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Provisional Programme

Day 1 - Tuesday, 27 August 2019

AFRICA YOUTH IN TOURISM INNOVATION SUMMIT

THEME
CREATING MEANINGFUL LEGACY FOR AFRICAN YOUTH IN TRAVEL & TOURISM THROUGH INNOVATION

PROGRAMME DIRECTORS

  • Thandekile J. Nhleko – Founding Director, Projectenza and ANB Group
  • Phumelele “Phumi B” Bohlela – Youth and Woman Township Social Entrepreneur
  • Marang Marekimane – Managing Director, Lean Business and Founder, Business Process Mechanics
  • Septi Bukula – Director, Osiba Management
07H00 – 08H00

REGISTRATION – IKHONO COMMUNICATIONS, DURBAN

08H00 – 08H15

WELCOME MESSAGE

Kwakye Donkor – CEO, Africa Tourism Partners, South Africa

KEYNOTE MESSAGE – Siza Sibande – Head of Department, Economic Development, Tourism &
Environmental Affairs, KwaZulu Natal Province, South Africa

08H15 – 08H30

INSIGHTFUL PRESENTATION – THOUGHT & INNOVATIVE LEADERSHIP

The essence of innovative leadership and thought leadership in building socially responsible start-ups and small enterprises.

  • Judy Kepher-Gona – Executive Director, Sustainable Travel and Tourism Agendas
    (STTA), Kenya

08H35 – 09H00

ELEVATOR PITCHES

5 Shortlisted youth in tourism

  • CHAIR OF ADJUDICATION: Jacinta Nzioka – Director of Marketing for Kenya
    Tourism Board and Board member of World Tourism Forum, Kenya

09H05 -10H00

INSIGHTFUL PRESENTATION

Cultivating leadership skills through entrepreneurial spirit and future-oriented innovation.

  • Paul de Waal – CEO, Wetu, Global

EXPERT PANEL DISCUSSION – ON COMMERCIAL & SOCIAL ENTERPRISES

  • Richmond Frimpongl – Managing Director, AsaaseGPS, Ghana
  • Paul de Waal – CEO, Wetu, South Africa
  • Phumelele Bohlela – Managing Director, Yachichima Social Enterprise, South Africa
  • Lipian Mtandabari – Founder & Director, Phezulu Safaris, Zimbabwe

10H05 –  11H00

EXPERT PRESENTATION

Beyond hospitality – The new face of hospitality management graduates

  • Susina Jooste – Director, The Private Hotel School, South Africa

INTERACTIVE PANEL DISCUSSION

Pursuing a professional career in travel and tourism – From
hospitality to aviation

  • Susina Jooste – Director, The Private Hotel School, South Africa
  • Sibabalwe Peter – Regional Sales Manager, Minor Hotels – Africa, South Africa
  • Sandile Chipunza – Manager, Advocacy & Strategic Relations – Africa, IATA, South Africa
  • Kagiso Dumasi – Commercial Manager – Global Networks, BCD Travel, South Africa

11H00

NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

11H20-12H15

INSIGHTFUL PRESENTATION

Embracing innovation as game-changer for youth entrepreneurship in Africa’s travel and tourism industry.

The Case of Afrotravel for intra-African Youth Travel

  • Marang Marekimane – Managing Director, Lean Business & Founder, Business Process
    Mechanics, South Africa

EXPERT & INTERACTIVE PANEL DISCUSSION

  • Marang Marekimane – Managing Director, Lean Business & Founder, Business Process Mechanics, South Africa
  • Daniel Adidwa – Chief Executive Officer, Tour 2.0, South Africa
  • Nkululelo Mthembu – Director, PISTA, South Africa
  • Tes Proos – Founder & Owner, Crystal Events, South Africa

12H20H – 13H15

EXPERT PRESENTATION

Key considerations for establishing sustainable tourism enterprise including sources of funding.

  • Jabulani Debedu – Senior Consultant, Strategic and Development Advisory, BDO – South
    Africa, South AfricA

INTERACTIVE PANEL DISCUSSION

  • Jabu Debedu – Senior Consultant, Strategic and Development Advisory, BDO – South
    Africa, South Africa
  • Obinna Ekezie – Managing Director, Wakanow Limited, Nigeria
  • Donald Djobo – General Manager and Founder, myGO Worldwide – Africa, Cote D’Ivoire
  • Septi Bukula – Director, Osiba Management

13H15

NETWORKING LUNCH
CAREER WORKSHOP

14H00 -16h50

AVIATION INDUSTRY EXPERT PRESENTATION

  • Sandile Chipunza – Manager, Advocacy and Strategic Relations, IATA, South Africa

SITE YOUTH COMPETITION

  • Tes Proos – Founder & Owner, Crystal Events, South Africa

PLENARY SESSION

Aviation, Hospitality, Travel Management, Destination Marketing, Technology and Destination Management

  • Sibabalwe Peter – Regional Sales Manager – Africa, Minor Hotels, South Africa
  • Sandile Chipunza – Manager, Advocacy and Strategic Relations, IATA, South Africa
  • Kagiso Dumasi – Commercial Manager – Global Networks, BCD Travel, South Africa
  • Tes Proos – Founder & Owner, Crystal Events, South Africa
  • Septi Bukula – Director, Osiba Management
16H50 – 17H00
WRAP-UP / SYNTHESIS OF YOUTH IN TOURISM INNOVATION SUMMIT
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SOUTH AFRICA –Johannesburg
Dimpho Mashabela
- Media Contact
Mobile : +27 81 303 7030
Landline : +27 (0) 11 318 1741
Email :
dimpho@africatourismpartners.com
ATP Partnerships Johannesburg
Rejoice Chishamba
- Projects Co-ordinator
Mobile : +27 81 303 7030
Landline : +27 11 318 1741
Email :
info@africatourismpartners.com
Rwanda Convention Bureau
Yves Gahonzire
- Business Development Manager
Mobile : +250 788 357 850
Landline : +250 788 357 850
Email : yves.gahonzire@rcb.rw
Web : www.rcb.rw
Ikaze PCO, Events Organiser -Rwanda
Ms Nshuti Bunyenyezi
-Events Manager
Mobile : +250 788 254 476
Landline : +250 788 770 820
Email : nshuti@ikazepco.com
Web : www.ikazepco.com
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