Rotary District Conference

Nelson Mandela Bay - the Bottlenose Dolphin capital of the World - is getting ready to welcome Rotarians from around the country to the 2019 Rotary District Conference.

Nelson Mandela Bay (Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage, Despatch and Colchester) has got everything a visitor expects to find on a South African holiday. We are the only city that boasts the Big 7 (Elephant, Buffalo, Rhino, Lion, Leopard, Humpback Whale and Great White Shark). Port Elizabeth (The Friendly City) is known for its over 40Km coast that boast a multitude of Blue Flag Beaches and hours of sunshine to enjoy them in. After a fun day out enjoy the fun and entertainment of the Nelson Mandela Bay nightlife. 

2019 CONFERENCE FEE - R1,500

Early Bird Special at R1,000 is available till 31st January 2019.

Late registration from 1 May - R1,800

REGISTATION CLOSES 6th MAY - Refunds unfortunately NOT possible.

Your Conference Fee includes the following;
Thursday evening Welcome Cocktail Function;
Friday morning tea / lunch / afternoon tea and Dinner;
Saturday morning tea/lunch

Optional Extra: Saturday Conference dinner at just R200



"It is our pleasure to welcome you all to our very special city.
We are so proud of our rich heritage and glorious coastline and are excited that we are able to share this with you during the weekend.

We are sure that this conference will be a time for making new friends and special memories and we hope that you will leave feeling inspired and full of enthusiasm for your continued Rotary Journey.

We promise you an excellent line up of speakers and a weekend of pleasant experiences.

Take some time to explore our city - we have structured the conference to make sure that you get some free time to do just that.
We can boast being the Mohair Capital of the world alongside the title of Bottlenose Dolphin Capital of the world !
Please don't forget our majestic Addo Elephants who have captured many hearts at the Addo Elephant Park- well worth a visit and only 40 minutes away.

Many legends of our South African History started their journey in this part of South Africa - Nelson Mandela, Ray Mhlaba, Govan Mbeki to name a few- and, to immerse yourself in this history :the Route 67 Art Walk is a must.

We are known as the friendly city worldwide and you won't be disappointed.

Thank you for being part of this part of Rotary History and for making this a conference of inspiration."

For those who will be travelling to Conference on the 8th May, Special vote applications are now open.

Follow the link below to register for this option. 

You will then be able to cast your vote on the 6th or 7th May 2019.    




16:00 Registration opens

18:00 Welcome Cocktails 


FRIDAY 10th May 2019

08:00 Registration Opens

09:00 - 12:30  Conference

12:30 - 13:30  Lunch Break

13:30 - 16:00  Conference

19:00 Evening Entertainment


SATURDAY 11th May 2019

08:00 Registration Opens

09:00 - 13:00  Conference

13:00  Conference ENDS

19:00  Conference Dinner - Port of Port Elizabeth ( People's Port)


We have secured some of the best speakers around and can't wait to see the impact this will have - see who's already confirmed (CLICK HERE).