Association for Kenya Business Events (AKBE)

The Association for Kenya Business Events (AKBE) is a professional organization that serves as an umbrella body for business events (MICE). Its members include meeting venues, MICE specialists, event planners, conference organizers, destination management companies, hotels, transport companies, airlines and other industry suppliers. AKBE aims to promote the business events industry in Kenya by providing a platform for:

  • Advocacy and lobbying, 
  • Setting industry standards and best practices,
  • Professional development and training
  • Knowledge sharing,
  • Networking and partnerships, and
  • Industry research.

AKBE is committed to promoting the highest standards of professionalism and ethical conduct in the industry.

Our Mission

To enhance and improve the business events industry and job creation in Kenya.

Our Vision

Powering Kenya’s assent to a world class business event destination

Our Core Values

Integrity

AKBE and our members are required to conduct themselves in a professional and ethical manner at all times, in providing high quality and ethical services.

Sustainability

AKBE wishes to grow the greater business events community through sustainable business practices.

Innovation

In order to ensure the sustainability of the sector, AKBE has the duty to be creative with clear and untested ideas.

Business Intelligence

AKBE will have a knowledge database available to all our members who will provide documents…

Our Philosophy: AKBE is dedicated to the industry’s coherence and professionalism; to advocate for business events support within all government departments, and support Kenya associations, corporations, and the National Convention Bureau in bidding for, developing, and delivering world-class business events in Kenya.

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