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Business Events Africa magazine has been the voice of the business events industry in southern Africa for the past 43 years. This trusted source of information keeps readers up-to-date with the most relevant news, trends, interviews, destination features, venue showcases and local association news and resources. Business Events Africa is also known for having the most comprehensive directory of venues, service providers, speakers and conference organisers in Africa.
aerial photography of body of water, ATLF

ATLF 2023 – globally renowned speakers confirmed

More global travel and tourism thought-leaders have confirmed to speak at the Africa Tourism Leadership Forum (ATLF) 2023 and AfCFTA Forum on Tourism, Creative and Cultural Industries.

Participating car manufacturers rate Festival of Motoring #1 auto event in South Africa

The Festival of Motoring, powered by WesBank, ended recently with 26,508 visitors from 210 cities in and around South Africa. The event attracted car enthusiasts from 19 countries who came to the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit to enjoy a weekend filled with exciting motoring experiences.

Hostex 2024 announces growing exhibitor list

Hostex 2024, Africa’s food, drink and hospitality trade expo, is gearing up to be an unmissable event for industry professionals.
The Marine

The Marine opens conference and function venue in Hermanus

The iconic Marine Hotel in Hermanus has opened a new Conference and Function venue perfectly suited to corporate events, executive strategy meetings and getaways.
Gallagher Convention Centre

Uncover the Transformation of Gallagher Convention Centre from Farm to Premier Event Venue

Gallagher Convention Centre opened its doors for events in 1993. Before this landmark property operated as the business you know today, it was a farm. 

The Houghton Hotel and Afrika Tikkun empower youth through YES Hospitality Programme

The Houghton Hotel, a 5-star urban resort in Johannesburg, renowned for its commitment to excellence in hospitality, proudly continues its ongoing partnership with Afrika Tikkun to offer the Youth Employment Services (YES) Hospitality programme. Since its inception in 2019, the initiative has provided invaluable opportunities for 88 young individuals to gain hands-on experience in the hospitality industry, fostering growth, and creating pathways to sustainable employment.

Growthpoint commences hotel construction to add the final touch to historic Longkloof precinct

Growthpoint Properties is moving ahead with its final improvement to the historic Longkloof precinct in Cape Town – the development of the Canopy by Hilton Cape Town Longkloof Hotel.