The annual Nairobi International Trade Fair was this year held from 30th September to 6th October 2019. The trade fair attracted over 500 exhibitors from all over the world, who came to display their products and services. The event was also attended by thousands of people who came to learn more about emerging technologies in various industries, visit stands for various establishments as well as to have fun.
The colourful week event was officially opened by the ASK Patron, His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday 2nd October 2019. During the opening ceremony, the KWFT Managing Director Mr. Mwangi Githaiga was awarded the Life Governor Award by the President. This award was given to Mr. Mwangi for supporting agribusiness initiatives, which are aimed at ensuring food security at the National level and poverty eradication.
On Thursday 3rd October 2019, the show was graced by His Excellency the Deputy President, Dr. William Samoei Ruto. He was hosted at the KWFT stand by GM Marketing, Communications and Innovation, Juliana Wanjiru, GM Nairobi Zone, Charity Kabiru, Senior Manager- Product Sales - Agribusiness, Albert Bundi and the Nairobi Zone Regional Managers.
KWFT was recognized for its excellence in the following categories:
- Best Stand in Current Show Theme Interpretation – Position 1
- Best Microfinance Institution Stand – Position 1
KWFT stood out with an impressive stand which was strategically located along the main street of the showground. The stand also had a demo farm and various agri-assets on display. Some of the assets on display were two tractors, a pickup, a mini milk dispensing machine and a milking machine.
KWFT appreciates everyone who visited the Institution’s stand and remains committed to transforming lives.