As the 2014 World Design Capital, Cape Town is South Africa's premier creative city. A number of expos and conferences have a home here, and annual events celebrate the creative industry's top professionals.
Decorex, South Africa’s esteemed annual décor exhibition, takes place each April at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Decorex Cape Town is popular with interior designers, architects, home renovators and the city’s design-conscious crowd.
The Design Indaba, an annual event launched in 1995, celebrates South Africa’s vibrant and inspiring creative sector. The indaba, held every February at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, explores all forms of creative design, from graphic, fashion and industrial design to architecture, fine art and craft.
The Loerie Awards
The Loerie Awards, dedicated to celebrating creative talent in the South African advertising industry, have found a happy home in Cape Town. The annual awards celebrate the best in brand communication work: architecture, design, print and radio advertising, direct marketing, live events, and video and digital media.