VENUE, TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATION

Joaquim Chissano International Conference Center is located in Maputo, Mozambique. It offers its users the possibility of contemplating the beautiful scenery of the ocean waters off the Maputo Bay. Specifically, the JCICC is located at Av. Marginal near 4441 and in their vicinity; there are hotels and restaurants that specialize in making delicious & diverse meals, clinics, supermarkets, travel agencies, banks, exchange houses, among other facilities.

The JCICC offers a variety of room choices to cater for your needs, including a Grand Plenary Hall with a capacity for 1000 delegates. Within our twelve hectare premises there are also two beautiful, glass walled, banqueting rooms set in the garden creating the perfect atmosphere and scenery for elegant cocktails, dinners and other events. Maputo is the perfect destination for pre/post conference tours and is undoubtedly an established African business capital.

Joaquim Chissano International Conference Center
Av. Marginal near 4441, Maputo

Tel +258 21 486 395

Click here to view the location on Google Maps

To post something to the event, get in touch with our team on +44 207 700 4949 or email us on events@ametrade.org

ACCOMMODATION

Contact us to find out about the rates of our partner hotels.

VISA

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: The following information applies to the citizens and nationals of ALL COUNTRIES. The citizens of Botswana, Malawi, Mauritius, Swaziland, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe do not require an entry visa when travelling to Mozambique for more than 30 days and not for residence or working purposes.

Please refer to the below web page to understand if you need a visa:

https://www.mozambiquehighcommission.org.uk/?id_w=3&id_w1=16, and contact the embassy or high commission in your country for specific visa requirements.

If necessary, the organisers will issue you a Letter of Invitation. Contact events@ametrade.org for more details.

TRAVEL

What funds should I bring with me?

The currency is the Metical (pl. Meticais, pronounced meticash).

Take Rands or US Dollars CASH – Credit cards are accepted at most hotels

Exchange money at banks

Most Businesses quote in South African Rand (ZAR) or US Dollars (US$) and both are widely, but not exclusively, accepted around the country

ATMs are available around Maputo

The official currency is the Mozambican metical  which is tied to the Euro at a fixed exchange rate of 0.014 EURO

What should I bring with me? 

  • A photocopy of your passport – as it is always advisory to carry your ID with you
  • Insurance – you are responsible for arranging your own travel cover
  • Credit card – Visa is accepted at the main hotels
  • Medical Kit – always a good option just in case
  • Malaria tablets and mosquito spray – you are in a malarial zone

What time zone is Mozambique in? 

Central Africa Time (GMT +2)

Health issues:

The recommended vaccinations for the Mozambique are the following:

Hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid, cholera, yellow fever, rabies and tetanus. 

Can I drink tap water?

Do not drink tap water in rural areas. In the built up areas of Mozambique, like Maputo, it is safe to drink the water. If you are unsure, bottled water is available.

What voltage is used? 

Electric Power is 220V – 240V running at 50Hz.

LEAD HOTEL PARTNER

TD Hotels

TD Hotels

Polana Serena Hotel

Polana Serena Hotel

Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Maputo

Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Maputo