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3rd December 2013


Decorex SA was awarded a Certificate of Excellence at the EXSA Awards, the “Oscars” of the exhibition industry, in Johannesburg last week, Thursday on the 21st November 2013.

“We are so proud that Decorex SA has been recognised by the judges of the EXSA Awards,” said Sian Steyn, General Manager of the Decorex SA Portfolio. “Decorex SA celebrated 20 years of serving the South African trade and consumer décor market this year and we continue to grow as the continent’s largest décor, design and lifestyle exhibition.”

The EXSA Awards took place at the Johannesburg Expo Centre at Nasrec on the 21st November 2013. The event recognises and awards excellence in the exhibition industry for achievements during 2013.
Sian said that 2014 will be an important year for Decorex SA as it will see the official launch of 100% Design South Africa alongside Decorex Joburg in August.

“Following a recent tie up with global players Reed Exhibitions, the team behind Decorex SA will be take this exhibition to another level and we look forward to inviting our exhibitors, sponsors and visitors with us on this exciting journey,” said Sian.

In order to qualify as a finalist in the prestigious EXSA Awards, entrants have to score above 75% on the judges’ scorecards.
In nominating Decorex Joburg, the judges commented: “As always, Decorex Joburg is a good show to visit and a privilege to judge. The show maintains its consistency and high standard and the special features show creativity and a finger on the pulse of the industry.”

Another judge said Decorex Joburg was a very impressive exhibition; well thought out and executed. Referring to Decorex Joburg sustained poster and billboard ads, another judge added: “Decorex SA had a strong and well positioned visitor promotion campaign.”

Don’t miss a Decorex SA exhibition in your region next year:
Decorex Durban: 20 - 23 March 2014
Decorex Cape Town: 25 - 28 April 2014
Decorex Joburg: 6 - 10 August 2014

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