African Construction Expo 2020 is pleased to offer our attendees additional value adds when attending the event. We have negotiated special rates and savings with our preferred accommodation partners:

ABOUT JOHANNESBURG

Johannesburg in South Africa is the second largest city in Africa, in 2016 there were 4.94 million people living in the City of Johannesburg. Joburg, or Jozi as some prefer to call it, offers visitors an experience as unique and diverse as the city itself. Whether you are on business, in search of a cultural encounter, an adrenaline rush or simply want to relax and unwind for a few days, the city of Johannesburg has everything you’re looking for and more!

PLACES TO VISIT

PILANESBERG GAME RESERVE

Set within the crater of a long extinct volcano and resting within the transition zone between the dry Kalahari and wetter Lowveld vegetation, (or “bushveld”), the reserve is populated with an unique combination of mammals, birds and vegetation.

www.pilanesbergnationalpark.org

CRADLE OF MANKIND

This UNESCO World Heritage site contains a complex of fossil bearing limestone caves which hold the world’s richest archaeological record of the stages in the evolution of humankind over the past four million years.

www.thecradleofmankind.net

THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

One of the largest game reserves in Africa, one of the most spectacular national parks in the world and South Africa’s most exciting safari destination.

www.krugerpark.co.za

Pilanesburg Game Reserve
Cradle of Mankind
Kruger National Park

ACCOMMODATION

Premier Hotel, Midrand 2

Premier Hotel, Midrand

187 3rd Rd, Halfway Gardens, Midrand, 1682

4 star hotel

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Distance from Venue: 3.4km

Protea Hotel Midrand 2

Protea Hotel Midrand

Ext 20, 14th Rd, Noordwyk, Midrand, 1685

4 star hotel

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Distance from Venue: 7km

Midrand Conference Centre

Midrand Conference Centre

661 Pendulum Rd, Halfway House Ext 12, Midrand, 2010

2 star hotel

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Distance from Venue: 800m

City Lodge, Waterfall City 2

City Lodge, Waterfall City

03 Augrabies Lane, Waterfall City, Midrand, 1686

4 star hotel

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Distance from Venue: 4,4km

 

Town lodge Midrand 2

Town lodge Midrand

Waterfall Park, Montrose Road &, Bekker Rd, Vorna Valley, Midrand, 1686

3 star hotel

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Distance from Venue: 2.6km

ABOUT THE VENUE

Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg

19 Richards Drive, Midrand Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Gallagher Convention Centre is the premier events venue in Gauteng. Established in 1993, Gallagher is a benchmark for the events industry.

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. At Gallagher Convention Centre we offer unmatched service and quality to our clients and their guests.

Conveniently located in Midrand, between Johannesburg and Pretoria, Gallagher is known for its distinctive character, style and superior service offering.

Gallagher Convention Centre hosts +/- 30 exhibitions and 350 events annually. The property offers 5000 parking bays for the convenience of visitors. Loading into the Gallagher venues is made easy by single level load-in through our drive-in loading bays.


GAUTRAIN SERVICES

 

Avoid traffic and be sure to use Gautrain’s bus and train services to make your way to and from the event.

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If you have not traveled using the Gautrain before, here is how you purchase a travel card

Click here to download the Gautrain route map, you can view all the routes by visiting this site 

Gautrain map

PARKING 

Parking will be available in the open grass areas. The cost will be R20 per vehicle per day.

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RICHARDS DRIVE

VISA INFORMATION 

  • All attendees must have 2 adjacent blank pages in their passports, which must be valid for no less than 30 days after expiry of the intended visit.
  • A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required if you are traveling from an African country.
  • Visitors’ visas are required for international travellers who have permanent residence outside South Africa and who wish to visit the country on a temporary basis for tourism or business purposes for a
    period of 90 days or less.

Note that requirements are subject to change.

For more information and requirements please

http://www.home-affairs.gov.za/index.php/immigration-services/apply-for-a-south-african-visa

For additional information contact Anthea Buys +27 21 700 5500 or email: antheabuys@dmgevents.com

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