The AAXO Career Center hosts a comprehensive listing of industry positions and resources specific to exhibitions and other marketing-related events. We further offer professional services to help you build and manage your career for maximum potential for success.

Career Education Center

The Career Education Center encourages a career and professional development process that will enhance your skill set.

Mentor Partner Programme

Looking to have the opportunity to talk to seasoned professionals? Take the opportunity to talk to professionals and to increase network opportunities, to share experiences and to learn about best practice along the way.

Our AAXO Associated Mentors

Managing Director (Specialised Exhibitions)

Gary Corin

Managing Director (Specialised Exhibitions)
Portfolio Director: Mining

Charlene Hefer

Portfolio Director: Mining & Industrial (Specialised Exhibitions)
Operations Director (Specialised Exhibitions)

Emmanuel Patty

Operations Director (Specialised Exhibitions)
Exhibition Sales Manager (Specialised Exhibitions) AAXO Treasurer

Mark Anderson

Exhibition Sales Manager (Specialised Exhibitions) AAXO Treasurer
Sales and Sponsorship Manager (Exposure Marketing)

Marita Le Roux

Sales and Sponsorship Manager (Exposure Marketing)
Brand Director (Exposure Marketing)

Warren Murray

Brand Director (Exposure Marketing)
CEO (Messe Muenchen South Africa)

Suzette Scheepers

CEO (Messe Muenchen South Africa)
Managing Director (Exposure Marketing)

Projeni Pather

Managing Director (Exposure Marketing)
Managing Director
(Reed Exhibitions)

Carol Weaving

Managing Director (Reed Exhibitions)
Managing Director
(Clarion Events Africa)

David Ashdown

Managing Director (Clarion Events Africa)

Learn More About the Programme

An AAXO Mentor must be a current AAXO member and have at least three or more years of experience in the exhibitions and events industry. The Mentor will need to fill out an application. When a Mentee match becomes available, you will be contacted.

As a Mentee, you must be a current AAXO member and need to sign up by filling out an application. Once completed you will be contacted when a Mentor becomes available.

The program can last 4 months or longer. The mentor and mentee will meet face-to-face at least three times and talk via phone/email at least two times unless mentor/mentee are matched outside geographic area where video conferencing, i.e. Skype, Zoom, Teams, etc. can be utilised.

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BECOME A MENTOR

To become an AAXO Mentor, please complete the Mentor Application Form.

When a mentee match becomes available, you will be contacted

REQUEST A MENTOR

To request an AAXO mentor, please complete the Mentee Application Form.

You will be contacted as soon as a mentor is available. 

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