Take Note Event Management (TNEM) aims to be the leading provider of world-class International medical and corporate conferences and events, fostering the advancement of healthcare globally through knowledge sharing, integrated educational technology and professional networking.

TNEM aims to create and deliver innovative, educational, and impactful international medical and educational conferences and events in South Africa which are internationally accredited for CPD. This brings together healthcare professionals from around the world to exchange ideas, update themselves on health tech innovations and telemedicine and so advance their professional knowledge, to improve patient care.

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TNEM offers an unparalleled travel and medical conference experience for healthcare professionals.

Our focus is on providing customised international continuing medical and corporate education (CPD) opportunities through interactive and engaging events that promote professional growth and advance the delivery of patient care.

about us


TNEM is an international medical conference and event company and accredited international CPD provider that can differentiate itself from the competition in several ways:
a. Professionally Curated CPD Programs
b. Catering for all Healthcare Professionals and Practitioners
c. Innovative Technology
d. Expert Speakers
e. Sustainability
f.  Attendee Experience
g. Affordability

By differentiating itself in these ways, TNEM can establish a strong reputation for excellence and so position itself as a leader in the global conferencing and event industry.

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Meet The Team!

Upcoming Events


Past Events


Surgicom Private Practice Business Conference 2023

2-4 June 2023 @ The Blaauwberg Beach Hotel, Cape Town

Physicians Update 2023

21 & 22 October 2023 @ School of Public Health, Wits University

OMG Business Weekend 2023

27-29 October 2023 @ The Blaauwberg Beach Hotel, Cape Town

WITS Pulmonology CME 2024

2 March 2024 @ The Wanderers Club, Johannesburg

GP EXPO 2024: Take Note Events Private Practice Conference

13&14 March 2024 @ Sandton Convention Centre

Upcoming Events


Joey Swart, also known as Jojo the Jazzy Singer, has been enchanting audiences with her melodious voice from an early age, harbouring a deep passion for jazz, swing, and big band music. With her silky voice she will charm the audience and take them on a musical journey.
Book her for corporate events, gala dinners, weddings, birthdays & private functions/events.

Jojo the Jazzy Singer

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Phil Holder is a highly accomplished musician with a global reputation, excelling in jazz, classical, blues, and modern contemporary genres. His mastery extends to various types of saxophone as well as the piano. Phil's musical journey is fortified by a comprehensive music degree encompassing composition, orchestration, arranging, conducting, and film scoring. Notably, he serves as an external examiner at TUT, contributing to the academic development of aspiring musicians.

Phil Holder

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Jacques Lagesse

"From the mellow tones of the acoustic guitar to the stylish swing of Sinatra"
More than 40-years in the entertainment business his friendly, engaging personality will leave a lasting impression on your guests.
A soothing, non-intrusive ambience is guaranteed.
Theme Performances:
- Cool Old School "YESTERDAY"
- Soul Funk Rhythm & Blues
- Latino Fire
- Around the World with the Wandering Troubadour
- Night of Romance "CLOSE TO YOU"
- Sinatra & Friends "A TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE
All themed options can be adapted to a full show or a standard performance around a pool or restaurant. Available as a solo, duo or trio.
Tailor-made to suit your event.

Promising Class, Reliability
& Uniqueness
"All the Way"

Lex Futshane a prolific composer, arranger, educator, performer and an internationally proclaimed bassist (electric and acoustic), spent many years in Durban performing, arranging music and lecturing in the music departments at the University of KwaZulu Natal and DIT (Natal Technikon), he is also a graduate of the former.  Lex is a founder member, composer and arranger of “Bassment” a 12 double bass ensemble comprising of 6 Jazz and 6 Classical bassists, a first in Africa. Currently, Lex teaches bass and manages a teacher training programme at the Johannesburg Youth Orchestra Company.

Lex Futshane

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Wian is a professional freelance musician and one of the most versatile session drummer and percussionist in Johannesburg. Wian hold a certificate in Drum kit which he obtained through Trinity College (London), and teaches over 60 students at various schools, conducts and arranges for numerous percussion and marimba ensembles, across Johannesburg.

Wian Joubert

Solo Violin Themes: Elegance, Simplicity, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Launches
For an elegant yet simple live music option, solo violin (electric or acoustic) creates an engaging atmosphere and conversation starter for guests at any event.
With wireless technology Kristel is completely mobile and can ‘roam’ around the guests or room to interact with guests.
Costume colour can be picked to match the event look and feel.
With a wide range of music under her fingers, Kristel can pick the right playlist to suit your event and crowd.

Kristel Birkholtz

Cherry Pill are a female and male vocal duo combining heartfelt harmonies accompanied by violin, flute and guitar and percussion. Full band option also available. The length of performance is broken up into 45 minute slots over 1, 2 or 3 hours. Get in touch to have Cherry Pill perform at your next event (corporate, private, concert etc.)

Cherry Pill

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Tonya Koenderman has been hailed by critics as "one of the hottest properties on the cabaret circuit", and "a pint sized dynamo".

Tonya started her career fresh out of Wits Drama School with Kevin Feather's cabaret, The Dooh Wah Girls in 1990, which ran for four years. Other cabarets under her belt are We 3, Juke is King, Jive to the Juke, and Wurlitzer, All of Woman and Shake Your Bootie, Growing Old Disgracefully all of which have performed to packed houses throughout South Africa. Her solo cabarets include the hits, A Night In Paris, When Jazz Was King, The Sound Of Musicals, Liza with a T, Bassey &I, Born To Diva and Growing Old Disgracefully. Tonya performed in the look-alike, sound-alike show, Stars in your Eyes, Impersonating her favourite artist, Liza Minnelli, which ran for two seasons at the Carousel.

Tonya has worked extensively for Sun International in numerous extravaganza throughout South Africa.

Tonya had the great honor of being the only local artist to star in the Sun City sensation, Beyond Belief, which ran for 16-months at the Sun City Extravaganza In which again she impersonated the legendary Liza Minnelli.

Most recently, Tonya has been very much in the corporate function scene, performing for the likes of Investec, Standard Bank, Nedbank, Appletizer, Gillette, S.A. Breweries, Avis, Adcock Ingram, World Travel, VWV, Absa, Discovery, Virgin Active, to name but a few.

Apart from dazzling Saudi Arabian “royalty”, she has performed in countries such as Australia, Italy, Mauritius, Seychelles, Ethiopia, and Morocco. Tonya has also worked extensively for the MSC Cruiseliners.

Tonya Koenderman

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by Dr Peter Cruse
Founding Director of Take Note Event Management (Pty) Ltd
writing in his personal capacity

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Let us be your prefered supplier for quality products

Take Note Events provides an extensive array of promotional gifts, travel options and marketing & sales CRM as part of our outstanding service portfolio. We recognise the significance of making a lasting impact at events, conferences, and various corporate gatherings. Our skilled team collaborates closely with clients to curate personalised and branded merchandise that seamlessly aligns with their brand identity. From customised pens and premium corporate gifiting to cutting-edge tech gadgets, TNEM ensures that each promotional gift becomes a memorable token of your event or company. Enhance your marketing and relationship-building strategies with our promotional gift solutions, ensuring your brand remains truly unforgettable. Additionally, let us assist with all your corporate needs, including marketing and sales CRM. Consider adding some additional exciting offerings, such as cruises, to conclude your event in a spectacular manner."

-DR Ronald Whelan-

"I must compliment you on your organisation and communication in relation to the Surgicom Conference. It's been excellent."

Chief commercial officer
Discovery health

-Meshack Radebe-

"Thanks Once again for a well-organised Surgicom Congress, it was truly amazing"

Brand Manager


"Our most sincere thanks to Take Note Events & Managing Director, Joey Swart, who handled all the event registrations, logistics & venue arrangements with the professional ease that we have become accustomed to in her history of involvement with the event"


-dr gordon von sichart-

"Congratulations on organising such an excellent congress. We thoroughly enjoyed being there to network and to attend sessions."



"Joey & Take Note Events are absolutely phenomenal in organising health sector events. Everything works like clockwork - no issues, no hassle, no uncertainties."

Managing director
elsabe klinck & associates


"Together, we have succeeded in putting The GP Expo on the map this year. I am confident that with your continued involvement, we can build upon this success and make the event even more remarkable in 2025. Once again, thank you for your outstanding efforts and commitment. I look forward to the opportunity to collaborate with you again for the 2025 event. "


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Our packages are tailored to match the style and atmosphere of your society or event.

- event coordination from a-z
- board meetings
- roadshows
- small conferences
- weekend meetings
- CPD: administration, scanning & onsite support
- branding & corporate gifting
- exhibition stands
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- speaker management
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- rsvp management
- technical & AV support
- venue & accommodation management
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