About The Conference

The EAPA-SA Board and Conference Organising Committee welcome you to the 19th Annual EAPA-SA Conference 2017.

This year we will host the conference in Gauteng at the Emperors Palace Convention Centre in Kempton Park and conveniently located close to the OR Tambo International Airport.

The conference caters to CEO’s; HR Directors; Wellness Practitioner; Occupational Health & Safety; Clinical Psychologists; Occupational Therapists; Labour Relations; Transformation Specialists; Organisational Development Managers and HIV & Aids Coordinators.

The 2017 Theme
The theme this year is RESPONSE-ability: Engaging to Shape the Ideal Workplace.

RESPONSE-ability of managers and business to ensure that employees are healthy, happy , contented and engaged.

RESPONSE-ability of EAPs, Wellness managers and practitioners to empower and enable themselves to stay abreast of developments in the industry.

RESPONSE-ability for EAP providers to stay abreast of new developments to improve both programme provision and technologically.

RESONSE-ability of workplaces to ensure a culture which enhances performance and provides opportunities for employee development and the nurturing of key talent.

RESPONSE-ability for EAPA-SA to connect professionals, organisations, CEOs and providers through networking and sharing of best practice.

Join the SA Employee Assistance fraternity at the EAPA-SA 19th Annual Conference where we will showcase cutting edge EAP trends and thoughts on various proactive models, case studies and thought leaders within the EAP, Wellness and HR fields. Let’s be part of leading the Employee Assistance profession in South Africa.

The 2017 Venue: Emperors Palace Convention Centre

This year we will host the conference in Gauteng at the Emperors Palace Convention Centre in Kempton Park and conveniently located close to the OR Tambo International Airport.
Please navigate through the menus above to learn more about this year’s conference, and contact our registration management call centre at EnOv8 Event Management if you have any further queries.

As an event venue, Emperors Palace offers an unsurpassed experience. Whether it’s a boardroom meeting, conference, trade show or banquet, our venues, facilities and expertly trained staff ensure successful events, time after time. The Emperors Palace Convention Centre has a wide range of state-of-the-art conference venues that can accommodate groups of 8 to 3 000 delegates and offers a premium selection of entertainment and dining facilities.

Conveniently located just five minutes from O.R. Tambo International Airport, Emperors Palace Hotel, Casino and Convention Resort is the perfect location for groups and conventions in Johannesburg. They offer free shuttle services from the airport operating every 20 minutes between 06h00 and 23h00, weekdays.

With 16 restaurants to choose from, our delegates will be spoilt for choice in the evenings. The dining possibilities at Emperors Palace are endless, with a gourmet experience that exceeds the expectations of even the most refined palate. Guests looking for a fine dining experience will not be disappointed, and even family-fare can be found at one of the many exceptional Emperors Palace restaurants.

A world-class venue that offers the perfect location, exceptional facilities, unsurpassed food and beverages, and leisure attractions – all to suit your unique requirements.


Dress Code

The dress code for the conference is Business Casual,

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing for the team building exercises.

The dress code for the Presidential Awards Dinner is fancy dress – the theme is Ancient Greece.