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(Posted 13th February 2022)

 

Let’s use Meetings Africa to accelerate MICE Recovery – SA Tourism Acting CEO

The Acting CEO of  South Africa Tourism (SAT) Themba Khumalo has urged the tourism sector to use the upcoming Meetings Africa as an opportune platform to accelerate the recovery of the business events industry. Read more here

All what you need to know about 2022 Meetings Africa

With over 1 000 meetings already set up on the online diary system, Meetings Africa 2022 is set to remain true to its purpose of bringing together buyers and exhibitors and growing the business events industry on the continent.
Media, tourism and meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) stakeholders gathered at the Southern Sun Waterfront in Cape Town this morning for the Meetings Africa Media Roundtable. 
Read here



Meetings Africa 2022: No Virtual Platform for Exhibitions

Although the 2022 edition of Meeting will take a hybrid format, exhibitions are strictly physical.  However, buyers have a virtual option to join the event which will take place from February 28 – March 2 at the Sandton Convention Centre. Read more  here




Ugandan Conservationists leverage Technology to save Mountain Gorillas


A pioneering initiative to protect Uganda’s mountain gorilla population has officially been launched, leveraging technology to create sustainable sources of non-trekking revenues to fund conservation. RoundBob and The Naturalist, Ugandan conservation enterprises working with Uganda Wildlife Authority, have launched My Gorilla Family, a subscription-based mobile application that allows users to join. Read here

Media Registration Open for Meetings Africa Media registration for the 16th installment of Meetings Africa is officially open. After the cancellation of the 2021 edition due to the COVID-19 pandemic, South African Tourism is excited to once again host Meetings Africa in physical format this year. Under the theme “Shared Minds. Shared Economies”, this year’s trade show will take place on 1 and 2 March 2022 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.
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Podcast Alert: Amanda Kotze-Nlapo opens up on the return of Meetings Africa
Ahead of the return of Africa’s premium MICE event, Meetings Africa scheduled to be held in South Africa from February 28-March 2, the Chief Convention Bureau Officer of the South African National Convention Bureau Mrs. Amanda Kotze-Nlapo outlines measures out in place to see the successful return of the event. She tells me showcasing to the world, Africa’s readiness to host the business and meetings industry is the central idea that underpins this year’s event. Listen    here




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