The programme will be delivered by a faculty of experts in Business Tourism and MICE tourism sector around the world. These will include Convention Bureau Experts, Business and MICE Tourism Strategists, Corporate and Business Travel Experts, Facility and Hotel Sales and Business Development Experts and academics.

Dr. Rob Davidson

Managing Director, MICE Knowledge, United Kingdom

Nelly Mukazayire

CEO, Rwanda Convention Bureau, (TBC), Rwanda

Gillian Saunders

Advisor to South Africa Minister of Tourism

Kagiso Dumasi

Commercial Manager – Global Networks, BCD Travel

Julie May-Ellington

CEO, Cape Town International Convention Conference Centre,

Esmare Steinhofel

Regional Director, ICCA Africa Region

Doris R. Parsons

Managing Partners, SRC Agency, Tanzania

Nonnie Kubeka

Head of Gauteng Convention & Visitors Bureau, Gauteng Tourism Authority, South Africa

Miller Matola

CEO, Millvest, South Africa

Amanda Kotze-Nhlapo

Chief Convention Bureau Officer, South Africa Tourism

Prof. Ernie Heath

Emeritus Professor, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Christelle Grohmann

Director, BDO, South Africa

Rudi van der Vyer

CEO, South African Association of the Conference Industry (SAACI)

Jeanette Moloto

Account Director – Global Sales – Sub-Saharan Africa, Global Sales – Middle East & Africa, Marriott International South Africa

Kwakye Donkor

CEO, Africa Tourism Partners, South Africa

Kobby Mensah

Lecturer, University of Ghana Business School

Frank Murangwa

Director of Destination Marketing, Rwanda Convention Bureau

Thenjiwe Morule

Head: Sales and Marketing, BCD Travel