Venue & Hotels

The first Africa Global Payment Summit took place in Johannesburg, South Africa, the major economic and cultural hub in Africa, and a vibrant hub for arts and leisure.

With an abundance of accommodation types, cultural interests, heritage steeped in South Africa history and lifestyle, Joburg has also been recognised with various accolades attributing to its first-rate tourism industry, including TripAdvisor’s top ten list in the Travellers’ Choice Awards for Best Destinations in Africa [2018] based on millions of reviews and opinions from travellers around the world.


The Africa GPS 2019 took place at the Hilton Sandton, situated in the heart of the business district of Sandton, north of Johannesburg. The hotel offers modern accommodations with city or garden views and spacious suites with separate living, dining and work areas and exclusive access to the Executive Lounge. Othe hotel facilities include a pool, tennis court and international dining options.

The hotel is located within easy access to the Gautrain, Stock Exchange, Global Banking Institutions and Nelson Mandela Square. It takes approximately 35 minutes from OR Tambo Int’l Airport and complimentary transfers are offered from the Sandton Gautrain Station and a complimentary Shuttle Service to and from Nelson Mandela Square.


Hilton Sandton Hotel
138 Rivonia Rd,
Sandton 2196,
South Africa



You can obtain information on visa requirements from the South African Department of Home Affairs:



Recommendations and information on how to book are available through the Joburg Tourism site:

Johannesburg Tourism
+27 11 883 3525