AMC 2019

1st Angolan Mining Conference & Exhibition

Luanda, Republic of Angola
20 – 21 November 2019

Venue, Travel and Accommodation

The Venue

AMC 2019 will take place at the CENTRO DE CONVENÇÕES TALATONA which is located, by car 45 minutes to an hour away from the city centre and 30 minutes away from the international airport.

Centro de Convenções Talatona, CCTA, is built in an area of 100 hectares. The main auditorium has capacity for 700 people, the venue also contains many smaller breakout rooms, as well as several large indoor spaces which will be used for the exhibition. The venue is located about 12km from Luanda’s international airport.

Luanda Sul - Républica de Angola
+244 226 420


Meeting international standards and with easy access to the Event venue, HCTA is our official accommodation partner for AMC.

Talatona Convention Hotel

In Angola, south of Luanda, with excellent access to the airport, arise the first 5-star hotel in Luanda. Exceptional, chic and exciting, Hotel de Talatona Conventions and its luxurious villas, are integrated in the complex Talatona Convention Center and International Trade Center, the last still being finalized. The 198 HTCA luxurious rooms are designed to ensure comfort and convenience. Decorated with warm colors and modern materials and exquisite finishes, the rooms offer a cozy and luxurious feeling that will make you feel at home. Combining a prime location, near the Convention Center Talatona to a recognized presence in the corporate market, the HCTA presents itself as the best choice for meetings, events and celebrations, blending comfort, design. The HCTA has 12 meeting rooms, including large rooms that can be adjusted to the scale of your requirements. Be sure you to visit our magnificent foyers, gardens and fine restaurants, prepared to provide the support service ensured at all times by the signatures HCTA.
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What funds to bring with you?
All of the hotels listed above accept credit cards; however it is recommended that you bring some cash funds with you either in euros or dollars. 1.00 USD = 387.93 AK

What should I bring with me to Angola?
• A photocopy of your passport – as it is always advisory to carry your ID with you
• Insurance – you are responsible for arranging your own travel cover
• Credit card – Visa is accepted at the main hotels Master Card and American Express is not widely known in Angola
• Medical Kit – always a good option just in case
• Malaria tablets and mosquito spray – you are in a malarial zone

What time zone is Angola in?
West Africa Time Zone (GMT +1)

Health issues:
Please follow the link to the CDC website for health recommendations and vaccinations before travelling to Angola.

Can I drink the water in Angola?
It is strongly recommended that you drink bottled water when you are there.

What voltage is used?
If you are taking any electronic items to Angola, the voltage requirement is 220 Volts.


Citizens of Botswana, Capo Verde, Mauritius, Mozambique,  Namibia,  Rwanda, Seychelles, Singapore, Zambia, and Zimbabwe do not need a Visa to enter Angola. All other visitors to Angola however, must be in possession of an Angolan visa. Please thoroughly check the guidelines to see the documents you require by visiting the following web page:

Alongside your Visa, to enter Angola, you MUST BRING YOUR YELLOW FEVER CERTIFICATE, your passport must have at least 2 consecutive blank pages, and your passport must be valid for 6 months beyond the entry date to Angola.


A Business Visitor is entitled to three months and must visit in a period of three months from the date of issue.

  • NB. Visa on arrival can only be obtained if there is no Angolan representation in your country, please send us the data page of your passport you will need to pay $150 USD on arrival. Please note that we will send you an official travel authorisation document.

When submitting your visa applications please make sure that you submit the following:

  • Visa Application Forms to be completed and signed
  • Include TWO (2) recent passport size photographs
  • A copy of flight itinerary and/or return airline ticket.
  • Proposed date of travel
  • Hotel Confirmation
  • Business Introduction Letter
  • Please enclose an official cover letter specifying in brief detail the nature of their intended transactions in Angola and/or a copy of work permit from their authorizing sponsor or prospective employers. The organisers can provide an invitation letter for you on request ( see Form 1)

Please note this will only be provided if you have paid conference fees in full.