Africa Automation Technology Fair

The 12th Africa Automation Technology Fair (AATF2023) is set to take place at Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa from 9 – 11 May 2023.

With its theme of ‘For Africa from Africa’ for all things automation and technology, AATF2023 promises to be an immersive industrial automation technology experience not to be missed!

AATF, which has been running for 25 years, has been attracting visitors and international exhibitors from across the globe and has earned a solid reputation of being the most comprehensive and focused automation technology platform in Africa.  Offering additional product categories and new show innovations in 2023, AATF remains relevant in an ever-changing industry, identifying and engaging the latest automation technology developments, inventions and megatrends.

AATF2023 is passionate about furthering Africa’s transformation and growth agenda as well as the development of the continent’s automation industry.  Having partnered with leading industry associations and organisations, AATF2023 ensures a world class showcase of automation technology innovation and also CPD accredited workshops which achieved a satisfaction rating of 75% at the 2019 show.


9 - 11 May 2023


Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg


Tuesday | 9 May 2023 | 09h00 – 16h00 

Wednesday | 10 May 2023 |  09h00 – 16h00

Thursday | 11 May 2023 | 09h00 – 16h00

5000 Attendees
9 Feature Areas
150 Exhibitors
3 CPD Accredited Workshops

Why Attend?

African Hosted Buyer Programme

1 on 1 Meetings with Hosted Buyers

Automation Technology Experience

Business Connection Zone

Visitor Guided Tours

CPD Accredited Workshops

VIP Programme & VIP Lounge

Technology Demo Zone

African Hosted Buyer Lounge

Exhibitor Showcase

Check out the AATF2023 video

Mask wearing and presentation of vaccine certificates or negative COVID-19 tests are no longer mandatory to enter a venue in South Africa.  We leave these decisions to the individual attendee, but strongly encourage vulnerable people and those with underlying medical conditions to take appropriate health precautions