FITA 2019 Program

The investment forum will take place over 3 days (from 28 to 30 April), on the sidelines of SITA 2019 in a dedicated space of more than 2000m².
On this day, the reserved area is about 1500 m²: 1000m² have been reserved for B to B meetings in individual booths and 500 m² for plenary meetings.
Previsions will be reviewed depending on reservations made.
Subject to validation, the three-day forum will take place as follow:

Day 1: Sunday, April 28th

  • Opening ceremony
  • Lunch break
  • Conference: Development of a territorial community: the Casablanca model
  • Said MOUHID, President of the Tourism Observatory in Morocco
  • Conference: How to manage communication in a crisis situation
  • XAVIER GRAFF, Director of ANTEACTUS
  • FITA Gala Dinner

Day 2: Monday, April 29

  • CASA Africa: Presentation & opportunities for Africa
  • Ana Cárdenes BILBAO, Head of the Economic and Enterprise Department at casa África, Spain
  • Lunch break
  • Conference: UNWTO 2019-2020 Programme for Africa
  • Jaime MAYAKI, Deputy Regional Director UNWTO
  • Sarah GAFAROU, Regional Project Specialist for Africa UNWTO
  • Conference: AFDB Programme for Investment in the Tourism Industry
  • Akinwumi ADESINA, President of the AfDB
  • Conference: Strategy implemented by UNWTO for the benefit of affiliated members
  • Ion VILCU, Director Affiliate Member UNWTO

Day 3: Tuesday, April 30

  • Conference: Presentation of the new IATA services for the benefit of tourism professionals
  • Sanson Fatoukun, head of account managment IATA
  • Lunch break
  • Conference: AU policy for African tourism
  • Cheick BEDA, Commissioner in charge of Infrastructure, Energy and Tourism African Union
  • Conference: Presentation ATOUT France: possible synergies
  • Christian MANTEI, President ATOUT France
  • Conference: Sharing experience with event promoters
  • Frédéric LORIN, General Manager TOP RESEA
  • Forum closing session