Join us at GP Expo 2021

Register to visit GP Expo 2021. It is completely free of charge!

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    This is an industry-only event for professionals. Admission is open to professional and business visitors and exhibitors who are directly involved in or have a direct connection or interest in the subject area of the Event or associated industries or organisations.

    The sale of any articles in the gangways or anywhere on the Exhibition premises is strictly forbidden the Organisers reserves the right at their absolute discretion to confiscate any such articles for infringement of the condition.

    Anyone attending the Event must not take part in any canvassing, leafleting, demonstrations, objectionable behaviour or wear offensive apparel or be involved in any activity which may disrupt the Event.

    Learn

    Gain new knowledge from the industries most influential speakers by attending our industry-focused and highly anticipated conference stream. Also, do not miss out on the chance to attend our international-standard GP training day, presented by GP First and NB Medical.

    Access

    Access over 100 exhibitors displaying their products and services to the South African GP market in one place across 2 days. Expand your network of contacts through unlimited opportunities to meet potential partners and industry experts, building relationships for the future.

    Discover

    Discover and discuss new opportunities for your business/practice, join like-minded companies and individuals who are looking to understand the African medical landscape.

    Health & Safety

    What additional measures will you have in place to ensure the health and safety of visitors?

    Please see what additional health and safety measures we will have in place at the show herePlease check this before your visit to ensure you have read the most up to date information.

    Will face coverings be mandatory?

    Face coverings are mandatory in line with government guidance and must always be worn.

    Will I have my temperature checked on arrival?

    Temperature check will be a condition of entry. Any person displaying a high temperature (and potentially the party they are with) will not be granted access to the venue.

    All visitors must check their own temperature before leaving home to attend the event. Those with a high temperature should not attend.

    Will you take my details for Track & Trace?

    For the health and safety of all entrants, your personal details including name and contact telephone number may be shared with Test and Trace, if required, as part of the Government's ongoing COVID-19 response. This information will only be used by them where necessary to help stop the spread of COVID-19. If you have any concerns or do not wish to have your personal details shared, please contact ec@saphex.co.za

     

    The basics

    Reasons to visit GP Expo:
    Conferences and Exhibitions are an essential part of everyone’s personal and professional development. We have gathered some of the benefits that attendees can gain when attending our events, especially considering that there is often too much information available at once, and taking into account the importance of your time.
    What are the main reasons for attending?
    • To network with like-minded professionals
    • To expand knowledge and find solutions to problems
    • To present your ideas and brainstorm with others and hear their feedback and suggestions
    • Source the latest products, services and information from exhibitors.
    • Meet your CPD requirements free of charge.
    • Valuable 2 days of learning, sharing and celebrating your important profession!
    • To step out of your comfort zone and meet new people
    • Learn beyond your field or interest
    If you agree on the above-mentioned statements and you would like to be part of this experience, then join us!
    When is GP Expo?

    GP Expo takes place from March 24-25, 2021.

    Where is GP Expo?

    GP Expo 2021 will be held in at the Sandton Convention Centre, 61 Maude St, Sandown, Sandton, 2196, South Africa.

    What time does GP Expo start and finish?

    DayTimes
    Wednesday, 24 March 2021
    08:30 - 17:00
    Thursday, 25 March 2021
    08:30 - 16:30

    I registered, when will I get my email confirmation?

    If you have not received confirmation of your registration via email, it may be in your junk/spam folder. Please check there. If you cannot find the email confirmation or have lost it, please contact ec@saphex.co.za. They will check the email address and resend it

    Will paper tickets still be in use?

    No, tickets are all electronic in 2021. E-tickets will be scanned (contactless) on entry. Please note that for us to be able to manage the visitor flow and capacities for your health and safety, all registrations will need to be done in advance and will be emailed to you before your arrival. Please ensure you have this ready to be scanned on your phone or tablet on arrival. There will be contactless access at the show entrances and exits, with staggered admission to enable an evenly spread attendance to reduce any queuing.

    What should I bring?

    To register, you’ll need:

    • The confirmation email of your registration.
    • Photo ID.
    Will I be limited to a certain amount of time at the show?

    No, you are welcome to stay at the show for as long as you wish.

    Will I be limited to where I can go in the show?

    No, once within the show social distance marshals will assist with the management of visitor flow.

    Can I exchange business cards?

    No, we advise against exchanging business cards and refrain from personal greetings (a handshake or hug).

    Is there a map of the venue?

    We will update the map of the Sandton CC soon.

    Do I get a programme?

    Yes, programmes and other show information will be handed out at registration.

    Terms and Conditions
    1. Visitors will not be allowed admission to the Show without a valid ticket/registration.
    2. For the safety of all attendees, the Organisers reserve the right to refuse admission, and may conduct security searches.
    3. The Organisers reserve the right to alter or vary the content or timing of the whole or any part of the Show due to circumstances beyond their reasonable control.
    4. If alterations to the show dates are made as a result of COVID-19 ticket holders/attendee’s will be informed directly.
    5. All visitors must check their own temperature before leaving home to attend the event. Those with a high temperature should not attend.
    6. All visitors will have their temperature checked on arrival at the venue. Any visitor (and potentially anyone in their party) with a high temperature will be refused entry.
    7. Visitors must adhere to all additional measures put in place to comply with COVID-19 rules and guidelines. The latest information will be emailed to registrations and is available on the Show website.
    8. Registrations are responsible for ensuring everyone in their party is aware of and adheres to all terms. and conditions including these additional measures.
    9. The Organisers cannot accept financial or other responsibility for any loss or liability incurred by visitors to the Show as a result of contracts entered into by visitors with any exhibitor or advice sought or obtained from any exhibitor.
    10. The Organisers cannot accept responsibility for any loss or damage to personal property brought to the Show.
    11. Visitors may be photographed, filmed, or recorded for marketing, broadcast, or security purposes during the Show. By attending the Show, visitors authorise such photography and recording and permits the Organisers to use their images, likeness, and voice for archival and promotional purposes in any and all media, without liability, compensation or credit.
    12. This is an industry-only event for professionals. Admission is open to professional and business visitors and exhibitors who are directly involved in or have a direct connection or interest in the subject area of the Event or associated industries or organisations.
    13. The sale of any articles in the gangways or anywhere on the Exhibition premises is strictly forbidden except with the written permission of the Organisers, and the Organisers reserves the right at their absolute discretion to confiscate any such articles for infringement of the condition.
    14. Anyone attending the Event must not take part in any canvassing, leafleting, demonstrations, objectionable behaviour or wear offensive apparel or be involved in any activity which may disrupt the Event.

     

    At the event

    Where can I find the GP Expo 2021 schedule?

    The event schedule, including the 2 exclusive conference streams will be available via the website, or the programme which is handed to you upon arriving at the show.

    What topics will be discussed at GP Expo?

    The full list of topics and speakers has not yet been announced. Receive all speaker and topic announcements by signing up to our newsletter.

    If I need any assistance, will there be a team on site to help me?

    The GP Expo team will be on-site to help with any questions you have regarding the event as a whole.

    How can I see a full list of exhibitors at GP Expo?

    A full exhibitor breakdown list will be available via the Smarta Events Exhibition Directory OR within the event programme provided on-site.

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    Payments at GP Expo 2021

    Contactless payments will be encouraged throughout via card or phone, with an email receipt wherever possible. To be compliant with Covid-19 safety measures, please be prepared to pay by card for any purchases.

    What if I feel unwell at the show?

    A First Aid room with fully trained staff is located on the show floor or alternatively please contact the Organisers Office located at the main entrance for medical assistance.

    What food and drink is available at the show?

    Sandton Convention Centre offers a variety of food and drink in the venue for purchase

    How can I contact the organisers of the show?

    Please contact ec@saphex.co.za

    Will show photography be taken during the show?

    Your registration signifies the acceptance that as members of the audience, ticket holders may be filmed, sound recorded and/or photographed for broadcast and/or future publicity.

     

    Travel

    How much is parking?

    Please visit the Sandton Convention Centre site here to find out more information for the hourly onsite parking charge.

    What is the full address of the venue?

    Sandton Convention Centre

    19 Richards Drive, Midrand Johannesburg, Gauteng South Africa

    Tel: +27 11 266 3000

    How do I get to the Sandton Convention Centre?

    The Sandton Convention Centre Is Easily Accessible

    The Sandton Convention Centre is located in Sandton the financial hub of Johannesburg in South Africa. It is easily accessible from O.R. Tambo International Airport, just 15 minutes via the Gautrain – the state-of-the-art rapid rail network launched in 2010. The Gautrain links Sandton with Pretoria, central Johannesburg, and O.R. Tambo International Airport. The Gautrain station is a convenient 5-minute walk from the Sandton Convention Centre.

    Johannesburg Airport Connections

    The SCC is just 35 minutes by road from O.R. Tambo International Airport, approximately 19km from Grand Central Airport and 30km from Lanseria International Airport.  Airport-approved operators provide taxi, bus and shuttle services between Sandton and the terminal. There are also several car hire companies based at the airport.

    Ample Parking for Visitors

    Close to 11 000 parking pays are available to Sandton Convention Centre visitors, with the entrance to the parking arcade on Alice Lane, between West and 5th Streets in Sandton.

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    Food & drink

    Will food be available onsite?

    There will be food available onsite for purchase in the catering areas marked on the floorplan.

    This will be viewable in the event programme handed out at registration.

    Can I bring my own food to GP Expo?

    Attendees are not permitted to bring food into the venue.

    I have special dietary requirements. Will this be catered for?

    We have tried to ensure that options are available to all attendees, and have worked with the venue to accommodate any dietary requirements.

    Our COVID-19 Approach - Safe Seven Directive

    "A well organised and informative event, the conference was professional and convenient."

    "I got to meet so many new people and grow my network. I will definitely be returning next year."

    "The hub for all things medical. Absolutely fantastic!"

    Terms and Conditions

    1. Visitors will not be allowed admission to the Show without a valid ticket/registration.
    2. For the safety of all attendees, the Organisers reserve the right to refuse admission, and may conduct security searches.
    3. The Organisers reserve the right to alter or vary the content or timing of the whole or any part of the Show due to circumstances beyond their reasonable control.
    4. If alterations to the show dates are made as a result of COVID-19 ticket holders/attendee’s will be informed directly.
    5. All visitors must check their own temperature before leaving home to attend the event. Those with a high temperature should not attend.
    6. All visitors will have their temperature checked on arrival at the venue. Any visitor (and potentially anyone in their party) with a high temperature will be refused entry.
    7. Visitors must adhere to all additional measures put in place to comply with COVID-19 rules and guidelines. The latest information will be emailed to registrations and is available on the Show website.
    8. Registrations are responsible for ensuring everyone in their party is aware of and adheres to all terms. and conditions including these additional measures.
    9. The Organisers cannot accept financial or other responsibility for any loss or liability incurred by visitors to the Show as a result of contracts entered into by visitors with any exhibitor or advice sought or obtained from any exhibitor.
    10. The Organisers cannot accept responsibility for any loss or damage to personal property brought to the Show.
    11. Visitors may be photographed, filmed, or recorded for marketing, broadcast, or security purposes during the Show. By attending the Show, visitors authorise such photography and recording and permits the Organisers to use their images, likeness, and voice for archival and promotional purposes in any and all media, without liability, compensation or credit.
    12. This is an industry-only event for professionals. Admission is open to professional and business visitors and exhibitors who are directly involved in or have a direct connection or interest in the subject area of the Event or associated industries or organisations.
    13. The sale of any articles in the gangways or anywhere on the Exhibition premises is strictly forbidden except with the written permission of the Organisers, and the Organisers reserves the right at their absolute discretion to confiscate any such articles for infringement of the condition.
    14. Anyone attending the Event must not take part in any canvassing, leafleting, demonstrations, objectionable behaviour or wear offensive apparel or be involved in any activity which may disrupt the Event.