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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are answers to some of the more frequently asked questions about Hostex 2022. If you need assistance of any kind, please contact the Hostex team directly by completing the contact form on the website.

Hostex 2022 is a trade only event and NOT open to the general public. Students will not be permitted entrance under our general admission criteria – if you are a student looking to attend please contact us for further information.

Please Note: No children under 16 years of age will be admitted to the event.

Yes, once you have received your badge you can return to any of the shows as many times as you wish.

Yes, there is ample parking at the Sandton Convention Centre or Nelson Mandela Square.

Sunday & Monday: 9:30am – 5pm

Tuesday: 9:30am – 4:30pm

As Hostex 2022 is a trade event, children under 16 are not permitted to attend the exhibition. The Organisers reserve the right to refuse entry into the exhibition.

Students are permitted entry to Hostex 2022 by prior arrangement only. Please e-mail Keraysha Pillay on info@hostex.co.za for further information and guidelines.

Food stalls serving light snacks and refreshments can be found within the halls.

There are cash points located inside and outside the venue.

Yes, there will be designated wireless internet access in the hall. Wifi vouchers need to be purchased from the Sandton Convention Centre.

Yes, you are allowed to take photos.

Please contact Keraysha Pillay on info@hostex.co.za and you will be assisted.

You will be able to network with exhibitors, speakers and other visitors. Keep up to date with the latest trends and innovations while learning a thing or two from the seminar theatres.

There will also be a daily activity newsletter available that will include information on demos, functions and competitions that exhibitors are running on their stands, allowing you to plan your visit to this year’s show.

Register in advance online. Registering before the show date means you will gain quicker entry on the day and receive updates on all the latest news and features so you don’t miss out.

Please Note: Online registration will be available closer to the show dates.

Yes, you are able to register on-site for the expo.

Complimentary entrance for all registered trade visitors. Any visitor who registers on-site and is unable to provide a business card, will be charged a R50 entrance fee. Secure parking available at Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton City and Nelson Mandela Square. Please contact the venue for parking prices or the Hostex organisers office. Students will be granted access once the lecturer applies for access before the 14th of February 2022. Only students with a confirmation letter from the Organiser will be given access into the show on the last day.

Kindly contact kerayshap@specialised.com before the 14th of February 2022 for authorisation of students, this will be chosen on a first come first serve basis. Strictly by written approval only.

If you register online you will receive your name badge via email for print out. If you forget to bring this with you, our registration staff will be able to look your number up for you.

When you arrive onsite, the registration area can amend any details and print off a revised version of your badge.

Just go to the registration desk at the entrance and give the staff your name. They will locate your details on our database and issue you with a new badge.

You will receive the latest news updates when you visit the news page for Hostex 2022. For additional information, you can follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Yes, everyone at the event can post about it on social media and you are welcome to use the #Hostex2022 tagline in your posts.


We will not pass your details onto other companies.

Sandton Convention Centre

Maude Street, Sandton
Johannesburg, South Africa

Show Times

Sunday & Monday: 9:30am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9:30am - 4:30pm


Local & International Sales
+27 (0)11 835 1565


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