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Association Management

Masiwela specialises in the organisation and administration of congresses and events across Africa. Masiwela acts as a consultant to the organising committee of an association on every aspect of your congress or event. Masiwela assist in making informed decisions based on years of experience and knowledge in organising events and congresses across Africa.

Masiwela can take care of as much or as little as you require. A full range of services would be likely to include:

Masiwela Association Management Services:

  • Assistance with congress bids
  • Help in defining objectives
  • Advice on congress taxation liabilities
  • Preliminary outline plan
  • Draft income and expenditure budget
  • Finance consultancy – pre-finance, sponsorship, exhibitions, loans, registration fees
  • Book-keeping
  • Control of bank accounts, income and expenditure ledgers

Masiwela Congress Services:

  • Venue negotiation
  • Organisational structure
  • Meetings with organising committees
  • Liaison with production companies
  • Secretariat and office facilities, including mailing address
  • Registration processing systems
  • Scientific or technical programme support
  • Abstract handling
  • Exhibitions and poster sessions
  • Speaker liaison
  • Marketing and public relations
  • Press office
  • Staffing on site
  • Social events
  • Liaison with airlines
  • Delegate transportation
  • Closure of congress accounts
  • Post-event evaluation

Masiwela can also assist with:

  • Design and print (congress image)
  • Gifts and congress accessories
  • Insurance cover
  • Food and beverage
  • Décor and staging
  • On-site services – electronic message systems, signs, security
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Simultaneous interpretation
  • Congress recording
  • Translation of congress documentation
  • Videoconferencing

Masiwela can further assist with:

  • Accommodation bookings
  • Tour programmes

It is important to decide which of these services are required so that a tender document can be produced and circulated.

The Masiwela team operates with the intrinsically embedded ethos of dynamism, efficiency, reliability and making things happen!