Durban Business Fair 21st Celebration
The Durban Business Fair in 2019 will mark 21 years of existence and tremendous growth in successfully creating a platform for opportunities for businesses through meaningful participation of corporates, international sister cities and government. Its success has seen it recognized as one of the leading small business Fairs in Southern Africa. The last three years have yielded tremendous growth where business lucrative connections have been born with the US market and investors. It is a platform that gives SMMEs the opportunity to showcase their quality products and services. It offer a unique opportunity to businesses to leverage on the exhibition, conversation and other promotional opportunities presented by the Fair.
The Fair has built a strong reputation as the ultimate business exhibition which uniquely brings together various stakeholders within eThekwini, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and Internationally. It is certainly the premium business gathering for any business and organization that is or is seeking to be a trendsetter within its sectors of specialty. In 2019 the Business Fair will be celebrating 21 years of continually and successfully delivering on its objectives. The standard is high and this is one of eThekwini Municipality’s greatest achievements and the Unit wants to continue supporting and growing SMMEs through such programmes.
The repositioning of the Fair has seen it adopting a new theme called “CONNECTING DURBAN BUSINESS FAIR GLOBALLY”. The aim is to enhance and positively position the brand Durban Business Fair globally, highlight positive impact of the Business Fair to eThekwini GDP, promote and showcase local businesses on global platforms and to entice local public participation and profile local success stories. As a year-long programme, the Fair will have activities, spread throughout the year, that talk to or aim to achieve the following elements that are linked to the overarching theme: –