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Find the best of the best, in one location.

For the second time, international and regional buyers will have the opportunity to travel to one location in Africa to meet the leading social enterprises from across Africa + Middle East in craft / textiles and natural skin care.

The Trade+Impact Summit and Trade Expo will bring together social enterprises that are export-ready and experience from all regions in Africa + Middle East. Trade+Impact is an opportunity to showcase the region’s treasures on the world stage, specifically targeting sellers from two key sectors:

  • Craft / Textiles with a focus on textiles: fashion accessories, home décor, objects d’art, handwoven and hand-printed.
  • Natural Cosmetics with a focus on plant-based ingredients and products in the personal care sector such as cosmetics, skin care, perfumes, etc.

These two key sectors are in their highest demand ever globally.  Buyers – in Africa, Middle East and globally – of craft/textiles and natural cosmetics are looking more than ever for unique, differentiated, high quality, socially and environmentally conscious products from around the world.


We are excited to offer qualified buyers a complimentary package for the Summit and Trade Expo when attendance is confirmed before 30 March 2018. 

This package includes the following:

  • Arrival Service at the Airport
  • Transport from Jomo Kenyatta Airport to Movenpick Hotel 
  • Local shuttle between preferred hotels and conference site
  • 3 lunches and tea throughout the Summit (7, 8, 9 May 2018)
  • Nairobi buyer/city tour on 9 May 2018
  • Gala dinner, awards & traditional entertainment on 10 May 2018
  • Visa support services
  • Gift Bag
  • Full access to the Trade Expo

To gain access to this great package, please complete the form below and we will contact you to confirm your attendance and your complimentary package.

Want to join our collaborative global community?
Gain access to sellers and resources all year long! Join the association when you sign up for the Summit + Trade Expo, and take advantage of additional member benefits


As a buyer who has struggled with organizing trips to the many regions of Africa, it was VERY useful to have so many African companies together under one roof. This event definitely fulfills a need and will increase my purchasing power in Africa as I am sure it will for many other buyers.
— Stacey Edgar, Global Girlfriend (US Buyer)

Have some questions? Contact us or check out our Summit FAQs.