Canon SA Expo @ Sandton Convention Centre (and competition)

Discover the world of imaging products and solutions at the Canon SA Expo 2012. Industry, professionals and the general public are invited to attend this exciting Expo.

Experience products first hand, from DSLR to point and click cameras, professional large format printers to scanners and much more. Canon’s latest technologies and the finalists from the Canon Photographic Competition will also be on show.

  • 30 November – 02 December 2012
    10h00 – 18h00 daily
    Exhibition Hall 1, Sandton Convention Centre, Maude Street, Sandton, Johannesburg.

Download directions from a PDF or view them on Google Maps

The Canon SA Expo is free and registration will take place at the event.


The Canon Expo in conjunction with Mybroadband are running a competition.

MyBroadband and MyGaming are giving away a Canon EOS 500D camera and an Xbox 360 with various games respectively.

Photo Competition – win a Canon EOS 500D camera

MyBroadband has partnered with Canon South Africa to bring you a great photo competition where you can win a Canon EOS 500D camera.

This competition is aimed at promoting the 2012 Canon SA Expo. This year’s Canon SA Expo will be held from Friday, 30 November to Sunday, 2 December 2012 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, Gauteng. The Canon SA Expo will be open from 10:00 to 18:00 daily and entrance will be free.

More details about the photo competition and the Canon SA Expo here

Further information:

Johannesburg, South Africa. August 2012 – Ever-committed to finding, nurturing and exposing emerging photographic talent, Canon South Africa is once again hosting a photo competition for aspiring photographers. This year, entrants can compete in any, or all, of four categories, with a Canon EOS 5D Mark III camera and an EF40 MM F2.8 STM lens to be won by the best submission in each. Based on the volume of high calibre entries to the 2011 competition, Canon SA’s Marketing Manager, Michelle Janse van Vuuren, says the competition is expected to draw thousands of entries from very-talented photographers from across the country. “We are excited to see the submissions to this year’s competition as it once again invites photographers to be creative and use their individuality in their interpretation of the themes. It is always enormously exciting and enlightening to see how entrants put their personal stamp of perception of the themes onto their photos.

“While we can only choose four winners, the competition is a great platform for emerging photographers to showcase their talents. Selected entries will be featured on our expo website and on the Facebook page. We will also exhibit the top ten entries in each category in the Gallery at the Canon Expo. It is fantastic exposure,” says Janse van Vuuren. Entries to the competition opened on 15 August and photographers have until 23h59 on 15 October 2012 to submit their photos. Participants can enter into one or all of the four themed categories. These are: Reflections; Into the Great Wide Open; Adrenaline and Magic Colours.Entries must be submitted in electronic JPEG format, not exceeding 2Megs, via email. There are four email addresses correlating to the various themes. Entrants must submit their entries to the email address appropriate to the category they are entering namely;;; and

The public can vote for their favourites on the Canon Expo website ( or when they visit the gallery at the Canon Expo which takes place from Friday, 30 November to Sunday, 2 December 2012 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, Gauteng. Voting for the entries opens on 1 November at 00h01 and closes at 23h59 on 2 December. One winner per category will be selected by a panel of judges and will be announced on 15 January 2013. Janse Van Vuuren concludes with a call to aspiring photographers to get thinking and get clicking. “The themes are open to interpretation and there are no limits to how you want to bring them to life in a picture. We are looking for passion, ingenuity, individuality and creativity. This competition is open to anyone who is happiest behind the lens of a camera.”

For more information about the Canon SA Expo 2012 click here.

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