Durban secures medical conference

Durban has won the bid to host the 2013 6th Multilateral Initiative on Malaria Pan African Conference (MIM).

The Medical Research Council worked in close collaboration with the Durban KwaZulu-Natal Convention Bureau and the Durban International Convention Centre to create the winning bid for the medical conference.  

"MIM is the world’s largest gathering of the malaria community, and occurs every three to four years," said James Seymour, chief executive of the Durban KwaZulu-Natal Convention Bureau." We expect this conference and exhibition to have an economic impact well in excess of R18-million on the Durban and KwaZulu-Natal economy."  

MIM 2013 represents the 26th winning bid that the recently established Durban KwaZulu-Natal Convention Bureau has facilitated together with its strategic partners.  

Visit C&IT’s South African Destination Guide here

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles
and free email bulletins.

Register now
Already registered?
Sign in
'We often see details brushed over - that's the sort of thing we take seriously'

'We often see details brushed over - that's the sort of thing we take seriously'

A-List 2019: Catherine Coulter, director of BeaconHouse Events.

Businesses routinely miss out on sales leads at trade events, research reveals

Businesses routinely miss out on sales leads at trade events, research reveals

Generic sales pitches, misspelt names and 'hard-sell' techniques are leading to lost revenue and business opportunities.

Most popular European cities for MICE bookings revealed

Most popular European cities for MICE bookings revealed

Tech company Aventri ranks cities' popularity for meetings and events based on bookings made through its venue sourcing platform.

'My MD gives me additional roles to help me learn, and experiences to develop my skills'

'My MD gives me additional roles to help me learn, and experiences to develop my skills'

A-List 2019: Anna Clarke is senior account executive at Ex Events.

Reinventing networking with 'brain dates' for attendees

Reinventing networking with 'brain dates' for attendees

Fundamental changes are needed to reorganise events around face-to-face connections rather than content, says agency director.

Live Union welcomes three new faces

Live Union welcomes three new faces

Marketing director, business development director and production manager all join the London-based team

No one should be expected to work for free and the same goes for speakers

No one should be expected to work for free and the same goes for speakers

It's unethical to expect speaking gigs to be unpaid, says Nick Gold, MD of Speakers Corner.

'I don't think I would have had the same opportunity and support in a bigger company'

'I don't think I would have had the same opportunity and support in a bigger company'

A-List 2019: Olivia Chilton, senior account executive at Clear Partners.

In pictures: Meet Dublin in London cruise

In pictures: Meet Dublin in London cruise

The Dublin Convention Bureau hosted its 10th anniversary 'Meet Dublin in London' on the Thames.

Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel opens in Glasgow

Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel opens in Glasgow

Luxury hotel has 113 rooms, a Bo & Birdy restaurant and bar and private roof garden with views of the city.

LATEST JOBS