However, exhibiting at an event can be daunting. South African company Exhibition Freighting G.S.M are an Exhibition Logistics company who move goods to and from exhibitions, conferences, events and private demonstrations, taking care of all customs formalities and ensuring that all goods arrive on time for the event. Here, Exhibition Freighting G.S.M explains how to have a successful event in 2017, and why Cape Town, South Africa is the top conference destination for 2017, and how to exhibit there.
How to ensure your participation at a conference in 2017 is a success
Why Cape Town is the next top conference spot
Accessibility - Cape Town International Airport is served by more than 20 international airlines on a weekly basis, linking the destination to global hubs like Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Dubai, Singapore and London (and a wide variety of other connections via Johannesburg). The city is an overnight flight from any European destination, and the airport is situated just 20 minutes from the city centre.
Value – Cape Town is recognised internationally as one of the most affordable business, tourism and incentive travel destinations in the world. Whether you are attending or exhibiting at a conference / exhibition, you will get much more for your money in this city compared to its European or American counterparts.
Global Appeal - Cape Town has consistently been voted as one of the world’s favourite tourist destinations, with a reputation as a modern and convenient city. There are a variety of wine areas within a short driving distance from the Cape Town city centre, as well as many restaurants service traditional or contemporary Cape cuisine. Cape Town and the Western cape is a cosmopolitan destination where cultural diversity is welcomed, and a wealth of artistic and musical talent, opera, ballet, drama and comedy are always on offer.
Business tourism infrastructure – There are a host of world-class, multi-purpose venues when it comes to conferences & exhibitions, to choose from in Cape Town. This includes the Cape Town International Convention centre (CTICC), which is an impressive, architecturally striking, city landmark. The venue is conveniently located in the city centre, and has an excellent support system for hosting any event of any size.
Range of activities – Cape Town has a huge variety of external tours and activities to suit all tastes. Tours range from visits to the Cape Winelands, Cape Point and Table Mountain. For something more leisurely, enjoy shopping at one of the local markets, or world-class shopping areas. However, the province is also a paradise for sports and adrenalin fanatics and offers world famous golf courses, hiking, fishing and mountain biking, in and around the Peninsula.