AfricaCom 2021

An Interview with Liam Beattie about working with Informa Tech/ AfricaCom

August 27, 2020 blog

  When and How did your relationship with Informa PLC/ AfricaCom begin? My relationship with Informa, now known as Informa Tech started back in the late 90’s early 2000’s before HOTT3D was born. Back then AfricaCom was held at the Cape Sun International in Cape Town with just a handful of shellscheme booths and signage that consisted of just a few rollup banners. When I left my previous employment to start HOTT3D in 2005 from a farm outside Plettenberg Bay, InformaRead More


A message from the HOTT Team for their BOSS

August 3, 2020 blog

    Ask anybody who is anybody in the industry over the past decade about HOTT3D. They will tell you that HOTT3D delivers quality projects for very happy clients. They will tell you that the team at HOTT3D has that “je ne sais quoi” that is the envy of many long-established companies in the events and exhibition industry and they will tell you that they secretly wished they were a part of this incredible team.  The greatness of this teamRead More

Until We Meet Again

July 27, 2020 blog

The HOTT3D Brand is still alive and when our meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions ( MICE ) events start up again, you can be sure that our team will get back together to continue the good work that our clients and industry has come to know and trust us for.  We are launching a campaign to communicate with our clients, industry, and suppliers about how we have survived so far through the COVID- 19 pandemic and reassure them that weRead More

AfricaCare – How HOTT3D can help Medical & Government facilities during COVID-19

March 26, 2020 blog, cape town, modular

AfricaCare – How HOTT3D can help Medical & Government facilities during COVID-19 As we grapple with dealing with kids and pets photobombing our Zoom calls (oh yes and don’t stand up without being sure you have your pants on…this requires its own blog post!), our team has been furiously ferreting away coming up with achievable and scalable idea’s. It’s been insanely busy as we navigate so many unknowns and the MOUNTAIN of information flooding in, whilst doing our level bestRead More

A message from Liam – Unity in the time of COVID

March 21, 2020 blog, cape town

What a time we are in. Anyone still in denial about what we face in South Africa really needs to get their head out of the sand. We personally will be very stern to anyone we see ignoring the measures put in place to tackle the mountain we face. If your neighbours are having a party, give them hell about it and tell your other neighbours to do the same. If you see your friends still hugging and kissing inRead More

Call for Solidarity in the South Africa Exhibition Industry.

Call for Solidarity in the South Africa Exhibition Industry February and March have been a very difficult time in the events industry as it will potentially be in the months ahead. COVID 19 virus has led to multiple event cancellations or postponements around the world including now South Africa. These cancellations are taking a huge financial toll on service providers. These service providers are our friends, family, partners, and colleagues from around the world. While the limiting of mass gatheringsRead More

Budget Exhibits – Modular Exhibition Booths

Have you seen our Budget Exhibits range of booths? We developed these booths based on years of taking note of our client’s needs on exhibitions. All Budget Exhibits booths are designed to offer a premium platform for clients yet at an affordable price. By using our range of Octanorm Systems and the use of high-quality fabric printing we are able to ensure each booth is of international quality at a highly affordable price. Budget Exhibits booths are ideal for new companiesRead More


#CTCycleTour2018 The 40th Cape Town Cycle Tour took place on Sunday 11th of March. The pre-race expo (#Expo2018) took place at the Cape Town stadium for the 3rd year and now counts itself as one of the biggest cycle shows in Africa. Over 300 exhibitors welcomed more than 70 000 visitors over the three days. Thanks to our clients, Cape Union Mart and Pedal Power for allowing us to build their stands for this busy show. CAPE UNION MART  Read More

Biggest Trade Shows & Exhibitions in Africa

Trade Shows & Exhibitions in Africa Updated for 2018 HOTT3D is South Africa’s leading provider of Trade Shows and Exhibitions services. Please contact us for any exhibiting needs:     Trade Shows & Exhibitions in Africa Event Latest Date Category Region Medhealth Kenya 27-29 April 2018 Medical show Nairobi-Kenya Food & Hotel Kenya 22-24 June 2018 Hospitality Nairobi-Kenya Build Expo 3-5 May 2018 Building & Constraction Nairobi-Kenya Laborum 10-12 May 2018 Medical show Nairobi-Kenya East Africa Com 15-16 MayRead More

Winning at the EXSA Industry Awards

February 14, 2018 blog, services, Uncategorized

EXSA INDUSTRY Awards HOTT3D is pleased to announce that it has won three awards at the 2017 EXSA Exhibition Industry awards, which took place on the 1st February 2018 at the Ticketpro dome in Johannesburg. 2017 was a busy but rewarding year at HOTT3D and it is great to see the hard work put in by all members of staff, paying off. The awards also further cement the underlying qualities of HOTT3D; to deliver Honesty, Integrity & Authenticity, to allRead More