African Food & Products Exhibition 2018
Annual Bilateral Exhibition & Conference organized by the Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce
The 2nd African Food and Products Conference and Exhibition themed ‘Non-Oil Exports: Scaling Up Productivity to Meet Global Demand’ was designed to promote the development of trade, commerce, investment and industrial technological relationships between the public and private sectors of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the United States of America. The 2-Day event will witness the presence of industry expert speakers, Market leaders, Analysts and research professionals across the non-oil export value chain to the Conference and will have in attendance His Excellency, The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, GCON, Federal Ministers, State Governors, US Ambassador to Nigeria, CEOs of leading Nigerian and multinational firms, Captains of Industries, Private Sector Investors, agencies of The United States Mission etc.
The exclusive Event Patronage from the United States Embassy in Abuja and the Consulate in Lagos, Nigeria enables national attendance of the U.S Community in Nigeria.
The AFPE 2018 will attract SMEs, Start-up business owners, MSMEs, International & local suppliers & distributors of food & beverage products, chain stores, independent sellers, key decision and policy makers from leading Nigerian, African and American companies showcasing their service offerings to the Nigerian public, with a view to further project their brand, increase export sales by maximizing the benefits of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).
In 2017, the Event had over 1500 attendees from within Nigeria, Africa and the United States and it produced about N185 million in actual and projected sales for the companies that exhibited. This year, over the 2-day period of the Event we expect to attract over 2,500 attendees from across Nigeria and the United States, 120 Exhibitors & Brands from around the world, over 40 food and products ranges and over N200,000,000 in projected international deals and sales thus presenting a viable opportunity for exhibiting companies to grow their sales, showcase their products to a target audience and strike million dollars international deals.