The event will be held in the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), opened in 2004, which offers superb facilities and state of the art technologies, comparable to the best in the world. The CTICC is located between the city centre and the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, right in the midst of hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and shopping.
Cape Town, South Africa is an ideal congress destination boasting 6 of the top 10 South African tourist attractions within an hour’s drive of Cape Town. These include the world famous Table Mountain, Robben Island, the V&A Waterfront, Cape Point, the Cape Winelands and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.
Facts about South Africa
|Water||Cape Town and the Western Cape’s tap water is amongst the best in the world and safe to drink|
|Climate||the Cape is a year round destination with warm summers and mild cool winters. Often described as Mediterranean, with summer temperatures ranging from 15 C (59 F) to 27C (80 F)|
|Taxes||Value Added tax of 14% is levied on all purchases and services. Foreign visitors are able to reclaim their Vat on purchased in excess R250 per transaction on departure at the airport|
|Time||In South Africa is GMT + 2. There are no time zone differences in South Africa|
|Driving||An international driving licence is required when driving in South Africa|
|Visas||Visas are require from most countries and must be obtained in advance from South African missions abroad. For details visit: www.home-affairs.gov.za|
|Health requirements||No vaccinations are required for cholera, smallpox or malaria|
Contact Natalie at SBS Conferences
Tel: +27 21 914 2888
Fax: +27 21 914 2890