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Opening ceremony 2019

Suzette Scheepers, head of Messe München South Africa “We bring together decision-makers from across Africa”

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Messe München South Africa: Connecting Global Competence

With its commitment to high quality, superior service and linking up with the global market, Messe Muenchen South Africa (Pty) Ltd, drawing on its abundant resources, stages unequalled trade fairs. It presents customers with international platforms of exchange and exhibition.

„We bring together decision-makers from across Africa under one roof so foreign players can access them directly—in an environment conducive to business discussions. Don’t forget, networking and building relationships play a crucial role in business cultures in Africa.“, Suzette Scheepers, CEO Messe München South Africa.

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Messe München is one of the world’s leading networking platforms. In a reflection of the slogan “Connecting Global Competence,” Messe München serves as a global networking platform and brings together decision makers from all parts of the world. Messe München’s portfolio comprises more than 50 trade fairs for capital and consumer goods as well as new technologies that focus on the latest social issues. These trade fairs include the world-leading trade fairs bauma, BAU, IFAT and ISPO. The roughly 200 events organized by Messe München each year attract about 50,000 exhibitors and 3 million visitors.

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Press releases

Opening Day
Final report 16. July 2019

Successful premiere for analytica Lab Africa

The first analytica Lab Africa took place from July 09 to 11, 2019, at the Gallagher Convention Center in Johannesburg: 148 exhibitors from 15 countries presented their tailor-made solutions from laboratory technology, analysis, biotechnology and diagnostics for the African market. analytica Lab Africa also was a success in terms of visitor numbers: 3,232 trade fair visitors attended the event.

Debates and knowledge sharing
Final report 15. July 2019

Approaching Southern Africa’s environmental challenges with enthusiasm

The third IFAT Africa, held from July 9 to 11, 2019, was able to reinforce its reputation as the leading trade fair for water, sewage, refuse and recycling in Southern Africa. The growing numbers of exhibitors and visitors created a spirit of enthusiasm on the fair ground in Johannesburg, South Africa, as well as optimism with regard to the environmental technologies market in this part of the world.

Suzette Scheepers
Press release 08. June 2018

Suzette Scheepers becomes new CEO of Messe Muenchen South Africa and BC EXPO South Africa

For its Southern African business, Messe München has appointed Suzette Scheepers, a senior executive and event expert with international experience. She will be the new Chief Executive Officer of Messe Muenchen South Africa and BC Expo South Africa as from June 1, 2018.