agrofood & plastprintpack Nigeria 2017 closes on a very positive note
1,958 visitors from all over Nigeria discussed their business with 110 exhibitors from 20 countries
High satisfaction ratings on the part of the exhibitors
Mind the new date: 27-29 March 2018!
This 3rd International Trade Show on Agriculture, Food, Beverage & Packaging enabled thousands of business meetings between professionals from all over Nigeria and global technology leaders and solution providers.
It was the biggest ever show in the Landmark Centre and the first to fill both halls. Organized by the German trade fair specialists fairtrade, agrofood Nigeria 2017 took place in conjunction with plastprintpack Nigeria on 28 to 30 March 2017 at the Landmark Centre in Lagos.
Great speakers, French live bakery demos, the VDMA Symposium and the record participation of the exhibitors made it an extraordinary event. This is also confirmed by high satisfaction ratings on the part of the exhibitors for agrofood & plastprintpack Nigeria 2017:
- 85% would recommend the fair
- 80% are satisfied or very satisfied with the event as a whole
- 89% are satisfied or very satisfied with the service of the organiser fairtrade
Mind the new date: 27-29 March 2018!
One of the many highlights was the "Breakfast with a French Touch under the Eiffel Tower":
Another highlight was the VDMA-Symposium on "German Technology - Tailor made for foodstuff processing & packaging".
VDMA-Symposium: Click on the images to see more impressions
And here are the first voices of the exhibitors:
Mr Andreas Krueger
Country MD West Africa – GEA West Africa
GEA is one of the largest suppliers of process technology for the food industry and for a wide range of other industries. As an international technology group, the company focuses on world-leading process solutions and components for sophisticated production processes.
We are active in Nigeria since 2012. It is an emerging market with a population of 180 million people. Our products are suitable for the Nigerian market as they help to improve the food & beverage production and energy saving.
We participate here at agrofood Nigeria 2017 to show market presence and we are satisfied with the quality of the professional visitors.
- Hon. Olabinjo Benjamin Adeyemi, Special adviser to the Governor of Lagos State on Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives
- H.E. Mr Ingo Herbert, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Lagos
- Mr Francis Widmer, Economic Counsellor, Embassy of France
- Ms Aude Roelly, Manager Subsahara Africa, adepta - French Agrofood Association
- Ms Julie Brayer Mankor, Counsellor for Agricultural Affairs in West Africa, Regional Economic Department, Embassy of France
- Mr Emmanuel Ijewere, CEO & Coordinator, Nigeria Agribusiness Group NAGB
- Prof. Pierre Pienaar, Vice President, World Packaging Organisation
- Mr Ahmed A. Omah, Editorial Director, Nigeria Packaging and Institute of Packaging Nigeria (IOPN)
- Ms Martina Claus, Head of Market Development Africa, German Engineering Federation VDMA - Food Processing & Packaging Machinery Association
- Dr Dahiru Adamu, National President, Nigerian Insitute of Food Science and Technology NIFST
- Dr Marc Lucassen, Delegate, Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria- AHK
- Mr Jagdeep Kapoor, Head of Chancery, Office of the High Commission of India
- Mr Martin März, Managing Director, fairtrade
Organized by the German trade fair specialists fairtrade, agrofood Nigeria 2017 took place in conjunction with plastprintpack Nigeria on 28 to 30 March 2017 at the Landmark Centre in Lagos.
This year, 110 exhibitors of 20 countries were represented, making it a record participation and the first ever event filling both halls of the Landmark Centre. Please see all exhibitors and products at agrofood and plastprintpack.
The exhibitors came from Austria, Benin, Brazil, China, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Italy, Kenya, Netherlands, Nigeria, Poland, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, Togo, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
The French Pavilion (powered by adepta) and the German Pavillion (supported by VDMA) left a heavy footprint.
And also Italy and China for the first time both had a remarkable presence.