Back in the year 2006, Global Expo Botswana formerly known as Botswana International Trade Fair (BITF) and later, Botswana Industrial & Agricultural Fair (BIAF) was conceptualized and launched by the Government of Botswana. The main idea of Botswana's government behind organizing this trade show is to provide a business to business platform where the companies can attract foreign direct investors and expand their domestic investments. As an investment and trade center, this event promotes export of locally produced products and services like Agricultural Products, Textiles & Garments, Construction Materials, Automobiles, Electrical Goods & Appliances etc. Global Expo Botswana is gaining huge popularity because it promotes trading activities between Botswana and other countries.
Every year this exhibition is organized to encourage economic diversification and provide more opportunities to the professionals to make partnerships with domestic and international brands. By participating in this exhibition, one can expand their business networking and improve entrepreneurship and business skills. Since the inception, this exhibition has generated around 275.9 million Botswana Pula or BWP and improves the economic condition of the country. Investment forums and workshops are some of the most highlighted part of this exhibition.
Once again the organizers are providing investment opportunities to newcomers and already established companies to take part in the upcoming Global Expo Botswana, 2016. It will be held from 31st October to 3rd November 2017. at Botswana Conference & Exhibition Center, Mogoditshane Botswana Defence Force, Botswana. By participating in this exhibition, the organizations can invest on various sectors like Agriculture, Education, Energy, Financial & Business Services, Health, ICT, Manufacturing, Mining, Tourism and Transport & Logistics. The main objective of this three days trade show is to offer multiple opportunities to exhibitors and visitors to promote their business and intra-regional business exchange activities.
Exhibitors that are taking part in Global Expo Botswana, 2017 can display their Timber & Furniture, Engineering Products, Chemicals, Cosmetics, Machinery, Information Technology, Consultancy Services, Leather & Associated Technologies, Mining, Tourism, Power & Renewable Energy etc. in front of the final decision makers. As the most prestigious media agencies will be covering this event, the exhibiting brands will get immense popularity worldwide. Being a single platform for the buyers and sellers meet, every year this event witnesses huge participation of exhibitors from mining, tourism, engineering, construction and agricultural sectors.
Visitors like business executives, distributors, government procurement agencies, international buyers, retailers, importers, wholesalers, traders and agents are going to attend Global Expo Botswana, 2016 as it is the major trade and investment platform. By attending this event, the visitors can grab the opportunities to do business in Africa's fastest growing economies as well as the Southern African region.