The most important business gathering in the South of Angola is on until May 17th. The fifth edition of the Benguela International Fair (FIB) takes place at the Ombaka National Stadium, in Benguela. “With a strong multi-sector component, the International Exhibition of Benguela seeks to give way to the presence and promotion of several sectors, counting with the annual participation of companies from different business areas”, according to the organization.
Conferences, debates and workshops, as well as the organization of a Cultural Festival, are included in the program. Thousands of people are expected visit Ombaka National Stadium and its around 300 exhibitors .
FIB’s intention is to help strenghten the economic and industrial potential of the South Region of Angola, as well as to attract national and international investment and support the development of the region. Benguela presetnts itself as “the 2nd largest development platform in Angola”.
“With privileged accesses to other provinces and countries, stemming from the growing development in terms of communications and connections – Lobito Corridor – from the development of the railway and the Lobito’s Port expansion, reconstruction of the main road networks, creation of the Catumbela International Airport, among others, Benguela is the gateway to a growing number of consumers located in the provinces of Benguela”, declare the promotors of FIB.