Hostex 2026 – Opening Doors for 40 Years and Beyond

Celebrating a 40-Year Legacy of Unlocking Opportunities.

Welcome to Hostex 2026 – Africa's Food, Drink & Hospitality Expo!

For Three incredible decades, Hostex has been at the heart of the industry, opening doors and bringing together visionaries, innovators, and leaders under one roof.

Hostex Has A 40-Year Legacy Of Opening Doors To:

Innovation | Connection | Networking | Solutions | Discovery | Transformation | Opportunity | Relationships | Progress | Collaboration | Learning

Book your stand to unlock the door to these opportunities!

Hostex 2024 delivered:

The top four reasons visitors attended Hostex in 2024 were

Keep up with industry trends

Meet new and existing suppliers

Seek new products

Source products and services

The Legacy Continues: Hostex 2026 – unlocking new opportunities for growth

Decision-makers will be at Hostex 2026 to unlock the opportunity to:

Connect and network with industry leaders

Source solutions, products and services in six dedicated districts – Equipment Africa, Food & Drink Africa, Tea & Coffee Africa, Contract Furnishings Africa, Technology Africa, and Sustainability Africa

Watch culinary trendsetters in The Skillery by SA Chefs

Listen to Hostex ambassadors, trendsetters and opinion leaders on trends moving the industry forward in the Industry Hub seminar theatre

Witness new products being launched in the New Product Showcase

See top baristas competing in SCASA’s Coffee Championship

We invite you to showcase your brand, products, and services on a platform that opens doors to unprecedented opportunities. Secure your preferred space today.
James Khoza

Opening Doors to Opportunity

Exhibiting at Hostex 2026 means stepping into a world of possibilities.

Chef James Khoza, President of SA Chefs and Hostex Ambassador

Hostex delivers in every way. It has a legacy of providing the platform for suppliers to connect with their market and for friends and colleagues to connect with one another. It delivers the human connection we need to be re-energised and inspired. SA Chefs is proud to be celebrating a 40-year partnership with Hostex in 2026 and we look forward to another impeccably organised show.”

Why exhibit at Hostex 2026


Engage directly with thousands of industry leaders and decision-makers.

Break through

Forge new partnerships with large and small industry operators


Present your products and services to a targeted and engaged audience


Discuss collaborations and opportunities for synergy with new prospects

Hostex is not just a trade show – it's a gateway to success.

Be part of the 40-year celebration – a reunion of pioneers, a showcase of achievements, and a testament to the strength of the industry.

Open the door to your success. Book your stand at Hostex 2026 today.

They said it at Hostex 2022!