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ABOUT THE HOST CITY

Bustling Durban is the hub of the province’s business and industry and pulses with all the energy of a major port city. Durban is often referred to as South Africa’s Miami Beach and is one of the fastest-growing urban areas in the world with luxury hotels abound. 

 

The port of Durban, known as Durban Harbour, is the largest and busiest shipping terminal in sub-Saharan Africa and one of the tenth largest worldwide. The port handles up to 31.4 million tons of cargo each year and is the fourth largest container terminal in the southern hemisphere.
 

Durban is blessed with balmy weather all year round, making it a perfect holiday paradise. The beachfront is bordered by holiday accommodation and 5 Star hotels and luxury apartments, all of which have an idyllic view of the Indian Ocean.

ABOUT KWAZULU-NATAL

KwaZulu-Natal is South Africa's most diverse province, offering grand mountains, fine tropical beaches and exceptional Big Five wilderness areas. KwaZulu-Natal is a marvelous destination, as it offers so many unique attractions and natural regions within relative close proximity to one another.

KwaZulu-Natal, a coastal South African province, is known for its beaches, mountains and savannah populated by big game. The safari destination Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park, in the northeast, is home to black and white rhinos, lions and giraffes. Durban is an Indian-influenced harbour city and a popular surfing spot. Cultural villages around the town of Eshowe showcase the traditions of the indigenous Zulu people

 

Washed by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) with its subtropical coastline, sweeping savannah in the east and magnificent Drakensberg mountain range in the west, generously caters for just about every taste imaginable. Known as the Kingdom of the Zulu, KwaZulu-Natal is a melting pot of African, European and Indian cultures. This province boasts two World Heritage Sites – the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park and the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park.

VISITOR INFORMATION

Market Access Africa is pleased to offer our participants additional value adds when attending the event. 

ACCOMMODATION, CAR RENTAL, FLIGHTS, TRANSFERS

Market Access Africa 2021 is pleased to offer our participants additional value adds when attending the event.

 

We  are negotiating special rates and savings with our preferred air, car rental and accommodation partners. 

VISA INFORMATION

  • All delegates must have 2 adjacent blank pages in their passports, which must be valid for no less than 30 days after expiry of the intended visit

  • A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required if you are travelling from an African country

  • A COVID-19 test result and/or COVID vaccination certificate/card

  • Visitors’ visas are required for international travellers who have permanent residence outside South Africa and who wish to visit the country on a temporary basis for tourism or business purposes for a period of 90 days or less

  • Note that requirements are subject to change

  • The African Agri Council NPC (AAC) will provide supporting documents for visa application

 
For more information and requirements click here:

Please note that visa letters can only be issued to confirmed attendees.

WHERE AND WHEN

Venue
Durban ICC, Durban, South Africa
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Opening dates and times

8 September 2021 - 14:00 - 16:00

9 September 2021 - 09:00 - 16:30

10 September 2021 - 09:00 - 16:30 

 

Site visits

7 September 2021 - TBC

Parking

Parking and transportation information: Parking at the Durban International Convention Centre can be accessed at 45 Bram Fischer Road, Durban. The Durban Exhibition Centre parking areas can be accessed via Walnut Road and Aliwal Street.

The Durban ICC offers 1000 parking bays in the underground parking lot accessed from Bram Fischer Road and a further 340 parking bays at the Durban Exhibition Centre.


The parking areas are managed by specialist car park operators, Katanga Parking Services.

About the Durban ICC
Durban ICC is renowned for its high standards of service excellence and has successfully staged some of the world’s most prestigious and complex events. This multi-award winning Centre has been voted Africa’s Leading Meetings and Conference Centre by the World Travel Awards no fewer than 17 times since 2001 and has been rated amongst the World’s Top 1% of convention centres by The International Association of Congress Centres (AIPC).
 
The ICCs track record includes the hosting of both the largest and second largest conferences ever held on the African continent, (International AIDS Conference 2016 - attended by 22 000 delegates and the UN Climate Change Conference COP-17 held in 2011 - attended by 15 000 delegates.)
 
Service excellence is the heart-beat of the Durban ICC team and this commitment to quality is expressed through its five-star grading by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa and its several international ISO Certifications.
 
The Durban ICC offers you first-world convenience and a proudly African meetings experience. The ICC is located 30 minutes from the King Shaka International Airport and over 3,600 Hotel rooms are within a 10-minute walk of the Centre. The ICC delivers a 5-star events and meeting experience, with innovative solutions geared to delivering on our client’s objectives and expectations in a sustainable and proudly African way.

GET IN TOUCH

Speaker and programme 

ben.leyka@agricouncil.org

Delegate, sponsorship, exhibit, partnerships, media:

cindy.eustonbrown@agricouncil.org

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Tel: +27 21 700 4300