who we are

In the age of information the evolution of branding and design concepts are an important cog in the wheel of target market communication. As an award winning and leading South African exhibition company, we continually thrive to innovate and construct exhibition stands that speak directly to our clients intended community. We’re recognised specialists in the design & manufacture of exhibition stands from conception through to installation we have an impressive national and international footprint to setup stands for our clients participating in trade shows globally.  Established in 1993, and owner managed, Marketing Merchants have grown to become one of the market leaders in our industry. We offer a comprehensive range of Exhibition stand solutions and products which enable us to provide a complete turnkey solution and become a one-stop service provider to our clients.

Award Winning Designs

Highly specialised and internationally recognised as a leading Cape Town based exhibition and stand building company we’ve won numerous awards and continue to break boundaries in the industry. Some of the awards we’ve won for best stands, four at the Tourism Indaba, one at the FPI (Financial Planning Institute) Congress & Expo, five at the Intervitis Interfructa: Wine & Fruit Industry (IVIF) Trade Show and another one at the George Cheese Festival (July).

Innovative Design

Our dedication to the advancement and integration of modern and classic design concepts are rooted in our highly experienced staff compliment. Each a specialist in their own right, our emphasis lies on providing professional and attentive sales staff, innovative design solutions and attention to detail in our stand construction.

Proud Member of EXSA

Quality remains one of our key focuses. As members of EXSA (Exhibition Association of South Africa), which is the governing body of the Exhibition Industry in S.A. we adhere to the high standards set by them and have received numerous awards for our work. We are also members of IFES (International Federation of Exhibition Suppliers).

the team

Darryl Mink

Darryl Mink

Managing Director

Annedi Wessels

Annedi Wessels

Sales Director

Paul Els

Paul Els

Production Manager

Fabio Diliberto

Fabio Diliberto

Design Head

our services

We’re recognised specialists in the design & manufacture of exhibition stands from conception through to installation we have an impressive national and international footprint to setup stands for our clients participating in trade shows globally

Concept Design Services Construction
Conceptualization & development of:
Custom built exhibition stands
System / Octanorm exhibtions Stands
In-Store & Retail spaces
Point of sale display units
Exhibition Design
Graphic Design
3D Presentations
Technical Drawings
Custom stand manufacture
Modular stand assembly
Onsite build-up & break-down
Health & Safety Compliance certificates
Furniture Hire
Audio Visual Hire
Lighting hire & Electrical wire
Graphic printing & signage
Project Management
Venues Worked At
Stands Built
Years in Business

Clients

industry news

EXSA GM MOVES ON

EXSA (Exhibition and Event Association of Southern Africa) has announced that Phumulani Hlatshwayo has officially resigned from his role as General Manager as he moves on to explore other opportunities. Hlatshwayo, has accomplished many successes since joining EXSA in May 2016, and will be missed.

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