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Modern Exhibition Stand Design


Exhibition Stand Design

Exhibits that work the best, create a space that is immediately eye-catching and makes the delegate want to interact or at worst have a closer look. Open, welcoming stands definitely work far better at attracting interaction than stands that are closed off. Though this type of exhibition stand design does depend on the intended use of the booth.

All of the example stands we have selected are brilliant in their own right and have been chosen because of the way they have created an extension of the exhibiting companies brand.

As always, budget plays a huge role in what can be achieved. As does the allocation of space by organisers, but on the whole the philosophy of how the stand is designed would remain the same no matter the stand configuration.

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Client: Mercedes-Benz

Creative: Василий Малевич





Stand Design: Paulo Lima – Feri & Masi
Stand Build: Xilos Temporary Architecture





Design by: “GM stand design”
Designer: Roman Geviuk
Ukraine / Italy 2017





Client: Palmberg
Creative Agency: Kant Retail
Show: Orgatec




Client: Arting
Creative Agency: Kant Retail
Show: Euroshop





Client: Shanghai United Imaging Healthcare Ltd.
Creative Agency: VAVE GmbH, UIH Design Center
Planning: Exhibition and communication design
Construction: Pico Shanghai






Client: Reynaers

Show: Batibouw 2016 Brussels

Creative: Koen Van Haesendonck




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Creative: Cleber Veiga Garcia




Client: Dulux Trade CP5 fandeck

Creative: Refinery Marketing Communications


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Automechanika means business and business means Automechanika

With co-located trade shows Futuroad Expo and Scalex Johannesburg, 27-30 September at Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec
Every two years the unique business platform for the Automotive Service Industry that is Automechanika Johannesburg provides the optimum networking and business opportunities for the industry.

Automechanika Johannesburg is the only trade show specifically serving the interests of the automotive service sector and ever since its first edition in 2009, has become entrenched on the sub-Saharan African motor industry business calendar as an event where involvement, be it as an exhibitor or a trade visitor, is an imperative.

With its sub-Saharan African reach and large numbers of participating international exhibitors, Automechanika Johannesburg is a truly international business platform where business opportunities abound across the full spectrum of the automotive aftermarket. Networking, marketing and sales opportunities are nowhere as evident as at this uniquely structured event.

A fresh development for 2017 is that two all-new trade shows, Futuroad Expo (Trucks/Buses/Commercial Vehicles) and Scalex Johannesburg (Logistics and Materials Handling) who share a host of synergy and in terms of product profile, industry interests and sub-Saharan business objectives with Automechanika Johannesburg, will be co-located with Automechanika Johannesburg to establish the largest business platform of its kind on the African Continent. This is a timeous and necessary development as cross border business across all sectors of the automotive sector has become an increasingly important business objective for manufacturers of commercial vehicles, manufacturers and suppliers in the automotive aftermarket and service providers in the logistics and materials handling sectors.

A further new feature sees REIFEN, a tyre show under licence from Messe Essen, as a new division of Automechanika Johannesburg. The co-located Trade Shows deliver optimisation of synergies to the benefit of exhibitors and trade visitors alike.

Franchise and agency opportunities at the Shows mean business opportunities.

New technology from leading manufacturers and suppliers will be showcased.

The industry focus point which is Automechanika Johannesburg/REIFEN, Futuroad Expo and Scalex Johannesburg is the sub-Saharan African window to the world for the automotive aftermarket, an indispensable tool to stay abreast of new technology, cost-effective ways of doing business and scanning new horizons.

The all-encompassing business spectrum of the co-located Shows are illustrated by the participation of leading Industry Associations , which includes conferences and events hosted by leading trade associations such as the Retail Motor Industry Organisation, Motor Industry Staff Association, Collision Repairers Association, SA Motor Body Repairers Association, Motor Industry Workshop Association, Road Freight Association, SA Bus Operators Association, Fuel Retailers’ Association, Tyre Dealers and Fitment Association, Engine Remanufacturers Association and the Autobarn Group

The Automechanika Innovation Awards Competition will bring to the fore new and innovative products and services that are pioneering, innovative and fresh.

Exhibitors relish the opportunity to showcase, demonstrate and promote what they have on offer and trade visitors rejoice in the fact that this business only event with free online visitor registration provides them with a once-in-two-years opportunity to take stock of their businesses, appraise themselves of new developments and trends, new products and services and the opportunity to make investments to increase their own business efficiencies and profitability.

Whether you are an exhibitor with a great value proposition to offer or a trade visitor with passion for business and improving market share and profitability, Automechanika Johannesburg, Futuorad Expo and Scalex Johannesburg are where you must be!

Free online trade visitor registration now open at:

2017 celebrates 20 years of Africacom

The recent launch event of Africacom also kicked off the celebrations for the 20th anniversary of what is described as Africa’s largest, influential, technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) conference and exhibition.
2017 celebrates 20 years of AfricacomThe launch event set the scene for November’s main event, due to take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from 7–9 November 2017.

“2017 is a landmark for Africacom. Over the past two decades, we have grown from being a purely telecommunications-focused event, to a broad digital communications show now hosting the foremost group of influencers involved in every aspect of the African digital ecosystem,” explained Tom Cuthell, portfolio director of KNect365 (organiser of the show).

“As the digi-sphere continues to expand and impact every aspect of our personal and professional lives, Africacom has grown in scope to create a broad platform for everybody involved in powering the digital economy in Africa. I am delighted to share some of the fresh developments that will continue to accelerate Africa’s digital transformation anchoring it for the future of the fourth industrial revolution.”

New areas

The ‘technology arena’ – located in the CTICC’s new extension – an exhibition hall dedicated to mapping Africa’s journey through the fourth industrial revolution. This will host:

Africacom 20/20 – the centrepiece and base of the 20th-anniversary celebrations. A vibrant, interactive, buzzing place to see digital solutions from top innovators; interact with next generation technologies in specially designed demo pods, and listen to thought provoking dialogue around ‘providing clarity of vision on future tech trends’.
The new innovation stage – that will showcase ICT solutions affecting the converging TMT industries in Africa. Lively debate and discussion on topics such as eHealth and ICT4D, with quick-fire presentations, and product pitches will be the order of the day.

The ‘technology arena’ will also be the new home for the AHUB – Africacom’s matchmaking centre for startups and investors; and TV connect Africa – the confluence of broadcast, telecoms, content and new media experts in Africa, intent on developing commercial models for ITC across digital Africa.

Three days of networking, content, and tech will also showcase new opportunities in artificial intelligence, the internet of things (IoT), big data, fintech, blockchain, digital skills, and more.

The calibre of the 400 speakers is a major drawcard. Conference tracks such as visions for Africa keynotes, SDN and NFV, mobile finance and e-commerce in Africa, enterprise ICT, and connecting Africa, as well as LTE Africa, will deliver the latest advances in their respective areas.

Some of the luminaries to present their insights are; Herman Singh, group chief digital officer, MTN; John Momoh (OON), chairman & CEO, Channels Media Group; Is’haq Modibbo Kawu, director general, National Broadcasting Commission; Joseph Hundah, CEO, Econet Media.

Africacom Awards

The annual Africacom Awards will once again highlight leaders in their respective fields and entries for these industry heavyweight acknowledgments were now open.

Launched in 2016, AFEST returns to Shimmy Beach Club for a night of high-energy entertainment, echoing the vibrancy of Africacom 2017. Featuring a lineup of local and international artists, partygoers have the chance to network and celebrate African technology.

Register for a free visitor pass to Africacom 2017. For more about the agenda, go to

CATERPILLAR INC. @ Mining Indaba


Show: Mining Indaba

Product: Custom Expo Stand

Caterpillar Inc is an exceptional world renowned brand and needed a custom exhibition stand for their presence at the Mining Indaba 2017 Conference and Exhibition, recently held at the Cape Town Convention Centre (CTICC). We produced a stand that both puts the CAT brand in the spotlight it deserves but also allowing for the B2B connections that are made at a show such as Mining Indaba.


Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company principally operates through its three product segments – Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation – and also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.

About Mining Indaba:

Investing in African Mining Indaba® remains the preferred deal-making platform for mining in Africa. Over the past few years Mining Indaba has been evolving to better meet the changing needs of the African mining community.