BRINGING AFRICA, INDIAN OCEAN & THE MIDDLE EAST TO YOU

WHY SHOULD I ATTEND AS A BUYER?

  • One-on-one, face-to-face 15-minute virtual meetings with exhibitors (can extend to 30 minutes)
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  • Access to African, Indian Ocean Islands and United Arab Emirates property & service providers including:
    • Accommodation
    • Experiences
    • Inbound operators
  • You are in complete control of your availability for meetings
  • The same easy to use platform, no additional software required
  • OurAfrica.Travel is free & designed to accommodate meetings during your office hours, as much as possible, in your time zone.
  • Africa, Indian Ocean Islands and United Arab Emirates come to YOU – completely at your convenience
  • No travel costs & environmentally friendly / carbon neutral
  • Ability to communicate & network via chat function
  • Social stream for sharing of information
  • Nominate a cause – support to give back
  • Stunning accommodation Prizes to be won!

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Liked the variety of exhibitors from all over Africa and the easily navigable platform / Timing displays sometime show times in CAT, sometime in the user’s time zone – would be great if the timings could be standardized to show the user’s time zone at all times

Paul Papineau

Loved an opportunity to meet with smaller/niche suppliers and uncover “hidden gems”. I also loved the time flexibility (opportunity to block off time slots that didn’t work). I also loved being able to schedule my own meetings vs. being assigned suppliers and time slots. I think the process was extremely easy, seamless, and well thought-out

Inga Kalinichenko-Cenatiempo

Loved everything about OurAfrica.Travel! To be able to stay connected and learn was just awesome! Thank you SO much!!!

Gail Woloz

I liked that there was new product that you don’t always see at the shows in person. Probably due to the high cost to attend. I didn’t like that I could not see the other’s contact information and had to ask for it in the chat.

Kylan Falk

I thought it was an excellent virtual event – it allowed buyers and exhibitors to select who they met with which was really helpful.

Charlotte

The video meetings worked flawlessly for me – that was great.

Stephanie Rudolph

The flexible schedule made it possible to attend even with limitations. All but one supplier made the scheduled appointments and, although 15 minutes is fast, it’s a good time to make things front of mind. It would be nice if you could download a pdf with the suppliers and their descriptions. Maybe that was possible and I missed it.

Sari Gartner

the flexibility to choose the appointments yourself and not having a requirement of a minimum number of appointments, so the value of the selected meetings was very high

Rene Roseburg

Fantastic Exhibitors, very professional, prompt had great products and very prompt in sending their products the very next day , though they had meetings for the week . Great choice of exhibitors

Seemaa Makhija

Very easy platform; maybe 20 minute meetings to add a little time, felt a little rushed at times since we had not spoken to suppliers for some time.

Jessica Oballo

I liked the ease of scheduling meetings and the video meeting platform. However, it was difficult to coordinate schedules in different time zones, for instance, I received many meeting requests for times that were impossible for me to accept (12 a.m., 2:30 a.m.). Also, I would have liked to have had access to the people’s emails I was meeting with in advance.

Liz Boudreau

Congratulations!! the trade show was spectacular with good suppliers and the news of the continent Africa.

Daniel Gozalo

I found the meetings to be very productive and informative. Time well spent! It was an opportunity to meet with new suppliers and re -engage with existing partners.

Mary Ann Ramsey

Loved how many people were presenting, a really amazing range. I found elements of the platform hard, like certain people in the message tool who when I could not find who they were exhibiting with- eventually there was a way to click through and see who they were but it seemed so sensitive and it took me ages

Dervla Pinto

Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.

― Ibn Battuta