Cape Town is a proud member of the BestCities Global Alliance, together with Berlin, Bogota, Copenhagen, Dubai, Edinburgh, Houston, Madrid, Melbourne, Tokyo and Vancouver. BestCities is committed to delivering the world’s best service experience for meeting planners and is recognised globally for its innovative approach in setting the highest professional standards and best practices for the meetings and convention industry.
Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI)
The SAACI is recognised as the official body and mouthpiece of the conference industry by South African Tourism and the government. It is dedicated to maintaining and improving levels of efficiency and professionalism. Its members consist of professional conference organisers, destination management companies, event management companies, hotels, conference venues, etc.
Federated Hospitality Association of Southern Africa (FEDHASA)
FEDHASA is recognised by the government as the official representative of the hospitality industry of South Africa. It is the umbrella association for hotels, restaurants, conference centres, caterers, self-catering accommodation, B&Bs and guest houses, clubs, taverns, and service providers to the hospitality industry.
Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (SATSA)
SATSA is a member-driven credibility association that strives to set the highest standards in the tourism industry. Using a SATSA member provides peace of mind for those seeking to do business with credible tourism partners.
Exhibition and Event Association of Southern Africa (EXSA)
The role of EXSA is to serve, and actively grow, the exhibition and events industry in South Africa. This is achieved through promoting the unique benefits offered by exhibitions and events, and raising the profile of its members, who include venues, organisers and suppliers.