Bauma Conexpo Africa, which took place from September 15 to 18, 2015 at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, has established itself as the most important event for the sector in Africa. As many as 14,300 visitors from 75 countries attended the second edition of the International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles. Among the visitors, 13 per cent came from outside South Africa with a significant increase in percentage from sub-Saharan Africa. The top five visiting countries from Africa besides the host country were (in this order): Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Mozambique and Botswana. In addition, for the first time there were delegations from Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria and Zambia.Despite the economic climate, the exhibitors made special mention of the quality of the visitors at this year´s Bauma Conexpo Africa.