THE South African Automotive Week is an international trade show based in Africa’s manufacturing center – Nelson Mandela Bay.


    South Africa Automotive WeekTHE South African Automotive Week is an international trade show based in Africa’s manufacturing center – Nelson Mandela Bay.

    It is Africa’s automotive intellectual gathering and focuses on stimulating trade and partnership opportunities in manufacturing and the related sector.

    It is endorsed and hosted by the South African industry, including the National Association for Automotive Component and Allied Manufacturers (NAACAM), National Association of Automobile Assemblers of South Africa (NAAMSA), thedti (South African government) and other key stakeholders.

    Delegates participate in:

    INTERNATIONAL TRADE SHOW: (10 – 13 October 2012)

    The Exhibition will consist of a key supplier / component Trade Show (Indoor) as well as a supporting OEM Trade Show and Motor Show (Indoor and outdoor). This will allow for interaction between buyers and suppliers as well as potential investors and government support agencies. Space has also been reserved for country pavilions.

    R 16 975 per 3m x 3m booth or R 10 250 (space only).

    CONFERENCES: (10 – 11 October 2012)

    The Conference & learning programmes hosted by NAACAM and the AIDC are aimed at providing delegates with new critical insight into developments, trends, opportunities, threats as well as influences (political, social, labour, skills, technological, financial) around doing business in the automotive sector in Africa, as well as showcasing manufacturing global best practices.

    R 1750 per day.

    MATCHMAKING MEETINGS: (10 – 13 October 2012)

    View the MATCHMAKING section of the South African Automotive Week Website if you wish to set up opportunities to meet with Industry Organisations directly. The success of the appointments is dependant on the availability of the listed contact.

    There is no cost for this service.

    NETWORKING GALA DINNER: (10 October 2012)

    A high level networking opportunity for 600 guests hosted by the South African Ministry of Trade & Industry and the South African Automotive Industry and attended by Industry and government leaders.

    R395 per person or R3160 per table of 8.


    R136 per person.

    SITE TOURS: (12 October 2012)

    Delegates are invited to sign up for the tour and experience global tourist attractions and network with fellow delegates. Visited sites may include: VW Group SA or GMSA factory tour, Coega Industrial Development Zone, including wind farm project, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

    R550 per person.

    ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITY: Place an Advert in the official South African Automotive Week catalogue, distributed to all participants. A5, full colour advert, in 6000 catalogues.

    R 8450 per A5 advert


    AIDC Conference: October 11 (please enquire with the AIDC)

    NAACAM AGM and Dinner: October 10 (please enquire with the NAACAM)

    NAACAM Golf Day: October 12 (please enquire with the NAACAM)

    All amounts exclude VAT (Value Added Tax)

    Payments can be made from outside of South Africa : All fees to be paid by participating Company