South African Airways and on Show Solutions Finalize Dates and Locations for 2012 Southern Africa Showcase

12 July 2012

4th Annual Information Trade showcase for Africa specialists will exhibit in five U.S. Cities from Sept. 5-12

Fort Lauderdale, FLSouth African Airways (SAA), Africa’s most awarded airline, and event organizer On Show Solutions have finalized the dates and locations for the 4th annual Southern Africa Showcase. Plans are in place for the popular information trade show to exhibit in five major U.S. cities from Sept. 5th-12th with more than 20 representatives from the region’s key properties, lodges, service providers and tourist boards. The show brings Southern Africa specialists the latest updates on the region’s products and services, enabling those who participate to increase their sales in this lucrative and specialized travel market.

The dates, cities and venues for 2012 are:

Sept. 5:Los Angeles / Orange County, CAHyatt Regency Huntington Beach
Sept. 6:Denver, COJW Marriott, Denver Cherry Creek
Sept. 10:Atlanta, GAGrand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead
Sept. 11:Boston, MAThe Westin Copley Place, Boston
Sept. 12:Stamford / Greenwich, CTHyatt Regency Greenwich

“The Southern Africa Showcase has become the must-attend show for sellers of travel to this highly specialized region,” said Stroebel Bekker, vice president of sales for South African Airways in North America. “Arranging trips to this long haul destination requires a deep knowledge of its sites, properties and services. South African Airways’ goal in staging the Southern Africa Showcase is to provide our partners with the tools that will help their businesses stand head and shoulders above the rest when selling Africa.”

“This year’s showcase promises a dynamic mix of suppliers,” says Jacqui Reynolds co-owner of

On Show Solutions. “With solid Southern African representation including South African Tourism, Botswana Tourism, Namibia Tourism Board, Zambia Tourism Board and Zimbabwe Tourism Authority.”

Additional details and updates about the 2012 Southern Africa Showcase will be released in the coming weeks.