We’re pleased to announce the Unisa 2nd African Operations Management Conference will run alongside Africa Automation Fair 2019


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Welcome to Africa Automation Fair

Prepare for an event experience like no other, combining our expertise and bringing together all the key players and themes in the industry.

Africa Automation Fair is the premier focused platform for the Automation and Smart Control Industry in Africa; working closely with industry associations including the Industrial Instrumentation Group (IIG) Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Measurement and Control (SAIMC) and Technews Publishing making it the leading event in the African market.

Discover the latest innovations in Industrial Automation together with technologies that emerge from Industry 4.0. at the second edition of the Connected Industries Conference, experience the advanced connected industries of the future.

With the growing scope of the show and changes in the industry, the 2019 exhibition will see the inclusion of IIoT, Industry 4.0, AI, VR, Robotics, Disruptive Technologies and an expanding focus on Infosecurity to name a few.

Pre-register for free entry!


4 – 6 June 2019 – Tue | Wed |Thur


Ticketpro Dome, Northgate, Johannesburg


Tuesday 4 June 2019   09h00 – 17h00 

Wednesday 5 June 2019   09h00 - 18h00

Thursday 6 June 2019    09h00 - 17h00

SCAM ALERT: Some of our exhibitors are being contacted by third parties claiming to sell them the AAF 2019 visitor database. This is a scam. Reed Exhibitions will never sell any visitor data or our exhibitor list for AAF 2019.

4500 Attendees
1 Conference
120 Exhibitors
3 Product Theatres


View our 2019 Preview Guide for a peek at what is on offer at AAF 2019


AFRICA AUTOMATION FAIR is a great place to network and forge great business relationships, attend workshops and take a guided tour.


In 2019 we are expecting 120+ Exhibitors showcasing their products and technology to the industry.



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Why exhibit?

Exhibitions are proven to generate more sales prospects per spend than almost any other form of marketing or promotional activity. Even in the new age of technology led communication, social media and the mobile internet, face to face interactions are still key to fostering profitable business relationships.

Aided by their ‘live’ nature, exhibitions are the only promotional media offering the following benefits:

  • Highly Targeted
  • The Buyer or Client comes to You
  • 3D Sales & Promotion
  • Face-to-Face Contact
  • Neutral Sales Environment
  • Fast Market Penetration

Latest News

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