EXHIBIT

ACCESS NEW CLIENTS

SAITEX gives you direct access to thousands of trade, retail and business buyers across the continent.  In 2017 visitors attended from more than 32 countries to source a full a-z of products from around the world, find new partners and conclude export and import deals. Not just the largest product sourcing show in Africa, the SAITEX conference The Trade Development Forum, is also a key platform where government and trade bodies announce new legislation and funding for business and export.

SAITEX remains one of the largest and most important events for inbound, interconnecting and outbound trade in the continent. For anyone wanting to do business in and around Africa, this is the event for best and most effective route to market.

MEET OVER 5,700 HIGH QUALITY ATTENDEES

77%

BUYER /
Decision maker

16%

INFLUENCER

$3.2bn

BUdget responsibility

  • “I managed to get people who are interested in our products and not only in South Africa, but around Africa and even from Dubai.”



    Sharana Subratty
    Casting World Ltd Mauritius

who exhibits

SAITEX 2017 ATTRACTED 320 EXHIBITORS TO JOHANNESBURG FROM MORE THAN 25 COUNTRIES

SAITEX IS REMARKABLE FOR THE INCREDIBLE RANGE OF DIFFERENT PRODUCTS THAT ARE EXHIBITED AND FIND DISTRIBUTION INTO THE AFRICAN MARKET.

PRODUCTS SHOWCASED

ELECTRONICS & IT
HOME APPLIANCES
TOYS
GADGETS
HOMEWARES
HOUSEHOLD
LIGHTING
FASHION
JEWELLERY & ACCESSORIES
GIFTWARE
GARDEN & HORTICULTURE
TOURISM

OUTDOOR FURNITURE AND FURNISHING
DIY & HOME IMPROVEMENT
BUILDING SUPPLIES
HARDWARE
TOOLING
MEDICAL & HEALTHCARE
BEAUTY & HAIR
AUTO & MACHINERY
OFFICE & WORKSPACE
RETAIL & INSTORE SOLUTIONS
BRANDS OF CHINA

EXHIBITOR GEOGRAPHICAL ORIGIN

world

BUYERS AND DECISION MAKERS FROM LEADING BRANDS ATTEND SAITEX

WHO VISITS

ENTREPRENEURS
BUSINESS OWNERS & MANAGERS
RETAIL/WHOLESALE OWNERS & MANAGERS
DISTRIBUTORS/AGENTS
DIPLOMATIC REPRESENTATIVES/EMBASSIES
INTERNATIONAL TRADE DELEGATIONS & BODIES
GOVERNMENT BODIES

Some OF the names from 2017

AVI Ltd
Choppies Enterprises Ltd
Clicks Group Ltd
The Foschini Group
truworths International Ltd
Iliad Africa Ltd
JD group
Cash & Carry
Lewis Group ltd
Hirsch’s
Massmart Holdings Ltd
Magasin general
Meikies Ltd
Mr Price Group Ltd
Netflorist
Edcon-Edgars
Pick n Pay Stores ltd
Woolworths Group Ltd
Shoprite Holdings
SPAR

J1967 SAITEX BROCHURE 2018 R7 003

WHY B2B EXHIBITIONS WORK

86%

of attendees have not been seen by your sales force in the last 15 months

76%

of decision makers ask for a quote at the show

85%

of decision makers believe that going to shows saves them time and money

67%

of all attendees represent a new prospect

90%+

of attendees plan to purchase in the next
12 – 15 months

50%+

of visitors attend for the first time

X6

For every US$1 invested in a trade show exhibitors see on average a US$6 return

WHY AFRICA

Now home to well over a billion people and an estimated 350 million middleclass consumers, Africa has one of the world’s largest and fastest developing retail markets in the world. 

Total African retail market size is now well over US$800 billion and South Africa alone had over US$50 billion sales during 2015, growing at an average of 4% each year since 2010. SAITEX provides the most important meeting place for international product suppliers and buyers sourcing products.

TOTAL AFRICAN RETAIL MARKET SIZE IS NOW WELL OVER US$800 BILLION

TOTAL AFRICAN RETAIL MARKET SIZE IS NOW WELL OVER US$800 BILLION

EACH HAVE OPERATIONS IN AN AVERAGE OF 5.3 OTHER KEY MARKETS

EACH HAVE OPERATIONS IN AN AVERAGE OF 5.3 OTHER KEY MARKETS

21 OF THESE TOP 25 RETAILERS ARE HEADQUARTERED IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

21 OF THESE TOP 25 RETAILERS ARE HEADQUARTERED IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

AFRICA’S TOP 25 RETAILERS EARN OVER US$45 BILLION IN REVENUE

AFRICA’S TOP 25 RETAILERS EARN OVER US$45 BILLION IN REVENUE

FEATURES FOR 2018

Business advice clinic

Start ups
Investment
BBEEE
How to trade with Africa
Start ups
Investment
BBEEE
How to trade with Africa

Trade Development Forum

Live discussions and debates on latest import and export opportunities
Live discussions and debates on latest import and export opportunities

Workshops

Free training and hands on learning for business and retail trade
Free training and hands on learning for business and retail trade

Live pitch

Pitch your business or product live on the show floor
Pitch your business or product live on the show floor

Meet the buyer

Organise meetings with key buyers
Organise meetings with key buyers

Supported by

  • JCCI logo
  • CGCSA logo hires

Knowledge partner

  • 271

Media partners

  • 644
  • AFRICA OUTLOOK LOGO 300 DPI 01
  • 943
  • AfricanBusinessCentralLogo
  • 098
  • africa

Where and When

EXHIBITION VENUE

GALLAGHER CONVENTION
CENTRE

19 Richard Drive, Midrand,
Johannesburg, 1685

Gallagher Convention Centre is one of Africa’s largest conference and exhibition venues. Located in Midrand, between Pretoria and Johannesburg, Gallagher is conveniently positioned in the business hub of Gauteng and is the ideal location.

PARKING

Security monitored parking is available in an open air opposite the venue as well as behind Hall 5.

DATES

Sunday 24 JUNE 2018
Monday 25 JUNE 2018
Tuesday 26 JUNE 2018

10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 16:00

The cost per day is R20.

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