21st Addis Chamber International Trade Fair (February 23 - March 1, 2017)

General information about ACITF
Addis Chamber International Trade Fair is the Country’s only International Business-to-Business Exhibition whose main focus is on Industrial, Agricultural and Services Sectors. Its beginning dates as far back as April 1995, the time the first Addis Chamber International Trade Fair under the Motto: “Development through Partnership” was held. Since that time on, the Chamber has organized 20 International Trade Fairs colorfully and with the involvement and participation of a number of public and private stakeholders. The 21st ACITF is no exception to the hitherto organized International Trade Fairs.
Why Addis Chamber International Trade Fair?

  • Attract  foreign direct investment (FDI);
  • Promote joint venture opportunities between Ethiopian citizens and foreign investors;
  • Stimulate a culture of entrepreneurship locally;
  • Promote exports of locally produced goods;
  • Promote access to Ethiopian market for international exhibitors;

Addis Chamber International Trade Fair Services

  • Free of charge provision of appropriate quality and quantity of tables, chairs and spotlights, besides inclusion of the cost of construction of booth and the company’s name inclusion in the rental fee.
  • Secretarial Services (  computer  typing pool backed up by copying machines at a reasonable service charge )
  • Communication Services ( Telephone, fax, and e-mail  at payments commensurate with the rate of the Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation)
  • Promotional campaign using different media
  • Free listing of exhibits and exhibitors in the exhibition magazine
  • Regular stand cleaning
  • On-site security
  • Visa application assistance
  • Electricity power supply at the fair ground ( single –phase 220-240 volts, 50HZ; three phase 380volts,50HZ)

Application Procedure

  • Fill out the enclosed Application Form. Check the space you want to reserve, sign, and seal and return the application form with full or 50% advance payment to the Department of Trade and Investment Promotion of Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations.
  • Effect payment in cash or Transfer the payment to the Addis Chamber International Trade Fair,   Dashen Bank, Andinet Branch, and Current Account No. 9710019 SWIFT CODE: DASHETAA, and Fax the transfer slip to the Addis Chamber International Trade Fair Department.

 
Allocation of Stands
 Stands will be allocated on first-come and first-served basis.
·         In-door space: A single stand has an area of 3x3=9sq. m., which is the minimum allocable space. Additional space can be allocated in multiples of 3(12, 15, 18,) square Meter
·         Out-door space: No minimum area has been set for out door space. It will be handled in accordance with a common agreement to be concluded between the participants and the organizer in a manner that will maximize best utilization of space
 
Payment of Fees
Despite the necessity for an exhibiter to effect the total fee upon registration, full payment of registration fee, 50% of space rent and advertisement fee can, however, be paid until November 2016. The remaining 50% should be paid before December 2016.
Applicants are requested to make their payments before the dead-line and upon confirmation of receipt of the application form by the organizer. One of the following ways is applicable:

  • Cash Payment to Addis Chamber International Trade Fair
  • Bank Transfer to Dashen Bank, Andinet Branch, Current Account No. 9710019, Swift Code:DASHETAA  and Fax the transfer receipt

NOTE that all bank transfer charges and taxes will be covered by the Exhibitor and the contract shall be cancelled and no refund shall be made if the applicant cancels his/her participation for any reason     whatsoever, after submitting his/her application.
 
Activity Program
 

No.

Activity

Deadline

1.

Submission of application forms and Payment

Full or 50% payment upon Registration

2.

Final Payment of Fees

Before December 2016

3.

Arrival of exhibits:(The Concerned)
A. Djibouti Port
B. Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

 
January 2017
At least Two days before the opening

4.

Stands Take-over

February 21-22, 2017

5.

Official Opening

February 23,2017 at 2:00 P.M

6.

Fair open to the general public

February 23 - March 1, 2017

7.

Clearing Stand

March 2 , 2017

 
For All your purposive correspondence Please use theses Addresses:
Tel. Office 251 11 5 504647/48/ 251 11 5154444   Mob. 251 911 212179
Fax 251 11 5 504649/511479          P.O. Box 2458 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Our Sponsors

Our Visitors since February 2016

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Contact us

Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations, Trade and Investment Promotion Department

+ 251115 504647/48 OR +251911 212179

Fax: +251 11 550 4649

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