Post Show Review

A focus on the pharma manufacture and supply chain at SAPHEX

Two days of packed halls and high spirits among exhibitors and visitors: 92 exhibitors from 16 countries presented innovative solutions and products at the international meeting point.

The exhibition at SAPHEX 2017 featured companies that provide services and equipment which cater for various stages in the pharma supply chain – from regulatory and recruitment services, right up to lab and packaging equipment and materials.

Methodology and Data Sources

The post show report for SAPHEX 2017 is based on a poll of exhibitors, a representative visitor survey, a conference survey, as well as the registration data of the exhibitors, visitors and conference attendees.

Both the exhibitor and visitor surveys were conducted by the organizers of SAPHEX 2017. The results were calculated using a survey of visitors to SAPHEX 2017. The conference survey was performed directly after the event by the organizers.

Exhibitor Feedback

At SAPHEX 2017, 92 exhibitors from 16 countries demonstrated how they are advancing the global energy transition. They were able to reach again their most important target groups very effectively.

The quality of the event visitors was rated as “excellent/very good/good” by 83% of exhibitors surveyed, which presents ideal opportunities for a successful trade fair participation.

The quantity of visitors was rated as “excellent/very good/good” by 79% of exhibitors surveyed.

SAPHEX 2017 Conference

The accompanying SAPHEX Conference not only focused on intelligently connecting various forms of pharma production, but also on the topics of GMP compliance, intellectual property rights, and marketing & selling pharma products. Experts also discussed the latest trends and developments in the wider African market.

More than 150 attendees visited the SAPHEX 2017 Conference and the side events over the two days of the event.

Customer Testimonials

“I just wanted to thank you for hosting a well-organised SAPHEX event held at the Sandton Convention Centre. You have gone the extra mile when we required last minute assistance and we are looking forward to attending future events. We have received valuable enquiries across all business areas in Merck.”
– Pierre Dorfling, Merck
  “SAPHEX 2017 was very well organized and executed with utmost professionalism and efficiency. The quality of the attendees was phenomenal and we’ve managed to establish some good leads for future business. We are looking forward to SAPHEX 2018, as the timing and venue issue has been corrected.”
– Rajesh Gopal, Export Sales Manager, Consumer Division, Adcock Ingram
“It was a very positive experience for us, meeting decision-makers who need and appreciate our product offering. Also, the opportunity to collaborate and partner with a number of fellow exhibitors offering complementary services. We also met international clients who are keen to make use of our services. Thank you for the opportunity and invitation to have been a part of SAPHEX 2017. We look forward to participating in SAPHEX 2018.”
– William and Lidia van Aarde, Co-owners, The Talent Seekers
  “SAPHEX 2017 proved to be a very worthwhile event for us. The show was well organised and allowed us to meet our pre-event objectives. We were able to meet our existing customers in a professional setting and the show’s attendees proved more than relevant to us, as we picked up numerous new potential customers. We are looking forward to exhibiting at SAPHEX 2018!”
– Brice Bizzell, Logistics & Marketing Manager, Starrate Packaging