22nd Addis Chamber International Trade Fair (February 22 - Februry 28, 2018)

Addis Chamber International Trade Fair is the Country’s only International Business-to-Business trade fair 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 21 International Trade Fairs colorfully with the involvement and participation of a number of public and private stakeholders. The 22nd 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 in the rental fee.
  • 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
  • Free visa application assistance
  • Electricity power supply at the fair ground (single –phase 220-240 volts, 50HZ; three phase 380volts,50HZ)

·        Additions

  • Provide Discount on hotel room charges with Chamber designated hotels.
  • Provide transport service to and from hotel to Addis Ababa Exhibition Center
  • Arrange reliable and efficient transit service with Chamber designated Transit companies.

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 exhibitor to effect the total fee upon registration, full payment of registration fee, 50% of space rent and advertisement fee can bepaid until November 2017. The remaining 50% should be paid before December 2017.
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
  •  All bank transfer charges and taxes will be covered by the Exhibitor.
  • No refund shall be made if the applicant cancels his/her participation for any reason whatsoever, after submitting his/her application.

Activity Program





Submission of application forms and Payment

Full or 50% payment upon Registration


Final Payment of Fees

Before December 2017


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

January 2018
At least Two days before the opening date


Stands Take-over

February 20-21, 2018


Official Opening

February 22,2018 at 2:00 P.M


Fair open to the general public

February 22 – February 28 , 2018


Clearing Stand

March 1st and 2nd  , 2018

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
E-mail: tradefair@addischamber.com      
             abrahamgid@yahoo.com                                                          tradefair.addischamber.com

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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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