Build-Up Dates

Tuesday, 21 May to Thursday, 23 May 2019


08H00 to 20H00, except for Thursday when the venue will be closed to exhibitors at 22H00. All stands must be completed by this time to allow final cleaning of all public areas before opening on Friday, 24 May 2019.

There is NO build-up for exhibitors on Monday, 20 May 2019 without exception whilst Expo Guys is setting up the Expo framework.

Access during Build-up

Build-up wristbands will be issued by security at the loading bays. Ensure staff, contractors and your suppliers have the correct company name and stand number to gain access to the venue. Access during Build-up will only be permitted to staff and contractors in possession of Build-up wristbands.

Note:Build up teams arriving without knowing the correct company name and stand number/s cause delays and congestion at the loading bays.

Vehicles are to off-load in designated loading bays, free porter service is available. Vehicles may not be left unattended in front of loading bay, demarcated areas, and in any area where the flow of traffic will be obstructed. All other vehicles are to be removed from the loading bays immediately after off-loading (30 minute time restriction). The Organiser reserves the right to remove such vehicle at the exhibitor’s cost.

Security Tip: Due to theft experienced during build-up on past expos, exhibitors are urged not to leave any valuable items in vehicles parked in the loading bays and exhibitor parking areas.

If you are expecting deliveries from suppliers ensure that they have your correct company name, exhibiting name, stand number and contact person. Without this information, they will not be given a delivery access permit.  All delivery permits are collected by security after the delivery has been made.

Stand completion

Exhibitors are urged to plan their stand design well in advance to ensure stands are completed by 22H00 on Thursday, 23 May 2019. Stands that are not completed by opening of show on Friday, 24 May will be penalised and the Organisers reserve the right to close off unfinished stands for the duration of the expo.

    5.6. 7 The organiser reserves the right to close off an exhibitor’s stand should the exhibit not be completed 2 hours prior to the opening of the exhibition, alternatively the organiser may fine the exhibitor 10% of this order value for every hour that the exhibitor’s stand is not completed timeously and the exhibitor shall pay such fine on demand;