• +27 (0)10 300 7907
  • info@exsa.co.za

    Latest News

    SAEC Reopening Guidelines

    The SA Events Council (SAEC) is an entity that represents 13 of the major Exhibition and Event Associations within the broader Events Industry of South Africa, a unified voice that speaks on behalf of the Exhibition and Events Industry, in all interactions with the various government departments and bodies for whom the hosting of Exhibitions and Events is an area of focus.

    As representatives of the Exhibitions and Events Industry sector in South Africa, SAEC believes that a consistent, Industry-wide approach to Exhibition and Event management is the only practical means for us to re-open Exhibitions and Events safely, with a focus on a phased approach that will be acceptable to both the government and the various local authorities currently governing Exhibitions and Events across South Africa.

    event safety council re opening guidelines versionThe Events Safety Council (ESC) is a special interest group within the South African Communications Industries Association (SACIA) and is an integral Association member of the SAEC. In June 2020, in collaboration with global Industry partners and the local Association; the South Africa Association for Conference Industry (SAACI), these new Guidelines were developed for Exhibition and Event Organisers to follow going forward. This is a development for new health and safety protocols and Reopening Guidelines for the MICE and Business Events Industry.

    Importantly:

    1. We understand the control measures needed, that they be consistent with the overall national strategies and policies.
    2. We recognise global best practice in minimising the spread of COVID-19, thus, protecting workers, staff, attendees and the public whilst attending events.

    The Re-Opening Guidelines for holding Exhibitions and Events are based upon a 5-tiered risk exposure model advocated by the World Health Organisation and upon four cornerstones of prevention and control, namely:

    1. Social-distancing including personal protective equipment.

    2. Protect and detect systems incorporating effective risk assessment protocols and screening processes based on DoH guidelines and DoEL Directions.

    3. Communication and data management protocols including technological contact tracing processes.

    4. Effective personal hygiene, cleaning and sanitisation protocols.

     

    Search

    JOIN OUR ASSOCIATION TODAY

    And Start Contributing to the Events and Design Industry

    Website Feedback

    Overall, how well does our new website meet your need?

    EXSA Focuses on Barmotion

    22 October 2021

    If fortune favours the brave, she will love Barmotion's decision to venture into overseas markets during a global pandemic.

    EXSA Focuses on Irene Costa

    28 September 2021

    Irene Costa, editor of Business Events Africa has been in the business events sector for over 16 years and is passionate about its people. “I’ve grown in this industry and...

    EXSA Focuses on Adele Hartdege...

    31 August 2021

    Our industry currently faces a mammoth challenge and has been doing so for the last year and a half, whilst we keep hoping for good news and some indication of...

    Scan Display focuses on shopfi...

    17 August 2021

    Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in South Africa in March 2020, and the subsequent banning of exhibitions and events, Scan Display has shifted its focus to shopfitting, retail...

    African Energy Chamber Condemn...

    08 June 2021

    The African Energy Chamber is aghast at Africa Oil Week’s decision to relocate the conference venue for its flagship event from Cape Town, South Africa to the United Arab Emirates.

    Exsa Newsletter

    About EXSA

    EXSA enables connections through the networking and communication of our Forums and via our website (www.exsa.co.za).

    Besides providing EXSA’s directory of members, an exhibitions calendar and news feed, the EXSA website also offers a wealth of knowledge and industry guidelines available to its members.

     

    exsa and

     

    Co Reg. No – 1988/001660/08

    Telephone: +27 011 620 3089

    E-mail: info@exsa.co.za

    © 2018 EXSA | Exhibitions and Events Association of Southern Africa . All Rights Reserved. Designed By Cartmell

    Search