30 SEPT-3 OCTOBER: CAIRO FASHION & TEX, EGYPT
This is the biggest fashion trade show in the country, held each season and exhibiting an array of designers and ready-to-wear manufacturers. The event attracts visitors from all over the world and is an excellent networking opportunity.
4-5 October: Totally Construction East Africa, Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya
Totally Construction East Africa presents four events in one, offering methods to increase sustainability in East African construction projects with access to innovative building systems, quality control enforcement and testing techniques, and alternative technologies that can reduce construction costs by 30%. In 2016, Totally Construction East Africa will incorporate The African Cement and Concrete Summit, presented by the company, the Housing for East Africa Forum, Commercial Property Developers East Africa Briefing and Digital Construction East Africa. The event is designed to offer access to construction business opportunities with varying scope across East Africa’s high-growth and high-risk markets.
6-7 OCTOBER: AFRICA HEALTH BUSINESS SYMPOSIUM, NAIROBI, KENYA
This is the first Pan-African event of its kind focusing on healthcare financing, fostering investments and disruptive innovations in the sector, among other topics. It will be attended by key role-players in the industry from around the continent.
6-8 OCTOBER: SWAHILI INTERNATIONAL TOURISM EXPO, DAR-ES-SALAAM, TANZANIA
An annual multi-cultural event that includes exhibitions from leading companies in Zanzibar and other Tanzanian areas. It highlights tourism opportunities as well as capabilities of the region and attracts a wide range of players in the tourism and related industries.
13-16 October: Stone Town Food Festival, Zanzibar, Tanzania
The first Stone Town Food Festival will be held in Stone Town, Zanzibar, from 13 to 16 October 2016. Visitors from all over the world can enjoy a variety of cuisine from the most popular restaurants in Stone Town, a unique part of Zanzibar that’s been recognised by Unesco for its rich cultural heritage.
21-23 OCTOBER: GHANA FASHION & DESIGN WEEK, ACCRA
This globally recognised event showcases the best in Ghanaian fashion, from up-and-coming designers to industry heavyweights. There’ll also be activities focusing on the business side of fashion, aimed at supporting the local industry.
29 October: FNB Lusaka Whiskey Show, Radisson Blu, Lusaka, Zambia
Experience an array of high-end whiskey at the FNB Lusaka Whiskey Show, along with food prepared by a celebrity chef and whiskey masterclasses for select clientele. Whiskey houses will also be there, and attendees can look forward to relaxing in Distell’s Amarula Lounge.