FIHAV Havana International Trade Fair November 2015



FIHAV Havana International Trade Fair November 2015

The FIHAV is the annual international trade fair held at the ExpoCuba Exhibition Complex in Havana every November. The 33rd edition of FIHAV will take place from November 2, 2015 – November 7, 2015  at the Expocuba fairground in Havana. In 2014, approximately 82 countries attended FIHAV.

If you are planning on doing business in Cuba, you should not miss attending FIHAV Havana. Attendance at FIHAV trade fair is not optional, it is a prerequisite for those who wish to expand into the Cuban market or startup a business in Cuba. The fair targets international business people. This is the most important trade fair in Cuba – with more than 82 countries participating. Booth spaces can be arranged with the embassy of your country. Contact your embassy for pavilion information. Industry sectors include the following categories:

  • Automotive
  • Chemicals
  • Agriculture and Processed Foods
  • Fish and Seafood
  • Ocean Technologies
  • Wine, Beer and Spirits
  • Consumer Products
  • Defence and Security
  • Oil and Gas
  • Mining
  • Transportation
  • Education
  • Life Sciences
  • Industrial Machinery
  • Forestry and Wood Products
  • Information and Communications Technologies
  • Infrastructure
  • Sustainable Technologies

Considering the timing of the recent changes in the Cuba-US relationship, it is expected that many American companies will certainly attend this year’s trade fair in Havana.  American corporations will increase the competition among nations already established on the Island.

There are many reasons to attend FIHAV Havana this year.  For other countries, it has been a proven entry strategy into Cuba.  Cuba is currently a nation with very little advertising and effective publicity.  Cuban buyers consider attendance at FIHAV a part of the pre-selection process.  Exhibiting at your country’s pavilion establishes both brand reputation and a level of endorsement among Cuban business interests.  Exhibiting at FIHAV has been a proven growth strategy for international companies in Cuba. A business presence at FIHAV can result in finalized sales contracts for corporations in sometimes as little as 6 to 12 months.

Cuba has immense market potential.  Acting quickly will ensure your business has access to these markets in Cuba.

It is time to act quickly to establish your business presence in Cuba.   The FIHAV Havana International Trade Fair in Havana will be at the ExpoCuba Exhibition Complex located on Avenue 17 between 174 and 184 Siboney in Havana, Cuba.  Read more about FIHAV Havana on the official website here. (Spanish and English).

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