Conferences and expos


South Africa expos calendar

Business tourism, including the trade show and expo industry, is booming in South Africa. And no wonder.

Well over 1 000 world-class conference and exhibition venues are available across the country, ranging from intimate bush hideaways to hi-tech convention centres, and all offering a wealth of side-tours: from walking with elephants to first- hand experiences of African culture to luxury shopping and relaxation.

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Take a look at our calender of expos forthcoming in South Africa. It's not an exhaustive list, but aims to cover the major events – including those targeting the international market – and is updated regularly.

Also check out our new, comprehensive listings of current and upcoming events – see box on right.

April 2014

The Wedding Expo
Coca-Cola Dome, Johannesburg
5-6 April
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International Franchise Conference and Expo
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
10-12 April
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The Sweet Candy & Snack Expo
Coca-Cola Dome, Johannesburg
11-13 April
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Rand Show
Expo Centre, Nasrec, Johannesburg
18-28 April
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HuntEx 2014
Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg
26-28 April
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Africa Travel Week: Incentives, Business Travel & Meetings Expo Africa
International Convention Centre, Cape Town
28-30 April
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Africa Travel WeeK: International Luxury Travel Market Africa
International Convention Centre, Cape Town
28-30 April
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May 2014

Africa Travel Week: World Travel Market Africa
International Convention Centre, Cape Town
2-3 May
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Africa Health Exhibition
Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg
6-8 May
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Africa Print Expo Polokwane
Meropa Casino, Polokwane
8 May
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Sat Com Africa
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
20-21 May
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SatCom Africa 2014 Exhibition
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
20-21 May
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The Broadcast Show Africa
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
20-21 May
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The Rural Telecoms Show Africa
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
20-21 May
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Hostex Cape 2014
International Convention Centre, Cape Town
21-23 May
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African Construction Conference & Expo
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
27-28 May
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June 2014

Afrimold Trade Fair for Tooling, Moldmaking, Design and Application Development
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
3-4 June
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Source Africa: The African Apparel, Textile & Footwear Trade Event
International Convention Centre, Cape Town
18-20 June
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Days of the Dinosaur Exhibition
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
20 June - 20 July
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21st Southern African International Trade Exhibition (Saitex) 2014
Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg
22-24 June
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July 2014

Africa Ports and Harbours Show
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
1-2 July
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Africa Rail featuring Signalling and Train Control World Exhibition
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
1-2 July
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Aviation Outlook Africa
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
1-2 July
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The Cargo Show
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
1-2 July
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Africa Print Expo Johannesburg
Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg
2-4 July
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FESPA Africa
Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg
2-4 July
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Inspire Trade Expo
Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg
10-12 July
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Coffee & Chocolate Expo
Montecasino, Johannesburg
17-20 July
Website The World of Dogs & Cats & Pets Exhibition
Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg
18-20 July
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Days of the Dinosaur Exhibition
International Convention Centre, Cape Town
31 July - 20 August
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August 2014

The International World Congress of Architects (UIA) 2014) Trade Exhibition
International Convention Centre, Durban
4-9 August
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Africa Print Expo Durban
International Convention Centre, Durban
26-27 August
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Mama Magic, The Baby Expo Durban
Durban Exhibition Centre, Durban
29-31 August
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September 2014

Hobby-X Midrand
Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg
4-7 September
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The Wedding Expo
Coca-Cola Dome, Johannesburg
6-7 September
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NOSHCON 2014
Champagne Sports Resort, Winterton
9–12 September
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The Office Manager Show Africa
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
30 September - 1 October
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October 2014

South African Automotive Week
Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg
13-17 October
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The Inaugural Maendleleo Africa Conference and Exhibition on Growth and Harmonious Development
Managing Inclusive Growth and Harmonious Development in Africa
Gauteng Conference Centre, Johannesburg
20-25 October
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Sports & Events Tourism Exchange
International Convention Centre, Durban
28-30 October
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November 2014

ITEXPO South Africa and Trading Exhibition 2014
Coca-Cola Dome, Johannesburg
27-29 November
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