Think global. Act local
The Backpacker and Adventure Conference and Expo 2007 was held from 14 to 16 June at Monkey Valley Resort in Noordhoek, Cape Town. This world class conference aimed specifically at improving the South African backpacking industry. Specific topics to be touched on include looking to the future with the 2010 World Cup, Internet Marketing and becoming more eco-friendly.
Speakers included local talent and industry leaders. These include international GamePlan:2010 spokesperson Gary Bailey, Gareth Haysom from the Sustainability Institute, Robyn Thompson of Sunpower, Dave Martin of Bulungula, Leanne Guild of Africa Travel Co, Pat Collier and Web 2.0 hotshot, Uno de Waal.