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The Event Greening Forum’s research report on wood waste at exhibitions was released earlier this year. It explores some of the challenges with dealing with this waste, as well as recommended alternatives. You can download it for free from: http://www.eventgreening.co.za/resources/downloads/ ...

Fancy Affairs has been the leading premium event hire specialist since its establishment in 1991. Our combination of an experienced leadership team and dynamic business operators has ensured that we have a constant flow of fresh ideas and vigorous energy. Over the years, we have not only reinvented ourselves...

Since 2003, LiquidChefs has been at the forefront of revolutionizing the mobile bar sphere. For the past sixteen years we have made it our mission to turn every function into an unforgettable event. Our mobile bars are operated by people with a passion for the...

MamaMagic Baby Expo The MamaMagic Baby Expo is headed back to Joburg in May 2019 for its 14th year. As South Africa’s biggest parenting expo, occurring 4 times a year and covering over 10 000m2 floorspace in total, this not-to-be missed event is a must for all expectant, new or...

Johannesburg Expo Centre (JEC) – South Africa’s largest purpose-built exhibition, conference, convention and events venue – is one of Johannesburg’s best-known landmarks. This one-of-a-kind is home to South Africa’s oldest and most cherished event The Rand Show, as well as other world-class trade shows and...

It was non-stop inspiration at this year’s Decorex Durban as 21 628 visitors streamed through the doors of the Durban Exhibition from 21 to 24 March, taking in 2019 trends showcased by Africa’s leading décor, design and lifestyle exhibition. “The ‘Designing for Africa - feels like home’ theme was so beautifully incorporated into...

“Whether you want to call it load-shedding, a blackout, load-shifting or load sharing, remember that this affects everyone. We are in this together so join your neighbourhood Whatsapp or Facebook group to stay informed.” So says Nicolette Pombo-van Zyl, editor ESI Africa, a leading energy industry journal. Off the grid “It...

The main challenge faced by farmers in the agri sector is limited and sometimes lack of access to finance or financial products that will facilitate the adoption of technologies, and effectively participate in markets. This is according to Sylvester Kalonge, Country Director, iDE Zambia, who have just come on board as a...

The innovative stand presented by leading kitchen design and furniture manufacturer, The Kitchen Studio, took top honours at the 19th annual Decorex Durban Exhibitor Stands Awards held on Thursday, 21 March. This quality designed stand – named ‘Best Overall Stand’ for 2019 - forms part of this year’s extensive exhibitor...

I-Touch exhibitions is the leading Exhibition Stand Building Company based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Our team has over 15 years of experience in exhibition stand design and manufacture. We operate throughout South Africa with our manufacturing head office based in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. We manufacture our own exhibition stands and own the technology units....

Lightboxes have become a sought-after medium for branding in retail stores and commercial properties. This is not surprising, as they are visually striking, versatile in size and placement, and the graphics are easily updated. “Our lightboxes are one of our bestsellers,” says Justin Hawes, MD of exhibition, events and...

With impressive economic growth figures, Africa is becoming an attractive destination for trade and export. Africa is open for business and the continent is looking increasingly attractive as a trade and export destination, with average annual growth for Sub Saharan Africa forecast at 8% until 2023, which is a positive...

Steeped in history as one of the oldest accommodation options in Fourways, the charming Indaba Hotel now welcomes guests with a refreshing facelift and spruced up restaurants, including the new Bistro 407, that honour the hotel’s countryside roots. The spacious Indaba Hotel is still true to its warm country house...

When it comes to interior design, the final element that ties the room together - while enhancing the standout décor pieces - is lighting. The intricacies of this particular interior design item will be beautifully showcased by lighting experts, Fundi Light & Living at the 2019 Decorex Cape Town...

Events industry veteran Lynn Chamier has been appointed as the new Event Director at leading events organiser dmg events, presenter of the upcoming Africa Trade Week Chamier, with a 33-year background working in every aspect of exhibitions, will take over the role of Event Director for Food, Hospitality and Trade in South...

Coinciding with International Women’s Day, dmg events participated at SNC-Lavalin’s Middle East Diversity & Inclusion Business Network event “Empowering Women in Construction” to sign UN’s Women Empowerment Principles (WEPs). The event was also attended by Alice Laugher, a member of the Steering Committee for the...

The Winter Seminar final exam is run at the end of the Winter Seminar training programme to evaluate the knowledge of the delegates. This follows 20 hours of exclusive training in a programme dedicated to addressing the complex issues and procedures of the exhibition logistics...

Resource Design will be attending Meetings Africa for the first time! Our exhibit will be constructed 100% from a recycled, reusable product. Developed and manufactured in South Africa, the product is ideal for use in expo, conference and event industries.    ...

Last year, the Event Greening Forum (EGF) contracted the University of Pretoria to research the use of wood in exhibition stands and its disposal after a single use, to better understand the sustainability challenges it may pose (especially in terms of waste management) and to...

SA’s leading exhibitions recognised at annual EIA AAXO ROAR awards and EXSA EXSA-llence awards South Africa’s top exhibitions and exhibition industry stakeholders have been recognised at the annual Exhibitions Industry Alliance (EIA) AAXO ROAR awards and EXSA EXSA-llence awards. The prestigious awards were presented at a...

Barmotion is now officially fully green! Using only Bio-degradable products to serve all our beverages & treats in. As a company we feel that it is everyone’s responsibility to assist in becoming more environmentally friendly. “Be the change you want to see in the world.”...

Adding another layer to this year’s ‘Designing for Africa – feels like home’ theme, Decorex SA will be partnering with proudly South African paint manufacturer, Olympic Paints®, for all three of its 2019 exhibitions – Decorex Durban, Decorex Cape Town and Decorex Joburg. “We are so thrilled to welcome Olympic Paints®...

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