Gallagher Convention Centre is a multiple award winner. The 5-star convention centre was named ‘Best Exhibition Venue’ by the Exhibition and Event Association of Southern Africa in 2009 and 2010. It offers first-rate infrastructure and can cater for groups ranging in size from 2 to 12 000 delegates.
Gallagher Convention Centre
Tel: +27 (0)11 266 3000
HOW TO GET HERE
From OR Tambo International Airport: Take the R24 to Johannesburg. At Gillooley's Interchange take the N3 split to Pretoria. Stay on this road for about 15km, then again take the N1 split to Pretoria. Take the Allandale turnoff. Take the Kempton Park split and then the Midrand slip onto the Old Pretoria Road. At the traffic lights turn right into Le Roux Rd. At the stop street at the garage, turn left into Richards Drive. Proceed through 2 stop streets. Gallagher Convention Centre will be on your left. From Pretoria, travelling south, take the Allandale offramp to enter Midrand. Turn left onto Allandale road (traveling east to Kempton Park). Take the second left onto Old Pretoria Road/ K101-R101, take the third left onto Johnnic Boulevard, Gallagher Entrance straight ahead at T-junction.
AROUND THE AREA
There are numerous shopping centres, restaurants and spas in and around Midrand. The new Turkish Mosque in Midrand is great place to explore. You can also visit Lory Park Zoo,
TOURS TO DO
Tours in and around Gauteng can be arranged - from visiting Soweto and the Apartheid Museum to visiting the Lion Park, Lesedi Cultural Village, the Cradle of Humankind, and the Union Buildings in Pretoria. At Gecko Jewellers in Midrand you can enjoy an underground gemstone mine tour and see a wide variety of polished and unpolished gemstones.
Hire a car or request a shuttle service from your hotel to the convention centre.
WHERE TO STAY
It is advisable to stay in and around Midrand if you have an early start as freeway traffic between Johannesburg and Pretoria can be heavy.