Sandton Convention Centre, 06 - 07 June 2018


At a glance

Madex is the marketing, advertising, design, social media, eventing and all that good stuff expo.

Show Venue & Arrival

Sandton Convention Centre

Main Product Categories

  • Conventional Marketing
  • Online/Digital Marketing
  • Advertising & Design
  • Events: Planning & Services
  • Promotion, Print & Multi-Media
  • MarTech (Marketing Technology)


Registration will be online by February 2018. Information will be available soon.

Visitor Catalogue

Visitors will be able to collect a complimentary catalogue at the registration desks of Madex.

Service & Contact

Why Visit?

Madex is the ultimate marketing, advertising, design, social media, eventing and all that good stuff expo, and it's completely aimed at today's marketer. This trade event offers an impressive showcase of opportunities for visitors interested in the various aspects of the marketing industry, from traditional marketing to digital, search and social media marketing. It’s everything you need, under one roof!

  • Educate yourself at the free-to-attend seminar theatres
  • Network with exhibitors, speakers and peers in the marketing industry
  • Find out what the latest trends and challenges are, and how to solve them
  • Source new business partners to help you face the challenges of the modern marketing world
  • Visit the free-to-attend Cinema theatre, gain inspiration from the best marketing campaigns to face South Africa since last year

Visitor Attractions

In 2017, there were various visitor attractions, including:

  • Cinema Theatre
  • The Fundamentals Seminar Theatre
  • The Marketing Academy Seminar Theatre
  • The Markex New Product Display Area
Register Interest

Frequently Asked Questions

Madex 2018 is a trade event targeted and aimed specifically at resellers of promotional products. If that's your market, you need to be there! It will be held over a concentrated, action packed two days.

Register in advance online. Registering before the show show date means you will gain quicker entry on the day and receive updates on all the latest news and features so you don’t miss out.

If you have registered online, you will receive an online confirmation email for print out. If you forget to bring this with you to Madex, the registration staff will be able to look you up and print it for you.

When you arrive onsite, the registration area can amend any details and print off a revised version of your badge.

Just go to the registration desk at the entrance and give the staff your name. They will locate your details on our database and issue you with a new badge.

You are welcome to register on-site.

Yes, once you have received your badge you can return to the show as many times as you wish.

Yes there is ample parking at the Sandton Convention Centre or Nelson Mandela Square.

As Madex 2018 is a trade event, children under 16 are not permitted to attend the exhibition. The Organisers reserve the right to refuse entry into the exhibition.

Students are permitted entry to Madex 2018 by prior arrangement only. Please e-mail Natasha Heiberg on for further information and guidelines.

Food stalls serving light snacks and refreshments can be found within the halls.

There are cash points located inside and outside the venue.

You will receive the latest news updates when you visit the news page for Madex 2018. For additional information, you can follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Yes, there will be designated wireless internet access in the hall. Wifi vouchers need to be purchased from the Sandton Convention Centre.

Yes, you are allowed to take photos.

Yes, everyone at the event can post about it on social media and you are welcome to use the #Markex2018 tagline in your posts.

Please contact Natasha Heiberg on and you will be assisted.

You will be able to network with exhibitors, speakers and other visitors. Keep up to date with the latest trends and innovations while learning a thing or two from the free-to-attend seminar theatres. Source solutions to your marketing needs. There will also be a daily activity newsletter available that will include information on demos, functions and competitions that exhibitors are running on their stands, allowing you to plan your visit to this year's show.

Information for visitors and exhibitors regarding a visa: Persons requiring a visa to enter South Africa need to submit their application to the show team with all their necessary documents. Please complete the VISA invitation form and send it back promptly. For visitors, the issuance of a visa letter is conditional on the registration of an event ticket for the corresponding trade exhibition.

VISA Application Form

Sandton Convention Centre

  • Maude Street, Sandton
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • South Africa
Show Times

Show Times

  • Wednesday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm