Annual Conference 2023 23–25 October - Cape Town, South Africa

Social Programme


Monday 23 October
from 08:45 to 12:45  (return time is approximate)

Pick up from and return to the Westin Cape Town Hotel
- meet in the hotel lobby

TourDiscover the vibrant heart of South Africa with our captivating Cape Town City Tour.

Immerse yourself in the rich history, breathtaking landscapes, and cultural diversity that define this incredible coastal city.

We will explore iconic landmarks, taking in panoramic views of the city and the sparkling Atlantic Ocean beyond; from the picturesque V&A Waterfront to the historic Castle of Good Hope to learning about the Cape Malay culture as we wind our way through the colourful streets of Bo-Kaap, renowned for its vibrant houses.

From the bustling city streets to the culture and history to the serene beauty of Cape Town’s stunning natural environment, this tour promises to be an unforgettable introduction to the captivating and vibrant city that is Cape Town.

This tour is included for registered Family Members. 

However any delegate can also attend by purchasing a ticket (additional $60​​​​​​) when registering online for the conference.



Monday 23 October
from 19:00 to 21:00

Pick up from and return to the Westin Cape Town Hotel

GrootIFFO has the pleasure of hosting the Welcome Reception at Groot Constantia Wine Estate.

Guests will depart from the hotel by coach for the drive along the scenic coastal route with breathtaking views, to arrive at the estate before sunset.

With a rich history dating back to 1685, Groot Constantina is recognised as one of the oldest wine estates in the country. The estate is nestled at the foot of the picturesque Constantiaberg Mountains, providing a stunning backdrop for its vineyards. The Cape Dutch architecture, which is such an identity of the estate, adds to the charm and historical significance of the property.

Groot Constantia is known for producing exceptional wines that have gained international acclaim.  During the evening you will be able to sample their award-winning wines while learning about the winemaking process.

Please join us for an evening of socialising with friends, and savouring local cuisine and wine, all amidst stunning scenic views at a relaxed and historic location.

This event is open to all delegates and registered family members.



Wednesday 25 October
from 19:30 to 01:00

Gala Dinner

We invite you to join us at the gala dinner for a memorable evening of entertainment and a five-star menu paired with carefully selected wine.

The evening will begin with a pre-dinner drinks reception with background music, before you are seated for dinner accompanied by a show and closing the event with dancing.

This event is open to all delegates and registered family members.

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