Forest Sandown Conference Venue

is only five minutes drive from Sandton City / Nelson Mandela Square, Benmore Gardens Shopping Centre and Sandton Medical Clinic.

Across the road from Nelson Mandela Square is the Sandton Convention Centre and the new Gautrain station. You need look no further than Forest Sandown for your conference and event needs.

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Long-awaited Mall of Africa officially opens

SA’s mega shopping centre ever built in a single phase, the Mall of Africa in Midrand, worth a whopping R5 billion — has opened its doors to the fervent long-awaiting public.

With a choice of 300-plus stores, restaurants and entertainment, the centre is the largest first-phase mall development in southern Africa to date, according to the property owner, Attacq Limited.

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Metro Locus Conference Centre

is Gauteng’s premier conference and meetings facility. Nestled in the elegant suburb of Morningside, it is the preferred venue for exclusive weddings, elegant cocktail parties and banquets, top level meetings, seminars, staff team building or training and other private or corporate functions.

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Africa’s biggest mall opens soon

Johannesburg – After much anticipation, the Mall of Africa will officially open its doors to the public next week Thursday.

Punted as “the biggest mall in Africa” – well, it is the largest single-phase shopping centre development to date at 130 000 square metres of retail space – the mall aims to cement Johannesburg as the shopping mecca of the continent and set a new benchmark for shopping centres on the continent.

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Starbucks comes to Johannesburg

Crowds gathered on Thursday morning, awaiting the opening of South Africa’s first Starbucks outlet.

The crowd – coffee lovers and media –  was abuzz, energised by live music, dancers, a countdown and a spray of green confetti.

Starbucks’ global mission includes the phrase: one person, one cup, and one neighbourhood at a time. The first store in South Africa has chosen Rosebank as its first neighbourhood, and will be making the Mall of Africa in Midrand its second chosen neighbourhood next week.

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Shopping, dining and entertainment

Home to world-class entertainment venues, fine restaurants, day spas, boutique hotels, authentic African craft markets and fantastic jazz venues, Gauteng has it all.

From shopping malls, African street markets and café societies to restaurants, upmarket shebeens and the great outdoors, this is a province that offers instant gratification and no dull moments.

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Starbucks opens its first South African store

BY 7.30am on Thursday, when the world’s largest coffee company, Starbucks, opened its first store in South Africa, the throng of fans who had been lining up from the night before were desperately in need of a cuppa.

Coffee consumption in the country has grown as consumers, particularly in the middle–to–higher income market, move from instant coffee to premium and freshly brewed offerings.

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