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Site International Conference 2010

December 4–7, 2010

Site delegates from 36 countries experienced the warm hospitality and special events in Cape Town, South Africa during the Site International Conference 2010. Global connections were made during world-class educational sessions and networking opportunities. Click here to review the educational program >>

Highlights of the Site International Conference 2010 include:

  • Opening keynote speaker and former South African President FW de Klerk set the stage for the transformative power of change.
  • Keynote speaker Jonar Nader challenged delegates to think differently about business and innovation.
  • Site President Sean Mahoney and Site President Elect Mary MacGregor presented a state of the association during the Annual General Meeting for Site members. All members are invited to review the presentation, available in the Member Center.
  • Industry expert Christine Duffy shared valuable insights and led interactive regional roundtables.
  • CNN hero Doc Hendley made an impact with his moving story about how one person can truly make a difference.

Site Honors Gala

The following individuals and chapters were recognized for outstanding achievement:

  • Ms. Gu Xiaoyuan was named Site Member of the Year 2010.
  • Dr. Patrick Patridge was awarded the Kevin Forde Spirit Award.
  • Site Southeast USA was named 2010 Site Chapter of the Year.

Many Thanks to our Host Committee

Olga Navarro, International Conference Chairwoman, ITB dmc, Spain

David Frandsen, Host Committee Chairperson, Cape Town & Western Cape Convention Bureau

Tes Proos, Host Committee Co-Chairperson, Crystal Events and Incentives

Louise Godwin, Host Committee Secretariat, Cape Town & Western Cape Convention Bureau

Peter-John Mitrovich, Springbok Atlas

Debbie De Villiers, Terra Nova

Robin McLeod, Dragonfly Africa

Adriaan Fourie, Moyo Restaurant Group

Daryl Keywood, Walthers DMC

Amanda Kotze-Nhlapo, Cape Town & Western Cape Convention Bureau

Esmare Steinhoffel, Cape Town International Convention Centre

Elmarie Delport, Southern Sun

Stacey Hopkins, Arabella Starwood South Africa

Karen Salter, Destination Alliance


For Photos of the Event Click Here