September 23 & 24, 2021 (GMT+2)

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Kigali Convention Centre

Kigali, Kigali City, Rwanda

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Jeffers Miruka (African Society of Association Executives)

Jeffers Miruka

African Society of Association Executives


Mr. Jeffers Miruka is a business events and associations expert from Kenya. He has a 12 years’ experience in the MICE and Associations industry. He is a founder and president of the African Society of Association Executives (AfSAE), a pan-African professional community of association executives that serves as the professional community of association executives and voice for those within the industry in Africa. He is also the CEO of the African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE. Jeffers serves as a co-founder and director of the Africa Association Management Company (AFAMCO), a premier Association Management Company (AMC) in Africa. He is a board member at the Association for Kenya Business Events (AKBE. He is internationally recognized in his numerous speaking roles in association forums, and as a contributor to various MICE and association webinars. Mr. Miruka is a 2019-2021 scholarship recipient of the Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP) at the Center for Association Leadership (ASAE) in Washington DC.

Mungai NFI (Co-Founder of I am Camerooon)

Mungai NFI

Co-Founder of I am Camerooon


Mungai NFI is the co-founder of the I am a Cameroon movement in his country and a Board member at AfSAE. He has previously served as the Global Policy and Government Relations Director for Africa, at the Global Citizen. He is also the founder BnM Consulting, Managing Partner at Indux Global and Consultant at Africa Plans. He is also a seasoned consultant with African Association Management Company (AFAMCO) on leadership and strategic planning. He is also former Growth and Development Director for Africa and the Middle East at Junior Chamber International (JCI)

1. Board member and Treasurer at AfSAE
2. Co-Founder of the I am Cameroon movement - http://iamcameroon.org/index.php
3. Lead I am Africa Campaign- https://iamafricacampaign.org
4. Facilitator - Junior Chamber International – www.jci.cc

Mungai has a Ms Education: Political Science and International Relations.

Gregg Talley (President and CEO of Talley Management Group)

Gregg Talley

President and CEO of Talley Management Group

Gregg founded TMG in 1987 with his father after prior experience in association and event management along with destination marketing experience. For the past 33 years TMG has provided association management services and consulting to national and international associations. In addition, TMG provides major event and citywide convention planning for clients across the US and around the globe working as a core PCO.

In 2016, Gregg helped launch the African Society of Association Executives as a Management Advisor and provides training and education across the continent to African association leaders on a pro bono basis.

In 2018, Gregg launched association management company joint ventures in Africa, based in Nairobi, Kenya and India, based in Delhi. He is a frequent traveler to Kenya where he has family.

Gregg also consults with destinations globally at the city and national level on business event strategy and national association development to align with strategic growth sectors.

Gregg serves on many destination and national advisory boards and is active in speaking and writing about industry issues. He is a past National Chair of the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) and is currently Treasurer on the Board of the International Convention and Congress Association (ICCA).