Every year, EAPA-SA hosts their annual Employee Health and Wellness conference, where specialists from different fields regarding the Employee Assistance Programmes and the business industry gather.
The 19th annual conference saw over 300 attendees ranging from CEO’s to HR Directors; Wellness Practitioners; Occupational Health & Safety Officers; Clinical Psychologists; Occupational Therapists; Labour Relations Specialists; Transformation Specialists; Organisational Development Managers and HIV & Aids Coordinators gather over four days with the intention of receiving an update on cutting-edge EAP trends and hearing from thought leaders within the EAP, employee wellness and human resources fields.
Cllr Lesiba Mpya (Acting Mayor of Ekhuruleni) who welcomed the EAPA-SA Delegates to the City of Ekhuruleni; Dr. Michael Mol (celebrity doctor and ex Top Billing presenter) was on the speaker roll, as well as a plethora of interesting speakers that kept the delegates engaged and excited.
EnOv8 has worked with EAPA-SA for 10 years now and they have built the service they provide around the Board Members requirements. “We are very proud of our relationship with EAPA-SA and that we are able to plan and execute a number of items for their conference and marketing portfolios. We enjoy providing all the conference attendees with a service that allows them to get the most out of the conference,” said Nicole Rollings, MD of EnOv8.
The programme included 4 days of plenary talks and workshops, 19 exhibition stands, an engaging team building exercise and a celebratory gala dinner.
EnOv8 provided a complete turnkey solution for EAPA-SA’s conference including:
- Venue search
- Creative concept
- Email invitations
- RSVP and invoicing of delegates
- Event marketing
- Programme development
- Speaker management
- Sponsor management
- Gala Dinner
- Full on-site management
- And much more
Conference Convenor Portfolio Holder and Board Member, Bernadette Roberson had this to say, “In celebrating the 20-year anniversary of EAP in South Africa; combined with a thought-provoking and educational speaker programme; over 300 attendees this year and exciting activations from our sponsors, this conference will have the reputation of being one of our best yet! Having EnOv8 Event Management support our efforts in coordination and guest management, nothing could go wrong.”
From left: Rev. Lyndon Harris (USA Keynote Speaker) and his fiance Maria Lund; Mr. Tinyiko Godfrey Chabalala (EAPA-SA President); Cllr Lesiba Mpya (Acting Mayor of Ekhuruleni); Mr. Tshifhiwa Mamaila (EAPA-SA Past President)
Mr. Tinyiko Godfrey Chabalala (EAPA-SA President) making his opening comments to the delegation
Mr. Tinyiko Godfrey Chabalala (EAPA-SA President) being thanked by our conference MC, Alvin Govender
Cllr Lesiba Mpya (Acting Mayor of Ekhuruleni) welcoming EAPA-SA Delegates to his city
From left: Mr. Darlington Ntuli (Old Mutual); Ms. Bernie Roberson (EAPA-SA Conference Convenor); Ms. Thiloshni Govender (EAPA-SA President Elect); Mr. Patrick Egan (EAPA-SA Western Cape Chapter Chairperson)
Ms. Thiloshni Govender (EAPA-SA President Elect); Mr. Patrick Egan (EAPA-SA Western Cape
Chapter Chairperson); Miss. Radhi Vandayar (EAPA-SA Marketing)
Rev. Lyndon Harris, EAPA-SA 2017 Conference Keynote Speaker from the USA
Delegates enjoying some energising activities