INDABA - Programme of Events

Sunday, 6 May 2018
Time Schedule
08:30 - 10:00
TBA
ICC South Foyer
By Invite Only
09:30 - 21:00
09:30 Registration 11:04 First Tee Off 17:00 - Networking and Prize-Giving
Durban Country Club
Participation Fee / By Invite
10:00 - 17:00
TBA
ICC South Foyer
By Invite Only
11:00 - 14:00
TBA
ICC Meeting Room 21 AB
By Invite Only
17:00 - 20:00
TBA
ICC South Foyer
By Invite Only
Monday, 7 May 2018
Time Schedule
08:30 - 13:00
We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to put together a great line-up for Monday 7 May. Our Business Organisers Networking Day was introduced in 2017, and this year we have secured a great line-up to inspire even greater business success. Topics to Look forward to included: *10:00 - Technology: Blockchain and the travel industry *11:00 - Marketing: The Art of Storytelling – our stories, our way *12:00 Sales: Domestic Tourism trends on the continent
ICC South Foyer
All Delegates to RSVP limited seats
13:00 - 14:00
TBA
East Lawn
All Delegates to RSVP limited seats
14:00 - 16:00
TBA
East Lawn
By Invite Only
15:00 - 22:00
TBA
TBC
By Invite Only
Tuesday, 8 May 2018
Time Schedule
08:30 - 10:00
Theme - Heritage , History & Culture
ICC Meeting Room 22
By Invite Only
09:00 - 10:00
TBA
ICC South Foyer
Media & selected guests
10:00 - 18:00
TBA
ICC and DEC Exhibition Floor
Participation Fee / By Invite
12:00 - 13:00
Topic: Optimising economic transformation in the industry In this panel we will be exploring how shared economies; skills development and small business promotion can be maximised to speed up economic transformation on the continent. What policies are working and where are the gaps
Media Centre Fishbowl
All Delegates to RSVP limited seats
13:00 - 14:00
TBA
Designated Areas
All Delegates
14:00 - 15:00
Topic: Tourism in the 4th industrial revolution A panel exploring what African platforms and innovations are being created which bring together digital, physical and biological systems for mobility and is there a need for a African approach in harnessing the potential of combined technologies to cater for the expected 1,8 billion international tourists annually by 2030
Media Centre Fishbowl
All Delegates to RSVP limited seats
16:30 - 17:30
TBA
ICC and DEC Exhibition Floor
All Delegates
18:00 - 22:00
TBA
ICC South Foyer
All Delegates (Limited entry due to capacity)
Wednesday, 9 May 2018
Time Schedule
08:30 - 10:00
Theme - Township Vibes
ICC Meeting Room 22
By Invite Only
10:00 - 18:00
TBA
ICC and DEC Exhibition Floor
Participation Fee / By Invite
10:30 - 11:30
Topic: Responsible Tourism – enabling the “new normal” With global warming comes the increased threat of resource shortages (as seen earlier this year with the continued drought in Cape Town). Africa has long known about the need to be frugal and responsible in its use of resources for sustainability – but how do we take thinking such as water wise tourism to our visitors, change behaviour, and still remain attractive?
Media Centre Fishbowl
All Delegates (Limited entry due to capacity)
12:00 - 13:00
TBA
Media Centre
By Invite Only
13:00 - 14:00
TBA
Designated Areas
All Delegates
14:00 - 15:00
Topic: Strategies to maximise youth employment and develop future leaders in tourism According to the WTTC 2018 Economic report, 6,5% of all employment on the continent is in the tourism sector, and with a projected growth rate above many other industries, is poised to absorb much of the youth labour force abundant in Africa where 10 to 12 million young people join the labour market every year. The panel will explore how industry could scale up youth employment and ensure we support the emergence of str
Media Centre Fishbowl
All Delegates to RSVP limited seats
17:30 - 18:00
Hosted By Each Exhibitor
ICC and DEC
All Delegates
18:00 - 21:00
TBC
TBC
By Invite Only
Poshy Damane
076 431 3927
076 431 3927
Thursday, 10 May 2018
Time Schedule
08:00 - 12:00
TBA
TBA
By Invite Only
Poshy Damane
076 431 3927
08:30 - 10:00
Theme: Wildlife & Adventure
ICC Meeting Room 22
By Invite Only
10:00 - 17:00
TBA
ICC and DEC
Participation Fee / By Invite
13:00 - 14:00
TBA
Designated Areas
All Delegates
17:00 - 20:00
TBA
ICC and DEC Exhibition Floor
All Delegates