Propak West Africa ushers in new decade with biggest show yet

Last year Propak West Africa held its most successful edition to date.

An impressive 89 per cent of exhibitors said they achieved their goals at the exhibition, and as a result 82 per cent of them re-booked onsite.

For the new decade, the organisers, Afrocet Montgomery, are guaranteeing even more for the exhibition. September 2020 will mark the show’s 8th edition and is expected to welcome more than 5 000 key industry stakeholders and more than 200 leading industry brands as they showcase their products and services. Propak West Africa is set to grow 31 per cent in net space making the floorplan a remarkable 2 900sqm in comparison to 2 208sqm the year before.

Seminar at Propak West Africa 2019

A seminar at the 2019 edition of Propak West Arica

Brand new website and app

This year Propak West Africa has had a little makeover reflecting the growth and development of the largest packaging, plastics, food processing, labelling and print exhibition in the West African Region. Later in the year, a brand-new website will be rolled out and organisers will introduce the brand new Propak West Africa Connect App. The new app will effectively serve as a matchmaking tool for all exhibitors and visitors. All registered users will be able to pre-organise meetings with every exhibitor, visitor and speaker, as well as earmark conferences they’d like to attend and create a personal schedule to maximise their time at the event.

This year’s line-up of exhibiting brands will include Sasol as platinum sponsors for the event in addition to Atlas Copco, Beaumont Aromatic and SkySat Technologies.

Corporate sales manager, Vikash Dadhich, from SkySat Technologies when asked about Propak West Africa in 2019 says: ‘We are proud to be part of an event which is organized very well. We will be part of it always. It’s a great opportunity to showcase our products and services and meet new and existing customers.’

Growth opportunities

On the incredible development of Propak West Africa the last few years, regional director George Pearson says: ‘Every year Propak West Africa goes from strength to strength which we feel is indicative of the incredible growth opportunities we’re seeing in the market at present. Our successful re-book rate of 82 per cent in 2019 demonstrates our commitment to ensuring we deliver a valuable expo for every single one of our participants. With the new decade now here, we’re heavily investing in growing the success of the show even more with tools like our new Website and Event App which will make navigating the expo and establishing key connections among attendees that much easier. It’s going to be an exciting year for us, so stay tuned for more updates.’

Propak West Africa is the region’s largest exhibition and conference dedicated to the rapidly expanding sectors of packaging, plastics, printing and food processing. Taking place in West Africa’s economic hub; Lagos, Nigeria, the exhibition will be held between the 15 – 17 September 2020 at the Landmark Centre.

Those interested in exhibiting may contact Ben.Dale@montgomerygroup.com or at +44 (0)20 7886 3048. For local enquiries get in touch with oluseun.uyanna@montgomerygroup.com or at +234 0802 568 6535.

The expo is completely free to attend, although Visitor Registration isn’t officially open, you can register your details to keep up to date with show news on the Propak West Africa website.

 



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