Since 1987 SAACI have been dedicated to the efficiency and professionalism of the industry through training and education.
In the beginning of 2015 SAACI and SAVVY-Online formed a joint venture to established the SAACI academy and on 23 October 2015 during a press conference in Johannesburg the SAACI academy was launched (www.saaciacademy.org), this was a great achieved and milestone for the association.
Following the launch SAACI has set the following targets for member trainings:
40% of SAACI members should be involved in a training programme by end 2016 growing each year and 50% of SAACI professional conference organisers should be certified by 2018 under a Professional Body.
Through training and education SAACI was able to create an alternative revenue stream and will grow the academy with our partners in the year to come.
Details of the Strategic Plan for the SAACI Academy Pillar is as follow: