Highlights From rAge 2022 To Get You Excited

Highlights From rAge 2022 To Get You Excited

With just under three weeks to go until rAge Expo (and NAG LAN) 2022 happens at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, we thought we’d take some time to put together a nice little list of highlights you can look forward to over the 9th to the 11th of December.

South Africa’s biggest gaming convention of the year will be jam-packed with over over 100 exhibitors both big and small, local game development studios, a gaming fashion show, hardware brands showcasing the latest in everything, Minecraft tournaments, special offers from everyone, airsoft, esports, retail for all your festive needs, and plenty more. So strap in and get ready to #escapetoplanetrAge 🎮!


Everything Happening At rAge 2022

All rAge Expo 2022 visitors will have the opportunity to win an Xbox Series S 512GB and a RIG 500 Pro Gen 2 headset thanks to Incredible Connection. To enter, all you need to do is buy your ticket to the event from Howler (click the link here), and you will automatically be entered into the draw.

The winner will be randomly drawn on the 13th of December and contacted via the email they used to purchase the tickets.


Everything Happening At rAge 2022

During rAge Predator Gaming and ACGL will give away a gaming setup worth R130,000. If you’re at rAge on the 10th of December, make sure you head to the Predator stand for the open qualifiers.

Here you will compete in multiple short-form gaming competitions to see if you qualify for the finals happening on the 11th, where the ultimate gamer challenge will take place. Follow the link for more info.


Everything Happening At rAge 2022

To celebrate the inclusion of Masandawana in FIFA23, Mettlestate and the Mamelodi Sundowns F.C. are bringing the Mamelodi Sundowns FIFA23 Championships to rAge. Oh, and there is a sweet R200k prize pool as well.

If you think you have what it takes to be the ultimate champion, you can click the link here to sign up for the final three qualifiers happening online on the 26th of November, at Gateway Mall on the 3rd of December and at Mall of Africa on the same day. The top eight players will then battle it out at rAge.

Everything Happening At rAge 2022

Do you have secret Street Fighter 5 or Tekken 7 skills you’re ready to share with the world during a fight for glory? rAge Drive is asking players to test their mettle against some of the best local players to stand a chance to qualify for the Red Bull Hit The Streets National Final, which is taking place in Cape Town on the 17th of December.

To qualify, players must participate in either the Street Fighter 5 tournament happening on the 9th of December or the Tekken 7 tournament on the 10th. Winners of both tournaments will then qualify. Those eager to participate can click here to register.

rAge X:

One of the more unexpected highlights from the event is definitely #rAgeX. Suppose you’ve wondered how the metaverse can supplement physical experiences and help people connect more profoundly and meaningfully. In that case, rAge X is for you. Happening only on the 9th of December from 9 am until 6 pm at rAge. Attendees can listen to 35 speakers talk about what the next era of computing entails, how it could transform businesses, and how it can create new value as it unfolds.

From the Metaverse to Robotics, Crypto and Gamification, there is sure to be a panel for everyone interested in the future of computing. If you’re looking for more info, you can click here. 


Everything Happening At rAge 2022

A highlight of rAge years past has always been Cosplay, and 2022 will be no different. However, rAge wants to ensure Cosplay is for everyone regardless of skill level. Whether you’re just putting together a costume with stuff found in your cupboard or hand-making your own armour, everyone is invited.

Those interested in joining the Cosplay festivities planned at rAge can follow the link here.

NAG Streamer Zone:

Everything Happening At rAge 2022

For those looking to take their stream to rAge over the 9th to 11th of December, NAG has you covered. There will be PCs set up in the dedicated Streamer Zone over on the NAG stand that can be booked out for an hour for free. Streamers will have access to gaming rigs complete with hardware from Samsung, Logitech, RODE, Cougar, and Intel. If you stream via console or mobile, we got you, just bring your own console or mobile gaming device and stream as usual.

There are other benefits to streaming from the Nag Streamer Zone as well. Streamers who book their slot will be featured on NAG in the run-up to rAge, and there will be interviews held with you on the official NAG Stream, which will be running throughout the rAge weekend.

For Streamers who want to know more and register, you can click the link here.

Now we want to know from you, what day will you be attending rAge 2022? Let us know down below.


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King Cargo Onsite

King Cargo Onsite is completely service-driven and focused on fulfilling the needs of our clients. The combined knowledge base of our team covers all aspects of exhibition and events logistics which enables us to anticipate what equipment our clients will need to handle their freight onsite at exhibitions. Our wide range of freight and onsite logistical services, experience and expertise make us the preferred service provider for many local companies and individuals. Together with our holding company, King Cargo Projects, we offer professional and tailored international and local freight services. From air and sea freight, cross-border and custom clearing services to dangerous goods, and military and fine arts logistics. This includes advice on Customs formalities, information on import and export procedures, documentation, permit requirements and negotiating the best freight rates. We provide a comprehensive door-to-door service for consignments of any size by air, sea or road. Our team prides itself on being courteous and helpful when engaging with clients, always going the extra mile to meet and exceed our client’s expectations.

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Gallagher Convention Centre Catering (GCCC) is the preferred on-site supplier to Gallagher Convention Centre for all the venue’s culinary requirements.

The dynamic Gallagher Convention Centre Catering (GCCC) team is led by Head Chef Gordon Fraser. Gordon has been associated with Gallagher Convention Centre since 1996.  During his twenty-three-year relationship with Gallagher Convention Centre, Chef Gordon has been at the helm of the catering for many different event types- speaking to his capabilities.

Chef Gordon’s and his team’s many years of experience ensures that only the highest quality food is served at Gallagher Convention Centre.

Guests to Gallagher Convention Centre can look forward to creative and innovative new menus from Gallagher Convention Centre Catering (GCCC) in 2019. This specialist team prides itself on offering the finest catering, tailored to the requirements of clients.

Known for our NIHT certified Halaal catering, Gallagher Convention Centre will look to further expand on our culinary offerings in 2019. This will be reflected in more menu options for our guests to select from as well as a carefully crafted medley of flavours created by the Gallagher Convention Centre Catering (GCCC) team.

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Event plumbing & compressed air services

With years of exhibition experience, SA Plumber and its employees strive for excellence, efficiency and quality within all areas of exhibitions plumbing and compressed air needs.

With knowledge of venue, exhibition regulations and understanding of the operations.

SA Plumber concentrates on communication and client satisfaction.

Pinstripe Event Registration

Transform the way you manage your events with Pinstripe-Group. Founded in 2011 by industry experts, we specialize in providing top-tier professional conference organising services and cutting-edge event registration solutions.


Our innovative 32″ Touch Screens make registration quick and effortless, with name cards printed on-site within seconds. Our software is designed to cater for conferences, corporate and government events, workshops, roadshows, expo’s as well as gala dinners.


With Pinstripe-Group, you can ensure a seamless event experience for your delegates while also keeping track of all the necessary data behind the scenes. Our software records every interaction, allowing for accurate reports to be generated for you post-event.


Join the ranks of satisfied clients who have already experienced the Pinstripe-Group difference. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help elevate your events to the next level.”


Contact: Justin Brown

Telephone: 071 505 1734

Email: justin@pinstripe-group.com

Website: www.pinstripe-group.com

EBS – Electrical

EBS fully understands the importance of complying with all national and venue rules and regulations with regard to the installation of electrics and ensuring that all compliance certificates are given timeously to the client. Each exhibition contracted to EBS will have a qualified electrician on site to manage any problems that may arise.
Our electrical component comprises of full management of all lighting and electrical requirements for your exhibition, event or convention.
• Supply and installation of Distribution Boards
• Energy saving lighting options
• Designer light fittings
• Specialised lighting

Visit www.exbs.co.za

Green Exhibitions – Registration

A privately held company Green Exhibition Services was founded in 1999. We offer comprehensive turnkey visitor registration solutions both online and on-site. These services range from consumer ticket sales, RSVP management, Conferences and Trade Exhibition visitor registration. Online solutions range from basic to advanced including automated invoicing and electronic barcoded ticket confirmations. We are the market leaders in this field and offer class-leading technology and excellent results every time.


Visit greenexhibitions.co.za

Unlimited Events – Décor

Following a tender process competing against the country’s leading event décor suppliers, Unlimited Events Group has won the contract as the décor supplier of choice for Gallagher Convention Centre, one of Africa’s largest conference and exhibition venues.

Alastair Laing, Group CEO comments, “Unlimited Events Group being selected as the décor supplier of choice at yet another leading South African venue cements our position as a trusted, capable and reliable partner to the events industry. We’re excited about the new partnership and look forward to creating hundreds of memorable events for Gallagher Convention Centre and its clients.”

Unlimited Events Group houses specialist event supply businesses including Unlimited Events Décor, Unlimited Hire, Unlimited Events Entertainment, Unlimited Balloons, Dipsy Dots Kids Parties, Unlimited Photos and ProBrush Hair & Beauty Salon.


Unlimited Events Group themes thousands of private and corporate events, product launches, weddings, year-end functions and conferences each year. Hard work, dedication and passion for innovative ideas have ensured that Unlimited Events Group is the preferred event solution supplier to a host of blue-chip brands across the country and is rated by SEESA as a level 3 BEE company.


For further information on Unlimited Events Group visit www.unlimitedevents.co.za or find them on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/UnlimitedEventsGroup


Seriti Security Services provides build-up, breakdown and event security at Gallagher Convention Centre. We make use of well trained, certified, friendly, efficient and helpful staff that will assist in any situation and will provide direct information on any queries. All Seriti Security Services staff are dressed in full, visible branded uniform and are equipped with two-way radios, for fast and effective problem-solving.


Seriti Security Services provides event stewards at entrances, loading bays, emergency exits, as well as floor patrol minders.


For all your on-site office requirements: Faxing, Photocopying, Internet access, PC usage. Contact Person : Anna Malaza

Email : gallagher@gallagher.co.za
Tel : +27 11 266 3166

DNG Presentation Staging

DNG carries a wide range of top recognized equipment from leading brands and manufacturers. We pride ourselves on service. Specifically, value-added service. We complement our internal strengths, to better leverage our versatility whilst staying focused on what we view most important – our client.


Please visit our website at www.dngps.co.za for more information.

Gallagher Disaster Management Division

Gallagher Convention Centre has a disaster management division tasked with ensuring that the legal requirements are met for all events. The Gallagher Disaster Management division will be able to provide you with a complete disaster management solution at a very competitive price, no matter the format or size of your event. These services include floor plan evaluation and comment, JOC file compilation and submission as well as designer stand plan submission. Our disaster management division will facilitate EMS inspections, communicate any issues that might arise and assist with the formulation of solutions for issues that were identified. This service includes an onsite safety officer for the duration of the event.


Contact Person : Thomas Messelaar – Health & Safety Manager
Email : thomasm@gallagher.co.za
Tel : +27 11 266 3056

Gallagher Video Conferencing

Gallagher offers a Video Conferencing (VC) facility in Boardroom 5.
Please contact our sales team for bookings or Email: Gallagher@gallagher.co.za
Tel: +27 11 266 3000

Gallagher Business Centre

For all your on-site office requirements: Faxing, Photocopying, Internet access, PC usage. Contact Person : Anna Malaza

Email : gallagher@gallagher.co.za
Tel : +27 11 266 3166