Intra-African Trade Fair | Intra-African Trade Fair



  • Intra-African

    Virtual Trade Fair

Connecting African Markets

Meet and transact with thousands of the continent's top business leaders and government officials.

Visit Virtual IATF conveniently from your home or office computer.

  • No travel.
  • No hotels.
  • No ‘out of office’ expenses.

The Virtual Intra-African Trade Fair is an online platform for buyers and sellers to meet, exchange trade and market information and show case their products and capabilities to new markets. The Virtual Trade Fair (VTF) mimics the inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) that took place in Cairo, Egypt in December 2018, and it continues beyond where the physical trade fair concludes.

Visitor Experience

IATF Virtual provides Visitors unable to attend the event in person, a dynamic, convenient and cost-efficient way to visit the IATF, network with exhibitors to identify investment and business opportunities and source products. In real time during the event. And for a sustained period after the event.

Registration is free.

Visitor Features:

  • Participate in the full program of live Speaker simulcasts and watch all missed speaker presentations on demand
  • Visit exhibitors at their virtual booths and engage via live text, audio, group and one-on-one chat. Visitors in different time zones can leave a message for exhibitors to contact them.
  • Use an ‘electronic briefcase’ to collect brochures and other exhibitor collateral and share with colleagues via email
  • Networking Lounge - Reach out to relevant business contacts, initiate private conversations and join special interest groups
  • Access country and trade information from the Resource Center
  • Engage intra-African trade experts, who will share their expertise on various aspects of trade and export/import finance
  • Receive relevant news, event and opportunity updates
  • Get dedicated assistance from the Help Desk

Intra-African Trade Fair

Exhibitor Experience

IATF Virtual is an innovative and cost-effective platform that allows you to promote your business, inform and educate, and to sell your products and services to a sizeable audience of key decision-makers from around the world.

Expand your reach into African markets, increase your visibility and make vital connections from your virtual exhibitor booth. Your virtual presence allows you to meet attendees, answer questions and pursue deals in real time.

In addition to enabling you to connect with thousands of prospects and buyers, the system allows you to track every lead, interaction and inquiry, making follow-ups easier and more convenient

Virtual Exhibitor Benefits:

  1. A virtual booth – created, branded and customized to your specific preferences allowing you to showcase your products and services and/projects. Platform visitors can explore your booth and you can chat with them in real time.
  2. Five targeted ways to connect with Buyers, Investors and Visitors:
  • Scheduled and ad hoc presentations in booths
  • Group chat at your booth
  • Private chat at your booth
  • Email and business card exchange
  • Pre- and post-event emails to attendees
  1. Meet new business contacts, invite private conversions and join special interest groups in the Networking Lounge
  2. Receive Custom Reports and extensive analytic and lead generation tools
  3. Extended promotion – Visitors, Investors and Buyers have access to your booth for one year
  4. Visit the Auditorium and participate in the full program of live Speaker simulcasts, watch speaker presentations on demand and stay ahead of the rapidly changing African business landscape
  5. Visit the Resource Center to download Country and trade information
  6. Request personal assistance from The Help Desk staffed during the show open hours and receive relevant news, event and opportunity updates

Don’t miss this opportunity to:

  • Expand your reach
  • Grow your brand awareness
  • Access untapped international markets
  • Create Loyalty and trust with current and 
    prospective customers
  • Maximize ROI
  • Facilitate industry relationships

Save Money and Resources:

  • No travel times
  • NO employee costs
  • NO accommodation or meals expenses
  • NO closed production losses
  • NO shipping fees
  • NO extra booth or service fees
  • Low initial investment