Hostex 2024 Visitor Registration

HOSTEX 2024 is Africa's premier food, drink, and hospitality expo taking place from March 3rd to March 5th, 2024, at the Sandton Convention Centre. The expo features six dedicated districts: Equipment Africa, Food & Drink Africa, Tea & Coffee Africa, Contract Furnishings Africa, Technology Africa, and Sustainability Africa. It showcases cutting-edge technology, trends, and innovations in the industry.

The future of the food, drink, and hospitality industry will be on display and visitors can connect with colleagues, business associates, suppliers, and industry leaders. Pre-registration is available for seamless access to the event.

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The expo will feature the #67000litres Challenge by Chefs with Compassion, a charity drive aiming to create a monumental wave of compassion and nourishment. Since 2020, Mandela Day has become a beacon of unity and care, with chefs, home cooks, hotels, restaurants, culinary schools, corporates, and community caterers coming together to prepare food for the challenge. Chefs with Compassion is also Hostex 2024's official charity drive and partner.

Hostex 2024 will have six districts tailored to various interests, including Equipment, Food and Drink, Tea and Coffee, Furnishings, Technology, and Sustainability. Attendees can expect attractions like The Wine Bar, SA Chefs Skillery, Barista Challenge, Industry Hub, and New Product Display.

The expo will also have theme days: Taste of Tomorrow on Sunday, Hospitality Horizons on Monday, and Design & Deliver on Tuesday. Exhibitors include industry giants like Unilever Professional, Vulcan Catering & Bakery Equipment, Rhodes Food Group, Importalia, GAAP, Core Catering, as well as dynamic SMMEs and new market entrants.

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Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of Africa’s leading food, drink, and hospitality expo. The countdown is on, and Hostex 2024 is where the future unfolds.

Pre-register today

Be part of the legacy, connect with leading innovators, and witness the evolution of the food, drink, and hospitality industry. Hostex 2024 awaits – your journey begins here.

Entry is FREE for trade professionals.

Hostex is a trade only expo – children under 18 and prams will not be permitted entry. Students will not be permitted entry without prior arrangement by emailing