ABOUT US

Namanje Events Solutions (Pty) Ltd is an emerging wholly black-owned enterprise, which came into the business tourism market with uncompromising attitude of doing business to make business – providing bespoke solutions powered by innovations, nurtured through tried and tested yet flexible processes, backed by strategic alliances, supplier relations and industry affiliations.

Our collective years of experience, unique customer experience and the superior level of professionalism have positioned us as the most preferred emerging solutions provider. We are a member of the Southern African association for the Conference Industry (SAACI) as well as the International Festivals and Events Association (IFEA) Africa.

Namanje Events Solutions (Pty) Ltd is a BEE Level 1 contributor.

Our strategic intent

Vision:
To build a credible and well-known tourism brand that is stakeholder centric

Mission:
To constantly provide value-adding solutions and to keep up our innovative strategies, so as to ensure continued relevance within our industry

Values:
1. Reliability and accountability
2. Team work and responsible leadership
3. Forward thinking and pro-active
4. Doing things differently and producing same quality results

Managing Director:

Mr. Moses M Gontai is the co-founder and Managing Director of the company. He brings with him extensive knowledge and experience of events management. He acquired most of his experience while working for the International Festivals and Events Association (IFEA) Africa as a project manager, where he was responsible for designing, managing and monitoring the association’s events projects. Prior to this stint he organized social events on an ad hoc basis, where he acquired basic understanding of project management and also built a strong network with industry peers and suppliers.

He holds a certificate in management (majoring in Project management) from Southern Business School and currently doing his last level in Bcom degree with Unisa. He has attended an Enterprise Development program at National Youth Development Agency and a financial management & costing course at the University of Johannesburg. He’s a Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship graduate.

Operations Manager:

Mr. Aubrey M. Malapile is the co-founder and Operations Director. He brings with himself good organizational and supervisory skills, good interpersonal skills as well as the ability to communicate effectively. He acquired his experience as an events coordinator at Culinary Arts Association of South Africa (CAASA).

He is a Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship graduate holding a certificate for Advance Course in Entrepreneurship. He also trained as a motivational and public speaker. Mr. Malapile is a graduate in Bible ministry (advanced diploma), holds a certificate in ICDL with ICDL Africa and is currently studying his final year in marketing management.

Destination Management consultant:

Ms. N. Hlophe has been in the travel and tourism industry for more than 7 years. She worked for one of the top travel management companies for 5 years, where she acquired various skills and knowledge of South Africa as a travel destination and its travel products and services. She brings with her an in-depth knowledge of customer service and understanding of cultural diversity, the basic understanding of the forex transactions and conversations as well as the ability to analyze the tourism industry and the link between its various sectors.

She holds a national qualification in general travel, a Galileo Computer Reservation Certificate, an African fare and ticketing certificate, Travel agency operations certificate and a number of ticketing course.

Admin Officer:

Miss Kgomotso Mphuthi is an adminstration intern who is currently completing her National diploma in Administration management at Tshwane University of Technlogy (TUT). She holds a certificate in call centre management from Corner Stone College and a certificate in Payroll Admin (SAGE) from Tshwane Universty of Technology (TUT).
Ms. Mphuthi brings with herself knowledge and dedication backed up by her experience in the corporate environment.