We offer the following professional references, being organisations, which have experienced Upavon’s services.

Mrs Meryl Malcomess
Marketing Director
Tel: + 2 7 ( 0 ) 11 461 1000

Mr Cobus
Rossouw CSCP
IMPERIAL Logistics & President of
Tel: +27 (0) 83 646 1000
Prof Norman Faull
Graduate School of Business & CEO of the Lean Institute of Africa
Cape Town
Tel: + 2 7 ( 0 ) 21 406 1090

Organisations on whose behalf the principals have arranged conferences & incentives

  • American Life Insurance Company
  • Barclays Bank
  • Bass
  • Bayer
  • Blue Circle Portland Cement
  • British Leyland
  • British Airways
  • British Telecom
  • Cadbury Schweppes
  • Cargo Carriers
  • Chief Executives Organisation of the USA
  • Coca cola
  • ComMark Trust
  • Coopers & Lybrand
  • Crown Paints
  • ECR South Africa
  • Ford
  • Future Publishing
  • General Motors
  • Glaxo Wellcome
  • Honeywell Bull
  • ICI
  • ICL
  • Institute of Purchasing and Supply South Africa
  • JD Edwards
  • KPMG
  • Kodak
  • Lean Institute Africa
  • Lloyds of London
  • Mercedes Benz
  • NCR
  • Nissan
  • Novell
  • Oracle
  • Peugeot
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Reuters
  • Sasol
  • Sedgwick
  • Siemens
  • Singapore Airlines
  • South African Oracle User Group
  • Spaarbeleg Insurance
  • Texaco
  • Thai Airways
  • The British Conservative Party
  • Toyota
  • Unipart
  • Volkswagen

Key memorable moments of previous programmes managed by Upavon

Salzburg Austria

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 barbeques. Tours arranged for the group to places of local interest.

Orlando, USA

Exclusive use of Universal Studios theme park
Private stunt show on the lagoon
Customized performance in the Terminator Show
Cocktail reception and dinner on a converted paddle steamer at Disney World

Deauville, France

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

Stresa, Italy

Firework show on Lake Maggiore
Welcome dinner in the middle of the lake with the guests travelling via a flotilla of motorboats to the island

Taormina, Sicily

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
Seaside dinner

Annecy, France

Gala Dinner at the Chateau with locally sourced entertainment including bell ringers and fire eaters.
Champagne cruise on Lake Annecy

South Africa

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

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 the venue.

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 venues. Tree planting ceremonies and visits to local schools by groups managed by Upavon.


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