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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

Sep 11 - 13, 2019

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Trademark Hotel
Limuru Road
Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya

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Agenda

  • Day 1 (September 11, 2019)
    7 AM - 9 AMRegistration & Networking
    9 AM - 9:15 AMSummit Opening Remarks

    Kezy Mukiri

    Chief Executive Officer at Zuri Events

    9:15 AM - 9:30 AMWelcoming Remarks

    Arjaa Shah

    Deputy Corporate General Manager at Trademark Hotel

    9:30 AM - 10 AMThe Evolution of Business Events in Africa – Enhancing Capacity & Competiveness

    Esmare Steinhofel

    Regional Director, Africa of International Congress and Convention Association

    10 AM - 10:30 AMFireside chat : Enhancing Competitiveness through Innovation & Product Development.
    10:30 AM - 11 AMTea and Health Break
    11 AM - 11:30 AMAttracting Investments for MICE Tourism

    Jonah Orumoi

    Managing Director of Tourism Finance Corporation

    11:30 AM - 12 PMReaping the Economic & Social Benefits of MICE Tourism : A focus on City Tourism

    Achie Alai

    County Minister, Ministry of Tourism at Kisumu County, Republic of Kenya

    12 PM - 12:45 PMAudience Engagement
    Esmare Steinhofel, Regional Director, Africa, International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA)
    Mr. Jonah Orumoi – CEO, Tourism Finance Corporation
    Hon. Achie Alai – County Minister for Tourism, Kisumu County, Kenya

    Esmare Steinhofel

    Regional Director, Africa of International Congress and Convention Association

    Achie Alai

    County Minister, Ministry of Tourism at Kisumu County, Republic of Kenya

    Jonah Orumoi

    Managing Director of Tourism Finance Corporation

    12:45 PM - 12:55 PMGroup Photo
    12:55 PM - 1:55 PMNetworking Lunch
    2 PM - 2:30 PMDestinations Management & Sustainability

    Nick Barraud

    C.E.O. at Motivation Africa

    2:30 PM - 3 PMEconomic Value of Sustainable Event Management

    Bob Kalili

    Director of Strategy at Centre of Strategic Excellence

    3 PM - 3:30 PMSustainable Solutions for the Exhibitions Industry

    Gary Van Der Watt

    C.E.O. at Resource Design

    3:30 PM - 4:30 PMPanel Discussion : Sustainable Event Management :Practical Implementation
    Panel Discussion : Sustainable Event Management :Practical Implementation
    Wanjiku Kandie – CEO, Zuri Events
    Bob Kalili – Director of Sustainability, Momo Group
    Nick Barraud – CEO- Motivation Africa, Switzerland
    Gary Van der Watt – CEO, Resource Design

    Nick Barraud

    C.E.O. at Motivation Africa

    Gary Van Der Watt

    C.E.O. at Resource Design

    Bob Kalili

    Director of Strategy at Centre of Strategic Excellence

    Karin Boomsma

    Project Coordinator at Sustainable Inclusive Business

    4:30 PM - 5 PMTe and Health Break
    5 PM - 5:45 PMSpeed Networking
    Day 2 (September 12, 2019)
    7 AM - 9 AMExpo Tours & Pre-scheduled B2B Meetings
    9 AM - 9:30 AMThe Human Factor in Development of MICE

    Mulemwa Moongwa

    C.E.O at Mulemwa Events

    9:30 AM - 10:30 AMWomen in MICE Round Table: Empowering Communities through MICE Tourism
    Hon. Achie Alai – CEC Tourism, County Government of Kisumu
    Dr. Jacinta Kimemia, CEC Trade, County Government of Kiambu
    Catherine Schueler – Motivation Africa
    Esmare Steinhofel, Regional Director, Africa, International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA)
    Mulemwa Events – Mulemwa Events, Zambia
    Barbra Adoso – C.E.O, M.I.C.E Uganda
    Moderator – Judy Gona Kepha – Sustainable Travel & Tourism Agenda

    Esmare Steinhofel

    Regional Director, Africa of International Congress and Convention Association

    Achie Alai

    County Minister, Ministry of Tourism at Kisumu County, Republic of Kenya

    Judy Gona

    Founder and C.E.O. of Sustainable Travel and Tourism Agenda

    Wanjiku Kandie

    Chief Executive Officer at Waridi Events

    Mulemwa Moongwa

    C.E.O at Mulemwa Events

    Catherine Schueler

    Managing Director of MMotivation Africa

    Barbra Adoso

    Managing Director of M.I.C.E Uganda

    10:30 AM - 11 AMExpo showcase – Market Place Tea & Health Break
    11 AM - 11:30 AMDigital Technology Solutions for MICE

    Nick Barraud

    C.E.O. at Motivation Africa

    11:30 AM - 12 PMCloud Solutions for Enhanced Engagement

    Eric Schmidt

    Chief Executive Officer at Event Bank

    12 PM - 12:30 PMVirtual Reality & Experiential Marketing

    Andrew Kangethe

    Executive Director of izone Africa

    12:30 PM - 1 PMAudience Engagement

    Andrew Kangethe

    Executive Director of izone Africa

    Eric Schmidt

    Chief Executive Officer at Event Bank

    Nick Barraud

    C.E.O. at Motivation Africa

    1 PM - 2 PMLunch Break
    2 PM - 3:30 PMSafety First : Cyber Security, Threat Mitigation & Data Management Facilitators:
    Mitigating Cyber Threats - Dr. Bright Mawodur – Internet Solutions Kenya
    Big Data Management - George Njoroge – CEO, East Africa Data Handlers
    Session Moderator : Francis Njue, HTorex Global
    3:30 PM - 4:30 PMDestination’s Perspectives: What’s happening around the continent?
    Uganda: Barbara Adoso – M.I.C.E Uganda
    Zambia: Mulemwa Moongwa - Mulemwa Events
    South Africa: Sonto Mayise – Durban KZN
    Kenya: Wanjiku Kandie – Waridi Events
    Moderator: Chris Kirwa

    Mulemwa Moongwa

    C.E.O at Mulemwa Events

    Wanjiku Kandie

    Chief Executive Officer at Waridi Events

    Barbra Adoso

    Managing Director of M.I.C.E Uganda

    4:30 PM - 5 PMAudience Engagement

    Wanjiku Kandie

    Chief Executive Officer at Waridi Events

    Barbra Adoso

    Managing Director of M.I.C.E Uganda

    Mulemwa Moongwa

    C.E.O at Mulemwa Events

    5 PM - 5:30 PMExhibition & Networking Break
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PMAfrica MICE Awards
    Day 3 (September 13, 2019)
    9 AM - 10 AMThe Evolution of Business Travel & the Incentives Market Rose Kiseli, Marketing Manager, Kenya Airways Alan Dickson, CEO, Let’s Go Travel Nicanor Sabula, CEO Kenya Association of Travel Agents
    The Evolution of Business Travel & the Incentives Market
    Rose Kiseli, Marketing Manager, Kenya Airways
    Alan Dickson, CEO, Let’s Go Travel
    Nicanor Sabula, CEO Kenya Association of Travel Agents

    Rose Kiseli

    Area Manager at Kenya Airways

    Angela Njihia

    Leisure Marketing Manager at Lets Go Travel

    Nicanor Sabula

    Chief Executive Officer at Kenya Association of Travel Agents

    10 AM - 10:30 AMDestination Branding through Sports Event
    Destination Branding through Sports Event

    Dr. Geoffrey Manyara

    Senior Regional Tourism Advisor at United Nations Economic Commission for Arica

    10:30 AM - 11 AMHealth Break
    11 AM - 12 PMPurpose – Built Convention Centres
    Purpose – Built Convention Centres
    Jameel Verjee – C.E.O & Founder, City Blue Hotels
    Mr. Shanawaz Basheer – Managing Director, Grand Royal Swiss Hotel
    Elizabeth Wanjeri – Head of Sales, Enashipai Hotel

    Jameel Verjee

    Founder & C.E.O of City Blue Hotels (Diar Group)

    Mr. Shanawaz Basheer

    General Manager at Grand Royal Swiss Hotel

    Elizabeth Wanjeri Mahiti

    Director, Sales and Marketing of Enashipai Resort & Spa

    12 PM - 12:45 PMSharing Experiences and Best Practices : Building Collaborations & Linkages for Driving Africa Forward
    Sharing Experiences and Best Practices : Building Collaborations & Linkages for Driving Africa Forward
    Catherine Schueler, Motivation Africa
    Esmare Steinhofel, Regional Director, Africa, International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA)
    Gary Van der Watt – CEO, Resource Design

    Moderator : Wanjiku Kandie – CEO, Waridi Events

    Gary Van Der Watt

    C.E.O. at Resource Design

    Esmare Steinhofel

    Regional Director, Africa of International Congress and Convention Association

    Catherine Schueler

    Managing Director of MMotivation Africa

    Wanjiku Kandie

    Chief Executive Officer at Waridi Events

    12:45 PM - 1 PMResolutions & Way Forward

    Kezy Mukiri

    Chief Executive Officer at Zuri Events

    1 PM - 2 PMHealthy Vegeterian Lunch
    2 PM - 5 PMExcursion : Coffee Farm Tour

Speakers

  • Esmare Steinhofel (Regional Director, Africa of International Congress and Convention Association)

    Esmare Steinhofel

    Regional Director, Africa of International Congress and Convention Association

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  • Dr. Geoffrey Manyara (Senior Regional Tourism Advisor at United Nations Economic Commission for Arica)

    Dr. Geoffrey Manyara

    Senior Regional Tourism Advisor at United Nations Economic Commission for Arica

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  • Achie Alai (County Minister, Ministry of Tourism at Kisumu County, Republic of Kenya)

    Achie Alai

    County Minister, Ministry of Tourism at Kisumu County, Republic of Kenya

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  • Barbra Adoso (Managing Director of M.I.C.E Uganda)

    Barbra Adoso

    Managing Director of M.I.C.E Uganda

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  • Mr. Shanawaz Basheer (General Manager at Grand Royal Swiss Hotel)

    Mr. Shanawaz Basheer

    General Manager at Grand Royal Swiss Hotel

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  • Karin Boomsma (Project Coordinator at Sustainable Inclusive Business)

    Karin Boomsma

    Project Coordinator at Sustainable Inclusive Business

  • Bob Kalili (Director of Strategy at Centre of Strategic Excellence)

    Bob Kalili

    Director of Strategy at Centre of Strategic Excellence

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  • Nick Barraud (C.E.O. at Motivation Africa)

    Nick Barraud

    C.E.O. at Motivation Africa

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  • Patryk Ciechocinski (Founder and C.E.O of Conference.Place)

    Patryk Ciechocinski

    Founder and C.E.O of Conference.Place

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  • Wanjiku Kandie (Chief Executive Officer at Waridi Events)

    Wanjiku Kandie

    Chief Executive Officer at Waridi Events

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  • Judy Gona (Founder and C.E.O. of Sustainable Travel and Tourism Agenda)

    Judy Gona

    Founder and C.E.O. of Sustainable Travel and Tourism Agenda

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  • George Njoroge (C.E.O. at East Africa Data Handlers)

    George Njoroge

    C.E.O. at East Africa Data Handlers

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  • Gary Van Der Watt (C.E.O. at Resource Design)

    Gary Van Der Watt

    C.E.O. at Resource Design

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  • Andrew Kangethe (Executive Director of izone Africa)

    Andrew Kangethe

    Executive Director of izone Africa

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  • Rose Kiseli (Area Manager at Kenya Airways)

    Rose Kiseli

    Area Manager at Kenya Airways

  • David Macharia (CEO of Versatile Photographers)

    David Macharia

    CEO of Versatile Photographers

  • Mulemwa Moongwa (C.E.O at Mulemwa Events)

    Mulemwa Moongwa

    C.E.O at Mulemwa Events

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  • Kezy Mukiri (Chief Executive Officer at Zuri Events)

    Kezy Mukiri

    Chief Executive Officer at Zuri Events

  • Angela Njihia (Leisure Marketing Manager at Lets Go Travel)

    Angela Njihia

    Leisure Marketing Manager at Lets Go Travel

  • Jonah Orumoi (Managing Director of Tourism Finance Corporation)

    Jonah Orumoi

    Managing Director of Tourism Finance Corporation

  • Nicanor Sabula (Chief Executive Officer at Kenya Association of Travel Agents)

    Nicanor Sabula

    Chief Executive Officer at Kenya Association of Travel Agents

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  • Eric Schmidt (Chief Executive Officer at Event Bank)

    Eric Schmidt

    Chief Executive Officer at Event Bank

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  • Catherine Schueler (Managing Director of MMotivation Africa)

    Catherine Schueler

    Managing Director of MMotivation Africa

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  • Arjaa Shah (Deputy Corporate General Manager at Trademark Hotel)

    Arjaa Shah

    Deputy Corporate General Manager at Trademark Hotel

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  • Zandri Swartz (Brand Influencer at Century City Conference Centre)

    Zandri Swartz

    Brand Influencer at Century City Conference Centre

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  • Jameel Verjee (Founder & C.E.O of City Blue Hotels (Diar Group))

    Jameel Verjee

    Founder & C.E.O of City Blue Hotels (Diar Group)

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  • Elizabeth Wanjeri Mahiti (Director, Sales and Marketing of Enashipai Resort & Spa)

    Elizabeth Wanjeri Mahiti

    Director, Sales and Marketing of Enashipai Resort & Spa

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Documents

2nd Annual Global MICE Summit..pdf
GMS2019 Africa MICE Awards & Networking Cocktail Flyer.jpg
Afica Mice Awards Timeline.jpg

Exhibitors

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