WHY SAITEX IS ESSENTIAL FOR YOUR BUSINESS

MORE THAN 2,700 HIGH QUALITY ATTENDEES

SAITEX offers direct access to trading channels: meet importers, distributors and retailers from across the continent

In 2018 visitors were drawn from 26 countries, to source a full A-Z of products from around the world, to find new partners and to conclude export and import deals. SAITEX is not just the largest multi-sector trade-show show in Africa, it also introduces the Trade Development Forum a key platform where government and trade bodies engage to discuss and share information and policy on development with Africa.

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

VISITOR PROFILE 2018:

60.1%

BUYER /
Decision maker

28.1%

INFLUENCER

US$676m

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EXHIBITOR TESTIMONIAL

  • “SAITEX has been amazing and we have found
    that there has been a huge interest in our brand
    and have met contacts from BushFire that are
    interested in further exposing the brand.”

     

    Lungile Beuta
    Ban-twa-na

who exhibits

✅Exporters
✅Manufacturers
✅Brands

SAITEX 2018 attracted 140 exhibitors to Johannesburg from 17 countries showcasing a diverse range of products.

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

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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 2018

Destea

FEED

Pick n Pay

BITC

High Commission of India

Shoprite Checkers (PTY) LTD

MEGA

Spar

Tiger Brands

Unilever

Huawei Technologies SA PTY LTD

Massmart

The Department of Trade & Industry

Woolworths Holdings Ltd

Famous Brands

Clover

Department for International Trade and Trade Facilitation Office Nigeria

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

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

Supported by

  • JCCI logo
  • CGCSA logo hires

Knowledge partner

  • 271

Media partners

  • 644
  • AFRICA OUTLOOK LOGO 300 DPI 01
  • 943
  • AfricanBusinessCentralLogo
  • 098
  • africa
  • Export Hub Marketing logo

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 23 JUNE 2019
Monday 24 JUNE 2019
Tuesday 25 JUNE 2019

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

The cost per day is R20.