Gauteng Conference Centre - Conference Venue in Woodmead, Sandton
Welcome to Gauteng Conference Centre situated in Woodmead, Sandton. Conveniently situated in close proximity to the heart of Sandton’s Business District, the Gauteng Conference Centre is safely situated inside a security, access-controlled road, allowing you to relax and concentrate on matters at hand.
Easy access from Sandton, Randburg, Fourways, Midrand, Johannesburg, Pretoria, and OR Tambo International Airport, together with the flexibility of our facilities make them equally suitable for conferences, meetings, product launches, breakfast presentations and workshops alike.
Gauteng Conference Centre is situated in the Woodmead suburb of Sandton. Regarded by many as the new financial centre of South Africa Sandton isJohannesburg's premier business centre making it the ideal place to have your business conference or corporate event. Over especially the last 15 years, much of the financial focus of Johannesburg has shifted from the Central Business District of Johannesburg to Sandton.
Sandton is situated in the northern part of the Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area of South Africa's Gauteng Province. The name Sandton is derived from a combination of two suburbs, Sandown and Bryanston.
The name Gauteng is derived from a Sesotho word which means Place of Gold. The word Gauteng was the historical Sesotho name for Johannesburg after the discovery of gold in the region. Gauteng's southern border is the Vaal River, which separates it from the Free State. It also borders on North West to the west, Limpopo to the north, and Mpumalanga to the east. Gauteng is the only landlocked province of South Africa without a foreign border. Gauteng has a unique geography, offering a combination of natural beauty and mineral wealth. Situated on South Africa’s Highveld, a high-altitude grassy plateau, the province is home to the picturesque Magaliesberg and Witwatersberg mountain ranges. The Gauteng province is also the site of coal and diamond extraction operations, but it is best known for its gold deposits. The Witwatersrand (“ridge of white waters”), which runs through Gauteng is famous for being the source of 40% of all the gold ever mined from the Earth. Gauteng is the economic powerhouse of South Africa ...more about Gauteng
Only twenty years ago, Sandton, north of Johannesburg, was an open strip of highveld inhabited by estate owners and used largely for horse riding. It is now the Gauteng property of choice, a sophisticated, upmarket suburb featuring expensive shops, world-class hotels and Johannesburg's most illustrious corporate adresses. Sandton is situated in the northern part of the Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area of South Africa's Gauteng Province. Seen as the new financial centre of South Africa, Sandton has become Johannesburg's premier business centre. Over especially the last 15 years, much of the financial focus of Johannesburg has shifted from the Central Business District to Sandton. A considerable amount of the johannesburg's A-grade office space is now to be found in Sandton. The JSE Securities Exchange, Johannesburg's stock exchange, relocated its offices to Sandton from the Central Business District in the late 1990s ...more about Sandton
Johannesburg is the largest, most populous city in South Africa and is the provincial capital of the Gauteng province. Gauteng is the wealthiest province in South Africa, having the largest economy of any metropolitan region in Sub-Saharan Africa. Johannesburg is one of the 40 largest metropolitan areas in the world. Johannesburg is home to South Africa's highest court, the South African Constitutional Court which has the final word on interpretation of South Africa's new post-Apartheid constitution. Johannesburg is located in the eastern plateau area of South Africa known as the Highveld, at an elevation of 1,753 metres (5,751 ft). The former CBD is located on the south side of the prominent ridge called the Witwatersrand and the terrain falls to the north and south. By and large the Witwatersrand marks the watershed between the Limpopo and Vaal rivers. The north and west of the city has undulating hills while the eastern parts are flatter. Johannesburg may not be built on a river or harbour, but its streams are the source of two of southern Africa's mightiest rivers ...more about Johannesburg
Gauteng Conference Centre