Hall of fame

We celebrate the members that have left a lasting impression on the association by adding them to the SAACI Hall of Fame. 

Fellowship Award

1999             Dawn Holmwood
2000             Naome Patrick
2001             Keith Murcott
2002             Godfrey King
2003             Isabella vd Merwe
2004             Alec Gilbert
2005             Brian McDonald
2006             Koos Myburgh
2007             Nigel Walker
2008             Peta Thomas
2009             Gwyn Heaton
2010             Frank Johnson
2011             Estelle Lötter
2012             Glenn van Eck
2013             Carol Macnab
2013             Chris Prieto
2014             Brian Prowling
2015             Denise Kemp
2016             Crystal Kasselman
2017             Esmare Steinhofel
2018             Margi Biggs
2019             Nick Papadopoulos

Young Achiever Award

2011             Nonhlanhla Tshabalala
2012             Jacques Groenewald
2013             Kim Gibbens
2014             Kamile Padayachee
2015             Aidan Koen
2016             Zoe Broad
2016             Ayanda Shabangu- Sturlese
2017             Alshanthe Smit
2018             Moses Gontai
2019             Minister Kganyago

Branch Award – Membership Growth

2011             Western Cape Branch
2012             Eastern Cape Branch
2013             Eastern Cape Branch
2014             KwaZulu Natal Branch
2015             Northern Territories Branch
2016             Gauteng Tshwane branch
2017             Gauteng Tshwane branch
2018             Western Cape Branch
2019             Tshwane Branch

Members Choice Award

Best Conferencing and Events Organiser

2014             Eastern Sun Events
2015             The Conference Company
2016             Spintelligent
2016             Conference Consultancy
2017             N/A
2018             N/A
2019             Lorin Bowen Business Events

Best Conference and Events Service Supplier

2014             Scan Display
2015             Gearhouse
2016             Scan Display        
2017             N/A
2018             EPH Productions
2019             Ultimate Data Sciences

Best Conference and Events Venue

2014             CTICC
2015             CTICC
2016             CTICC
2017             N/A
2018             Century City Conference Centre
2019             Century City Conference Centre

Best Convention Bureau

2014             Durban and KwaZulu- Natal Convention Bureau
2015             Cape Town & Western Cape Convention Bureau (Wesgro)

The Godfrey King long service award

2014             Dawn Holmwood
2015             Margi Biggs
2016             Derek Houston