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Conference Details

IDU User Conference 2020 will take place on Thursday 27th February and Friday 28th February
at The Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers in Century City.

We invite you to join us for two full days of training, exciting guest speakers, and collaboration with IDU’s expert consulting team.

2020 Conference – Empowered.

Conference Packages

2 day conference + 1-night accommodation + gala dinner: R  6,835.0
2 day Conference + 2-night accommodation + gala dinner: R  9,220.0
2 day Conference + 3-night accommodation + gala dinner: R 11,605.0
2 day conference (no accommodation): R  3,950.0
2 day conference (no accommodation) + gala dinner: R  4,450.0
1 day conference (no accommodation): R   1,975.0
1 day conference (no accommodation) + gala dinner: R  2,475.0

Please note the above prices are exclusive of 15% VAT

How to Register

To register for yourself or your team please click on the Register button at the bottom of this page.

Delegate feedback from previous conferences

“Very good conference, thank you!” – University of Johannesburg
“Thanks and keep up the good work”. – RCC
“Thank you for having me at your conference, I enjoyed it very much as it was such an eye opener and brilliantly organized” - Central Bank of Lesotho
“Very valuable information and sessions on relevant and current topics and trends. Future approach (futuristic) theme very good. Enjoyed it”. - Medipost
“Thanks again for a well-organized conference. We always came back to our offices with "high charged batteries". Thanks for the positive energy that we experience from the IDU team!” - North West University



The Venue

The Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers

Mariott Hotel

The Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers boasts sophisticated accommodation and a convenient Century City location. Enjoy perks like complimentary Wi-Fi, plush bedding and 24-hour room service throughout your stay. Amenities include an outdoor swimming pool and a full-service spa.

Meeting & Conferencing Facilities

meeting room

4,000 square feet of meeting and conference room space, offering an array of modern conference room facilities, complimentary WIFI and even a mobile room check-in service.


meeting room

The accommodation is modern and personal, featuring sophisticated décor and thoughtful amenities throughout. Each room has plush bedding, LCD flat-screen TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi internet. Pamper yourself with deluxe amenities like 24-hour room service and luxuriously outfitted bathrooms. Designed with business travellers’ comfort in mind, all rooms feature ergonomic desks and chairs. Many rooms also boast views of Table Mountain and the Cape Town skyline.

To Book An Additional Night's Stay

We have added 3 options in terms of accommodation in the form of 1 night, 2 nights and 3 nights,to suit your travel requirements.

Should you wish to extend your stay, please book the 2 or 3 night conference package, and advise us on which night you require.
E.G. Before or After the conference.

Hotel Contact Details

  • Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers
  • Corner of Century Boulevard and Rialto Road, Century City
  • Cape Town, 7441 South Africa
  • +27 21 525 3888


Draft Agenda
may be subject to change

Agenda 2020

Guest Speakers

Chantell Ilbury

Chantell Ilbury is one of Africa’s leading strategists and facilitators, working throughout the world specialising in guiding companies and other organisations through their strategic conversations on the future.

Chantell also lectures on strategy and scenario planning for a number of top business schools, and is also a highly accomplished speaker on effective management in times of uncertainty.
She has worked with corporate teams and addressed business audiences in the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, the United States, Australia, Singapore, India, Ukraine, Austria, Belgium, Italy, Kuwait, Jamaica, Mauritius, Réunion Island, and throughout Africa.

Craig Pedersen

Craig Pedersen, is the owner of TCG Forensics and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) he is a Certified Cyber Crime Investigator with the International Association of Forensic Crimes Investigators (IAFCI).

Craig is a leading exponent of the digital forensics field, who draws on a vast wealth of knowledge accumulated over more than 25 years of study and practice in sales management, criminal and commercial intelligence, open source intelligence, due diligence, and fraud investigation.

Gareth Woods

If 10 year old Gareth had known that he would play video games and tell jokes for a living he probably wouldn’t have wasted all those years at school and university. Comedian, gamer, business owner, father, husband and part-time human being Gareth now dreams of being recognised by his first name and not “that guy from Expresso” or the “guy from that Idiot’s guide to singing the South African National Anthem”

He has be featured on Comedy Central, Late Night News with Loyiso Gola and even opened for Trevor Noah on his Debut “Daywalker” show after winning the 5fm National Comedy Talent Search also, his mom says he is pretty funny too.

Airport Transfers

Flight Transfer

Transfers to and from the airport can be arranged directly with the hotel Travel Desk. The cost of an airport transfer is as follows:

1-3 people R 535.00
4-7 people R 750.00

To book please email or call +27 21 525 3888 with the following information:

  • Your name.
  • the date and time of arrival.
  • and your flight number.


The main conference program will take place February 27 - February 28 at the
Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers in Century City.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us for help.