Advert: Kenya Solo Exhibition in Juba South Sudan
The Export Promotion Council in conjunction with the Kenya Embassy in South Sudan and in collaboration with the Ministry of Trade, Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest), Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) and Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KNCCI) and other relevant public & private sector organizers is spearheading Kenya’s Solo Exhibition in Juba, South Sudan on November 29th - 3rd December 2011.
Now postponed to March 2012. 

Why South Sudan?

  • South Sudan is now the  new frontier for export business
  • Huge & Tremendous opportunities heavily dependent on imports.
  • Urgent need for Kenyan goods and services to access the market directly rather than through third countries.
  • A number of South Sudan Leaders lived in Kenya including Sudanese in Diaspora  during the conflict
  • Need to diversify exports to the new emerging market
  • Accessibility- both by road and by air- direct flights

Why a Solo Exhibition?

  • Country Focus-being a Kenya Week, hence country specific
  • Visibility- Presence in South Sudan will be prominently broadcast, easy recognition
  • Business to Business Workshop to provide one-on-one business interactions


  • Establish business to business linkages
  • Secure Business Deals
  • Understand the buyer requirements and emerging market  trends in the South Sudan market including competition landscape
  • Opportunities for opening distribution outlets, signing of agency and distributorship agreements and licensing arrangements

The Solo Exhibition in Juba, South Sudan shall offer excellent opportunities to Kenyan companies seeking to launch new products, enlarge, consolidate and diversify their market in South Sudan and the neighboring countries. Participating companies will also have a chance to test the market, launch new products & services, deepen and strengthen their brand and corporate awareness to the Sudanese consumers.

Target sectors:

  • Processed foods and beverages
  • Personal hygiene products
  • Beauty and health care products
  • Consumer and Household Chemicals
  • Engineering and construction services
  • Paper and paper products
  • Packaging
  • Textiles and garments
  • Crop protection and animal health products
  • Motor vehicle accessories
  • Farm inputs
  • Construction materials (iron sheets, paints, etc)
  • Dairy and meat products
  • Furniture
  • Footwear
  • Services: ICT, Medical, education, transportation, financial industry, insurance, security, hospitality, professional consultancy services etc.

Cost of Participation
Exhibitors will be expected to pay non-refundable participation commitment fee of Kshs. 150,000.00 for a 3 x 3 square metre booth as well as meet own travel, accommodation and subsistence expenses. Due to limited slots, allocation of exhibition space will be on first come first served basis.

Interested companies are invited to apply for participation in (a) Exhibition (Nov 29th – 3rd Dec 2011) and (b) Workshop (1st December 2011) by filling the event Application Forms which can be obtained from the Export Promotion Council offices at Anniversary Towers, 1st &16th Floor, University Way, or the Regional Offices in Mombasa, Eldoret and JKIA during working hours or on this website. Duly completed application forms together with requisite documents should be returned to the Head Office at the address below on or before Thursday, 10th November, 2011.

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