Huge interest in 2019 fair

Huge interest in 2019 fair

By Staff Reporter THE 60th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) has attracted huge interest from both local and foreign exhibitors with space uptake hitting 100 percent. According to ZITF chair Ruth Ncube the company has availed additional space to meet demand and as per tradition the first three days will strictly be reserved for business to business trading. “Our targeted 2019 available space was taken up at 100%. Further to that we availed 5% additional space (2648m) to accommodate the overflow. 532 direct local exhibitors have booked…

Read More

ZITF golf to benefit Idai reconstruction

ZITF golf to benefit Idai reconstruction

By Daniel Chigundu THE Zimbabwe International Trade Fair Company (ZITF) says proceeds from its 2019 edition of Charity Golf Challenge will be channelled towards Cyclone Idai reconstructions efforts. Government is currently sourcing funds from various sectors of the economy including the outside world in a bid to reconstruct infrastructure that was damaged by the ravaging Cyclone Idai. The cyclone which swept across five provinces across the country with the hardest hit districts of Chimanimani and Chipinge in Manicaland experiencing severe destruction of infrastructure and livelihoods.. Some of the infrastructure in…

Read More

Companies defy economy to grace ZITF

Companies defy economy to grace ZITF

By Ndafadza Madanha DESPITE the prevailing harsh economic conditions characterised by biting foreign currency shortage, rising rate of inflation which now exceeds 60% most local companies seem to have put that on the back burner and trouped to the ZITF to make their presence felt. The companies have left no stone unturned as they race to outdo each other with eye-catching stands and pavilions that meet international standards. Amongst the local companies participating that have erected gigantic stands include Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe (IDBZ), telecommunications giant Econet, Procurement Regulatory…

Read More

All set for IBC at ZITF

All set for IBC at ZITF

By Daniel Chigundu ABOUT 800 delegates drawn from various sectors of the country’s economy are expected to converge for the annual International Business Conference (IBC) today in Hall 2 at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF). IBC which is hosted by ZITF in conjunction with the National Economic Consultative Forum (NECF) has become one of the headline side events at the trade fair. The conference brings together government and private sector under one room to discuss issues affecting the economy and possible solutions as well as opportunities that are available…

Read More