Africa

CTICC to help ease hunger in Cape Town

The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) has announced that is has partnered with Ladles of Love, a non-profit organisation which aims to help those who do not have access to food during the Covid-19 pandemic. Ladles of Love is a soup kitchen and a feeding scheme that helps vulnerable people within Cape Town, especially during the pandemic. In under a month, the organisation has incre...

Clarion reschedule Africa Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa to November

Clarion Events Africa has rescheduled Africa Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa. The events, due to have originally run in May, will will now run 24-26 November 2020, CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa.

ICCA and SAACI announce extended partnership at Meetings Africa

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) and the Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI) have entered a new partnership. The news was announced at the annual Meetings Africa show in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa. ICCA has designed a programme for strategic collaboration with a small number of organisations which have a clear interest in developing...

BONDay heralds growing Meetings Africa for its 15th year

Meetings Africa 2020 kicked-off for its 15th year in Johannesburg at the Sandton Convention Centre, 24 February, with discussions between buyers and exhibitors at BONDay (Business Opportunities Networking Day). This year’s event theme, ‘Shared economies’, is focused on the question of  collaborative African growth. Organisers list a number of positive show statistics, including: 100% of the exhibi...

Freeman to design Algeria’s Expo 2020 pavilion

Freeman EMEA Agency Services has been appointed the official partner of Algeria at the World Expo 2020 in Dubai.

CTICC bids sad farewell to CEO

Staff at Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) bade a sad farewell to their CEO Julie-May Ellingson, who stepped down from her post after five and a half years on 31 January.

Cape Town ICC appoints new CEO

The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) in South Africa has appointed Taubie Motlhabane (pictured) as its new CEO. Motlhabane will formally take over from the convention centre’s current CEO, Julie-May Ellingson, at the end of January 2020. Motlhabane has 29 years of experience in both the private and public business sphere. Previous roles have included time as Executive Director of ...

Cape Town ICC reports big impact on job creation, local economy and the environment

Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) Cape Town International Convention Centre has presented its financial results, with the release of its 2019 Integrated Annual Report. The report and financial statements were released at the CTICC shareholders’ AGM on 11 December. The Board said the annual results showed the centre continued to build a sustainable legacy that will serve the people ...

Hyatt Place Taghazout Bay – Welcome to a different place

Stay a quick drive from Agadir Taghazout Bay is a small fishing village turned eco-friendly resort enclave. Visitors hail from all over the world to surf these famous waters off the western coast of Morocco, and to enjoy the temperate climate year-round. Nestled along the west coast is Hyatt Place Taghazout Bay, a seaside hotel with ocean and mountain views at every turn. About the hotel The Atlas...

GM appointed to boost new DMO Visit Stellenbosch

Wine and tourism industry stakeholders in Stellenbosch, South Africa, have been brought under one new destination marketing organisation, under the leadership of newly appointed General Manager Jeanneret Momberg.

International naval and defence leaders to speak at IMDEC in Accra

Twenty captains, commodores and admirals will join delegates discussing illegal oil-bunkering, piracy, unregulated fishing, smuggling, and trafficking at the International Maritime Defence Exhibition & Conference (IMDEC), which takes place 24-25 July 2019 in Accra, Ghana. Piracy, illegal fishing, and armed robberies are all major issues threatening the Gulf of Guinea region and are threats tha...

CTICC confirms 100 international conferences up to 2026

Over 100 international conferences, which are expected to bring over 127,000 delegates to Cape Town, have been confirmed by Cape Town International Convention Centre up until 2026.