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Sponsors2018-11-01T09:48:31+00:00

Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors!

Platinum

HP – AMD

Who we are

We are the leading printing and personal systems technology company in the world, and we are here to create technology that makes life better for everyone everywhere. In an ever-changing, connected world, HP Inc. keeps reinventing itself, its technologies, and what tomorrow holds—so industries, communities, and individuals can keep reinventing how they operate, ideate, and create what matters the most to them.

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We operate with the heart, creativity, and energy of a start-up, and with the brain, muscles, and determination of a Fortune 100 corporation. We will use this unique combination, along with our 50,000 world-class employees and 76-year legacy of innovation, to engineer experiences that amaze our customers.

What we stand for

We believe in a Blended Reality created by the fusion of the physical and digital worlds. We believe everyone is a creator when empowered by intuitive, accessible technology. And we believe technology should work for you and adapt to your needs, context, and environment.

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Gold

Dell

Dell

Dell is uniquely positioned to impact industry trends. Dell leads enabling standards and technologies through industry groups and strategic partners. We partner, rather than compete, with top industry technology suppliers and original development manufacturers. These partnerships give us a uniquely broad perspective on the computing landscape.

Silver

Aciel Geomatics

Aciel Geomatics

Aciel Geomatics is an innovative and motivated professional company aimed at supplying and supporting clients with high-quality solutions for the surveying, mapping, monitoring and mining industries.

Build Volume

Build Volume

BuildVolume is all about bringing 3D printing into the lives of regular people. Due to the fast development of 3D printers, 3D scanners and 3D modelling software, 3D printing is becoming more and more interesting and affordable for personal users. BuildVolume offers you a steadily growing selection of everything you need from your DIY 3D printing projects to your high-end industrial Additive Manufacturing needs. BuildVolume will ensure you find the right 3D application that suites your needs.

Caelum Technologies

Caelum Technologies

Caelum Technologies is a technology driven company focused on remote sensing in various industries including geographical mapping, land surveying, construction, building and development, security, agriculture / forestry and others.

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Using remotely piloted aircraft we gather aerial data with a variety of sensors. We combine this data with land survey points and process into usable information such as 3D building models, cartographic maps, orthophotos, 3D digital surface models, point-clouds, contour lines, heat maps, and other specialize and customized solutions required by our clients.

Caelum Technologies is a well-established company with state of the art equipment and skill sets. For many of our projects we use drones to capture aerial data (photography, videography, remote sensing). We then link this in with ground data, survey points and multiple software packages in order to create the final products. Our specialists then analyse the final data and report to the client.

We have experience in many fields from general photography and videography through to complex GIS mapping and analysis systems.

At all times Caelum Technologies shall promote the delivery of a safe and reliable air service.

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Modena Design Centres

Established in 2000, Modena Design Centres has recently been awarded Autodesk Platinum Partner status – the first and only in the India, Middle East and African region. 

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Together with the Autodesk® portfolio of products, Modena enables a faster, efficient and iterative design process.  The Team is dedicated to supporting our customers, assisting them not only to visualise designs but also to predict real-world performance of ideas before they are built.Whether the workflow involves BIM, digital prototyping or integrated project delivery, Modena provides the broadest and deepest technical expertise enabling our clients in getting and maintaining their competitive advantage. 

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Wacom

Wacom

Wacom is a global company driven by the commitment to make the world a more creative place. Wacom supports creativity in all its various forms and expressions. In a wide range of industries, Wacom is since many years an indispensable partner.

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In movie production or game development, in product and industrial design, in illustration and computer graphics, in drawing and painting Wacom offers state of the art equipment that supports designers, artists and enthusiasts around the globe.  But creativity includes more than art and design. Also, creative business workflows are supported with Wacom technology, such as digital signatures or electronic medical record systems. Wherever things are drawn or written, wherever colour or ink is the preferred medium, Wacom offers a solution to take it to the digital world. Regardless of starting analogue on paper or digitally on a laptop, tablet or smartphone, Wacom technology helps you to never lose an idea and start your workflow in the best possible way. Wacom is a global company with offices and partners all over the place. In South African we have partnered with Direct Distribution Services (DDS), A focused IT Distribution company.

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Bronze

Baker Baynes (PTY)

Baker Baynes (PTY) is the fastest growing Autodesk technology partner in South Africa. With years of experience and knowledge, we pride ourselves in having a conscious understanding that we change our clients’ business and we do so through enabling them to use better tools through the application of Building Information Modeling and The Future of Making Things in the AEC, Manufacturing & Process Plant industries.

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Supported by a blended learning approach, Baker Baynes is passionate about helping our customers implement their technology they invest in.  As the exclusive partner of CADLearning in South Africa, and supported by technologies like Addobar and Civil Site Design, we are able to take a holistic approach to your business. 

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inisys

inisys Africa BIM Solutions understand the need for a fully integrated service and have developed our business to provide an end-to-end project solution, expanding our deliverables beyond one division.

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inisys Africa BIM Solution, the company has a reputation for successfully delivering 3D Laser Scanning and Fabrication solutions to meet the needs and business objectives of our clients.  inisys is an energetic and proactive company committed to quality, formed by experienced professionals with a wide range of industrial experience. We work in close partnership with our clients, analysing their needs then recommending and implementing strategic solutions, using state of the art design technology, helping to sustain a continual drive to improve performance. This has helped us win and keep many prestigious clients in industries as diverse as Mining, PetroChem, Manufacturing, Brewing/Distilling and Food & Beverage. Further priding ourselves in being an Autodesk Reseller accredited as an AUTODESK Authorized Training Center (ATC) with qualified lecturers.

inisys is a solution for many consulting engineers, assisting in the deliverables of projects with time constraints using a full BIM integrated solution. All projects completed are delivered with the knowledge and experience gained on the engineering systems designed by Autodesk and tailored by ourselves to suit African clients who absorb the rich benefits. inisys offers a fully equipped expandable drawing office with document control in place. Engineers in all the major disciplines: civil, mechanical and structural steel, for design calculations. All drafting services are made available in a format of the client’s choice. Mechanical shop details and cut-size Bills of Material scheduling for workshop floor control.

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Micrographics 

Micrographics is a leader in Computer Aided Engineering, large Format Printing and IT Solutions for the Manufacturing, Build and Infrastructure industries.

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As a Gold Partner reseller for both Autodesk and HP, providing consulting services and guidance to professionals across South Africa, we are proud of our status as industry leaders and of our twenty seven year track record.  Through our deep understanding of amongst other things, the Autodesk portfolio, related hardware, IT Infrastructure platforms and process automation, we contribute positively to our customers’ competitive advantage. 

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Prokon

Prokon Build is the preferred Autodesk Gold Partner for Civil and Structural Engineering in South Africa. We are an accredited Training & Certification Centre, as well as an Autodesk Authorised Developer.

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Prokon is the first Autodesk Partner in Emerging Europe awarded with the Autodesk Construction Specialisation, this is not only an honour but also a true reflection of the hard work and dedication that our Prokon team bring to the construction industry. With over 28 years’ engineering experience and an Autodesk Advanced Structure Specialisation, Prokon Software Consultants is known to be the leaders in the structural industry. Combining our expertise within these two industries, we are adding value to our customers by expanding our professional solution driven services within the African market. Partner with Prokon to experience the full BIM solution.

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Technocad

TechnoCad

Technocad are Authorised Autodesk Resellers and are the most experienced company focusing on Civil Engineering Application software in sub-Saharan Africa. Our Civil Engineering software products are designed for making civil engineering infrastructure design productive and profitable. Technocad Civil Engineering Software also offers the extremely productive Rebar detailing and scheduling software – guaranteed to make you more productive!

Topcon

Topcon

Topcon is distributed in Africa by Worldsview Technologies as part of our global BIM-related brand offerings. From concept to completion, geospatial solutions from Topcon provide secure connectivity with intuitive software and precision measurement hardware for management, office staff and the mobile workforce. Our footprint in 52 African countries provides our partners with a comprehensive, effective and efficient continental marketplace. Our partners benefit from segment and individual success plans, training, support and community forums that improve their skills, capacity, market share, growth and sustainability.

Wi-Fi

Baker Baynes

Baker Baynes (PTY)

Baker Baynes (PTY) is the fastest growing Autodesk technology partner in South Africa.

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With years of experience and knowledge, we pride ourselves in having a conscious understanding that we change our clients’ business and we do so through enabling them to use better tools through the application of Building Information Modeling and The Future of Making Things in the AEC, Manufacturing & Process Plant industries.  Supported by a blended learning approach, Baker Baynes is passionate about helping our customers implement their technology they invest in.  As the exclusive partner of CADLearning in South Africa, and supported by technologies like Addobar and Civil Site Design, we are able to take a holistic approach to your business. 

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CADLearning

CADLearning

CADLearning is the only online learning platform dedicated to Autodesk users in South Africa.  

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An authorised Autodesk Publisher, CADLearning is your premier learning partner for all things Autodesk. CADLearning improves performance, assesses skills, and saves time and resources by providing personalised learning experiences that deliver real results. We supply expertly created content via easy, flexible learning tools, ideal for A-Z training, product help and performance support.  Our on-demand, customizable learning systems identify and address knowledge gaps and provide in-application support to maximise performance for users of Autodesk 2D and 3D design, engineering and entertainment software.  Supported by our exclusive partnership with Baker Baynes, this service can be extended to an enterprise level providing organisations with a proactive understanding of their staff’s capabilities and skills needs through customised user assessments.

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Media Partner

ee Publishers

ee Publishers

The primary activity of EE Publishers is publishing in the print and electronic media with a particular focus on the electrical, electronics, measurement & instrumentation, automation & control, computer, information, geo-informatics and ICT sectors of Southern Africa.

Leading Architecture & Design

Leading Architecture & Design

Leading Architecture & Design (published by New Media on behalf of Media24) focuses on energy-efficient design and sustainability issues, featuring top local projects, design and construction materials, legal issues, industry events, education, architect profiles and comment from leading local architects.

Event Partner / Supplier

Ammotech

AmmoTech Motion Capture Studio:

Established in 2011, AmmoTech is a Full Service Motion Capture Studio, Combining knowledge with an array of the most accurate and up to date motion capture technology from all over the world, AmmoTech specialises in character and rig development, providing accurate body and facial tracking data to different industries such gaming, app development, advertising and animation studios and as well as production houses for series and movies, They have also now added in a new service of providing Virtual MCs at Live Events.

Callebaut

Callebaut

For more than 100 years, Callebaut® has been making chocolate in the heart of Belgium and is still one of the rare chocolate makers to select, roast and grind cacao beans into its own secret and exclusive cocoa mass – the most important ingredient for chocolate couvertures. Callebaut® was established in 1850 in Belgium as a malt brewery. Grandson Octaaf Callebaut produced his first chocolate bars in 1911 and began production of chocolate couverture for Belgian chocolatiers soon after. Callebaut® began exporting its finest Belgian chocolates in 1950 and is part of the Barry Callebaut group, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cacao.

Johannesburg Lego

Johannesburg LEGO® User Group (LUG)

This is the place where we as a Lego JHB community get to promote the LEGO® Brand, interact around this common goal, and help each other in putting together LEGO® Events that make a difference to our communities, as and when needed.

As a LUG we’d like to grow and help develop each and every builder within our membership. Together we can build and improve ourselves whilst adhering to the LEGO® philosophy of “Leg Godt” meaning play well.

Porsche

Porsche

We are proud to say that Porsche has been represented in South Africa since 1952. It is our mission not only to ensure the growth of the Porsche brand in South Africa, but equally importantly, to provide all our Porsche customers with an exceptional ownership experience. We welcome the opportunity to share the world of Porsche with you and invite you to become a member of this special family of motoring enthusiasts. Our team of professionals look forward to being of assistance.

The Coloured Cube

The Coloured Cube

Creativity is at the heart of all that we do. Crossing the silos which exist we work with science, technology, engineering, arts, community engagement and education with the intention to better our society. Our newest division, The Creative co-LAB is a physical makerspace that welcomes schools to ‘maker’ workshops; young makers and creatives to lower costing shared workspace with a range of tools; and skills and entrepreneurial development workshops.

Join us on this adventure to create youth in South Africa that are makers rather than consumers!.

Whole Tool Solutions

Whole Tool Solutions

Whole Tooling Solutions is a South African, Cape Town based supplier of high-quality machine tools and machine accessories. Established in 2015, WTS specialises in CNC milling machines for industrial manufacturing and the growing home manufacturing and start-up market.

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