The 2017 Johannesburg HOMEMAKERS Expo – Post Show news

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The 2017 Johannesburg HOMEMAKERS Expo – Post Show news

They say that when it rains on your wedding you will have a blessed marriage, well if this is at all true for exhibitions; the 2017 Johannesburg HOMEMAKERS Expo certainly is blessed. With heavy downpours during build-up, a constant drizzle and occasional thunder storm during show days and another day of rain for break-down it was a wet, wet, wet, week and weekend. Definitely not ideal weather conditions for a home improvement show. But that did not deter the exhibitors who created a beautiful show and the visitors who showed up in their thousands.

What Exhibitors had to say:

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and your friendly team to have the trust in Eat A Bit to be part of the Homemakers Expo 2017! I think it gave me a lot of exposure and opportunities which I can use for future business relationships.”– Nini Strydom from Eat-A-Bit

“The show was absolutely fabulous. What an eye opener (we have never exhibited in the 12 years of our existence!). Looking forward to the PTA show.” – Mike Abraham from Stature Steel

Exhibitor Awards

The Overall Exhibitor Stand Award winner was The Kitchen Studio who built one of the most beautiful kitchens ever seen at the show. The stand offered versatile options of kitchen tops, cupboards and showcased the highest standard of craftsmanship with a flawless installation.


Overall Stand Winner – The Kitchen Studio

The other award winners were:
Gold: Geberit SA, Ashley Furniture Homestore, Patio Warehouse, Living Green Landscapes, Cybele Gardens, Flyscreen Supreme & Shutter Supreme, Masons Furniture for Siemens, Tectonic Stone and Totem Kitchens

Gold Award winners

Gold Award winners

Silver: Kitchen Delights, Plantation Shutters Co., Floors Direct, ISOboard Thermal Insulation, Latitude Tile & Décor, GrapeDoor, Womag, Liebherr, The Colonial Stone and Eva-Last

Bronze: SA Washline, The Tile Gallery, DnA Designs, Designer Pool Covers, Wedgit SA, Macalli Inspired Living, Gutter People, Curves and Bevels Cupboard Supply, Insulpro, Trellidor, Top Carpets & Floors, Display Wine, Kitchen Unlimited and Veti by Major Tech.

Artisan Awards: Dismoi walked away with third place, The Coote and Wench Design Company with second prize and Flaunt Concepts with the first prize.

Thank you to our show sponsors
Eva-Last, Builders Warehouse, University of Johannesburg, Vermont and especially Festool, Bargain Books, This Side Up, Patio Warehouse, Mokki, Ashley’s Furniture HomeStore, Mobelli, CTM, SW Contracts, Bassalt, Lumen Lights, Inspire Furniture, Graffiti SA and our 3 graffiti artists

Once again thank you to each and every 2017 Johannesburg HOMEMAKERS Expo exhibitor, we wish you every success in capitalising on the leads and business generating opportunities you received. Visit the expo gallery on Facebook.