BIRCHWOOD HOTEL & OR TAMBO CONFERENCE CENTRE
What sets Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre apart from other venues? The answer is simple – the range of venues and conference facilities is simply unrivalled!
With over 60 conference venues, set in lush open grounds, close to OR Tambo International Airport, Birchwood offers a host of interesting indoor and outdoor venues and the range of creative dining options will ensure a memorable multiple-day conference. There is simply no other venue in Johannesburg that can provide the variety and options that Birchwood can!
The variety of venues can accommodate any number between 2 to 3000 delegates with ease, in well-equipped, professional and sophisticated surroundings. Therefore, whether you are hosting a small meeting, large-scale seminar or something in between, we have the venue for you. Delegates can be accommodated overnight, with 665 hotel rooms varying in size, style and star-rating.
CSIR INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE
The CSIR ICC is located in a spectacular natural setting in SA’s capital city, Pretoria. The building, which encompasses outdoor areas, is surrounded by abundant natural fauna and flora – the perfect location, free from distractions, to ensure ultimate delegate satisfaction, motivation and participation.
It is ideally situated close to all the central amenities in Pretoria and easily accessible from all major routes in Gauteng. The CSIR International Convention Centre offers superb facilities and quality service with conference, function and exhibition venues that can accommodate events of 500 to as little as 10 delegates, with groups as large as 1000 being accommodated at times.
The Centre is the location chosen for over 500 diverse workshops, meetings, conferences, congresses, conventions and exhibitions with accompanying functions each year.
EMERALD RESORT AND CASINO
The Emerald Resort & Casino resides on the lush banks of the Vaal River, less than an hour from O.R. Tambo International Airport and combines a tranquil, luxury escape with exciting gaming, resort experiences and entertainment. The Emerald Resort & Casino is a place where business is combined with pleasure, action with relaxation, and finesse with frivolity.
Accommodating up to 3000 guests, this stunning venue lends itself to big events such as live music or comedy shows, gala dinners, exhibitions, and theatre-style entertainment. This is the largest venue of its kind in the Vaal area, and it can be tailored to your specific requirements and needs.
Emerald Arena is a concert promoter’s dream and has quickly become a highly sought-after venue.
Work, play, relax and experience an adventure you’ll never forget at the world-famous Caesars Entertainment’s premier leisure and business destination in South Africa. There's something here for everyone.
EMPERORS PALACE CONVENTION CENTRE
The Emperors Palace Conference Centre is the embodiment of the perfect event venue. No matter how large or small, Emperors Palace events excel in the three essential ingredients of successful conferences and entertaining - superb cuisine, impeccable service, and an elegant atmosphere. The talented team at the Conference Centre works tirelessly to ensure that your event is a success, and that you and your guests feel the personal touch that epitomises our events.
Catering for groups of 8 to 3 000 in a diverse range of multi-purpose venues and small executive breakaway rooms, Emperors Palace has extensive technical resources and is equipped with 29 state-of-the-art facilities. Having recently completed a R30 million investment in a new conference and meeting facility, Emperors Palace Conference Centre now offers 29 well-appointed venues with superior technology – including WiFi access.
Emperors Palace is conveniently situated next to O.R. Tambo International Airport and offers guests a complimentary shuttle service operating every 20 minutes between 06h00 and 23h00, daily. The Gautrain rapid rail network comprises a link between Pretoria and Johannesburg as well as O.R. Tambo International Airport and Sandton.
Few stadiums in the world can rival the originality, beauty and just plain awesomeness of the FNB Stadium. Originally built in the 1980’s, the FNB Stadium definitely has a place in South Africa’s history as this is where Nelson Mandela first addressed the Johannesburg crowds after his release from prison. The iconic 87 436-seater is the largest venue in South Africa and the country’s proud, global colossal located in Nasrec, south of Johannesburg, bordering the Soweto area of Johannesburg, often fondly referred to as the “Calabash” or “African Pot” (traditional bowl or gourd)
FNB Stadium is, and has been, the go-to platform for major events in the country,
It has been the centre of historic events. The venue has hosted the biggest sports and music events this country has ever seen, including the opening and closing ceremonies, as well as the final, of the 2010 FIFA World Cup ™.
GALLAGHER CONVENTION CENTRE
Gallagher Convention Centre is the premier events venue in Gauteng. Established in 1993, Gallagher is a benchmark for the events industry. Conveniently located in Midrand, between Johannesburg and Pretoria, Gallagher is known for its distinctive character, style and superior service offering.
It is one of the largest and most sophisticated conference venues in South Africa and offers professional conference facilities for up to 12 000 delegates, with conference and exhibition facilities of an international standard. The 5 exhibition halls provide the client more than 27000m² of exhibition space, which is complemented by 2 fully equipped restaurants. The 32-hectare property offers 27 multi-purpose venues which cater to a variety of events such as conferences, dinners, luncheons, cocktails, exhibitions and private events. Gallagher Convention Centre hosts +/- 30 exhibitions and 350 events annually.
The property offers 5 000 parking bays for the convenience of visitors. Efficient access at street level, parking for more than 10 000 vehicles and the easy flow of visitors, mean that the exhibition venues at Gallagher Convention Centre satisfy the needs of both exhibitors and their guests.
HILTON HOTEL SANDTON
Whether you're planning an important business meeting or a large conference choose Hilton Sandton and enjoy the spacious meeting venues, personalized service, and delicious catering options.
The hotel boasts nine customized meeting rooms and a grand ballroom accommodating up to 1,000 guests. The ballroom and banquet facilities are connected to an outdoor terrace and are close to the pool.
Set among landscaped gardens and suburban surroundings, Hilton Sandton is located just north of Johannesburg in the city’s business district. Guests have easy access to the Gautrain, Stock exchange, Global banking institutions and the Nelson Mandela Square. Modern guest rooms and a host of amenities make the hotel the ideal base for exploring Sandton.
INDABA HOTEL, CONFERENCE CENTRE AND SPA
Just north of the fast paced business world of Sandton, Johannesburg, lies the Indaba Hotel, Spa & Conference Centre nestled beneath the vista of the magnificent Magaliesberg Mountains. It is a compelling blend of business-like convenience and efficiency, along with a relaxed and warm country hospitality atmosphere.
Coupled with easy and convenient access to all main highways, OR Tambo International Airport and a mere 15km from Lanseria International Airport, the hotel features an impressive selection of some 24 multi purpose conference venues that can accommodate up to 2000 delegates in total, with banqueting facilities for up to 500 people.
State of the art facilities encapsulated in a picturesque setting make the Indaba Hotel a firm favourite amongst those planning events in South Africa and specifically those looking for a Johannesburg conference venue or a location for their corporate event.
With its diverse range of attractions and choice of accommodation, there is something for everyone at Montecasino, to be enjoyed by young and old alike. Montecasino’s attractive Tuscan style appearance makes it a popular filming destination as well as an ideal venue for events, having hosted several local and international performance, shows and live concerts Conveniently located in the heart of Fourways in Northern Johannesburg, and 12 km from the Sandton CBD Montecasino has 15 upmarket, multi-purpose function venues available across the precinct, as well as accommodation for out-of-town delegates at 3 on-site hotels.
Function venues range from the luxurious Executive Boardroom, which can accommodate 16 guests to the grand Montecasino Ballroom which can host larger groups of up to 1,000. Montecasino is part of the Gautrain bus route which links you directly to the Sandton Gautrain Station - giving you easy access to and from O.R. Tambo International Airport.
SANDTON CONVENTION CENTRE
Sandton Convention Centre is South Africa's leading event venue, offering prestigious multi-use event spaces and venues in the financial hub of Johannesburg.
Conveniently located in the vibrant business district of Sandton in northern Johannesburg and within easy reach of the Gautrain and O. R. Tambo International Airport, the Sandton Convention Centre (SCC) is flanked by a number of leading hotels, sophisticated shopping centres and entertainment complexes.
The SCC is the foremost venue for hosting exhibitions, events and conferences in South Africa. With 22,000 m² of flexible event space, contemporary Afro-chic décor and technologically advanced facilities, the SCC is perfectly suited to hosting your event. It is ideally equipped to host trade shows, product launches and corporate displays.
An impressive blend of contemporary Afro-chic décor and clean, modern lines creates an exhibition space that echoes the spirit of Africa: energy, openness, warmth and hospitality. It is this sense of flow and dynamic movement that characterises the events we host, giving rise to memorable, successful, and utterly unique trade events.
Additionally, Square offers exhibition stand & product launch services, with a specialized and personalized service offering aimed at industry exhibitions and trade shows, providing international quality exhibition stand building or design, to view more, please click on the link to view their portfolio.
WATERKLOOF AIRFORCE BASE
Several exhibiting options exist that accommodate budget and style.
All options allow flexibility and participation.
- Walk-on stand – minimum stands size: 12m2
- Space only stands - minimum size 36m2
- Hospitality chalet
- Outdoor static display - Bare outdoor area or built outdoor area
Should you require any assistance or advice when making your decision, please contact the Africa Aerospace and Defence Exhibition Director:
The facility underwent a revamp a few years ago, beginning in 2008. The remodelled interior passageways with atriums and modern finishes have brought a touch of class to what is a surprisingly busy airport at times.