The Wild Side of Conferences

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A conference in the bush is an intrinsically African experience – and o ne not to be missed. Kim Crowie explores the wild side of conferencing.

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Most conferences and events are typically held in meeting hubs and cities where amenities are at one’s fingertips. Convenience and location are important to conferences – particularly those of larger proportion – but an extraordinary experience in the wild simply cannot be beat. Bush conferences are a truly African offering, with many sub-Saharan countries providing quality, all-inclusive event services in game reserves and off the beaten track.

Thanks to South Africa’s many reserves and hotel establishments, it’s not hard to find any number of breathtakingly beautiful places that are ideal for small to midsized meetings. These include the likes of the Kruger National Park, Madikwe Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal’s iSimangaliso Wetland Park and many more, most of which offer luxury safari getaways in malaria-free zones.

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