Gauteng

Convention

& Events Bureau

Gauteng is South Africa’s exhibition capital, hosting numerous international conventions year round.

Gauteng Convention and Events Bureau Overview

Energetic, creative, culturally diverse and authentic, Gauteng is where it all starts. The Gauteng Convention & Events Bureau (GCEB), a business unit within the Gauteng Tourism Authority, is dedicated to supporting the business events sector and implementing strategic initiatives to ensure that it continues to market and position the region as one of the world’s top meeting, incentive, conference & exhibition (MICE) destinations.

The GCEB works in close partnership with key industry role-players, marketing Gauteng as a business hub, as well as an attractive and versatile MICE destination. Every region in Gauteng has the facilities required to position the province as a preferred leisure, business and events destination. From state-of-the-art convention venues, to hotels that cater to every business travelers needs, to high-speed meeting rooms for some of the most impactful networking sessions to take place, Gauteng is the province to do business with and do business in! With the largest International airport in South Africa perfectly positioned within the Gauteng region, we bring world business to Gauteng and our business relationships to the world.

Gauteng – It starts here, alive with possibilities. 

Welcome to the

Economic Gateway of Africa

Explore the economic epicenter and powerhouse of Africa’s business, Gauteng is SA’s #1 business destination and home to Africa’s biggest companies, top conference facilities and innovation.

Great for Business

The Gauteng Convention & Events Bureau (GCEB), a business unit within the Gauteng Tourism Authority, is dedicated to supporting the business events sector and implementing strategic initiatives to ensure that it continues to market and position the region as one of the world’s top meetings destinations.

The GCEB works in close partnership with key industry role-players, marketing Gauteng as a business hub, as well as an attractive and versatile meetings destination.

South Africa's
Economic Hub

Gauteng is one of nine provinces in South Africa, and boasts a rich history largely based on the foundation of a precious resource – gold. Because of this, it’s a powerhouse province and South Africa’s economic hub, accounting for a third of the country’s gross domestic product. Gauteng is where time is money and dreams are realised

People and Culture

Picture a province with diverse cultures and ethnicities all living together in a cosmopolitan society where different languages are spoken, different traditions are celebrated and where these unique people can come together to celebrate all that Gauteng has to offer. From Africa to Asia and in between.This is what you will find in Gauteng, a home for everyone, no matter who you are and where you come from!

Business Events

Current and upcoming events happening in Gauteng.

All
Ekurhuleni
Johannesburg
Sedibeng
Tshwane
West Rand

Meetings and Facilities

Looking for a place to host your meeting or conference, Gauteng has world-class facilities that can cater for any size gathering. Here are some of the best venues available.

Facilities
Emperors Palace
Emperors Palace is a sensational casino resort that combines the timeless classical elegance of Rome with eclectic Monte Carlo architecture, providing a world-class entertainment experience.
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Facilities
Intercontinental Johannesburg
South Africa’s first and only luxury hotel at an airport, the Intercontinental Johannesburg O.R. Tambo is situated only 68 metres from the airport.
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Facilities
Sandton Convention Centre
Located in the heart of Sandton’s business district, the Sandton Convention Centre is Southern Africa’s most technologically advanced convention centre.
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Gauteng is a province like no other. As the economic powerhouse of Africa, it drives the continent forward through innovation and an incredible business offering. The heart of South Africa’s business-events industry resides in Gauteng, and delegates flock from all over the globe to experience the unique blend of distinctly African culture and world-class infrastructure. Whether it’s a convention for 12 000 or a meeting for 10, Gauteng will deliver venues and services that surpass expectation. Globally recognised professional conference organisers are waiting to assist you, while the Gauteng Convention Bureau is ideally positioned to facilitate the creation of a memorable and first-rate event. Gauteng has thousands of star-graded accommodation options to suit every budget, and many leading international hotel brands call the province home. Gauteng offers a plethora of pre- and post-show opportunities; from delving into the country’s fascinating political past, to visiting some of the finest culinary destinations in Africa, to marvelling at our incredible wildlife, there is an experience for everyone. South Africa has long been open for business; so come and see for yourself. There is so much to do or see within a close reach.

Nonnie Kubeka Head: Gauteng Convention & Events Bureau

Top Attractions

ATTRACTIONS
Gautrain
The Gautrain is mainly aimed at providing and optimising an integrated, innovative public transport system that enables and promotes long-term sustainable economic growth.
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Maboneng
A collection of old manufacturing buildings retrofitted with steel, glass and concrete. These original buildings fitted with welcoming street facing retail.
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Union Buildings
The Union Buildings form the official seat of the South African Government and also house the offices of the President of South Africa.
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Dinokeng Game Reserve
The name of the Dinokeng Game Reserve (DGR) is derived from the languages of the Botswana and baPedi people who traditionally inhabited the area.
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Plan Your Next Event

Let us help you with your next event. The Gauteng Convention & Events Bureau (GCEB), a business unit within the Gauteng Tourism Authority, is dedicated to supporting the business events sector and implementing strategic initiatives to ensure that it continues to market and position the region as one of the world’s top meeting, incentive, conference & exhibition (MICE) destinations.

Gauteng is the province to do business with and do business in and the bureau is a valuable source of information and assistance. 

We can assist you with

Tours & Travel Packages

Discover the beautiful province of Gauteng.

All
Ekurhuleni
Johannesburg
Sedibeng
Tshwane
West Rand

Media and Press Release

Tourism Institutional Framework Meeting Invitation
Tourism Institutional Framework Meeting Invitation
6 Feb 2023 Press Release

Gauteng Tourism Authority CEO Sthembiso Dlamini and her team are hosting the online Tourism Institutional

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ICYMI: All roads led to Makhelwane Festival 2023!
ICYMI: All roads led to Makhelwane Festival 2023!
31 Jan 2023 Press Release

Here’s what went down!#MakhelwaneFest2023#MeetSouthAfrica30 January 2023, Johannesburg - The popular and fast-growing festival presented by

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MEC Motara to attend the official opening of Makhelwane Festival in Soweto
MEC Motara to attend the official opening of Makhelwane Festival in Soweto
27 Jan 2023 Press Release

Thursday, 26 January 2022 Johannesburg – Gauteng Economic Development MEC Tasneem Motara will on Friday

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