2017 IPPS Southern Africa 20th Annual Conference

1 March 2017 - 4 March 2017

We’ll be visiting the beautiful Tzaneen area!

Come and join the 2017 annual conference & educational tour to Tzaneen from Wednesday 1 March – Saturday 4 March 2017.

Click here to download the itinerary 

Travel by bus
The tour will start at Pico Gro in Midrand at 11:30 on Wednesday morning and will end there again on Saturday afternoon at 16:00. Part one of the tour will end on Friday at 12:00 with a bus taking those preferring to be home on Friday evening back to Midrand.

Flying in early Wednesday morning?
Please fly to OR Tambo and take the Gautrain to Midrand. The IPPS bus will depart 11h00 from the Gautrain Midrand station for PicoGro. 

Where can I leave my car?
You can park your car, for your own expense, at the Midrand Gautrain Station or for free but at your own risk, at Pico Gro.

Nursery visits
This conference tour promises to be a wonderful opportunity to see some of the best nurseries of the Tzaneen area. On Thursday we’ll visit Colorweis Premier Growers and Du Roi Citrus Nursery. Friday we’ll be going to Amorentia Nursery and Allesbeste Kwekery. Saturday morning you’ll have the opportunity to brows around at Tzaneen Garden Centre.

Speaker sessions
7 experts will share their knowledge and experience on Sustainable Nursery Practices on the Thursday and Friday morning conference sessions.

Prof Bob Geneve from the University of Kentucky in the USA will be our guest speaker from abroad. Bob is an active IPPS member of the Eastern Region of North America. We are so excited that Bob will be joining our conference tour and is willing to share his vast horticultural knowledge with us.

The contributions of the following great speakers will certainly ensure that the conference program will be a worthwhile learning experience with lots of relevant information:

A big thank you to: Prof Charlie Reinhardt, Herbert Stolker, Erika Oberholzer, Brian van Rensburg and Yolandi le Roux. We appreciate you participating in our conference.

Online booking open now!

Wish to book off-line:  click here to download the registration form



EVENT PACKAGES AVAILABLE

Option 1: Full conference, single accommodation, travel by bus

DATES: 1 - 4 March 2017

Full conference from Wed 1 March to Sat 4 March. 3 nights single accommodation at Tzaneen Country Lodge. All meals included. Travel by bus. Bus departs Wed morning 11:00 from Pico Greens and will be back at Pico Greens on Sat afternoon, 16:00

Non-Member Price Per Person (single): R 6095.00
IPPS Members Price Per Person (single): R 4950.00
Non-Member Students Price Per Person (single): R 6095.00
IPPS Student Member Price Per Person (single): R 4950.00


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Option 2: Full conference, sharing accommodation, travel by bus

DATES: 1 - 4 March 2017

Full conference from Wed 1 March to Sat 4 March. 3 nights sharing accommodation at Tzaneen Country Lodge. All meals included. Travel by bus. Bus departs Wed morning 11:00 from Pico Greens and will be back at Pico Greens on Sat afternoon, 16:00

Non-Member Price Per Person sharing: R 5595.00
IPPS Members Price Per Person sharing: R 4450.00
Non-Member Students Price Per Person sharing: R 4450.00
IPPS Student Member Price Per Person sharing: R 4450.00
IPPS Members Spouse/Partner: R 4450.00
Non-Member Spouse/Partner: R 5595.00


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Option 3: Full conference, no accommodation, travel by bus

DATES: 1 - 4 March 2017

Full conference from Wed 1 March to Sat 4 March at Tzaneen Country Lodge. No accommodation.  All meals included. Travel by bus. Bus departs Wed morning 11:00 from Pico Greens and will be back at Pico Greens on Sat afternoon, 16:00

Non-Member Price Per Person (single): R 4345.00
IPPS Members Price Per Person (single): R 3200.00


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Option 4: Full conference, self drive, single accommodation

DATES: 1 - 4 March 2017

Full conference from Wed 1 March to Sat 4 March. 3 nights single accommodation at Tzaneen Country Lodge. All meals included. Own travel arrangements.

Non-Member Price Per Person (single): R 5345.00
IPPS Members Price Per Person (single): R 4200.00


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Option 5: Full conference, self drive, sharing accommodation

DATES: 1 - 4 March 2017

Full conference from Wed 1 March to Sat 4 March. 3 nights sharing accommodation at Tzaneen Country Lodge. All meals included. Own travel arrangements.

Non-Member Price Per Person sharing: R 4945.00
IPPS Members Price Per Person sharing: R 3800.00


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Option 6: Conference, return Friday 12:00, single accom, bus

DATES: 1 - 3 March 2017

Conference from Wednesday to Friday 12:00, 2 nights single accommodation. All meals included. Travel by bus. Bus departs Wed morning 11:00 from Pico Greens and will be back at Pico Greens on Friday afternoon, 16:00.

Non-Member Price Per Person (single): R 5645.00
IPPS Members Price Per Person (single): R 4500.00


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Option 7: Conference, return Friday 12:00, sharing accom, bus

DATES: 1 - 3 March 2017

Conference from Wednesday to Friday 12:00, 2 nights sharing accommodation. All meals included. Travel by bus. Bus departs Wed morning 11:00 from Pico Greens and will be back at Pico Greens on Friday afternoon, 16:00.

Non-Member Price Per Person sharing: R 5245.00
IPPS Members Price Per Person sharing: R 4100.00


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Option 8: Thursday only, conference & nursery visits

DATES: 2 March 2017

Day rate for Thursday only, conference & nursery visits. No accommodation. Lunch included. Gala dinner excluded.

Non-Member Price Per Person (single): R 1875.00
IPPS Members Price Per Person (single): R 1300.00


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Option 9: Friday only, conference and nursery visits

DATES: 3 March 2017

Friday day rate, conference and nursery visits. Self drive.

Non-Member Price Per Person (single): R 1875.00
IPPS Members Price Per Person (single): R 1300.00
Non-Member Students Price Per Person (single): R 1875.00
IPPS Student Member Price Per Person (single): R 1300.00
IPPS Members Spouse/Partner: R 1300.00
Non-Member Spouse/Partner: R 1875.00


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Option 10: Welcome dinner, day delegate

DATES: 1 March 2017

Welcome dinner at Lekwar Restaurant, Haenertsburg.

Non-Member Price Per Person (single): R 300.00
IPPS Members Price Per Person (single): R 300.00


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Option 11: Gala dinner, day delegate

DATES: 2 March 2017

Gala dinner on Thursday evening at Tzaneen Country Lodge

Non-Member Price Per Person (single): R 300.00
IPPS Members Price Per Person (single): R 300.00


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PHOTO GALLERY

  • Lekwar Restaurant - Haenertsburg
  • Inside Lekwar Restaurant
  • Lekwar Restaurant
  • Colorweis Nursery
  • Du Roi Citrus Nursery
  • Allesbeste Kwekery
  • Sweet Dragon Fruit
  • Tzaneen Garden Centre
  • Tzaneen Country Lodge
  • Tzaneen Country Lodge
  • Debengeni Waterfall
  • Debengeni Picnic Site