African Tourism Partners and BDO South Africa have announced the list of speakers at the second Annual Africa Business Tourism and Mice Masterclass to be held from June 10 to 12.

Among this year’s speakers are:

  • Dr. Rob Davidson, Managing Director, MICE Knowledge, London, United Kingdom;
  • Nelly Mukaazayire, CEO, Rwanda Convention Bureau;
  • Kagiso Dumasi, Commercial Director, Global Networks, BCD Travel;
  • Prof. Ernie Heath, Emeritus Professor, University of Pretoria;
  • Christelle Grohmann, Director, BDO South Africa;
  • Dr. Kobby Mensah, University of Ghana, Business School and Marketing Expert;
  • Julie-May Ellington, CEO, Cape Town ICC;
  • Doris Parsons, Managing Partner, SRC Agency, Tanzania;
  • Amanda Kotze-Nhlapo, Chief Convention Bureau Officer, SA Tourism;
  • Nonnie Kubeka, Head, Gauteng Convention and Events Bureau;
  • Gillian Saunders, Adviser to South Africa’s Minister of Tourism;
  • Rudi van der Vyver, CEO, SAACI
  • Jeanette Moloto, Marriott International

Other key supporting partners include SA Tourism, Gauteng Tourism, SAACI, SITE Southern Africa, Africa Travel Association (ATA), NEPAD and the University of Ghana’s Business School-Executive Development Programme.

Christelle Grohmann, Director of BDO South Africa, says: “BDO South Africa and all the strategic partners supporting the initiative are delighted to assemble this world-class faculty of experts to deliver the 2019 edition of Africa Business and MICE Master Class. This underscores our commitment to push Africa’s tourism growth agenda through Business and MICE Tourism across Africa.”