Dates & Venue

Monday & Tuesday, 22 to 23 July 2019. Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni, South Africa.

Venue and travel info

SA GeoTech 2019 will take place at Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni, South Africa, an excellent and very central venue that provides exceptional quality, value and convenience to exhibitors, conference delegates and exhibition attendees alike.

Physical address: 64 Jones Road, Kempton Park Johannesburg, South Africa
Mapcode: ZAF K9G.BKW (Driving directions provided in partnership with Overhere.)
GPS: S26°08’46.6”, E28°13’20.1” or -26.146282, 28.222259

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Mapcode: ZAF K9G.BKW

More info below on:

  • Transport
  • Accommodation
  • Visas
  • Letters of invitation
  • Local facilities and tourism in South Africa


Emperors Palace is just outside Johannesburg and close to OR Tambo International Airport, making it easily accessible by road (see car rental options), taxi (Uber, Taxify and others), high-speed train (Gautrain, routes), bus (also a Gautrain serviceroutes), and by air (see flight options). Furthermore, Emperors Palace operates a free shuttle service which runs every 20 minutes (between 6 am and 11 pm) to and from the airport, as well as a paid private transfer (more info on both services).


We strongly urge delegates to book accommodation at one of the Emperors Palace 3, 4 or 5 star, on-site hotels where you will receive great value for money with a variety of pricing options. Accommodation at Emperors Palace is in high demand, and needs to be booked early to avoid disappointment. Alternatively, you may want to consider various accommodation options in the surrounding Kempton Park area.

Special discount: Use the links below to obtain booking discounts of between 30% and 60% on the standard rates at these Emperors Palace hotels. This special only applies to online reservations, and are valid from 19 – 26 July 2019:

Peermont Metcourt Hotel (3 Star): Book at discount
Peermont Metcourt Suites Hotel (3 Star): Book at discount
Peermont Mondior Hotel (4 Star): Book at discount
Peermont D’Oreale Grande Hotel (5 Star): Book at discount

Guide to visitors from outside South Africa


Visitors from many countries outside of South Africa will require a visa to visit the country, both as a tourist or on a business trip. Please contact the South African Embassy in your country of origin to find out exactly what is required to apply for a visa. Visa applications can take several weeks to process, and you are strongly advised to apply for a visa sooner rather than later, at least four weeks before you depart for South Africa.

Letter of invitation

If you require a letter of invitation for your visa application, you will firstly need to register and pay to attend SA GeoTech 2019, and then email Charmaine Manicom ( to request a letter of invitation.

NB: Please attach a copy of your passport, air ticket and proof of accommodation in South Africa.

Local facilities and tourism in South Africa

The Emperors Palace complex offers a wide range of benefits and facilities including extensive on-site entertainment facilities such as restaurants, cocktail bars, live shows, movies and a casino.

Emperors Palace also provides easy access to the stunning tourist sites of South Africa’s Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, KwaZulu-Natal, North-West, Free State, Northern Cape, Eastern Cape and Western Cape provinces.

Your hotel and various travel agents within the Emperors Palace complex will be able to assist you with accommodation, car hire, train, bus and air travel within South Africa, should you wish to take advantage of your visit to explore some of these attractions.

Quality tourism in South Africa requires careful planning, and needs to be booked in advance through reputable travel agents to avoid disappointment.

See also the official South African Tourism website.

Need more info?

Got further questions or need advice/recommendations? You’re welcome to contact us.