…promises to showcase indigenous producers, entrepreneurs to the world.
Arrangements have been concluded for the hosting of the 2023 edition of Kogi Trade Fair from Monday 20th November to 3rd December 2023.
The theme for the Trade Fair, “MSME Value Addition and Enhancement as Catalyst For Sustainable Economic Development”, is meant to expose local producers and entrepreneurs to global market place.
According to a statement issued by Samuel Enejoh, Director General of KOCCIMA, the Trade Fair is organized by Kogi Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture KOCCIMA, in collaboration with the Nigerian Association of Small Scale Industrialists NASSI, with support from the Kogi State Government, Dangote Cement PLC; West African Ceramics, United Bank For Africa and Nigerian Shippers Council.
According to the statement, the Trade Fair would showcase made in Nigeria exportable goods.
The Trade Fair is also meant to attract investment, enable participants from corporate organizations, individual investors and manufacturers and policy makers to invest in the State economy.
The Trade Fair is expected to hold at Ultra Modern General Muhammad Buhari Civic Centre, Lokoja, .
The fair will enable producers and manufacturers of made in Nigeria products to interface, facilitate linkages with SME operators and export market operators.
The Trade Fair which promises to be a win- win situation for participants, with big players in the manufacturing and industrial sectors in Nigeria as participants, would enhance access to local foods and agricultural processors and manufacturers of made in Kogi products, even as it would draw the attention of policy makers to the promotion of indigenous goods and services in the development of SMEs for wealth creation and employment generation.
The Statement called on buyers and sellers to avail themselves the opportunity by visiting the trade fair ground, assured of a pleasurable experience of a robust and touristic sites.