Under the direction and leadership of Nonnie, the Gauteng Convention and Events Bureau is tasked with the marketing, promotion, fostering and development of business tourism and events in the province. Nonnie has 21 years of experience in marketing across several sectors providing strategic guidance and direction on how to optimise marketing, communication channels and social media methods as effective delivery systems for profiling and promoting a Destination. She served as Senior Manager for Marketing and Sales at the Cape Town International Convention Centre and Senior Manager Strategic Marketing for Standard Bank Corporate and Investment Banking and Transnet respectively. Nonnie holds a Secondary teacher’s diploma, a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting, she also holds an MDP and an MBA in Strategic Marketing. Nonnie served on the board of Cape Town Tourism, SAA, South African Travel Centre and was chairperson of Airchefs. She also served as Deputy Chairperson of the International Conference and Convention Association (ICCA Africa) Chapter and currently sits on the board of the Southern African Association for conference industry.