Best exhibitions awarded at show

2017-05-03 06:00

Private and public entities whose exhibitions were voted as the best innovations and for creativity at the Bloem Show have received value for their investment.

Exhibitors received gold and merit awards. Prizes were presented yesterday (02/05) at the Absa exhibitor’s breakfast held at the Banquet Hall at the Bloem Show.

Elmarie Prinsloo, chief executive officer of Bloem Show, said a total of 374 exhibitors in approximately 419 exhibition spaces were judged with 47 golden awards and 93 merit awards. A total of 20 trophies were presented to the best exhibitions.

Trophies were awarded in three categories.

Food stalls:

  • Bloemfontein Action Sport (Sasko Floating Trophy for best catering, sit down restaurant).
  • Haru (Bloem Show Floating Trophy for the best refreshment stall, take away).
  • Caramel Bananas (Bloem Show Floating Trophy for the best refreshment stall in a mobile unit or wendy house).
  • Die Pannekoekman (Bloem Show Floating Trophy for the best value added by a refreshment stall).


  • Arstel Stainless Studio (Electric Floating Trophy for the biggest impact in a small space, private sector).
  • Horse & Saddlery (Bloem Show Floating Trophy for the best exhibiter in a CX container or wendy house).
  • Brandt R&D (Bloem Show Floating Trophy for the best outside open area exhibition in a small area).
  • Dairy Corporation (Bloem Show Floating Trophy for the best outside building exhibitor).
  • Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (Double Purple Floating Trophy for the exhibition that improved most from the previous year).
  • SANDF (Central Show Floating Trophy for the exhi­bitor with the most effective marketing).
  • Imperial GM (Central Show Floating Trophy for the biggest input in the private sector).
  • Human Auto (Superior & Poolshop Floating Trophy for a corporative organisation with the best exhibition).
  • The Arc (Prinsloo Floating Trophy for the most original inside exhibition).
  • Imperial Group Land Rover Bloemfontein (Du Plooy Floating Trophy for the best overall vehicle exhibition).
  • Exposure Pursuit (Nok Floating Trophy for the best furniture exhibition).
  • SANDF (Central Show Floating Trophy for the biggest input in the public sector).
  • SANDF (Bloem Show Floating Trophy for the biggest exhibi-tors input – private and public sector).
  • Radio Rosestad (Mediclinic Floating Trophy for the exhibi-ter that added the most value to the show with their exhibition).
  • SAPS (Volksblad Floating Trophy for the best exhibition inside the exhibition halls).
  • Hinterland (Bloem Show Floating Trophy for the best agricultural exhibition).
  • Absa (Bloem Show Floating Trophy for the best exhibition by a bank).
  • Bloemfontein Coffee Roasting (Bloem Show Floating Trophy for the best exhibition by a first time exhibitor).

Special awards:

  • Don Tarloff (30 years continious participation at the Bloem Show).
  • Renier Janse van Rensburg (Bloem Show floating trophy for brand building).
  • SANDF (exhibitions, music evening, Silver Falcons performance and SANDF live military capability show).

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