Programme of events 

You will leave ILTM Africa with more contacts, more opportunities, and more insights than you can imagine. But while appointments will always be the heart of our show, ILTM Africa is also all about making those lasting memories. 

ILTM Africa events are so much more than matchmaking. Special bonds and memories are made as the unforgettable events promise to excite. Start the week with an idea and end it with a celebration!

Venue: The Mirage

Date: Saturday, 06 April 2024

Time: 18:00 - 21:30

ILTMA Hosted Buyer Welcome Evening Function

Set Sail! The Hosted Buyer Welcome on open waters I Hosted by The Mirage, Powered by Shimansky

What could be more luxurious than setting sail on a private yacht? Ahead of three jam-packed days of meetings and events, Hosted Buyers are invited aboard the Mirage for an evening of fine dining, entertainment and the most spectacular views of Cape Town from the water.

Before raising the sails, Buyers will experience Shimansky’s Cape Town Diamond Museum in the V&A Clock Tower which pays tribute to the world’s most precious gem, the diamond.

Together with Shimansky, the Mirage promises a yacht adventure like no other where Buyers from around the globe can connect and create #MomentsThatMatter.

A Spin Around the City

Vintage Side Car Experience I Hosted by Cape Side Cars

Why take a car when you can experience a trip on a chauffeured vintage motorbike with sidecar?

This year Buyers will experience a ride like no other with their very own sidecar driver! Get ready to put those leathers and googles on and arrive for your first day of meetings at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens in style! 

Venue: Southern Suburbs, Constantia

Date: Sunday, 07 April 2024

Time: 07:00 - 08:00

Natural Contemporary Lunch Experience

Lunch in Beau-Constantia's Glass-encased Restaurant I Powered By Beau Constantia, Chefs Warehouse & Steadfast

A natural yet contemporary glass-encased location on the literal crown of the green Constantia Valley, with jaw-dropping views of terraced vineyards and the DNA of wine culture.

Whilst ILTM attendees absorb the panoramic views over the Cape Winelands and False Bay, they'll be spoilt to top class wines and gorgeous food.

This stunning venue is wrapped in natural luxury, showcasing the magnificent spaces and tastes that Africa has to offer.

Venue: Beau-Constantia Chef's Warehouse Terrace

Date: Sunday, 07 April 2024

Time: 12:00 - 13:45

Lunch with Old-World Charm & ATW's Trend Report Launch

Lunch at South Africa's first established wine farm I Powered by Simon's Groot Constantia

ILTM Africa attendees are in for a treat as Simon's Restaurant invites them to marvel in old-world charm and dine in sophistication. This venue will also be host to a TED-talk-style launch of Africa Travel Week's Trend report. 

With scenic views of rolling vineyards, and warm lounges draped in eclectic chic, this beautiful restaurant is located on the more than 300-year-old wine estate, Groot Constantia. 

Venue: Simon's Restaurant, Groot Constantia

Date: Monday, 08 April 2024

Time: 12:40 - 14:00

Official Party

A night of art and celebration I Hosted by The Norval Foundation, Powered by Shimansky

This year we’ve partnered with Shimansky and The Norval Foundation for the annual ILTM Africa party.

All ILTM Africa attendees will be treated to a night like no other at the Norval Foundation. Located in the Steenberg area of Cape Town, adjacent to Table Mountain National Park, the Norval Foundation’s unique setting is intrinsic to its character. This impressive gallery shines a spotlight on twentieth and twenty-first century visual art from Africa and its diasporas.

Celebrate and raise your glasses - this is a function not to be missed!

Venue: The Norval Foundation

Date: Monday, 08 April 2024

Time: 18:30 - 22:00

Picnic in one of the great botanical gardens of the world 

Powered by The Diamond Works

What better way to break the final day of curated meetings than with a lunch experience in the grandeur setting of Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens.  

Enjoy your very own picnic basket at the foot of one of the 7 wonders of nature in the world, Table Mountain. The exclusive picnic will be set in a private space in the gardens and is hosted by The Diamond Works who specialise in the highest quality diamonds and tanzanites in Southern Africa.

Venue: Moyo Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens, Sculpture Gardens

Date: Tuesday, 09 April 2024

Time: 12:40 - 13:55

Official Hosted Buyer Closing Function

A send-off in style with Steefberg I Hosted By Steenberg Farm Hotel 

End off three phenomenal days of meetings and connection at the Cape's first farm established in 1682. 

Here the legendary elegance and traditions of the 17th century blend harmoniously with the most refined comforts and conveniences of our modern age. Buyers will be treated to world-class wine and food in what can only be described as a breathtaking setting!

Venue: Tryn Restaurant, Steenberg Farm Hotel

Date: Tuesday, 09 April 2024

Time: 17:00 - 19:00