KITE Africa 2018 | Africa's Mega Int'l Trade Show Breaks Records in The Kenyan Capital

Posted on :Friday , 7th September 2018

The culmination of the 21st KITE Africa headlined success with exhibits patronizing the rising consumer industry at the 3 day event in Nairobi. The expo gathered accolades for its innovative displays, business interactions and trade opportunities. Held at the prestigious Kenyatta International Convention Centre, the exhibition was inaugurated by the Principal Secretary for trade from Kenya’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives, Dr. Chris K. Kiptoo CBS. The organizers, Expogroup welcomed guest and dignitaries from all over the world. Some of the delegates included Mr. Michael Derus, Chargé d´Affaires of the Federal Republic of Germany; Mrs. Suchitra Durai, High Commissioner of India; Dr. Aziza Geleta, Director General at Policy and Research Analysis Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia; Mr. Cherdkiat Atthakor , Ambassador of Thailand; Mr. Jacek Bazanski, Ambassador of Poland; Qatari Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya; Mr. Salah Francis Elhamdi, Ambassador of Algerian Embassy ; Mr. Sheidu Omeiza Momoh , Nigerian High Commissioner ; Mr. Paulo Zerbinati, Brazil Embassy’s Head for Trade Promotion; Mr. Nelson Omwalo, Brazil Embassy; Mr. Burhan Namik Salim al-Jaf , Ambassador  of Iraq; Mr. Hernán Brantes Glavic , Ambassador of Chile; Mr. Ahmet Cemil Miroglu , Mr. Murat Kilinc , Mr. Alvin Akoko -Officials from Turkey Embassy ; Dr. Pindi Chana, High Commissioner of Tanzania, to name a few.
The multi sector exhibition stretched for three days starting from the 4th to the 6th September 2018, in the capital city of Kenya, opening its doors to over 4800 visitors from different countries. Running co currently were the 21st Foodagro Africa, 21st PPPexpo Africa, 21st Medexpo Africa & 20th Indusmach Africa, exhibitions that focused on the industry’s growing consumer friendly innovation, gadgets and solutions. An ensemble of products, equipments and services offered by over 200 companies from 30 countries such as Kenya, Latvia, Germany, Belgium, India, China, Italy, Thailand, Malaysia, Turkey, UAE, Singapore, Korea, China, Switzerland, Italy and many more were collectively available for trade and display at the exhibition. Exhibits included agricultural products & solution, medical equipments, pharmaceuticals, plastic & packaging solutions, food products, beverages, juices, hospitality support, printing gadgets, machinery, clothing and textiles, accessories, footwear, household appliance, electronics, hardware tools and more
Naming a few companies present at the event from local and international markets included Pakmaya (Turkey),Ohp Food Products Pvt. Ltd (Kenya),A T Haque Ltd (Bangladesh) ,Wardat Al Mashreq Food Factory (KSA), A.M.R.P. Handels Ag (Switzerland), MTC Plastics Industries (Kuwait), Porta Misr (Egypt), Al Jabri Plastic Factory (UAE), Rynan Technologies Pte Ltd (Singapore), The Navigator Company, SA (Portugal), Euro-Hel (Poland), Robert Rontgen GmbH (Germany), Rajshree Fabrics(India), Nanmu Yarns & Threads Mfg. SDN. BHD. (Malaysia), Spident (Korea), Spigot Software Pvt Ltd (India), Foracare Suisse AG (Swizerland), Rivit Fasteners & Tools (Italy) La Miguela Holdings Limited (Kenya), Walton Hi Tech (Bangladesh) Artisan Fine Meats And Poultry (Belgium), Davi (Italy)
The event creates a supreme juncture for local trade visitors to cooperate and source the latest products and innovations directly from the exhibitors. The multi sector trade show is also scheduled for Tanzania and Ethiopia, two of East Africa’s other prominent economies.
- 21st  EAITE – 22nd to 24th November 2018, Diamond Jubilee Expo Center, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
- 2nd  EITE  – 21th to 23rd March 2019, Millennium Hall, Addis Ababa , Ethiopia.
Talking about the event the Marketing Manager said , that the “Kenya’s consumer market is poised for considerable expansion in the coming years, boosted by consistent GDP growth, a growing middle class with increased purchasing power and the development of new shopping malls and e-commerce portals. KITE is a source that supports this development and  provides a meeting platform for strong business opportunities”
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Expogroup is a full service exhibition organiser with over 23 years experience in International trade exhibitions. Our current portfolio includes 27 annual exhibitions from a diverse range of industries being held across the Middle East & Africa.

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