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The CTICC's year-on-year economic contribution increases.

After a record-breaking year in 2015, the CTICC continued on its path of growth delivering another year of record...

CTICC staff members doing their part donating gifts to the Santa Shoebox Project.

The partnership between the Santa Shoebox Project and the CTICC has been going from strength-to-strength and this...

The best South African-bred horses will be on auction at the Cape Premier Yearling Sale.

The CTICC is once again gearing up to host the annual Cape Premier Yearling Sale – the epitome of equestrian...

Megan Arendse, GM: Business Development & Commercial receiving the CTICC’s BBBEE Award at the Lilizela Awards ceremony.

The CTICC was on a winning streak this year when it scooped six prestigious awards. The centre ended the year on a...

The CTICC will host the 18th International Congress of Immunology in 2022 and the International Symposium of Microbial Ecology in 202.

Two high-caliber conferences, the 18th International Congress of Immunology (IUIS) and the International...

Upcoming Events

15 Jan to 18 Jan

United Nations World Data Forum

The United Nations World Data Forum will bring together data producers, suppliers and data users from government, civil society, business, and the scientific and academic communities to discuss the latest information innovations and their potential application to the production and communication...

Start date: 15 January 2017
End date: 18 January 2017
Opening and closing times: 8am–8pm

Contact person: Yandiswa Mpetsheni
Email: yandiswam@statssa.gov.za
Website: United Nations World Data Forum
Twitter: @UNDataForum


African Mining Indaba
06 Feb to 09 Feb

Investing in African Mining Indaba

The world’s largest gathering of the most influential stakeholders in African mining – investors, mining professionals, government officials, financiers, and mining service providers. Join a powerful international group of industry professionals that has made...

Start date: 6 February 2017
End date: 9 February 2017
Opening & closing times: 8am – 6pm
Point of purchase for ticket: Registration
Cost of tickets: Varies – pre-show/onsite cost: £1 300

Tel: +44 (0) 207 779 8890 (international); 010 140 1919 (South Africa)
Email: info@miningindaba.com
Website: www.miningindaba.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/AfricanMiningIndaba
Twitter: twitter.com/miningindaba
Event hashtag: #miningindaba


14 Feb to 15 Feb

Next Generation Optical Networking Africa

Next Generation Optical is a telecommunications event, and part of the Optical portfolio. Optical networks being positioned at the forefront of the data explosion being created by 5G, Internet of Things (IoT) and the Gigabit connected cities. Investment in optical is key and continues to...

Start date: 14 February 2017
End date: 15 February 2017
Opening and closing times: 7am – 7pm (14 February); 8am – 5:30pm (15 February)
Point of purchase for ticket: Registration
Cost of tickets: US$2000.00

Contact person: Marianne Hoemke
Tel: +44 (0)77 7039 3030
Website: Next Generation Optical Networking Africa
Email: marianne.hoemke@knect365.com
Twitter: @NGONSeries
Event hashtag: #NGONAFRICA


17 Feb to 19 Feb

Cape Town Art Fair

From the 17th to the 19th of February 2017, the 5th edition of Cape Town Art Fair (CTAF) will return to the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Positioned as the leading art fair in Africa, CTAF 2017 will include the foremost galleries from South Africa, the African continent, and abroad...

Start date: 17 February 2017
End date: 19 February 2017
Opening & closing times: 11am – 7pm
Point of purchase for ticket: Computicket Cost of tickets: R140 (adults); R100 (students and pensioners)

Contact person: Rose Setshoge
Tel: +27 21 702 2280
Email: rose@fieramilano.co.za
Website: www.capetownartfair.co.za
Facebook: Cape Town Art Fair
Twitter: @CTArtFair
Event hashtag: #CTAF17


08 Mar to 10 Mar

Open Education Global Conference

The Open Education Global Conference, the largest international conference dedicated to the impacts and practice of open education worldwide. The conference attracts faculty, teachers, administrators, policy makers, companies and educational professionals from around the globe. The theme of the...

Start date: 8 March 2017
End date: 10 March 2017
Opening & closing times: 9am – 5pm
Point of purchase for ticket: At the conference

Contact person:  Glenda Cox
Tel: +27 21 650 5024
Website: http://conference.oeconsortium.org/2017/
Twitter: @oeconsortium
Event hashtag: #oeglobal


14 Mar to 16 Mar

HR Directors Conference 2017

The event for HR leaders in Africa! Designed and developed specifically for the HR director, this conference will uncover the latest trends, strategies and innovations that impact HR at the highest level. It will address the most pressing issues in HR today, giving you the opportunity to equip...

Start date: 14 March 2017
End date: 16 March 2017
Opening & closing times: 8am – 5pm

Contact person: Debbie Atwell
Tel: +27 (0)83 651 1664
Email: Debbie@knowres.co.za
Website: www.kr.co.za
Facebook: Knowledge Resources
Twitter: @Knowledgeres
Event hashtag: #KR2017HRD


24 Mar to 26 Mar

The South African International Tattoo Convention

Cape Electric Tattoo, in association with ShowHorse Productions, is proud to present the first annual South African International Tattoo Convention (SAITC) that will be taking place at the CTICC in Cape Town between 24 -26 March 2017. The South African tattoo industry has grown in rapid strides...

Start date: 24 March 2017
End date: 26 March 2017
Opening & closing times: 5pm – 10pm (24 March 2017); 11am – 11pm (24 March 2017); 11am – 9pm (26 March 2017) 
Point of purchase for ticket: http://southafricantattooconvention.com/tickets/ and at the entrance to the convention
Cost of tickets: R150 (Friday), R220 (Saturday), R180 (Sunday), R380 (weekend pass)

Contact person: Sonja Myburgh
Tel: +27 (0)82 811 7552
Email: sonia@southafricantattooconvention.com
Website: http://southafricantattooconvention.com 
Facebook: SA Tattoo Convention
Instgram handle: @sa_tattooconvention
Event hashtag: #satattoocon


12 Apr to 14 Apr

Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon Expo

Billed the "world's most beautiful marathon", the Old Mutual two Oceans Marathon rates up there with most of the top city marathons around the world and takes place every year in Cape Town over the Easter weekend. The event offers an ultra-marathon, which covers a distance of 56km, a 21km half...

Start date: 12 April 2017
End date: 14 April 2017
Opening and closing times: 9am-7pm(12 and 13 April 2017); 8am-5pm (14 April 2017)
Cost of tickets: Free

Contact person: Stefanie Schultzen
Tel: +27 (0)21 799 3040
Email: info@twooceansmarathon.org.za
Website: www.twooceansmarathon.org.za
Facebook: Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon
Twitter: @2OceansMarathon
Event Hashtag: #RunasOne; #OMTOM2017


19 Apr to 21 Apr

World Travel Market Africa

WTM® Africa is Africa’s leading B2B exhibition for both inbound and outbound travel and tourism markets, presenting a diverse range of destinations and industry sectors to South African, African and International travel professionals. Through its industry networks, global reach and regional...

Start date: 19 April 2017
End date: 21April 2017
Opening & closing times: 10am – 6pm (last day closes at 5pm)
Point of purchase for ticket: Online or at registration
Cost of tickets: Free when registering online before 18 April 2017. Onsite tickets cost US $80

Contact person: Chardonnay Marchesi
Tel: +27 11 549 8300
Email: wtmafrica.helpline@thebereed.co.za
Facebook: World Travel Market Africa
Twitter: @WTM_Africa
Event hashtag: #WTMA17


29 Apr to 01 May

FanCon Cape Town Comic Con

FanCon promises a host of entertainment for all lovers of comic books and pop culture. Attendees can look forward to an artist alley featuring local, national and international comic artists and guests, a panel programme of talks, interviews and workshops, comic book launches, artist and author...


02 Jul to 14 Jul

World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress 2017

Every WCPT Congress is special but the 2017 congress will be unlike any other - it will be the first time a WCPT Congress will been held in Africa. More than 2 000 physiotherapists are expected to gather to learn from the latest research and practice innovations, as well as network, so that...

Start date: 2 July 2017
End date: 14 July 2017
Opening & closing times: 7:30am – 6pm
Point of purchase for ticket: http://www.wcpt.org/wcpt2017/registration
Cost of tickets: http://www.wcpt.org/wcpt2017/registration-fees

Contact person: Tracy Bury
Tel: +44 (0)20 7931 6465
Email: tbury@wcpt.org
Website: http://www.wcpt.org/congress
Facebook: World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress 2017
Twitter: @WCPT1951
Event hashtag: #wcpt2017


15 Aug to 16 Aug

Cape Construction Trade Expo

Cape Construction Expo is the Western Cape's only dedicated event for the built environment. With over 100 exhibiting brands, dedicated zones, free to attend workshops, networking opportunities and more. With an audience including contractors, architects, civil engineers, quantity surveyors and...

Start date: 15 August 2017
End date: 16 August 2017
Opening & closing times: 9am – 6pm (15 August); 9am – 4pm (16 August)
Point of purchase for ticket: www.cape-construction.co.za or at the registration desk on event days
Cost of tickets: Price available on request

Contact person: Tamsin Collins
Tel: +27 21 700 4354
Email: tamsin.collins@hypenica.com
Website: www.cape-construction.co.za
Facebook: Cape Construction Expo
Twitter: @CT_Construction
Event hashtag: #2017cce


24 Aug

My Business Expo Cape Town

The National Small Business Chamber (NSBC) brings you My Business Expo, Africa’s biggest show for anyone starting or growing a business. See all the new trends, ideas, cutting-edge solutions, amazing opportunities, and attend the world class seminars that deliver practical and interactive...

Start date: 24 August 2017
End date: 24 August 2017
Opening & closing times: 9am – 5pm
Point of purchase for ticket: www.mybizexpo.co.za
Cost of tickets: Free if you pre-register online

Contact person: Alicia Harmse
Tel: 0861 72 6722
Email: events@nsbc.org.za
Website: www.mybizexpo.co.za
Facebook: facebook.com/NSBCSouthAfrica
Twitter: twitter.com/NSBCSouthAfrica
Event hashtag: #mybizexpo


International Population Conference
29 Oct to 04 Nov

International Population Conference

Statistics South Africa, on behalf of the Republic of South Africa, will host the 28th International Population Conference of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) in Cape Town, South Africa, at the Cape Town International...

Start date: 29 October 2017
End date: 4 November 2017
Point of purchase for ticket: Ipc2017capetown@iussp.org
Cost of tickets: see conference website

Email: InfoIPC2017@statssa.gov.za
Website: Ipc2017capetown.iussp.org
Facebook: IPC2017
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ipc2017
Event hashtag: #IPC2017


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