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Conference venues in Johannesburg

Johannesburg is a bustling city brimming with possibilities. There are hundreds of conferences, if it's a relaxed but professional environment you're after, here are some of the best conference venues in Johannesburg, the economical hub of South Africa.

Gauteng Conference Centre

This Gauteng Conference Centre is safely located in a secured centre in Woodmead, Sandton. This well-established and upper crust suburb is the perfect place to enjoy its open conference rooms in varied configurations. Supporting equipment and media devices come standard with each separate venue, enabling you to provide a well-rounded service and to utilise insured equipment, maintained by the venue managers.

Where: Woodmead, Sandton
Restaurant: no, but catering is available
Accommodation: no

CONTACT INFORMATION
Conference venue: +27 11 656 8251
Accommodation options: +27 21 422 3498
Transport: +27 21 423 6957; info@drivesouthafrica.co.za

Corporate Conference Centre 

This Corporate Conference Centre is highly tailored for conference use specifically. Delegates start off with excellent food and accommodation for up to 20 guests. It’s accredited by the Southern African Association for the Conference Industry, giving it that extra corporate backing that can go such a long way towards credibility. The conference cuisine is exquisite, offering up everything from fresh muffins, croissants and gourmet lunches.

Where: Bedfordview
Number of delegates: 65
Restaurant: yes, catering options are also available
Accommodation: yes, up to 20 people

CONTACT INFORMATION
Conference venue: +27 11 453 0366
Accommodation options: +27 21 422 3498 
Transport: +27 21 423 6957; info@drivesouthafrica.co.za

Killarney Country Club 

There’s never a dull moment at this high-end conferencing venue. While the exteriors are chic, and styled for the country, in a fashion fit for high society, the interiors are each unique and enticing. There’s a room for every possible need from the crystal which can hold 500 cocktail-drinking guests, to the side bar where delegates can enjoy a meal overlooking the 18th hole.

Where: Killarney
Number of delegates: 500
Restaurant: yes
Accommodation: no

CONTACT INFORMATION
Conference venue: +27 11 442 7411
Accommodation options: +27 21 422 3498
Transport: +27 21 423 6957; info@drivesouthafrica.co.za

Astrotech Conference Centre 

Set in Parktown, this well-known venue is a well-kept mansion able to cater for up to 300 delegates comfortably. Not only will you be provided with a wide selection of conferencing equipment but also a number of helpful facilities. For example, the centre is backed up by generators so that any power shortages or outages will not end up spoiling or disrupting any event there. Rooms are comfortable and flooded with natural lighting, creating a stimulating but restful ambience.

Where: Parktown
Number of delegates: 300
Restaurant: no, but catering options are available
Accommodation: no

CONTACT INFORMATION
Conference venue: +27 11 582 3366
Accommodation options: +27 21 422 3498
Transport: +27 21 423 6957; info@drivesouthafrica.co.za

Turbine Hall 

If you’re in search of an extremely modern and urban location to set the scene for an upcoming conference or trade show, Turbine Hall should suit you just fine. This metropolitan masterpiece does not only play host to a number of major events but also to a variety of corporate groups, ranging from 20 people at the ‘Chef’s Table’ to 700 in the ‘Glass House’.

Where: Newtown
Number of delegates: 500
Restaurant: no, but catering options are available
Accommodation: no

CONTACT INFORMATION
Conference venue: +27 11 492 1804
Accommodation options: +27 21 422 3498
Transport: +27 21 423 6957; info@drivesouthafrica.co.za

The Pyramid 

As many as 10 to 400 guests are welcome at this unique resort for conferences, trade shows and other business events or meetings. For a relaxing experience between working hours, guests can visit the day spa. While the conference is in action, equipment such as wireless Internet access, screens, projectors and DVD players are available.

Where: Johannesburg Central
Number of delegates: 400
Restaurant: no, but catering options are available
Accommodation: no

CONTACT INFORMATION
Conference venue: +27 11 493 8600
Accommodation options: +27 21 422 3498
Transport: +27 21 423 6957; info@drivesouthafrica.co.za

Crowne Plaza Johannesburg - The Rosebank

 This venue embodies modern style coupled with edgy interiors which are bound to stimulate delegates while still creating a comfortable setting. Its close proximity to the O.R Tambo International Airport makes it the perfect venue for out-of-town delegates to access easily. With accommodation for 318 people, including a spot in the Ultimate Suite, it is perfect for large conferences.

Where: Rosebank
Number of delegates: 300
Restaurant: yes
Accommodation: yes

CONTACT INFORMATION
Conference venue: 0800 999 136
Accommodation: 0800 999 136
Transport: +27 21 423 6957; info@drivesouthafrica.co.za

Tintswalo at Waterfall 

This luxury facility is at the heart of the tranquil settings of the equestrian estate. It’s a piece of tranquility for guests to enjoy yet near to public transport, shopping centres (Sandton) and popular suburbs such as Midrand. The Astique, Bastique and Camargue venues are comfortable and cosy, hosting small groups of executives. The away-from-it-all experience that the Tintswalo at Waterfall provides is exceptional and only enhanced by the service quality that you’ll enjoy there.

Where: Kyalami
Number of delegates: 45
Restaurant: yes
Accommodation: yes

CONTACT INFORMATION
Conference venue: +27 11 234 2456
Accommodation: +27 11 234 2456
Transport: +27 21 423 6957; info@drivesouthafrica.co.za

Fairway Hotel and Golf Resort 

Looking for something trendy and quite unique? Fairway Hotel and Golf Resort is an excellent resort, which embodies both qualities. It accommodates 62 delegates in the Fairways Hotel and an additional 14 in the double-storey golf villas which are slightly more exclusive. The strength of this venue lies in the easy access it provides to local amenities. For example, conference guests can enjoy a short walk to the Verve Bar or even to Cresta Shopping Centre.

Where: Midrand
Number of delegates: 170
Restaurant: yes
Accommodation: yes

CONTACT INFORMATION
Conference venue: +27 11 478 8000
Accommodation: +27 21 422 3498
Transport: +27 21 423 6957; info@drivesouthafrica.co.za

If you've booked one of the above conference venues in Johannesburg, organised accommodation and car hire options for delegates, then it's time to host the best conference Gauteng has ever seen.

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Jacqueline Freer

Jacqueline Freer Title: Blog Contributor
Affiliation: Drive South Africa Blog Jacqueline has a career background consisting of nightlife eventing and entertainment fused with hospitality then blending with branding and business and over the past few years focusing on digital media. Her personal passions include the arts, travel, food, film and photography. Please visit the Inrichmint Media Studio website.
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