The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) yesterday confirmed that over 500 exhibitors from within and outside Nigeria are being expected to attend the 15th Edition of the Abuja International Trade Fair in October.
The ceremony themed, “Trade and Commerce Beyond Borders” is scheduled to take place on the 22nd of October 2020.
This year’s event, in compliance with the COVID-19 protocol put in place by the federal government, will only showcase indoor and virtual exhibitions, to make room for a controlled environment that will ensure social distancing.
ACCI media officer, Latifat Opoola said the event would also 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.
According to her, ‘Over 500 exhibitors from within and outside Nigeria in all sectors of the economy including Agriculture, Manufacturing, Mining, Electricity, Oil and Gas, Tourism, Textile, Transport, Telecommunications, Financial and the Service sectors are expected 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, 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 business,” Opoola said.