A total of 250 companies from within and beyond Nigeria are expected to attend the 44th edition of the Kano International Trade Fair, which will take place from November 25th to December 9th, 2023.
According to The Punch, the President of the Kano Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, Alhaji Garba Imam, revealed the information on Tuesday during a briefing to reporters regarding the extent of the event’s current preparations.
According to him, foreign companies are anticipated from Indonesia, Pakistan, India, Egypt, Chad, Cameroun, and Niger Republic, among other countries.
He claimed that more than 2.5 million people are anticipated to attend the trade show, which Governor Abba Yusuf is expected to officially open.
He pointed out that sufficient facilities and security had been provided by the chamber to protect the lives and belongings of Trade Fair attendees and participants.
“The Council has started making contact and advocacy visits to all categories of participants and partners of the Trade Fair as part of the strategy to achieve these arrangements.
“The National Assembly, Federal and State MDAS, Aspira, banks and other financial institutions, foreign missions and embassies, the Dangote Group, BUA Group, Mamuda Industries, Nigerian Ports Authority, CBN, NCC, NDIC, Lee Group, and many other stakeholders were among the major partners visited in order to mobilize quality participation at the Fair.
“We want this year’s Trade Fair to be special, so we’ve made special arrangements for exhibitions, visitor entertainment, media partner stands, and philanthropic and social organizations,” he stated.
The Trade Fair’s theme is Sustainable Development, Inclusive Growth, and Economic Diversification.
“This year’s Trade Fair is meant to be unique because special arrangements have been made for exhibitions, visitor entertainment, media partner stands, and philanthropic and social organizations,” Imam continued.
He gave his word that KACCIMA would continue to prioritize the growth of the Kano economy and, by extension, the Nigerian economy as a whole.