Global Wedding Awards 2023

10 | LUXlife Magazine orn and raised in Cape Town, South Africa, David received his tertiary training at the Technikon Pretoria Dance and Musical Theatre School, attaining distinctions in both acting and singing. Prior to opening David Bloch International, and throughout the early years of his career, David performed and worked with celebrated names in several well-known productions, such as the late Alan Johnson, Emmy award-winning Director and Choreographer, on the South African National Tour of West Side Story. He has performed in a plethora of mediums across the entertainment spectrum and, to this day, continues to make special appearances as a featured vocalist and Master of Ceremonies for both corporate and private events. As a Creative Director and Show Producer, David has coordinated and managed artists and talent for some of South Africa’s leading companies and events, as well as many international projects in Dubai, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, India, Hong Kong, Macau, Germany, Turkey, Poland, Sydney, numerous countries across the African continent, Seychelles, and Mauritius. Historically, David’s clients have been CEOs and Senior Executive Directors of major corporates, as well as individuals and teams representing broadcast organisations, production houses and advertising agencies. Entertainment is not just what David Bloch does, it’s who he is, and he has had the pleasure and privilege of working with a variety of artists and speciality acts from around the world. Many of them have appeared on television programmes such as Dancing with the Stars, Strictly Come Dancing, America/Britain’s Got Talent, Spain’s Got Talent, and The Voice Mexico. Some of the artists David has worked with include John Legend, SEAL, Sir Brian May, Katherine Jenkins OBE, David Blaine, Trevor Noah, Academy Award Winner Charlize Theron, and Emmy Winning Choreographer Derek Hough. David has instilled his passion for the arts and entertainment into his live events management company, David Bloch International, which he founded 16 years ago. Clients are at the heart of the business, and David goes above and beyond to exceed their every expectation, treating them with respect, honesty and transparency. From virtual and hybrid projects to in-person events, the portfolio of David Bloch International is continually diversifying and expanding to encompass more entertainment services. For most of his 25 years in the live events space, David has focused on corporate events and television broadcasts, but he has been expanding more into the private sector in recent years. Best Live Events & Entertainment Management Company 2023 - South Africa David Bloch is a multi-award-winning Creative Live Events Producer and Show Director who has staged productions and managed talent for a variety of leading companies and high-profile events across the world. Although the bulk of his experience focuses on corporate events and television productions, he has naturally progressed into the private sector, producing bespoke events and extravagant weddings. Here, we speak to David to find out more about his experiences with wedding planning. B David Bloch