PPS June Breakfast Briefing: Focusing on ‘The Commission Issue’ this Briefing is likely to prove popular with a scene setter followed by a panel discussion made-up of experts representing the tender, procurement and ethics perspectives. Thursday 28th June is the date and the details can be viewed here.
PPS July Breakfast Briefing: PPS takes a hard look at what can be effectively undertaken by the travel trade as far as MICE is concerned. Date earmarked is Thursday 5th July. Programme will be advised when complete.
PPS Latest Newsletter: On your laptop this coming week of the 4th June.
MADEX 2018: According to the website there are 30 exhibitors with a a third being publication and member association representatives. When MADEX was a part of MARKEX ( Marketing & Promotions) it was a packed exhibition. The jury is out on whether MADEX will grow to the same prominence.
CEPA Launch: Council of Event Professionals Africa took place in mid-May. Although there are sign-ups from some organisers to become part of the process – PPS predict this still has a long way to go in meeting it’s objectives.
SAACI 2018: The annual conference takes place at the end of July at Misty Hills. Being in the hub of South Africa’s economy there should be a good turn-out of the regular crowd with even some newbies. Hopefully the actual programme will be released soon.
EGF – Supplier Data Base Launch: Taking place at Sandton Conv. Centre on the 7th June – this data-base of the Event Greening Forum has been ‘a long time coming’ and is anticipated to be the start of more green events.