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The 04th edition of Afriwood Ethiopia is back at Millennium Hall in Addis Ababa, the one place to source new products, services and technology from around the world. The 3 day multi country international trade event brings to Ethiopia exhibitors from 15 countries. The main attractions this time around are the European and Asian Pavilions showcasing the latest products and innovations which are now being made available to the Ethiopian industries.
Ethiopia in 2020 and beyond – Ethiopia is one of the world’s largest untapped markets and is the fastest growing economy in Africa today. With a population of over 100 million and an annual economic growth rate of 10% over the past 15 years, it presents a unique opportunity. In addition to its strategic positioning as a long-haul transfer hub, Ethiopia is increasingly becoming an important destination for manufacturing. With the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) also in force, companies are looking at another opportunity at increasing exports to Africa.
Highlighting key sectors to promote and introduce new products equipment and services to the upcoming Ethiopian market is the primary goal for the trade exhibition. Held concurrently with the Ethiopia International Trade Exhibition, sectors include building and construction, lighting, heavy equipment, tools and hardware, woodworking and sawmill machinery, large automotive and spare parts, power and energy, consumer products, agriculture, materials printing, packaging and more. The event promises to introduce the Ethiopian market to world class industry leading products and services under one roof.
The much awaited 2020 edition will be open from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM for the public from 24th till 26th of February 2020. Ambassadors, trade delegations and representatives from various countries and ministries are confirmed to be present to meet and support the companies representing their countries at the event.
The 2020 edition is expected to see special pavilion participation by companies from China, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Italy, India, Qatar, Malaysia, Russia, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Companies from the African continent especially from Kenya, South Africa and Ethiopia are also participating among the worlds’ leading global brands.
“Ethiopia is no longer a country that can be ignored. The interest shown by the business community towards the event shows that the industry leaders fully understand the importance and opportunities that are presented by the fair as well as the long term business relations it will create.” said Emily Parkson, Event Director from the organizers, Expogroup.
As the biggest business and trade event in Ethiopia, this event presents and opportunity for all industry leaders, innovators, business owners, importers, entrepreneurs and upcoming traders from various industries and backgrounds to source their needs and interact with international brands under one roof.
After the success AFRIWOOD has seen last year, It is all set to be back again from the 12 - 14 May 2017 at The Millennium Hall, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. As Africa’s largest International Wood Trade Exhibition, will bring together Domestic and International players in the market to the targeted buyers from across the East Africa that are seeking to expand in the wood industry and to keep abreast of industry trends and developments
Organised and presented by EXPOGROUP in collaboration with several regional trade bodies in Ethiopia, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Uganda, Somalia, Mozambique & Congo. Though Ethiopia by itself is one of the biggest markets in Africa, major emphasis is being laid upon attracting traders and importers from neighbouring countries aswel
Afriwood 2015 had attracted participants from over 18 countries, over 200 brands, representatives of different profiles and directions of the wood industry from Africa and foreign countries and a flow of trade visitors from all over East & Central African countries
Expogroup is very pleased to return with AFRIWOOD 2017,The opportunity to have these facets of the woodworking industry in one place and at one time will offer huge sales potential to exhibiting companies and convenience for all trade visitors,”.
Main sections of the exhibitions include woodworking equipment of different capacities, woodcutting tools, materials for wood care and professional materials for furniture refinishing, wood drying equipment. By tradition, the exhibition represents the latest achievements, technologies and developments of woodworking branches, innovative methods of wooden house construction industry and furniture production. Visitors will find the latest and most innovative products and equipment in the Wood Industry at the highest rate of efficiency.
Afriwood 2017 will allow exhibitors to connect with Eastern African woodworking market. This event will attract commercial wood industry manufacturers and entreprenures, commercial furniture manufacturers, architectural woodworkers, door and stair manufacturers and the list goes on,” This event will have the machinery, hardware and accessories needed to transform wood into these much sought after products. We are looking forward to present this event to the vast wood processing market explains Exhibition Manager
Last year Afriwood attracted a huge number of Wood equipment manufacturing & distribution companies to showcase their innovations, technologies and products. Both exhibitors & visitors receive the personalized attention in the show, hence making Afriwood more eminent!
So heres to all those who are connected to the Wood Industry to mark your calenders with the AFRIWOOD dates and be there to witness and grow with the best in the Industry
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