Corné Koch

Head at Cape Town & Western Cape Convention Bureau

ITB Asia

Passionate promotor of South Africa, Corné commenced her formal career at the South African Chamber of Commerce as Manager Corporate Affairs. She then entered the destination marketing sector in 2003 as the Gauteng Tourism Authority’s Business Tourism Manager. Pursuing her other passion, that of strategic communication, she took the role as Communications Manager at the Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa before her desire for tourism marketing enticed her back to Gauteng Tourism Authority in 2010. She then had another three-year stint as Trade Development and Partnership Manager. In 2014 she moved to Cape Town and joined Wesgro, (the official destination marketing organization for the Western Cape) in her current role as Head of the Cape Town & Western Cape Convention Bureau. Corne currently serve as Chairperson of the Board of the BestCities Global Alliance as well on the Board of the Cape Castle Control Board.

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