Media Partners

Our dynamic media partnerships with HOT 102.7FM in Johannesburg and SMILE FM in Cape Town, with their extensive reach and engaged audiences, ensures these renowned radio stations will amplify our event, ensuring widespread coverage and heightened visibility.

Joining forces with HOT 102.7FM & SMILE 90.4FM exemplifies our commitment to delivering a truly impactful and far-reaching experience at the expo, promising an unparalleled platform to showcase innovation, trends, and the limitless possibilities that lie ahead.

We will be running live shows from the Future of Things in both Joburg and Cape Town where we interview our sponsors, exhibitors and attendees, bringing you all the latest on what’s happening, exciting competitions, who’s there, what to expect, and what the future holds!

The HOT 102.7 FM audience is highly differentiated in the Gauteng landscape:
substantially wealthier BUT 52% of listeners are still under 50.


Awards Won

Nominated for 7 New York Festivals Radio Awards
Voted Best of Joburg 2022 – Best Local Radio Station
Winner of the My Station – Most Votes awards at the South African Radio Awards 2022

The award-winning HOT 102.7FM broadcasts to the greater Johannesburg area and beyond, and the station’s music format of the very best ‘Old Skool and R&B’ is complemented by a line-up of some of South Africa’s best-known and loved radio presenters – most of them legends of the industry.

HOT 102.7FM plays a prominent role in the community through the HOT Cares non-profit charity initiative, which aims to make a meaningful difference to the lives of those in need. The station also contributes to the growth and continued success of the South African radio industry through the HOT Radio Training Academy, which provides a training programme that upskills and equips future radio industry professionals.

The Smile 90.4FM listener is a highly affluent, family-orientated listener (35-55) who knows what they like and who they are – and are in their prime earning years. They are the most influential living generation with more spending power than the Boomers or Millennials.


SMILE 90.4 FM is a dynamic bilingual adult contemporary radio station that broadcasts to the greater Cape Town Metropole and surrounding areas, including Paarl, Stellenbosch, and Somerset West and ensure we reach and dominate the Western cape High LSM audiences.

SMILE 90.4FM is a Cape Town based radio station that broadcasts a mix of talk and popular music bound together in an optimistic tone with the aim of uplifting local communities across the Mother City.

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