Calabar Internation Trade Fair 2017

The biggest International Trade Fair in West Africa

The 10,000 vendor Calabar international Trade Fair is an annual trade fair focused on developing local content by creating cross border synergies through commerce, trade and access to markets. It takes places at Africa’s biggest business and leisure resort – Tinapa.

The Calabar International Trade Fair project is a consortium led by CLIQIT in partnership with the Cross River State Government of Nigeria to develop local content by establishing cross border synergies. The week long 10,000 vendor project, consisting 2,000 vendors from Nigeria, 3,000 from the rest of Africa and 5,000 from the rest of the world, aims to empower African entrepreneurs through bridging technological gaps, developing local business strategies, championing strategic investments and creating access to markets towards developing the African continent.

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  • Registration starts 16th December, 2016. For entrepreneurs/vendors outside Nigeria, registration ends last day of May 2017 so early registration is key.
  • Early birds will get 20% off upon registration with the coupon code VC4AFRICA at checkout. JANUARY ONLY!!!


Dec 16 - 9:00 - Dec 24, 2017 - 18:00
Organizer Calabar International Trade Fair
Website Visit website
Location Tinapa
Calabar, Cross River, Nigeria
Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Africa, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Retail and wholesale, Agribusiness, Automotive, Banking, Clean technology, Computer hardware, Computer software, Construction, Creative, media and entertainment, Diversified services, E-commerce, EdTech, Education, Electronics, Financial services, Food and beverage, Healthcare, HealthTech, Insurance, Internet, Leisure and travel, Manufacturing, Mobile, Real estate, Renewable energy, Telecom, Transport and logistics, Utilities, Waste management and recycling, Water, sanitation and hygiene