The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) is set to host over 500 exhibitors from within and outside Nigeria at it 15th edition of the Abuja International Trade Fair.
Exhibitors from all sectors of the economy including Agricultural sector, Manufacturing, Mining, Electricity, Oil and Gas, Tourism, Textile, Transport, Telecommunications, Financial and the Service sectors are expected to be participating at the Fair.
The 15th Edition of the Abuja International Trade Fair in October is themed “Trade and Commerce Beyond Borders” at the Abuja Trade & Convention Centre, Abuja, Nigeria.
According to the media officer ACCI,Latifat Opoola in a press statement issued in Abuja explained that the opening ceremony is scheduled to take place on the 22nd of October 2020 while the closing ceremony is slated for Monday, 2nd November, 2020.
He said this year’s event, in compliance with the COVID-19 protocol put in place by the Presidential Task Force will only showcase indoor and virtual exhibitions, to make room for a controlled environment that will ensure social distancing.
He explained that over the years, Abuja International Trade Fair has been an amazing trade platform for international and domestic industry professionals, leading brands and SMEs to come together to transact, share market insights, cutting edge technology and expertise in an interactive environment.
He said this year’s event will provide a platform for sharing of trade, investment and market opportunity as well as information.
“It will also help buyers, investors and traders to foster business relationships.
“ Also an average attendance of 100,000 visitors from both Nigeria and from over 150 countries including United Kingdom, USA, UAE, India, Malasyia, and China are expected to participate both physically and virtually, at the fair.
“ Other countries expected to participate are Saudi Arabia, Ghana, South Africa, amongst others.
“With a team of trade professionals, we are persistent in providing a conducive trading atmosphere for our exhibitors, which will lead to the strategies and tactics needed to innovate, grow and promote businesses,”he said .