2022
TOURISM LEADERSHIP
CONFERENCE
THE ENGINE OF GROWTH FOR SOUTH AFRICA

The Tourism Business Council of South Africa will proudly host its very first conference in September. The conference takes place during Tourism Month, and right before the official beginning of Spring.

For all queries, please send an email to tumi@tbcsa.travel
Don’t miss out on attending the Conference. Your payment can be done online, by using your credit card or paying via EFT.
Delegate registration fee is R990.00. The fee covers all meals and networking events.

DEAR TOURISM STAKEHOLDER

The Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) welcomes all industry professionals to our inaugural conference where stakeholders across the tourism value chain will examine, discuss and come up with solutions to some of the challenges facing our sector. The conference is an ideal platform for you to make your voice heard as we get the tourism sector back on track and play our part in reviving the South African economy.

 The face-to-face gathering will take place from 14th to 16th September at Sun City Resort in the warm province of the North West. The programme will be made up of plenaries, discussion panels and breakaway sessions among others. While the evenings will be dominated by social events to allow delegates to further network, socialise and enjoy our hospitality.

WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND?

TBCSA Inaugural Conference 2022 brings together tourism industry professionals and leading experts to connect, learn, share and collaborate on the various topical industry-related issues. There are many reasons why you should join us in the North West for this two-day conference.

WORLD CLASS PROGRAMME

Our speakers will share innovative, salient thought leadership and industry-related guidance during plenary and breakaway sessions.

YOUR SAFETY IS OUR PRIORITY

COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place to ensure the health and well-being of all delegates and sponsors attending in person.

EXPAND YOUR NETWORK

Engage with industry leaders, professional colleagues and international companies to expand your industry connections.

ENHANCE YOUR KNOWLEDGE

Hear from world renowned speakers and industry experts, with interactive Q&A sessions for live and online audiences.

PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE

WEDNESDAY, 14 SEPTEMBER

DAY 1

Exhibition Set-up
Delegate & Speaker registration

WELCOME COCKTAIL NETWORKING EVENT

THURSDAY, 15 SEPTEMBER

DAY 2

Welcome Remarks & Conference Overview
Welcome to North West
Vote of Thanks

Tourism Investment Commitments by the Captains of Industry

Signing of the Pledge

NETWORKING BREAK

PLENARY SESSION 1

What now for tourism growth in South Africa? 
– Government’s perspective

PLENARY SESSION 2

Global, Regional, and
Local Tourism growth forecast

PLENARY SESSION 3

The 2030 Tourism Growth Strategy

PLENARY SESSION 4

Conversation with ruling party head of Economic Transformation Committee

NETWORKING LUNCH

Breakaway session 1

The roles of the private and public sector in achieving tourism development and investments growth (towards 2030)

Breakaway session 2

Policy Environment in South Africa & the Region – (A whole of Government Approach)

Breakaway session 3

The Role of SMMEs as enablers to achieve 2030 tourism growth strategy 

Breakaway session 4

Tourism as a catalyst for economic growth and social cohesion

NETWORKING BREAK

PLENARY SESSION 5

Feedback from Breakaway Sessions

Summary of the Day

GALA DINNER

FRIDAY, 16 SEPTEMBER

DAY 3

PLENARY SESSION 1

Opening & Welcome
Women in Tourism Business

PLENARY SESSION 2

A view from select source markets

PLENARY SESSION 3

Marketing and Branding of South Africa
as a Destination
“How to Achieve 2030 Strategy”
(Domestic, Reginal Markets)

PLENARY SESSION 4

How To Achieve 2030 Strategy
(International Markets)

NETWORKING BREAK

PLENARY SESSION 4

Re-Cap from the Panel Discussion

PLENARY SESSION 5

Closure

NETWORKING LUNCH

ACCOMMODATION

We have negotiated preferred rates for all delegates with the following hotels at the resort. The rates of Soho Hotel and Cascades will be added in due course.

For accommodation bookings, please click the button below here. 

LEISURE ACTIVITIES

Mankwe GAMETRACKERS, based at the iconic Sun City resort next to the malaria free Big Five Pilanesberg National Park, is the largest outdoor adventure activity business in the North West province of South Africa. We conduct Game Drives, Bush Walks and Hot Air Balloon Safaris inside Pilanesberg National Park, and Quad Biking, Archery, Chimp & Zee rope adventure course, Team Building activities, and The Wallow, (a catered venue), inside the resort.

We specialize in individual service and exclusivity yet have the capacity to service large groups of up to 600 people. Our passionate staff are ready to take you on your next adventure.

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OUR sponsors

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YOUR SAFETY IS OUR PRIORITY

Health and safety is paramount at the TBCSA Inaugural Conference 2022 and the well-being of our delegates and sponsors at the event is our top priority. We are closely monitoring COVID-19 regulations in line with advice from the government and local health authorities to ensure that you are protected. In addition, we are working with our venue partner to ensure a safe and secure environment. You can rest assured that all protocols around onsite  physical distancing, hygiene practices, food safety service,and cleaning protocols will be adhered to at all times.

GET IN TOUCH

For conference enquiries, please contact Ms Boitumelo Moleleki – Email: tumi@tbcsa.travel
For Media enquiries contact Ms Nobuhle Simelane – Email: media@tbcsa.travel

Conference images used are from Unsplash.com