Venue News

Summer in the city with Tsogo Sun


Tsogo Sun’s Sandton Mile boasts world-class facilities, which are as versatile as the needs of those who make use of them. A number of spectacular outdoor spots are tucked within Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton Sun, Garden Court Sandton City and InterContinental Johannesburg Sandton Towers – perfect for anything from brunch to sundowners and anything in […]

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Why you should invest in destination conferencing


All companies need their employees to come together at some time or other. This could be for training, team-building, seminars, or keeping employees up to date with advancements in their field. While it might seem satisfactory to keep doing these get-togethers in your boring old board room, the Prince’s Grant functions and conferencing team is […]

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Michelangelo Hotel turns 21


October is a month of celebration for the Michelangelo Hotel in Sandton. It is the birthday month of this iconic South African hotel. This year is an especially important milestone, since the Michelangelo turns 21.

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A brief history of the Protea Hotel Balalaika

Protea Hotel Balalaika 2017

The Rivonia area of Sandton – just north of the Protea Hotel Balalaika – does not owe its existence to the northern crawl of the City of Johannesburg. Did you know that the area used to be an “outspan stop” on the old wagon road between Johannesburg and Pretoria, where the early travellers would park […]

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The Table Bay Hotel brings R&R home to employees


The Table Bay is encouraging employees to embrace some “R&R”. Reuse and recycle is top of the hotel’s waste management agenda and a comprehensive training programme is currently underway to educate staff on “how”. The training programme forms part of The Table Bay’s concerted and ongoing efforts to inspire green consciousness amongst employees and set […]

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Sandton Convention Centre hosts 20th Joy of Jazz


The Standard Bank Joy of Jazz Festival – which celebrated its 20th anniversary this year – was held at Sandton Convention Centre for the third year running, from 27 to 30 September.

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