing birthday celebration, says Amanda Rabinowitz, founding owner of Jellybean Concept Events. Virtual parties are now all the rage, and to help you, she has put together a fun and easy party planning guide. The virtual invite The internet is jam-packed with free, easy-to-use and creative templates that you can use to design a digital invite for your [...]

Events in lockdown and what we are doing about it

Apr 16th, 2020|Media|

Jellybean Concept Events on lockdown   Amanda Rabinowitz is the founding owner of an experiential and immersive events company, Jellybean Concept Events. As an events company the team - as a collective - has more than 20 years experience in hosting many private and corporate events and they have learned a thing or two along the way. They specialise in concept design and creating experiences at said events as well as mall activations and corporate experiences, to make sure the host is the talk of the town! Amanda Rabinowitz Covid-19 has put a halt on all incoming work for the next months. Now [...]

Mar 2020

How to entertain at home sustainably

Mar 30th, 2020|Media|

How to entertain Sustainably   On a mission to make sustainable living the social norm, Amanda Rabinowitz, of Experiential Events Company, Jellybean Concept Events, and Kate Shepherd of Creative Concept and Design Business, Something Different, share a thing or two about creating experiences that are not only the talk of the town, but also environmentally conscious. Amanda Rabinowitz When planning what you are going to serve your guests, keep sustainability in mind. The idea is to create a menu that avoids having to use electricity. Raw menu ideas such as rice paper rolls are delicious and healthy! You also want to ensure your [...]

Jan 2020

‘Trust the Process Despite Failure’ – Amanda Rabinowitz #ShareYourYear

Jan 31st, 2020|Media|

‘Trust the Process Despite Failure’ – Amanda Rabinowitz #ShareYourYear Published by Guest Thought Leader at 17th Dec 2019 Share FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestShare What can be achieved in a year? To find out, we asked our thought leaders to share their 2019 highs and lows. A visit to Israel gave Amanda Rabinowitz valuable perspective on failures and setbacks, she writes.   Jellybean Concept Events was born in 2012, focusing on kiddies events – however soon thereafter it naturally progressed into a strong competitor within the shopping mall and corporate event space. Knowledge, growth and wins Most recently, I visited Israel to learn more about their entrepreneurial market [...]

#EntrepreneurMonth: Teacher turned events extraordinaire, Amanda Rabinowitz

Jan 31st, 2020|Media|

#EntrepreneurMonth: Teacher turned events extraordinaire, Amanda Rabinowitz   Durban-born Amanda Rabinowitz started her career as a school teacher, but the "entrepreneurial bug" soon bit and she's now the proud owner of a growing experiential events business Amanda Rabinowitz Her company, Jellybean Concept Events, is a Cape Town-based agency that focuses on conceptualised events within the shopping mall, private and corporate events spaces. In the spirit of #EntrepreneurMonth, Rabinowitz shares the highs, lows and learnings on her startup journey. Tell us a bit about your career before Jellybean Concept Events, and what led you to start your own business. I qualified as a foundation [...]

How to be the perfect host

Jan 29th, 2020|Media|

How to be the perfect host With January almost behind us, hosting dinner and private events for friends and family is heating up ahead of the winter months! Former Durbanite, Amanda Rabinowitz and founding owner of Experiential Events company, Jellybean Concept Events, shares her top hosting tips. With more than 20 years experience in hosting countless private and corporate events, Amanda and her team specialise in concept design and creating experiences that ooze the talk of the town! She says, when you are playing host: ● Music music music: an ambiance is so important at any event! Use music streaming services such as [...]

Oct 2019

Want to Start an Events Company? Here is What You Should Know

Oct 23rd, 2019|Media|

Want to Start an Events Company? Here is What You Should Know Published by Guest Thought Leader at 21st Oct 2019 SME SOUTHAFRICA By: Amanda Rabinowitz, founder, Jellybean Concept Events In the events sector it’s important to find your niche early on. You may find that the space you want to be categorised in and the space you end up in, are completely different. It happened to me when I first launched Jellybean Concept Events. Jellybean Concept Events was born in 2012, focusing on kiddies events, however it naturally progressed into a strong competitor within the shopping mall and corporate event space. Here [...]

Shopping mall activations – why it’s important and how to execute one successfully

Oct 17th, 2019|Media|

Amanda Rabinowitz is the founding owner of Jellybean Concept Events, a specialist in shopping mall activations. Rabinowitz and her team have successfully launched more than 1,000 activations in 8 years and know a thing or two when it comes to 'bringing one home'. Here she shares her top tips for planning an effective activation. As retail becomes tougher and online shopping grows, shopping malls are focussing more and more on creating a buzz in their centres. Creative shopping experiences are a prime example of how to increase foot traffic and keep shoppers in the mall. What started out as a luxury has [...]