The JHB Expo Centre, Nasrec, 21 - 23 May 2019


At a Glance

The Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo will showcase manufacturers over a variety of industries.

Show Venue & Arrival

The Expo Centre, Nasrec
Cnr Nasrec & Rand Show Road
Johannesburg, Gauteng
South Africa

Main Product Categories

  • Manufacturing
  • Capital Equipment
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • ICT & Electronics
  • Plastics


Registration is open for LME 2019.

Register Online

Visitor Catalogue

Visitors will be able to collect a catalogue at the registration area.

Service & Contact

[email protected]
(011) 835 1565

Why Attend?

Attend the Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo to gain a fresh perspective on the manufacturing industry within Southern Africa, as well as first-hand insights, demonstrations and countless connections.

The Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo will deliver:

Connections – thousands of your industry peers will be there

Inspiration and Education – Immerse yourself in 3 days of top content from visionary individuals within the industry

Knowledge – Arm yourself with the knowledge and contacts to drive a manufacturing transformation within your company

Local Southern African Manufacturing

2019 Visiting Features

SAIMechE Free-to-Attend Seminars

ATI Skills Development Zone

Conferences and Workshops

Free-to-Attend Seminars

SAIMechE - The South African Institution of Mechanical Engineering

The free-to-attend seminars, brought to you by SAIMechE will be populated with informative topics that address the latest industry trends, technology and legislation. A line-up of knowledgeable and experienced industry speakers will share a wealth of knowledge over the three days of the exhibition.

* Programme coming soon

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Seminar Programme

We have three days of seminars, covering topics like challenges as well as entrepreneurship within the manufacturing sector and so much more. For your convienience we have added quick links to the seminar days programmes below.

Take me to:

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3

Day 1 21 May 2019

21 May 2019
10:00 - 11:00

Day 2 22 May 2019

22 May 2019
10:00 - 11:00
22 May 2019
12:00 - 13:00

Day 3 23 May 2019

23 May 2019
10:00 - 11:00
23 May 2019
11:00 - 12:00

Conferences & Workshops

SA Mining Supply Chain Conference and Strategy Workshop

22-23 May 2019, Bateleur Conference Venue, Nasrec

Conference themes:

  • The SA Mining Supply Chain – strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats
  • Implications of the Mining Charter 3 for the SA Supply Chain
  • Measuring and maximising local content
  • Standards and codes – potential game changers

Workshop themes:

  • Strategies to build the local mining supply chain
  • The potential role of an SA mining services cluster

Want to know which companies will be exhibiting at Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo?

Frequently Asked Questions

Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo 2019 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.

Register in advance online. Registering before the show date means you will gain quicker entry on the day and receive updates on all the latest news and features so you don't miss out.

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.

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

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

As Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo 2019 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 2019 by prior arrangement only.

To gain permission, please email [email protected]

Cafes serving light snacks and refreshments can be found within the halls.

There are cash points located inside and outside the venue.

Yes, you are allowed to take photos.

Information for visitors and exhibitors regarding a visa: Persons requesting a visa to enter South Africa need to submit their application to the show team with all their necessary documents. Please comple the VISA invitation form and send it back promptly, for visitors the issuance of a visa letter us conditional on the registration of an event ticket for the corresponding trade exhibition.

VISA Application Form

The JHB Expo Centre, Nasrec

  • Cnr Nasrec & Rand Show Road
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • South Africa
Show Times

Show Times

  • Tuesday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm