Cape Town

Future Cape Town – WDC2014 Voting Booth Installation

In an ongoing collaboration with Future Cape Town and their efforts to improve all of our experiences with regards interacting with the Urban space that surrounds us, the design team at HOTT3D has created a new concept for the voting station that has been so successfully employed over the last 2 years. The Voting Booth Installation unit is modular, easily transportable, quick to set up and can be configured for a variety of uses and questions asked can be changed.Read More

Exhibiting at African Utility Week 2013?

African Utility Week 2013 Fast Facts: Dates: 14 – 15 May 2013 Venue: Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), South Africa Years Running: 13 2012 Attendee Count: 4 900 2013 Projected Attendee Count: 5 000+ 2012 Exhibitor Count: 190 2013 Projected Exhibitor Count: 250 2012 Exhibition Floor Size: 9048m² 2013 Exhibition Floor Size: 11 000m²   ———————————————————————————————————————- HOTT3D is a proud preferred supplier to the Africa Utility Week 2013. We will be onsite pre-event, during event and post-event. Speak toRead More

Temporary Public Exhibition Display

Future Cape Town in Partnership with Hott3D

Hott 3D, the exhibition & experiential marketing company is pleased to announce its involvement with Future Cape Town and its ‘Your City Idea’ concept which was launched on the 17th of  May 2012 at Cape Town’s new ideas district, The Fringe. This is the first in a series of Activate Projects by Future Cape Town. Activate, is a sub-project of Future Cape Town which seeks to use structures, new and traditional media and powerful partnerships to engage citizens in differentRead More

Architects announced for CTICC Expansion

Via Scoop.it – Exhibitions, Conferences & Trade Shows – South Africa   CTICC Chief Executive Office Rashid Toefy announced that an award-winning Cape Town trio of architects – Piet Bakker of Stauch Voster Architects, Anya van der Merwe of Van der Merwe Miszewski Architects and Mokena Makeka of Makeka Design Lab – have been awarded the contract for the design of the new expansion of the convention centre. “It is the goal of the CTICC to be the best long-haulRead More

Design Indaba

Via Scoop.it – Exhibitions, Conferences & Trade Shows – South Africa Design Indaba Expo begins this Thursday 01st March at the CTICC in Cape Town. The 01st is purely a trade only day. From Friday 2nd March until Sunday 4th March it will open to the public.    The HOTT3D crew will be onsite from tomorrow installing an Exhibit for Woolworths. “Design Indaba drives a better world through creativity with conferences, expos, magazines and projects that improve the quality ofRead More

Cape Town Convention Centre Expansion Plans

Construction work is expected to commence by mid-2013, and will be completed at the end of 2015. The development will cost approximately R4.5 billion, adding an additional 49 000m⊃2; of lettable space to the Cape Town Convention Centre (CTICC). CTICC management have already secured the 10 000-delegate strong 35th International Geological Congress for August 2016, which will require use of the full expanded convention space soon to be built. This sets a firm deadline for the completion of construction work.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

R605m expansion for CTICC – MediaClubSouthAfrica.com

Via Scoop.it – Exhibition Stand Design The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) will undergo a massive expansion drive, the Western Cape provincial government has announced. A multimillion-rand investment in refurbishments at the centre was revealed in the city on 30 March 2011. The exact amount secured for the expansion project is R605-million, according to CTICC spokesperson Zeenat Parker. The development will form part of the R4.5-billion Cape Town CBD regeneration project. The expansion of the convention centre will includeRead More

Event and Exhibition Tips: Security

Event and Exhibition Tips: Security The sad reality is that theft at South African exhibition and conference venues  is endemic. Both stand builders and other contractors as well as exhibitors are constantly besieged. As a stand building company we constantly have a steady trickle of theft onsite. Power Drills, small tools, ladders, wrapping material, furniture (how do you walk off with a 3 seater couch?)…even our lunch is thieved. Insuring for this type of site work is prohibitively expensive, reactive and soRead More

Modern Garden Company

Occasionally one comes across a furnishing company that has mind-blowing pieces. It’s the stuff that Interior Designers, Architects and those with taste dream about. The Modern Garden Company in Cape Town is one of those companies with just such furnishings. No doubt the price tags are probably not to most of our palettes, but its great to look at. Eye-candy for designers. I will for one will be looking for future projects where I can acquire a decent budget to use such items as these.