Tips & Trends

Better equipped to accommodate guests

Gallagher 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. The Estate Ballroom at Gallagher Convention Centre is known for its impressive staircase leading into the venue. This staircase has ... More

Gallagher helps you to “Celebrate, Your way”

We are offering one lucky winner the opportunity to win the event of their design. Gallagher Convention Centre is currently running the first ever “Celebrate, Your way” competition. With this competition, we are showing our appreciation to our valued clients by giving one person the opportunity to win an event for up to ... More

The perfect holiday mix

Compliment every occasion with the perfect drink during the summer holidays. The beverage manager at Gallagher Convention Centre, Kealeboga Morathi, will help you to look like an experienced mixologist with this step-by-step recipe for a Rooibos-peach cocktail. This easy to make beverage is perfect for the summer. The Rooibos-peach punch ... More

The scoop from our chef

It is the season of summer, sun, family and fun. The holidays also mean entertaining as the summer holidays are known for visiting families, year-end dinners and happy occasions with your loved ones. We have the scoop on preparing the perfect treat to impress your guests. The Chef at Gallagher Convention Centre, Chef Gordon Fraser, shares ... More

A trendy table

“The table is a meeting place, a gathering ground, the source of sustenance and nourishment, festivity, safety, and satisfaction. A person cooking is a person giving: Even the simplest food is a gift” - Laurie Colwin Delight your guests with a beautifully set table during the holidays. Gallagher Convention Centre’s professional tip for ... More

Upscale Interior for Gallagher office space

The interior of the office building on the Gallagher Convention Centre property has recently been redesigned to have a more contemporary look. The interior design of an area sets the mood and atmosphere of that specific area, after all, Saul Bass said; “Design is thinking made visible”. With this in mind, a team was assembled to create ... More

Office space, Your way

Conveniently located between Johannesburg and Pretoria, in Midrand, the Gallagher Convention Centre property offers 10360 square meters of lettable office space. The three-story office building, sporting timeless marble cladding on the exterior as well as in the general areas, hosts an eclectic mix of tenants ranging from international ... More

A breakdown of the most common dietary restrictions

Food is usually an indispensable part of any event. Ensuring you take the different dietary requirements that your guests might have into account is not just considerate, it is required when serving food at an event. To make it easier to plan the menu at your next event, ensure that you ask guests if they have any of the most common ... More

Brighten your next event with these creative lighting ideas

Never underestimate the effect good lighting can have on any event. It goes without saying, really: the right lighting ensures you highlight décor elements, performances and tables, all the while ensuring your guests can always find their way around your venue. Before you even start considering some of the lighting options below, you need ... More

The ultimate party planning checklist

Planning an event sounds like loads of fun, until the night before, when you start remembering a ton of things you never ordered or planned for. Whether you are planning a bigger event for 1000 people, or a small get-together for ten, planning is everything. For some extra peace of mind, we’ve compiled an in-depth party-planning ... More