AOA Events announce the first international trade fair in Somaliland
AOA Event Organizers held a press conference earlier today to announce the first international Somaliland Business Fair, which will be held at Mansoor Hotel Hargiesa, Somaliland from 17th Dec to 21st Dec 2011, is the first and largest international trade event in Somaliland.
This exhibition is a showcase for manufacturer, distributors, and suppliers around Horn of Africa, representing all key sectors within Somaliland Business Fair (SBF) to expand their client base and venture into emerging markets.
SBF will serve as an ideal platform for more than 160 companies from over 20 countries to showcase 160exhibitors, attracting 10,000 trade visitors for the event. This event will be organized by AOA Event Organizers, one of the leading event organizers in the Horn of Africa.
“Somaliland Business Fair (SBF) – Is the first and only International event in Somaliland to gather all stakeholders of international SBF market under one Roof. It is therefore a global stage, where different associated business players can demonstrate their capabilities, services, products, and scientific outputs, and make them available for businesses. They can also establish new deals and business relations” said Mr. Ali Mohamed Yousuf, CEO of AOA Event Organizers.
Due to the importance and valuable impact this event will have for the country, the Somaliland Government is supporting it wholly. “I would like to urge and invite the economic sector and businessmen to participate in this international fair to reflect the real economic position of the Republic of Somaliland internationally and to keep in touch with the world through this participation which will be so effective in introducing our country to the world”, said Mr. Ali Mohamed Yousuf in his opening speech at the press conference earlier today. The press conference was also attended by Amal Ismail and Saeed Jama from AOA, the company organizing the event.
SBF Offers a unique strategic platform for buyers and sellers to conduct direct business face to face avoiding intermediaries to reach the regions market.
Somaliland has emerged as a major regional trade centre. This is mainly due to a very friendly and business like atmosphere it offers to foreign investors and products. Duties are considerably low and re-exports to neighbouring countries are either very low or exempted.