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Africa Automation Fair 2015 - Africa's largest automation event
April 2014, News

Africa Automation Fair 2015, incorporating Process Expo Africa, will be staged from 5-7 May 2015 at the Coca-Cola Dome in Northgate. It aims to be the biggest, most comprehensive showcase of industrial control technologies in the southern hemisphere, drawing a record number of local and international exhibitors and visitors to the Johannesburg venue. Inside the Coca-Cola Dome, a premier exhibition centre offering 11 000 square metres of uninterrupted display space, Africa Automation Fair 2015 will proudly open its doors to the world of international trade and communication within the industrial arena.

Now that Africa’s prospects for economic growth are firmly in the global spotlight, Africa Automation Fair is set to become the number one meeting place for smart people and smart process control, automation, instrumentation and information technologies. Visitors to the expo will represent organisations from the continent’s manufacturing and processing industries, machine and plant engineering facilities, planning and engineering service providers, energy supply businesses, research facilities and institutes, and educational and training facilities.

This new face of South Africa’s premier automation event, Process Expo Africa, still managed by élancommunications and planned in collaboration with the IIG and the SAIMC, promises a focused, industry-specific technology event where companies will have the opportunity to display their latest products and services to thousands of potential buyers. The event will also offer a number of workshops and presentations by world leaders in the industrial automation industry, affording ­visitors an all-round educational, informative and enjoyable experience.

Managing director of élancommunications, Hanli Kritzinger, says the events company is excited about the launch of this pioneering industry event and looks forward to hosting the continent’s industry players at Africa Automation Fair 2015. “This event will place Africa firmly on the map in the world of international industrial automation technology. We are creating a stage for global innovation right here on our own doorstep!”

For more information contact Hanli Kritzinger, élancommunications, +27 (0)12 205 1566,,

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