Global civil society activity in Durban, South Africa

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

20 years

Durban is ranked #168 over a 20 year period,
with 271 meetings since 2004.


Durban is ranked #190 for 2023, with 7 meetings.

Local UIA Partner

Durban KwaZulu-Natal Convention Bureau


The Durban KwaZulu-Natal Convention Bureau is a partnership initiative of the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs and the Ethekwini Municipality to promote the meeting or business tourism services of the South African province of KwaZulu-Nataland the metropolitan area of Durban.The Durban KwaZulu-Natal Convention Bureau began its operations on the 1 July 2010 and is thus still very much at its inception stage of development. It operates as a special division of Tourism KwaZulu-Natal. This entity provides the following business tourism support services together with its partners:

  • Promotional materials;
  • Educational trips and site Inspections;
  • Supplier information and quotations;
  • Social programmes;
  • Pre and post tours and incentive packages;
  • Assistance with congress bids;
  • Convention publicity and delegate boosting;
  • Destination display and promotion;
  • Information kits and welcome packs for delegates;
  • Shuttle services; and
  • Identification of professional conference organiser (PCO) services.

Organizations based in Durban

African Council of Optometry

Pan-African Thoracic Society Est. 2003

International Council of Reflexologists Est. 1990

Africa Health Research Institute Est. 2016

UMTAPO Centre - Peace Education Centre Est. 1986

African Forum for Children's Literacy in Science and Technology

Association of University English Teachers of Southern Africa Est. 1978

International Education Association of South Africa Est. 1997

Centre for Islamic, Middle Eastern and Asian Studies, Planning and Publications, Durban Est. 1964

Centre for Social and Development Studies, Durban Est. 1988

Institute for Arabic and Islamic Research of South Africa Est. 1976

Global Equity Gauge Alliance

World Buddhist Cultural Foundation

Pan African Federation of Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Societies Est. 1983

Federation of Natural Science and Mathematics Education Associations of Southern Africa Est. 1963

Society of Neuroscientists of Africa Est. 1993

Southern African Society for Reproductive Medicine and Gynaecological Endoscopy

StreetNet International

International Children's Palliative Care Network Est. 2005

African Society for Sexual Medicine

View More profiles (20 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Durban

2024 Planning AfricaPlanning Africa

2024 International SymposiumInternational Organization for Science and Technology Education

View More Future Events (2 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Durban

2024 Annual General Meeting – World Halal Council
2023 Symposium – African Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases
2023 World Congress – World Society of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
2023 Conference – African Association of Agricultural Economists
2023 Annual Conference – International Education Association of South Africa
2023 International Conference on Inclusive Cities
2023 Annual Conference – International Cricket Council
2023 Congress – International Network of Research Management Societies
2023 African Regional Apimondia Symposium – International Federation of Beekeepers' Associations
2022 International Conference on Governance and Accountability (ICGA) – International Conference on Governance and Accountability
2022 Biennial Ecohealth Conference – Ecohealth International
2022 World Maritime Conference – International Maritime Organization
2022 Global Conference – TCI Network
2022 Congress – Federation of Infectious Diseases Societies of Southern Africa
2022 Conference – International Group for Equestrian Qualifications
2022 African Women in Leadership Conference (AWLC) – African Women in Leadership Organisation
2022 Annual Conference – International Education Association of South Africa
2022 International Ornithological Congress – International Ornithologists' UnionInternational Ornithological Congress
2022 Biennial Conference – Political Ecology Network
2022 International Flight Inspection Symposium – International Flight Inspection Symposium
2022 Global Conference on Sustained Eradication of Child Labour – International Labour OrganizationInternational Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour and Forced Labour
2021 ICASA : International Conference on HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa – Society on AIDS in Africa
2021 Congress – Federation of Infectious Diseases Societies of Southern Africa
2021 Annual Conference – International Education Association of South Africa
2021 Annual Meeting – Global Research Council

View More Past Events (548 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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