Welcome to the Africa Automation Fair

Africa Automation Fair, 4 – 6 June 2019,  is a focused networking platform for the Automation and Control Industry and works closely with industry associations including the IIG, SAIMC and Technews Publishing.  The fair targets senior buyers from South Africa, the rest of Africa and invites participation from international buyers.

In 2019 Africa Automation Fair will host the second edition of the Connected Industries conferencein line with growing international focus on the ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the advanced, connected industries of the future. 

DATE: 4 – 6 June 2019 – Tue | Wed |Thur

VENUE: Ticketpro Dome, Northgate, Johannesburg

Time: 09h00 – 16h00 Daily

Registration: Online  Pre-registration will open in 2019

Product Theatres


AFRICA AUTOMATION FAIR 2019 is a great place to network and forge good business relationships.

View exhibitor directory

We have 120 + exhibitors showcasing their products and technology to the industry.

Preview Guide & Theatre Schedule

View our 2017 Preview Guide for a sneak-peak at AAF  2017.

Why exhibit?

Exhibitions are proven to generate more sales prospects per spend than almost any other form of marketing or promotional activity. Even in the new age of technology led communication, social media and the mobile internet, face to face interactions are still key to fostering profitable business relationships.

Aided by their ‘live’ nature, exhibitions are the only promotional media offering the following benefits:

  • Highly Targeted
  • The Buyer or Client comes to You
  • 3D Sales & Promotion
  • Face-to-Face Contact
  • Neutral Sales Environment
  • Fast Market Penetration


Latest News

Industrie 4.0 set to improve all processes, grow economy

PRESS RELEASE:  Advanced automation can improve virtually any process, anywhere, and has the potential to grow the South African economy and create jobs. Industry leaders participating at the upcoming Africa Automation Fair and Connected Industries conference note that Industrie 4.0, the catchphrase describing the new wave of digitised and connected automation technologies now revolutionising industry, can be applied anywhere. Frikkie … Continue reading Industrie 4.0 set to improve all processes, grow economy

Could Industrie 4.0 attract foreign direct investment into Africa?

May 2017, IT in Manufacturing By Steven Meyer, editor, SA Instrumentation and Control. Original article: SA Instrumentation and Control “The Connected Industries Conference has evolved into something much bigger than just an expression of the digital technologies behind the Fourth Industrial Revolution,” says European Chamber of Commerce board member, Marc Van Pelt. Van Pelt is the managing director of Pepperl+Fuchs … Continue reading Could Industrie 4.0 attract foreign direct investment into Africa?

Welcome from the Organiser – #AAF2017 Preview Guide

It is with great excitement that we invite you to register and attend this year’s biennial premier automation, control and information technology networking event in Africa. Following the successful staging and record-breaking exhibitor numbers as well as visitor numbers at Africa Automation Fair 2015, the 2017 event will proudly open its doors again from Tuesday to Thursday 6-8 June 2017 … Continue reading Welcome from the Organiser – #AAF2017 Preview Guide


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