By Naomi Gateri
Kenya will be hosting a trade fair staring from 27th to 30th September at Kenyatta International Convention Centre. The four days event will bring together 60 international companies covering numerous chemical products like pharmaceutical and chemical bottling equipment, agrichemical products and fertilizers, paper, packaging, printing and plastics.
The organizers of the event are Kenya’s Ikapa media East Africa Limited- Kenya and 2Art Fairs-Egypt. They expect manufacturers, distributors and business people. This will help to create numerous investment opportunities for East Africa.
The trade exhibition will connect international exhibitors whom their interest is commercialism in the East African region.
The Ministry of Industry& Enterprise Development Government offices KENINVEST, KNCCI-area Chapters, business organizations and Private division Associations, for example, Kenya Publishers Association, Micro and Small Enterprise Federation, KNCCI, outside Diplomatic Missions in Kenya; Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Egypt among others are a portion of the normal nearby members.
There has been the same activity within the past. This year event is anticipated to be larger and higher than the previous ones that attracted over 4000 trade partners delineate by exhibitors. The organizers expect that the guests’ square measure progressing to double this year at the fair.
The visitors’ stay in Kenya will generate revenue for the country. Trade fair activities will also be enhanced through organizing of cocktails, networking lunches and gala dinners.
Many foreign investors have been attracted to Kenya compared to the rest of the continent. The country has been hosting other major global events which boost foreign direct investments.