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Africa’s MUST-ATTEND show for the built environment



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The African Construction Expo gathers 9,500+ construction professionals every year across the building interiors, construction, equipment, HVAC, machinery and windows, doors & Facades sector from over 65 countries to provide a platform to do business, network and learn. 

The upcoming edition introduces the expo as part of The Big 5 portfolio of construction events – one of the biggest names in the global construction industry. As a result, attendees can look forward to a three-day event with even more international exhibitors showcasing the latest products and solutions. 

In 2019 we are pleased to have the following co-located events:

  • Totally Concrete Expo: The 7th annual event that caters specifically for Africa’s concrete and cement technologies. Join the biggest international, regional and local brands who will showcase their products and services, and network with the widest audience of concrete and cement specialists in Africa throughout the three-day expo. 
  • Pump, Valves & Pipes Africa Expo: Dedicated to the industries involved in the conveyance of liquids, cases & slurries. Get take-home solutions from project owners, solution providers, manufacturers and thought leaders from the pump, valve and pipe sectors. 
  • African Smart Cities Summit: The 3rd annual African Smart Cities Summit prepares African cities for the future. It will bring together under one roof public and private sector players who will determine the future of African cities and reinvent urban living in the smartest ways possible.
  • African Construction Awards: Powered by the National African Federation for the Building Industry (NAFBI), recognises key players in the construction sector. The Awards incorporate the 6th annual Women in Construction Awards and highlight the year-round pursuit of excellence that is demonstrated through the passion of leading professionals, entrepreneurs and rising stars working in the sector. 

With exhibition space selling quickly, it is now time to book your stand to ensure you have the most prominent location at the expo!



As a reminder of the importance the youth lay as agents of positive change and hope for the future, we will include a number of activation’s at the show to celebrate Mzansi’s youth including:

  • Youth Town Hall: A gathering where our youth will engage in interactive dialogue with key public and private sector players to unpack the opportunities in key growth sectors (trade, tourism, fashion, food, design and hospitality/construction/transport). The goal of the meeting is to not only flag some of the barriers or challenges for our youth but also highlight and showcase the advancements, opportunities and innovations available.
  • Gautrain Leadership Train: Young aspiring leaders will get insights into Gautrain’s leadership road map,  strides that Gautrain is making in the rail industry and lessons learnt, emphasising the C’s of leadership: change, complexity and competition.
  • Workshop training programme: Young and upcoming construction professionals will get the opportunity to expand there knowledge and skills by attending our free-to-attend workshops which will include the latest products and technologies, best business practices and more.

Source hundreds of quality leads and grow your business  

Products on Show

Buyers and specifiers want to maximise their time at the event and find the products they need with ease. By booking your stand in one of the six dedicated product zones you will meet the right audience. 


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    “Five years ago the Conchem brand was not very prominent, but now, thanks to the African Construction Expo, people know who we are and what we do.”

    Graham Smith
    Sales and Business Development
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    “We got a significant number of solid leads and enquiries, including some from Congo, Angola and Zambia, that will keep us busy for the next couple of months. The event truly enabled us to get a footprint into the African market.”

    Rui Barbossa
    Sales Manager
    Nu-Line Elevator Product

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