As if the month of June is not monumental enough for the exhibition industry, with Global Exhibitions Day 2017 on 7 June 2017, the Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI) Congress from 2 to 4 June 2017 promises to be one of the definitive annual events for the South African Exhibition and Conference industry. And AAXO will definitely be there.

The cCongress set to be held in Tshwane, celebrates the 30th anniversary of SAACI. The three-day programme will include inspirational keynotes, panels and workshops, as well as an innovative social programme, fun run and a secret sunrise. It will also showcase examples of excellence from across the industry.

Partners since 2016, the expertise provided by these two giants gives members the extra edge to excel in this competitive environment. AAXO hasa reputation as the leading custodian of the country’s exhibition and organisingvaluesand a passion for upholding these to world-class standards, while SAACI’s mandate and vision of improving the standards in conference facilities, meeting venues and allied services within Southern Africa, offers immense benefits to the entire exhibition industry.

Carol Weaving, Chairperson of AAXO says, “The power of the AAXO/SAACI partnership lies in its ability to harness learnings and share knowledge within the different industry bodies to provide a seamless service and extract maximum value for members. Together we are able to motivate and bring about change that will benefit the industry. We congratulate SAACI on 30 years of distinction and look ahead to a flourishing partnership for years to come.”

For more information on AAXO or the partnership with SAACI and its benefits, visit or contact Pat Lofstedt on 011 549 8300 or at

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