ADDIS ABABA— THE ETHIOPIAN HERALD Newspaper 3 May 2016: Ethiopia will host East Africa’s Largest Building and Construction Trade Exhibition May 6-8, 2016 which is expected to attract exhibitors from over 22 countries and visitors from 11 African nations, the Expogroup Company announced.
Expogroup Exhibition Manager Neville Trindade said that the trade attendees will be able to choose from about 14.3 million business prospects with over 10,000 products, equipment and machinery on display.
“Over the years, we have grown to cater to the demands not just of the Ethiopian market, but of the East African region as a whole. This mega expo is the ideal forum for international players to showcase their products and services to the huge market in Africa,” the Manager added.
This year will witness 25 per cent increase in the participation of Ethiopian companies and an expansion of its exhibition area to 10,000 square meters, it was indicated.
The organizers noted that Ethiopia’s infrastructure and construction industry value is expected to be double between 2016 and 2020 that has already been a spike in the demand for building material and machinery.