Trade show, SAITEX, to Focus on the Continent’s Import and Export Future

Updated on 30 May 2018

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Export incubator empowers black-owned SMEs to trade internationallySAITEX 2018, the three-day conference and trade show that connects exporters, leading brands and manufacturers with importers, distributors and retailers will be held 24-26 June 2018 at Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg.

The conference brings more than 36 countries to exhibit as well as buyers from around the world for three days in Johannesburg.

“But SAITEX it is more than a trade show – it is one of the few events that attracts international government officials, diplomats and business leaders to discuss trade partnerships and agreements,” said Christine Davidson, Vice President of dmg events MEA, which organises SAITEX.

“And because of the fast-moving economic changes in the region, we have ensured this established meeting place facilitates further dialogue at influencer level. This year there is a new three-day conference at SAITEX: The Trade Development Forum. Alongside it, the vast exhibition floor will be packed with a wide range of products from around the world, everything from tools, electronic goods and gadgets to appliances, textiles and toys.”

Other key subjects on the discussion agenda includes SADC country spotlights, provincial showcases and key programmes highlighted by the Gauteng government.

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