26th Uganda International Trade Fair


The Uganda International Trade Fair, which is the largest exhibition organized in Uganda, is next year organizing the 26th Uganda International Trade Fair 2018 (Dates to be communicated) at the Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA) Show Grounds, Lugogo, and Kampala.

UGITF that takes place every year since 1992 offers an international marketing platform for multi-sectoral goods and services from within and outside the East African region. The fair that has been a consistent business partner for many companies / organisations over the past twenty five (25) years is going to run under the theme: "(To be communicated)

Uganda Manufacturers Association the organisers of the Uganda International Trade Fair wishes to invite your company/ organization for this next years exhibition that is going to feature more than 20 special events including; Seminars, Exhibition Parades, Networking Cocktails, a Gala evening among others that will provide a platform for participants to establish business contacts and exchange market information amongst themselves and with the general public.

In 2016, 1350 exhibitors from 28 countries presented their company products and services to the 201,700 Show visitors that attended the Uganda International Trade Fair. The main exhibition sectors of UGITF are; Agricultural products, food and beverages, textiles, garments and yarns, manufacturing equipment, building materials, automobiles, electrical items, chemicals and cosmetics, timber and furniture, trade services, engineering products, machinery, information technology, gift articles and handicrafts, consultancy and training among others.

Your company will benefit considerably when you participate in the Silver Jubilee Trade Fair. You will meet potential customers, business partners and promote your products or services. For registration details, please contact the UMA secretariat on 0414-221034, 414-287615 Cell phone: 0785038105, 0703552444 or email: ,

We have both indoor and outdoor exhibition space. The charges for exhibition space is as follows:

  1. Indoor space in the Exhibition Halls
    • Main Exhibition Hall 1:…………………US $ 100 per sq.metre (minimum:9 sq. metres).
    • Main Exhibition Hall 11……………...…US $ 90 per sq. metre (minimum: 9 sq. metres).
  2. Indoor space with partition stands on cement screed/terrazzo floor ………US $ 100 per sq. metre (minimum: 9sq.metres)
  3. Indoor bare space ……………………………US $ 85 per sq.(minimum: 30 sq.metre)
  4. Outdoor space (Bare Ground)……….US $ 1200 per 30 sq. metre (minimum: 30 sq. metres)
  5. Outdoor paved area………………….US $ 40 per sq. metres (minimum: 25 sq. metres)

The cost of space is exclusive of 18% VAT.



Additional Info

  • Start Date: Wed,03 Oct 2018
  • End Date: Wed,10 Oct 2018
  • Venue: Lugogo Showgrounds

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Industry Contribution To GDP21%


Electricity Consumption 66%

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