The Brics Africa Porfolio is a joint venture between Exhibition Management Services and South African Trade Promotions

About Exhibition Management Services

South African-based Exhibition Management Services (EMS) is one of the longest established event organisers in the country and is still the only company on the continent experienced in delivering Pan African exhibition programmes. Events to date have been established in: Botswana, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Zambia, South Africa, Angola and Zimbabwe.
With nearly 30 years networking in Africa, EMS’s databases are unique in the industry allowing for unrivalled identification, notification and participation of qualified trade visitors to their events.

About South African Trade Promotion Services (SATP)

SATP is an event development and management company that in partnership with Exhibition Management Services (Pty) Ltd (EMS) has developed the BRICS Africa Portfolio of Business Promotion products. SATP focuses on the development of innovative and practical solutions that add value and benefits to both exhibitors and visitors attending trade exhibitions.  

The BRICS Africa Portfolio comprises:

1. The BRICS Africa Export Import Forum

The BRICS Africa Export Import Forum will be co-located with Africa’s most visited trade events, the Southern African International Trade Exhibition (SAITEX) and Africa’s Big Seven (AB7) at the Gallagher Convention Centre July 15-17 this year. With 785 exhibitors and 14,659 visitors from over 50 countries to the combined events in 2011, these well- proven international trade shows provide a solid basis for further trade growth.

The Forum will present Exhibitors from BRICS and Africa countries as:
Export / import consulting services, export promotion agencies, investment agencies, export Councils and Authorities, Chambers of Commerce, communications companies and media, banking and trade finance services, credit guarantee services, customs brokers, verification and audit services and clearing agents, technology providers, training companies, relocation services, and companies involved in freight and bulk intermodal logistics - including forwarders, terminals, shipping lines, rail networks, air cargo and road transport agents and operators and courier companies.

2. The BRICS Africa Business Generator

This is a free online product-driven business matchmaking service designed to commercially  upgrade, at a single whereupon company products can be found individually by way of product/brand/keyword searches from interactive touch screen kiosks that connect trade show visitors with advertisers. Kiosks are transported to trade exhibitions throughout BRICS and African countries. This facilitates participation of companies wishing to explore a particular BRICS market without physically attending that trade show.

3. The BRICS Africa Virtual Trade Show
The BRICS Africa Virtual Trade Show 2013 is a multi sectoral conference and exhibition that combines the elements of the BA Export Import Show with the services of the Business Generator presented virtualy in cyberspace.

The platform Features:

•     Lobby and Resource Centre
•     Networking lounge
•     Conference Auditorium
•     Exhibition Centre with halls provisioned for BRICS and Africa countries