By Angeline Mgbele, Correspondent Abuja
The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCi) is set to host the 15th Edition of the Abuja International Trade Fair in October with the theme “Trade and Commerce Beyond Borders”. The event is billed for the Abuja Trade & Convention Centre, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, Expressway, (Airport Road), Abuja, Nigeria.
The opening ceremony is scheduled to take place on October 22, 2020 while the closing ceremony is slated for Monday,November 2,, 2020.
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.
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.
Over 500 exhibitors from within and outside Nigeria in 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 with be participating at the Fair.
Also an average attendance of 100,000 visitors from both Nigeria and from over 150 countries including United Kingdom, USA, UAE, India, Malasyia, Saudi Arabia, Ghana, South Africa and China are expected to participate both physically and virtually, at the Fair.
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.