Social Programme

Social and Networking Opportunities

The social functions during the Joint Assembly 2017 will give you the opportunity to meet the people of South Africa, experience their hospitality and enjoy award winning food and wines.

Cape Town has been named by the Conde Nast Travelers as the best food city in the world. This announcement was made in April 2016

Monday 28 August:
Welcome Function, Exhibition Hall, CTICC, 17h30 - 20h00

The welcome function just after the opening ceremony (15:30 - 17:30) will give delegates and accompanying persons the opportunity to meet the people of South Africa, experience their hospitality and enjoy award winning food and wines of South Africa. There will also be a local arts and crafts market in the exhibition hall.

This event is only open to registered delegates and accompanying persons who registered for the full package at R1750.00

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Tuesday 29 August and Thursday31 August:
Networking @ the Poster Sessions 17:30 – 19:00

Take the time to view the accepted posters whilst enjoying a glass of South African wine. Wines from a variety of wine farms in the Constantia, Stellenbosh and Franschhoek wine valleys will be available to taste and buy.

These poster sessions are only open to registered delegates and accompanying persons who registered for the full package at R1750.00

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Wednesday 30 August:
Association Dinner, 19:00 onwards

The dinner will be your experience of a lifetime. Dance to the sounds of African drums, tickle your taste buds with various foods from different regions in Africa and enjoy award winning wines from different wine regions in South Africa.

There will be an additional cost for this event R900 pp

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Transport will be provided from the CTICC and back to the selected conference hotels advertised on the website. Delegates staying in other accommodation establishments have to arrange their own transport : metered taxi or Uber.