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28th November 2014


The Decorex SA Portfolio walked away at the Exhibition and Event Association of South Africa’s
(EXSA) annual awards last night (26th November), with two of the Best Trade and Consumer
Exhibition awards.

Decorex Cape Town won Best Trade & Consumer Award in the 6000m² and over category and 100% Design South Africa won Best Trade & Consumer Award in the under 6000m² category.

Decorex Cape Town, and the world renowned international design exhibition 100% Design
South Africa fall part of the impressive Decorex SA portfolio, and are widely acclaimed as
Africa’s premier exhibitions, and this year received particular praise for its overall layout and functionality, beautifully curated features and installations and an overall enjoyable visitor and exhibitor experience.

Sian Steyn, General Manager of the Decorex SA Portfolio, said “We are immensely proud to
have received two awards in the trade and consumer category, to be recognised in the
exhibition Industry is an honour with our team’s efforts to bring international standards to the
local market”

"As Decorex Cape Town has shown tremendous growth in recent years and the city’s position
as one of the world's design capitals, the exhibition will play an integral part in showcasing local and global decor and design brands. We believe this award is only the beginning of an importantera in the life of Decorex Cape Town." said Sian.

“We are delighted with this industry recognition for the launch of a new and exciting global
exhibition in South Africa.” said Creative Director for 100% Design South Africa, Laurence Brick.“We set out to ensure that 100% Design SA was unlike any other design exhibition in South
Africa. The award of best trade and consumer exhibition in our category means a great deal to
us, and we look forward to creating an even better show in 2015.”

Sian said the relationship between Decorex SA & 100% Design South Africa team and its
exhibitors was key to the shows’ success. "We strive to refresh and innovate every year and we
encourage our exhibitors to do the same. It is this consistent drive and innovation that has
culminated in award winning exhibitions”

"We live in uncertain economic times, and it is these moments of excellence that assure us and
our partners that Decorex SA continues to be an important part of our exhibitors marketing mix
and visitors buying and sourcing plans."
EXSA is a non-profit organisation representing venues, organisers, exhibition designers, stand
builders, service companies and associate organisations. EXSA, via collective representation,
provides a forum for all participants across the spectrum of the exhibition industry.

Decorex SA 2015 details:
Decorex Durban: 19 – 22 March 2015
Durban Exhibition Centre

Decorex Cape Town: 24 – 27 April 2015
Cape Town International Convention Centre

Decorex Joburg: 6 – 10 August 2015
Gallagher Convention Centre

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