Register as a buyer for Design Indaba Expo 2013

Get the full benefit of Design Indaba Expo when you sign up as an official buyer!

Registration for local and international buyers at Design Indaba Expo 2013 is now open! We are hard at work putting the finishing touches on next year’s event and promise a few interesting surprises and new features on the Expo floor – not to mention the latest design talent South Africa has to offer.

In the meantime, register today to assure your place and start receiving our updates of special buyer benefits and exhibitor news.

Online registration is easy

Click here to go to the buyer registration page, choose a payment method, fill in the form and submit.

Your registration fee of R200 includes:

  • Exclusive Buyers Only Day on Thursday 28 February 2013
  • Accreditation by name, company and country to allow better interaction with exhibitors and media
  • Access to the Expo during show days: Friday 1 March to Sunday 3 March 2013
  • Buyers Welcome Breakfast
  • A Buyer’s Pack with additional information and resources on the Design Indaba Exhibitors and the City of Cape Town
  • Special accommodation rates organised for Design Indaba

 R60 for every additional buyer from the same company

About the Design Indaba Expo

The Design Indaba Expo is South Africa’s premier showcase of locally made designer products across all creative disciplines, from fashion, furniture and jewellery, to décor, craft and homeware.  It is curated by a panel of local experts, ensuring only the latest and most innovative products are shown every year.

Fast facts from 2012

  • Largest expo ever, covering 7 300 sqm
  • 367 exhibitors
  • 416 buyers, including 156 international
  • 40 282 people visited the Expo
  • R180.9 million worth of business done on the floor

Who can be an official buyer?

Representatives from companies who retail or buy any form of design products through a physical or online store. Buyers will be required to submit a business card at the entrance.

Contact Kelly Berman at or +27 21 465 9966 with any queries.