Inaugurated in 2003, the Joaquim Chissano International Conference Centre(JCICC) was originally concepted to host the 2nd African Union Heads of State Summit, which took place in july of that same year. It’s located half an hour from the Airport and with the nearest hotel 5 minutes away.

As a relatively modern dedicated conference centre, MMEC’s venue will provide participants with:

  • Large plenary room
  • Coffee break and Networking area
  • Lunch Area
  • VIP Room
  • Meeting rooms available on request
  • WiFi for delegates

If you would like to inquire about setup dates, meeting room availability or any other questions concerning your participation at the event, please contact the event team on or phone us on +44 207 700 4949 or +258 84 551 2903.

Av. Marginal 4441, Maputo, Mozambique


Many airlines fly to Maputo on daily basis, including LAM, South African Airways and TAP direct from Lisbon.

As a participant airport pick up on arrival and drop off on your return journey is included in your delegate package. However in order for us to do this, please can you inform us of your arrival / departure time and flight numbers.

Forms to be filled in will be sent to you before your arrival in Maputo to let us know your schedule. Please also inform us of where you are staying so that we can take you to your hotel directly. If we do not receive this information then we cannot guarantee your collection at the airport.


Our team can assist you with Visa requirements.

Useful Info


The currency is the Metical (pl. Meticais, pronounced meticash).

Take Rands or US Dollars CASH – Credit cards are accepted at most hotels

Exchange money at banks

Most Businesses quote in South African Rand (ZAR) or US Dollars (US$) and both are widely, but not exclusively, accepted around the country

ATMs are available around Maputo


Most of Mozambique falls within the tropics, so it rarely gets cold. The rainy season is from October to April and the temperatures can get very hot and humid, particularly December, January and February, and of course the further north you go.

Electrical power:

Electric Power is 220V – 240V running at 50Hz.

Internet connectivity:

All of the major hotels have internet access.