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Mediatech 2015 on the horizon

Mediatech 2015 on the horizon

South Africa The eighth biennial advanced media and entertainment technology tradeshow, Mediatech Africa, is set to kick off on 15 to 17 July 2015 at the Dome at Northgate, Johannesburg.

Mediatech is Africa's premiere trade show in this arena and many exhibitors in the live entertainment technology, AV systems integration, broadcast, film, production, post-production, animation and new media, studio and recording and pro DJ equipment sectors will have their wares on display. This creates an open platform to showcase new products and technologies and sets the stage for effective networking.    

Stand sales opened at the beginning of October 2014 and the response from the industry at large has thus far been phenomenal. Despite being months away, a host of big name exhibitors have already confirmed their stands. Bose, Sony Professional Solutions, Sound and Light City, Concilium Technologies, Alpha Technologies, Viva Afrika, Peripheral Vision, DWR Distribution, Inala Technologies, Electrosonic SA, Timbre Broadcast Systems, Extron Electronics, Macro Video, Zimele Broadcasting Services, Robe Lighting and Mitsubishi Electric are amongst the already confirmed stands, while many other exhibitors have provisionally booked their stands by making their mark on the floor plan.  

Mediatech Africa 2013 saw a total of 6935 visitors walk through the door over three days including 424 foreign visitors of which 197 were from the African continent. 136 companies exhibited in total, collectively representing just short of 700 brands. Of these visitors, 37% were decision makers in their respective companies while 19% filled senior management positions. That being said, 49% of visitors had power of purchase while 30% had influence of purchase.

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16th December 2014

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