The Spier Conference Centre's auditorium can seat 430 people. Beautifully decorated public areas are furnished with antiques and contemporary South African art from the Spier Collection. In winter, delegates can relax around fireplaces, and in summer, relax on the cool, shaded terrace.

Contact our Conferencing team for enquiries or reservations on conference(at)spier.co.za or phone +27 (21) 809 1100 ext 2.

Venue Facilities

  • Approx. room dimensions (no stage)
    19.00m x 19.50m
  • Door sizes
    Entrance door: 2.25m W x 2.27m H (lowest point) with arch Entrance passage door: 1.17 m W x 2.3m H Side door leading outside: 1.87m W x 2.4m H
  • Columns
    Column free except for pillars along sides (non-intrusive)
  • Control room
    Built-in on mezzanine - Opposite stage
  • Flooring
    Black-tan small weave pattern carpet
  • Ceiling and height
    Boxed-in across the entrance to accommodate control room above: 3m D x 3m H. In ascending tiers along sidewalls to the middle: floating sections. Side perimeters: 3.7m H for 1m, then 4.8m H for 2.m, then centre sections 5.5m H
  • Lighting installed
    Recessed into ceiling panels, fluorescents at same height. Zone controlled and dimmers.
  • Natural lighting
    Yes
  • Blackout facilities
    Sliding Screens
  • Electricity supply
    2 double power points on walls next to the stage
  • AV
    Control room for productions
  • Climate control
    Air-conditioning
  • Noise intrusion
    None
  • Fire equipment
    Fire Extinguishers, smoke detectors. fire alarm (no sprinkler system)
  • Rigging
    Only one support from ceiling - for light weight structures only. Two points on either side wall on pillars - also for hanging AV equipment
  • Direct access to outside
    Yes
  • Delivery access
    Through the front foyer, side door or emergency exit

Stage

  • Approx. stage dimensions (behind curtain)
    8m W x 7m D
  • Stage height off main floor
    0.5m H with movable step
  • Additional stage sections
    6 x 1.2m x 2.4m sections: to extend the stage, bring forward or create a ramp plus steps
  • Stage curtains
    Cream to match the light natural tone of walls and screens from stage sides - visible. 2nd hang of curtains are black in colour - hidden.