The Olive Convention Centre is located in South Africa’s east coast city of Durban, within 25km of the King Shaka International Airport and within walking distance of some of the major hotels on the Durban Beachfront. The Centre’s location is ideal for business and leisure trips. Boasting an array of multi – purpose halls, a host of breakaway rooms and boardrooms, combined, with some of the most technologically advanced facilities. The Olive Convention Centre ‘s versatility, flexibility and professionalism is what has led it to its immense success and earned the Centre an enviable reputation.


The venue firmly believes in its slogan, “Gathering with Purpose”, and as such strives to support its clients in creating an effortless and positive event outcome.

The Venue

  • Flexible and adaptable venues
  • Close proximity to Durban’s International Airport
  • A range of over 15000 hotel rooms in close proximity
  • Located within Durban’s “Golden Mile” beach with all year-round beautiful weather
  • Close proximity to Durban’s Tourism Hub
  • Member of SA Tourism Grading Council
  • Health and Safety Compliant
  • On site secure parking
  • Quick and efficient response time

Our Uniqueness

  • 1800sm Arena for large exhibitions, conferences, and indoor sports events
  • Permanent standby generator
  • Short lead times – planning and execution within days due to plug and play facility options
  • Negotiable prices, discounts and value
  • Host to all market segments (Government, Corporates, Sports, Political Parties, Trade Unions, International Organisations, NPO’s, Private)

One Stop Shop

  • High speed internet connectivity (Wi-Fi)
  • Audio Visual and Lighting
  • Food and beverage
  • Stakeholder networks with Hotels & Transport
  • Professional event risk management (Health & Safety)

What clients say about us