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This year, Cape Town hosts the 14th annual Employee Assistance Professionals Association of South Africa (EAPA-SA) conference to be held from Tuesday 18 to Friday 21 September 2012 at NH The Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West.

The theme for this year’s conference is ‘New Horizons’, with both local and international speakers presenting on topics such as Managing EAP in the Growing Economy and Handling Depression in the Workplace.  This year’s guest speaker is leading international mental health professional Paul Yin, who will be discussing how companies should deal with the impact of economic changes, using China as a case study.

Employee Assistance, Health and Wellness

The EAPA-SA is a branch of EAPA International and specialises in the development and networking of practitioners in the Employee Assistance, Health and Wellness fields.

EAPA-SA, provides leadership to employee assistance professionals, in promoting the national and regional growth and development of EAPs in both the public and private sector workplaces in South Africa. EAPA International represents more than 3 500 individuals and organisations with an interest in employee assistance across 40 countries.

EAPA-SA’s annual national conference is one of the highlights of the professional calendar and is essential for all in the EAP and wellness industry to attend. Feedback from delegates regarding past conferences has endorsed an enriching and professional experience not only for EAP professionals in direct EAP and wellness practice, but also for exhibitors and sponsors attending this major event.

“Our theme this year explores the landscape of South African EAP’s changing and new developments and partnerships. We will explore the old and the new elements as well as create a space for ideas, interaction and debate so that EAP always remains responsive to the changing workplace,” says Tshifhiwa Mamaila, EAPA-SA President.

This year’s three-day conference expects over 300 Employee Assistance and wellness professionals, service providers and industry experts from all over the country to attend this increasingly growing and relevant event.

For further information visit www.eapasa.co.za. For delegate bookings, sponsorship and exhibition opportunities contact Nicole Rollings at Enov8 Event Management. Call 021 4040 645 or email eapasa@enov8.co.za

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