exhibit

2019
  • 258
    exhibitors
  • 3,500 +
    visitors
  • 9,120
    space

Meet agents, distributors, exporters and importers. Attend with well-established infrastructures and trade networks throughout Africa and the world.

Why exhibit at GTS?

As one of the largest B2B events in South Africa, exhibiting at GTS 2021 will provide you with an extraordinary and unrivalled networking opportunity to meet global partners and customers. The event is held in the almost 10,000m² exhibition area reserved for more than 300 global exhibitors and over 3,500 visitors, of which the majority are professional buyers. GTS 2021 places great emphasis on business networking and matchmaking by offering a platform to interact meaningfully with local and international business communities. A world-class trade exhibition together with an exciting calendar of high-level co-events including workshops, seminars and networking sessions offers exhibitors unlimited networking opportunities and exposure to targeted international buyers, focused South African and African agents and traders, key decision-makers and well-positioned government officials, business leaders and enablers under one roof.

Visitors & Buyers

Co-located shows

GTS 2021 is a comprehensive trade and business fair. The event brings together exhibits from across a broad range of product categories by incorporating 4 co-located shows:

Tools & Build Show (TBS) - which focuses on a wide variety of tools, hardware, DIY products and appliances, solar, heating and cooling products and technology, plus an extensive range of building supplies.

Household & Appliances Show (HAS) - showcasing housewares, home appliances, home & garden decorative items, interior design, décor and accessories, furniture and other related products.

Smart Electronics & Security Show (SES) - which features a variety of state-of-the-art electronics products and smart technology e-design and the latest trends in security technology and software.

Food & Beverage Show (FBS) - which showcases new and innovative food products and beverages including organic & health products, supplements, food technology and processing equipment.

Exhibitors & Product Sectors

Exhibitors’ Feedback

Donnée Kruger, Trade and Investment
KwaZulu-Natal - Manager: Gauteng Office:

The Global Trade show provided great lead generation platforms, quality events and networking. Outcomes for Trade and Investment KwaZulu-Natal (TIKZN) include:

  • Leads generated (during the networking session hosted by TIKZN as well as at our stand) are currently being followed-up and should  translate into Greenfields Manufacturing Opportunities for KwaZulu-Natal
  • The Global Best Practice session of Top Exporting Countries provided a great showcasing opportunity of TIKZN opportunities and services in trade
  • Quality of local entrepreneurs was of a high quality

Sandile Nkosi, PROTOVATE – Director:

I found the GTS extremely valuable in assisting my small business to attain local networks it needed to sustainably grow in this South African ecosystem. It also provided insight into what businesses locally and globally are offering South Africa and the capacity of their manufacturing capabilities and willingness to partner of future projects. Though we did not make many sales, the partnerships and network growth from the event can't be measured by sales. We were happy with the results and would like to attend future GTS events.

Ben de Klerk,African Chamber Association - CEO:

We managed to land a R850 - million project through GTS!

Candy Androliakos, Leafline – Owner:

I really enjoyed my time at the Global Trade show. I managed to meet new and interesting people and I think what I got out of it was to make valuable contacts and exposure to my products. I have followed up with some of the contacts and these will be great for future prospects.

Linda Blackbeard, Randburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) – CEO:

Thanks so much for the wonderful opportunity afforded to our SMEs. I believe they all found benefit and it certainly allowed us great opportunity to network with each other.

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