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Who Exhibits...


Hobby-X is SA’s largest event for the Hobby, Craft & Leisure industries. Companies who exhibit are distributors, manufacturers and agents of materials, supplies & equipment for crafts, art, hobbies and leisure activities. The 2023 edition also includes a number of new exciting features. These include:

Creator’s Hub – where uniquely crafted items are showcased and sold

Holistic Lifestyle - a variety of natural remedies to choose from

Artisanal Food–a marketplace to tantalize discerning food lovers

Why Exhibit?

You have the opportunity to showcase your products and services to a targeted audience. The event is a platform that is visual, interactive and entertaining, inviting a wide spectrum of visitors from around Gauteng over a 4 day period. Hobby-X is marketed extensively to ensure we make your exhibitor experience worth it and to meet your expectations.

Exhibit with us and...

  • Generate more sales
  • Source new clients
  • Increase turnover & profit
  • Grow your market share
  • Build brand awareness

Who will you meet?

Retail outlets | Specialist stores | Producing craftsmen | Training institutions | Wholesale & Foreign trade | Mail order business & E-commerce | Manufacturers & Suppliers | Importers/Exporters | Distributors & Agents | Wedding & Party planners | Play therapists & Occupational therapists | School/Nursery teachers | Scrapbookers | Artists | Hobbyist | Bakers | Readers | Crafters | Collectors | And, so much more

Tick it off...

  • Meet the ultimate users of your products
  • Be ahead of your competitors
  • Introduce new people to your brand
  • Know what your customers want
  • Widen your geographical footprint

2024 Exhibitors

3D-Printing Store

3D Printing forms part of the 3D Printing Factory (Pty) Ltd Group.  We are one of the leading 3D printing businesses in South Africa.  Over the years we expanded our product focus to related technologies like CNC and lasers.  Our core values are customer satisfaction, to be known as a supplier with integrity, to develop and grow our people and to do what we do with passion. 

3D Printing started in 2013 from a feeling of frustration not to be able to buy the 3D Printer components we need for our projects in South Africa.  After doing market research we saw that there are a lot of people besides us having the exact same feeling.  Mahatma Gandhi said: "Be the change you want to see in the world" and he is a lot smarter than we are, so we followed his advice and started 3D Printing

We are very passionate about 3D printing and the whole Reprap open source development.  We like to try new things, to develop new processes and then to give it back to the community.  That is why we are always trying to push the boundaries and broaden the horizon.

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If you feel that we do not live up to our values, please contact us.  We would like to know where you feel we can improve so that we can put a :-) on your face!

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Luxurious locally manufactured natural fibre yarns for all your knitting, crochet, weaving and looming enjoyment. A wide range of colours, textures and thicknesses available suitable for nearly every creative yarn project imaginable.

South African fibres, spun in Port Elizabeth, South Africa for all to enjoy. There is a yarn for every crafter in the African Expressions range. Let the creativity run wild. 

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Astro Labels provides Label & Satin printing machines that allow existing businesses to either offer an additional service to their clients or alternatively setup a new printing bureau business. These very cost-effective machines which allow for a low barrier to entry. We also have high end machines that will accommodate full colour printing.

Begk's Smoked food Logo

Begk’s Smoked Food is a company that specialise in traditional European wood smoked food. All our products are hand made and sourced locally.

We are offering a variety of products starting from Hungarian chorizo, Spanish and Italian salami, bacon, variety of meat cuts to smoked cheeses like gouda and more. We see our selves as a craft deli. All our products are made in Cape Town, locally. We are also proud to be preservative free.

Our products are perfect for a snack on the go as well as a great gift or some good quality food to enjoy at home.

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Faber-Castell – Your creative companion for life. Supplies for art, hand lettering, creative journaling, and mixed media. On our stand you will find your favourite Faber-Castell products as well as some exciting new products. Our friendly demonstrators will show you how the products work and answer any questions you may have. If you want some hands-on experience, book a workshop for a class where you will learn techniques and tips while using these top-quality products. 


Brother is a leading brand that supplies a diverse range of reliable and innovative products to more than 100 countries worldwide. The World of Brother offers printing, scanning, labelling and sewing and embroidery solutions that are convenient to use while efficiently streamlining your workflow, thus making them ideal in corporate, SME and home environments.

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We are suppliers of early childhood development books and toys.

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Geek and Entertainment-themed comics, toys, and collectibles.

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Our company was established 27 years ago and Crazy Crafts has since been the most widely recognised Crafts Brand in the Southern African regions. We also export #kidsfunstuff #crazycrafts products to all neighbouring African countries such as Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Lesotho, Mozambique and Tanzania.

Crazy Crafts is the Sole Distributor of Acrilex Paint Products and Guarany Dye Products, all imported from Brazil.


We specialise in Diamond-Dot Painting® kits, this includes custom designs. We also have various accessories for this craft, i.e., bead containers, LEDA4 Boards, pens, etc.

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DIY Naturally is an owner run small business that was conceptualised in December 2019 and launched at the 2020 Hobby-X. 

We started out supplying basic ingredients like carrier oils, salts and butters accompanied by containers and stickers for DIY projects.

As time went by, we started supplying a wider range of ingredients, tools and packaging for DIY skincare & cosmetics.  We now carry a range of over 500 products and strive to be a one stop shop for DIY makers and home formulators.

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The Donuttery offers warm crispy mini donuts smothered in deliciousness. Trays of goodness offered with powder or chocolate sauce toppings with the additional option of yummy gourmet toppings.

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Founded in 1989, GCC is a global manufacturing company producing a broad range of quality products including cutting plotters, laser engravers, laser markers, laser cutters, UV-curable inkjet printers, and digital finish equipment for various applications such as signage & advertising, personalization & identification, gifts & promotions, apparel, and electronics industries. Headquartered in Taiwan; through a worldwide network of authorized distributors and branch offices in the United States, Europe, and China, GCC commits to persistently pursue the goal of providing the best performance achievable in technologies, services, and solutions, to meet customers’ needs.


Granny B's Old Fashioned Paint - Our Old Fashioned Paint has a chalky/old fashioned finish and is formulated to have incredible adhesion properties. It can be applied to just about any surface without any pre-preparation or sanding required. It works well on ceramics, enamel, wood, plastic, glass, melamine and even fabric (yes fabric !)

Whether you're just starting out or you're a seasoned furniture artist, using Granny B's Old Fashioned Paint could not be any easier !

It's also really easy to apply vintage/distressing techniques using just a pot scourer or a light sand with sandpaper to achieve that old fashioned/shabby look.


One of a kind, Hand made teddy bears and kits to make yourself. All items required to make beautiful bears and critters, classes offered and same day mail order.


Homeline Direct are the proud agents for bamix of Switzerland, Eezilock, FatMat and other products. Our foremost philosophy is to source exceptionally high quality products with a touch of genius about them. Founded in 1998 Homeline Direct has become known not only for the quality of our products but also for our friendly, professional and very knowledgeable staff. We pride ourselves on the quality of our service levels. Homeline Direct import and manufacture leading food brands including bamix, Eezilock, Eeziseal, Eezi-iron and FatMat.

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Our company is roasting nuts on major events, markets, festival, malls etc. This is done on the stand/stall by using a rotating copper kiln roasting machine.

the raw nuts are caramelised with Vanilla & cinnamon Flavour ( Cashews, Macadamia, Almond, Pecan, Giant Peanut). Our raw nuts are selected directly by our expert and well experienced buyer on the farms in Mozambique, Mpumalanga etc. guaranteed and high quality products.


Just Love Stitch Logo

Just Love Stitch is all about handmade items for everyday life using cross stitch on mediums such as wood and leather. Our products range from keyrings, notebooks, pencil bags, and much more. Every item is handmade with love and centers around cross stitch with a modern interpretation. Our products come in DIY kits that include everything you need to cross-stitch the product yourself.

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Kaldista Coffee Company is a Proudly South African coffee roastery, focussed on providing premium artisanal coffee products to the South African market. Our coffee products include an array of unique blends, suited to every pallet as well as a single origin decaf option - because everyone deserves a great cup of coffee. From our coffee beans, to our ground coffee and Nespresso compatible pods we have a product for everyone.


We offer exciting and immersive creative journies!

With research proving that creating art by hand can increase psychological resilience and brain activity, our mission is to provide visitors with the perfect tools, guidance, and an enjoyable space to let their creativity run wild. Paint your joy.

Maizey Plastics

Maizey  has a national footprint with 23 branches and a convenient online store for quick, easy ordering and deliveries. We offer the largest range of heat transfer films, self-adhesive vinyl’s, glass décor films, acrylic sheet/panels, acrylic mirror, doming products, engraving laminates, printable media and foam and paper boards for crafting or modelling applications.

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Marie-Louise has been making goodness since 2012. It all started with a need to support the growing family and a dogs broken leg.

With God’s guidance and courage we have grown Mari’s to truly enjoyable business.
The Crumbly Fudge is made in the traditional “ouma” style.

It is hard to the bite but crumbles away easily. We make our own condensed milk using milk from the happiest cows in Riviersonderend. Each batch is hand made by the most skilled ladies.
If you have ever made fudge you will know it is an art.
The Salted Popcorn Brittle with Almonds and Dark Chocolate!!!! You have no idea. Once you start you will not stop. Not as hard as a peanut brittle with an amazing caramelized sugar taste.


PNA is a one-stop shop for all your arts & craft needs.  Each of our customers receive a unique customer experience tailored to the needs of students, professionals, hobbyists, and the whole family.  PNA is simply South Africa's favorite retailer due to its wide range of products. Stationery, Arts and Craft Materials, Books, and Educational Books are all featured in this section.  Providing people with the tools for success, inspiring them to create, and enriching them to discover more than they could have imagined, is our mission.


At Premier Pure Fusion, we infuse spirits with an astounding balance of history, legend and real flavour that becomes a story in its own right. Our recipes have been handed down through generations, where dad and mom craft literally by hand a range so beautiful it will take you places. Allow us to show you that how many different ways you can enjoy our range. We love to share our spirits, so come have a taste of history and leave with your own tale to tell.


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Crafted with pride. Poured with pleasure.  We are craft producers of Whisky, Gin,Brandy and Vodkas.


For over 30 years, Redfern has been a key labelling partner to farmers, fruit exporters, educators, entrepreneurs and many household brands.

Offering a comprehensive range of labelling solutions including self-adhesive labels, wrap around labels, shrink sleeves and flexible packaging.

Our knowledgeable team together with our distribution capabilities via our logistic experts allows us a footprint throughout most of Southern Africa.

SilkScreen logo - 4x6

We manufacture high quality silkscreen stencils with an inventory of almost 700 designs to choose from. It is the ideal product to print designs with crisp finishes on polymer clay, textiles, paper, wood, cement, cookies etc. Custom made stencils also allow you to explore your own range or do your own branding. Our stencils are not cut out and not made from plastic or vinyl.

Silverlay Stationery logo

Silveray Stationery Company (SSC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Bidvest Group Limited, is a manufacturer and distributor of leading stationery brands. Our diverse range of quality products enables us to service all related markets such as the office, schools, homes and corporates within and beyond our borders. Our national sales and distribution network is supported by regional hubs in Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town and East London as well as a sales branch in Bloemfontein. These hubs cover all regions and regional centres across the country and beyond our borders into Africa. Our experienced team is dedicated to service excellence and to building long term relationships with our customers.

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We will have a large variety of our handmade inserts, handmade tiles and mosaic DIY kits on display and for sale.


Discover a unique selection of hand-dyed yarns, tools, and accessories at our store. With excellent service, knowledgeable support, and an eco-friendly approach, we're committed to making your crafting dreams a reality. Whether you're an experienced knitter or a beginner, we're here to guide and support you every step of the way.


We supply a wide variety of ready made earrings, polymer clay and cutters, and anything you might need to make your own earrings

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Vrede en Lust is nestled at the foothills of the Simonsberg in South Africa’s most celebrated Franschhoek wine valley. The history of the farm dates back to 1688 and discloses a story of vision, passion and pride.

Vrede en Lust is a family owned and managed wine estate.

We offer award-winning boutique wines renowned for their outstanding balance, elegance and reflection of terroir.

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