I&J is sponsoring the Two Oceans Aquarium ice-breaker event

The roots of Irvin & Johnson Limited (I&J) are steeped in the history of South Africa's trawling industry. From its modest beginnings, Irvin & Johnson has established itself as South Africa's leading fishing company and multi-national processor and marketer of an extensive range of branded frozen and chilled convenience foods.

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Advanced Aquarium Technologies has sponsored 500 lanyards for the 2012 IAC. 

Advanced Aquarium Technologies (AAT) is an innovative and talented company capable of providing a wide range of specialist services in the tourism and leisure industry, with particular emphasis on design, construction and management of commercial Aquariums and Oceanariums, Theme Park and Integrated Resort developments.

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Hemporium has provided hemp fabric for conference bags at a significantly reduced cost

Hemporium is a South African hemp company, founded in 1996. Hemporium aims to educate people about hemp's potential through the use of innovative products while creating an awareness of all that hemp has to offer. Their long-term goal is to promote the cultivation and use of industrial hemp as a sustainable crop in South Africa.

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ISIS has sponsored locally produced conference bags

ISIS delivers and supports the world’s most current, comprehensive and reliable source of knowledge on animals and their environments for zoos, aquariums and related organisations to serve institutional, regional and global animal management and conservation goals. 

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The National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth (UK) has sponsored keynote speaker Prof Camille Parmesan's expenses

The National Marine Aquarium is a charity dedicated to conservation, research and education. Their mission is to drive marine conservation through engagement. They are committed to conserving the marine environment and encouraging others to do the same. This moulds their exhibits and education programmes. It also drives their conservation projects.

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Coutant Aquariums are sponsoring T-shirts

Coutant Aquariums are the leading designers and producersof professional and public aquariums in Europe. A 4 000 m² production plant in La Rochelle on a 17 000 m² site, with an integrated design and engineering office. The firm's expertise covers several areas: supplying and installing transparent walls in underwater environments (swimming pools, research centres, laboratories, etc.).

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Clax Italia has sponsored pens

For over 30 years Clax Italia has used its creativity and technological know-how to go beyond the boundaries of scientific innovation in acrylic production. In recent years acrylic windows have been used in the new generation of public aquariums around the world. Today Clax Italia is one of the world's leading companies, specialising in the production and manufacturing of cast acrylic walls, tunnels and cylinders, for aquariums. The production process as well as all products are internationally certified. 

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INK DESIGN has sponsored the design and layout of the IAC Handbook

INK DESIGN has delivered outstanding editing, design and production solutions to a range of local and international clients for close on 15 years. Clients include the Two Oceans Aquarium as well as other community, public and non-govermental organisations, corporate and marketing clients and trade and educational publishers. INK DESIGN has worked in all eleven official languages of South Africa, as well as many others from Africa and overseas.

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Reynolds Polymer Technology sponsored the refreshments for the New Aquarium sessions on 10 and 12 September 2012

Reynolds Polymer Technology is the exclusive manufacturer, fabricator, designer, and installer of R-Cast® acrylic and resin-based products. Its products are used extensively in the architectural, signage, aquarium, furniture, and scientific industries worldwide. 

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Youth Video Conference sponsors

Pick n Pay

The Pick n Pay Group is one of Africa's largest and most consistently successful retailers of food, general merchandise and clothing. As one of South Africa’s largest food retailers, PnP is committed to minimising its environmental footprint by improving energy and water efficiency and decreasing emissions.

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Vox Telecom

Vox Telecom Limited is a leading telecoms operator, providing voice and data services to the Southern African market. The Group competes through its primary brands Vox Telecom, Vox Datapro, @lantic, Vox Exchange, Vox Orion and Vox Telepreneur and has offices in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth as well as in Windhoek, Namibia.

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Kathea are passionate about enabling their customers to embrace and implement highly effective communication solutions to not only service immediate needs, but create a road-map for sustainable long-term communication value. Kathea are driven by business principles that are focused on delivering a balanced mix of technical and business expertise to ensure that their passion translates into your success.

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Comtel Communications specialises in providing software, voice, broadband internet access, security and wireless internet access to a variety of clientele including hospitality, call centres, multi-branch companies, SMEs, corporates, multi-tenant developments and government departments / institutions.

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9 to 14 September 2012
Cape Town International Convention Centre
Cape Town, South Africa


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Did You Know

No other country consumes as much kingklip as South Africans do. A sturdy fish with beautiful flakes, it absorbs flavours well and is a local delicacy.