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FIBO Global Fitness Festival presented by Dis-Chem Pharmacies provided all the features of a true Health and Fitness event. The first of its kind on the African Continent, FIBO Global Fitness Africa welcomed thousands of visitors over the three-day Festival and day and a half...

Reed Exhibitions Africa and ReedPOP announced that the second edition of Comic Con Africa will take place from 21 - 24 September 2019, at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand. Due to the unprecedented success of the inaugural Comic Con Africa, the event will now take place...

The Association of African Exhibition Organisers, Exhibition and Events Association of Southern Africa and South African Tourism recently held two successful networking events held in Johannesurg at Expo Centre on Thursday, 18th October 2018 and then again on Wednesday, 24th October 2018 in Cape Town...

Every year the top performers of the industry governed by the Association of African Exhibition Organisers and the Exhibition Association of Southern Africa, get together to celebrate the ROAR awards as well as the EXSA-LLENCE awards to celebrate excellence and incredible achievements within the industry...

  1 October 2018, Reed Exhibitions Africa, ReedPOP and VS Gaming today announced the unprecedented success of the inaugural Comic Con Africa. There were several elements that made this event such a success and an African first. Over 45 000 fans made their way through the...

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Compex Pty Ltd, a leading South African based Exhibition and Event Infrastructure company, has announced that the company has been granted a license to operate in the United Kingdom and will open a second office in London. On the back of continued strong growth, Compex has...

SA Tourism, through the National Convention Bureau (NCB), has identified exhibitions as a key driver for both economic and tourism development. This strategic focus will become an enabler in this sector to assist with both funding and international market access to exhibition organisers. To this...

Marketing expert Leatitia van Straten has been elected as the new chairperson of the Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO), replacing Carol Weaving, who has headed the association since its inception in 2015. Van Straten, who has served as Marketing Director at Terrapinn and is now...

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, 23 May 2018 – The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) declared a new outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) on 8 May 2018. Following this announcement, the Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI), the...

The Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) has launched a news portal dedicated to exhibition and events news and information. The news platform, African Exhibition News (AEN), publishes and curates news from across Africa and abroad, relating to the big business of exhibitions and events. African Exhibition...

Dear Members, On the 19th February 2018 the 3D Group of Companies was placed in voluntary liquidation. We would like to caution all members at this point in their dealings with 3D and the related entities of the following in respect of voidable dispositions, the appointment of the liquidators, and...

With 4.4 million exhibitors, 260 million visitors and 98 billion € (109 billion US $) being spent With 4.4 million exhibitors, 260 million visitors and 98 billion € (109 billion US $) being spent by the them combined annually, the exhibition industry is thriving globally. Approximately...

Sustainability is a journey, and one that exhibition and event display specialist, Scan Display, has embraced. Its most recent project to promote greening has been the Cape Town branch’s installation of its own plant nursery which exclusively stocks water-wise, non-invasive plants. One of the company’s exhibition...

Partnership opens new channels to Europe for African exhibition organisers   Johannesburg, March 2018 – The Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) has signed a strategic agreement with its Italian counterpart, the Italian Exhibition and Trade Fair Association (AEFI), to support bilateral growth and collaboration.   The partnership agreement,...

It was a memorable event where industry partners, exhibitors, suppliers, media, employees both past and present, shareholders and owners joined together at the Expo Centre Clubhouse in Johannesburg to celebrate the 50th birthday of exhibition organiser, Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery. It was an evening of...

On the evening of 1 February 2018, AAXO hosted Southern Africa’s most reputable exhibitors and organisers at the annual and exclusive ROAR Awards. The evening was a black-and-gold affair with glitz-and-glam everywhere and its sole purpose was to celebrate the work of outstanding professionals in...

AAXO ROAR AWARDS 2017 WINNERS LIST Distinctions in Exhibiting went to: Lafarge Holcim built by BluCube at Decorex Endress+Hauser at Africa Automation Fair Franke South Africa - Decorex Kitchen Trends Project 2017 built by Various stand builders at Decorex Beckhoff Automation built by Red Bellwether at...

  The second annual ROAR Awards hosted by the Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) will be held on 1 February 2018 at the Ticketpro Dome. Bigger than before, this glamorous dinner will celebrate excellence in the exhibition industry in Africa.   It will be the highlight of...

22 January, 2018 Press Release – Dissolution of 3D Group The Associations, AAXO and EXSA, of the exhibition industry in Southern Africa are very concerned and distressed to have heard the news that 3D Group have apparently dissolved and terminated all business activity as of 31 November...

If you answered yes to any of these questions  you have to be at the Exhibition of Exhibitions 2018!   The Exhibition of Exhibitions, a groundbreaking occasion,  was designed to equip exhibitors with information and innovative tools to boost the entire exhibition industry. New trends New technology New...

Over the last couple of years, AAXO positioned itself as the leading authority in the exhibitions industry in South Africa and Africa with a mandate to drive industry growth across the continent. This is exactly why the Management of the Ticketpro Dome are so proud...

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...

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, 1 November 2017 – The Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI) and the Association of African Exhibition Organizers (AAXO) are pleased to announce a new partnership to actively promote the business events and exhibition industry within Africa. This ground-breaking agreement...

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