Exhibitions Africa

Exhibitions that are of interest to African visitors. List of exhibitions held in Dubai and other major cities that attract African visitors as well as importers from Africa, wholesalers from Africa, traders in Africa who are looking for new suppliers of consumer and capital goods to meet the rising demand in the African markets.

Exhibitions and trade fairs have become important hunting ground for importers and businesses in Africa looking for suppliers to the African markets for a wide variety of goods like automotive spare parts, cosmetics, beauty products, perfumes, toiletries, paper, stationery items, tyres, used cars, security gadgets, machinery, apparel, lubricants, plastic goods, packaging machinery – to name a few. Importers in Africa, buyers in Africa are now regular visitors to international trade fairs across the world.

Africa Business Pages has shortlisted a few events and trade fairs that will be of interest for African buyers, African importers and business people.

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Nigeria confirms participation in Expo 2020 in Dubai

Nigeria has officially committed to participate in Expo 2020 to be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Nigeria joins over 150 other countries that have confirmed their participation in Expo 2020 Dubai. Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea, Lesotho, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia and Togo have already confirmed their participation in Expo 2020. The UAE which is hosting the event wants Expo 2020 to serve Africa’s interests and provide a platform for connections [...]

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First ‘Africa Live’ event builds cultural ties between the UAE and Africa

Dubai, UAE – The inaugural “Africa Live” event saw a strong turnout as it was held on the sidelines of the Dubai Chamber’s Global Business Forum on Africa 2017 on November 1 at Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah. The live entertainment event offered attendees a host of artistic and cultural activities highlighting the strong relations and cultural similarities between the UAE and Africa. During the event, a special ceremony was held to honour Kuwaiti national Ali Al Zaidi, the winner of the [...]


Dazzling Opening Ceremony of Islamic Solidarity Games – Baku 2017

The keenly-anticipated 4th Islamic Solidarity Games officially kicked off on 12th May, 2017 in Baku. The Games were officially opened by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and a spectacular ceremony at the Baku Olympic Stadium that depicted the four core values of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games. I.e Unity – Peace- Respect -and Excellence. The ceremony followed a theme of togetherness and tells a universal story of peace and hope.

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Uganda woos tourists from the Middle East

Uganda Tourism Board and Tourism Uganda’s stall at Arabian Travel Market in Dubai In order to boost its tourism income, Uganda is making efforts to promote its tourism industry internationally. As part of this plan, the country hosted a special stand at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai to showcase its tourism products in the Middle East markets. “Arabian Travel Market is an important event for us and helps us reach new markets in the Middle east region,” said Edwin [...]