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The 2nd Annual Global M.I.C.E Summit

The Meetings, Incentive Travel, Conferences and Exhibitions Industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. It is also a sector that enjoys a wide diversity of players, ranging from Government Agencies, Airlines, Hotels, Tourism Affiliated practitioners among others. Zuri Events, the leading Business Events Management company in East Africa, has put together the Global MICE Summit in a bid to bring these experts on a platform to address pertinent issues affecting the Business Events Industry. The Conference will be held between 11th & 13th September, 2019 at Trademark Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya. It will attract 200 delegates from the following different industry markets: Professional Conference Organisers (PCOs), Destination Management Companies (DMCs), Hotels, Industry Associations, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, MICE Venues & Tourism Affiliated Government Institutions. Registration for Delegates,Exhibitors & Speakers is open. You may register by clicking this link.There is an early bird registration offer currently running until 31st May, 2019.

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GITHURAI – THE OUTDOOR MALL

Sitting comfortably, twelve kilometres from Kenya’s capital, is a city, yes city, by the name Githurai. Almost every Kenyan is at least familiar with the name, even if due to some self – imposed excuse, has never set foot in the dusty (and muddy when it rains) slumburbia. If you were born somewhere between the 80s and 90s, you must have jammed to one of Kenya’s greatest hits by Mr Googz and Vinnie Banton – Wasee Tumetoka Githurai.  Well, tribalism aside, the name Githurai sounds Kikuyu-ish if there is such a word. And the fact that literally everyone you meet there speaks to you in some deep Kikuyu language is no coincidence. In fact, many businesses there have Kikuyu names like ‘Shosho Wa Kamau Gas Distributors’ or ‘Kiamaiko Mutura Base and Butchery’. In spite of this, there is one thing that this city has and is not in any place else. The Githurai atmosphere. There is the funny joke that Githurai residents have learnt how to text with their mobile gadgets inside their pockets. They also are said to have two sets of cloths while trans-githuraing, (passing through Githurai) so as not to appear too rich for the slumburbia. The Kasarani […]

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