An interactive programme of free  attend workshops and numerous co-located events will be available to all participants to provide an opportunity for capacity building, business networking and knowledge transfer amidst built environment professionals operating in the local construction marketplace.

In 2019, the following learning and networking events will take  place during the African Construction Expo:


The African Smart Cities Summit is an annual gathering of thought leaders, the technology providers of tomorrow, the communication integrators which bring them all together, all of whom are driving forward the narrative that will determine the future of Africa’s smart cities.


The prestigious Stakeholder Engagement Forum  addresses the challenge of professional and academic engagement with ordinary people, small contractors, architects and underprivileged groups operating in Africa’s built environment.

The session is free to attend for all visitors and exhibitors.


Powered by the South African Institute for Building Design (SAIBD), the Architecture Talks programme provides CPD points and progressive learning for architectural professionals while providing a collaborative forum for the transformation, promotion, and regulation of the architectural profession in the pursuit of excellence.

The workshops are free to attend for all visitors and exhibitors.


Take advantage of capacity building and skills development opportunities at Africa’s only Contractors Corner specifically designed to empower small to medium sized contractors operating in the local built environment.

The workshops are free to attend for all visitors and exhibitors.