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Jul

21

2017

South African In Top 25 In Global Meetings Industry

Durban businesswoman Nina Freysen-Pretorius has been named as one of the most influential people in the international meetings industry in 2017. Included in US-based Successful Meetings magazine’s annual list of 25 outstanding professionals who have had a significant impact on the meetings industry...
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Mar

08

2017

World PCO Alliance Issues Official Security Statement

TAIPEI – The World PCO Alliance has released an official statement on its partners’ commitment to managing security risks on behalf of their clients. The statement, known as the “Alliance’s Duty of Care Commitment” is a response to an increasingly adverse international climate, and expresses the...
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Dec

07

2016

Risk Mitigation Strategies for Event Organisers

"Expect the unexpectedRisk mitigation strategies for event organisers When planning an an international congress or conference, you can never plan enough. Civil unrest, terrorism or disease are a reality, and must be considered by planners. Putting together a risk mitigation plan is now a job...
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Nov

11

2016

Launch of a series of opinion pieces by our Association Clients

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace. Sexual harassment is extremely prevalent in South African workplaces. Some sources estimate that 70-80% of all working women have experienced sexual harassment at some or other time. Employers cannot afford to take the phenomenon of sexual harassment lightly. In...
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Nov

10

2016

Nina Freysen-Pretorius meets the Governor of Sarawak ....

Ahead of the 55th ICCA Congress in Kuching Malaysia, Nina had the great honour & opportunity  to meet the Governor of Sarawak Tuan Yang Terutama   
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Nov

01

2016

The Conference Company is a level four (4) B-BBEE Contributor

What is BEE? Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) is an initiative launched by the South African Government to address the restrictions that exist within the country for Black individuals to participate fairly in the economy. The BEE Act allows for the existence of the B-BBEE ‘Codes of...
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Jul

18

2016

African Society of Association Executives Appoints Secretariat

The African Society of Association Executives (AfSAE), based in Johannesburg, South Africa has appointed The Conference Company as its secretariat. Formed in 2015 to serve as the professional society for those in the association management profession in Africa, AfSAE will connect associations – of...
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Jul

02

2016

The Conference Company introduces a branding update

To ensure we remain on trend, we have incorporated a slight edge into our redesign, thank you to our in house design specialist Logico – we love the edgy shwe shwe. We are currently working with our website design partners - Deep Current, our website will be undergoing a slight change too and we...
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Jul

01

2016

The Conference Company Johannesburg office has moved

When next you visit The Conference Company JHB office located at The Longpoint Office Park in Fourways be sure to remember we have moved from the first floor to the second floor. Signage is available on the second floor.
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Sep

29

2015

The Conference Company Is A Certified Level Two (2) B-BBEE Contributor

Nina Freysen-Pretorius is proud to announce that The Conference Company is a Certified Level Two (2) B-BBEE Contributor. What is BEE? Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) is an initiative launched by the South African Government to address the restrictions that exist within the country...
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May

11

2015

World PCO Alliance Considers Strategic Expansion

World PCO Alliance sees turnover grow in 2014 Per Ankaer, from ICS – International Conference Services in Denmark, the President of the Alliance says : “ Our Alliance’s members’ - consisting of 19 Professional Congress Organizers worldwide - total turnover has grown 10% over the last year. The...
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Apr

23

2015

Tolerance and Understanding under attack

If the global meetings industry stands for any one single principle, it is the importance of talking and listening to others, and to finding non - violent solutions to important, complex, profoundly difficult issues. With an ever changing global economic environment with many socio economic and...
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