Why attend

5 reasons to
attend IATF2025

$43bnIn trade & investment deals 75+Exhibiting countries 1,600+Exhibitors 35,000Visitors & buyers

Make truly valuable business connections

Meaningful networking to take your business to the next level. IATF facilitates meetings and networking opportunities with major African trade actors (B2B, B2C, and B2G) and political stakeholders - all ready to make a deal. Accelerate your reach into African markets:

  • Speed face-to-face networking sessions
  • Buyers Programme
  • Online business match-making programme

Be there

Learn more about the benefits of exhibiting, as well as example packages and testimonials from satisfied exhibitors.

A unique chance to meet:

Governments from +75 countries Selected Buyers Investors Entrepreneurs Product Manufacturers

Strengthen your business with a mark of quality

Attending IATF is a true mark of quality - every attendee will be able to showcase their attendance with an official certificate of participation. Your clients will be able to recognise your credentials all year round.


A concrete opportunity for trade

IATF is the only pan-African B2B cross-sector trade fair. It's an unrivalled opportunity for African buyers and sellers to meet and explore business opportunities - and attracts investors and trade organisations from all over the world. We support you to do business and finalise deals.


Free year-round
business platform

You'll also get access to IATF Virtual, the year-round platform that allows you to track every lead, interaction and inquiry, making follow-ups easier and more convenient.


Showcasing the best of African business

IATF's attendees will see the best that Africa has to offer, courtesy of a rich and varied events programme.

IATF2025 will feature key leading African and international speakers, and a range of events dealing with African trade and investment. Look out for dedicated sessions and training workshops covering exporting, standards, and marketing.

And with Creative Africa Nexus showcasing the brightest artists in arts and crafts, film, music, and fashion, IATF2025 will also be a haven for the curious and innovative.

Don't miss your moment!