The East & Central African MICE industry is set for greater heights with the introduction of online payment solutions in the delivery of exhibitions and conferences. 3G Direct Pay Limited, one of the region’s leading online payments provider, has partnered with Slujan Events in the 2nd Kenya Hospitality Trade Fair & Hotel Summit East Africa to provide online payment solutions to its exhibitors and delegates.
3G Direct Pay provides payment solution services to hundreds of travel related businesses in East and Southern Africa, focusing on Kenya, Zambia, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Zanzibar, and accepts all major credit cards, mobile money and e-wallets. The payment provider will be participating as Online Payment Partner offering an open credit card processing platform for exhibitors and delegates. 3G Direct Pay leads the African travel market where hundreds of travel businesses and millions of end customers can shop, pay, sell and get paid at real-time.
Under the theme “Re-defining the hospitality industry in East & Central Africa”, the Kenya Hospitality Trade Fair will be held from 14-16 May, 2013 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre. The event is organized out of a growing need by hotel developers, owners, investors and industry professionals to engage and interact with quality focused suppliers.
Alongside the trade fair, the events company in partnership with the Eastern Africa Economic Chambers of Commerce (EAECC), has also organized the 2nd Hotel Summit East Africa, to be held from 15-16 May, 2013, at the same venue. The conference targets professionals in C-level management in the wider hospitality industry and discusses trends and issues that propel the hospitality industry in East & Central Africa. This year’s summit will run under the theme “Moving Forward with Confidence” and will focus on issues to do with Regional Integration, Finance for hospitality projects, Technology, Human Resources and Capacity building among other topical issues.