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WIOCC @ AFRICACOM – Custom Exhibition Stand

AfricaCom is the “largest and most influential Africa-focused tech event in the world – the meeting place for those driving Africa’s digital transformation”. Held annually at the CTICC in Cape Town, this event see’s upwards of 8000 delegates visit Cape Town. We were commissioned to design and manufacture WIOCC’s custom exhibition stand presence at the 2016 edition of AfricaCom Situated in the main hall 3 aisle, we created a double-storey, 108m2 exhibit that showcased WIOCC networks & services and gaveRead More

Exhibiting at AFRICACOM 2014?

AFRICACOM is back in 2014 and promises to be bigger and better than ever before. The organisers are expecting a record number of delegates from around the world, making AfricaCom, Africa’s premier Telecoms trade show to visit. HOTT3D will be onsite assisting both the organisers and clients with the signage and expo side of AfricaCom 2014. FACTS: Dates: 11-13 November 2014 Venue: CTICC Cape Town, South Africa Exhibitors: +375 Attendees: 9 000 Speakers: +300 Website:  africacomworldseries.com Twitter: @AllAboutCom Facebook: facebook.com/AllAboutComRead More

10 Eye-catching Exhibition Stand Designs

Exhibitions and Trade Shows are a very competitive environment and as such, how your booth looks can make a huge impact on the success of the event for your company. The exhibits that work the best create a space that is immediately eye-catching and makes the delegate want to interact or at worst have a closer look. Open, welcoming stands definitely work far better at attracting interaction than stands that are closed off. Though this does depend on the intendedRead More

Exhibition Design – Optiphi and Leenyx @ World Congress of Aesthetic Medicine

The 19th World Congress of Aesthetic Medicine (WCAM2013) was recently held at the CTICC in Cape Town.  We were contracted by Optiphi and Leenyx to produce their 6m x 3m corner exhibits at the event. Both are constructed using Octanorm Maxima as the structure. We then added stretched fabric, duco-sprayed timber, textured wallpapers as well as a range of custom items, shelving, furniture  and lighting effect. The exhibition design objective for both exhibits was to achieve a clinical aesthetic and also toRead More

Exhibition Trade Show Stand Design in 2012 – The Hott3D Style Guideline & Ideas

Hott3D has been  extremely busy in 2012, building exhibition stands around South Africa. We thought we would give an update on some of our Exhibition Trade Show Design Ideas & Materials, that we have used for our clients in 2012. AfricaCom 2012 – WIOCC Pavillion As AfricaCom 2012 nears, we are full steam ahead planning for a large amount of stand building at this years exhibition. We will be building around 20 exhibits this year ranging from Budget Exhibit booths toRead More

An example of a modular exhibition system

What Type of Trade Show Booth is Right for your Needs?

There is a wide selective of options available for your next trade show exhibiting needs. As with everything, some are cheap and others are expensive. How do you select a trade show booth that is right for you and your brand, as well as your budget? Well, the best place to start is your budget. If you are a large company budget is no problem and you can afford to show off your company in the best possible light. IfRead More

AfricaCom 2011 photos

The 3D-HOTT3D as well as our BudgetExhibits division crew completed over 38 individual projects on AfricaCom including   1. Large Scale Custom exhibits 2. System built exhibits 3. A variety of graphic print services 4. Graphic Design & Venue direction signage planning and implementation 5. Rigging of all hanging signage 6. The design and setup of the AfricaCom Awards in conjunction with Gearhouse 7. Conference Stream design and branding   Our small, but dedicated team spent a year planning AfricaComRead More

AfricaCom 2011 Awards

The 4th annual AfricaCom Awards took place at The Lookout in the V&A Waterfront on the 9th of November 2011. Celebrating companies that contribute towards telecoms in Africa the event was bursting at the seams with attendee’s from the concurrent AfricaCom conference and exhibition that was taking place at the CTICC on the 9th and 10th of November.   Linking with GearhouseSA, The H3D-HOTT3D crew created temporary infrastructure  to bring across both the event and sponsor branding and also to createRead More

Pharmaplan teams up with OperationShoebox

At Biological Psychiatry currently on in Stellenbosch Pharmaplan teamed up with Operation Shoebox to create an activity for delegates to participate in.           At medical congresses delegate participation in activities is big in South Africa. At any one show delegates can be seen making pottery, painting, creating caricatures…even wall climbing.   On Pharmaplans stands delegates are encouraged to personalise shoe-boxes in their own unique way using paint, pens, stickons, glitter. These boxes will then be filled with clothing, toiletries,Read More

Pharmaplan SASUOG Expo Stand

Based on a 6m x 2m floorspace this expo stand was an offshoot of an exhibit built previously for the Gyneacology division of Pharmaplan. It made use of existing graphic panels.  Products on display included Smecta, Linola, Cosmofer, Cathejell and Lomexin. SASUOG was held at the Upper Eastside Hotel in Woodstock, Cape Town. The exhibit used the following finishes 1. Raised tongue and groove timber flooring 2. Octanorm aluminium structure 3. Stretched fabric prints 4. Custom bar counters with backlit graphic panelsRead More