3-5 MARCH 2024

Sandton Convention Centre

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9:30am – 4:30pm Daily

Hostex is making a refreshed comeback in June 2022

Hostex is making a refreshed comeback in June 2022 Hostex 2022 is refreshed and it’s happening at Sandton Convention Centre from Sunday, 26 to Tuesday, 28 June – and the industry is ready for it! James Khoza, President of SA Chefs Association and Hostex Ambassador, says that an exciting comeback for the hospitality, food and […]

The value of high service standards in hospitality

The sky’s the limit for young chefs in today’s culinary world By Vinny Maharajh, Hostex 2020 ambassador, Head Concierge at Sandton Sun, and the recipient of the highest recognition a concierge can receive globally – Les Clefs d’Or (the Golden Keys). Vinny has 20 years’ experience in hospitality, having started at Southern Sun Elangeni in […]

The sky’s the limit for young chefs in today’s culinary world

The sky’s the limit for young chefs in today’s culinary world By award-winning chef, Jackie Cameron, owner of Jackie Cameron School of Food & Wine in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, author of two successful books, and Hostex 2020 ambassador Recognised as an industry trailblazer, in this article brought to you by Hostex 2020, Cameron tackles common […]

Inspiring young chefs to dream big and tackle change

Inspiring young chefs to dream big and tackle change By Franz de Waal, Hostex 2020 ambassador, Owner of Hashtag Hot Caterers, Rome Around Mobile Food Bars, chef, catering specialist, entrepreneur, philanthropist and helicopter pilot Franz has been in the food industry all his life, starting as a supermarket employee. His passion for the industry and its never-ending […]

What’s the real cost of a cup of coffee?

What’s the real cost of a cup of coffee? By David Walstra, Hostex 2020 ambassador, owner of SEAM Coffee Roaster and Thirdspace coworking space and coffee shop David Walstra is ultra-passionate about the sustainability of quality coffee and the people who produce it. He tackles some coffee pricing issues in this article brought to you […]

Life as I am learning it in hospitality

Life as I am learning it in hospitality By Arnold Tanzer, Hostex 2020 ambassador, Chef and Owner of Food on the Move, catering for the film & TV industry Arnold’s 31-year career in hospitality is a treasury of experiences, passions, life lessons, teaching, and endless anecdotes. Brought to you by Hostex 2020, here he shares […]

Cheffing success takes a lot more than cooking

Cheffing success takes a lot more than cooking By James Khoza, Hostex 2020 Ambassador, President of the SA Chefs Association, Executive Chef of Sandton Convention Centre James Khoza, undoubtedly one of South Africa’s most inspirational chefs, has made his mark on the local culinary landscape with strong leadership, insight, and a passion for excellence and […]

What the coffee experience you serve says about your business

By Iain Evans and brought to you by Hostex Hostex 2020 ambassador, Owner Publisher of Coffee Magazine, and coffee aficionado Iain Evans, uncovers the key components that make a truly memorable come-back-for-more coffee moment. Have you ever had a really amazing coffee experience where everything was just perfect and you felt the warm fuzzies cover […]

20 Reasons to be at Hostex 2020

Hostex is happening from 1 to 3 March 2020 at Sandton Convention Centre – and all indications are that it will be the best place for the hospitality, food and drink industry to network, engage, learn, trade, meet our Hostex ambassadors, and share insights, for both exhibitors and visitors. Hostex 2020 will deliver innovation and […]

Celebration as leading exhibition organiser wins four industry awards

Gatsby inspired décor and fashion were the backdrop for this night of the stars awards evening, held at the elegant Montecasino Ballroom on Thursday 31 January. The Exhibition Industry Alliance, which unites the Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) and the Exhibition and Event Association of Southern Africa (EXSA), was host to the prestigious Exhibition […]