If every aspect of a conference has been planned in meticulous detail, operation on the day will run along well-laid rails
Upavon knows that the smallest area of responsibility is of course, the most visible to the conference attendee and often to the client. In terms of operation, Upavon has got you covered.
Don’t Settle For Less
We can take your event to new heights
We are a vibrant and enthusiastic organisation who offers strong day to day event management of associations, institutions and volunteer run programmes. We aim to achieve the greatest success by being the leaders in professional event management on both a local and global perspective.
– FOUNDER OF UPAVON
What We Can Do For You
Upavon Management offers you a comprehensive portfolio of professional event and administration management skills.
Key Memorable Moments
Salt Mine Tour
Gala Dinner with the Mozart Institute in period costume playing during the meal.
Tour to Salzburg Cathedral with impromptu organ recital
Half Moon Hotel and delegates swimming with dolphins, outdoor meals and seafood
Tours arranged for the group to places of local interest.
Exclusive use of Universal Studios theme park
Private stunt show on the lagoon
Customised performance in the Terminator Show
Cocktail reception and dinner on a converted paddle steamer at Disney World
Exclusive use of a restaurant in Honfleur with local country dancers and caricature artist
Gala Dinner with Operatic interludes from the Paris Opera and a menu gastronomique
Firework show on Lake Maggiore
Welcome dinner in the middle of the lake with the guests travelling via a flotilla of motorboats to the
Trip up the slopes of Mount Etna with volcanologist.
Gala dinner in a farmhouse on the slopes of Mount Etna in view of the lava flow
Gala Dinner at the Chateau with locally sourced entertainment including bell ringers and fire eaters.
Champagne cruise on Lake Annecy
Chartered private train to Cape Town from Johannesburg with brass band send off at the station and entertainment on board.
Train stopping en route at Kimberley for the big rugby game on big screens and barbeque on the station platform.
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
Trip on boats in the Harbour of Cape Town with cocktails
Private chartered train to Spier Wine Estate for dinner at Moyos restaurant
SUN CITY, South Africa
Events at Sun City including game drives for large and small groups, valley of the waves parties and dinners in the various venues available at Sun City.
LESOTHO, SOUTHERN AFRICA
Gala dinner with guest Bono and visiting dignitaries from Britain, Lesotho, South Africa, Ireland and the USA
KENYA & EAST AFRICA
The design and execution of a programme of performances and complete itinerary for the Philadelphia boy’s choir
Multiple incentive programmes in East Africa including private tented safaris in the Masai Mara complete with
sundowners and staged Masai attacks, dinners on dhows in Mombasa, evenings at bush lodges and other select
Tree planting ceremonies and visits to local schools by groups managed by Upavon.
Established over 28 years ago
Upavon Management (Pty) Ltd was formed in 1995 in South Africa by Clive and Jenny Froome. Upavon Conferences and Incentives was created as an operating company of the organisation to deal specifically with conference, events and incentive travel. Upavon Conferences and Incentives as awarded the contract to manage the SAPICS annual conference in 1995. This event has been managed by Upavon since 1995 and has become the leading event in Africa for Supply Chain Professionals.
“The conference was extremely well organised. The team was excellent!”
“All I can say is that every time I think I’ve seen the best conference ever, Upavon does it better the next time around. Well done!”
Frequent Conference Delegate
“Thank you for Upavon’s co-ordination and facilitation of the summit, I think you guys did an excellent job.”