What’s on at WTM Africa

A place for networking and knowledge sharing

Events at WTM Africa

WTM Africa strives to reach every need of an attendee. Make the most of the networking and business opportunities at our exhibition, as well as set aside time for you to develop your knowledge and understanding of the industry. Seminars run across three days and feature a variety of speakers from the travel industry to help you gain better insight with topical content and the latest industry trends.

Show floor

See what’s waiting for you at WTM Africa and get familiar with areas by using the floorplan to see where the show features, pavilions and educational theatres are located at WTM Africa. It is updated regularly so please email us for the latest copy.

Travel Forward

Taking Travel Tech to a new level at WTM Africa - meet innovative technology and solution providers showcasing the next generation in travel tech. Cutting-edge conference programme with inspiring presentations and case studies from elite industry leaders - featuring innovations from some of the brightest minds in the travel & hospitality industry.

Buyers Lounge

This is the business club dedicated area for senior travel industry decision makers with direct purchasing responsibility. The club facilitates networking, providing the opportunity to meet, greet and discuss business, leading to contracts being signed whilst expanding connections.

Seminars & Workshops

Develop your knowledge and understanding of the travel industry in seminars, featuring a variety of speakers and influential figures from the travel industry covering the latest insights.

Travel & Tourism Awards presented by WTM Africa

We celebrate all that lies beneath out African skies as we honour the stars of African tourism and the enchanting tales they weave. We honour the success of national, regional and city tourist boards and recognises outstanding private sector companies and individuals

EQUAL Africa

EQUAL AFRICA STANDS FOR EQUAL LOVE, RIGHTS, EXPERIENCES & OPPORTUNITIES

WTM Africa launches EQUAL Africa as a platform for travel professionals and venues focussing on the emerging LGBTQ+ traveller. This is the perfect forum for suppliers and entrepreneurs to showcase their products to the LGBTQ+ traveller and travel professionals. EQUAL Africa brings the industry together to conduct business, make the most of networking opportunities, meetings and learn from the latest conference programme. 

IBTM Africa

ibtm Africa is the leading conference for the meetings, incentives, conferences and events’ (MICE) industry, taking place annually at WTM Africa. our conference has one goal; to inspire the business events’ world to deliver exceptional experiences for their customers. We bring together the MICE industry, with everyone having that one common purpose – to meet the right people.

African Tourism Investment Summit (ATIS)

The African Tourism Investment Summit will explore in lateral sectors contributing to the growth of Africa’s tourism industry, and include interactive break-away sessions ensuring high level discussions and deal-room opportunities for engagement with policy makers and investment professionals from around the globe.

Sports & Events Tourism Exchange (SETE)

The annual Sports and Events Tourism Exchange, is the only event of its kind in Southern Africa and provides a platform that brings together businesses from the sports, events and tourism industries, SETE encourages collaboration between these sectors.

Africa Responsible Tourism Awards

The Inspirational Africa Responsible Tourism Awards recognise businesses and organisations which can demonstrate the core Responsible Tourism values of transparency and respect, which can show their impact and which inspire others to achieve more in the responsible tourism space.

Speed Networking

At our speed networking event we want to help you establish long lasting business partnerships, and we do this inviting buyers to hold five minute meetings with exhibitors on a first come first serve basis. If the meeting has been successful we can arrange a more in-depth meeting at their stand during the show on request.

Register your interest for 2021

Keep an eye out in the coming months for the latest WTM Africa programme and suppliers.