GL events South Africa is the leading name in Exhibition and Trade Show solutions.

We provide full turnkey solutions for all your exhibition needs, whether you need a small custom designed stand with company branding, right through to design and installation of the complete exhibition.

We have 3 factories based in South Africa and also render services into Africa and other global destinations.  Our large asset base and industry experience enable us to offer highly competitive pricing with excellent quality.


  • Custom exhibition stands
  • System exhibition stands
  • Shell scheme packages
  • Carpets & Electrical
  • Furniture solutions
  • Graphics & signage
  • Registration areas & fit outs
  • Design & floor plans
  • Exhibition Project management



Shell scheme is the base option for many exhibition and event organisers. We have the capacity to provide organisers with this basic infrastructure, as well as furniture, electrical and carpet requirements. We have undertaken and completed work for many of Africa’s largest exhibitions. Our portfolio range includes exhibitor package deals, pavilions, general exhibition areas, information areas, VIP facilities, food and beverage areas, registration areas and organisers’ offices, to mention a few.


Our design library includes templates of all the major venue floorplans in South Africa.
We have executed projects in all the major venues and also possess the capability to construct a temporary venue or additional outside venues for overflow exhibitors. 
Our design team has expert knowledge on the constraints of the local venues and how to create a floorplan that ensures the maximum utilisation of space and traffic flow.
Our floor-plans comply with international standards and always adhere to health and safety requirements. 


Tension Fabric Systems allows for high-quality graphic prints with a seamless finish. The system is light and easy to construct and saves substantial build-up time when compared to traditional vinyl applications. 

The product is well suited for: 

  • Large Graphic wall applications
  • Entrance arches and back walls 
  • Custom show area elements and Seminar area branding
  • Backlit pillars or registration counters
  • Applications where graphics need to be stored and re-used 



Drawing a maximum amount of clientele to your stand is the main objective of any exhibitor, our expert team will create a design that will ensure you gain maximum brand exposure and fully exploits the power of graphics in the exhibition space.
Our technology partner has developed this Exhibition specific, online ordering platform across the last 9 years. The online ordering platform enables the exhibitor to place, pay and manage online orders that would normally be managed via an email process and printed or emailed Exhibitor Brochure.
The platform can be managed by GL events South Africa as a full-turnkey solution, or managed by the Organiser with the support of GL events. The platform allows the loading of price lists and stock components of multiple suppliers and also includes layout plan functions for the stand set-up.
The platform also facilitates easier communication in terms of, out of stock items, and recons on elements with outstanding payments.