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18 - 20 June 2025

Gallagher Convention Centre,
Johannesburg, South Africa

About South Africa Infrastructure & Water Expo

dmg events is excited to introduce the launch of the South Africa Infrastructure & Water Expo, an innovative event dedicated to advancing the infrastructure industry in South Africa. As an essential part of the country's transformation goals, this event aims to encourage conversation, collaboration, and innovation in the critical field of infrastructure development. With the South African infrastructure market valued at $193 bn, the event serves as a timely platform to address the nation's infrastructure needs and opportunities, aligning with the objectives of the National Development Plan 2030 and the National Infrastructure Plan 2050.

At the South Africa Infrastructure & Water Expo, our aim is clear: to provide a dynamic platform for industry stakeholders to exchange ideas, showcase innovations, and forge partnerships that shape the nation's infrastructure development.

Join us at the first edition, taking place from 18 - 20 June 2025 at Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa, as we pave the way for a brighter future. Your participation, whether as a government representative, industry leader, investor, or innovator, is pivotal in driving positive change. Together, let's harness the power of infrastructure to unlock opportunities, improve lives, and strengthen South Africa's vision.

Source: 1ABIQ

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5,000+
TARGETED ATTENDEES

100+
EXHIBITING COMPANIES

Why is Infrastructure Important for South Africa?

Infrastructure development serves as the backbone of economic growth, social advancement, and environmental sustainability. It forms the foundation for progress by enhancing transportation networks, improving accessibility, and fostering connectivity. In South Africa, infrastructure development is prioritized as a key component of the nation's economic recovery strategy.

Investing in infrastructure not only stimulates economic growth but also creates employment opportunities and safeguards livelihoods. These projects are essential for the functioning of society, encompassing critical areas such as transportation, water supply, telecommunications, and energy infrastructure.

From the construction of roads and bridges to the development of airports and railways, infrastructure projects play a pivotal role in driving regional development and enhancing the overall quality of life. However, their successful implementation requires meticulous planning, engineering expertise, and effective coordination among various stakeholders.

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South Africa's market potential

Infrastructure Categories

The figures reflect significant investment and potential growth in each infrastructure category, highlighting business opportunities in South Africa:


$136.9bn
POWER
INFRASTRUCTURE

 


$33.2bn
TRANSPORT
INFRASTRUCTURE

 


$21.5bn
WATER
INFRASTRUCTURE

 


$1.3bn
COMMUNICATIONS
INFRASTRUCTURE

 

Furthermore, additional factors contributing to
infrastructure development are:

Population growth
Projections suggest South Africa’s population may reach 65-67 million by 2030 and 77.6 million by 2040.

Tourism Surge
By 2032, the tourism sector is expected to contribute over 7.4% to the nation's GDP, indicating significant growth.

Power Expansion
Over the next decade, power capacity is forecasted to grow by nearly 4GW, with non-hydro renewables increasing to 17% of total generation by 2032.

Water demand
Approximately 25% of households lack access to piped water, and 16% lack access to improved sanitation services.

Waste management
South Africa produces over 6 million tons of waste annually, with roughly 30% recycled and the rest disposed of in landfills, dumpsites, or the environment.

Ports capacity
Currently operating at 65% capacity on average, constrained by storage and handling equipment.

Growth in other sectors

Construction market, valued at
$176bn

Industrial sector, worth
$19bn

Oil and gas sector, amounts to
$4.6bn

Expand your business with us

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Tap into the growing infrastructure sector developments taking place in South Africa.

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Expand your reach into new markets and connect with a targeted audience.

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Forge meaningful connections with experts and professionals in the field.

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Close deals with high-value leads and establish strategic business alliances.

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Build a network of new clients and maintain a competitive edge in the industry.

Showcase products in demand for active buyers

Network with your target audience

  • Government Representatives
  • Public Utilities
  • Regulators
  • Project Owners
  • Consultants
  • Engineers
  • Contractors
  • Urban Planners
  • Procurement Professionals
  • Project Managers