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There are many conference facilities in Johannesburg, however there are 4 main buildings associated with business and conferencing.

Sandton Convention Centre

Sandton Convention Centre, as a part of Tsogo Sun, upholds an image as South Africa’s premier indoor venue for live events.

Located at the heart of Sandton Central, the Sandton Convention Centre is close to all the significant financial and industrial concerns in South Africa. The now 5 year old center, boasts the latest state of the art facilities with in house technology partners presenting infra red simultaneous translation systems, ISDN, asynchronous digital subscriber lines (ADSL) and wireless Internet broadband connectivity (Wi-Fi) as well as satellite broadcasting and conferencing facilities.

Every 9 square metres of floor space within Sandton Convention Centre is able to support at least 8 voice and 4 data points.

The conference centre has many other impressive facilities to offer, as well as Isikhonyane Cleaning services, Siemens provide the telecommunications services:

  Multiple video conferencing facilities
  Web Hosting
  Secure and high speed environment
  Installation of private virtual local area network
  Temporary and permanent Internet café capabilities
  Extensive Internet connectivity
  Video Streaming
  Email browsing
  ISDN and Diginet Lines
  Internet connectivity and Internet cafe's throughout the centre
  Video Conferencing
  Mobile and desk telephones with speaker facility
  Full data and voice communications facilities

Address: Maude Street, Sandown, PO Box 782 553, Sandton, 2146

Telephone: 011 779 0000

Facsimile: 011 779 0001

Email address: info@saconvention.co.za

Website address: www.saconvention.co.za

Gallagher Estate

Gallagher Estate offers conference facilities in the country, between Johannesburg and Pretoria, and is perfect for hosting delegates from both cities. It can be reached from numerous different roads and major highways, and is accessible to airports.

Gallagher Estate can host up to 8,000 convention delegates. Among the major venues is the ballroom, which can accommodate 500 people for a dinner dance, the auditorium, which provides raked seating for up to 414 people, or 1,500 people for a seated convention.

There are many impressive facilities to offer, and further facilities can be offered on request :
  Staging
  Lighting
  Sound
  Audiovisual equipment
  Facsimile facilities
  Internet access
  Photocopying
  PC Usage

Address: 19 Richards drive, Midrand, Johannessburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Telephone: + 27 11 266 3000

Facsimile: + 27 11 266 3205

Email address: gallagher@gallagher.co.za

Website address: www.gallagher.co.za

The Coca-Cola dome

The Coca - Cola dome is Southern Africa's most ultimate multi purpose indoor entertainment arena. The dome can host a variety of different events from consumer and trade exhibitions to corporate banquets and launches to large conventions, to international and local concerts, as well as indoor sporting events.

The 3 Midrand conference rooms can be sized to cater for small or large groups of delegates, and are 15 square metres, 11 square metres and 2 square metres. Maximum capacity for U shape or school room arrangement is 45 persons. The cinema seating capacity can accommodate from 50 to 100 persons.

The Coca - Cola dome has several standard facilities to offer:

  VCR
  Monitor
  35 mm slide
  Overhead projectors
  Flex - rails
  White boards
  Screens
  Portable flip charts
  Blackout curtains
  Individual airconditoning

Infra red pointers, tape decks, lecterns and microphones can also be supplied on request.

Address: Corner Olievenhout Avenue and Northumberland Road, North Riding
PO Box 540, North Riding, 2162

Telephone: 011 794 5800

Facsimile: 011 794 5808

Email address: info@coca-coladome.co.za

Website address: www.coca-coladome.co.za

Expo Centre, Nasrec

The Expo Centre is situated south west of Johannesburg, near the Gold Reef City Casino, the Apartheid Museum and Soweto.

The huge exhibition facilities offer 42,000 square metres of space. Additionally, the centre is fairly self sufficient, with its own banks, post office, telecommunication services and secure parking for up to 25,000 vehicles.

The centre hosts numerous huge events annually, including the largest consumer exhibition in the southern hemisphere, the Rand Show.

The Conference facilities can accommodate 10 to 1,000 delegates.

There are several facilities to offer, and further facilities can be offered on request :

  Lighting equipment
  Satellite / video conferencing
  Sound equipment
  Simultaneous translation
  Breakaway rooms
  Registration and refreshment areas
  Catering
  Audio Visual equipment
  Technical equipment

Please note that some of these facilities are not standard therefore extra charges are made.

Address: Private Bag X07, Bertsham, 2013

Telephone: 011 494 1920/5616

Facsimile: 011 494 1005

Email address: info@expocentre.co.za

Website address: www.expocentre.co.za

For further details on these venues please visit the individual website's provided.