Kenya is a vibrant and friendly country located on the horn of Africa. The nation has cosmopolitan metropolises like Nairobi and the port city of Mombasa. From the mighty, snow-capped Kilimanjaro to expansive deserts and savannahs teeming with wildlife, the nation has a wealth of natural beauty just waiting to be explored. Although it is a popular destination for photographers, filmmakers and tourists, Kenya is also home to a thriving business events industry. It is the powerhouse of the East, with international conglomerates often setting up regional headquarters in the capital of Nairobi.
What’s Happening Now
Kenya Hospitality Trade Fair & Hotel Summit East Africa
The Kenya Hospitality Trade Fair (KHTF) is East and Central Africa’s largest food and hospitality industry event and takes place from 14 to 16 May 2014. The show brings together international manufacturers, distributors, suppliers and solution providers in all sectors of the hospitality industry. The three-day event is run in conjunction with the Hotel Summit East Africa and is expected to attract over 10,000 professionals for business networking, exhibition and conferences.
Kenyatta International Convention Centre
Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) is an iconic, 30-storey edifice on the Nairobi skyline. Designed specifically for conference tourism, KICC helped pioneer Kenya’s rich meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions heritage since its official opening in 1973. It is the only building in the region with a helipad and boasts eight meeting halls and exhibition areas – the largest having a capacity over 4,000 delegates. Each conference room is fully equipped with cutting-edge technology.