Sandton Convention Centre, 06 - 07 June 2018


Why visit?

Markex is Africa’s only promotional product expo, and it’s aimed at the resellers of promotional products. This trade event offers an impressive showcase of opportunities for visitors interested in the promotional products industry.

Everything you need is under one roof!

  • Educate yourself at the free-to-attend seminar theatres
  • Network with your manufacturers and distributors
  • Find out what the latest promotional products are, and where to source them from
  • Get your catalogues from your trade exhibitors
  • Source new business partners to help you grow your product pipeline
  • Visit the New Product Display Area, showcasing high-end, promotional products and corporate gifting items

Markex 2017 Highlights

We are busy collating this information. We will shortly be uploading:

  • Highlights video
  • Seminar presentations
  • Gallery pictures
  • And more!

Register your interest in attending, and turn your business demands into realities with Markex 2018

Register your Interest

Visitor Attractions

The Event Greening Forum Workshop

Please join us for breakfast and the launch of the Event Greening Forum’s Supplier Database.

Limited seating available – so please reserve your seat soon.

Date: Thursday, 7 June
Start Time: 07:00 for 07:30
End Time: 8:45
Venue: Committee Room 3, Sandton Convention Centre
View the Invite Visit Website

Frequently Asked Questions

Markex 2018 is a trade event targeted and aimed specifically at resellers of promotional products. If that's your market, you need to be there! It will be held over a concentrated, action packed two days.

Markex 2018 is by invite only. A list of distributors will be provided closer to the show dates.

If you have registered online, you will receive an online confirmation email for print out. Badges will be printed out at Markex registration.

When you arrive onsite, the registration area can amend any details and print off a revised version of your badge.

Just go to the registration desk at the entrance and give the staff your name. They will locate your details on our database and issue you with a new badge.

There are two options for payment. You can pay online using your credit card; alternatively you can pay on-site at Markex registration using either cash or card. We are unable to process EFT payments, or provide invoices.

You are welcome to register on-site.

Yes, once you have received your badge you can return to the show as many times as you wish.

Yes there is ample parking at the Sandton Convention Centre or Nelson Mandela Square.

As Markex 2018 is a trade event, children under 16 are not permitted to attend the exhibition. The Organisers reserve the right to refuse entry into the exhibition.

Students are permitted entry to Markex 2018 by prior arrangement only. Please e-mail Lebogang Motswaledi on for further information and guidelines.

Food stalls serving light snacks and refreshments can be found within the halls.

There are cash points located inside and outside the venue.

You will receive the latest news updates when you visit the news page for Markex 2018. For additional information, you can follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Yes, there will be designated wireless internet access in the hall. Wifi vouchers need to be purchased from the Sandton Convention Centre.

Yes, you are allowed to take photos.

Yes, everyone at the event can post about it on social media and you are welcome to use the #Markex2018 tagline in your posts.

Please contact Natasha Heiberg on and you will be assisted.

You will be able to network with exhibitors and other delegates, tap into the African market, and keep up-to-date with the latest trends and innovations. Also, there will be free-to-attend seminar theatres that will ensure you can access intellectual content while enjoying the privilege of sourcing the latest promotional products. There will also be a daily activity newsletter available that will include information on demos, functions and competitions exhibitors are running on their stands, allowing you to plan your visit to this year's show.

Information for visitors and exhibitors regarding a visa: Persons requiring a visa to enter South Africa need to submit their application to the show team with all their necessary documents. Please complete the VISA invitation form and send it back promptly. For visitors, the issuance of a visa letter is conditional on the registration of an event ticket for the corresponding trade exhibition.

VISA Application Form

Sandton Convention Centre

  • Maude Street, Sandton
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • South Africa
Show Times

Show Times

  • Wednesday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm