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CTICC maintains connections with global industry and secures 15 international conferences

Over the past 17 months The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) has secured 15 international conferences and will welcome approximately 22 000 delegates to the Mother City, bringing an estimated R594 million into the local economy over the next six years.

The business events industry (meetings, incentive trips, conferences, and exhibitions) has been one of the hardest-hit sectors over the past 17 months. Even with many businesses and associations worldwide re-evaluating their position on business travel, the CTICC has managed to secure 15 international conferences through collaborative efforts with their partners, such as the Cape Town & Western Cape Convention Bureau. Additionally, one of the most notable conferences secured is Africa Oil Week, part of a 3-year deal the Hyve Group has signed with the CTICC.

Nine of the 15 conferences will host a trade exhibition as part of the conference.

“With strict lockdown measures impacting our normal sales process, the team has had to do everything remotely. As part of the sales process, we take all potential customers on a virtual tour through the centre. The tour allows them to experience the different spaces and get a feel of the venue. We also offer all our clients the options of running hybrid or virtual events using our digital platform CTICC Engage.

And our strict C19-Care© protocols provide the assurance needed from a health and safety perspective, allowing customers to book with us with confidence” said Ms. Taubie Motlhabane, CEO of the CTICC.

CTICC Engage allows professional conference organizers to host seamless and successful live digital events with customizable branding and offers features such as AI matchmaking, a lead generation dashboard, and exhibitors booths.

The team at the CTICC developed the C19-Care© protocols in collaboration with health, tourism, and events industry leaders, both locally and abroad, and the protocols apply to the National Department of Health’s regulations. The stringent protocols ensure that the safety of the CTICC’s clients, staff, and delegates is always put first.

Since opening its doors almost two decades ago, the CTICC has focused on building a resilient brand on the global business events stage. The continued interest over the past year in the CTICC as a venue to host conferences and trade exhibitions, most notably those in the medical and scientific fraternities, signifies the strength and resilience of the venue and destination.

“In a highly challenging year, the team at the CTICC and their partners were able to make this achievement possible by working together and showing the world why we are Africa’s leading business events venue and destination” said Mr. Deon Cloete, Chairperson of the Cape Town International Convention Centre Company (Convenco).

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