Zambia Sugar Hosts AB Sugar Illovo Leadership Conference 2020 From 4 To 5 November 2020 At The Royal Livingstone Hotel In Livingstone Zambia
The workshop due to have been held in Nice France was rescheduled to happen in Africa due to COVID-19 restrictions. Among the options for Africa were Cape Town and Livingstone.
After much deliberation and amid COVID-19, the Illovo MD – Galvin Dalgleish accepted Rebecca Katowa, Zambia Sugar Plc Country Managing Director, CMD’s offer to host the Conference in Livingstone.
In his welcoming remarks to hotel guests, the Hotel MD, Mr Laurie Burr said the conference was the first conference hosted by The Royal Livingstone Hotel in 2020, due to COVID-19 lockdown measures.
Burr said hosting the conference contributed to the uplifting of the Livingstone economy in various sectors such as airport arrivals, fees for chartered flights, transporters, hotel vendors and suppliers to mention but a few.
32 delegates / spouses arrived between Sunday 1st and Tuesday 3rd November 2020 and departed on 6th November 2020.
The delegates comprised of the Illovo Group CEO’s EXCO team and special invites from the Illovo group countries namely, Malawi, Eswatini, Mozambique, Tanzania, South Africa and hosts Zambia.
The Illovo organising committee was also in attendance.
The workshop was held virtually with each Illovo delegate accessing the workshop on their laptop and AB Sugar leading the conference from Britain.
In their closing remarks at the conference, Mrs Katowa and Mr. Dalgleish commended the hosting company, Zambia Sugar Plc and Illovo organising committees for a job well done.