Call for applications: Domestic Market Access Support Programme

The Department of Tourism invites eligible tourism enterprises to apply for support under the Domestic Market Access Support Programme (DMASP) to participate in the Development Zone at Meetings Africa 2023.

The event will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, Gauteng. Meetings Africa 2023 is a Business Events Trade Show, with the specific objective of creating a market access platform, for African Business Events Products.

It serves as the primary platform to enable the growth of the business events industry on the continent and ultimately contributes towards its economic growth. It is a 2-day trade show with a dedicated Educational Day which is executed in conjunction with the key global, continental and national industry associations.

Meetings Africa exists to provide a platform for exhibitors to showcase their offerings to International and local buyers, African associations and corporate planners. It is the most formidable platform on the continent for you to meet face-to-face with the most influential buyers in the world, and to be part of Africa’s growth.

For more information visit www.meetingsafrica.co.za

A limited number of spaces on the Development Zone is available for market access support under the DMASP, which is specially aimed at assisting small tourism enterprises. In line with the DMASP guidelines available on the Department’s website (www.tourism.gov.za), the following type of businesses are encouraged to apply, and will be considered for support:

  • Accommodation sector – formally serviced accommodation, guest accommodation, self-catering accommodation, backpackers and hostelling, caravan and camping, game/nature lodge and venues, with a valid star grading certificate from the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA).
  • Travel and related services – inbound tour operator/Destination Marketing Company, conference organisers, incentive travel organisers and inbound travel agents.
  • Hospitality and related services – conference venues (not attached to hotels) and attractions

For more information and to apply, click here.

The Department of Tourism invites eligible tourism enterprises to apply for support under the Domestic Market Access Support Programme (DMASP) to participate in the Development Zone at Meetings Africa 2023.

The event will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, Gauteng. Meetings Africa 2023 is a Business Events Trade Show, with the specific objective of creating a market access platform, for African Business Events Products.

It serves as the primary platform to enable the growth of the business events industry on the continent and ultimately contributes towards its economic growth. It is a 2-day trade show with a dedicated Educational Day which is executed in conjunction with the key global, continental and national industry associations.

Meetings Africa exists to provide a platform for exhibitors to showcase their offerings to International and local buyers, African associations and corporate planners. It is the most formidable platform on the continent for you to meet face-to-face with the most influential buyers in the world, and to be part of Africa’s growth.

For more information visit www.meetingsafrica.co.za

A limited number of spaces on the Development Zone is available for market access support under the DMASP, which is specially aimed at assisting small tourism enterprises. In line with the DMASP guidelines available on the Department’s website (www.tourism.gov.za), the following type of businesses are encouraged to apply, and will be considered for support:

  • Accommodation sector – formally serviced accommodation, guest accommodation, self-catering accommodation, backpackers and hostelling, caravan and camping, game/nature lodge and venues, with a valid star grading certificate from the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA).
  • Travel and related services – inbound tour operator/Destination Marketing Company, conference organisers, incentive travel organisers and inbound travel agents.
  • Hospitality and related services – conference venues (not attached to hotels) and attractions

For more information and to apply, click here.

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