Registration Form (Exhibitors) - Kenya Manufacturing Expo 2016 1st Edition

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. All exhibitors need to confirm their participation and/or their sponsorship latest by 28th October 2016.

2. To confirm participation, please complete the attached Exhibitors Registration Form and send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. of latest by 28th October 2016.

3. All payments and sponsorship negotiations will be handled by the contracting event organizing company.

4. All payments are non-refundable.

5. All potential sponsors can negotiate as to personalize the content of their sponsorship.

6. The event organizer will provide private security guards inside the EXPO to secure the exhibitors’ exhibits, the parking area and surroundings.

7. All exhibitors will need to show their exhibit’s to the private guards on 16th November morning 2016 for better monitoring.

8. All exhibitors need to finalize installing their booth/stand latest by Wednesday, 16th November 2016 at 1400H.

9. All exhibitors need to finalize dismantling their booth/stand latest by Friday, 18th November 2016 at 1600H.

10. It is a requirement that booths are NOT left unattended (at least 1 person inside) between 9 AM and 1800H.

11. All exhibitors and their staff/assistants need to carry their Exhibitor’s ID Badge at all times during the Expo.

12. Exhibitors may request for a Parking Pass for a maximum of 2 vehicles.

13. Once the Expo begins, it is recommended that exhibitors bring new exhibits to their booth between 7H30 and 10:30am or between 1600H and 1830H in order to limit traffic and lost items.

14. All exhibitors are to have their own insurance scheme prior to attending the Expo. The event organizer will not be held responsible for any incident involving the exhibitor or one/several of his/her staff member(s).

Background - Kenya Manufacturing Expo 2016 1st Edition

THEME: Growth Opportunities in Kenyan Manufacturing Sector

VENUE: COURTYARD AND COMESA GROUNDS, KICC , Nairobi Kenya

DATES: 15th to 18th November, 2016

1 Installation Day: Wednesday, 16th November, 2016
2 Exhibition Days: 17th to 18th November, 2016
1 Dismantling Day: Friday Evening, 18th November, 2016

CONTACTS Tel: 020 815531/2 Mobile: 0722 201 368/ 0734 646005


Background

The Kenya Manufacturing EXPO is intended to mobilize the commitment of the international community to the industrialization of Africa. The Ministry, in collaboration with Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) and United Nations Industrial Organisation (UNIDO) has partnered to commemorate the African Industrialisation Day and host the “Kenya Manufacturing/ Industrialization Week Expo 2016” from 16th to 18th November 2016 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC).
The Expo aims at bringing together Kenya’s Manufacturing Sector to show case its level of development, provide networking opportunities for various business persons, and promote locally manufactured products. In respect of the theme of this year’s AID, a number of financial institutions will be invited to participate.

Theme: The provisional theme for the Africa Industrialization Day this year is: Financing Industrialization in Africa: Challenges and Winning Strategies

Strategic Objective: To advance international manufacturing competitiveness for locally manufactured products by all sectors of the economy.

Other Objectives:

  • Generate leads by connecting industry stakeholders across the manufacturing supply chain
  • Create a forum for launching new products by manufacturers
  • Raise awareness of locally manufactured products and brands
  • Strengthen the Buy Kenyan Build Kenya Initiative
  • To Build data on Local Content
  • Encourage sub contracting between SMEs and Large companies
  • To develop a way forward for local manufacturers

Partners: Collaboration between the Ministry, KAM and UNIDO

Participants: SMEs, leading industry players, Allied Industries, Policy makers, manufacturers, exporters and importers, trade associations from the region, financial institutions, Government procurement entities, Universities, R & D institutions, government Ministries and Agencies, Counties, Foreign investors and the Public.

The Event: The Kenya Manufacturing/Industrialization Week Expo 2016 will be a three day event and a forerunner for the commemoration of the African Industrialization Day.It will comprise an exhibition at the KICC Court Yard, Conferences at the KICC COMESA grounds, Workshops, Business-to-Business sessions; and a competition and Awards ceremony for the best manufacturer in competing sectors.

The Programme will include the following topics:

  • Business environment and Manufacturing industry competitiveness
  • Strategies to increase local content for job creation – Manufacturers Perspective
  • Government Procurement opportunities for local manufacturers
  • Linkages between universities and industries
  • Opportunities for Manufacturers in the Region (EAC, COMESA)
  • Subcontracting for SMEs from Large industries to create opportunities and employment
  • Role of counties in improving business environment

OUTPUT: Attendees will benefit from:

  • Sourcing of locally manufactured products and locally available services
  • Discussing current issues, challenges and developments in the manufacturing industry
  • Meeting business buyers especially from the government
  • Meeting local manufacturers as suppliers
  • Exploring business growth through acquisition opportunities
  • Networking with industry peers
  • Attending industry mentorship panel discussions
  • Exploring innovations
  • Connecting with capital and financing sources
  • Understanding the Kenyan manufacturing regulatory environment

Outcome: Increasing sustainable job opportunities in the manufacturing sector

Entry: The exhibition will be open to all visitors and entrance is free.

Contacts

  • Social Security House, Block A, 17th, 23rd Floor
  • P.O. Box 30418-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Telephone: +254 20-2731531
  • Fax: +254 20-2731511
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
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