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It’s about survival of the fittest! Gain marketing muscle at Madex 2017; free pre-registration is now open JOHANNESBURG – February 22, 2017 - Do you ever feel like all you have learnt, know and do is suddenly and without warning being turned upside down? In the...

Award-winning Agritech Expo Zambia returns to Chisamba in April as agri sector continues to move with the times Increased international presence at outdoor agri show “As Zambian agriculture continues moving with changing times and environment, so does our Agritech Expo. Farmers should brace themselves for yet another...

Buying your own home can be a daunting prospect. Many of us have spent our lives renting, so when we decide to take the step up to owning property we often aren’t quite as prepared as we should be. With this in mind, we sat...

African Utility Week Industry Awards include new gas, small scale and ICT categories to reflect evolution of energy and water sectors Nominations are open for top industry professionals and projects “I know the energy revolution is powering up and ready to take off. We should embrace energy...

  Pretoria, South Africa: The travel and tourism industry stands to benefit from a more dynamic, competitive and inclusive economy as envisaged in the 2017 State of the Nation Address (SONA) says the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA). However, this will require a greater level...

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The evening of 26 January 2017 saw the Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) successfully host the first ever ROAR Organiser and Exhibitor Awards - a glamorous opportunity for the industry to unite like never before. Over 330 guests attended this glittering event which was...

Scroll through photos from the ROAR Awards that took place on 26 January 2017. [huge_it_gallery id="2"] ...

South Africa Bike Festival, powered by Discovery Channel, is thrilled to announce that the incredibly successful Custom Bike Championship is back by popular demand, and will once again take place at the next fun-fuelled rendition of the festival, which takes place at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit...

The exhibition industry is always changing and as a result it is important to stay on trend and to push boundaries in order to appeal to a rapidly advancing market. Kim Kitchen shares what we can expect from exhibition stands this year. ...

FIRST IMPRESSIONS ARE OF VITAL IMPORTANCE Exhibitors should make it a priority to assess their stand’s visibility, and the message it communicates. Successful visibility can be achieved through the use of modern and effective illumination such as lighting, impressive AV, beautiful finishes, extended height as well...

Compex® has participated in various exhibitions such as Meetings Africa and Markex. These two exhibitions have been developed for the MICE industry, but with different opportunities for participants. Being both exhibitions organisers and exhibitors themselves, Compex® has learned how to maximise the opportunities presented by participation...

The Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) and the Exhibition and Events Association for Southern Africa (EXSA) are proud to announce a joint awards venture – two industry awards ceremonies under one banner. An industry first, the ROAR Organiser and Exhibitor Awards together with the...

    *25% off – January Special Tickets are now on sale for the hugely successful South Africa Bike Festival, which debuted as the FIRST event in 2016 at the ALL NEW Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit. Back by popular demand from industry members and visitors alike the festival...

Press Release November 2016 AAXO announces ROAR award judges and entry requirements After announcing the exciting news of the first ever AAXO Organiser and Exhibitor Awards set to take place on 26 January 2017, the Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) is proud to announce further details regarding...

South Africa Bike Festival returns to fuel industry growth and dominate the SA motorcycle market in 2017 Kalayami Grand Prix Circuit.  This year saw international media and exhibition company, Clarion Events UK, launch the inaugural and premier South Africa Bike Festival, powered by Discovery Channel, at Kyalami...

Joint Press Release November 2016 Exhibition and event industry unite for Annual Awards The Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) and the Exhibition and Events Association for Southern Africa (EXSA) are proud to announce a joint awards venture and open first call to nomination of judges for the...

The first ever Global Exhibitions Day takes place today on 8 June 2016. Driven by Paris based UFI – The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, Dallas based IAEE – The International Association of Exhibitions and Events and numerous association partners from all around the world,...

Ian Sequeira, EVP, Exhibit Surveys Inc. shared a Free Tradeshow & Event ROI Tool Kit with the AAXO delegates at the AAXO Organiser Sales Training Day on 18 May.   Visit their website to register.    ...

Click here to listen to the full recording of the webinar. Click here to download the slide deck of the webinar. Nancy Drapeau, PRC Research Director Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) A 23-year market research veteran with over 17 years in the B2B trade exhibitions sector. As CEIR’s Research...

One of the most exciting evolutions in the design industry of late has been a fresh definition of the term “African Style”. Gone are the conventional rustic or overtly colonial-style offerings we’ve come to expect of décor that emanates from the Mother Continent. Instead, materials...

DRC Minister of Mines Martin Kabwelulu Labilo at opening session in Lubumbashi in June “There is no doubt that 2016 is a challenging year for the mining sector and therefore, also for the DRC” says Elodie Delagneau, event director for the upcoming DRC Mining Week...

The City of Cape Town is the place to be next month as WTM Africa begins on 6 April 2016 With just under three weeks to go, momentum around WTM Africa 2016 is swiftly building.  As Africa’s leading B2B exhibition for inbound and outbound Africa travel...

African Utility Week’s Innovation Hub offers unique opportunity “Our goal is to take our clean cooking fuel to every energy poor household in Uganda by 2020 and to every country in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2030” says Sanga Moses, CEO of the ground breaking company ECO-FUEL AFRICA...

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