EI’s World Congress is held every four years, in each of the continents in turn. This time, it’s the turn of Africa, and the EI Executive Board has chosen Cape Town and the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) as the venue.
The second largest city in South Africa, Cape Town has a rich history and a vibrant urban culture, making it Africa’s most popular tourist destination. Cape Town is famous for its beautiful harbour and is backed by its well-known landmark, Table Mountain. The city was also an important centre of the anti-apartheid movement. Many leaders, including Nelson Mandela, were imprisoned for years on Robben Island, the penitentiary island 10 kliometres offshore.
EI has partnered with Winners Ltd. to make it easy for Congress participants to plan excursions and trips before or after the event. Further information is available in the participants’ section of this website or on the Cape Town Tourism Information website.