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Recognition for Reed Exhibitions at AAXO Exhibition Industry Awards

The Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) hosted the first-ever ROAR Organiser and Exhibitor Awards at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg on 26 January 2017. The traditional-themed event celebrated the successes of the events and exhibitions industry in 2016 and was attended by over 330 guests.
Guests at the AXXO ROAR Awards were invited to dress according to the traditional theme of the event.
Guests at the AXXO ROAR Awards were invited to dress according to the traditional theme of the event.

The ROAR Awards is centred on Respect, Opportunities, Achievements and Recognition, and acknowledged a range of categories for industry members. With exhibitors being a critical part of the success of the events industry, Reed Exhibitions’ MD and AAXO Chairperson Carol Weaving’s vision to champion the cause of AAXO’s members was made possible through the ROAR Awards by also giving exhibitors an opportunity to be recognised at this glamorous event.

Reed Exhibitions’ MD and AXXO Chairperson, Carol Weaving
Reed Exhibitions’ MD and AXXO Chairperson, Carol Weaving
Reed Exhibitions was proudly recognised for four of our exhibitions in the ROAR Exhibition Organiser Awards category. Decorex Johannesburg was awarded Best Show of the Year, and World Travel Market Africa (WTMA), 100% Design, and Decorex Durban all won their categories. For WTMA, Best Trade Exhibitions: 6,001-12,000 square metres; 100% Design won Best Trade and Consumer Exhibition under 6,000 square metres; and Decorex Durban won Best Trade and Consumer Exhibition 6,000-12,000 square metres.

On the success of the AAXO ROAR Awards, Carol Weaving commented: “AAXO was created to bring quality, credibility and professionalism to the exhibition industry. It is good to see that we are steering in exactly the right direction."

For more information on the AAXO ROAR Awards, please visit www.aaxo.co.za.

30 Jan 2017 16:43

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