6 - 10 November 2023: Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) - Cape Town, South Africa

The International Special Tooling and Machining Association (ISTMA), the world's largest representative body for global tooling manufacturing, has announced that its next triennial 16th World Conference and General Assembly will be hosted by Cape Town, South Africa in 2023 in collaboration with the Production Technologies Association of South Africa (PtSA).

The conference will coincide with the All Africa Expo and the event will collectively be branded as the All Africa Expo ISTMA 2023. The All Africa Expo will give African countries a platform to showcase their tooling manufacturing abilities and investment potential and will offer continental tooling producers exposure to the world's foremost tooling technology, tooling houses and influential role-players. The All Africa Expo will be the first platform to boast Africa's spirit of invention and pockets of manufacturing excellence and will offer unprecedented global networking opportunities to the continent. The All Africa Expo will also offer suppliers an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to African and global tooling markets in a cost-effective way by participating as sponsors and/or exhibitors.