The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry held a press confrence on the prepaerations for the 6th edition of the Tradefair to be launched from the 2nd-16th February.
The Trade fair which takes place every other year is hosted at the Independence Stadium this years theme is “More Business Opportunities,More Jobs”.Along with the hundreds ofGambian owned Businesses that will be participating.We will also be hosting countries such as Pakistan,Benin,Mali,Senegal and many more.A wood exhibition will also be organised by GIEPA in collobortaion with the Ministry of Tourism to promote crafts and craft Artist of The Gambia.
The objectives of the Trade Fair are to promote the creation and growth of a sustainable green enterprise.To network local enterprise with business opportunities at an international level.To encourage joint ventures and facilitate public private partnerships,to champion the creation of private sector jobs,to promote the exportation of made in The Gambia Products,increase regional trade and highlight investment opportunities in The Gambia.
GCCI public relations manager Beatrice A. prom, who is also coordinating this year’s trade fair, congratulated their main partners in getting the fair well conducted. These, she noted, are Zenith Bank, Global Properties and RLG, adding that Netpage is the internet partner, who will be providing internet connection to all the exhibitors.She also added training will be available on internet for our members, particularly the women, to train them on the use of the internet for business purposes.164 stalls have already been taken but there are many stalls available; so they are calling on the businesses to come forward to register before it is too late.