Ticket and Simulcast sales for the Design Indaba Conference are currently open. Next event: 26 - 28 February 2020.


Conference 2020 rates


Individual ticket prices

Full Indaba (three-day ticket)  R8 240.00
One-day ticket  R3 555.00
Two-day ticket  R7 110.00
Alumni*/Academic*** discount discount (15%)  R7 004.00

Group bookings

Group (5-10) discount (5%)  R7 828.00
Group (11-25) discount (10%)  R7 416.00
Group (26-plus) discount (15%)  R7 004.00


Ticket sales for Simulcast will open later in the year


Cape Town

Simulcast: Normal ticket R1 945.00
Simulcast: Student ticket** R1 785.00

Johannesburg & other cities

Simulcast: Normal full ticket R1 250.00
Simulcast: Student full ticket** R 1 130.00
 Simulcast: One-day ticket  R 465.00


View the FAQs and fine print here. You can also download our festival app or sign up to our newsletter for speaker announcements.


Discount Information

*Alumni discount is applicable to delegates who have attended two or more Design Indaba Conferences, excluding the Design Indaba Simulcast.

**Student discount for individual or group tickets is only applicable if the attendee is registered with a valid tertiary education institution. Proof of affiliation will be required upon event registration (see more in FAQs). 

***Academic discount is only applicable if the attendee is registered as an employee with a valid tertiary education institution. Proof of affiliation will be required upon event registration (see more in FAQs)

Early Bird discounts are only applicable from 1 July to 30 September 2018. Alumni, Academic & Designer Directory discounts will be available until Conference ticket sales close or sell out. Tickets are subject to limited availability on a first come, first served basis. Once they sell out, standard rates apply.

BEE claims

Companies sending employees to the Conference or Simulcast can claim the points under procurement for their BEE scorecard. Design Indaba is a Level 1 BEE company. 

CPD Points for Architects

All professional/registered architects can claim CPD points for Design Indaba Conference under category 3.

Architects can do this by completing and submitting a form, which can be downloaded from the website of the institute with which they are registered. Related documentation as per the downloaded form must accompany the submission.

The event organisers (in this case, Design Indaba) only have to supply applicants with the event programme, an invoice and attendance verification.

Please find more information on sacapsa.com.

Please note that all persons registered by SACAP will be eligible to claim points.

Ticket purchase information

Tickets can be purchased from webtickets.