1998 - All Africa Games
Charmaine has been in the event décor industry since 1998, one of her company’s first major projects was to design and manufacture the STAR flame for the All Africa Games as well as the ladies costumes & various stage pieces for the opening ceremony. Gala dinners & cocktail events were also completed by her team.
1998/1999 - 3 Tenors
After the successful installation of such a prestigious event her company was awarded the installation of all décor for the 3 Tenors when the group performed in South Africa in 1998 – 1999.
1999 - Future Britain & Rugby World Cup
Future Britain was a massive exhibition that was held at the old Electric Workshop in JHB in November 1999, her company designed & manufactured the entire exhibition space alongside the British team.
The 1999 Rugby World Cup saw the company design and manufacture the teams space suits as well as the “Space Ship” that launched them to Wales.
2000 - Orapa Mine
We were awarded the Décor contract for the launch of the Orapa Mine events in Botswana.
2002 - World Summit on Sustainable Development
The title of Interior Decorator was awarded to the company for the World Summit on Sustainable Development, on this project they designed and manufactured huge décor pieces for the entrance and interior of the Ubuntu Village as well as being the consultants to the Japanese Pavilion.
2006 - Colin Cowie Lifestyle
CME was awarded the decor contract by Colin Cowie Lifestyle from USA to partner with him on all the Oprah Winfrey Events at Sun City which included private dinners, Christmas Lunch, cocktail events and her New Years Eve Event, this was followed by the opening of her School in Johannesburg.
2008 - PSL
CME partnered once again with CCL on the Grand Opening of the One & Only in Cape Town and the PSL events in Cape Town and Johannesburg.
CME was awarded the contract to Design & Manufacture the Arts Mundi Stand in Brazil for the Department of Arts and Culture in partnership with local Brazilian entrepreneurs.
2010 - Soccer World Cup South Africa
CME was awarded the decor contract by 7th Sense in conjunction with SONY International to design and manufacture decor pieces for 5 of the soccer stadiums. CME designed and decorated cocktail and gala dinner events on the last night of the tournament.
2011 - Sasol Events & Tri - Nations
The Sasol Badger Awards
The Sasol Diamond Awards
The Sasol Long Service Awards
The Tri Nations events in Port Elizabeth.
2012 - Netcare
CME was awarded the décor contract by Netcare for their
prestigious year end event.
2013 - Sasol Events
This décor contract was awarded to CME by Sasol for the following events.
Sasol Cluster Awards & the Wax Year End Awards. In the same year CME had the honor of working with Colourworks on the following contracts.
Old Mutual Excellence awards
Old Mutual Green Light
Old Mutual Volunteerism Awards in Cape Town.
2014 -FNB Leadership Conference
CME was awarded the décor contract for this prestigious event by The Production Hub, in the same year CME was awarded the décor contract
for the Vodacom CEO Awards by SAIL.
2015 - Meetings Africa
Meetings Africa was awarded to us which took place at the SCC, we were also involved in the AFKOM Conference for SAP with Whacked Management.
2016 - Bill Gates Dinner
CME was awarded the entire installation of this glamorous event by Steven Falke - we were awarded the design & décor installation for Carmeni's wedding with David Bloch, these celebrations took place over a 5 day period.
2016 saw CME travel across the Continent and the Globe with Belinda of Whacked Management for FNB, JHB, CT, PTA, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, Mozambique, Tanzania, India & Ghana - CME was also the décor company who took care of cars.co.za & The Gathering for the same event company.
2017 - Colin Cowie Lifestyle
CME was awarded the décor contract by CCL for the décor of a destination wedding in Cape Town, this took place over 4 days in 3 different venues. In the same year we had the honor of working with Werksman on their Year End Event as well as designing and installing the SAP AFKOM conference at Sun City. Working with IDNA in Cape Town on the Green Building Conference was a great experience for the CME Team. Various events were designed, manufactured and installed for The Squad Creative Events.