The Academia Conference Venue in Cape Town

The Academia

Conference Venue at 409 Imam Haron Road, Lansdowne, 7780, Southern Suburbs, Western Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

About The Academia

Inspirational, convenient and professional, The Academia is a multi-purpose conference and event venue in Cape Town. Stimulate creativity, think freely, stumble upon your next big idea and spark innovation – when you make us your venue of choice, the possibilities are endless.


An ideal option for conferences, lectures, presentations, stage events and awards ceremonies, the Academia Theatre is a purpose-built auditorium that comfortably seats up to 250 people.

The Seminar Room is a 40-seater venue. The setup is ideal for educational events, seminars, smaller presentations, training, screenings and workshops.

The 14-seater Executive Boardroom is the epitome of luxury business convenience, with custom-designed furniture, an en-suite bathroom and full audiovisual integration.

Audio Visual

The Academia is proud to have Park Media as our in-house audiovisual provider of all event technical support and services.

Their skilled staff can handle everything from HD video and presentations, microphone management, event recording services, multi-way video conferencing, live streaming and more.


Situated on the top floor of The Academia is Alhambra Restaurant, offering a classy and tasty dining experience.

As the in-house caterer for all events that take place at The Academia, Alhambra offers a full catering service menu that can be tailored to accommodate any culinary and dietary requirements.

The restaurant is strictly Halaal.

Concierge and Hospitality Services

Our promise to you is to simplify the hosting of all types of events in a relaxed and professional environment. Some of the special touches we can deliver on include:

• Concierge
• Business services
• Audiovisual and IT support
• Event planning and co-ordination
• Catering and menu consultations

The Academia. Your next event, simplified.

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  • Air-conditioning
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Business services
  • Catering (in-house)
  • Co-ordinator (in-house)
  • Disabled equipped
  • Parking
  • Podium
  • Stage
  • Standard conf. equipment
  • Team building facilities
  • Wheelchair friendly

Food & Drink

  • Restaurant / dining room


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available

Price Range
Available on request

Contact: Events Team

Tel: +27 (0)21 007-1965
Mobile: +27 (0)71 339-7870

Physical Address:
The Academia, 409 Imam Haron Road, Lansdowne, 7780, Southern Suburbs, Western Cape, South Africa

Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -33.986847
Longitude: 18.498417

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 15.9km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Listed on
July 2015 - 2 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

We had our first Conference for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalys-South Africa at venue.Our people with wheelchairs had easy access all over the...

Rozanne Bihl, Cape Town Travellers' Rating


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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

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