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 #154 over a 20 year period,
with 298 meetings since 2001.


Durban is ranked #237 in 2021, with 3 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

International Union of Psychological Science Est. 1951

StreetNet International

African Council of Optometry

Pan-African Thoracic Society Est. 2003

International Council of Reflexologists Est. 1990

International Association on Chemical Thermodynamics Est. 2002

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

International Children's Palliative Care Network Est. 2005

View More profiles (21 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Durban

2024 International SymposiumInternational Organization for Science and Technology Education

2023 ConferenceAfrican Association of Agricultural Economists

2023 CongressInternational Network of Research Management Societies

View More Future Events (3 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Durban

2022 Congress – Federation of Infectious Diseases Societies of Southern Africa
2022 Conference – International Group for Equestrian Qualifications
2022 Annual Conference – International Education Association of South Africa
2022 International Ornithological Congress – International Ornithologists' UnionInternational Ornithological Congress
2022 Biennial International Flight Inspection Symposium – International Committee for Airspace Standards and Calibration
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
2021 Annual Conference – Anatomical Society of Southern Africa
2020 Annual Meeting – Global Research Council
2020 Annual Conference – Anatomical Society of Southern Africa
2020 Biennial International Flight Inspection Symposium – International Committee for Airspace Standards and Calibration
2020 International Conference on the History of Occupational and Environmental Health – International Commission on Occupational Health
2019 Triennial World Congress – World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments
2019 Conference – Global Parliament of Mayors
2019 EDGE Bespoke Seminar – International Association of Professional Congress Organisers
2019 World Conference on Drowning Prevention – International Life Saving Federation
2019 Congress – Pan African Burn Society
2019 General Meeting – International Korfball Federation
2019 Annual Meeting – International Society of Electrochemistry
2019 Congress – Southern African Association for the Conference Industry
2019 Biennial Congress – Entomological Society of Southern Africa
2019 World Assembly – International Fellowship of Evangelical Students
2019 Meeting – Indian Ocean Rim Association

View More Past Events (533 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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