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Creating exceptional shopper experiences

A TAILOR MADE SOLUTION FOR MODERN RETAIL IN 2018… AND BEYOND

Retail Solutions is a dynamic new showcase focusing on innovations across retail.  If you supply in-store and pop products, payment and booking systems, fit out, displays, technology, visual merchandising or any product that helps encourage and enhance the consumer purchasing and shopper experience, this is the event for you.

Co located with 3 leading events across, retail, trade, business, hospitality and f&b and already attracting 15,000 professionals from major brands, retailers, supermarkets, hotels, restaurants, shopping malls, and passenger terminals, together with a targeted marketing campaign, this event will give you direct access to important influencers and buyers.  

Not just an exhibition, free-to-attend seminars include sessions presented by industry leaders examining trends in the industry, new technology and the future of shopper marketing. Retail solutions gives a single forum for new ideas, exciting innovations and the cutting edge technology that shapes the retail marketplace.

If you want to increase business and get in front of decision makers from across the continent, retail Solutions, provides the perfect opportunity.

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who exhibits

Suppliers who offer innovations and technology to ensure seamless, engaging and enhanced experiences along the path to purchase:

  • Architectural services
    Baskets/Trollies
    Brand experience
    Data analytics and insights
    Design consultants/Store design
    Digital screens/Signage
    Experiential
    Field marketing
    Furniture, furnishings and fixtures
    In-store media, music, video, SFX, aromas
    In-store tech
    Lighting
    Loyalty and incentives
    Mannequins
    Media, education, trade association
    Non-digital signage/Graphics
    Omnichannel
    POP and POS
    Research/Insights
    Shelving, racking, rails, holders, hangers, showcases and counters
    Shop fitters
    Shopfronts and entrances
    Surfaces, flooring, walls
    Visual merchandising

WHO VISITS

Brands, agencies, retailers, architects and designers who purchase solutions to enhance, manage and engage shoppers. 

  • Agencies, designers, architects
    Brand manufacturers
    Chain stores
    Department stores
    Hotels and resorts
    Independent retailers
    Online retailers
    Passenger terminals
    Pubs, clubs, cafés and restaurants
    Quick service retail and foodservice
    Shopping centres
    Sports arenas
    Supermarkets and forecourts
    Theme parks, cinemas and museums
    Venues

  • RETAIL MANAGERS AND DIRECTORS
    Brand & Category Management
    Consumer & Shopper Insights
    Merchandising
    Retail & Digital Marketing
    Shopper Marketing
    Strategy
    BRAND MANAGERS AND DIRECTORS
    Brand Activation
    Brand, Category Product Development
    Channel Marketing
    Customer Teams
    Integrated Marketing
    Merchandising & Packaging
    Shopper Experience
    Shopper Insights
    Shopper Marketing
    AGENCIES
    Account Teams
    Art Directors
    Brand Development
    Creative Directors
    Insights
    Planning Directors
    Promotional Strategy
    Retail Design
    ARCHITECTS AND DEVELOPERS
    DESIGNERS

MORE THAN JUST AN EXHIBITION

SHOPPER EXPERIENCE

Leading suppliers showcase the perfect ‘experience’ environment on the exhibition floor. Exhibitors will be able to get involved with important product placement.
Leading suppliers showcase the perfect ‘experience’ environment on the exhibition floor. Exhibitors will be able to get involved with important product placement.

TRADE DEVELOPMENT FORUM

A programme of essential sessions covering latest and future customer buying trends, latest innovations and opportunities will ensure visitors are armed with the up to date information and ideas to keep them at the cutting edge.
A programme of essential sessions covering latest and future customer buying trends, latest innovations and opportunities will ensure visitors are armed with the up to date information and ideas to keep them at the cutting edge.

MEET PURCHASERS

A highly valuable B2B programme of networking events, which will ensure you get maximum access to visitors with whom can build leads.
A highly valuable B2B programme of networking events, which will ensure you get maximum access to visitors with whom can build leads.

LIVE PRODUCT PITCH

If you have a dynamic new or innovative product, you can present it live on the exhibition floor and potentially attract clients to whom you may never usually have access.
If you have a dynamic new or innovative product, you can present it live on the exhibition floor and potentially attract clients to whom you may never usually have access.

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

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

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

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Knowledge partner

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Media partners

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Co-located with

Attending embassies

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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