WOC21, 10-14 September 2014, Johannesburg,
The 21st World Orchid Conference (WOC21) will take place from 10-14 September 2014 in the vibrant city of Johannesburg, South Africa, at the world class Sandton Convention Centre, which is located in the heart of an upmarket hotel, business and entertainment district.
Cosmopolitan Sandton offers visitors some of the country’s finest local and international hotels, with over 5000 hotel rooms in close proximity to the convention centre, as well as two of the most sophisticated shopping complexes in the country (Nelson Mandela Square and Sandton City Shopping Centre).
Orchids: Gold in the Green Age
The theme for the WOC21 Conference and Show is "Orchids: Gold in the Green Age"
With Johannesburg forming the nucleus of the gold mining industry in the region, the theme pays tribute to this, while drawing inspiration from conservation as the only way forward.