Aug 012013

The Sunnyside Park Hotel in Parktown, Johannesburg combines the elegance and charm of a bygone era with the amenities of the 21st century to provide a hotel that perfectly melds romantic dreams of a time when things were simpler with all the facilities needed to compete in a fast paced world. Originally built in 1895, this Victorian-style Monument Status Hotel has been entirely refurbished and will ensure that your every desire is catered to.


Situated in the leafy, historic suburb of Parktown in Johannesburg, the Sunnyside Park Hotel is located in the buzzing hive of Johannesburg’s exciting range of leisure and businesses venues. Perfectly situated and within easy reach of business, cultural and retail attractions.

Enjoy a sumptuous meal in the beautifully appointed Milner’s Restaurant which boasts a delectable variety of culinary delights and an impressive wine list.

The 130 seater restaurant serves a carvery buffet or a wide selection of à la carte meals for your convenience at dinner and lunch. Enjoy being waited on in our luxurious colonial style dining area.

Relax in the comfort of the Residents Lounge, equipped with wifi facilities and classically styled. Whether you want to work on your laptop, enjoy a delicious cappuccino with a friend or colleague or order a light lunch. The Residents Lounge is the perfect, tranquil setting for such occasions.


With 154 bedrooms and 5 room types to choose from, you will leave the hotel feeling rejuvenated, well rested and totally taken care of. Standard features in all rooms include en-suite bathrooms, hairdryers, direct dialing telephones with wake-up call facilities, colour TVs with selected DStv channels, in room safes, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities.


A myriad of options, with even more optional extras, and a full complement of facilities to choose from, the Sunnyside Park Hotel is able to provide world-class facilities for up to 400 delegates.

With 11 different venues, 4 different package options and a wide range of optional and standard features to choose from, you can rest assured that we are more than equipped to ensure that your event goes smoothly and according to plan. All conference venues are air-conditioned. Seven of these offer natural light.

Standard conference equipment:

1 x Overhead projector
1 x Flipchart
1 x Whiteboard
1 x Screen
1 x TV & VCR.
Notepads, pens, mineral water and sweets
Complimentary parking


Make sure that your important event is a roaring success. The capable staff on hand to ensures that, no matter what your function is, it goes smoothly, leaving only satisfied guests and pleasant memories.

Venue hire is exclusive of catering and tea and coffee refreshment breaks.

The Club Room
La Chouette
Ballroom A
Ballroom B
Prospect Room 1
Prospect Room 2
Jennings Room
Emley Room

All venues come with the following standard equipment:

Projection Screen

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Jun 252013

Discreet. Elegant. Beautiful gardens. Secure Parking. Fine dining. Access to main highways. Tucked away in Johannesburg’s most elegant and oldest suburb, AstroTech Conference Centre is a preferred venue for elegant cocktail parties, elegant weddings, banquets, top-level negotiations, seminars, staff training and leadership coaching.


Situated in Parktown, close to the CBD, major highways, fashionable shopping districts, cultural areas, the airport and leading broadcast organisations with satellite facilities, it has facilities for 300 delegates. AstroTech Conference Centre has state of the art conferencing capacity and wireless facilities. It is a premier centrally located training venue with high-tech skills development conferencing facilities.

The conference centre has seven-in-house training facilities, as well as breakaway rooms, generous gardens and patio and terrace area. The downstairs terrace is suitable for elegant cocktail functions or summer barbecues. All meeting rooms have state-of-the-art equipment, and a generator is in place to safeguard against any power outages.

Tswelopele is a cosy 10-seater boardroom-style venue with a plasma screen. Ideal for an informal meeting training venue or brain-storming sessions.

Fundani is a 20 to 80 seating function room with a ceiling mounted data projector and electric screen. It opens onto a magnificent terrace that runs most of the length of this first floor venue with stunning views.

Jabulani is a 16 to 36 seater elegant boardroom-style venue, with large windows on two sides allowing a large, airy feel with plenty of natural light. Solid blinds are installed should video equipment be used.

Imbizo is the main conference hall with a maximum capacity of 300. The conference hall is fitted with sound proof partitioning allowing the area to form one, two or three separate meeting venues. It can be configured in a variety of seating styles to best suit the nature of your function. All have ceiling mounted data projectors and electric screens

The Simunye lounge just off the bar foyer area and adjacent to the elegant Art Café is a comfortable seating area with its own smaller bar where delegates can relax and talk or simply unwind after a hectic day, or it serves as a cocktail area and meeting space for lunches or breakfasts booked in the Art Café.

The Indaba, an elegant boardroom just off the ground floor lobby area, is a large elegant meeting room that seats 16 to 56 delegates and leads onto the patio area.

The Art Café is the elegant high-class dining room at the AstroTech Conference Centre, simply and tastefully decorated with African themed linen and artworks. Popular for breakfasts and lunch, this luxurious dining area opens to a beautiful terraced patio overlooking gardens and a reflecting pond.

Ikwezi Foyer, the new visitor to the AstroTech Conference Centre is greeted by a lovely seating area. The light filled foyer with high windows, elegant floors and tall cocktail chairs and tables leads onto all conference rooms. It is a popular meeting place for coffee and hosts elegant finger breakfasts and lunches as well as cocktail functions.

Conference Facilities

Elegant conference and management training facilities with laptop connectivity, DSTV, data projectors, video facilities, electric screens and flip charts

Fine dining. Dietary preferences accommodated


Wi-Fi HotSpot

Natural light – environmental sensitivity

Beautiful gardens to dine or relax in

Secure free parking

24 hour security

Business Centre for photocopying, fax, internet & telephone

Bar for after work cocktails

Elegant coffee areas

Patio areas for dining, drinks and relaxation

Conference Equipment

Flip charts and white boards

Data projectors

Electronic screens

Video recording facilities


Wireless connectivity

Video and DVD

Electronic control panels for lighting and audio/visual equipment

DSTV in selected conference rooms

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Jun 062013

EES-SIYAKHA is a leading Training and Consulting firm, with expertise in all fields related to Human Resource Development, Employment Equity, BEE and Transformation. It is close to the Johannesburg, Rosebank and Sandton Central Business Districts, in the historic Parktown. Less than five minutes from the M1 Highway and a convenient distance from OR Tambo International Airport.


The EES-SIYAKHA Conference Centre offers a choice of three upmarket, air-conditioned, well-equipped meeting rooms and a range of competitively priced whole or half day conference packages.

All prices include standard conference equipment and venue hire. The conference packages can be structured to meet your organisational needs, and they cater for all specific dietary requirements. Complimentary notepads, pens and mints are provided. They have a separate lunch and tea room where one can relax and talk to fellow delegates.

EES-SIYAKHA is within easy reach of Johannesburg’s many entertainment, sporting and historical destinations. Johannesburg Zoo and Zoo Lake are close by, with a wide variety of restaurants in the character-filled suburbs of Greenside, Melville, Parkview and Parkhurst. The conference centre is also only a short drive from Johannesburg’s well known shopping malls.

It provides the perfect setting for seminars, workshops, smaller conferences, as well as client briefings, board meetings, power breakfasts and more intimate brain-storming or team building sessions.

Standard Conference equipment included in the package includes:

  • Markers and Erasers
  • Large White Screen
  • Digitial Surround Sound System
  • Flips Charts and White Boards with Pens
  • CD and DVD Players
  • Power Points
  • Floor Pedestal

Equipment available on Request:

  • Television and Video
  • Overhead Projector

Specialised equipment can be hired at reasonable prices.


The boardroom can accommodate 16 delegates, and the other two rooms can be set up in these layouts to suit your requirements:

U-Shape Classroom Cinema
Karee 26 30 60
Kooboo 24 26 45
Kuni 16   (Boardroom)


Conference Packages

Full day Packages

Combo platter package includes:
Arrival tea and coffee
Midmorning tea, coffee and pastries
Midafternoon tea, coffee and biscuits

Light meal package includes:
Arrival tea, coffee and muffins
Midmorning tea, coffee and pastries
Light meal options with dessert
Midafternoon tea, coffee and biscuits

Normal meal package includes:
Arrival tea, coffee and muffins
Midmorning tea, coffee and pastries
Lunch with dessert
Midafternoon tea, coffee and biscuits

Half Day Package

Package includes:
Arrival tea, coffee and muffins
Midmorning tea, coffee and pastries
Full lunch with dessert

Half Day Package without lunch

Package  includes:
Arrival tea, coffee and muffins
Midmorning tea, coffee and pastries

Breakfast Package

Package includes:
Hot breakfast items, pastries, tea and coffee

Cocktail Package

Package includes:
A selection of hot and cold snacks served on platters

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