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#MeetingsAfrica2020: Muriuki Murithi on what Kenya has to offer when hosting meetings & events

At the just concluded Meetings Africa 2020, CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters spoke to Muriuki Murithi, Business Developer at the Kenya National Conventional Bureau for more.

#MeetingsAfrica2020: Meetings Africa 2020 attracts top exhibitors

One of Africa’s biggest gatherings wrapped up last night at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. Meetings Africa is a growing networking event that brought investors to Africa mainly to sell the continent as a tourist destination.

#MeetingsAfrica2020: How to improve Africa’s expo industry

On the side lines of Meetings Africa 2020, CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop caught up with Tosin Lanipekun, Executive Director of Advertising Week Africa on the importance of the expo industry on the continent.

#MeetingsAfrica2020: UCB’s Rosemary Kobutagi on Uganda as an investment destination

On the sidelines of the Meeting Africa 2020, CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop caught up with Rosemary Kobutagi, Head of the Uganda Convention Bureau where they explored the investment opportunities in Uganda.

#MeetingsAfrica2020: Minister Kubayi-Ngubane on how SA can become a top business, holiday destination & the impact of COVID-19

CNBC Africa spoke with the South African Minister of Tourism Mmamoloko Kubayi Ngubane on her vision for the opportunities that will arise from the 2020 Meetings Africa event as well as her message for finance minister Tito Mboweni in light of this afternoon’s budget announcement.

#MeetingsAfrica2020: How COVID-19 is impacting the events industry

CNBC Africa spoke to Barba Gaoganediwe, Head Destination Promotions & Marketing, Gauteng and Jeanette Moloto, Director of Global Sales, Marriott International at the Meetings Africa event about the impact of COVID-19 on the events industry and their expectations from Tito Mboweni’s budget speech.

#MeetingsAfrica2020: Sonto Mayise: Why KwaZulu-Natal is the destination of choice for big meetings

The city of Durban is known for hosting big meetings and a number of conferences along with the province as a whole, CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters spoke to Sonto Mayise of the Durban KwaZulu Natal Convention Bureau about what brings her to the meeting.

#MeetingsAfrica2020: Nina Freysen-Pretorius on the legacy of hosting events on the African continent

The Conference Company Director, Nina Freysen-Pretorius spoke with CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters at the on-going Meetings Africa 2020 about knock-on effect of hosting events on the continent and the impact of COVID-19 on meetings.
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