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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.

Conference calendar

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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.

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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Stokvelex
tshwane Events Centre, Pretoria
3-6 July
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Inspire Trade Expo
Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg
10-12 July
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Fedhasa Cape Tourism Industry Roadshow
The Dunes Hotel, Plettenberg Bay
15 July
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Fedhasa Cape Tourism Industry Roadshow
Protea Hotel King George, George
16 July
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Coffee & Chocolate Expo
Montecasino, Johannesburg
17-20 July
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The World of Dogs & Cats & Pets Exhibition
Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg
18-20 July
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Interbuild
Expo Centre, Nasrec, Johannesburg
20-23 August
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Port Elizabeth Homemakers Expo
Boardwalk Exhibition Centre, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth
24-27 July
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National Antiques & Decorative Arts Faire
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
25-27 July
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The Gauteng Good Food and Wine Show
Coca-Cola Dome, Johannesburg
31 July - 3 August
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Days of the Dinosaur Exhibition
International Convention Centre, Cape Town
31 July - 20 August
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August 2014

Baba Indaba 2014
International Convention Centre, Cape Town
1-3 August
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Winelands Bridal Fair
Spier Wine Farm, Stellenbosch
2-3 August
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The International World Congress of Architects (UIA) 2014) Trade Exhibition
International Convention Centre, Durban
4-9 August
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Decorex Joburg
Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg
6-10 August
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AMiD Motorcycle and Quad Lifestyle Expo
Expo Centre, Nasrec, Johannesburg
8-10 August
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Johannesburg Boat Show
Expo Centre, Nasrec, Johannesburg
8-10 August
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Outdoor Lifestyle Show
Expo Centre, Nasrec, Johannesburg
8-10 August
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Johannesburg Diving Show
Expo Centre, Nasrec, Johannesburg
8-10 August
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Johannesburg Fishing Show
Expo Centre, Nasrec, Johannesburg
8-10 August
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The Factory Shop Expo
International Convention Centre, Cape Town
9-10 August
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Cape Construction Expo and Conference
International Convention Centre, Cape Town
13-14 August
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SAOA Connex 14 Conference and Expo
International Convention Centre, Cape Town
13-15 August
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SARCDA Retail Gift,Toys And Decor Trade Exhibition - Christmas Edition
Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg
21-24 August
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FNB Joburg Art Fair
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
22-24 August
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Africa Print Expo Durban
International Convention Centre, Durban
26-27 August
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Southern African Funeral Expo 2014
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
26-27 August
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Mama Magic, The Baby Expo Durban
Durban Exhibition Centre, Durban
29-31 August
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Professional Beauty Johannesburg
Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg
31 August - 1 September
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September 2014

Cape Homemakers Expo
International Convention Centre, Cape Town
4-7 September
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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
912 September
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Electra Mining Africa 2014
Expo Centre, Nasrec, Johannesburg
15-19 September
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Pretoria Homemakers Expo
Parkview Shopping Centre, Pretoria East
18-21 September
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The Office Manager Show Africa
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
30 September - 1 October
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October 2014

Gauteng Farmers Conference & Expo
CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria
2-3 October
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2014 Durban Homemakers Expo
Durban Exhibition Centre, Durban
3-5 October
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TransAfrica Transport, Infrastructure & Investment Expo and Conference
Expo Centre, Nasrec, Johannesburg
7-9 October
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Africa Oil & Gas Conference and Expo 2014
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
9-10 October
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Cape Town International Boat Show
International Convention Centre, Cape Town
10-12 October
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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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Baba Indaba 2014
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
24-26 October
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The Durban Good Food and Wine Show
Durban Exhibition Centre, Durban
24-26 October
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Sports & Events Tourism Exchange
International Convention Centre, Durban
28-30 October
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RMB WineX
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
29-31 October
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November 2014

China Sourcing Fair
Expo Centre, Nasrec, Johannesburg
13-15 November
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NGV 2014 South Africa Conference and Expo
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
17-20 November
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December 2014

ITEXPO South Africa and Trading Exhibition 2014
Coca-Cola Dome, Johannesburg
5-7 December
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