November 29-30 2018


Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi


300 Delegates


25 Speakers

GMS Summit

The Global MICE Summit is a two day gathering of global investors, practitioners, academicians and regulators from the MICE industry to discuss opportunities, trends and going concerns within the MICE space.
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GMS Expo

The Global MICE Summit Expo will bring together 100 Exhibitors from the MICE industry across the world, with a special focus on Africa.
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GMS Cocktail

The Global MICE Summit Cocktail will be held on the evening of Thursday, 30th November, 2018. It will offer a great opportunity for delegates, partners, sponsors, exhibitors and participants to network and share meaningful conversations.
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Africa MICE Awards

The Global MICE Summit will sponsor the Africa MICE Awards in a bid to recognize the players within the MICE Space who have exuded extra - ordinary character in line with the criteria set out by the Global MICE Summit Committee.
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It’s A MICE World

It's a MICE World! is a 48 page A4 e – magazine that will be published by the Global MICE Summit Secretariat. It will feature MICE Players within the region, MICE Trends and have a directory of the MICE stakeholders and players within the region.
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Global MICE Solutions

Global MICE Solutions are geared towards providing the following services: Advisory and Consultancy Services to enable organisations develop Sustainable Event Management (SEM) policies for Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions
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Esmaré Steinhöfel

Regional Director International Congress and Convention Association South Africa

Volkan Ataman

Managing Director Tourism Media Group Turkey

Andrew Kang'ethe

Executive Director Izone Africa Kenya

Prasant Saha

C.E.O CIM Global India

Dr. Richard Munang

Ebafosa Kenya

Yoadan Tilahun

Managing Director Flawless Events Ethiopia

Kezy Mukiri

CEO Zuri Events Kenya

Jeffers Miruka

President African Society of Association Executives Kenya

Judy Kepher Gona

CEO Sustainable Tourism and Travel Agenda Kenya

Dr. Bright Gameli Mawudor

Head of Cyber Security Internet Solutions Africa Kenya

Grace Nderitu

CEO Eco Tourism Kenya Kenya

Francis Njue

C.E.O and Founder HTorex Global Kenya

Wambui Njoora

Chairperson EMAK Kenya

Kamal Budhabhatti

CEO Craft Silicon Kenya

David Gitonga

Acting CEO Tourism Research Institute Kenya

Sue Muriuki

Founder Divine Schools Africa Kenya

Martin Kibati

Vice Chair Event Organizers Association of Kenya (EOAK) Kenya

Karin Boomsma

Project Coordinator Sustainable Inclusive Businesses Kenya

Moderated By:

Mike Gitonga

Rapporteured By:

Veronica Nyambura

Event Schedule

29th November, 2018

  1. Emerging Trends & Best Practice in the MICE Industry
  2. Promoting Destinations through MICE: What Opportunities Exist? Country Perspectives – Rwanda, Ethiopia, South Africa
  3. Climate action as an accelerator for socio-economic transformation: Market opportunities for the Meetings Industry to tap into
  4. M.I.C.E & SDGs : Enhancing Competitiveness through Sustainability Practices
  5. Demos :
    • Green Solutions Driving the MICE Industry
    • Seed Balls Kenya (Practical & Green Giveaways)
    • Vestergaard Fransen (Plastic Free MICE)
    • The Forest (Sustainable Incentive Travel)
  6. The Economic Importance of Meetings & Conferences for Cities
  7. Enhancing Revenue and Yield Management from MICE
  8. Escalating the Social Impacts of M.I.C.E

30th November, 2018

  1. Technology Hub : Technology and Innovations Driving the Meetings Industry
  2. Enhancing Attendee Experience through Tech
  3. Security & Data Protection
  4. Building Sustainable Innovations for A Thriving Meetings Industry
  5. How Technology is Driving the MICE Industry
  6. Research, Development & Capacity Building for a globally competitive Meetings Industry
  7. The Role of Regulators & Associations in Advancing the Meetings industry
  8. Projecting Ahead: What does the future hold for Meetings & Business Events?
  9. Networking Cocktail – National Museums of Kenya

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