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
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
3D Printing Store.co.za 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 Store.co.za 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 Store.co.za.
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.
Thank you for using our website. We hope that we can be of service!
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!
Cameo Décor Paint proudly manufactures our own paint, using our unique bases and liquid tints giving our Paint range an edge in the market. The paint is easy to work with and dries to a smooth finish. The quality of our product combined with our service excellence is what we offer to our creatives.
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.
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 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.
We are wholesale distributors of industrial machinery and accessories to the clothing, luggage, upholstery, and embroidery industries.
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.
Briza Publications is an independent publisher of proudly South African books, including nature books, plant books, field guides, identification guides, books on hobbies, ecology, field management, gardening, medicinal and practical uses of plants, children's books and our very popular Callfinder books and device which enables the reader to unlock sound from pictures.
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.
We are suppliers of early childhood development books and toys.
C’est la vie’s State-Of-The-Art Hair-Care technology is the perfect compliment for every style of hair. Create perfect curls with our comprehensive range of hair curling irons available in three classic sizes. And for those times when you feel your curls might be spiraling out of control we offer our professional range of hair straighteners, these knights in shinning armor use 100% ceramic plates that produce negative ions which keep your hair moist while eliminating static.
Geek and Entertainment-themed comics, toys, and collectibles.
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.
Creative Hobbies Hub offers you a variety of Online Craft Workshops. The workshops are unique and creative and filled with awesome techniques for you to learn. Our team is made up of 3 incredible entrepreneurs, each a specialist in their individual areas.
Cricut helps people lead more creative lives – through our desktop cutting machine you can create anything – organize, personalize and customize your life in just a few easy steps.
Cupcakes of HOPE is a non profit organisation raising awareness and funds for children with cancer, they do this through their love of baking cupcakes. This community driven organisation ‘bakes a difference’ and financially assist more than 240 little cancer patients every single month by paying for their medical and other day-to-day needs like nutritional food and nappies. Visitors to the stand will be able to support the cause by either buying merchandise or by signing up to ‘bake a difference’ at one of their fundraising events this year.
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.
Divetek has been in the Scuba Industry since 1991. We have two stores located in Johannesburg and Pretoria. Our facilities sell diving equipment, service all gear as well as offer NAUI Scuba Courses from Open Water to Instructor.
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.
Elite Fabrics are stockists of the latest ranges of fabrics, haberdashery and the latest designs in curtaining and interior fabrics for your home. We offer a wide variety of bridal and designer wear available on request. We have incorporated an online shop on our website where you can buy your favourite Kartopu and Yarn Art Wool.
Epa! A Range of Fresh, Uncooked Sauces & Pastes *Plant To Plate* Banting Friendly and Gluten Free Products to flavor your taste bud.
ePromo searches the globe internationally and locally to find the most innovative, high-quality products to make your life as comfortable and convenient as possible. We are proud of the fact that we import directly and in this way can guarantee you the best prices for the best quality.
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.
The Genealogical Society promotes collaborative family history research. Whether you are researching for missing ancestors or birth and marriage records, our members are quick to help you achieve your quest. Are you puzzled by DNA? Speak to our experts who can assist. We present talks at ten GSSA Branches country-wide plus one ‘e-branch; ZOOM talks as well as visits to Archives and museums too.
Hardware Centre remains South Africa’s leading woodwork store outlet. We stock a complete range of the highest quality local and international woodworking tools, accessories and finishing products. We offer a complete service that includes specialist woodwork advice and technical assistance.
All our sales personnel are extensively experienced in woodworking and have been in the industry for many years. They can advise our customers on most problems experienced by woodworkers and are eager to share their knowledge on our products.
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.
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.
We help entrepreneurs start their own profitable printing businesses, be it a add-on to a existing business or a brand new venture. We tailer solutions to their needs to help them get started.
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.
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.
Krinkle Paper Co is SA’s number 1 supplier of crinkle shredded paper box filler. We serve small businesses in the following areas - event planning, corporate gifting, luxury gifting, e-commerce, bakeries, packaging companies, candle makers, etc.
We are kits suppliers for layouts in Scrapbooking, Art Journaling, Biblejournaling, papercrafts and products related to papercrafts like glues, inks, pens, pencils, markers, stencils, chipboards.
Supplier of arts products, specialising in high quality, modern and innovative art tools and accessories at affordable prices.
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 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.
We have been bringing the love of art, crafts, painting and so much more to homes for over 7 years now..
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.
We offer artisan snaxs of coated pralines of Nuts and Pop Corn as well as cured Hungerian meats
The N-Gauge Guild of South Africa is a model railway interest group that displays and operates a large modular layout in N-scale (1:160). We use the latest digital smartphone technology to run an extensive collection of miniature locomotives and other railway stock through an interesting variety of scenic landscapes.
The establishment of the NSRI was born from a tragic event that saw Simon's Town teacher Pattie Price begin an impassioned letter-writting campaign to various media stating her case for sea rescue service.
The tragedy occurred offshore of Stilbaai in 1966. Four fishing vessels went out to sea and only one returned. The devastating loss of life captured Patti Price’s attention. She was no stranger to the terror of being out at sea in distress, having been rescued as a child from a wrecked ship in the English Channel by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI).
Patti wanted something like the RNLI for South Africa. The pen proved mighty indeed and her efforts were acknowledged by the Society of Master Mariners of South Africa who started the South African In shore Rescue Service (SAISRS) in 1967.
Patti Price has a special place in the hearts of Sea Rescue volunteers, and is recognised as the founder of the NSRI. Station 10’s Simon’s Town base is named in her honour.
More than just a high-speed blender, the Nutribullet breaks down whole fruits and veggies to extract the maximum nutrition from your food, and is ideal for health-conscious individuals looking to fuel their exceptionally busy lives.
Paper World is South Africa’s leading importer, manufacturer and distributor of handmade, machine-made and recycled art papers.
We supply a wide variety of papers and paper craft products, accessories and embellishments to arts-and-crafts enthusiasts as well as to the retail, gift, stationery and printing trades.
Our papers are imported from Thailand, India and China, with recycled mulberry paper products being manufactured at our headquarters in the foothills of the Magaliesberg near Pretoria.
With nearly a thousand different types of paper to choose from plus a huge and ever-changing range of accessories, Paper World offers something for everyone, from home-based hobbyists and scrapbookers to craft professionals both locally and abroad.
Browse our website for our up-to-the-minute catalogue of papers as well as our Crafty Ideas page for exciting ways to get creative with paper.
Just about everything is possible on paper !
We bring exquisite Spanish-style Churros to South Africa, these are the Spanish version of doughnut produced in a form of a stick which you dip into a dulce de leche sauce which is also homemade! They will leave your lips coated in sugar and have you asking for more. We also do a version that has a center filling and those come in three flavors, chocolate caramel, and milk tart.
Perfect Laser started in Newlands, Cape Town in early 2015. The company has grown to be the most diverse business machine company in South Africa. Two fundamental philosophies drive us: Service and Innovation.
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.
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.
Today the SACDG remains the pillar of cake decorating in South Africa. We strive to maintain our high standards, improve our "visibility" to the general public, increase our membership and promote our assessments to those people who want to teach, or become judges of cake decorating.
We specialise in Feiya Embroidery Machines and Industrial sewing machine and offer high quality back up service with a wide variety of consumables. We stock peacock embroidery thread, backing, accessories and more.
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.
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.
Support Your School is a leading provider of coding and robotics education and resources. Our company offers a range of services, including training, advising, and product sales, to schools and individuals who are interested in advancing their knowledge and skills in these fields.
We will have a large variety of our handmade inserts, handmade tiles and mosaic DIY kits on display and for sale.
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.
The Goods Shed built in 1902, is a historical building at the harbour area and a landmark in Mossel Bay which developed into an exceptional and popular shopping centre for locals as well as visitors from overseas. Preference is given to exhibitors with unique products while a restaurant as well as excellent facilities are also available to visitors.
The North Pole provides high-quality wellness products to support hobbyists with chronic conditions. Our trained staff offers demonstrations of massage products to relieve pain naturally, allowing hobbyists to pursue their interests while on-the-go, whether outdoors or traveling. The North Pole has the perfect solution for pain relief.
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.
The new Schneider Makers line for the creative mind, making DIY so much more fun. Adel and Amos just bringing so much colour.
We supply a wide variety of ready made earrings, polymer clay and cutters, and anything you might need to make your own earrings
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.
We are cutting good quality, durable stencils for walls, floor, tiles, furniture, crafting etc.
Our stencils are ideal for 3D stencilling due to the thickness of our stencil.
We can also assist with custom stencils within limits.
We’ve got everything a growing business needs. Card machines. Online payments. Business tools. All it takes is Yoco.