The Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI) has appointed Glenton de Kock as its new CEO
De Kock was previously CEO of Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism, Business Support Adviser for RV Footwear, and Project Manager at the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber. He also has experience as an independent hospitality, leisure and tourism consultant. De Kock holds a national diploma in Sport Administration and Marketing, and is enrolled for an MBA at the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan University Business School.
Acting Chairperson of SAACI, Kim Roberts, says De Kock brings extensive experience and knowledge in the tourism sector to the association.
“I am looking forward to engaging with the SAACI membership, our national strategic partners and the broader hospitality, leisure and tourism community,” says De Kock. “I believe there is great scope to increase association meetings and enhance the return on investment for members, their trade shows and business events. I am keen to contribute to the growth and development of SAACI and business tourism in the coming years.”