With only a few weeks into 2019, travelling exhibition Mining & Technical Exhibitions (MTE) is gaining momentum with preparations all on track for this year’s shows. 

Lephalale (formerly known as Ellisras) is located east of Waterberg coalfield, which is well-endowed with coal reserves. If you are a supplier or have a business in coal mining, then this is the expo for you.

There are many mines, power stations and development projects in and around Lephalale. For example, the Medupi and Matimba power stations are both located in Lephalale. Grootegeluk Coal Mine, one of the biggest coal producers in South Africa, is also in Lephalale. These and others make Lephalale an ideal location for an MTE exhibition.

For exhibitors this is a huge advantage to potentially acquire good business by exhibiting at this expo. Invitations are sent out to all relevant stakeholders at the various operations and power stations before the show, which ensures that the right visitors attend the expo.

Exxaro’s Grootegeluk coal mine located in Lephalale. Image credit: Google maps

Exxaro’s Grootegeluk coal mine located in Lephalale. Image credit: Google maps

The MTE marketing team works around the clock to spread the word about the expo to attract more visitors to the show, resulting in additional exposure for exhibitors. Prior to each show, MTE meets with management at various operations to find out what they are looking for. This important information is relayed back to the market to further encourage the right suppliers to exhibit at the show.

Visitors get to meet many suppliers in a single location as the MTE team customises each exhibition to ensure that the show caters to the needs of the surrounding operations. Another exciting value add for visitors is that they get a front row seat to the latest technology and innovation (including demonstrations) in relevant fields. In addition to being exposed to the latest technology, visitors also observe how the technology works and therefore are informed, educated and assisted in making informed decisions.

The Lephalale expo takes place on 21 February 2019 at Mogol Club in Limpopo from 13:00 to 17:00.