Retail Design Institute

Founded as the Institute of Store Planners in New York in 1961, the Retail Design Institute is a professional association of retail design specialists with over 1000 members in 15 chapters worldwide including our Sydney/Melbourne chapter, which was formed in 1992.

The Retail Design Institute is the only international professional body totally dedicated to developing and supporting retail design professionals engaged in the design and planning of retail selling environments.

ASOFIA (Australian Shop & Office Fitting Industry Association)

The principle objective of ASOFIA is to promote the shop and office fitting industry both within Australia and abroad, an industry which is estimated to be worth in excess of well over 2.5 billion dollars per annum locally.

Scan Display Solutions

Scan Display Solutions is a South African company specialising in exhibition, display and presentation solutions.

Scan’s product range extends from large custom-built stands and portable systems to banner systems, brochure holders, display cases and clip frames.

Scan also supplies the full range of exhibition services: shell scheme, carpeting, electrics and furniture and audiovisual equipment rental.

Scan’s head office is in Johannesburg and it has branches and distributors in both South Africa and its neighbouring countries. Its extensive distribution network means that it is geared to run projects throughout Southern Africa.



Justin Hawes – Managing Director
Tel: +27 11 447 4777
Fax: +27 11 327 3395
Mobile: +27 82 570 7280


IFES is the International Federation of Exhibition and Event services. The federation has been active since 1984. IFES helps its members to better serve their clients who exhibit internationally. In an industry of constant change and development geographically, IFES provides professionals with a network dedicated to helping them face new challenges and acquire new business.

International Federation of Exhibition