Welcome to EXSA

About EXSA

Established in 1980, the Exhibition and Events Association of Southern Africa affords its members the opportunity to Connect, Engage, Learn, and Grow in the industry.


Membership Benefits

Members in good standing with EXSA are vetted for adherence to Health and Safety regulations; and are afforded the unique opportunity to provide services at Zero % VAT to international clients.


Member Directory

EXSA’s member directory showcases our highly sought-after, reputable members in the exhibitions and events industry across Southern Africa.


Exhibitions Calendar

For the best opportunities to grow in the business events industry, EXSA keeps you up to date with the key details of leading exhibitions and events.



The latest news about anything EXSA or events.


Contact Us

To get in touch with EXSA, email [email protected] or call +27 11 620 3089.


Our primary aim

EXSA’s primary aim is to protect and promote the interests of its members, exhibitors and the general public. We strive to increase the significance of Exhibitions within the marketing mix to demonstrate the power of one-on-one marketing, thus promoting and growing the Southern African Exhibition Industry.

Annual EXSA-LLENCE Awards

Hall of Fame 2023

Award Winners 2022

Award Winners 2023

Event Greening Awards

Latest News

Join Us at Global Exhibitions Day 2024

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Hostex 2024 shatters 10-year visitor attendance record

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Meet our members

Patron members


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Design Fees

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