Venues are the lifeblood of events. Not only can their location, convenience and facilities make or break your function, but a venue’s relevance to the event is just as important – for instance, one would not hold a formal meeting at a rooftop bar, or a networking event in a place that cannot offer the relaxing atmosphere necessary for mingling. Visitor’s experience is imperative to an event’s success, and the venue’s capabilities play a large role in this. Here’s a look at some incredible venues that are ideal for creating unforgettable memories at your next conference, product launch or special function.
Built to reflect the spirit of 18th century Venice, Casa Labia is a gorgeous, opulent property offering a range of rooms, vistas and themes to explore. It is filled with old world charm and is ideal for anyone in search of resplendence, from the art-filled reception rooms to manicured lawns and a charming Provencal vineyard and olive grove. The Casbah seats up to 12, the Dining Room holds up to 18,and the Drawing room accommodates a maximum of 60 guests.
Ideal for: Product launches, board meetings, VIP dinners and lunches, team building, strategic planning sessions.
Location:False Bay, Cape Town
A gorgeous new venue on Cape Town’s skyline, Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Arts Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) offers an exclusive multi-functional venue on the sixth floor of the museum, among other spaces. This place is unlike any other on the continent and is perfect for planners in search of the extraordinary and spectacular – from the Atrium at the heart of the museum, to the museum’s rooftop sculpture garden. It accommodates up to 200 guests and offers some of the best views of the city and Table Mountain.
Ideal for: Product launches, gala dinners, cocktail events, award shows, conferences,.
Location:V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
Continue reading about creative event spaces in Issue 11: