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Scan Display wins South African exhibition industry awards
Exhibition and events supplier, Scan Display, was awarded the Best Service Contractor Award for 2023 by the Exhibitions & Events Association of Southern Africa (EXSA) at the association’s annual awards evening in Johannesburg, South Africa last month. 12 Feb 2024 Read more

Scan Display and its MD win SAACI awards
Exhibition and events supplier, Scan Display, was delighted to be recognised with an award from the Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI) at its national congress earlier this month. The company's managing director, Justin Hawes, was also acknowledged with an award in his personal capacity. 25 Aug 2023 Read more

Exhibition and event trends identified at Germany's EuroShop 2023
EuroShop is the largest retail trade fair in the world, taking place every three years in Düsseldorf, Germany. The 2023 show drew 81,000 visitors from 141 countries, and the 15 exhibition halls showcased 1,830 exhibitors. 29 Mar 2023 Read more

Scan Display up and running after Cape Town fire
In the early evening of 23 December 2022, a fire broke out at exhibition and events supplier Scan Display's Cape Town offices on the Foreshore. The fire resulted in part of the facility being destroyed. 9 Jan 2023 Read more

Catch the EuroShop 2023 roadshow in Joburg and Cape Town
EuroShop is recognised as the world's leading retail and display trade show. The last edition in 2020 filled 16 halls, totaling 123,800m², and covered all the latest developments in retailing, merchandising, shopfitting, displays, and exhibitions and events. 5 Oct 2022 Read more

Exhibitions make a comeback
1 June 2022 marks the seventh annual Global Exhibitions Day. The day was conceived by the Global Association for the Exhibition Industry, also known as UFI, to commemorate and celebrate the exhibition industry for its role in facilitating business opportunities, knowledge sharing and cooperation, and contributing to regional economic and social development. 1 Jun 2022 Read more

Scan Display builds retail space for 22 local fashion brands
Scan Display supplied a full shopfitting solution for The Fashion Cube at Table Bay Mall in Cape Town in November last year. The 360m² store was created as an incubation space for small local businesses that are looking to establish or grow their retail footprint. It is one of three similar concept stores (the other two being The Food Cube and The Creative Cube) that the mall has created to nurture entrepreneurs, while offering shoppers a greater selection of South African brands and products.
 1 Mar 2022 Read more

Scan Display focuses on shopfitting and brand activations
Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in South Africa in March 2020, and the subsequent banning of exhibitions and events, Scan Display has shifted its focus to shopfitting, retail displays, brand activations and large format printing. 27 Jul 2021 Read more

Scan Display expands its large format print offering
Scan Display has expanded its printing portfolio with new branding solutions for corporates, retail, events and activations nationwide. Its increased range includes custom wallpaper available in seven different textures, vinyl and PVC branding, indoor and outdoor signage, and portable outdoor branding such as flags, gazebos, and pop-up, telescopic and sharkfin banners. 29 Mar 2021 Read more

Scan Display can build vaccination centres at scale
"South Africa's exhibition industry has a proven track record of providing quick and affordable solutions in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. From testing and isolation centres to field hospitals, the exhibition industry's temporary structures have allowed us to re-purpose our stock and create solutions in response to this health crisis," says Justin Hawes, MD of Scan Display, a company that builds exhibition stands and infrastructure. "We can help with the next step in the pandemic response, with the set-up of vaccination centres around the country." 16 Feb 2021 Read more

Scan Display launches affordable and flexible shopping kiosks
Branding and retail display specialist, Scan Display, has devised a new cost-effective solution for shopping kiosks. Its Showcase Kiosk range is available for short-term rental, and the standard modular components can be readily configured for retailers' unique requirements. 25 Jan 2021 Read more

Scan Display supports PinkDrive with outdoor branding
Scan Display recently partnered with outdoor display equipment manufacturer, Zimstone, to provide PinkDrive with branded outdoor display products. Zimstone donated the hardware and Scan Display produced the branded flags, pop-ups, and parasol and gazebo canopies. 28 Oct 2020 Read more

Scan Display built the largest Covid-19 hospital in Africa
Scan Display designed and built Africa's largest dedicated Covid-19 temporary hospital at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) in Cape Town, South Africa. 30 Jul 2020 Read more

Scan Display's MD elected global association's first African president
Scan Display's managing director, Justin Hawes, has been elected president of the Brussels-based International Federation of Exhibition and Event Services (IFES) for 2021 and 2022. 30 Jun 2020 Read more

Scan Display offers temporary infrastructure for Covid-19
Exhibition, events and display specialist Scan Display has a range of products and infrastructure solutions that are ideal for managing the Covid-19 health crisis. 28 Apr 2020 Read more

5 display trends seen at EuroShop 2020
EuroShop, the world's number one retail trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany is where the trendsetters of the retail and display industries gather every three years. Showcasing what is new and how best to apply it, the show sets the design tone for the foreseeable future. 10 Mar 2020 Read more

Scan Display to identify EuroShop 2020's industry trends
Exhibition, events and display specialist, Scan Display, first visited the world's #1 retail trade fair, EuroShop, in 1999. Since then, the South African company has returned to Düsseldorf, Germany, every three years for each subsequent show - and is preparing to visit its 2020 edition later this month. 10 Feb 2020 Read more

Scan Display Rwanda delivers seamless solution at AIDS conference
The 20th International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) was held at the Kigali Convention Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, from 2-7 December 2019. It attracted over 10,000 delegates from around the world, and featured a 3,500m² exhibition - for which Scan Display Rwanda was contracted to supply shell scheme and custom package stands. 27 Jan 2020 Read more

Africa's exhibition challenges and opportunities
South African exhibition and events specialist, Scan Display, has extensive experience working on projects throughout Africa, with a network of distributors on the continent. Scan Display's managing director, Justin Hawes, addresses some of the issues related to the African exhibition industry. 11 Nov 2019 Read more

Scan Display hosts first African Distributor Conference
Scan Display hosted representatives from 12 African countries at its first African Distributor Conference in Johannesburg at the beginning of June 2019. 15 Jul 2019 Read more

Scan Display's new, improved fabric lightbox
Lightboxes have become a sought-after medium for branding in retail stores and commercial properties. This is not surprising, as they are visually striking, versatile in size and placement, and the graphics are easily updated. 18 Mar 2019 Read more

Scan Display scoops four local exhibition industry awards
Scan Display was delighted to be recognised by local exhibition industry associations, AAXO (Association of African Exhibition Organisers) and EXSA (Exhibition & Event Association of Southern Africa), at their combined awards evening at Montecasino last week. 4 Feb 2019 Read more

Scan Display is open for business in Rwanda and Kenya
South African exhibition, events and display specialist Scan Display has been growing its operations in Africa. In May this year, it launched Scan Display Rwanda in collaboration with Rwanda Events. This follows the establishment of Scan Display Kenya in September 2017, through a partnership with Nairobi-based Exhibition Stand Contractors. 13 Aug 2018 Read more

Scan Display halves its exhibition stand costs at Madex 2018
Exhibition and event specialist Scan Display halved the cost of its exhibition stand at Madex 2018, compared to its stand at the same show in 2017. Both stands were the same size (6m x 6m) and had an equally impactful design. 9 Jul 2018 Read more

UFI recognises Scan Display for best practices in sustainable exhibiting
UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has announced the results of its 2017 Sustainable Development Award. Due to the high standard of entries submitted, the judges could not agree on a single winner. Instead, UFI awarded six companies the title of "Best Practice for Sustainable Exhibiting" - including exhibition display specialist, Scan Display. 28 Jun 2018 Read more

Future-proofing events - one eventuality you can expect
The term "future-proofing" was first used in the electronics industry. It describes a design goal to make software, computers and other electronics usable long after they're sold, despite the constant improvements and developments that technology undergoes. Since then other industries have picked up the term, as they recognise the need to anticipate threats, trends and opportunities to make sure they stay relevant in the marketplace. 31 May 2018 Read more

Goodbye Malaria's retail roll-out
This is the story of how a simple retail product can be used creatively and effectively in a life-saving project. 2 May 2018 Read more

Scan Display Cape Town's new water-wise plant nursery
Sustainability is a journey, and one that exhibition and event display specialist Scan Display has embraced. Its most recent project to promote greening has been the Cape Town branch's installation of its own plant nursery which exclusively stocks water-wise, non-invasive plants. 4 Apr 2018 Read more

Exhibiting made easier, and more affordable
Would you like to reduce your annual exhibiting costs? Do you want a stand design that can be adjusted for each exhibition you attend? Do you need an impactful solution for road shows? 26 Feb 2018 Read more

Scan Display honoured to receive four exhibition industry awards
Justin Hawes, MD of Scan Display, admits that being a stand builder for the exhibition industry is challenging: tight deadlines and limited budgets constantly need to be balanced with exacting standards and a hugely competitive market. Which is why, when a year's hard work culminates in the industry awards evening, he says it is such a privilege to be acknowledged with an award. 21 Feb 2018 Read more

Scan Display's November newsletter: Win tickets to the Rugby Sevens
This year is a milestone for us as we celebrate 21 years in the exhibition and events industries. In our latest newsletter we cover some of the highlights of the last 21 years, share some product information, and include an exhibition case study. And one lucky reader will win three tickets to the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in Cape Town next week! 30 Nov 2017 Read more

EXSA forms an alliance with international federation, IFES
On 9 November 2017, the Exhibition and Event Association of Southern Africa (EXSA) and the International Federation of Exhibition and Event Suppliers (IFES) held an association meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa. What made this a landmark event was the signing of a reciprocal membership agreement between the two organisations, which will benefit them as well as EXSA's members. 22 Nov 2017 Read more

Scan Display's solution to Cape Town water shortages
Cape Town's population has grown by 55% since 1995, while dam storage has only grown by 15% in the same period, reports the news agency, GroundUp. So while Cape Town has previously experienced lower levels of rainfall compared to the past two years, the pressure the city is under to supply water is greater than ever before. Add to this the likelihood that climate change is impacting rainfall patterns, and increased water scarcity is most likely going to be the new normal in this region. 16 Oct 2017 Read more

Mining Indaba appoints Scan Display official contractor
Scan Display, an exhibition, event and display specialist, has been appointed the official exhibition contactor for Investing in African Mining Indaba 2018. 20 Sep 2017 Read more

Exhibiting with VR and AR: What we learned
Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are sophisticated technologies that have the potential to change the way we do many things, especially in the field of marketing. This is because of their ability to - as their names imply - alter our realities, either through adding to, or augmenting, them (AR), or by re-creating alternative, new ones (VR). 10 Jul 2017 Read more

You're invited to test the latest tech at Madex/Markex
Visualise this: you're attending a conference on urban planning, and the speaker pulls up a virtual 3D model of a city which he navigates you through as he explains the infrastructure you are seeing. Or you're at an automotive exhibition, and you really want to test drive one of the luxury cars on display - and you can! You get into a seat and put on a headset, and soon you are cruising down a beautiful country road, the wind in your hair and the engine purring under your hands. 5 Jun 2017 Read more

2016 an award-winning year for Scan Display
“I know I sound like an Oscar winner – but for those of you I forgot to mention in person: thank you! Thanks to everyone involved!” These are the words MD Justin Hawes shared with Scan Display staff in an internal communication, where he congratulated those whose hard work and abilities have been recognised with awards at the EXSA and AAXO joint Industry Awards Evening on 26 January 2017. In total, the company received six awards, while its partner company, Synergy Business Events, received one. 6 Feb 2017 Read more

A greenie's guide to recycling exhibition waste
By virtue of the temporary nature of its projects, the exhibition industry tends to be a wasteful business sector. This makes the introduction of innovative waste management solutions essential. 28 Nov 2016 Read more

International events and exhibitions Master Class comes to Cape Town
The International Federation of Exhibition and Event Services (IFES) is bringing its annual Master Class to South Africa. The event will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from 23 to 25 November 2016. 27 Sep 2016 Read more

Scan Display's leading women honoured by Top 40 Women in MICE
It is heart-warming to see the achievements of the women who make it onto the annual Top 40 Women in MICE list. The list is published by Meetings Magazine and celebrates women who have made their mark on the Meetings Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) industry. 8 Sep 2016 Read more

Connect with Scan Retail at the 20th Annual Shopping Congress in Sandton
Yes, it's that time of the year again - it's the 20th Annual Congress of the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) and its taking place from Wednesday, 7th to Friday, 9th September 2016 at the Sandton Convention Centre. Two thousand professionals in South Africa's rapidly growing retail industry have signed up to exhibit their products and connect with others. We will be joining them and we couldn't be more excited. 29 Aug 2016 Read more

Case study: The merits of integrating social media into exhibition stands
When Scan Display set out to create a completely unique stand for this year's Markex show, a major consideration was how social media would add value to the stand, driving foot traffic and increasing interaction with attendees. 4 Aug 2016 Read more

Scan Display looks forward to an innovative Markex 2016
Fifteen years after first exhibiting at Markex, Scan Display will be thinking 'outside the box' at this year's exhibition by creating a stand from cardboard materials. 27 Jun 2016 Read more

Special offer on Scan Display's events and activations 'box'
Scan Display is running a special offer until the end of August 2016 on its solution-in-a-box, the Modulbox. It is available for hire at a cost of R8,000 per unit per event with one custom-designed graphic panel and two standard black or white panels, or R12,000 per unit per event with three custom-designed graphic panels. The Modulbox is a tried and tested solution for both indoor and outdoor events, activations and exhibitions. 26 May 2016 Read more

Scan Display's Mo5 gets a makeover
One of Scan Display's most popular solutions for events, the Mo5, is getting a refresh to make it lighter and easier to set up than the original model. 17 May 2016 Read more

10 tips for easy (and successful) exhibiting
In a busy marketplace, a face-to-face meeting with a potential client can be priceless. Exhibitions offer remarkable opportunities to meet with new clients and market your products or services. The question is, how do you make sure your exhibiting experience is both easy and successful? 5 Apr 2016 Read more

Interactive mall activations on the rise
Mall activations are becoming more interactive, creative and engaging for brands using this popular direct marketing method. In recent months, Scan Retail has begun using multimedia, social media and gamification elements on its clients' mall activation stands to attract new customers and build brand loyalty. 16 Feb 2016 Read more

Scan Display's Fabric Shell Scheme proves its popularity
Providing a fresh alternative to conventional shell scheme structures at exhibitions and events, Scan Display has recently introduced the Fabric Shell Scheme option. These shell scheme structures are not only easier to transport, but also offer a greener alternative. 24 Nov 2015 Read more

The Wing - an indestructible, green product
As the South African meetings and events industry aims to increase levels of sustainability across all aspects of event organisation, the consideration of older products sometimes falls by the wayside. Managing Director of Scan Display, Justin Hawes cautions against this. 30 Sep 2015 Read more

Scan Display goes 'green' with solar power
The Johannesburg office of Scan Display has decreased its reliance on South Africa's electrical grid by installing a Smart Grid solar system. This follows a conscious plan by the company to enhance its environmental responsibility and live up to the 'green' standards it has set for itself. 28 Aug 2015 Read more

Scan Display forges ahead with exhibition builds in Africa
Focusing on major upcoming exhibitions scattered across the African continent, Scan Display opts for innovative and affordable exhibition build options that are easy to set up and transport across the continent. 5 Aug 2015 Read more

Scan Display to build infrastructure for 2nd World Congress on Healthy Ageing
The 2nd World Congress on Healthy Ageing, organised by the Healthy Ageing Society of Africa (HASOA), will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 30 July to 2 August 2015. 2 Jun 2015 Read more

Scan Display, proud infrastructure sponsor for Investec Kirstenbosch Plant Fair 2015
A celebration of all things fynbos and food was recently showcased at the annual Investec Kirstenbosch Plant Fair, a consumer show focusing on sustainability and the conservation of natural resources. 25 May 2015 Read more

Saving time, money and the environment with reusable exhibition elements
Constantly on the lookout for ways to create more sustainable exhibition stands, designers are incorporating products that can be reused and modified to suit any exhibition or event. This not only saves time and money, but also reduces the negative environmental impact associated with consistently building new structures from scratch. 12 Mar 2015 Read more

Scan Display cements position as top exhibitions supplier at EXSA
Scan Display has started 2015 on a high note after the announcement late last year that the company was a double EXSA Award Winner. Both awards are highly prized and cement Scan Display's reputation as a top stand building supplier in South Africa. 3 Feb 2015 Read more

Scan Display is honoured by the conference industry
At the prestigious gala dinner on the final night of the SAACI 2014 Annual Congress, Scan Display walked away with two awards acknowledging its commitment to the conference and meetings industry. 8 Sep 2014 Read more

Scan Display celebrates successful stand-build in Angola
Working with a new client, Dodecaedro, Scan Display managed the building of a stand focused on Argentinian products at the recent FILDA (International Fair of Luanda) in Luanda, Angola. 18 Aug 2014 Read more

Scan Display appoints Martina Komane as director
Scan Display has announced the appointment of Martina Komane as director. Martina has also been appointed the chairperson of the Scan Display BEE Trust, which was established in 2005 to empower previously disadvantaged staff members. 11 Aug 2014 Read more

Scan Display goes big, and goes home, with Modulbox
Using one of the latest innovations in outdoor stand design, Scan Display created a conceptual village for potential buyers at the recent Century Property Developments Home Design Expo 2014. 28 Jul 2014 Read more

For new ideas, prizes and Bubble Tea visit Scan Display at Markex
Earlier this year Scan Display sent a team of nine staff members to Euroshop 2014, the world's largest retail trade show. Euroshop takes place in Düsseldorf, Germany every three years and showcases the latest exhibition and display trends from around the world. 6 Jun 2014 Read more

Scan helps shape the future of African travel
It took 18 months to negotiate and plan, and involved building 6,000 non-standard components such as walling, graphics and bulkheads with LED lights - but the 'We are Africa' 2014 show was a seamless experience, thanks to Scan Display's Cape Town branch. 30 May 2014 Read more

Scan Display and Zimbabwe telecoms giant take top Fair prize
Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, one of the country's largest providers of telecommunications services, recently contracted Scan Display to build an eye-catching stand for the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF). The result? A prestigious award, a delighted client and valuable skills transfer between the two countries. 14 May 2014 Read more

Scan grows fresh design ideas at historic Kirstenbosch
The annual Kirstenbosch Plant Fair took place in Cape Town for the 39th time (12-13 April) this year - but the latest edition had fresh appeal and a more contemporary look. This was thanks to close collaboration between the Kirstenbosch branch of the Botanical Society of SA and Scan Display, a leader in the southern African exhibition and display industry. 5 May 2014 Read more

Scan sets up Event Industry Summit
The inaugural Event Industry Summit (EIS) took place at Hackle Brooke Conference Centre in Randburg, Johannesburg on 13 March - and Scan Display (Johannesburg) was an event partner and exclusive exhibition infrastructure provider. Scan MD Justin Hawes was also a keynote speaker, in his capacity as founding member of the Event Greening Forum. 1 Apr 2014 Read more

Scan Display reports on global retail and expo trends
The extensive use of fabrics on walls and ceilings of exhibition spaces - to hide the infrastructure of modular systems and to give the illusion of a custom-built space - is a major contemporary trend in exhibition spaces. 24 Mar 2014 Read more

Scan Display acknowledged for advancing the exhibition industry
The Exhibition & Event Association of Southern Africa's (EXSA) annual awards function is always a glittering affair, but this year the description was literal as attendees dressed up in gold to fit the night's theme of 'all that glitters is gold'. For exhibition and display specialist, Scan Display, the night held even more sparkle when it received two prestigious accolades: Justin Hawes was inducted into the EXSA Hall of Fame and Pippa Naude received the Chairman's Award. 28 Nov 2013 Read more

Port in a storm
What do two Bedouin tents, 16 pairs of gum-boots, 60 beanbags and 50 Pilates balls have in common? They were all part of a state-of-the-art corporate hospitality project at the recent FNB Wines2Whales mountain biking race - a case study in just how high the bar has been raised in customer cosseting at premier sporting events. 18 Nov 2013 Read more

Scan builds COP11 internal infrastructure in Namibia
Scan Display was contracted by Conference Systems Namibia to build 2 600m² of meeting rooms, 1 500m² of office space and 600m² of exhibition space for the 11th Conference of Parties to the Convention to Combat Desertification (COP11 UNCCD). 25 Sep 2013 Read more

Scan Display wins international sustainability award
Exhibition, events and display specialist, Scan Display, is honoured to have received a 2013 Sustainable Development Award for the South African Climate Change Response Expo hosted at COP17 in November 2011. The award was presented by the Paris-based UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry. 18 Jun 2013 Read more

Reminder: Markex begins tomorrow
Make sure you visit South Africa's leading marketing exhibition this week: Markex is starting tomorrow and running until Thursday, 13 June, from 9am to 5pm daily at the Sandton Convention Centre. 10 Jun 2013 Read more

Calling all marketing professionals: visit Scan's stand at Markex!
As a display specialist, Scan Display is renowned for its beautiful custom-designed and crafted exhibition stands. At this year's Markex Gauteng show, Scan plans to deliver its largest self-branded exhibition stand yet - with an 84m² foot print. 27 May 2013 Read more

How an exhibition company is going 'green'
"Greening is a process, made up of a series of small actions and steps that gradually take you closer to where you want to be. However, you never really get 'there', as the goal posts keep advancing too," says Justin Hawes, MD of Scan Display, about the challenge of making his company more sustainable. 11 Feb 2013 Read more

Scan's MD is the first African board member for IFES
Justin Hawes, MD of exhibition specialist, Scan Display, has been elected to the IFES Board as Treasurer. IFES is the International Federation of Exhibition and Event Services, and has a global network of 192 members from almost 40 countries. The Board consists of four members, and this is the first time that an African member has been represented on the Board. 14 Jan 2013 Read more

Scan wins record number of EXSA Awards
Exhibition and display specialist, Scan Display, was delighted to receive eight Exhibition and Event Association of Southern Africa (EXSA) awards at the association's glittering year-end function at Monte Casino on Wednesday, 21 November 2012. 3 Dec 2012 Read more

Give your expo stand more impact
Making your exhibition stand 'stand out' in an exhibition hall isn't easy. This is why Scan Display, designer and supplier of exhibition and event infrastructure, is constantly searching for innovative new products for its clients. 19 Nov 2012 Read more

IFES 2013 conference comes to Cape Town
Every year, the International Federation of Exhibition and Event Services (IFES) hosts an AGM and Conference in a different city around the world. In 2013 it will be held in Africa for the first time, in Cape Town at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). 22 Oct 2012 Read more

Scan Display a finalist at the Loerie Awards 2012
Scan Display provides creative design and construction solutions for exhibitions and events. These abilities were showcased to maximum effect at the COP17 South African Climate Change Response Expo (CCR Expo) in 2011, resulting in the project's nomination as a finalist in the Live Event category at the recent 34th Loerie Awards. 15 Oct 2012 Read more

Scan's MD a finalist in Entrepreneur of the Year
Each year, the Sanlam/Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year (EOY) Awards set out to uncover the most creative, driven and successful entrepreneurs in South Africa. By honouring them as role models, the awards seek to encourage entrepreneurship and, ultimately, economic growth and increased employment in South Africa. 25 Sep 2012 Read more

COP17 legacy for children
A number of social legacy projects were built into the South African Climate Change Response Expo (CCR Expo) hosted at COP17 in Durban last year - including the recent opening of the Maphephetheni Children's Playground. 17 Sep 2012 Read more

Scan Display lights up event industry with tech innovation
Exhibitors and event organisers can now access a newly designed distribution board for stands, that takes up half the space and ends the problem of wires trailing on the floors. 15 Aug 2012 Read more

The ultimate interior signage solution: TFS and LED lightboxes
"Fabric has exploded on the retail scene both internationally and now in South Africa, and is quickly becoming the preferred medium for interior signage," says George Kairuz, General Manager of Scan Retail Solutions, a division of exhibition and retail specialist, Scan Display. 28 May 2012 Read more

Scan Display now offers the convenience of online shopping
Exhibition and display specialist, Scan Display, launched its online shopping platform this month. Visitors to the website can now browse available products at their leisure, view the cost, and place an order through a simple process of three steps. Payment can be made by credit card or EFT. 21 May 2012 Read more

Scan Display appointed as a preferred supplier to the CTICC
The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) has appointed exhibition specialist Scan Display to be a preferred supplier for electrical services. 21 May 2012 Read more

Sound dampening meeting rooms
Exhibition and events specialist, Scan Display, faced a challenge when designing and building the COP17 South African Climate Change Response Expo (CCR Expo): it needed to create a number of temporary and environmentally-friendly sound proof meeting rooms in a marquee. 26 Mar 2012 Read more

CCR Expo proves to be one of SA's most exciting exhibitions
At the end of last year, Scan Display and Interactive Africa combined their respective talents for building exhibitions and designing events to manage the Department of Environmental Affairs' (DEA) South African Climate Change Response Expo (CCR Expo).The Expo proved to be one of the most exciting - and complex - exhibitions hosted in this country. 6 Feb 2012 Read more

South Africans' response to climate change
From 28 November to 9 December 2011 the city of Durban will host the United Nation's 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) event, the leading international conference on climate change. 25 Nov 2011 Read more

Scan Display takes five EXSA Awards
The Exhibition & Event Association of Southern Africa (EXSA) held its annual awards evening on Thursday 3 November 2011, at the Sandton Convention Centre. The EXSA Awards are the only awards in South Africa to recognise excellence in the exhibition industry, commending the best custom and system exhibition stand designs, the best trade and consumer exhibitions, and the best supplier, venue and organiser. 14 Nov 2011 Read more

New appointments at Scan Display
Scan Display has expanded and made a number of new appointments over the past six months. 30 Aug 2011 Read more

Scan Display's MD is a Boss of the Year Award semi-finalist
Scan Display's MD, Justin Hawes, has been chosen as one of fifteen semi-finalists nominated from around the country for the Boss of the Year® Award 2011. 8 Aug 2011 Read more

Cool stuff at Markex Jhb 2011
Markex Jhb 2011 featured a number of cool innovations from exhibition, event and display specialist, Scan Display. 12 Jul 2011 Read more

Scan Display to showcase award winner at Markex Jhb
Exhibition and display specialist, Scan Display, will showcase an award-winning product at Markex Jhb. The Mo5, designed by Scan's German partners MoSysteme, won an innovation award presented by AIT (the architecture journals) earlier this year at Euroshop, the biggest international retail trade show. 24 May 2011 Read more

Trendspotting at Euroshop 2011
Euroshop is the leading global retail trade show and sets the industry standard worldwide. Local exhibition and event company, Scan Display, recently exhibited at Euroshop 2011 in Düsseldorf, Germany, and the team has returned from the show with insights on the latest trends, technology and products in the marketing and retail industry. 29 Mar 2011 Read more

Scan Display to exhibit at #1 retail trade fair, Euroshop
This year Scan Display will be among the 1 800 exhibitors at Euroshop, the world's leading retail trade fair. The show will run from 26 February to 2 March 2011, in Düsseldorf, Germany. 14 Feb 2011 Read more

International brands choose Scan Display for AfricaCom 2010
Scan Display's Cape Town branch was the exhibition stand provider for 12 overseas clients at AfricaCom, Africa's premier telecommunications conference and exhibition. The show, which is owned and managed by Informa UK, was held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 10-11 November 2010. 3 Dec 2010 Read more

Scan Display has recently made a number of appointments at its Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town offices. 6 Oct 2010 Read more

Soweto Sewing Company benefits from exhibition industry generosity
The Soweto Sewing Company has recently benefited from the generosity of the South African exhibition industry. Three exhibition organisers have given the Soweto Sewing Company free exhibition space, and Scan Display has provided them with a branded pop-up stand and counter. 4 Oct 2010 Read more

The future of exhibitions: fabric graphics and green power
At the recent Markex Jhb exhibition, Scan Display implemented new technology in the form of fabric graphics (called tension fabric systems) and green power. Both of these have positive applications within the exhibition industry, and are expected to become increasingly popular choices for exhibitors. 1 Oct 2010 Read more

Scan Display Cape Town is offering fantastic office space to rent. 3 Sep 2010 Read more

Scan's 2010 Soccer World Cup activations
Scan Display experienced a 350% increase in business for the month of June because of World Cup related jobs, with a variety of interesting projects including activations for adidas, Budweiser, Sony, Globex, Football Federation Australia, the SABC, the City of Cape Town and the City of Johannesburg. 20 Aug 2010 Read more

Scan Display to showcase European innovation at Markex
Exhibitions, events and display specialist, Scan Display, will showcase European innovation in the form of a Modulbox at SA's premier marketing and promotions trade exhibition, Markex Jhb 2010. The Modulbox was designed in Germany by Mo Systeme, and Scan has the exclusive rights to produce this product in South Africa. 13 Aug 2010 Read more

From 11 June to 11 July 2010, the Mary Fitzgerald Square in Johannesburg's vibrant Newtown district will host the City of Johannesburg's Public Viewing Area (PVA) for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. It is anticipated that during the month more than 200,000 visitors will flock to the PVA to watch the soccer matches on big screens. 5 May 2010 Read more

SA Tourism appoints Scan On Show
South African Tourism appoints Scan On Show to manage their business tourism exhibitions. After an extensive tender process, Scan On Show has been selected for the exhibition management of Meetings Africa - ‘Africa's business tourism lekgotla' - and the national pavilion at IMEX in Frankfurt. 4 May 2010 Read more

Scan Display creates designer expo
Scan Display embodied the values of Design Indaba at this year's show, striving for innovation blended with intelligent design. 16 Apr 2010 Read more

Industry first: Scan uses 'green energy' at Meetings Africa
Scan Display powered its exhibition stand at the recent Meetings Africa show with certified green power, using the Renewable Energy Certificate system. This is the first time that an individual exhibitor has used renewable energy for its stand's lighting and electrical appliances. 17 Mar 2010 Read more

The Modulbox faces up to the Cape of Storms and wins
Scan Display's mobile exhibition system, the Modulbox, recently proved its outdoor versatility and stability when it withstood Cape Town's notorious gale force Southwester on Camps Bay beach. This promotion was part of an extensive national roadshow which saw the Modulbox placed in various locations around Durban, Plettenburg Bay, St Francis Bay, and Knynsa. 12 Feb 2010 Read more

30% of retail space wasted in South African shopping centres
On average South African shopping centres have around 30% of wasted retail space. This is the view of Justin Hawes, MD of Scan Display, which was exhibiting at the recent South African Congress of Shopping Centres (SACSC) in Johannesburg. 26 Oct 2009 Read more

Sports branding that guarantees maximum brand exposure
Scan Display has launched a comprehensive range of portable indoor and outdoor sports event advertising products. 7 Oct 2009 Read more

Modulbox: the solution for tight eventing deadlines
Scan Display's unique ‘exhibition stand in a box', the Modulbox, demonstrated its amazing mobility and functionality when it recently allowed Scan to exhibit at back-to-back events without breaking a sweat! 21 Aug 2009 Read more

Corporate gifts with purpose
In these hard economic times it is more important than ever for corporates to make sure that the corporate gifts they give have meaning beyond a pure branding exercise. The women at the Thusanang Sewing Centre in Soweto create bags, table clothes, table mats and coaster sets - all ideal for corporate gifts with a purpose. 11 Aug 2009 Read more

New Retail Merchandising Unit maximises retail space
Scan Display has launched a range of Retail Merchandising Units (RMU's) specifically designed to allow retailers to capitalise on previously unusable space within shopping centres. 21 Jul 2009 Read more

Scan Display launches mobile exhibition and retail solution at Markex
Scan Display, in partnership with Modulbox Germany, is now manufacturing the innovative Modulbox system locally. Scan Display will be launching the system at the upcoming Markex Jhb show, where it will be used to create the company's stand. 3 Jun 2009 Read more

Scan's new factory ensures success of Easter Festival projects
Scan Display was awarded the contracts for the City of Johannesburg and Gauteng Provincial Government's pavilions at the Joburg Easter Festival, held at the MTN Expo Centre from 3 to 13 April 2009. 4 May 2009 Read more

Scan Display helps Design Indaba wow visitors
The look and feel of the Design Indaba Expo was taken to new heights this year thanks to Scan Display, the show's official service contractor. Scan was responsible for the design and project management of the exhibition which showcases the best of SA design. 11 Mar 2009 Read more

Scan Display makes history with a record five EXSA awards
Scan Display Solutions has ended the year on a high note with five wins at the Exhibition & Event Association of Southern Africa's (EXSA) year-end function held at Expo Centre on 13 November 2008. 17 Nov 2008 Read more

Scan Display's Johannesburg office has recently made a number of appointments. 17 Oct 2008 Read more

Scan shows commitment to exhibitions at Markex Cape
When it comes to the exhibition medium, Scan Display puts its money where its mouth is, exhibiting at eight annual shows and conferences. Over the past decade, the company has generated good business and grown its brand at local and international expos. 10 Sep 2008 Read more

Scan Display reaches new heights on Kilimanjaro
Scan Display reached the top of Africa (5 895m above sea level) when the team's account executive, Kylie Shaw, summited Kilimanjaro on 6 August. 26 Aug 2008 Read more

Scan wins again at Markex
Scan Display's stand was named Runner Up in the Medium Stand category at last week's Markex & World of Events 2008, at the Sandton Convention Centre. The latest win means that the exhibition and display specialist has won an award at Markex Jhb for the last five years. 18 Jun 2008 Read more

Scan stand wins award at Indaba
Scan Display recently designed and built an award-winning stand for the Three Cities Group at the Indaba travel and tourism show in Durban. Kagiso Exhibitions, the show organisers, gave the Three Cities stand a Platinum award, based on its aesthetics, messaging, branding and its capacity for interaction with delegates. 27 May 2008 Read more

Scan rolls out new carpeting option
Scan Display has introduced rolled carpets for use at exhibitions and events, a first for South Africa. 24 Apr 2008 Read more

Scan Display Botswana moves and expands into printing
Scan Display's Botswana branch has moved to new offices in Broadhurst, Gaborone. The exhibition and display specialist has been operating in Botswana since 1999 and the company's recent growth was the motivation for the move to bigger premises. 15 Apr 2008 Read more

Scan Display partners with Design Indaba Expo
For the third consecutive year, Scan Display was the official services contractor for the Design Indaba Expo, held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 23 to 26 February 2007. 27 Mar 2008 Read more

Scan Display re-awarded Cape Town Routes Unlimited business
Scan Display Solutions' Western Cape branch was recently re-awarded the contract for Cape Town Routes Unlimited's (CTRU) exhibition stands and displays. For the next three years, Scan Display will supply the tourism marketing body for Cape Town and the Western Cape with exhibition stands for local and international tourism shows. 6 Dec 2007 Read more

Scan Display wins two exhibition and event industry awards
Scan Display Solutions won two awards at the Exhibition & Event Association of Southern Africa's (EXSA) year-end function at the Sandton Convention Centre last week. 13 Nov 2007 Read more

Scan Display creates SA's biggest temporary exhibition for a business event
Scan Display Solutions is building the biggest temporary exhibition ‘hall' ever used for a business event in South Africa. The 4 500m² structure will host the trade show component of the inaugural South African Automotive Week (SAAW), to be held in Port Elizabeth from 3 to 5 October 2007. 27 Sep 2007 Read more

Scan Display scoops first prize at Markex KZN
Exhibition and display specialist, Scan Display Solutions, won the Best Stand Award in the Medium Stand category at the inaugural Markex KZN show, held at the ICC Durban from 14 to 15 August 2007. 16 Aug 2007 Read more

South African exhibition and display company, Scan Display Solutions, has teamed up with Service Graphics, the official stand contractor for the upcoming Soccerex 2007. 15 Aug 2007 Read more

Scan Display targets international market in London
South African exhibition and display company, Scan Display Solutions, exhibited at Exhibiting Show at Earls Court, London for the first time this year. 11 Jul 2007 Read more

Scan Display pushes creative boundaries at Markex
Scan Display's stand at last week's Markex show at the Sandton Convention Centre stood out from the crowd with its sophisticated glass walls and subtle branding. A four metre high tree and a fish pond drew the attention of visitors to the show. 11 Jun 2007 Read more

Will Scan Display make it three-in-a-row at Markex?
Exhibition and display specialist, Scan Display Solutions, is under pressure to make its stand at Markex 2007 a winner. Scan has won the prestigious Large Stand award at the Markex shows for the last two years and is gearing up to make this year number three. 1 Jun 2007 Read more

Exhibition and display company, Scan Display Solutions, is a finalist in the Wesbank/Proudly South African Homegrown Awards 2006. Scan is one of seven finalists in the programme’s SMME Corporate Social Investment (CSI) category. 10 May 2007 Read more

Scan teams up with Design Indaba
For the second consecutive year, Scan Display was the official services contractor for the Design Indaba Expo held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 21 to 25 February 2007. The Expo ran alongside the award-winning Design Indaba Conference and showcased the finest in SA design. 4 Apr 2007 Read more

Scan builds largest exhibition stand in Africa
For the fourth consecutive year, Scan Display Solutions has been awarded the contract to build the Gauteng Provincial Government’s stand at the Rand Show. 22 Mar 2007 Read more

Scan revs it up for MPH 07
Scan Display Solutions was the exhibition services contractor for the MPH 07 show hosted at the Coca-Cola dome last weekend. More than 30 000 Gautengers flocked to the innovative motor show to see a collection of the world’s most desirable performance cars. 15 Feb 2007 Read more

Complimentary diary of exhibitions
Scan Display Solutions is giving away copies of the Exhibition Association of Southern Africa’s January 2007 diary. 5 Feb 2007 Read more

A new director for Scan Display
Scan Display Solutions has appointed Gary Van Der Watt to its board of directors with effect from 1 December 2006. Gary has been General Manager of Scan's Western Cape operation since June 2004.  13 Dec 2006 Read more

Exhibition and display specialist, Scan Display, invites you to attend a complimentary, half-day exhibitor training workshop covering the steps for successful exhibiting. 28 Nov 2006 Read more

Scan Display wins exhibition industry 'Oscar'
Exhibition and display specialist, Scan Display, won a Best Stand award at the exhibition industry's annual awards evening at Gallagher Estate on 15 November 2006.  20 Nov 2006 Read more

Scan Display appoints new GM in KZN
Leading Southern African exhibition and display specialist, Scan Display, has appointed Moses Rulashe as General Manager of the company's KwaZulu-Natal operation with effect from 1 September 2006.  11 Sep 2006 Read more

A double win for Scan at Markex shows
Leading exhibition and display specialist, Scan Display, won the Large Stand award at Markex Cape, held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 26 to 28 July 2006. 31 Jul 2006 Read more

Scan Display wins Markex Large Stand Award
Scan Display was announced the winner of Markex's Large Stand Award at the Sandton Convention Centre on Wednesday, 7 June 2006. This was another coup for the exhibition and display specialist which has notched up a record number of wins at SA's premier marketing and promotions show. 11 Jun 2006 Read more

Scan Display gears up for Markex
Exhibition and display specialist, Scan Display, will be showcasing its new corporate identity and latest products at Markex Jhb 2006 at the Sandton Convention Centre from 6 to 8 June. For the 2006 show, Scan has created a spectacular, Zen-themed stand complete with floating Japanese garden. 31 May 2006 Read more

Scan-built exhibit is 'Best Stand' at Oil Africa 2006
Local exhibition and display company, Scan Display, built MAN Ferrostaal AG’s award-winning stand for Oil Africa 2006. The show, representing the South African oil servicing industry, took place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 22 to 24 March 2006. 24 Apr 2006 Read more

Scan Cape Town launches its new foreshore offices
On Thursday 20 April 2006, exhibition and display specialist, Scan Display, launched its new Cape Town premises with a Moroccan-themed party for clients and business associates. The celebration was held at the new headquarters, which are centrally located on the foreshore, with great visibility from the N1 highway into the city. 23 Apr 2006 Read more

Scan Display gives Design Indaba's Expo a new look
Scan Display was the official service provider for this year's Design Indaba Expo, hosted at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 24 to 26 February 2006. At this year's show, Scan broke away from the traditional exhibition floor plan of rows of cubicles, with a design resembling the layout of a European city. 9 Mar 2006 Read more

Scan continues winning streak at EXSA awards
Scan Display won three awards at the Exhibition Association of Southern Africa's (EXSA) annual awards ceremony on 18 November 2005 at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg. 21 Nov 2005 Read more

As preparations for the 18th World Petroleum Congress and the accompanying 1st Southern Africa Oil & Gas Exhibition get underway at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, local exhibition business, Scan Display Solutions, is building stands for a number of international exhibitors. 22 Sep 2005 Read more

Scan Display makes it two in a row at Markex Cape
Scan Display Solutions was delighted to win first prize in the Large Stand category at Markex Cape, for the second consecutive year. This win comes soon after Scan's success at Markex Gauteng in June 2005, where the exhibition and display specialist also won the Large Stand award. 10 Aug 2005 Read more

Scan Display takes top honours at Markex
Scan Display Solutions has won the Large Stand award at this year's premier marketing and promotions show, Markex. The award was announced by show organiser, Exhibitions for Africa, at its exhibitor cocktail party last night. 8 Jun 2005 Read more

Scan Display Solution's MD, Justin Hawes, was elected Chairman of the Exhibition Association of Southern Africa (EXSA) at the Association's AGM in March. Scan Display is a leading exhibition and display company with offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Gaborone and a staff complement of 47. 26 Mar 2005 Read more

In February 2005, leading exhibition and display company, Scan Display Solutions, took seven staff members to Euroshop 2005, the world's leading global retail trade show. The Scan group attended the show in Düsseldorf, Germany as part of the Exhibition Association of Southern Africa's 28-member delegation. 16 Mar 2005 Read more