24 – 26 OCTOBER 2018



VENUE: Forever Hotel @ Badplaas, Mpumalanga


 Award winning Forever Resort Badplaas is situated at the foot of the majestic Hlumuhlumu Mountain Range, in Sunny Mpumalanga Province 283km east of Johannesburg. Badplaas (hot mineral springs), a Forever Resort, is set in the Emanzana Nature Reserve in Mpumalanga near eManzana and Carolina.

Forever Badplaas offers an extensive range of activities: like a water park, Hydro & Spa and Eco Adventures.

One can explore the 1 500-hectare Emanzana Nature Reserve accompanied by one their rangers with a game drive, walks, horseback rides, sundowners or a bush braai. The reserve is also a bird-watchers paradise with ±300 species of birds and the game reserve is habitat to white rhino and a variety of antelope.

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Included in the conference fee:

  • The welcoming function on the Wednesday night.
  • The lunch on the Thursday and Friday.
  • The daily midmorning and afternoon tea / coffee and snacks.
  • The team building session and dinner on the Thursday night.

For the own account of delegates:

  • Accommodation and breakfast.
  • Bar services available during the conference.
  • Travel arrangements.
  • Spouses accompanying delegates - arrangements can be made at an extra cost.


For bookings or more information on accommodation please contact Mara van Heerden,

Tel: 017 844 8110,
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Tariffs (bed and breakfast) are single (one person) R1 200.00 and R 1 100 for 2-sharing PPPN. Please remember to mention that you are attending the SAIMAS Conference to qualify for the special rates. The reserved SAIMAS accommodation (until end September 2018) is on a strictly first come first serve basis.

Delegates preferring self-catering accommodation can also book with Mara van Heerden Various options available.

Book early to avoid disappointment!!!!