Cairo International Fair (CIF) is a well-established multi-sectorial trade event that has in the last fifty one years provided a unique platform for marketing products and services. It has enabled participants from overseas to introduce new and improved technologies in Egypt and Middle East markets.
CIF’s business success is demonstrated by the increased participation of exhibitors from both the foreign and host country. CIF 2018 attracted more than 600 exhibitors from 23 countries and the number of visitors was more than one and half million. About Cairo International Fair Date of the exhibition 20th -29th March 2019 VenueCairo International Convention Center - Nasr City - Cairo (15 minutes from Cairo International Airport) Under the auspices of Ministry of Trade and Industry Sponsors Relevant ministries and government agencies, chambers of commerce and industry of Egypt and Egyptian business organizations Media Coverage CIF drives the attention of all Egyptian media, the regional and international satellite channels, Egyptian and Arab radio. Exhibitors 6 countries and many companies
Expected attendance 20 thousand businessmen and two million public visitors.
Facilities and services for exhibitors and visitors
• Banking services
• customs area for foreign exhibits during the event
• services and facilities for seminars and press conferences
• press center
• unique selling opportunities for the business and consumer for Egyptians and non-Egyptians.
• organizing tours for the pavilions' directors.
• Issuing catalogue includes the names of exhibitors.
Exhibition Sector Halls 1,2,3 National & Foreign Companies Electrical and Countries. Halls 4,5 Ceramic and sanitary ware – Furniture - Carpets CICC Parking Home appliance – Clothes – Textile Stadium Parking B2C Food Court Theatre & Kids area
A brief about Egypt Expo &
Convention Authority (ECCA)
The History of ECCA's Foundation
The exhibition industry started in Egypt in the 19th Century when Egypt
participated for the first time in Paris International Exhibition in 1867 where
khedive Ismail paid a visit to the Egyptian pavilion which gained gold, silver
and bronze medals for the good quality of its products. Also King Fouad
inaugurated the First Cairo Agro- Industrial Exhibition which took place at the
Exhibition Grounds in al Jazeera in 1897.
-The General Organization of International Exhibitions and Fairs (GOIEF) was
established in 1956 under a Presidential Decree number 323.
-EECA has become a General Authority by a Presidential Decree number 301
for the year 1966.
- EECA has become an economic Authority by a Ministerial Decree number
1039 for the year 1979.
- In 1980 GOIEF moved from the Exhibition Grounds in Al Jazeera to its current place in
-Cairo international Conference Centre was established in 1988 by the
Presidential Decree number 524 and is located in Nasr City, Cairo.
- In May 2008 the Presidential Decree number 134 was issued to merge the Cairo
International Convention and Exhibition Centre (CICC) with The General Organization of
International Exhibitions and Fairs (GOIEF) under a new name (Egypt Expo and Convention
The total space of the Fair ground is 161 acres"100 acre in the Fair Ground+ 61
acre in the Conference Centre" around 670747. sq. m.
EECA's role and activities:
1- Organizing exhibitions inside and outside Egypt. In addition to
participating in the International exhibitions.
2- Facilitating the organization of conferences, seminars and festivals
3- Coordinating with the Ministry of Trade and Industry to open new
markets for Egyptian products and maintain those in which the Egyptian
products and goods were displayed.
4- Providing licenses for organizing exhibitions inside and outside Egypt
for organizers in accordance with the regulations specified by law.
5- Supervising all the exhibitions in which the Egyptian products are
displayed in and outside Egypt.
6- Assisting and providing exhibition organizers with all the studies and
information required to ensure their success.
7- Assisting in the cultural and tourism promotion and open new channels
for investment in Egypt and Real-Estate investments, highlighting
Egypt's accomplishments in all domains.
8- Giving the opportunity to Egyptian producers to display their products,
exchange experiences with their foreign counterparts, and be updated
with the latest technologies through participating in the Cairo
International Fair and the international exhibitions organized abroad.
9- Assisting in making transactions for Egyptian products in national and
international exhibitions through organizing meetings between Egyptian
exporters and foreign importers.
10- Organizing conferences and seminars concurrent with the exhibitions
to ensure its success as one of the means of developing Egyptian
11- Providing all the facilities and services for exhibitors and visitors of the