Derek Houston announces date for Arusha Spotlight Workshop

WORKSHOP OPPORTUNITY IN #ARUSHA FOR B2B MEETINGS WITH REGIONAL TOURISM COMPANIES

(Posted 02nd January 2018)

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Firstly may I wish you a Happy New year and hope it will be a great year for tourism to Uganda!

I am sure that Ugandan Hotels , lodges and operators receive good international bookings via Arusha and Moshi based tour operators. I believe that there is also considerable corporate business from Arusha to regional cities.

Here is an opportunity to network with 100 Arusha & Moshi inbound operators at a one afternoon/evening B2B event

February 01st, 2018 is the date for the first ever Spotlight on East Africa & Indian Ocean workshop in Arusha.

Our first announcement about this workshop had a very positive response and bookings are pouring in!! Already 22 tables have been booked by hotels, lodges and resorts. View Exhibitor List

Arusha is the home to hundreds of Tanzanian inbound tour operators who are significant suppliers of bed nights to East African, hotels, lodges and beach resorts.

Objective

Primarily to offer East African hotels , resorts and safari lodges the opportunity of meeting Arusha & Moshi based inbound tour operators, Arusha based Travel agents, NGO’s and Corporates in one venue instead of spending hours and hours in Arusha traffic going from office to office!

WHO SHOULD EXHIBIT?

East African Hotel groups, safari lodges; tour operators, airlines.

Hotels seeking corporate business from Arusha should also exhibit.

WHO WILL ATTEND THE WORKSHOPS?

Arusha and Moshi based Inbound tour operators specialising in East Africa/Indian Ocean Islands; Arusha travel agents and Arusha NGO’s /UN /Corporate companies.

We will also invite Nairobi Inbound tour operators to attend.

We expect 100 attendees at the workshop.

HOW WILL WORKSHOP ATTENDANCE BE PROMOTED?

We will use our extensive databases for emailing out the invitations. Airlines attending also send invitations to their Travel agency/corporate databases.

We have appointed Toku Ltd –KILIFAIR Promotions to assist us with sending out the invitations and managing the registrations.

https://www.kilifair-tanzania.com/spotlight/

Entrance will be free of charge for all trade and corporates.

WORKSHOP FORMAT

The Spotlight workshop will be four hours long. The workshop format will be a FREEFLOW table top format with approximately 25 tables (see pictures below).

COSTS

USD 450 includes all workshop expenses, promotional costs; Cocktail party; 30 word description and company logo on the Event website and in the official catalogue distributed to all attendees; full contact address list of all attendees (and no shows) will be sent to exhibitors after the workshops.

ITINERARYThursday 01 February -Arusha

13h00 – Exhibitors set up tables at Mount Meru Hotel Conference centre

14h00 –Travel trade registration and Tea and coffee

14h30-18h30 Spotlight Travel Workshop

18h30 -20h00 –Networking cocktail party –cash bar

End of Spotlight roadshow.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Branded Tea and coffee station and Sandwiches on arrival -$1000

Welcome Drink at Cocktail Party – $1300

Cocktail party snacks – $2000

Wine tasting at cocktail Party – $1500

All sponsorships include a 5 minute video presentation on your product service.

ALSO IN FEBRUARY

Ø SpotlightTravel Expo(workshop) Lusaka Zambia – Tuesday 13th & Wednesday 14th February 2018

Ø Spotlight workshop Harare – Thursday 15th & Friday 16th February

Ø Spotlight Central & Eastern Europe Bucharest-Warsaw-Prague 10-12 April

Check www.houstonmarketing.co.za for more information and to book your participation

Payment is due by 20th of January so time is of essence!

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