Exhibitions & Special events


SARCDA celebrate 50 years of success

The SARCDA show offers trade buyers a world-class buying experience, showcasing the largest exhibitions of its kind under one roof. In 2018, SARCDA celebrates its 50th anniversary. One of the cornerstones of SARCDA’s success is its strict trade only policy, which necessitates that buyers verify their trade status before being admitted to ... More

Decorex 2018 drawing on 25 years of influence & trends

This year’s flagship Decorex exhibition will draw on 25 years of industry influence while unveiling 2018’s best décor, design and lifestyle trends at this landmark show taking place at Gallagher Convention Centre from 8 to 12 August. Hinging on the expressive #rhythmoflife theme, Decorex Joburg offers visitors a unique space to peruse ... More

Thank you for inspiring us

Gallagher Convention Centre would like to extend a heartfelt “Thank you” to the organising members of AAXO (The Association of African Exhibition Organisers), for choosing us as the Best Venue of 2017. At Gallagher Convention Centre, we pride ourselves on the unmatched service we deliver to our clients and the relationships that ... More

Pre-qualified suppliers streamline service delivery

At Gallagher Convention Centre we pride ourselves on our network of pre-qualified suppliers, vetted and selected to guarantee superior service delivery to our event organisers. Coordinated through Gallagher Convention Centre’s sales & coordination department, our supplier network can offer services such as logistics, freight ... More

Exhibit at Gallagher

Gallagher Convention Centre is home to some of South Africa’s biggest and most attended exhibitions. The 32-hectare property offers 27 venues to choose from and is known as the home of shows such as Decorex Joburg & 100% design South Africa, SARCDA, HuntEx, Professional Beauty and Salon Africa as well as Africa’s Big 7/The ... More

Multi-purpose venues

Gallagher Convention Centre offers twenty-seven multi-purpose venues on the 30-hectare property. The venues range from 31 square meters to 6600 square meters. The smallest venue on the property is Boardroom 1 and can accommodate up to 10 people boardroom style. Hall 5 is the biggest venue at Gallagher Convention Centre and can accommodate up ... More

Entertainment Options

Not sure how to entertain your guests? Read this.   No event is complete without some form of entertainment, but you might feel intimidated by the many entertainment options that are available for events today. Let us break down the most popular entertainment options for you, and take the difficulty out of choosing.  Parlour ... More

Reaching for the stars: What does a five-star grading mean?

Few things carry the same weight when it comes to peace of mind for guests, than the quality assurance of an establishment. We’re all familiar with the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa’s star-based grading system, but do you know what makes a five-star establishment like Gallagher Convention Centre different from the rest? The ... More