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Make plans now to come to the Calabar International Trade Fair, and see for yourself why so many attendees consider it “the ONLY gathering place for commerce and tourism in Africa.”

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Why Attend/participate

Benefits for spectators coming to trade fair

  1. Business Insight: Attendees can gain useful economic and industry insights from the daily symposiums that can improve their businesses or livelihoods. These insights will list out opportunities at ministries and parastatals, government funding for sectors etc.
  2. Job boards will be available to recruit.
  3. Opportunity to network.
  4. Live interviews.
  5. Possibility to win CITF raffle valued at up to 10 million to be used at trade fair.
  6. Chance to be selected as brand ambassador (for models).

Spectators will win a raffle to shop at the trade fair. There will also be an online category where winners have up till March to use up vouchers.

Event Specials

  1. Opening ceremony: The event will be marked opened by heads of government and industries.
  2. Free wifi at Tinapa.
  3. Reduced rates. There will be varying degrees of discounts at the trade fair which will amount to goods being sold for as much as 80% off.
  4. Entertainment: Everyday at the event, atleast, one artist will perform. The highlight will be the clash of the DJ’s where top DJ’s from South Africa and Nigeria will go head to head.

Logistics

  • Visa processing, flight reservations, accommodation and network connectivity assistance for international vendors and attendees.
  • Free bus rides to and fro Tinapa every 30 mins daily for the duration of the event(s).

Full Event Schedule

Trade Fair/Exhibition Schedule

16th-24th December | 9:30a.m-10:00pm

Red Carpet Schedule

  • 31st December | 4:00p.m-6:00a.m next day

Schedule for symposiums will be updated soon

Exhibition Categories

Agriculture

Animal Production

Crop production

Timber


Arts

Art works

Entertainment

Make-up

Modelling


Automotive


Business Services

Armoring

Cleaning services

Security

Surveillance

Travel agencies

Waste management


Construction

Building construction

Commercial and heavy construction

Roofing


Edibles & Catering

Drinks

Food


ICT

Computer/Enterprise Softwares

PC/Mobile applications

Website Design


Manufacturing

Aeronautics

Auto

Computer

Fitness Equipment

Military Equipment

Toys


Media

Graphics Design

Internet Broadcasting

Motion Picture Production

Music Production

Print Media

Telecoms


Mining

Gem stones


Real Estate

Interior Decor


Recreation

Gambling

Golf courses

Fitness centers

Museums

Spas


Retail

Automotive

Books

Clothing

Consumer electronics

Cosmetics and beauty

Footwear

Gardening

Gifts

Home furnishing

Household

Household appliances

Jewelry

Musical instruments

Office furnishing

Office supplies

Sporting goods

Pets and pet supplies

pharmaceuticals

Toys


Transportation/frieght

Airline

Car

Deliveries/Freight/Cargo

Rentals

Towing

Key Note Speakers

Host

Governor Benedict Ayade, the Executive Governor of Cross River State

International Attendance

Do check back again for this information or request information using info@citf.ng

Floor Plan

This information is unavailable at the moment. Do check back regularly. Thank you!

What’s up?

Get Funded

Teams from Nigeria, the EU and the Americas will be present to fund businesses and companies. Find their stands in the emporiums or identify their reps as they walk through the crowd. Be sure to come to the event with your brochures and fliers. Only registered vendors (whether you sell products or services) will be funded.

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Best Vendor

There will be best vendor awards at the event, and the prizes are interesting. We will be awarding 3 vendors 15 million NGN worth of prizes in Grants, Loans and shopping experience. Go about your business and put a smile on your face knowing we will be watching! Tell a friend to tell a friend about this opportunity.

Learn How

Vendor Assistance

Because we are committed to making sure our vendors arrive and set up with ease, we are providing discount air/ground travel discounted services, unbeatable hotel deals as well as venue arrival/set up services (for ease of locating pre-assigned spaces/stalls. Be sure to request any of these services before arrival in order to beat the rush.

SEE DEALS

Raffle

4 million. Yes! Thats right, 4 million! Haven’t heard? 2 winners (online and on the ground) win shopping vouchers worth 2 million at the event. There are also smaller prizes worth hundreds of thousands to 20 other winners. Stay tuned for raffle information. SHOP TILL YOU DROP!

Discounts on Discounts

Products and services at the trade fair will sell at up to 80% off and select vendors will be participating in the discount of discounts special. Be sure to find the discount vouchers which at a CITF stand at the event. They can also be purchased online at mycliqit.com. Tell a friend!

Free Wifi Connectivity

By partnering one of Nigeria’s premier network, we are committed to help businesses take advantage of live activations online at the event(s). Connect, share and be sure to identify social media trending activities at the venue(s). Check back regularly to know which network will be providing free access at the event(s).

All Work and No Play?

Ofcourse we don’t want to be as dull as Jack. The Clash of the Jockeys event organized by No I.D is one to watch out for. Both on the Red Carpet and at the Trade Fair as Nigerian best DJ’s go head-to-head with South Africa’s best. Also watch out for you favorite celebrity performance.

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