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With professional and personalised services, your events will be perfect down to every detail. From selecting the food & beverage, AV, IT and other services, to assisting with the creation of a theme and decor, our reputation rides on the success of your event.

There is a vast range of events that can be held at the ELICC – from banquets, cocktail functions and conferences, to product launches, public events and weddings.

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The ELICC has over 20 years of banqueting experience. Whether it is an awards night, a dinner dance or an end of conference dinner, we have the facilities to cater to everyone’s needs. The ELICC delivers outstanding client service, a world-class standard of operation and value for money.

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Guests can enjoy a stunning setting with world-class facilities, alongside premium food and beverages. With a reputation for quality hot and cold platters, which feature delicacies from divine seafood dishes, to a variety of South African cuisine, a unique taste promises to compliment your event perfectly. We also provide a large selection of vegetarian options.

Large or small, business or pleasure, our imaginative team will work alongside clients to create the ultimate cocktail party experience.

The ELICC specialises in conference facilities with the capacity and expertise to host a myriad of events. Whether it’s a small local event or an international conference, the Centre offers large flexible spaces and all of the services required to create professional events in a centrally located setting.  The international-standard conference facilities can be shaped to suit any client’s event – The versatile Plenary Hall can seat up to 1800 people but can also be divided into 4 separate venues, with tiered, theatre-style seating and flat flooring.

16 fully-equipped meeting rooms accommodate the breakaway requirements of 10 to 600 delegates. Larger halls are available for exhibitions or for any purpose which might be associated with your conference needs. Main reception is available for convention registration, reception and information services. An expansive set of foyers link the conference, banquet areas and exhibition halls. These foyers are perfect for conference registration, morning and afternoon teas and pre-function entertaining with the main foyer offering exquisite panoramic views of the Indian Ocean.

No project is too big or small; the facilities at the East London International Convention Centre will satisfy your exhibition requirements with ease. The exhibition hall features the following:

  • 1900m² floorspace
  • Capacity for 90 exhibition booths (3 metre x 3 metre)
  • Convenient access to electricity and water services
  • Live load allowance up to 500kg / per m²
  • A drive-in loading area
  • Wide, direct drive-in access for easy delivery and installation

On-site, secure, undercover parking is also available.

The ELICC offers 16 meeting rooms which are suitable for groups from 10 to 600. It offers advanced AV and IT facilities that can be used during meetings to make the experience as comfortable and as easy as possible.

The ELICC has a wide variety of halls and room configurations to suit all launches and budgets, accompanied with full in-house service and excellent catering, the Centre promises to deliver superb services that will satisfy all clients’ needs.

From a year end ball to a Matric farewell, all needs will be satisfied and unforgettable school events can be catered for at the ELICC. It has the space, flexibility and equipment to give clients the formal event they are looking for: multiple dance floor combinations, high-tech lighting, video, music and AV systems, and rooms for small groups up to 1,000+. Security and car parking is provided to ensure the safety of your vehicles.

The ELICC is a spectacular location for this special celebration. The team has over 20 years of experience in planning unforgettable and elegant weddings. Staff members pay particular attention to every detail and ensure that this special day is memorable and stress free.

Sophisticated, romantic, contemporary – whatever your preference, our dedicated team can create the perfect atmosphere for you and your guests.
With an exceptional culinary team, guests can be assured that they will enjoy meals that are fresh and infused with local South African ingredients and flavours that are paired with award winning South African wines.

The ELICC would be delighted to provide you with specific information to assist in your planning of your event. Feel free to fill the enquiry form and a friendly member of the ELICC team will get back to you as soon as possible.

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East London International Convention Centre

Marine Park Complex, 22 Esplanade, Beachfront, East London, Eastern Cape. PO Box 18143, Quigney, 5211

Tel: +27 (0)43 709 5200/5202
Fax: 086 514 4512

GPS Coordinates:
33°01’06.13”S 27°55’07.36”E

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