South African In Top 25 In Global Meetings Industry

Posted by  on  21/07/2017

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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, Freysen-Pretorius is chief executive officer of The Conference Company, which also has offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg and celebrates 20 years in business this year. Vince Alonzo, Editor-in-Chief of Successful Meetings

World PCO Alliance Issues Official Security Statement

Posted by  on  08/03/2017

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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 provisions that each Alliance partner provides its clients to ensure that they manage and minimize the risks associated with organizing international conferences and congresses. Attachment Size World_PCO_Alliance_Press_Release_170308.pdf 80.17 KB

Risk Mitigation Strategies for Event Organisers

Posted by  on  07/12/2016

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“Expect the unexpected Risk 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 critical funstion, but it does remain initimidating.” Business Events Africa November Vol 36 No 11 Page 12 Read the full article here

Launch of a series of opinion pieces by our Association Clients

Posted by  on  11/11/2016

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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 a recent case, the plaintiff was awarded damages in excess of R 4 million, to be paid by her employer (the Ikwezi municipality) because they had failed to protect her adequately

Nina Freysen-Pretorius meets the Governor of Sarawak ….

Posted by  on  10/11/2016

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