your conference, our business
  • Our preferred caterers serve up tasty, fresh and delicious food throughout your event.Our preferred caterers serve up tasty, fresh and delicious food throughout your event.
  • AFRES 2014 delegatesAFRES 2014 delegates
  • Gala dinner, cocktail parties and all other social events planned to perfection” (REPM 2014)Gala dinner, cocktail parties and all other social events planned to perfection” (REPM 2014)
  • CMC StaffCMC Staff
  • Medical Faculty Centenary Dinner 2012Medical Faculty Centenary Dinner 2012
  • Exhibition set up and management (BCN2013)Exhibition set up and management (BCN2013)
  • We provide quick, smooth and effortless onsite registration management for all events (REPM2014)We provide quick, smooth and effortless onsite registration management for all events (REPM2014)
  • No event is too complex or simple for our dedicated team (IMO2014)No event is too complex or simple for our dedicated team (IMO2014)
  • Moyo Kirstenbosch offers spectacular views, entertainment and food (ICED2016)Moyo Kirstenbosch offers spectacular views, entertainment and food (ICED2016)
  • Design and print management handled on your behalf and ensuring the conference message and theme is deliveredDesign and print management handled on your behalf and ensuring the conference message and theme is delivered
  • A captive audienceA captive audience
  • We value the exhibitors and sponsors who partner with the committee to deliver a successful eventWe value the exhibitors and sponsors who partner with the committee to deliver a successful event
  • Long-standing relationships with all the major hotel groups and the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC)Long-standing relationships with all the major hotel groups and the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC)
  • The most popular conference venue at UCT- Kramer Law Building, Middle Campus.  3 lecture theatres, 5 breakaway rooms and large exhibition areaThe most popular conference venue at UCT- Kramer Law Building, Middle Campus. 3 lecture theatres, 5 breakaway rooms and large exhibition area
  • We source conference registration materials from trusted suppliers who meet our exacting standards (IMO2014)We source conference registration materials from trusted suppliers who meet our exacting standards (IMO2014)
  • Vice Chancellor of UCT, Dr Max Price (IMO 2014)Vice Chancellor of UCT, Dr Max Price (IMO 2014)
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What our clients say

  • "Belinda and Roxanne, we really enjoyed working with you and greatly appreciated your prompt responsiveness and the helpful competent manner with which you tirelessly and patiently dealt with all the numerous queries and requests that came your way as you facilitated and managed this conference in partnership with us.

    We look forward to working with you for BCN 2017!"
    Jane Vos Programme Coordinator Child Nurse Practice Development Initiative, UCT Department of Paediatrics and Child Health,
    Building Children's Nursing for Africa 2015
  • Many thanks for all your assistance with the PHPHI course. Everything was really well-organised and your input was appreciated by all. It was a pleasure working with you both. Tracey-Lee Cloete, Division of Comm. Sciences & Disorders
    PHPHI 2015
  • “… Deidre, many thanks for all your help in organising this conference. It was really well done!”
    Keertan Dheda, Professor of Respiratory Medicine and Head of the Lung Infection and Immunity Unit, UCT
    Pulmonology Update – 2014
  • “… I think we owe Belinda Chapman a big thank for all the work she did on the course. I thought it in general went very well logistically and that is largely due to her. So thanks Belinda—it has been great working with you.”
    Professor Harold Kincaid, Director of Research Unit for Behavioural Economics and Neuroeconomics, School of Economics, UCT
    RUBEN workshop 2014
  • “… A real thanks to Belinda and Cindy for doing a great job with the course last weekend, it really was a pleasure for everyone to attend.”
    Professor Andrew Argent, School of Child and Adolescent Health, UCT; and Medical Director PICU, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital
    Advanced Paediatric Life Support Course 2014
  • “… Well done to Belinda and Cindy for running before you knew how to walk.”
    Mignon McCulloch,
    Advanced Paediatric Life Support Course 2014
  • “The CMC service is highly professional, friendly and super efficient. It makes the presentation of a conference a quality experience. In particular, Emma Vaughan is an asset to the CMC staff.”
    Gwenda Thomas, Executive Director: University Libraries and Programme Co-ordinator, UCT
    Research and Evaluation and Performance Measurement Conference (REPM) 2014
  • “The CMC team is superb! I will use them again.”
    Felix Ubogu, University Librarian and Conference Director, Wits University
    Research and Evaluation and Performance Measurement Conference (REPM) 2014
  • “I just want to echo Lara’s compliments and thanks to you all. As the new Chair of the partnership board, I was delighted and proud at the quality of the hospitality, the smooth running of every event, the attention to detail, the ‘nothing is too much trouble’ attitude, and the effort and time each person put into the week and the weeks that preceded it. Thank you all so much.”
    Dr Max Price, Vice-Chancellor, UCT
    WUN Conference & AGM 2014
  • “A huge THANK YOU to you all for the hard work involved in making the WUN AGM and related side conferences, bilateral meetings and networking events such a success. We covered everything from the planning phases through to the execution meticulously and it’s testament to our teamwork at UCT that things went so well.

    “… This really couldn’t have happened without your hard work and dedication. Your participation in every element: from academic and research leadership, media liaison, tours, catering, briefing documents, attending meetings and events, preparing for emergencies (which thankfully didn’t happen), creating spaces for our academics and executive to engage their counterparts … will bring lasting benefit to UCT.

    “The AGM generated a lot of ideas and information and our joint task across the network will be to take that great energy forward.”
    Lara Dunwell, Manager: Mobility Programmes and Partnerships and Coordinator: Worldwide University Network
    WUN Conference & AGM 2014
  • “I have used CMC multiple times and I will continue to do so.”
    Professor Raymond Abratt, Department of Radiation Medicine, UCT
    ASCO 2014
  • “The function ran like a well-oiled machine.”
    Dr Noor Parker, Division of Family Medicine, UCT
    General Practitioners 2013
  • “From the ILC2013 Organising Committee a heartfelt thank you for the enormous contribution you have made to ensure the success of our conference … I can remember quite well our frantic discussions during the first committee meeting about how we were going to deal with the financial side of things. Your very efficient handling of this aspect of the organisation gave us very important peace of mind. Similarly, your handling of registration, the website and other practical arrangements (flights, accommodation, bus bookings, etc.) gave us the freedom to focus on the content of the conference …”
    Coenraad Walters, Librarian, Somerset College
    ISASA Librarian Conference 2013
  • “It was when Emma took over that I at last started to feel optimistic about what we might accomplish, and our trust in her was well justified! She just said ‘no problem’ to every concern which I raised, and it seemed like magic.”
    Sheena Irwin-Carruthers, Committee member, IBITA
    IBITA Conference 2013
  • “Positive experience throughout, very accommodating for last-minute changes, additions, etc.”
    Thomas Franz, Associate Professor, Department of Human Biology, UCT
    Cell Mechanics Workshop 2013
  • “Extremely efficient service, with Emma Vaughan providing expert guidance and advice. She inspires confidence and takes the pressure off leading the conference/meeting.”
    Marilet Sienaert, Executive Director, Research Office, UCT
    Carnegie Reference Group Meeting 2013
  • “No wonder! I don’t know how I could have done without Belinda and her team. The only negative feedback I have is about the website manager. He made many mistakes!’
    Karin Murris, School of Education, UCT
    ICPIC Conference 2013
  • “Helpful, friendly and good communication.”
    Associate Professor Shajila Singh, Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
    South African Rehabilitation Centre 2013
  • “Overall it was a great experience and would certainly recommend UCT CMC as a host for future conferences. There were a few challenges with the conference website along the way but the alternative solutions were found but this is one area where a better service could be provided. Venue toilets were not always in the best condition. Otherwise it was a fantastic experience working with Fatima, Deidre and Emma and wish them and UCT CMC the best for the future.”
    Dr Hassan Mahomed, Western Cape Department of Health/Stellenbosch University
    3rd Global Forum on TB Vaccines 2013
  • “Emma was brilliant. She was professional and helpful in all correspondence, and always responded quickly with appropriate answers. She was also patient with us in all our deliberations. She was great at conference, appropriately, visible, flexible and extremely helpful. She was good at liaising with venue. If we use CMC to organise our next conference we would definitely ask Emma to manage it.”
    Jane Vos, Programme Coordinator, Child Nurse Practice Development Initiative, UCT Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital
    Building Children’s Nursing in Africa 2013
  • “Thanks for this. Aside from a few logistical hitches, which could not have been foreseen, the conference went very well.”
    Daya Reddy, Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, UCT
    Africomp Conference Committee 2013
  • “Fatima Saban and Emma Vaughan did an excellent job in organising the event. It was an absolute pleasure working with them.”
    Dr Ureshnie Govender, Postdoctoral Researcher, UCT
    Workshop on Drug Resistant TB: Current Practice, Controversies and Clinical Challenge 2012
  • “I found the CMC Staff with whom I worked extremely helpful and knowledgeable. They were well organized. I knew this from their organization beforehand (behind the scenes) but found this to be particularly true during the conference. They handled queries very efficiently as well as small and large issues that arose. They were professional and courteous. I really enjoyed the experience.”
    Rouvay Roodt Wilding, Department of Genetics, Stellenbosch University
    SAGS 2012
  • “Thanks again for pulling out all the stops for the conference. It was a tremendous success.”
    Kath Hall, Senior Research Officer, Children’s Institute of UCT
    Strategies to Overcome Poverty & Inequality: Towards Carnegie III Conference 2012
  • “I just wanted to say a huge thank you, personally, to you and your incredible team. It was a great pleasure to work with such efficient, friendly, helpful people – every last one of your team. The contribution that they made to the smooth running of this mammoth conference was inestimable.”
    Vaun Cornell, Conference Committee member
    Strategies to Overcome Poverty & Inequality: Towards Carnegie III Conference 2012
  • “Keep up the good work!”
    Gill Watermeyer, Department of Medicine, UCT
    Department of Medicine Physicians Conference 2012
  • “Emma was a pleasure to work with. She was friendly and very efficient in organizing the course. She has been a great help and I am looking forward to working with her on the FEC course again in future.”
    Pauline Louw, Emergency Medicine Doctor
    FEC Course 2012
  • “Always a pleasure working with Belinda.”
    Kathy Michell, Department of Construction Economics and Management, UCT
    International Conference on Facilities Management, Procurement Systems and Public Private Partnership 2012
  • “It was a pleasure working with Fatima Saban. She is extremely efficient, informed and helpful.”
    Dr Ureshnie Govender, Postdoctoral Researcher, UCT
    Advanced TB Diagnostic Research Course 2012
  • “Conference ran very smoothly, Fatima was available whenever she was needed and was a pleasure to work with. Will gladly work with her again in the future.”
    Greg Symons, Pulmonologist, Lung Institute
    Tuberculosis for Clinicians Course 2011
  • “Belinda and team were extremely helpful, and everything ran very smoothly.”
    Cathy Ward, Department of Psychology, UCT
    1st Conference of the Safety and Violent Initiative 2011
  • “Thanks for all the very hard work. Everything has come together in good time. Very much appreciated.”
    Brigid Strachan
    CMSA 2009
  • “The CMC went the extra mile to ensure that we had lecture venues that worked. I cannot say enough positive things about Ms Raubenheimer and her staff. They have a real “can do” attitude and it was a pleasure for me and my colleagues on the organising committee to work with them.”
    Christopher L. Vaughan, Emeritus Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Human Biology, UCT
    ISB – 2009
  • “Thank you very, very much for your hard work and excellent support in arranging and administrating the Disability symposium.”
    Theresa Lorenzo, Associate Professor and Programme Convenor for Disability Studies Postgraduate Programmes, UCT
    Disability 2011
  • “I want to let you know how grateful we are for the smooth and professional way in which you organised the CLP conference. If I ever take on a project of this scale, yours would be the first number I’ll call.”
    Hanri Mostert, Professor of Private Law, UCT
    CLP 2011
  • “Many thanks for all your help to make this a very successful conference!” Martin Schwellnus, Professor of Sports Medicine and Exercise Science, UCT
    Sport Med 2010
  • “Just want to say a big thank you for all your correspondence for the US course. The course was enjoyed by all the renal registrars. We learned a great deal that would help us in the future.” Dr Hein Lamprecht, Senior Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Tygerberg Hospital
    Ultra Sound 2011
  • “I wish to thank you very much for your fine and professional organization of the meeting. The feedback has been excellent.” Professor Raymond Abratt, Department of Radiation Medicine, UCT
    ESTRO 2010
  • “I cannot leave without saying a very sincere and warm thank you to both of you for the wonderful, professional work you have done. The running of the congress was perfect by all accounts. It was a wonderful co-operative, well organised congress so much due to the two of you.” Dr Melodie Hougaard (previous SAALED Managing Director)
    SAALED 2011