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Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo 2021 is a trade only event and NOT open to the general public. Students will not be permitted entrance under our general admission criteria – if you are a student looking to attend please contact us for further information.

Please Note: No children under 16 years of age will be admitted to the event.

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

Yes, there is ample parking at the Johannesburg Expo Centre. Please note that a parking fee of R20 is required.

Tuesday to Thursday 9am – 5pm

As Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo 2021 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 Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo 2021 by prior arrangement only. Please e-mail Natasha Heiberg 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.

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

Yes, you are allowed to take photos.

Please contact Natasha Heiberg on and you will be assisted.

You will be able to network with exhibitors, speakers and other visitors. Keep up to date with the latest trends and innovations while learning a thing or two from the seminar theatres.

There will also be a daily activity newsletter available that will include information on demos, functions and competitions that exhibitors are running on their stands, allowing you to plan your visit to this year’s show.

Manufacturing, capital equipment, construction, engineering, ICT & electronics, plastics.

A list of 2019 exhibitors is available. The 2021 exhibitor list will become available shortly.

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Once you have registered as a visitor, you will receive an Expo catalogue when you proceed through the registration desk at the Expo.

To receive up-to-the-minute information on the Expo, including alerts on when registration goes live, sign up for our free newsletter

Online registration will be available closer to the show dates. Sign up for our newsletter to receive a notification of when registration is live.

Yes, you are able to register on-site for the expo.

If you register online you will receive your name badge via email for print out. If you forget to bring this with you, our registration staff will be able to look your number up for you.

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.

You will receive the latest news updates when you visit the news page for Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo 2021. For additional information, you can follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Yes, everyone at the event can post about it on social media and you are welcome to use the #LME2021 tagline in your posts.

A number of stand options and positions are available. Book early to capitalise on early-bird specials and to avoid disappointment.

Sponsorship opportunities are available to exhibitors.

If you wish to become an industry body partner, or a Media partner to the Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo 2021 please complete the form on the contact page and chose the relevant reason for contact.