Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

As the continent's largest food & beverage industry trade event, Africa's Big Seven (AB7) features seven shows covering the entire spectrum of activity, from farm gate to processing, manufacturing, packaging, wholesale and retail, right through to hospitality and institutional catering, with a quality conference and an array of workshops offering additional value. AB7's dedicated show segments are: Agri-Food (for manufacturers and producers); DrinkTech Africa (beverage processing and packaging machinery and equipment); FoodBiz Africa (food service and equipment), FoodTech Africa (production, processing and packaging); InterBake Africa (equipment, processes and ingredients for the baking industry); Pan Africa Retail Trade Exhibition (food, beverages, merchandise and FMCG); and Retail Solutions Africa (technology for retailers).

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Messe München, Munich, Germany

From 21-24 June 2016, up to 850 companies will display their solutions for the optimisation of production processes and professional service robotics across six exhibition halls. Topics that will be highlighted at the annual event include: Human-Robot-Collaboration, Industry 4.0 and Professional Service Robotics. AUTOMATICA will showcase the complete spectrum of products, systems and solutions for almost every automation project – as a result, the event attracts users from the most diverse sectors of production, such as automotive and metalworking industry, medical, pharmaceutical, food and plastics industry. In parallel to AUTOMATICA, the new platform IT2Industry will take place in Hall B4. The trade fair and open conference will demonstrate the link between automation and information technology.

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Cape Industries Showcase (CIS 2016)

Cape Town Convention Centre (CTICC), Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Industries Showcase (CIS 2016) comprises five co-located events, gathering together more exhibitors and more visitors. Returning to Cape Town this year from 13-15 July, CIS will feature the following co-located shows: Oil & Gas Africa 2016 (the 7th sub-Saharan oil, gas and petrochem engineering supply chain exhibition and conference); Maritime & Offshore Marine Africa (featuring ship building & repair, marine engineering, fishing, mining and workboats); TCSD Africa (temperature-controlled storage and distribution exhibition); Cape Logistics (the Cape’s distribution, transport and handling expo); and Empowertec Cape - the small business opportunity showcase.

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Middle East Transport & Logistics Expo & Conference

Oman International Exhibition Centre, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Oman's most comprehensive transportation and logistics expo and conference returns from 5-7 September this year, supported by the Ministry of Transport & Communications, which is spearheading the modernisation of Oman’s transport and logistics infrastructure. With the Sultanate poised to become an important logistics centre and a major trans-shipment hub between Europe, Asia and Africa, the Middle East Transport & Logistics Expo & Conference will gather professionals from across the globe, enabling attendees to meet and interact with government officials, key decision-makers, industry executives, contractors, consultants, service providers, financiers, and other stakeholders, making it a vital business-oriented networking platform. The event will act as a platform for local, regional and international exhibitors to showcase their latest technologies, best practices, pioneering research, advanced trends, and innovative products and solutions, to meet the requirements and boost momentum across the Middle East's flourishing transportation & logistics sector.

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The Big 5 Kuwait

Kuwait International Fair, Kuwait

The Big 5 Kuwait is the largest and best attended building and construction event in Kuwait. The event provides an easy and essential route into the market for exhibitors, enabling construction professionals from across the industry to develop their business and network with a wide range of visitors who are ready to do business in a professional environment. Taking place from 25-27 September 2016, the expanded event will offer visitors the unique opportunity to source innovative products from over 24 countries. Alongside the exhibition, 20 FREE-to-attend CPD certified workshops will be held, each providing participants with a CPD certificate – the points from which may be registered with your professionals associations. Don't miss out on the unique opportunity in Kuwait to compare thousands of construction products in one place, saving you time and money – register for free today.

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