The Department of Trade and Industry runs the South African National Pavilion at selected exhibitions and trade shows. The DTI describes it as such:
Trade and Investment South Africa participates in selected trade fairs and exhibitions abroad by means of National Pavilions. Assistance is therefore provided to qualifying South African exporters to introduce South African products into foreign markets by participating in suitable foreign exhibitions in a cost effective manner.
|Dates||Exhibition||Host Country||Sector||Closing Date(for aplications)|
|4-10 Nov 2013||Havana Trade Fair (FIHAV)2013||Havana, Cuba||Multi-Sectoral||06-May-13|
|14-27 Nov 2013||India International Trade Fair (IITF) 2013||New Delhi, India||Cultural Industries||14-May-13|
|19-22 Nove||Midest 2013||Paris, France||Multi-Sectoral (Subcontracting - metals, plastics, rubber, composite||15-May-13|
|26-27 Nov 2013||West African Power Industry convention (WAPIC) 2013||Lagos, Nigeria||materials, electronics) Electrotechnical||20-May-13|
|28 Oct - 5 Nov||China Expo||Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, China Multi-Sectoral||08-Apr-13|
|20 Jan - 22 Jan 2014||World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2014||Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates||Renewable Energy||20-Jul-13|
|3-6 Feb 2014||Mining Indaba 2014||Cape Town, South Africa||Mining||02-Aug-13|
|5-7 Feb 2014||Fruit Logistica Berlin 2014||Berlin, Germany||Agro-Processing (Fresh fruit and vegetables)||05-Aug-13|
|23-26 Feb 2014||Gulfood 2014||Dubai, United Arab Emirates||Agro-Processing (Except wine and meat)||23-Aug-13|
|21 Feb -11 March||Ghana International Trade Fair (GITF) 2014||Accra, Ghana||Multi-Sectoral||16-Aug-13|
|5-8 March 2014||Foodex Japan 2014||Tokyo, Japan||Agro-Processing||05-Sep-13|
|5-9 March 2014||Hong Kong International Jewellery 2014||Hong Kong, China||Mining & Metals (Jewellery manufacturers)||06-Sep-13|
More information on the National Pavilion can be found on the Department of Trade and Industry website.