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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 2022 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

2023 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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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. 

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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.

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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. 

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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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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.

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

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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.

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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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DNA Therapy was established in 1995, with an equally innovative concept: bringing the latest in therapies to your health. Its variety of therapeutic products range from the most demanding of athletes to people who simply seek to improve their health.

These slim, compact designs, allow you to use industrial grade spa treatments anytime, anywhere at affordable prices.

DNA Therapy offers preventative products and solutions for pain, stress and physical damage. In addition, our products offer the necessary support for those looking for weight loss, beauty enhancement and aesthetics.

With the DNA Therapy product line you are sure to get 1 year warranty products, tested and approved by many associations, athletes and healthcare professionals who ensure superior quality in its results.

Follow DNA Therapy on social media and stay on top of the latest in preventative health and athletic support. We constantly strive to bring you the latest in beauty and therapeutic products.

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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.

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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.

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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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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. 

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Life of Colour Logo

Life of Colour is a boutique supplier of arts products, specialising in high quality, modern and innovative art tools, and accessories at affordable prices.

Our art tools are inspiring a new generation of artists to fill the world with colour. Specialists in papercraft products – Dot Art, Drawing and Colouring and Art Journaling products.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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. 


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