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Gallagher Convention Centre drive-through liquor storeGallagher Convention Centre is now conveniently offering a drive-through liquor store at retail prices. 3 Jun 2020 Read more

Choose Gallagher Convention Centre to host your year-end or conferenceWhen organising an event, choosing a venue is one of the most important decisions to make. 18 Oct 2019 Read more

Executive Chef Gordon's catering is a cut aboveGallagher Convention Centre is a five-star multi-purpose event venue known for excellence-driven service delivery. At Gallagher we pride ourselves on our experienced team. Our management team boasts with more than 380+ years industry experience. We promote our versatility, flexibility and culinary offering. At Gallagher they strive to offer you "Your event, Your way". 15 Oct 2019 Read more

Have a look at our Quick Café food conceptThe event industry is filled with ever-changing trends. Gallagher Convention Centre continuously works towards keeping ahead of the hype in terms of our offering to our clients whilst ensuring the practical applicability thereof. 11 Oct 2019 Read more

We celebrate an accomplished team-memberWe are very excited to share in the celebration of another team member who has been honoured by an industry recognition award. 4 Sep 2019 Read more

Making a positive contribution to our community"There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about." - Margaret J. Wheatley 3 Sep 2019 Read more

Benefit from our special year-end offersGallagher Convention Centre is offering unbeatable specials for a variety of year-end event options. You can save while having an unforgettable experience and enjoying unmatched service. 18 Jul 2019 Read more

Reinvesting to ensure client convenienceAt Gallagher Convention Centre, we are committed to reinvesting in our property and facilities to continue to offer our clients a premium product. 17 Jul 2019 Read more

Gallagher gives back on Nelson Mandela DayGallagher Convention Centre is proud to be one of the venue sponsors for the FoodForward food packing event on 18 July 2019. 15 Jul 2019 Read more

Register on the Gallagher PCO NetworkIf you are a professional conference organiser, we invite you to register and become part of the Gallagher Convention Centre PCO network. 18 Jun 2019 Read more

Gallagher Convention Centre ShowcaseThe Gallagher Convention Centre Showcase dinner took place on Thursday, 23 May 2019. 10 Jun 2019 Read more

Welcome winter with our special DDPEmbrace winter conferencing with our specially designed "welcome winter" DDP package. 3 Jun 2019 Read more

GCCC a culinary marvelGallagher Convention Centre Catering (GCCC) is the preferred on-site supplier to Gallagher Convention Centre for all the venue's culinary requirements. 8 Feb 2019 Read more

Thank you for voting us the Best Venue of 2018Gallagher Convention Centre is honoured to have won the AAXO award for the Best Venue of 2018. 8 Feb 2019 Read more

#HassleFree special offerGallagher Convention Centre has put together a special year-end offering aimed in particular at the businesses in the Midrand area. 2 Nov 2018 Read more

Stop and stare at the main gateThe flagship entrance at Gallagher Convention Centre has undergone an impressive transformation. 26 Sep 2018 Read more

Gallagher has a new Chief Executive OfficerEffective from the first of September 2018 Gallagher Convention Centre, situated in Midrand Gauteng, has a new Chief Executive Officer. 25 Sep 2018 Read more

Sizzling braai packagesOn 24 September 2018 South Africans celebrate their colourful heritage by lighting the braai fires for Braai Day. 21 Sep 2018 Read more

Gallagher celebrates industry awardsOn 23 August 2018 Gallagher Convention Centre celebrated the achievements of the Top 40 Women in MICE award winners by sponsoring the gifts for the 40 winners as well as gifts for the 140 guests in attendance. 31 Aug 2018 Read more

Gallagher at EON Business ShowcaseGallagher Convention Centre will be participating in the 12th annual EON Gauteng Business Showcase on Thursday, 6 September 2018. 30 Aug 2018 Read more

Gallagher lends a handGallagher Convention Centre has a long-standing relationship with the New Jerusalem Children's Home, located in President Park, Midrand. 29 Aug 2018 Read more

Don't miss out on our specialsGallagher Convention Centre brings you specials tailored to suit your budget. 13 Jul 2018 Read more

Register to be part of the GCC PCO databaseGallagher Convention Centre invites all Professional Conference Organisers (PCO's) to become part of the Gallagher Convention Centre PCO database. 12 Jul 2018 Read more

Gallagher is paying it ForwardGallagher Convention Centre will be hosting FoodForward SA for their Mandela Day initiative on 18 July 2018. 11 Jul 2018 Read more

The main gate is getting a makeoverThe flagship entrance at Gallagher Convention Centre is getting a facelift. 13 Jun 2018 Read more

Special offers to suit your budgetGallagher Convention Centre is offering special conference packages to warm our clients and their budgets this winter. Our special promotional packages are designed for training groups, full day conferences and half day conferences. 12 Jun 2018 Read more

Better equipped to accommodate guestsGallagher Convention Centre installed a state of the art mobility solution to better accommodate, and enhance the experience, for visitors to the property who have additional requirements. 27 Feb 2018 Read more

Exhibit at GallagherGallagher Convention Centre is home to some of South Africa's biggest and most attended exhibitions. 8 Feb 2018 Read more

Pre-qualified suppliers streamline service deliveryAt Gallagher Convention Centre we pride ourselves on our network of pre-qualified suppliers, vetted and selected to guarantee superior service delivery to our event organisers. 8 Feb 2018 Read more

Thank you for inspiring usGallagher Convention Centre would like to extend a heartfelt "Thank you" to the organising members of AAXO (The Association of African Exhibition Organisers), for choosing us as the Best Venue of 2017. 8 Feb 2018 Read more

Butler serviced boardroomsGallagher Convention Centre strives to offer a premium service to ensure the comfort of our clients and guests. 17 Nov 2017 Read more

Gallagher favourite againThe Exhibition Association of Southern Africa recently hosted their annual awards ceremony, held at Emperor's Palace in the East of Johannesburg. 24 Nov 2010 Read more

Following a decision by the management of Gallagher Convention Centre, the 'All Things Bike' (ATB) exhibition and event, which was planned for 18 to 20 February 2011, has been put on ice until further notice. 22 Nov 2010 Read more

Electric Mansion rocks the halls of GallagherElectric Mansion is the biggest one night Dance Party in the world, featuring top international DJ's. This event was recently held at Gallagher Convention Centre and received fantastic feedback from attendees. 16 Nov 2010 Read more

The third Johannesburg Sexpo was recently held at Gallagher Convention Centre, coined as the 'sexiest exhibition on earth'. The exhibition was launched in South Africa in 2007, after having great success around the world. 28 Oct 2010 Read more

The 3rd Access to Healthcare in Africa Conference was recently held at Gallagher Convention Centre. This conference brought together leaders from around the continent in the fight against HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria. 14 Oct 2010 Read more

Beauty on displayThe annual Professional Beauty and Professional Hair Show was recently held at Gallagher Convention Centre, showcasing the latest trends, new products and services to professionals in the beauty and wellness industries. 8 Oct 2010 Read more

For the past seventeen years, Decorex SA has aimed to bring the décor community of South Africa the latest in international and local décor trends and new viewpoints on living spaces. Gallagher Convention Centre recently hosted Decorex Joburg 2010, which was a 'Breath of Fresh Air' for decorating enthusiasts across Gauteng, as the show was aptly themed. 3 Sep 2010 Read more

One of the most critical areas by which a venue is judged, is its functionality and condition of the infrastructure. Event and exhibition organisers seek value and unsurpassed comfort when deciding on a venue. They want an environment for their visitors and guests that is modern and well maintained with everything in good working order, from technology to the furnishings. 19 Aug 2010 Read more

The proof of the pudding is in the eatingAfter fourteen years of preparing and serving food fit for kings, wear and tear has taken its toll on Gallagher Convention Centre's kitchen infrastructure. Major investments were made to facilitate Executive Chef Gordon Fraser and his 23 member staff, to improve the efficiency of the kitchen and introduce a seamless delivery of food to thousands of visitors every year. 10 Aug 2010 Read more

South Africa has one of the highest crime rates in the world, falling under the top five countries for violent crimes, according to the United Nations. Most of these crimes occur while victims are enjoying leisure activities, as they are not as alert as usual. This is why it is imperative for exhibition and events venues to prioritise safety and security, not only for visitors, but also for organisers and staff. 5 Aug 2010 Read more

Following extensive research to add value to the many out of town visitors to the premises of Gallagher Convention Centre for exhibitions, events and conferences, the venue entered into an arrangement with Midrand Central Reservations (MCR) to supply accommodation solutions and associated benefits. 25 Jun 2010 Read more

The 'cousin' is visiting GallagherBarry Hilton is one of South Africa's favourite comedians and will be tickling the visitors' laughing bones at three comedy shows to be hosted by Gallagher Convention Centre during June. 18 Jun 2010 Read more

Gallagher appoints new CEOAdolf Venter has been appointed as the new Chief Executive for Gallagher Convention Centre. He has been serving as the Acting Chief Executive since December 2009. 26 Apr 2010 Read more

The management of Gallagher Convention Centre believes in achieving success through knowledge empowerment of the employees. As a consequence, the company constantly invests in staff training and development programmes. 16 Apr 2010 Read more

Public relations glamour at GallagherThe annual PRISA PRISM Awards ceremony was held at Gallagher Convention Centre on 31 March 2010 to reward outstanding communicators in the public relations arena. The theme of the awards, which is now in its 14th year, was ‘Public Relations - the energy behind the brand'. 8 Apr 2010 Read more

The debut of the African Construction Summit will be held at Gallagher Convention Centre, 26 and 27 May 2010. The Summit is the initiative of the Construction Industry Development Board (cidb) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and will address contemporary issues facing the African and international construction industry. 8 Apr 2010 Read more

Gallagher Convention Centre will be implementing upgrades to their facilities during the coming months. These improvements will expand the capacity of the convention centre and further advance convenience for clients and visitors. 29 Mar 2010 Read more

Gallagher announces new businessGallagher Convention Centre proves to maintain its popularity as a venue of choice for many sectors of commerce and industry. During February the Beeld newspaper's branded Holiday Destination Show and the Aviation Industry Rendezvous (AIR) Africa will be hosted at Gallagher. 9 Feb 2010 Read more

Youth icon brings joy to children's homeAfter the staging of the Ben 10 event at Gallagher Convention Centre in June 2009, merchandise that was not sold to the public was stored until December and donated to the New Jerusalem Children's Home, bringing joy to many of the children during the festive season. 22 Jan 2010 Read more

Gallagher is a name that has been tantamount with Midrand since the start of the twentieth century. The Gallagher Convention Centre as we know it now, started as an estate for the Gallagher family. Most of the landscape features on the estate today are still the originals picked out by Mr Gallagher. After its launch as a convention centre in 1995, it has been home to many events of distinction. 20 Jan 2010 Read more

The common domestic cat, also known as the housecat or felis catus, is not an unfamiliar sight to most people. This is especially true for the staff at the Gallagher Convention Centre. Cats can be seen prowling around in the gardens surrounding the buildings on an almost daily basis, stalking their oblivious prey. Most of these cats, especially the older ones, are wild and hunt for birds, mice and other small prey. 20 Jan 2010 Read more

Gallagher attracts over half a millionDuring 2009 Gallagher Convention Centre recorded over half a million visitors who attended a myriad of events of all shapes and sizes, from small executive meetings in boardrooms to prestigious events and exhibitions which drew audiences in droves. 13 Jan 2010 Read more

Gallagher Convention Centre has received a ‘Top Women in Business and Government' award for their excellence in promoting gender empowerment.
‘Top Women in Business and Government' recognises the importance of gender empowerment and the role it plays in developing and transforming South Africa. The award clearly demonstrates Gallagher's commitment to economic transformation and gender equality. With a strong executive management team, led by the dynamic Karen Slabbert during 2009, it came as no surprise that they were successfully nominated for this award.
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Recognition for Gallagher at the EXSA 2009 AwardsIn November the Exhibition and Event Association of South Africa (EXSA) held their annual awards ceremony at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand. Industry role-players and key decision-makers attended the ceremony. Gallagher Convention Centre walked away with two of the most popular awards. 3 Dec 2009 Read more