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dmg events is hosting Africa Trade Week, which will for the first time ever comprise of three essential exhibitions, namely The Hotel Show Africa, Africa’s Big 7 and SAITEX. Taking place from the 23 – 25 June 2019, Africa Trade Week will bring together the hospitality, tourism, food & beverage and the retail sectors under the theme “Africa – the new home of trade.”

A fitting theme as South Africa’s’ trade industry is made of five sectors namely: retail, hospitality, automotive, food & beverage and wholesale. The 3-event showcase brings 4 of these main sectors to the world while building a world class retail event for Africa which will ensure the spotlight is on the continent in June every year.

Africa Trade Week welcomes over 10,000 international industry professionals from 53 countries to source products, services, equipment, supplies, innovations, technology and solutions from over 500 exhibitors from across more than 40 countries.

This 3-event showcase together with the Hospitality Leadership Forum, FoodNext.Africa, Trade Development Forum, free training workshops and live features including competitions are supported by over 20 different global media partners.

This dedicated 3-day international trading platform establishes South Africa as the gateway to the continent while delivering the latest cutting edge innovations, new ideas and products, trends, insight and future thinking, ensuring that Africa Trade Week is the go to event in the global calendar and the only place to find new products, secure new clients and meet the leading professionals from across the globe.



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Exhibition Venue


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.


Security monitored parking is available in an open air opposite the venue as well as behind Hall 5.
The cost per day is R20.


Sunday 23 JUNE 2019
Monday 24 JUNE 2019
Tuesday 25 JUNE 2019

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


Hotel Show Africa Official Accommodation Suppliers

Midrand Central Reservations provides quality service and guarantee competitive rates to our valued clients.

Contact us for:
Quotes from hotels that are within walking distance to Gallagher Convention Centre
Quotes from Sandton Hotels – the shopping and entertainment Mecca of South Africa
Assistance with car rentals, airport shuttles, restaurants, tours etc

Africa Trade Week

Tel: +27 82 448 6680
Fax: +27 86 570 4268

Midrand Conference Centre and Villa Tuscana Guesthouses is a 10-acre big village with 17 conference and function venues and 8 4star guesthouses with 103 en-suite bedrooms situated in a beautiful, tranquil garden setting across the road from Gallagher Estate. Renowned for quality service and warm hospitality, the village offers 3 business centres, wifi and fixed line connectivity, a helipad, 2 swimming pools, bars, lounges and a lapa.

Africa Trade Week

Tel: +27 11 315 8326