Stellenbosch and the Cape Winelands has arguably the most advanced infrastructure on the continent of Africa. This is one of the main reasons why statistics show that businesses prefer to set up shop in the Western Cape.
Cape Town International Airport is just 30 minutes from Stellenbosch Town centre. On arrival, access to ground transport is simple and convenient with taxis, Uber, shuttles or transfer services.
Cape Winelands, including Stellenbosch, has consistently been voted as one of the world’s favourite tourist destinations and the town’s global profile as a modern and convenient town secures impressive delegate numbers year after year.
A range of support services ensures your event in Stellenbosch is organised and fulfilled with complete peace of mind. The Middedorp safety and security initiative – a collaboration between public and private sectors – keeps our crime stats low and will make your guests feel safe, so rest assured your event and delegates are in safe hands.
Stellenbosch is home to Technopark, the Western Cape’s Silicon Valley. Many companies and entrepreneurs choose to base their businesses here in order to work within this enabling environment. Innovus is a division of Stellenbosch University that is responsible for technology transfer, entrepreneurial support and development, and innovation, making Stellenbosch the true innovation hub for Africa.
Stellenbosch is known as one of the most affordable business tourism and incentive travel destinations in the world, with an exchange rate that favours the dollar, pound and euro.
Stellenbosch enjoys a moderate Mediterranean climate and forms part of the World Heritage Cape Floral Region. It provides easy access to soaring mountains, rugged coastal terrains and iconic natural landmarks. The area offers a wide variety of tours and activities to suit all visitors’ tastes.
Stellenbosch and the Western Cape is an intellectual magnet, with a world-class university and other research institutions in fields as diverse as agriculture, science, medicine and social politics. As a result, the destination is fertile ground for intellectual dialogue and the exchange of ideas.
Professional infrastructure for conferences includes an established Convention Bureau to deliver quality services for, and amongst others, bid production. Sufficient trained professionals and logistical support abound for meeting planners, travel agents and corporations.
Stellenbosch is a leading tourism destination, with thousands of tourists visiting every year. In addition to attracting holidaymakers, Stellenbosch is attracting talent and skill, and it’s aptly been dubbed the Tech and Innovation Capital of Africa. Stellenbosch has a booming green economy; leading the way in renewable and alternative water supplies.