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AAXO signs reciprocal agreement with IELA

AAXO is committed to growing the South African and African exhibition industry. The UFI global congress was recently held in South Africa for the first time ever and AAXO hosted the Africa Focus Session during this industry leading event. With more than 400 delegates from over 56 Continue reading →

The Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI) and the Association of African Exhibition Organizers (AAXO) sign mutual agreement

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, 1 November 2017 – The Southern African Association for the Conference Continue reading →

Exhibition Industry Alliance (EIA) ushers in new dawn for the Southern Africa exhibition sector

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AAXO to Professionalise the Exhibition industry by hosting World-class Training at Exhibition of Exhibitions

One of the core elements of AAXO’s mandate is to formalise and standardise the Continue reading →

Exhibition Industry Unites as AAXO and EXSA Co-Hosts Groundbreaking Awards under Exhibition Industry Alliance

AAXO (Association of African Exhibition Organisers) and EXSA (Exhibition and Events Association of Southern Africa) just relea Continue reading →

The AAXO ROAR AWARDS is ready to welcome organiser and exhibitor entries

Now in its second year, the AAXO ROAR AWARDS is ready to welcome organiser and exhibitor entries.   We bel Continue reading →

AAXO Raises the Bar with Exhibition Event of the Year

The Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) released the schedule for the African exhibition event of the Continue reading →

Spintelligent ahead of the curve this year with record performances at its African events

Spintelligent, the multi-AAXO-award-winning Cape Town-based trade exhibition and conference organiser, had a strong first half of 2017 with all of four of its flagship events: African Utility Week, Agritech Expo Zambia, DRC Mining Week and Eduweek, pulling off re Continue reading →

AAXO “Serves the Industry” for GED17 over two action-packed days

While Global Exhibitions Day 2017 (GED17) is a world-wide day-long celebration, Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) pulled out all the stops – celebrating GED17 over a full two days, with an action-packed line up of events. In line with AAXO’s GED17 theme of Continue reading →

AAXO Members and Board show their support for Carol Weaving

Carol Weaving, MD of Reed Exhibitions Africa, was re-elected as Chairperson of the Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO), the authority on credibility and professionalism in the exhibition industry in South Africa. The announcement was made during AAXO’s Annual Ge Continue reading →

AAXO LAUNCHES INTO A NEW ERA WITH ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP TIER

The Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) are showing often overlooked exhibition venues and suppliers that they are essential to the industry by releasing their new Associate Membership tier. Announced at an industry launch on 8 June 2017 as part of their “Servin Continue reading →

Growth in exhibitor numbers – Positive signs for IFAT Africa 2017

*140 exhibitors expected

*Registrations of local and international key players

*Seven country pavilions planned

With four months to go before the beginning of th Continue reading →

AAXO “Serves the Industry” for GED17 over two action-packed days

While Global Exhibitions Day 2017 (GED17) is a world-wide day-long celebration, Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) pulled out all the stops – celebrating GED17 over a full two days, with an action-packed line up of events. In line with AAXO’s GED17 theme of Continue reading →

WTM Africa 2017 celebrates 17% increase in attendees

WTM Africa 2017 saw an increase of 17% in travel professional at this year’s exhibition, while other indicators are reason to celebrate the success of this world-class travel exhibition says Chardonnay Marchesi, General Manager of Africa Travel We Continue reading →

Markex 2017 celebrates 30 years of promotional strategy and creativity

More than 80 exhibitors will be displaying their promotional items at Markex 2017, which this year celebrates a significant milestone: 30 years of showcasing dedicated marketing strategy and creativity in South Africa. For the first time this year, Continue reading →

Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) announces exciting schedule for Global Exhibitions Day 2017

The Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) announces an exciting schedule for what is set to include an action-packed celebration of Global Exhibitions Day at Madex from 7 to 8 June 2017. Among other activities, AAXO will be facilitating its popular Organiser and Exh Continue reading →

It’s ladies first as African Utility Week Industry Awards Finalists are announced

It’s ladies first as African Utility Week Industry Awards Finalists are announced Former President Mandela’s PA Zelda la Grange guest speaker in Cape Town This year’s African Utility Week Industry Awards in Cape Town on Continue reading →

AAXO appoints General Manager – Pat Lofstedt

In keeping with their continued endeavours to professionalise and grow the exhibition industry in Africa and South Africa, the Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) have welcomed Pat Lofstedt to the position of General Manager of AAXO as from the 3rd of A Continue reading →

EU support for businesses networking through Business Beyond Borders at African Utility Week

EU support for businesses networking through Business Beyond Borders at African Utility Week By participating in B2B meetings at the renowned South African international trade fair, SMEs in the water & power utility sector can benefit from EU Continue reading →

FINANCIAL RISK INTERVIEW: “The solar off-grid grid space is fascinating. Like telecom it is an example where development and private interests are fully compatible.”

Exclusive interview with Harald Hirschhofer, Senior Advisor, The Currency Exchange Fund (TCX), The Netherlands. Harald is organising a TCX Risk Mitigation workshop during the F&I Forum at Continue reading →

World Bank to show how Africa’s electricity providers can be profitable and still make electricity affordable at African Utility Week in Cape Town

World Bank to show how Africa’s electricity providers can be profitable and still make electricity affordable at African Utility Week in Cape Town “Rather than tariff increases, cost reductions are often the best first step towards financial v Continue reading →

ZNFU: “Zero rate agriculture needed to make Zambia breadbasket”

ZNFU: “Zero rate agriculture needed to make Zambia breadbasket” 20 000+ farmers to gather at Agritech Expo in Chisamba next week “The only way we can achieve the status of being a breadbasket is to zero rate agriculture” says Continue reading →

A fool and his knowledge are soon parted

By Nick Sarnadas, event director: Madex 2017, Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery JOHANNESBURG – March 29, 2017 - Hey, did you hear the one about Pope Francis shocking the world by endorsing Donald Trump for president? He even released a statement! And, o Continue reading →

Hypenica continues to drive transformation in the built environment – this time in KZN

Hypenica, one of the continent’s most innovative smart media and event organizations, has successfully hosted and launched The Kwazulu Natal Construction Expo - the region's` only dedicated trade show for the built environment. Of the main economic sectors, the fastest growi Continue reading →

African Utility Week welcomes back Shell as platinum sponsor as company remains committed to supporting the energy sector

African Utility Week welcomes back Shell as platinum sponsor as company remains committed to supporting the energy sector “Choosing the right oil is essential” The award-winning African Utility Week has welcomed back a l Continue reading →

AMDC’s Dr Kojo Busia at DRC Mining Week: “the African Mining Vision truly represents a win-win for all”

AMDC’s Dr Kojo Busia at DRC Mining Week: “the African Mining Vision truly represents a win-win for all” Thousands to gather for mining conference and expo in Lubumbashi in June “Enhancing linkages and div Continue reading →

Armyworm, aquaculture and other exciting and interactive workshops and demos at Agritech Expo Zambia in Chisamba

Armyworm, aquaculture and other exciting and interactive workshops and demos at Agritech Expo Zambia in Chisamba “Aquaculture sector has a very high potential for alleviating poverty” The upcoming Agritech Expo at GART in Continue reading →

AAXO Releases Significant Research on the Economic Impact of the Exhibition Industry

The Association for African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) released ground-breaking industry-first research into the economic impact of the exhibition industry in South Africa at a media breakfast on 5 April 2017. AAXO commissioned the study to assess the impact Continue reading →

Industry experts to address first-time buyers and property investors

Next weekend, the 8th and 9th of April 2017, sees the Western Cape play host to a first of a kind exhibition – The Property Buyer Show – aimed at first-time residential buyers and property investors looking to expand their portfolio. This innovative exhi Continue reading →

AFGRI platinum sponsor at Agritech Expo Zambia in Chisamba in April

AFGRI platinum sponsor at Agritech Expo Zambia in Chisamba in April As in previous years, Agritech Expo Zambia enjoys extensive support from the agri industry with the well-known supplier AFGRI Corporation Ltd., the sole John Deere distributor Continue reading →

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