Global MICE Summit 2019

Theme: Enhancing Africa’s Competitiveness as a Business Events Destination

2nd Annual Global M.I.C.E Summit

The Global M.I.C.E Summit is an annual conference and expo that brings together experts and industry stakeholders in the Meetings & Business Events Industry (Meetings, Incentive Travel, Conferences & Exhibitions).
The summit focuses on analyzing the global trends and opportunities in the Meetings & Business Events industry. The event showcases innovative and sustainable products and solutions that are driving forward Africa's MICE industry.
The 2019 summit will take place between 11th and 13th September, 2019 at Trademark Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya

Sustainability & Green Innovations

Enabling destinations to compete globally through sustainable attractions

People & Inclusivity

Developing a culture of inclusion and empowerment in the M.I.C.E Industry

Technology

Championing Sustainable Growth through objective use of Technology and Innovative M.I.C.E Practices

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15+
Countries

30+
Speakers

200+
Delegates

25+
Exhibitors

Our Speakers

Sumaira Issac

Senior Partner - Global Dubai

United Arab Emirates

Sumaira Issac

She is a Senior Partner and consultant at Global Management Consultants headquartered in United Arab Emirates. She is a tourism strategist, destination developer, senior partner, consultant, author and an Industry veteran. She has over 25 years’ experience working within tourism and business tourism industry, supporting and developing some of the most prolific winning tourism destinations. She has worked as both a destination practitioner (DMC, PCO) and as an advisor consultant to Tourist Boards, Associations and Local Governments in Africa, Middle East, India and north America. She specializes in tourism to MICE development, destination strategy development and action planning.

Jameel Verjee

Founder & C.E.O - City Blue Hotels

United Kingdom

Jameel Verjee

Born and raised in England, Jameel began his career as a Lawyer in London which he left to develop several fast growth companies. He is the Founder and C.E.O. of CityBlue Hotels which is a chain of mid- market hotels operating in East Africa. CityBlue operates four hotels in Rwanda and Uganda. He is a passionate entrepreneur, has absolute persistence and loves every moment of his work. Jameel Verjee believes in the unlimited opportunity for almost every sector in Africa and loves to share on how to create real intrinsic value through businesses.

Lyndsey Sweales

C.E.O & International Digital Marketing Strategist - SocialB

United Kingdom

Lyndsey Sweales

Achie Alai

County Minister - Tourism, Arts & Culture and Sports Kisumu County

Kenya

Achie Alai

Eva Mwangi

Head of Sales - Trademark Hotel

Kenya

Eva Mwangi

She is the Head of Sales at Trademark Hotel, Nairobi. She is a creative and commercially savvy marketing specialist with 15 years’ experience. Having worked as Head of Sales at Tribe Hotels in London, she has mastered a wealth of knowledge in Sales and Relationship building within the hospitality industry. She has set a track record of managing education delivery projects, setting effective marketing strategies, delivering strong results, and growing the value of the education in hotel distribution channels.

Patryk Ciechocinski

Founder & C.E.O - Conference.place

Poland

Patryk Ciechocinski

He is the Founder and C.E.O. of Conference.place. Conference.place is a unique online platform hosting conferencing venue in Kenya. He created Conference.place driven by rapid growth of MICE (part of Kenya 2030 Vision) in the country. The platform aims to provide potential conference or meeting organizers with a wide choice of relevant venues, saving the organizers a lot of time, effort and money. He is also an Advisory Board Member-East Africa for NamePolish Investment and Trade Agency.

Kezy Mukiri

Founder & C.E.O - Zuri Events

Kenya

Kezy Mukiri

Kezy is the C.E.O. and founder of Zuri Events, the leading sustainable Events Management firm in East Africa. She is an Africa-Focused Impact Entrepreneur and lawyer at Mukiri Global Advocates. She’s also the Executive Director of Ignite Trade Africa, a Capacity development firm that champions for Inclusive Trade for Sustainable Development in Africa. Kezy is also a Mandela Washington Fellow and Vital Voices Fellow.

Gloria Tumisigye

C.E.O - Association of Uganda Tour Operators

Uganda

Gloria Tumisigye

Gloria is the C.E.O. at Association of Uganda Tour Operators. The Association of Uganda Tour Operators is Uganda's leading and only recognized tourism association representing the interests of the country's registered, professional and most trusted tour companies. She is a champion of Sustainable Tourism and continuously drums the conversation on sustainability in Africa.

Jeffers Miruka

President - African Society of Association Executives

South Africa

Jeffers Miruka

He is the President of African Society of Association Executives. He brings together association executives in Africa to speak with one voice while overseeing the growth of the society. He has represented the society in international events and meetings worldwide including IMEX, IBTM and GMS. He is also the C.E.O. of African Association Management Company.

Lorraine Jenks

C.E.O - Hotelstuff

South Africa

Lorraine Jenks

She is an International professional speaker, African Climate Reality leader, sustainability facilitator, green procurement consultant and ethical food activist. Lorraine Jenks is a leader in motivating better practices in both the corporate and private sectors. With over 45 years of experience in environmental activism and a sense of humor to match, she offers her audience a professional but personal experience. She is “The Little Green Queen” whose personality and positive energy balances the seriousness of the topics at hand.

Dr. Geoffrey Manyara

Senior Regional Tourism Adviser - United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

Kenya

Dr. Geoffrey Manyara

He is the Senior Regional Tourism adviser for United Nations Economic Commission for Africa at the Sub- Regional Office for Eastern Africa. Dr Manyara holds a PhD from the University of Wales in Cardiff and is also a research fellow at National Economic and Social Council in Kenya, where he advises the Kenyan Government on issues of tourism development. His main interests are on tourism planning, policy formulation, management, and sustainable tourism development with special emphasis on Sub-Sahara Africa. Dr Manyara has also published a number of papers on tourism, socio-economic development and poverty alleviation.

Francis Njue

Founder & C.E.O - HTorex Global

Kenya

Francis Njue

He is the Founder and C.E.O. at HTorex Global. HTorex is the world's first Integrated Tourism Platform (ITP) that has six platforms in one making it the Greatest Tourism System Globally. He is a Tourism Tech Expert, Serial Entrepreneur and Hospitality Consultant.

Juliet Mbabazi

Founder & C.E.O - Real Innovations

Rwanda

Juliet Mbabazi

She is the Managing Director at Real Innovations. She works to promote the interests and image of her clients by developing communication strategies and providing comprehensive event management services. Her skills -set includes training, communications, operations, HR and leadership. A self-starter, solution oriented professional, she is driven to succeed whilst remaining open to opportunities. She is less structured about the future and more open where opportunities lead her.

Andrew Kang'ethe

Founder & C.E.O - izone Africa

Kenya

Andrew Kang'ethe

He is the Executive Director at izone Africa. He is passionate about developing experiences for Business Events within Africa through innovative use of Technology. He is a champion for experiential marketing and event marketing.

Judy Kepher Gona

C.E.O - Sustainable Travel and Tourism Agenda

Kenya

Judy Kepher Gona

She is the Founder and Principal Consultant at Sustainable Travel and Tourism Agenda. She is an advisor and analyst for Sustainable tourism, community conservation and tourism boosted development. She is also the winner of the Sustainable Citizen Award 2019 from Forbes Woman Africa. Judy has over 18 years’ experience contributing to and working with policies, models, approaches, tools and instruments that create links between ecotourism, conservation and community development. She is a leader, implementer, trainer, public speaker, mentor and advocate of tourism.

Martin Muigah

C.E.O - Efficaxx

Kenya

Martin Muigah

He is the C.E.O. and team leader at Efficaxx Africa. Efficaxx Support Consultants is an African based ICT firm whose mission is to make ICT easy, relevant and effective for companies in the region. From Business Process Automation, Digitization, Paperless operations, Business Intelligence, Social Intranets and IT Support. It is situated in six countries in Africa: Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and Malawi. He offers IT related solutions that a company would require to stay ahead of their competition.

Dr. Bright Mawudor

Head of Cyber Security - Internet Solutions Kenya

Ghana

Dr. Bright Mawudor

Dr. Mawudor is the Head of Cyber Security Services at Internet Solutions Kenya. He is a self-driven Information security enthusiast that will go all lengths to keep updated with the latest methodologies and help the entire community to be Information Security aware. He constantly likes to get involved in Information Technology forums and discussions that are a lot more focused on Cyber Security. He has been a Cyber Security Engineer for 10 years and helps companies with Corporate Governance, Risk assessment, web applications amongst others.

Agenda

Wednesday, 11th September, 2019 Thursday, 12th September, 2019 Friday, 13th September, 2019
Innovative Solutions for the M.I.C.E Industry Sustainable Destinations Maasai Market Excursion
Growing your M.I.C.E Business Through Digital Marketing Opportunities in the counties for M.I.C.E Practitioners to tap into B2B Meetings
Future Trends of M.I.C.E Leveraging on M.I.C.E For Economic Development Expo Tour
Technology for M.I.C.E Experiences Global M.I.C.E Certifications Closing Panel
Value of Data in growing the Global M.I.C.E Industry Greening M.I.C.E Globally Global M.I.C.E Summit Cocktail
Virtual Events Sustainable Venues and Facilities Africa M.I.C.E Awards
DELEGATE (Exclusive of V.A.T)
Inclusive of 3 Day conference package, Ticket to Africa MICE Awards Cocktail and an Excursion at Village Market
EARLY BIRD
(1st June, 2019 – 30th July, 2019)
STANDARD TICKET
(August 2019 – September, 2019)
SINGLE TICKET $ 450 $ 500
GROUP TICKET (3 PAX) $ 1215 $ 1350
CORPORATE TICKET (8 PAX) $ 3168 $ 3520

Delegate Registration

EXHIBIT
Inclusive of 1 Day Delegate Ticket, Basic Booth Branding, Octanorm Stalls, 1 Table and 2 chairs
BOOTH TYPE COST
Knight: 2m by 2m $ 870 (Inclusive of V.A.T)
King: 3m by 3m $ 1160 (Inclusive of V.A.T)
Customised From $ 2320 (Inclusive of V.A.T)

Exhibitor Registration

SPONSORSHIP
Platinum Partner The Global MICE Summit is emerging as the leading platform for the Business Events & Meetings Industry in East and Central Africa. As a Platinum Sponsor, you get exclusive branding rights during the entire pre-conference and conference period and showcase your brand to a fast growing industry.
  • Logo on Event Backdrop
  • Logo on the Event Badge
  • Stage Branding throughout the Conference
  • Media Interviews before, during and after the event
  • Speaking Opportunity
  • Feature and advert on the It’s a MICE World Magazine
  • Logo on all event collateral
  • 3 Complimentary tickets
  • 9msq Expo /Activation booth
$50,000
Expo Partner Sponsor the entire Expo setup and get unlimited visibility at the entire exhibition area
  • Logo on Event Backdrop
  • Branding on all the common areas of the expo floor
  • 2 Complimentary tickets
  • 9msq Exhibition booth
  • Branding rights on the Expo Booklet
  • Feature and advert on the It’s a MICE World Magazine
$25,000
Travel Sponsor Sponsor the on-ground and air travel for our key speakers. Our key speakers are reputable industry icons drawn from around the world. The travel sponsor gets an opportunity to market themselves as the exclusive travel partner for the Global MICE Summit 2019.
  • Logo on Event Badge
  • Recognition as the exclusive travel partner for the Global MICE Summit
  • Logo on event website and event collateral
  • 2 Complimentary tickets
  • 9msq Exhibition booth
  • Feature and advert on the It’s a MICE World Magazine
$20,000
Live Streaming Partner Sponsor the Live Stream for the 3 day conference
  • Logo and advertising on the livestream which will be streamed on You Tube, Facebook and Twitter
  • Logo on Event Badge
  • Logo on event website and event collateral
  • Feature and advert on the It’s a MICE World Magazine
$20,000
Customized Sponsorship Your Organisation can customize benefits applicable as per the Terms and Conditions of the Global MICE Summit
  • Benefits are customized to fit the brand strategy of the sponsoring brand
$20,000
Africa M.I.C.E Awards Partner Sponsor the 1st Ever Africa M.I.C.E Awards (AMA) Cocktail. The Africa MICE Awards seek to recognise industry leaders and companies that promote and practice sustainability consciousness in the Meetings & Events Industry across Africa
  • Speaking Opportunity at Awards Program
  • Exclusive Branding during Awards Ceremony
  • Logo on event website and event collateral
  • Feature and advert on the It’s a MICE World Magazine
  • 3 complimentary tickets
$15,000
Women In MICE Cocktail Day 1 of the conference will feature a unique “Women in MICE Networking Cocktail” which seeks to honor Women who are the movers and shakers in the Meetings and Events Industry on the continent. This is in recognition that the industry is vastly a women-driven industry with vast potential to enhance the economic growth of Women in Africa.
  • 2 Complementary Tickets
  • Speaking Opportunity
  • Exclusive Branding during Women in MICE Event
  • Logo on event website and event collateral
  • Feature and advert on the It’s a MICE World Magazine
$10000
Future Leaders Program The conference has included a special session which will address emerging leaders in the Meetings & Events industry. The audience will be student, recent graduates and young professionals in the Tourism sector
  • 4 sqm Exhibition Booth
  • Advertisement on the “It’s a MICE World” digital Magazine
  • Stage Branding during the Future Leaders Program
  • 2 Complimentary tickets
$5,000
Sports Events Panel This year’s program includes a unique panel discussion on Africa’s untapped potential in Sports Event Management. The audience includes sports management agencies, companies in the sports industry, sports facilities management executives and investors within the sports industry.
  • 4 sqm Exhibition Booth
  • Advertisement on the “It’s a MICE World” digital Magazine
  • Stage Branding during the Sports Events Panel
  • 2 Complimentary tickets
$5,000
Tech & Innovation Session The Global MICE Summit acts as a platform for showcasing emerging technologies and innovations driving the Meetings & Events Industry
  • 4 sqm Exhibition Booth
  • Advertisement on the “It’s a MICE World” digital Magazine
  • Stage Branding during the Technology & Innovation Panel
  • 2 Complimentary tickets
$5,000
Sustainability Session As a Sustainable Event, the Global MICE Summit presents an opportunity for Forward-Thinking and Sustainable Brands to showcase trends that have an impact on business, people and environment. The audience is vast and diverse.
  • 4 sqm Exhibition Booth
  • Advertisement on the “It’s a MICE World” digital Magazine
  • Stage Branding during the Sustainability & Green Innovations Session
  • 2 Complimentary tickets
$5,000
Excursion Partner Every year, the Global MICE Summit provides an opportunity for delegates to experience the vast and unique offerings of the host destination. As a sponsor, you get to engage the audience during the excursion.
  • 4 sqm Exhibition Booth
  • Advertisement on the “It’s a MICE World” digital Magazine
  • 2 Complimentary tickets
$2,500
Speaking Opportunity We offer an opportunity for thought-leaders and industry icons who wish to join the speakers’ list at the Global MICE Summit
  • 1 Complementary Ticket
  • Featured Article on the It’s a MICE World Magazine
  • Featured on the Event Website
$1,500

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Speakers

(From $ 1500) Showcase your brand and share your perspective on the Biggest M.I.C.E Stage in East & Central Africa.

  1. Featured article on the Global M.I.C.E Summit e – magazine It’s A M.I.C.E World!
  2. Speaking engagement on the Global M.I.C.E Summit Press Briefings
  3. 2 Complementary Tickets to the Global M.I.C.E Summit

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