Show Date: 30th Sep – 6th Oct 2019

Theme: Promoting Innovation and Technology in Agriculture and Trade

Nairobi International Trade Fair (N.I.T.F) is the largest Trade Fair in the East African Region. It is a seven day event that runs from late September to early October every year. N.I.T.F became a Trade Fair in 2002 and now offers opportunities for regional, continental and global exhibitors to display and demonstrate their services and products. It also offers show visitors an opportunity to meet people from different countries and backgrounds, hence creating a platform for interaction and exchanging of ideas and experiences.



Currently, there are about 320 stands/plots of varying sizes and limited number of prominent sites available for erection of permanent or temporary stands.

All applications for space must be made on the official Application Form and payment for such space must accompany each application. No Booking Shall Be Deemed To Be Final Until Payment For The Allowed Space Has Been Received By The Society.

Exhibitors can sell goods in the special shopping area where stands may be rented at a fee, but orders can be taken on displayed goods for delivery after the Trade Fair.

Almost any type of articles may be sold except food and drinks, which exhibitors must obtain a permit to sell.

International exhibitors wishing to sell their wares should consult their clearing and forwarding agents on customs regulations that govern such temporary imports.

Exhibitors can download application forms here fill and submit them to Nairobi international trade fair , Trade office



2019 Exhibition Booking Form-Open Space

2019 Exhibition Booking Form-Permanent Structures

N.I.T.F Trade Classes 2019

Judging Form 2019

2019 exhibitor clearance form

NITF Bronchure




Year Exhibitors Visitors
2012 Foreign – 62 Local – 318 643,470
2013 Foreign – 81 Local – 420 660,000
2014 Foreign – 89 Local – 429 672,000
2015 Foreign -92 Local – 443 698,000



The Trade Fair has three broad sections namely: livestock and crop demonstration, manufacturers and service industry and international exhibitions.

Livestock and crop sections cover exhibitions of pedigree exotic livestock, cereals and demonstration plots for crops as well as greenhouse farming.

Local manufacturers and service industry section covers displays by local industries which range from farm machinery, farm inputs and manufacturers, banks, insurance and textiles among others.

International exhibitions sections refer to our exhibition halls where foreign companies are housed during the Trade Fair. Over eighty (80) companies from the following countries have participated at our annual Trade Fair each year in the last 2 years:

Egypt, China, Ethiopia, Burundi, Botswana, Belgium, Chile, Eritrea, Hungary, Germany, India, Iran, Mozambique, Nigeria, Romania, Tanzania, Sudan, Seychelles, South Africa, Switzerland, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Pakistan, Canada, Turkey, U.S.A And Uganda. 


Download the Exhibitor Rules and Regulations document

Download the Exhibitor contract document


2017 Schedule of Classes



Rental spaces are available at our show grounds at affordable rates. We also have facilities for short term hire. Please apply for these facilities through the tenancy application form or hire of facilities form.

Download Tenancy application form

DownloadTenancy Clearance form

Download Hire of facilities form

Download Basic Sale Form

Download Tenancy Brochure