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Meetings Africa Celebrates Record Numbers | Events

Via Scoop.it – Exhibitions, Conferences & Trade Shows – South Africa “Though some do disagree the Organisers of meetings Africa released a report stating that numbers where up 20% year-on-year, whilst international visitors doubled from 106 in 2011 to 205 in 2012”   The  Johannesburg reports record attendance numbers for the recently concluded 2012 Meetings Africa international exhibition.   The Sandton Convention Centre Johannesburg reports record attendance numbers for the recently concluded 2012 Meetings Africa international exhibition. Meetings Africa is Africa’s business tourism lekgotla whichRead 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 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

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

Pharmaplan SASMO congress

Hott3D produced 2 large exhibition stands for Pharmaplan and Merck as well as a huge Hospitality zone for Pfizer at SASMO/ SASCRO Oncology congress held at Sun City last week. All 3 exhibits were produced seamlessly despite the huge effort required in both pre-production and onsite. The buildup of all 3 exhibits took a full 2 days and strike took 8 hours until the truck was resealed. Not to mention months of planning. A few photographs of Pharmaplans below.  PhotographsRead More

Cosmedica 2011 – Pharmaplan Aesthetics

Latest stand for Pharmaplan Aesthetics division for the Cosmedica 2011 Congress. Held at the Hilton hotel in Johannesburg.                       Using Octanorm Maxima and large format high impact full colour fabric prints a simple yet effective booth was created.                         The stand was used as a platform to launch their newest range Teosyal and also to further market Dermaceutic as wellRead More

My top 5 alternative conference venues Cape Town

We have made an update to this page. If you need even more options please see this post: Our Top 5 Alternative Conference Venues in Cape Town – 2014   Looking for a place to host a small conference and or exhibition…CTICC too big or too expensive. Not to worry there are plenty of smaller, more intimate venues at your disposal. Here are our picks for alternative conference venues in Cape Town. 1. Spier Spier has possibly the nicest staffRead More

Pharmaplan at EHPBA medical congress 2011

Pharmaplan where exhibiting a new medical drug to an audience of 1500 delegates, many of whom where international. A representative of Biotest (Pharmaplans are the South african distributors for Biotest) flew out to support their exhibition effort. The stand is a combination of system (Octanorm Maxima) and custom and incorporates features such as – Slung ceilings – Drop down bulkheads with branding – Custom timber tower with plant features – Reclaimed teak furniture – Tongue and groove timber flooring ThisRead More