About us

Trade Connect is a specialist premium business-to-business trade directory, delivered personally by the Trade Connect team to thousands of businesses across South Africa, supported by an active online marketing platform.  It’s the ultimate networking tool, designed to publicize the growing number of upcoming manufacturers, importers and distributors to a massive emerging retail trade market.  Simultaneously, the directory exposes the trader and retailer to a wider supplier, product and brand network.  The key aim is to grow the footprint, brand and success of our client in their region, nationally, on the continent and beyond, based on their aspirations.

Our Mission

Our Mission is to grow our client’s businesses by:

  • Improving brand awareness;
  • Increasing sales;
  • Launching new products;
  • Continuous and persistent networking;
  • Exposure! Exposure! Exposure!

Why Us

Trade Connect facilitates the sourcing of deals and exposure for businesses to increase their turnover and profitability.

Our uniqueness lies in the effective combination of physically visiting and creating personal relationships with target audience businesses in the Provinces AND online tools of social media, website, Whatsapp and a Flipbook.  A six-monthly publication distribution reinforces the marketing tactics. 

Our measurement of success is regular and focused business leads for our clients!

Trade Connect is a B-BBEE Level 1 Exempt Micro Enterprise (EME), 100% Black- and 40% Black women owned company based in Johannesburg.

Still Not Convinced?

"As organisers of SAITEX, Africa's largest and most established multi-sectoral trade show, we are privileged to have Trade Connect as our Official Media Partner.

Trade Connect has been very helpful, flexible and responsive in our B2B marketing campaigns.

It is crucial to us to partner with the most competent partners with a credible understanding of the industry we all serve, we highly recommend Trade Connect as the go to B2B publication and digital platform for your business."


Online : ± 1 000/Province
Print : 5 000 copies/edition
Pages : 100+/edition

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