Press Releases

African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo crowned at annual Expo Awards

5 February 2018

Cape Town – The African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo 2017 won Best Trade Exhibition in the 6 000 to 12 000 metres squared category at the 2nd annual AAXO ROAR awards held on Thursday 1 February 2018 at the Ticketpro dome in Johannesburg.

Tracy-Lee Behr, Portfolio Director explained “this is great acknowledgement for our phenomenal team and a supportive built environment sector both of whom who have worked tirelessly to support the development of a world class event.”

The awards hosted by the African Association of Exhibition Organisers (AAXO), aim to acknowledge and recognise excellence in exhibition participation. Entries were judged on their successful exhibition strategy incorporating marketing, activation, stand construction and ROI.

DMG events acquires suite of exhibitions and supporting media from South African media company

January 2018

Acquisitions boost business foot print in important African markets, leveraging international reach and existing sector expertise
dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa, a leading international events company, has acquired five exhibitions, and an associated publication, focused on the construction and transport infrastructure sectors from South African media company Hypenica.

These latest acquisitions join a series of purchases and launches as dmg events continues to expand its activities in the African market. The company’s events already taking place on the continent include Big 5 branded construction events in Kenya, Morocco and Egypt and SAITEX, AB7 and Coatings for Africa held in Johannesburg.