TRADE FAIR FOR THE
Mission Statement of The Gambia Incorporated Vision 2020 encompass the
transform The Gambia into a financial centre, a tourist paradise, a
trading export-oriented agricultural and manufacturing nation, thriving on
free market policies and a vibrant private sector, sustained by a
well-educated, trained, skilled, healthy, self-reliant and enterprising
population, and guaranteeing a well-balanced eco-system and a decent
standard of living for one and all, under a system of government based on
the consent of the citizenry”.
on the above statement it is obvious that only a fully developed and
sustained private sector that is responsible and responsive to the
development needs of The Gambia, can ensure the achievements of the set
objectives of Vision 2020. Thus,
the private sector becomes the engine of growth for The Gambia’s
economy, whether its potentials are developed or not.
a strategy to further develop the potentials of the private sector and
demonstrate its crucial role in The Gambia’s economy, the Gambia Chamber
of Commerce and Industry is organizing a national trade fair for The
and scope of the fair:
fair will take place at the front western angle of the Independence
Stadium, in Bakau, and the space allocated will be 6,000 square metres.
dates for the trade fair are, from November 28th to
of the fair:
· To provide business exposure to the small & medium enterprises
promote Gambian products
develop links between Gambian and international businesses;
promote the development of the private sector;
· To draw public attention to the role of the private sector; and
bring more investments to The Gambia.
It is envisaged that the trade fair will attract the Gambian public, as well as visitors from the West African sub-region, and tourists. The visitors include business people, government officials, investors, consumers, and tourists in The Gambia.
and Medium Enterprises;
and Financial Services;
will be exhibited:
Suppliers of Goods and Services;
Production, processing, and preservation and packaging Agencies;
Entrepreneurs seeking joint ventures.
is the Chamber exhibiting:
The trade fair will provide an opportunity to expose SME’s to foreign
investment opportunities. Since
it coincides with the tourist season, it can promote joint ventures
between foreign investors/tourists coming to the country with Gambian
It will create an opportunity for transfer of appropriate technology to
Gambians, in terms of production, processing, and preservation techniques.
9. Exhibition Stalls – Rental Charges for International Participants:
has been made for a total of 250 stalls, located at the Independence
line/Mobile SIM Card is provided on request
Full page: ? = $ 200.00 (black/white)
□ = $ 450.00 (coloured)
Half page: ? = $ 150.00 (black/white)
= $ 300.00 (coloured)
Total: = $ ==================
Application is only valid with accompanying payment to: National Trade Fair The Gambia, by Cheque or Bank Draft.