About the Gauteng Convention and Events Bureau

The Gauteng Convention and Events Bureau, 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 destinations.

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Meetings Africa 2016 – advancing Africa together

Now in its 11th year, Meetings Africa 2016 is the African continent’s largest trade show for the business events industry.

Hosted annually by the South African National Convention Bureau (SANCB), a division of South African Tourism, this year’s event provides a networking opportunity for the best and brightest minds in the global business events industry.

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Reasons to plan an event or incentive in Gauteng

Gauteng is home to South Africa’s administrative capital, Pretoria (Tshwane), where the seat of government is located – a city only second to Washington, DC in hosting the largest number of foreign embassies in the world.

The province’s capital, Johannesburg, once the world’s most important centre of gold production, is today the country’s financial capital.

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Why a weekend at the Dinokeng Game Reserve is worth the drive

Situated just over an hour’s drive from OR Tambo International Airport, the Dinokeng Game Reserve is one of many reasons to visit Gauteng. It also promises you the game-viewing experience of a lifetime.

It’ll be worth your while to make the drive to the reserve, which boasts the famous Big Five: lion, elephant, rhino, leopard, and buffalo. While enjoying a game drive or self-drive tour of the reserve you are also likely to spot resident cheetah and brown hyena.

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Northcliff Manor Guest House

Official Description (provided by the hotel)

Nestled in the quiet upmarket suburb of Northcliff against the hill with a lovely view of Northern Johannesburg. Quiet and peaceful with DSTV and free Wi-Fi in each room. Huge garden with pool, tennis court and Jacuzzi. Owners are award-winning designers and manufacturers of Stage, Film, and TV decor sets. All credit cards welcome and foreign currency accepted. Transport and food can be arranged on prior notice.

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10 unusual things to do in Gauteng

Gauteng is a place of fascinating contradictions. While the older parts of the province proudly celebrate a history influenced by the discovery of gold, urban renewal in precincts like Maboneng and Newtown are giving rise to a funky, 21st century urban culture.

Traditional choices for visitors include cultural, historical, natural and architectural destinations, but there are also many different experiences to be had.

Here’s a list of 10 unusual things to do while visiting Gauteng:

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The best restaurants in Johannesburg: where to eat out in 2016

Our panel of 50 food experts rated these as the best restaurants in Johannesburg. We’ve arranged them according to cuisine – Asian, Indian, Italian, Portuguese, Steakhouse… – to make it even easier for you find your favourite.

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Black Eagle Boutique Hotel & Conferences

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The alternative city guide to Johannesburg, South Africa | Travel | The Guardian

By Nechama Brodie, author of The Joburg Book (Pan Macmillan) Speculators have been predicting the death of Johannesburg ever since it was a dusty mining camp (which wasn’t actually all that long ago). In the aftermath of democracy, around 1994, white expats who had fled the central business district (the concentration of skyscrapers at the city’s heart, usually called the CBD), or even the country, shared emails depicting apocalyptic inner-city squalor and decay.

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