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Who Should Visit

Calling all administrators, talent, creative, supporters and users of entertainment:

  • Actors
  • Artist Managers
  • Associations
  • A&R
  • Booking Agents
  • Brand Managers
  • Business Managers
  • Casting Agents
  • Choreographers
  • Comedians
  • Commissioning Editors
  • Dancers
  • DJs
  • Entertainment Entrepreneurs
  • Event Managers
  • Executive Producers
  • Funding Agents
  • Government Officials
  • Industry directors
  • Journalists
  • Magicians/Clowns
  • Marketers
  • MCs
  • Media/Entertainment Students
  • Motivational Speakers
  • Models
  • Musicians
  • Poets
  • Producers
  • Promoters
  • Presenters
  • Procurement Managers
  • Voice Artists

Why Visit

A visit provides a unique opportunity to:

  • Experience a vibrant, inspiring, multi faceted showcase of entertainment business and show suppliers
  • Interact and network with highly sought-after industry influencers and trendsetters from TV, film & video, music, radio, theatre, dance etc.
  • Learn from prominent thought leaders how to apply the latest industry methodologies in your business and flourish
  • Join in the conversation about new products, services and the infinite possibilities of digital influence on Africa’s entertainment industry
  • Establish new contacts and reconnect with old ones
  • Be inspired!

Hotels and Accommodation

– Stay in one of the hotels close to Joburg Theatre

Protea Hotel, Paktonian

120 De Korte Street, Braamfontein
Johannesburg, South Africa
Tel : +27 (0) 11403 5740

The Bannister Hotel

9 De Beer Street, Braamfontein
Johannesburg, South Africa
Tel : +27 (0) 11403 6888/7888

Public Transport

Bus:

  • Bus routes C3, T2 and F11 stop at the Joburg Theatre bus stop, directly across the road from the Joburg Theatre main entrance.
  • For Rea Vaya routes click here

Gautrain:

  • Fast and efficient train and bus shuttle services across Gauteng
  • Visit www.gautrain.co.za for more information

Car Hire

Tempest Car Hire:

  • Corner Rissik & Wolmerans Street, Parkstation public parkade (top level) Shop M92 (top floor), Park station bus terminal
  • Tel: +27 (0) 11 333 7915
  • Working Hours: Mon – Fri: 08:00 – 17:00, Sat: 08:00 – 12:00, Sun & Pub Holiday: Closed

Europcar Braamfontein:

  • Rissik street, Johannesburg park station 2001, Johannesburg
  • Tel: +27 11 3338726
  • Working Hours: Mon – Fri: 07:30 – 17:30, Sat: 08:00 – 12:00, Sun: Closed

Car Hire

Parking:

Joburg Theatre has plentiful secure underground parking available. The parking garage is located at the corner of Simmonds and Stiemens Streets, Braamfontein, Johannesburg and is sign-posted from all directions to the theatre. The main pedestrian entrance is located at 163 Civic Boulevard, opposite the Metro centre offices (Civic Boulevard was previously known as Loveday Street).

Directions:

GPS co-ordinates

S 26*11’30.20061″
E 28*02’16.87350″

South bound from JHB North & Pretoria

Take the N1 highway going South towards Johannesburg city
The N1 becomes the M1 highway (Ben Schoeman) still going South towards Johannesburg city
Take the Jan Smuts offramp. Keep in the left side lane but still going straight on Jan Smuts
Cross over Empire Road (major intersection)
Go up the hill, cross over Ameshoff (Wits on the right hand side)
At the next robot turn left into Jorissen Street
Carry on through quite a few sets of robots –
(Public holidays, evening & weekend performances)
At Simmonds Street turn left and go into the theatre’s new parking garage (cnr Simmonds & Stiemens Roads)
OR
(Day time visits Monday-Friday – parking is extremely restricted)
Stay in Jorissen and you’ll get to a point where the road splits (Loveday Street)
Take the left split, travel about 30m – turn left at the pedestrian robot into the Theatre’s main entrance, go down the ramp & park there

North bound from JHB South

Take the M1 highway going North towards Johannesburg city
Take the Jan Smuts offramp.
At the top of the off ramp turn right and keep in the middle lane
Under the bridge move to the left side lane but still going straight on Jan Smuts
Cross over Empire Road (major intersection)
Go up the hill, cross over Ameshoff (Wits on the right hand side)
At the next robot turn left into Jorissen street
Carry on through quite a few sets of robots –
(Public holidays, evening & weekend performances)
At Simmonds Street turn left and go into the theatre’s new parking garage (cnr Simmonds & Stiemens Roads)
OR
(Day time visits Monday-Friday – parking is extremely restricted)
Stay in Jorissen and you’ll get to a point where the road splits (Loveday Street)
Take the left split, travel about 30m – turn left at the pedestrian robot into the Theatre’s main entrance, go down the ramp & park there

West bound from the East Rand

Take the M2 West towards Roodepoort
Take the M1 North (Sandton) at the M1 / M2 split
Take the Jan Smuts off ramp. At the robots at the top of the off-ramp turn South onto Jan Smuts
Keep in the left side lane but still going straight on Jan Smuts
Cross over Empire Road (major intersection)
Go up the hill, cross over Ameshoff (Wits on the right hand side)
At the next robot turn left into Jorissen Street
Carry on through quite a few sets of robots –
(Public holidays, evening & weekend performances)
At Simmonds Street turn left and go into the theatre’s new parking garage (cnr Simmonds & Stiemens Roads)
OR
(Day time visits Monday-Friday – parking is extremely restricted)
Stay in Jorissen and you’ll get to a point where the road splits (Loveday Street)
Take the left split, travel about 30m – turn left at the pedestrian robot into the Theatre’s main entrance, go down the ramp & park there

To leave the venue (travelling North)

From the parking garage
As you come out the parking garage (garage on the corner of Simmonds & Stiemens) you turn left into Simmonds.
At the next robots turn left into Jorissen
The road splits, take the left turn into Loveday
The road splits again, take the left turn into Hoofd
At the stop street turn right into Melle
At the next stop street turn left into Empire
At the robots turn right onto Jan Smuts – get into the extreme left lane – this becomes the on-ramp onto the highway
You will then be on the M1 travelling North towards PTA

To leave the venue (travelling South)

From the parking garage
As you come out the parking garage (garage on the corner of Simmonds & Stiemens) you turn left into Simmonds.
At the next robots turn left into Jorissen
The road splits, take the left turn into Loveday
The road splits again, take the left turn into Hoofd
At the stop street turn right into Melle
At the next stop street turn left into Empire
Go straight through the robots at the intersection of Jan Smuts & Empire Road
At the next set of robots turn right – this becomes the on-ramp onto the highway
You will then be on the M1 traveling South

Security:

Joburg Theatre employs its own 24/7 security team, headed by three Security Managers and three Security Supervisors. The entire building, both internally and externally – together with the parkade – is patrolled regularly. The officers are recognisable by their smart, contemporary uniforms displaying the logo JOBURG THEATRE. There will be extra security in the venue during SEAfrica 2018.

Disclaimer

The organisers of SEAfrica (C-Major Productions) and Joburg Theatre (Pty) Ltd do not accept responsibility for the safe custody of any vehicle or articles therein nor for any damage to vehicles or articles however caused. All vehicles are parked at owner’s risk. Entry to any area of parking for SEAfrica at Joburg Theatre constitutes acceptance of these conditions.