Introduction to Cebisa Conferences

Cebisa Conferences was formed in 2004 by Lesley Ferreira to cater for the dynamic meetings and events industry in Africa providing impeccable services at international standards to discerning clients.

Our objective is to provide a comprehensive meeting, event and destination management solution, maximising on our experience, resources and technological capabilities whilst minimising costs, communications and confusion. Our one stop service allows streamlining of processes for each event, reducing challenges and ensuring success for our clients. Cebisa Conferences is capable of handling any event. We organise conferences, incentives and other related events. Our logistics and resources are structured to professionally manage the administration and operational processes whilst leaving you free to attend to the business content of the event.

We take pride in our work and our ultimate goal is to receive a recommendation from you to one of the other companies in your industry.
The success of your event and your ongoing confidence in our abilities and quality of service is paramount to us. Our track record is sound, our resources are solid and our commitment is total.

Our Team

The strength of Cebisa Conferences can be attributed to the quality and experience of the team. It’s wealth of knowledge of the products
available as well as that of the industry as a whole, together with its dedication enhances any event. We have a collective experience of more than 80 years in the Industry with very strong ties with key role players such as Hotels, Venues, Politicians, etc

Managing Director, Lesley Ferreira’s CV

  • 18 years Experience in Tourism Industry including Car Rental, Hotels.
  • First South African employee at Cape Town International Convention Centre
  • Project Management Diploma
  • Public Relations Diploma
  • Marketing Management Diploma

Membership of Associations

Cebisa Conferences is a member of the Southern African Association for the Conference Industry. We are also members of Cape Town Tourism, Skal International and The Cape Town Women’s Travel Club.

Economic Empowerment

Cebisa Conferences subscribes to the Black Economic Empowerment process in South Africa and is committed to the development of Previously Disadvantaged Persons and the transfer of skills. We are a level 4 BEE Supplier which means that 100% of what your company spends with us can be allocated to BEE spend.

When employing staff and sourcing suppliers we commit to the four cornerstones of Black Economic Empowerment namely:

  • Equity through joint ventures or capital investment
  • Direct management
  • Transference of skills
  • Support and utilization of empowered suppliers.