Visiting AfriBuild 2020

Why Visit?

AfriBuild 2020 is the trade show that brings together hundreds of local and global exhibitors to showcase their expertise, products and services.

Everyone who is anyone in the mechanical, electrical, plumbing, occupational health and safety, building materials, equipment, tooling, structure as well as technology sectors will be there to make their mark. Don't miss out!

  • Free-to-attend seminars in two theatres
  • A Premier Visitor campaign
  • New product display showcase
  • Multiple demonstration areas
  • Co-located with PlumbDrain Africa - the only dedicated plumbing, draining, sanitation, water and sanitaryware expo
  • And much more…
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AfriBuild at-a-glance

Exhibition Venue and Times

  • Johannesburg Expo Centre
  • Tuesday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm
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Secure parking available. R20 parking fee.


  • Tuesday, 13 October 2020: 9am - 5pm
  • Wednesday, 14 October 2020: 9am - 5pm
  • Thursday, 15 October 2020: 9am - 5pm

Exhibitor Profile

Visitors to AfriBuild and PlumbDrain 2020 stand to gain practical advice on all things building-related, catch up on the latest industry trends, see the latest products in action, and find out more about services available within the sector.



  • Air conditioning
  • Air filtration and cleaning
  • Energy efficiency
  • Fire detection, suppression and extinguisher systems
  • Heating
  • Solar thermal
  • Ventilation


  • Boxes, circuit breakers, fuses
  • Controls
  • Enclosures
  • Fasteners
  • Lighting products
  • Metering equipment
  • Splicing equipment
  • Wiring and cabling


  • Bathroom equipment and fittings
  • Drainage systems
  • Fittings for drinking water installations
  • Geysers and hot water systems
  • Installation and mounting technology
  • Insulation and sealing material
  • Solar heating and cooling
  • Water treatment


  • Bricks
  • Cement and concrete
  • Ceilings
  • Columns
  • Drywalling
  • Glass
  • Lintels
  • Metal
  • Premixes
  • Sand
  • Stone
  • Timber


  • Access control systems
  • Ceramics
  • Component suppliers
  • Demolition and Excavation
  • Doors and windows
  • Elevators and escalators
  • Facades
  • Facilities management
  • Fittings and accessories
  • Flooring
  • Furniture
  • Invertors and generators
  • Landscaping
  • Leather and upholstery
  • Locks, fitting and security
  • Off-the-grid products and services
  • Parking, paving and painting
  • Roofing and scaffolding
  • Surface and materials
  • Sustainability
  • Textiles and tiling
  • Walling and wall coverings
  • Waterproofing
Occupational Health & Safety

Occupational Health and Safety

  • Auditing
  • Disaster management
  • Environmental management
  • Fall arrest/working at height
  • First aid training and equipment
  • Gas detection and monitoring
  • Hazardous materials and storage
  • Noise control, monitoring equipment and services
  • Occupational health services
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Technology & Innovation

Technology and Innovation

  • 3D printing and visualisation
  • Accounting solutions
  • AI, VR and AR technologies and wearables
  • Automation and robotics
  • Big Data and cloud services
  • BIM technologies and solutions
  • CAD systems
  • Communication systems
  • Digital construction software
  • Document management solutions
  • Drone technology
  • Green buildings and facilities management solutions
  • IT, wireless and Wi-Fi systems
  • Measurement and control technology
  • Project management
  • Smart buildings
  • Training bodies and associations
PlumDrain Africa 2020

PlumDrain Africa 2020

  • Bathroom equipment
  • Bathroom fittings
  • Drainage systems
  • Fittings for drinking water installation
  • Geysers and hot water systems
  • Installation systems and mounting technology
  • Insulation and sealing material, pipe throughput holes
  • Kitchen, housework room and special equipment
  • Meters and metering
  • Piping, fittings, thermoplastics
  • Pumps and pump technology
  • Rainwater harvesting and heat pumps
  • Showers, baths, basins, taps and mixers
  • Solar heating and cooling
  • Toilets, cisterns, urinals and WCs, portable toilets
  • Valves, cylinders and gutters
  • Water treatment

Speaker Nomination

The AfriBuild speakers are presenters who are able to inform and inspire the building products and services industry. They are thought leaders, disruptors, creatives, ground-breakers, innovators, mavericks and geniuses.

Are you a thought leader or a disruptor making waves? We want you to be a speaker at Afribuild 2020.

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Show Zones, Drones and other stand-alones: Exciting Show Features!

As part of its approach to skills development and providing concrete ‘how-to’ guidance to visitors, AfriBuild and PlumbDrain Africa 2020 will encompass unique show features including: