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Southern Africa Meeting & Event Planning City Guide

Southern Africa meeting and event planning locations comprise the iconic African experience. From wild game preserves in Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa, to the luxury beach resorts of Mauritius to exotic Madagascar, Southern Africa meeting and event planning programs are the dream of every incentive participant. When planning meeting and events in Southern Africa, read up on the latest health and safety requirements and travel restrictions of this somewhat challenging area.

Southern Africa Meeting Destinations

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Balaclava, Mauritius

Balaclava, Mauritius

Meeting and event planning in Mauritius may include extra attention to travel detail, but the rewards are great.

Hotels4
Total Sleeping Rooms709
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space17,000 Sq. Mtr.

Bel Ombre, Mauritius

Bel Ombre, Mauritius

Meeting and event planning in Bel Ombre is made simple by its being part of a vast estate. Spectacular venues are within an easy distance of each other.

Hotels6
Total Sleeping Rooms961
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space17,000 Sq. Mtr.

Belle Mare, Mauritius

Belle Mare, Mauritius

When planning meetings and events in Belle Mare, Mauritius, count yourself lucky to be in such a beautiful destination. Your attendees will, too.

Hotels7
Total Sleeping Rooms1,188
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space17,000 Sq. Mtr.

Bloemfontein, South Africa

Bloemfontein, South Africa

When meeting and event planning in Bloemfontein, planners have the option of taking their groups on safari or using the much closer Botanical Gardens, where attendees are guaranteed to see the Big Five game animals.

Hotels50
Total Sleeping Rooms2,000
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Boksburg, South Africa

Boksburg, South Africa

Meeting and event planning in Boksburg is easy, as this Johannesburg suburd is only seven miles from the airport. Even so, team building activities can include gold panning, which is a little out of the ordinary.

Hotels7
Total Sleeping Rooms863
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa

Meeting and event planning in Cape Town is made easy, thanks to its business-friendly atmosphere, stunning natural beauty and outstanding vineyards. Groups will discover that it's easy to lose track of time while in this unique Southern African city.

Hotels223
Total Sleeping Rooms13,460
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
546
Convention Ctr Space31,000 Sq. Mtr.

Durban, South Africa

Durban, South Africa

When planning meetings and events in Durban, groups have excellent access to amenities like the Golden Mile, a beachfront of restaurants, shops and Durban event venues.

Hotels82
Total Sleeping Rooms7,827
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
734
Convention Ctr Space33,000 Sq. Mtr.

Durbanville, South Africa

Durbanville, South Africa

Meeting and event planning in Durbanville is a pretty and diminutive alternative to big-town Cape Town, with access to the metropolis as well as the countryside.

Hotels40
Total Sleeping Rooms900
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Flic en Flac, Mauritius

Flic en Flac, Mauritius

Mauritius has one of the highest rates of returning tourists in the world. Flic en Flac event venues are mostly found within its luxurious resorts.

Hotels9
Total Sleeping Rooms1,218
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Gauteng, South Africa

Gauteng, South Africa

Meeting and event planning in Gauteng? With both Pretoria and Johannesburg within this South African province, there are plenty of venues to accommodate groups.

Hotels301
Total Sleeping Rooms12,000
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Germiston, South Africa

Germiston, South Africa

Meeting and event planning in Germiston may truly be dazzling, thanks to the town’s Rand Refinery, the largest gold processor on the planet. Groups here convene for business, but find pleasure in Germiston's quaint Victorian architecture.

Hotels15
Total Sleeping Rooms400
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Grand Bay, Mauritius

Grand Bay, Mauritius

When planning meetings and events in Grand Bay, groups can look forward to some of the liveliest nightlife in Mauritius, as well as some unusual venues.

Hotels8
Total Sleeping Rooms1,069
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space17,000 Sq. Ft.

Hermanus, South Africa

Hermanus, South Africa

For those meeting and event planning in Hermanus, the story of whaling may prove an easy theme. There are many venues dedicated to this mostly by-gone industry. Planners can enlist the local "whale crier."

Hotels16
Total Sleeping Rooms320
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space11,200 Sq. Mtr.

Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa

Meeting and event planning in Johannesburg, also known as Jozi, Jo'burg or Egoli - a city that is rich in both Dutch and native culture – can include an eclectic mix of amenities to suit all tastes and budgets.

Hotels185
Total Sleeping Rooms13,510
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
674
Convention Ctr Space22,000 Sq. Mtr.

Kempton Park, South Africa

Kempton Park, South Africa

Planning meeting and events in Kempton Park? Get ready for a small but busy hub, where meetings convene between the OR Tambo International Airport and World Trade Centre.

Hotels30
Total Sleeping Rooms1,750
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Mahe, Seychelles

Mahe, Seychelles

Meeting and event planning in Mahe, the largest island of the Seychelles, is made easy by the number of luxury resorts, and by the groups who wish to visit this Indian Ocean paradise.

Hotels40
Total Sleeping Rooms4,000
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Midrand, South Africa

Midrand, South Africa

Meeting and event planning in Midrand includes access to a purpose-built convention center, with entertainments that include the Lpizzaner Stallions.

Hotels10
Total Sleeping Rooms579
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Muldersdrift, South Africa

Muldersdrift, South Africa

When planning meetings and events in Muldersdrift, a group favorite is access to African wildlife. With two parks nearby, safaris are convenient.

Hotels20
Total Sleeping Rooms1,200
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya

When meeting and event planning in Nairobi, make time for the animals. First-time attendees will want to brag about going on safari.

Hotels69
Total Sleeping Rooms7,000
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Namibia

Namibia

Meeting and event planning in Namibia is done for the thrill of seeing wild game on the hoof, and for catching the elusive ambiance of the Africa once viewed in newsreels. Nonetheless, the venues here are modern and luxurious.

Hotels34
Total Sleeping Rooms1,932
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa

Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa

MICE planning in Nelson Mandela Bay is easy, thanks to the plethora of MICE venues, including a university conference centre, beachfront hotels, and even game reserves.

Hotels50
Total Sleeping Rooms2,434
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Nelspruit, South Africa

Nelspruit, South Africa

Meeting and event planning in Nelspruit, the gateway to Kruger National Park can hold wonder for groups wishing to get close elephants, chimpanzees and more.

Hotels19
Total Sleeping Rooms1,284
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Pointe aux Piments, Mauritius

Pointe aux Piments, Mauritius

Meeting and event planning in Pointe aux Piments means, as it does elsewhere in the island paradise of Mauritius, being about to afford the budget. What meeting planners wouldn’t like that budget?

Hotels4
Total Sleeping Rooms448
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space17,000 Sq. Mtr.

Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Planning meetings and events in Port Elizabeth? Look for commodious surroundings, as this town is part dedicated to Nelson Mandela and is at the eastern end of the Garden Route that stretches long around the tip of South Africa to Cape Town.

Hotels46
Total Sleeping Rooms1,840
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Port Louis, Mauritius

Port Louis, Mauritius

Meeting and event planning in Port Louis, capital of Mauritius, is easy, thanks to its being the location for the island's convention center. Port Louis city status offers a great selection of event venues.

Hotels8
Total Sleeping Rooms941
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space17,000 Sq. Ft.

Pretoria, South Africa

Pretoria, South Africa

Meeting and event planning in Pretoria, the capital of South Africa, groups will be treated to seasonal beauty and top cultural attractions.

Hotels94
Total Sleeping Rooms4,996
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space1,301 Sq. Mtr.

Rustenburg, South Africa

Rustenburg, South Africa

Meeting and event planning in Rustenburg can be amazing: part of the Royal Bafokeng Nation, the 630-square-mile homeland of the Bafokeng people, the area is also nestled beside the Magaliesburg Protected Natural Environment.

Hotels12
Total Sleeping Rooms861
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space22,000 Sq. Mtr.

Sandton, South Africa

Sandton, South Africa

Meeting and event planning in Sandton, a suburb of Johannesburg, offers access to the major city as well as an elegant and affluent destination.

Hotels7
Total Sleeping Rooms8,000
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space22,000 Sq. Mtr.

Stellenbosch, South Africa

Stellenbosch, South Africa

When planning meetings and event in Stellenbosch, it's all about the wine, the heady must of which greets visitors upon arrival. Plan on visiting at least one vineyard.

Hotels26
Total Sleeping Rooms633
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space11,200 Sq. Mtr.

Sun City, South Africa

Sun City, South Africa

Meeting and event planning in Sun City? Expect a little bit of Las Vegas, and lot of New Africa. Groups will be in good company, as, in the last decade, Sun City has been the site of peace treaty signings.

Hotels3
Total Sleeping Rooms961
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space22,000 Sq. Ft.

Tanzania

Tanzania

MICE venues in Tanzania are found mostly in Dar es Salaam and Dodoma, but groups will also want the safari camps based near Mount Kilimanjaro and the Serengeti Plain.

Hotels95
Total Sleeping Rooms6,196
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Terre Rouge, Mauritius

Terre Rouge, Mauritius

When meeting and event planning in Terre Rouge, planners have the opportunity to use an urban and a resort environment.

Hotels2
Total Sleeping Rooms257
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space17,000 Sq. Mtr.

Trou aux Biches, Mauritius

Trou aux Biches, Mauritius

When meeting and event planning in Trou aux Biches, be ready for lots of oohs and aah from your group, as this destination sits on an award-winning beautiful beach.

Hotels4
Total Sleeping Rooms592
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space17,000 Sq. Ft.

Victoria, Seychelles

Victoria, Seychelles

Planning meetings and events in Victoria the largest yet still diminutive city in the Seychelles, can incorporate venues from the islands Colonial past, or up-to-date luxury resorts.

Hotels15
Total Sleeping Rooms300
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

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