Board of Directors
Mrs Thalita Weitzman (Chairperson)
Dr Manfred Rohwer
Mr Gert Steyn
Mrs Corné Engelbrecht
Corné Engelbrecht, CMP
As SAVETCON’s Managing Director, Corné has over 20 years’ experience as an event organiser. Corné has marketing, PR and brand management qualifications and has obtained her international Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) certification in 2016 – one of only 15 in South Africa. This is a credential that is recognized globally as the badge of excellence in the meeting, convention, exhibition, and event industry.
In 2016 she was acknowledged as one of the Top 20 women in the Event Planners category for dedicated and valuable contribution to the MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibition) industry at the third annual Women in MICE awards, hosted by Meetings magazine and ThePlanner.guru. In 2017, she was a recipient of the SPIN: Senior Professionals Industry Network, newly created recognition for veteran meeting planners—SPIN: 40 Over 40 award. This new initiative was designed to recognize and honour planners who are industry role models, influencers, innovators and pioneers.
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Erna has been with SAVETCON for more than 10 years. She is our Office Manager, responsible for client liaison and enquiries, all registrations, financial administration, travel and accommodation managements and general office administration.
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Claudia is our Sponsorship and Marketing Manager responsible for all aspects concerning sponsorship and exhibition planning and management. She comes with a wealth of experience in the industry and has raised over a million rand in sponsorships for SAVA CVC and SAVETCON events over the last two years.
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