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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 →

It’s time to get ‘reel’ with the Madex Cinema Theatre

If there’s one thing of which visitors to the Madex 2017 (Africa’s brand spanking new marketing, advertising, design, social media, eventing and all that good stuff) expo can be assured, it’s that this will be an event with a difference!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 →

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