Event Details

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
    C.E.O, Zuri Events
    9:15 AM - 9:30 AMWelcoming Remarks

    Arjaa Shah

    Deputy Corporate General Manager at Trademark Hotel

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

    Esmare Steinhofel

    Regional Director, Africa of International Congress and Convention Association

    Jeffers Miruka

    President at African Society of Association Executives

    10:30 AM - 11 AMHealth Break
    11 AM - 11:25 AMSummit Keynote Address
    Mr. Joseph Okudo,
    PS, Ministry of Tourism & Wildlife
    11:25 AM - 12:15 PMAttracting Investments for MICE Tourism
    Mr. Jonah Orumoi
    CEO, Tourism Finance Corporation

    Prof. Pius Odunga (TBC)

    Panel Moderator:
    Cosmas Kimanzi
    Strathmore Business School
    12:15 PM - 12:45 PMReaping the Economic & Social Benefits of MICE Tourism : A focus on Counties and Cities

    Achie Alai

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

    12:45 PM - 12:55 PMGroup Photo
    12:55 PM - 2 PMNetworking Lunch
    2 PM - 4 PMSustainable Event Management :Practical Implementation
    The Sustainable event trend is continuing to grow and it’s time to get all stakeholders on board! We include this workshop as a plenary session to give all summit participants an opportunity to brainstorm on how to implement ways to make their events environmentally friendly. Participants will interact with the realities of climate change and the changing consumer demands; and get exposed to tools and ideas for executing sustainable events.


    Destination Management & Sustainability

    Nick Barraud
    C.E.O, Motivation Africa
    14:00 - 14:30

    Sustainable Solutions for the Exhibitions Industry

    Gary Van Der Watt
    C.E.O, Resource Design
    14:30 - 15:00

    Panel Discussion : Sustainable Event Management : Practical Implementation

    Karin Boosman
    Sustainable Inclusive Business

    Wanjiku Kandie
    CEO, Waridi Events

    Eva Mwangi
    Head of Sales, Trademark Hotel

    Nick Barraud
    C.E.O, Motivation Africa

    Gary Van Der Watt
    C.E.O, Resource Design

    Session moderator:

    Kezy Mukiri
    C.E.O, Zuri Events
    15:00 - 16:00
    4 PM - 4:30 PMTea & Health Break
    4:30 PM - 5:15 PMSpeed Networking
    Day 2 (September 12, 2019)
    7 AM - 8:30 AMRegistration and Networking
    8:45 AM - 9 AMOpening Remarks
    9 AM - 10 AMPeople & Inclusivity Round Table
    Women in MICE: Empowering Communities through MICE Tourism
    Keynote:
    10:45 AM - 11:35 AMDigital Technology Solutions for MICE
    Digital Technology Solutions for MICE
    11:45 AM - 12:45 PMThematic Workshops : Technology
    Safety First : Cyber Security, Threat Mitigation & Data Management
    With the enhanced use of technology, organisations are more exposed to cyber-attacks and data manipulation. This workshop is specially tailored for IT teams within hotels, organisations and institutions. Participants will be exposed to emerging threats and will be equipped with threat mitigation and data management skills.
    1 PM - 2 PMLunch
    2 PM - 3 PMMega Global Trends: What is on the International Landscape?
    3 PM - 4 PMThematic Workshop : Sustainability & Green Innovations
    Track 5: Sustainable Event Management : Practical Implementation Toolkit
    The Sustainable event trend is continuing to grow and it’s time to get all stakeholders on board! We include this workshop as a plenary session to give all summit participants an opportunity to brainstorm on how to implement ways to make their events environmentally friendly. Participants will interact with the realities of climate change and get exposed to tools and ideas for executing sustainable events.
    4 PM - 4:30 PMShowcase : Green Innovations in Convention & Exhibition Management
    Showcase : Green Innovations in Convention & Exhibition Management
    4:30 PM - 5:15 PMExhibition Break & B2B Meetings
    6 PM - 8 PMAfrica MICE Awards
    Day 3 (September 13, 2019)
    9 AM - 10 AMThematic Workshop : Sustainability & Green Innovations
    Exhibition Tour & Scheduled B2B meetings
    10 AM - 11 AMDestination Branding through Sports Event
    Destination Branding through Sports Event
    11 AM - 12 PMClosing Remarks Building Collaborations & Linkages for Driving Africa Forward
    Closing Remarks
    Building Collaborations & Linkages for Driving Africa Forward
    12 PM - 1 PMHealthy Vegeterian Lunch
    2 PM - 5 PMExcursion: Kiambu County

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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  • Juliet Mbabazi (Founder & C.E.O of Real Innovations)

    Juliet Mbabazi

    Founder & C.E.O of Real Innovations

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  • Hasnain Noorani (Founder and Group Managing Director of Pride Group)

    Hasnain Noorani

    Founder and Group Managing Director of Pride Group

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  • Gloria Tumisigye (C.E.O. at Association of Uganda Tour Operators)

    Gloria Tumisigye

    C.E.O. at Association of Uganda Tour Operators

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  • Greg McManus (Chairperson at Event Greening Forum)

    Greg McManus

    Chairperson at Event Greening Forum

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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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  • Bright Mawudor (Head of Cyber Security at Internet Solutions Kenya)

    Bright Mawudor

    Head of Cyber Security at Internet Solutions Kenya

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  • Yoadan Tilahun (C.E.O. at Flawless Events)

    Yoadan Tilahun

    C.E.O. at Flawless Events

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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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  • 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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  • Jonah Orumoi (Managing Director of Tourism Finance Corporation)

    Jonah Orumoi

    Managing Director of Tourism Finance Corporation

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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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  • Jeffers Miruka (President at African Society of Association Executives)

    Jeffers Miruka

    President at African Society of Association Executives

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  • Lorraine Jenks (C.E.O. at Hotelstuff)

    Lorraine Jenks

    C.E.O. at Hotelstuff

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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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Documents

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

Exhibitors

King Booth

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