ICE 2018 venue

Cape Town International Convention Center

Cape Town International Convention Center

Address: Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa‬
Phone: +27 21 410 5000‬
Fax: +27 (0) 21 410 5001‬

on-site registration table

On-site Registration

Registration will be located in the Registration Foyer of the Cape Town Convention Centre during the following hours:

Saturday, 3 November 09:00–17:00
Sunday, 4 November 09:00–18:00
Monday, 5 November 07:30–17:30
Tuesday, 6 November 07:30–17:30
Wednesday, 7 November 07:30–14:00

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ICE 2018 Cape Town

ICE Service Center (Speakers/Judges/Volunteers)

Location: Level 1, Meeting Suites 1.91 and 1.92

Sunday 10:00–18:00
Monday 07:00–18:30
Tuesday 07:00–18:30
Wednesday 07:00–16:30

Speakers are required to check-in the day prior to their presentation to upload their electronic presentation with technical support. Judges should stop by to pick up packets prior to their assigned sessions. You will receive final instructions and answers to any questions regarding the judging process. Completed scorecards should be returned to the ICE Service Center as soon as possible after evaluating your session. Workspace will be provided for you to complete scorecards. Judges are still needed! Inquire at the ICE Service Center.

Business Center

Location: Ground Level next to Hall 1A

The CTICC’s business center offers a number of business services to keep you in touch with your business or clients while attending the conference. The business center services include: printing, photocopying, faxing and a courier service.

Prayer Room

Location: Registration Foyer, CTICC 1

The CTICC accommodates people of all persuasions and religion and as such the centre has a dedicated prayer room for all patrons.

Lost and Found

Items found during the conference should be turned in to ICE Show Management staff personnel located in Registration. If your lost items have not been turned in, you can leave contract information at Registration.

No Electronic Capturing

Photography and video/audio recording of any kind are strictly prohibited inside the Exhibit Hall, technical sessions, poster sessions or luncheons.

No Smoking Policy

Smoking is prohibited inside the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

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  • View the full technical program
  • See the full exhibitor listing
  • Navigate the exhibition with the interactive floor plan
  • Find general information, times, and locations
  • Search individual speakers and presenters
  • Create a custom schedule to help plan your day
  • Add presentations, speakers, exhibitors, and sponsors to your favorites

Safety and Security

South Africa’s Cape Town is one of the largest cities in the world. And while the city does have industrialized areas and modern services, the country itself has significant pockets of poverty. Below are a handful of tips on how to stay safe while in Cape Town:

  • Play it safe when using an ATM and use them only inside respected stores or banks.
  • Purse snatching is a common crime within Cape Town. Wear over the shoulder bags or try to not carry one at all. This includes backpacks.
  • Travel in groups and stick to well-lit areas when walking around at night.
  • Avoid Long Street as it is known to be unsafe.
  • Avoid wearing flashy expensive jewelry, watches, or clothing.
  • Public Transportation is generally safe, however note that taking a marked cab at night is the best option.
  • There are ongoing tensions between Uber and metered taxis. Please use caution when using either service.
  • Due to thefts at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, you should vacuum-wrap luggage where local regulations permit. Keep all valuables in your carry-on luggage.

Emergency Numbers in Cape Town:

  • Emergencies From a Mobile: 112
  • Medical & Fire Emergencies: 021 535 1100
  • Ambulance: 10177
  • Emergency Service (Police): 10111
  • Hotline for American Travelers: +1 202 647 5225
  • USA Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa: +27 12 431 4000
  • The Office of South African National Tourism Information and Safety: +27 083 123 2345

CTICC On-Site Medical Assistance

The CTICC is fully equipped to handle first-rate medical assistance to visitors. There is an on-site Medical Facility located at the back of Exhibit Hall 3. For more information you can email .

Christaan Barnard Memorial Hospital (Open 24 hours)

13 Rua Bartholomeu Dias Plain
Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town 8000, South Africa
+27 21 441 000

Parking and Transportation

Parking at the CTICC is never a problem with more than 1,400 secure and easily accessible on-site parking bays available to visitors. Prepaid parking tariffs for Exhibition and conferences R50 exit tickets per day. Transportation options are available to get you wherever you need to go. They include:

  • Integrated Rapid Transport System – Cape Town’s sophisticated bus transport system.
  • MyCiTi Shuttles – Shuttles that offer efficient and safe public transport across the city. The CTICC is conveniently located on one of the MiCiTi routes which runs to and from the airport.

For additional options and information regarding parking and transport visit