The 1st African Biotrade Festival took place on 14-16 September 2023. You can read the festival summary report here
Details about the next festival will be communicated in due course.

in collaboration with
Organic & Natural Products
Expo Africa 2023

Practical information


14-16 September 2023


Johannesburg, South Africa

Sandton Convention Centre,
161 Maude St, Sandown, Sandton


There are many accommodation options in Sandton including hotels, guesthouses, AirBnBs, etc. We recommend that you stay within walking distance of the Sandton Convention Centre to make getting to the festival venue as easy as possible.

The Southern Sun Group includes the following options which can be booked here (rates and rooms subject to availability):

Click here to view other accommodation options in Sandton.

How to travel

The most convenient airport to fly into when visiting Johannesburg is OR Tambo International, 30km from the venue and served by many domestic and international airlines.

For guidance and assistance with flights please contact

Travel from the airport

The best travel option from OR Tambo International Airport is the high-speed Gautrain to Sandton Station, followed by an Uber or alternate ride hailing service.


Please check your visa requirements for entry into South Africa. If you require an invitation for your visa application please contact


Johannesburg is about 1700m above sea level and has one of the world’s best climates. The African Biotrade Festival is in September, which is early Spring, with cool evenings and generally mild to warm days. It is unlikely to rain. There is no malaria risk in Johannesburg.


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