Event Information

Coming to AOW 2024? Here's what you need to know.

AOW 2024 takes place in heart of Cape Town at the Cape Town International Convention Centre 2 (CTICC2). Corner of Heerengracht & Rua Bartholomeu Dias, Foreshore, Cape Town 8001, South Africa.


*Important notice 

We're aware of a number of fake travel sites claiming to operate on behalf of AOW. We have not instructed any travel provider, other than iccommodate and Wide Africa to act on our behalf. Bookings made through other travel sites are done so at your own risk. For any queries, email: https://iccommodate-events.co.za/aow-2023 



Iccommodate is AOWs official and only accommodation partner. They have secured discounted bedrooms at a number of hotels surrounding the event venue.  You can chat using their live booking system or alternatively email the team via [email protected] to take advantage of their rates. 

BOOK TODAY - https://aow.iccommodate.co.za/accommodation


AOW is held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC2) located on the corner of Heerengracht Street & Rua Bartholomeu Dias Plain.   

Venue directions can be found here (https://www.cticc.co.za/maps-directions/)

Car parking:  Please use P1 & P3 parking areas for a daily fee.  Vehicles, taxis and Uber’s will not be able to stop outside CTICC2 and should use the designated lanes for drop off and pick up.   

Cloakroom: This is available on the ground floor.  Luggage will not be accepted and should be left with your hotel concierge.  The organisers will not be held responsible for any items left in the cloakroom and you do so at your own risk. 

Internet: Free Wi-Fi is available with instructions provided on arrival.  


Please email [email protected] to request a visa support letter.  Please include the name of the delegate with their registration number.  Letters will only be issued on receipt of payment. 

We have partnered with Niche Dynamics to assist with any visa applications.  Please email them at [email protected].  
Niche Dynamics can assist you with your visa application for your visa to attend AOW 2023:

  • We will compile your application
  • Ensure your application is compliant
  • Upload on applications online with the Department of Home Affairs
  • Secure your VFS appoinment
  • Follow ups with the Consualtes or Embassies to ensure you get your visa outcome
Please kindly note this service is for your own account. CALL: +27 21 914 0611 / WHATSAPP: +27 84 852 3502
EMAIL: [email protected]


Barcodes will be issued one week before the event if your ticket has been fully paid.  At registration, present the barcode to collect your badge.  Your badge provides access to the event or any permitted networking functions. Without it, entry will be refused. 

Delegate changes or substitutions please email [email protected] 

REGISTER YOUR DELEGATEShttps://africa-oilweek.com/page/registration


Registration opening times at CTICC 2:
Monday 9 October  
12:00 – 16:00 at the CTICC2 
16:00 – 19:00 at the Welcome Reception, Life Grand Café, V&A Waterfront. 

Tuesday 10 October 
07:30 – 17:00 

Wednesday 11 October & Thursday 12 October 
08:00 – 17:00 
Any changes to delegates or substitutions please email [email protected]  


Tuesday 10, Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 October 

08:00 – Exhibitor early access 
08:30 – Event opens 
17:30 – Networking Happy Hour in the Business Lounge 
19:00 – Event closed 
19:00 – 20:00 – Evening networking reception  

Friday 13 October 
12:30 – 16:30 – Farewell Braai 


For payments by credit card please call +44 (0)20 3855 9557.  For payment by wire transfer, please email [email protected] with a copy of the bank transfer/swift to assist our team in allocating payment to your invoice. 

If you require an invoice or a receipt, please contact our finance team via email at [email protected]


Refreshments: Are available all day at the Business Lounge within the exhibition hall and other points across the venue. 

Lunch: This will be served each day in the Lunch Hall on the ground floor between 12:00 – 15:00.  Friday lunch is at the Farewell Braai. 

Networking Happy Hours: This is held between 17:30 – 18:30 each day in the Business Lounge within the exhibition hall 

Dietaries: Other than vegetarian and vegan, please let us know of your specific dietary requirement via email at [email protected] at least 5 working days before the event. 


The Welcome Reception is on Monday 9 October between 16:00 – 19:00 at Life Grand Café, in the V&A Waterfront.  For fast track entrance and to prevent delays please collect your badge from CTICC 2 between 12.00 – 16.00.   

There will be networking events each evening from 19.00 – 22.00.  Details of which will be shared via delegate communication in advance and during the event.  Please note you will need to show your badge to gain access into the receptions.


General queries: For any queries in regards to your exhibition stand, access to the exhibitor portal, exhibitor registration or any other query in relation to your participation please email [email protected]

Access during build: Exhibitors can access the halls on Monday 9 October from 13:00 – 16:00 to dress their stands.  If you need to arrange access any earlier this must be arranged through your contractor and they must provide you with relevant PPE.  Please note access will not be permitted if you have open toed shoes. 

Access during the event: Exhibitors can access the halls from 08:00 on each of the live event days. 

Access during breakdown:  Exhibitors can begin to pack away their stands from 18:30 on Thursday 12 October but not any earlier.  Contractors will not be allowed to access the halls until 08:00 on Friday 13 October.  If you have any specific breakdown requests please email the team at [email protected]


If you are due to speak at the event, unsure of where you need to report to or have questions about your presentation please send your enquiry via email to Ore Onagbesan at [email protected].  


Students are welcome to join the event on Thursday 13 October only.  All student passes need to be verified in advance and can only be collected on the day.  Please note that student passes are not valid for any of the evening networking functions.  

Register for student pass



Accredited members can apply to attend.  If approved, badge collection barcodes are issued one week before the event.  There is a dedicated press lounge, operated by our PR company including places to work, branded interview walls and a video recording booth. 

Register for a press pass



Your delegate badge permits access to the event and any approved networking functions.  No badge means no entry. 

All delegates will pass through airport style security on arrival at CTICC.  This is also a firearm free event. 

Security concerns should be reported to the Venue Operations Centre located on Level 1 

Crime, especially petty theft, can be prevalent in Cape Town.  Delegates are encouraged to remain vigilant at all times and should get taxis across the city especially at night.  South African Police can be contacted in an emergency on 10111.  


MICE Logistics are AOW’s preferred airport transfer provider and can provide all standard and luxury private transfers. Pease contact Kevin Estment for all transfer enquiries and bookings.  Please email at [email protected] or contact via WhatsApp +27 (0) 8256 80758


All Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted by the South African Government.  We ask delegates to respect those who still follow certain measures including mask wearing, not shaking hands and maintaining social distancing.  The organisers will provide hand sanitiser in high traffic areas and high standards of cleanliness at the venue.   


Our partners at Wide Africa offer a wide range of experiences to make the most of your trip to Cape Town. From city activities to a South African safari there are many wonderful places to go. 

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