DigiMarCon Africa 2022 kicks off with Registration Check-in opening at 9:00am, Wednesday, October 27th, 2020 at the Registration Desk located outside the Ballroom (Ground Level) of the Hyatt Regency Johannesburg.
From O.R. Tambo International Airport take the Gautrain (every 12 minutes from 05:30 to 08:30 and 16:00 to 19:00 and every 15 minutes from 08:30 to 16:00 and 19:30 and 20:30, last train leaves the airport at 20:30) to Sandton Station where you may take a taxi to hotel or alternatively change trains to Rosebank Station which is a 100 meters from Hotel entrance. The trip from the airport to Sandton is 14 minutes long and to Rosebank is an additional four minutes.
O.R. Tambo International Airport – Rosebank station, R125.00
O.R. Tambo International Airport – Sandton, R115.00
Sandton – Rosebank, R20.00
From O.R. Tambo International Airport:
From Johannesburg CBD:
From Johannesburg International Airport
From Johannesburg CBD:
There are 3 major Airports in the New York City region with convenient access to Manhattan, including;
LaGuardia International Airport – LGA
Visit LGA airport website
Airport Phone: 1 718 533 3400
Hotel direction: 8 miles W
John F Kennedy International Airport – JFK
Visit JFK airport website
Airport Phone: 1 718 244 4444
Hotel direction: 17 miles NW
Newark Liberty International Airport – EWR
Visit EWR airport website
Airport Phone: 1 973 961 6000
Hotel direction: 17 miles E
Transportation from the Airport
From LaGuardia International Airport (LGA)
There are numerous public transportation options both to and from LaGuardia. Here are some tips on your options.
Departure roughly every 30 minutes – Port Authority Bus Terminal, Grand Central Station and Penn Station. Fare is $13. Purchase tickets online at www.NYCAirporter.com. For more information, call (718) 777-5111.
Public Transit Services
New York City buses provide service between LaGuardia and Manhattan and Queens with connections to New York City subways for destinations beyond.
Connecting LaGuardia and upper Manhattan, the M60 bus travels from all LaGuardia terminals via Astoria Blvd. in Queens to West 106 Street and Broadway in Manhattan. The M60 now provides Select Bus Service with limited stops and faster service. Customers pay before boarding the bus and can use any door. To learn more, visit the MTA’s website. Key connections include the N and Q subway trains at Hoyt Avenue/31st Street; the 4, 5, and 6 subway trains at Lexington Avenue; and the Metro-North Railroad at Park Avenue.
For service between LaGuardia and western Queens or Midtown Manhattan, take the Q70 Limited or Q47 buses. Connections to the E, F, M, R and 7 trains on the New York City subway are available at Roosevelt Avenue/74th Street. For service to Astoria, Queens, use the M60 bus and transfer to the N or Q subway trains at Hoyt Avenue/31st Street.
For service between LaGuardia and central Queens, use the Q72 (Corona and Rego Park) and Q48 (Flushing) bus routes.
The bus fare is $2.75 (MetroCard or exact change required), except $3.00 whenever a single-ride ticket is purchased. MetroCard vending machines are available at most terminals within the airport. For passengers using the MetroCard, free transfers are available between buses and subways.
For information and schedules, please call 511 or (888) GO511NY or visit the MTA’s website.
From John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
There are numerous public transportation options both to and from JFK. Here are some tips on your many options.
AirTrain JFK Transit Connections
Most trips to and from JFK via ground transportation require the use of the AirTrain system. For more information on using AirTrain, visit the AirTrain JFK section of this site.
Airtrain reaches numerous connecting public transit services at two off-airport locations, Jamaica Station and Howard Beach Station.
Use Airtrain’s Jamaica Station for the following transit connections:
Use Airtrain’s Howard Beach Station for the following transit connections:
NYC subway service from Lower Manhattan or Brooklyn to JFK
Take MTA NYC Transit’s “A” train going to Far Rockaway. MTA fare is $2.75 (cash or MetroCard), except for $3.00 when a single-ride ticket is purchased. An additional MetroCard fare of $5 is required to enter the AirTrain system. Disembark from the subway at the Howard Beach/JFK Airport Station. Follow the signs to AirTrain and swipe your AirTrain MetroCard to enter the system. Travel time via subway and AirTrain is approximately 60–75 minutes from Lower Manhattan to JFK. Travel time from Howard Beach Station to JFK is approximately 15 minutes.
NYC subway service from Midtown Manhattan to JFK
Take MTA NYC Transit’s “E” train bound for Queens. MTA fare is $2.75 (cash or MetroCard), except for $3.00 when a single-ride ticket is purchased. An additional MetroCard fare of $5 is required to enter the AirTrain system. Disembark the train at the Sutphin Blvd/Archer Av/JFK station. Follow the signs to AirTrain and swipe your AirTrain MetroCard to enter the system. Travel time via subway and AirTrain is approximately 60–75 minutes from midtown Manhattan to JFK. AirTrain travels to JFK from Jamaica Station every 15 minutes and will take you to your airline terminal.
Departure roughly every 30 minutes – Bus Terminal, Grand Central Station and Penn Station. Fare is $16. Purchase tickets online at www.NYCAirporter.com. For more information, call (718) 777-5111.
NYC Bus Service to and from JFK
Three NYC bus routes operated by the MTA provide direct service between the airport and nearby neighborhoods. These buses stop on the roadway adjacent to Terminal 5, and can be accessed via a free on-airport AirTrain trip to the Terminal 5/6 station. The bus fare is $2.75 (MetroCard or exact change required), except for $3.00 when a single-ride ticket is purchased. For information and schedules, call 511, (888) GO511NY, or visit the MTA’s website. The three local bus routes include:
Q10 Bus: Local service to Queens. Connect to NYC subway train A at Lefferts Blvd. and E and F at Kew Gardens.
Q3 Bus: Local service to Queens. Connect at 169th St. and Hillside Ave. for NYC subway train F.
B15 Bus: Local service to East New York. Connect at New Lots and Livonia Aves for NYC subway trains 3 and 4.
Please note: Free transfers between bus and subway and between subway and bus are available. Valid only with MetroCard. A $1 new card fee will apply to new MetroCard purchases from the vending machines. New card fee does not apply to MetroCard refills and MetroCards bought from authorized merchants. For complete fare information, visit the MTA website.
Other Airport Transit Options
Trans-Bridge Lines: Bus stop located in front of Terminal 4 on the arrivals roadway. Use AirTrain to connect with other airline terminals. For more information, call (800) 962-9135 or (610) 868-6001.
Connecting to the airports via Metro-North? Use one of the convenient and affordable airport services.
From Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
There are numerous public transportation options both to and from Newark. Here are some tips on your options.
AirTrain Newark connects NJ TRANSIT and AmTrak with Newark Liberty International Airport. More information is available in the AirTrain Newark section.
For train schedules to and from Newark Liberty visit:
Passengers are required to use the AirTrain Newark system to connect to a NJ TRANSIT or Amtrak train. There is a $5.50 ticket fee.
Connections from New York City, Westchester, Upstate New York, Long Island, and Connecticut are often also possible through the Newark Liberty Airport Express
Connecting to the airports via Metro-North? Use one of the convenient and affordable airport services.
Public Bus Service
Bus service is available through NJ Transit Bus Lines go28, 37, 62, 67, 107. For schedules and information, visit the NJ TRANSIT website.
Express Bus Service
New York stops:
At Newark Liberty Airport coaches may be boarded at:
M20 – W 46 St/8 Av
0.1 miles W
0.9 miles S
It is recommended to arrive in Johannesburg, October 13th, 2020 (the day prior to the start of the DigiMarCon Africa 2022 Conference) and depart on October 16th, 2020 (the day after the Conclusion of the Conference).
New York Marriott Marquis
If you require accommodation, our contracted hotel in New York City is:
DigiMarCon has negotiated a limited block of rooms at a substantially discounted rate PLUS free Wi-Fi in your room. These rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The group rates are available for stays between May 8th and May 11th, 2018. The group room rates will also apply three (3) days prior and three (3) days after the conference dates, based upon availability of group rooms, at the time of the request.
The guaranteed lowest standard room rates during the conference are $379 per night. The tax rate is 8.875% New York State tax, 5.875% New York City Tax and Occupancy Tax / Javits Center fee of $2.00 per occupied room and and $1.50 charged to support the expansion of the Javits Center per room per night.
Complete room rates are listed below.
|Room||Single Rate||Double Rate|
|Marquis Deluxe Room||$379||$379|
Hotel Booking Instructions
To book a room at New York Marriott Marquis follow the instructions below;
Call 1-800-228-9290, ask for reservations, give group name ‘DigiMarCon Africa 2022’ and arrival date and book.
Click Here to complete your booking online.
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You may also have the option of receiving e-mails or newsletters from third parties, participating in research or marketing surveys and participating in other activities. You may exercise these options by placing a check mark beside a statement that expresses a preference for receiving these communications or participating in these activities. You may change your decision at any time by following the directions regarding how to unsubscribe from these e-mails or newsletters.
This privacy statement applies only to the Site. The DigiMarCon Web site does contain links to other sites. Once you enter another Web site (whether through an advertisement, service, or content link), be aware that DigiMarCon has no control over and is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to look for and review the privacy statements of each and every Web site that you visit through a link or advertisement on DigiMarCon Web site or any site that collects Personal Information from you.
You can always contact us in order to (1) delete your Personal Information from our systems, (2) update the Personal Information that you have provided to us, and (3) change your preferences with respect to marketing contacts or other activities, by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Such changes will not have any effect on other information that DigiMarCon maintains. If you have a complaint or problem you may e-mail us at email@example.com and the customer service department will forward your complaint to the appropriate internal DigiMarCon department for a response or resolution. We try to answer every e-mail in a timely manner but are not always able to do so.
You should be aware that it may not be technologically possible to remove each and every record of the information you have provided to DigiMarCon from our servers. The need to back-up our systems to protect information from inadvertent loss means that a copy of your Personal Information may exist in a non-erasable form that may be difficult or impossible for us to locate. Nevertheless, upon receiving your request, we will endeavor to delete all Personal Information stored in the databases we actively use for research and daily business activities, as well as other readily searchable media.