Africa

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    ICCA reveals theme for ICCA AMP 2019 in Durban, South Africa: “Inspiration to go further”

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    Delegates at the upcoming ICCA Association Meetings Programme 2019, taking place in Durban, South Africa from 18-20 June, are set to collaborate to drive value and impact through international association meetings, as ICCA reveals the theme of the event as “Inspiration to go further”.
    27th Feb, 2019
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    Record-breaking Meetings Africa 2019

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    Meetings Africa 2019 is promising to be the biggest one yet. Since the first Meetings Africa took place in 2004, the event has grown year on year with more registered buyers and exhibitors attending this year’s event than ever before.
    26th Feb, 2019
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    Leadership & Gender Equality for African Women

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    Dr Elisha Attai, founder of African Women in Leadership Organisation (AWLO, a nonprofit organisation in Lagos, Nigeria), talks about his motivations and initiatives to drive change in gender equality in Africa.
    25th Feb, 2019
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    Five reasons why Africa will dominate the MICE industry in 2019

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    Demand for meetings and events is forecast to rise between five and 10 per cent in 2019, with the average size of meetings also expected to increase, and Africa is ready to capitalise.
    10th Dec, 2018
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    Radisson Hotel Group opens two new hotels in Lagos, Nigeria

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    Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of Radisson Hotel Group, is proud to announce the introduction of its globally renowned Radisson and Park Inn by Radisson brands to Lagos, Nigeria, with the opening of two new hotels: the Radisson Hotel, Lagos Ikeja and the Park Inn by Radisson Serviced Apartments Lagos, Victoria Island.
    31st Oct, 2018
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    IAPCO and Rwanda - a partnership sealed at IMEX

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    IMEX proved to be the perfect platform at which to sign the destination partnership agreement between the Rwanda Convention Bureau and IAPCO (the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers).
    18th Oct, 2018
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    Increased air access positions Africa as attractive MICE destination for US market for 2019

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    By Henk Graaff, SW Africa MD
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    Africa is expected to become a popular MICE destination for US companies in 2019 as no less than three new direct air links between the two continents have been announced in the past few months.
    28th Aug, 2018
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    5 MICE Trends for 2017 - South Africa ticks all the boxes!

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    New generations don’t want ‘standard’ events; they are tired of the traditional model and want to co-create the content, to engage with more networking and more interactivity.
    9th Aug, 2018
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    AfSAE, representing Africa’s Civil Society Leaders, Endorse the African Union’s Plans for Continental Free Trade Area

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    The Board of the African Society of Association Executives met and discussed the two AU decisions and their impact on African economic and social development.
    22nd May, 2018
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    Durban ICC Creating Jobs And Boosting GDP

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    Durban’s International Conference Centre is a veritable engine room for the creation of jobs - over the past 11 years, the Durban ICC has been responsible for creating and sustaining over 93,000 jobs cumulatively.
    3rd May, 2018
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    Marriott Hotels Debuts In West Africa With The Opening Of Accra Marriott Hotel, Ghana

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    208 Room Hotel Brings Modern, Elegant Design, And an Elevated Guest Experience to The Progressive Capital City
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    208 Room Hotel Brings Modern, Elegant Design, And an Elevated Guest Experience to The Progressive Capital City.
    30th Apr, 2018
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    The World Innovation Summit for Education to Host WISE@Accra Conference on May 9th in Accra, Ghana

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    500 participants gathering to foster regional collaboration, explore practical solutions to empower African youth and address development challenges.
    25th Apr, 2018
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    21 Years of Changing Lives Celebrated

    29th Mar, 2018
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    Innovation as the Key to Hotels’ Survival

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    Study advises small and medium hotels in Mauritius to embrace new technologies and cultivate new clienteles.
    7th Feb, 2018
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    Durban ICC Appoints New Marketing, Sales and Events Director

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    The Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Scott Langley to the role of Marketing, Sales and Events Director.
    5th Feb, 2018
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    South Africa launches bold campaign to attract more delegates and events

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    Elizabeth Thabethe, South Africa’s newly appointed Deputy Minister of Tourism, is a firm believer in “bleisure” travel—the combination of business and leisure travel.
    2nd Jan, 2018
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    Expanded CTICC Hosts an Even Bigger 20th AfricaCom

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    An expanded Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) has helped the world’s largest Africa-focused technology, media and telecoms event become even bigger.
    4th Dec, 2017
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    Positive Impact Marks the End of their Campaign to Tell the Story of the Power of Events

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    Positive Impact marks the end of their campaign to Tell the Story of the Power of Events during the UN Year of Sustainable Tourism with industry report and collaborations launched with global influencers.
    1st Dec, 2017
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    Career Moves

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    It is double resignation for Ben Asoro as he is set to step down in December 2017
    1st Dec, 2017
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    Ethiopian Airline Africa’s Largest Airline Brings the Most Modern Aircraft, the Airbus A350 to Ghana

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    Ethiopian Airlines Africa’s largest and most Successful Airline as part of its Support for the People of Ghana brings the most Modern and the most Sophisticated Aircraft in the World to Ghana.
    3rd Nov, 2017
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