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AAXO makes its way to Cape Town for groundbreaking training
AAXO makes its way to Cape Town for groundbreaking training

Cape Town is rapidly harnessing the makings of a renowned exhibition city. Consequently, the African Association for Exhibition Organisers will be hosting its first training event of 2017, in Cape Town...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 1 day ago

Bulletproof Marriage exhibits at the Wedding Expo
Bulletproof Marriage exhibits at the Wedding Expo

Exhibiting at the Johannesburg Wedding Expo gave the Bulletproof Marriage team the opportunity to share wisdom from international best-seller Bulletproof Marriage: Your shield against divorce with the more than 8,000 visitors...

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 17 Mar 2017

Sexpo 2017
Make sex great again

Sex: whether it's taboo, whispered about behind closed doors, joked about or discussed in the doctor's office, it's an integral part of being human...

By Mike Sharman 16 Mar 2017

UJ art exhibition celebrates book art
UJ art exhibition celebrates book art

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is holding two exhibitions, a colloquium, as well as associated workshops and walkabouts focusing on artists' books...

15 Mar 2017

Innovation, simplified - Rocket Creative's web relaunch
Innovation, simplified - Rocket Creative's web relaunch

An ever-expanding product range exhibits that a business is flourishing. However, it also presents a significant challenge as to how a business conveys its product information...

Issued by Rocket Creative Design & Display 15 Mar 2017

Flaunt it! Get your display priorities straight in 2017
Flaunt it! Get your display priorities straight in 2017

Humans are visual creatures. When it comes to marketing, this visual disposition of mankind needs to be appreciated. (Yup, promotion is ultimately all about tapping into the primal and predictive traits of our species!)...

Issued by Gawk 15 Mar 2017

Local designers to reveal conscious environment creations at Decorex Décor District
Local designers to reveal conscious environment creations at Decorex Décor District

Four leading designers will be envisioning the Canvex ‘Conscious Environment' theme in the form of homestyle installations at this year's Décor District featured at Decorex Durban from 18-21 March...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 13 Mar 2017

Hawes and Kedia
#ScanDisplayatEuroShop: Final insights from a houseboat

Team Scan Display SA recently spent time on a houseboat on the Rhine river during the 2017 EuroShop global retail trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany...

10 Mar 2017

Wedding Inspirations sponsors the fashion show at The Wedding Expo
Wedding Inspirations sponsors the fashion show at The Wedding Expo

In a first for the magazine, South African Wedding Inspirations is sponsoring the fashion show at the upcoming Wedding Expo at the Ticketpro Dome on 11 and 12 March...

Issued by The Wedding Group 9 Mar 2017

Team Scan Display at EuroShop
#ScanDisplayatEuroShop: Video interviews with global giants

The SA Scan Display team has conducted exclusive video interviews with a selection of this year's best, attending the once-in-three-years international at the 2017 EuroShop global retail trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany...

8 Mar 2017

The 2017 Stokvel Exhibition Bokone Bophirima seeks to grow stokvels within the VTSD areas
The 2017 Stokvel Exhibition Bokone Bophirima seeks to grow stokvels within the VTSD areas

The Department of Finance, Economy and Enterprise Development (FEED) presents the annual 2017 Stokvel Exhibition as from 10-11 March at the Brazil Stadium, in Jouberton, Matlosana Local Municipality under the theme “The People's economy”...

Issued by Seven Colors Communications 7 Mar 2017

Fairnet
First day overdose for Scan Display at EuroShop

As usual, the first day of EuroShop was a visual sweet party with a sugar overdose of note after two hours of visiting a single exhibition hall. With one hall done and seventeen to go, it is overwhelming.

6 Mar 2017

#ScanDisplayatEuroShop: Scan Display, live from EuroShop!
#ScanDisplayatEuroShop: Scan Display, live from EuroShop!

Scan Display is one of many retailers showcasing their product at the global retail trade fair, EuroShop, in Düsseldorf, Germany from 5 to 9 March 2017. Attendee Paul Hugo says so far they've seen, “new ideas, new trends, creativity and wow,” at EuroShop 2017...

6 Mar 2017

M-Net's Magic in Motion Expo is back!
M-Net's Magic in Motion Expo is back!

Celebrating its third year, the M-Net Magic in Motion Expo is where education meets opportunity. Emphasising careers within the film and television industry, the four-day expo is being held at Sasani Studios...

Issued by M-Net Magic in Motion 3 Mar 2017

Dancing in the rain at the 2017 Johannesburg HOMEMAKERS Expo
Dancing in the rain at the 2017 Johannesburg HOMEMAKERS Expo

They say that when it rains on your wedding you will have a blessed marriage. Well, if this is at all true for exhibitions, the Johannesburg HOMEMAKERS Expo had a fantastic show...

Issued by HOMEMAKERS 28 Feb 2017

MamaMagic New Product Awards winners revealed
MamaMagic New Product Awards winners revealed

The 2016 MamaMagic New Product Award winners all scored 75% and above in each of their categories and the Overall MamaMagic New Product Award Winner scored the highest out of all the categories...

Issued by Exposure Marketing 28 Feb 2017

Loeries Africa Middle East to exhibit 2016 winning work
Loeries Africa Middle East to exhibit 2016 winning work

Loeries Africa Middle East has curated the 2016 winning work that has achieved the highest accolade for creativity and innovation in the region into a travelling exhibition for campuses, schools and colleges to encourage excellence among young creatives...

22 Feb 2017

Gain marketing muscle at Madex 2017; free pre-registration is now open
Gain marketing muscle at Madex 2017; free pre-registration is now open

Do you ever feel like all you have learnt, know and do is suddenly and without warning being turned upside down? In the past year have you looked at your job and muttered an oh-my-word, wow, seriously or sjoe?..

Issued by Madex 22 Feb 2017

MamaMagic New Product Awards 2016
MamaMagic New Product Awards 2016

The MamaMagic, The Baby Expo stamp of approval is one that gives any brand a level of credibility that is highly sought after in the parenting field. This coveted stamp of approval comes in the form of the MamaMagic New Product Awards...

Issued by Exposure Marketing 16 Feb 2017

MamaMagic, The Baby Expo is the Best Consumer Exhibition
MamaMagic, The Baby Expo is the Best Consumer Exhibition

MamaMagic, The Baby Expo scooped up two Best Consumer Exhibition awards at the 2016 African Association of Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) and Exhibition Association of South Africa (EXSA) Exhibition Industry Awards...

Issued by Exposure Marketing 15 Feb 2017

Make your space your living dream
Make your space your living dream

To create a #livingdream, Africa's premier décor, design and lifestyle exhibition portfolio, Decorex SA, will offer visitors a range of quality items and innovations destined to transform any home into a relaxation haven...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 14 Feb 2017

The Wedding Expo, where stylish weddings start!
The Wedding Expo, where stylish weddings start!

The Wedding Expo at the Ticketpro Dome on 11 and 12 March has all the answers to your wedding planning woes!..

Issued by The Wedding Group 13 Feb 2017

A tribute to your home
A tribute to your home

If you're thinking about renovating, building, or decorating, you need to visit the Johannesburg HOMEMAKERS Expo at the Ticketpro Dome from 23-26 February...

Issued by HOMEMAKERS 13 Feb 2017

Ambiente: Feedback from Frankfurt
Ambiente: Feedback from Frankfurt

Ambiente is one of the leading trade fairs showcasing design across dining, giving and living…

By Dave Nemeth 13 Feb 2017

#DesignMonth: 140 BBDO launches third issue of I Get Paid for This zine
#DesignMonth: 140 BBDO launches third issue of I Get Paid for This zine

140 BBDO launched the third issue of its zine, I Get Paid for This at First Thursdays on 2 February to an overwhelming response...

10 Feb 2017

2016 an award-winning year for Scan Display
2016 an award-winning year for Scan Display

Scan Display received six awards and its partner company, Synergy Business Events, received one at the EXSA and AAXO joint industry awards evening on 26 January...

Issued by Scan Display 6 Feb 2017

Dusk to Dawn - solo show by Philippe Bousquet at Southern Guild gallery
Dusk to Dawn - solo show by Philippe Bousquet at Southern Guild gallery

Southern Guild's Cape Town gallery will display over 100 sculptures and paintings by French assemblage artist Philippe Bousquet from 24 March to 26 May, with a preview on 23 March, 6-9pm...

1 Feb 2017

Recognition for Reed Exhibitions at AAXO Exhibition Industry Awards
Recognition for Reed Exhibitions at AAXO Exhibition Industry Awards

Reed Exhibitions was recently recognised for four of their exhibitions in the first-ever Association of African Exhibition Organisers Exhibitor Awards...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 30 Jan 2017

Best overall exhibition winners
ROAR Organiser and Exhibitor Awards winners

The Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) hosted the first ROAR Organiser and Exhibitor Awards on 26 January 2017 at the Ticketpro Dome, Johannesburg...

27 Jan 2017

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