Seminar and Events Programme

** Program subject to change without prior notice **

MKTE 2018 – EVENTS PROGRAMME

 

Date Time Event Name Audience Note Venue
Thursday 27 Sept All Day Hosted Buyers arrival Hosted Buyers Hosted buyers arrive throughout the day JKIA Transfers to various hotels
Morning event World Tourism Day Hosted Buyers Activities will include speeches and press releases TBC
All Day Ushanga Beads Festival All invited guests, VIPs, Public, Media, Buyers Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC)
18:00 Official Gala Dinner Chef’s Delight hosted by GO Places Hosted Buyers, Media Ministry and parastatals to support or give prizes KICC
Friday 28 Sept 07:00 Hosted Buyer / Hosted Media: Fam Trip Departure Hosted Buyers and media As per individual itineraries Nairobi Hotels
00:00 Elephant naming Delegation leaves for Amboseli / Elephant research centre visit Hosted media, Hosted Buyers, Parastatals, Ministry of Tourism Hosted media fam trip in Amboseli. Amboseli (28.09 – 30.09) including elephant naming ceremony. Syokimau SGR Station Amboseli
Saturday 29 Sept 10h00 Elephant naming ceremony Hosted media, Hosted Buyers, Parastatals, Ministry of Tourism Elephant naming
ceremony & Cultural excursion
Amboseli
All day Hosted Buyer / Hosted Media Fam Trips Hosted Buyers, Hosted Media As per individual itineraries
Sunday 30 Sept 00:00 Elephant naming delegation return to Nairobi Hosted Media,
Hosted Buyers,
Parastatals,
Ministry of Tourism
All day Hosted Buyer / Hosted Media Fam Trips Hosted Buyers, Hosted Media As per individual itineraries
Monday 01 Oct 08:00-21:00 MKTE Build Up: Custom Build Stands Exhibitors KICC
All day Hosted Buyer / Hosted Media Fam Trips Hosted Buyers, Hosted Media As per individual itineraries
Tuesday 02 Oct 08:00-21:00 MKTE Build Up: Custom Build Stands and Shell Scheme Stands Exhibitors KICC
15:00-17:00 Hosted Buyers and Hosted Media: Return from Fam trips Hosted Buyers, Hosted Media Various Hotels in Nairobi
15:00-23:00 AHIF Conference Day 1 AHIF Delegates Conference running alongside MKTE Radisson Hotel, Nairobi
18:00-23:00 AHIF & MKTE 2018: Welcome Reception and networking cocktail Exhibitors, Hosted
Buyers, Hosted Media, AHIF Delegates and VIP guests
TBC
Wednesday 03 OCT 07:30-21:00 AHIF Conference Day 2 AHIF Delegates Conference running alongside MKTE Radisson Hotel, Nairobi
10:00-18:00 MKTE 2018 – Day 1 All Pre-scheduled B2B
meetings
KICC
10:00-11:00 Opening of MKTE and AHIF by Head of State All KICC
11:00-12:00 MKTE 2018 – Destination Presentation USA Exhibitors, Trade Visitors, Hosted Buyers USA Tsavo Concourse
12:00-13:00 MKTE 2018 – Day 1: Hosted Buyers Lunch: Group 1 Hosted Buyers KICC – VIP Lunch Room
13:00-14:00 MKTE 2018 – Day 1: Hosted Buyers Lunch: Group 2 Hosted Buyers KICC – VIP Lunch Room
13:00-14:00 MKTE 2018 – Day 1: Seminar 1 All Trends in Cultural and Heritage Tourism KICC – Seminar Room
14:00-15:00 MKTE 2018 – Day 1: Destination Presentation on China Exhibitors, Trade Visitors, Hosted Buyers China Tsavo Concourse
Thursday 04 Oct 07:30-21:00 AHIF Conference Day 3 AHIF Delegates Conference running alongside MKTE Radisson Hotel, Nairobi
10:00-18:00 MKTE 2018 – Day 2 All Pre-scheduled B2B meetings KICC
11:00-12:00 MKTE 2018 – Day 2: Destination Presentation Africa Exhibitors, Trade Visitors, Hosted Buyers Africa Tsavo Concourse
12:00-13:00 MKTE 2018 – Day 2: Hosted Buyers Lunch: Group 1 Hosted Buyers KICC – VIP Lunch Room
13:00-14:00 MKTE 2018 – Day 2: Hosted Buyers Lunch: Group 2 Hosted Buyers KICC – VIP Lunch Room
13:00-14:00 MKTE 2018 – Day 2: Seminar 2 All The Instagram Effect KICC – Seminar Room
14:00-15:00 MKTE 2018 – Day 2: Destination Presentation India Exhibitors, Trade
Visitors, Hosted
Buyers
India Tsavo
Concourse
Friday 05 Oct 06:00-8:00 Run with the Champions All Including select Kenya Marathoners Karura Forest
10:00-18:00 MKTE 2018 – Day 3 All Pre-scheduled B2B meetings KICC
11:00-12:00 MKTE 2018 – Day 3: Destination Presentation – Europe Exhibitors, Trade Visitors, Hosted Europe Tsavo Concourse
12:00-13:00 MKTE 2018 – Day 3: Hosted Buyers Lunch: Group 1 Hosted Buyers KICC – VIP Lunch Room
13:00-14:00 MKTE 2018 – Day 3: Hosted Buyers Lunch: Group 2 Hosted Buyers KICC – VIP Lunch Room
13:00-14:00 MKTE 2018 – Day 3: Seminar 3 All How to successfully package experiential tourism KICC – Seminar Room
14:00-15:00 MKTE 2018 – Day 3: Destination Presentation – United Kingdom Exhibitors, Trade Visitors, Hosted Buyers United Kingdom Tsavo Concourse
17:00-19:00 MKTE 2018: Closing Cocktails Exhibitors and Hosted buyers Exhibitor cocktail at the KICC rooftop KICC Rooftop
* Program subject to change without prior notice
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