Agritech Expo Zambia is a business-to-business platform for agricultural professionals, from small-scale farmers to commercial enterprises, to engage and conduct business with some of the world's leading suppliers to the agricultural industry.
From live crop trials and machinery demonstrations to technical and practical workshops for emerging farmers and VIP business lounges for commercial players, Agritech Expo is simply the only business event servicing the needs of the entire agri-value chain in Zambia and its neighbouring countries. The third edition of Agritech Expo Zambia took place from 14-16 April 2016 at the GART Research Centre in Chisamba.
The event drew more than 17 500 visitors, over 165 local and international exhibitors. 3000 plus VIP and Commercial Farmers and 120 members of the press. This included the Zambian President, H.E Mr Edgar Lungu, the Zambian and Czech Ministers of agriculture and numerous other dignitaries and agri experts.
Agritech Expo Zambia offers visitors a unique opportunity to meet some of the world's leading agricultural companies, network with agricultural professionals as well as government and union officials, gain take-home knowledge and skills from the free-to-attend technical workshops, and make informed decision on new products and farm supplies by comparing them side by side in one location. The event is useful for all those involved in the agricultural business in any way.
The machinery demonstrations are always an exciting attraction at Agritech Expo Zambia and is a great display of versatility and capability by leading machinery suppliers.
Agritech has become an internationally acclaimed event, boasting over 34 countries being represented onsite. The upcoming show will see international pavilions being created from countries such as Germany, France, UK & Zimbabwe. This will give attendees the opportunity to view and discuss products from outside their local market.
Visitors are treated to impressive sprayer demonstrations by leading industry suppliers such as John Deere, Massey Fergusson, SARO and South House. This is the ideal opportunity to learn about the features and specifications accross a variey of options.
Agritech Expo Zambia is the first agri focused event in Africa to showcase a live centre pivot as part of the show. This will give commercial farming professionals the ability to see the different growth rates of various crops under centre pivot irrigation, which is an integral part of their farming practice and methods.