Destination Africa is a one of a kind, major, international and specialized B2B sourcing event for the textile industries in Africa capitalizing on the growing global trend to have Africa as a sourcing destination and showcasing the diversity and opportunities Africa is offering. The event promotes African made apparel, home textiles and textiles to the international and African markets. It also enhances the regional trade activities between the different African countries, capitalizing on tariff advantages and location. The event’s first edition took place on the 11th and the 12th of November 2016, at the Nile Ritz Carlton Hotel – Cairo, Egypt, with 77 manufacturers from 11 African countries that exhibited their products to 127 international buyers from major USA and EU companies.
For its second edition, Destination Africa 2017 B2B as well as the international Conference will be held at the Nile Ritz Carlton Hotel in Cairo – Egypt, on the 11th and 12th of November 2017. The 2-day event consists of 3 simultaneous activities: a regional exhibition with African country pavilions; an international conference and seminar; and last but not least networking functions. This year’s edition of Destination Africa includes 100 manufactures from 15 African countries (eg. Egypt, South Africa, Lesotho, Tunis, Morocco, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Tanzania, …etc) specialized in ready-made garments, home textiles, yarn & fabrics over a space of more than 1,000 square meters.