// ALEIT WEDDINGS

Aleit Wedding Coordination has been established, and remains known as the most sought after wedding planner in South Africa. The company’s distinguished position within the industry can be attributed to the fact that Aleit Wedding Coordination was one of the first organisations of its kind to exclusively concentrate on wedding planning and management. Since then they had planned and managed many weddings and events for their clients.

The overwhelmingly positive response from clients that have used Aleit as their wedding coordinator revealed that it is the personalised approach, as well as the trend-setting concepts evident in their weddings and events, that have set the wedding planner apart from its peers. Their coverage in the local print- and television media through the years, further attests to these honours, earning them the title as the finest wedding planner in South Africa.

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// ALEIT EVENTS

The budding success of Aleit Weddings and their unique creative approach saw to an organic expansion with the addition of an event management unit. Aleit Events, officially known as Aleit Event Projects, is a team of Cape Town based event managers that operate solely within the corporate events sector. The focus of their business involves the conceptualising, development and execution of mostly large-scale events on behalf of their corporate clients.

The Aleit event management portfolio includes the planning of conferences, conventions, hosting hospitality areas at large sporting- or entertainment events, product launches, fashion shows, gala dinners, weddings and events for exclusive clients. From the sourcing of a suitable location, arranging necessary permits and safety procedures, liaising with service professionals about logistical and technical elements, organising entertainment, décor and catering, to handling the strategic side, such as budgeting and brand management – every aspect of an event will be taken care of by the dedicated Aleit event manager

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// ALEIT ACADEMY

The Aleit Academy is a private tertiary institution offering a three-year event management training diploma course, which is internationally recognised and fully registered and accredited by CATHSSETA.

The Diploma Course is presented as a combination qualification that incorporates all the different facets of the industry, including Event Management & Planning, Hospitality Management and practical training.

The course has an equal focus on academic and practical event management training, consisting of three years of full time study, and the campus is based on Lourensford Wine Estate in Somerset West.

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// LAURENT, LOURENSFORD

In 2011, The Aleit Group entered into an agreement with Lourensford Wine Estate to build and manage a new function venue on the Estate. The venue has been positioned to overlook most of the Estate and the Hottentots Holland mountain range, making its location prime within the Cape Winelands, and is the ideal venue for weddings and events. The Aleit Group’s superior knowledge and honourable reputation within the events industry make us the most credible and favoured professionals to take up the responsibility of managing a wedding or corporate event venue.

The venue has a modern architectural style, yet serves as a blank canvas to allow a personalised style for each individual wedding and event setup. Outstanding views amidst the majestic mountains and rolling vineyards, will offer guests a walk in the clouds, so to speak, adding to its charm. The onsite services include catering, bar & staffing, coordination and décor services – ensuring that all weddings and events hosted at the venue will enjoy the attention to detail required and that the finest standards are maintained.

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// STIR FOOD

The catering company, Stir food delivers a premium quality service within the corporate events and high-end weddings sector. They work with numerous name-worthy corporate clients and have been featured in various food and lifestyle magazines, such as TASTE magazine, as well as lifestyle television programs, such as Top Billing (SABC3), Pasella (SABC2), and DEKATv (KykNet).

Stir food has distinguished itself as more than a mere catering company, and can practically be seen as a kind of pop-up restaurant serving prestigious weddings and events in the Western Cape and throughout South Africa.

Although sophisticated fine-dining menus could be considered as the catering company’s favoured culinary style, they are also known in the industry for their food and wine pairings, personalised menus that mirror each client’s individual style and their ability to transform conventional food into sophisticated culinary works.

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// SHAKE & SERVE

The Aleit Group’s service offering within the hospitality industry includes a mobile bar service that caters for all high-end events in the Western Cape. They are structured to offer bar and staffing services at any function, regardless of the setting or the size of the location.

Together with the mobile bar service, this entity offers staffing solutions for weddings and events. The full range of professional personnel ranges from floor managers, expert barmen and barbacks, waitrons and wine stewards.

Shake and Serve is regarded as one of The Aleit Group’s pivotal divisions, as it remains a hands-on and literal representation of the company’s service orientated philosophy and serves as the face of the business at each function they manage.

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// A CREATE

The creative hub of The Aleit Group, a|CREATE serves as an exclusive décor and hiring, floral, conceptualising, styling and all-things-creative-company. The consultancy offers furniture and décor accessories that are available to hire for weddings and events, film sets and magazine shoots. Our décor specialists uphold an unmatched standard by hand-selecting pieces and offering bespoke décor accessories that aren’t available on the hiring market.

Further services include the hiring of custom-made décor pieces for specific occasions and requirements – ranging from decorative accessories and lighting solutions, to handcrafted furniture.

a|CREATE has become recognised in the industry by serving high-end customers with trendsetting décor, hiring and floral elements, delivering creative solutions and bringing beauty into every room.

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// ALEIT MUSIC

These qualified and most talented South African musicians specialise in providing clients with customised, quality music and entertainment options that will literally set the tone for all types of weddings and events. They call themselves Aleit Music and Entertainment or AME for short.

To some, music might seem a lessor concern than the other more obvious elements of an event, but your music choices could in fact make or break your festivities. AME’s active involvement as South African musicians in the industry and expert assistance will help you steer clear of any musical faux pas that could arise. From jazz to classical; from African to acoustic guitar, various bands and DJ’s; from fire dancers to belly dancers – AME will recommend only the best South African musicians and artists to take the stage for your special occasion.

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