Aviation Africa 2017 to Attract Global and African Players
Aviation Africa, which will take place at Radisson Blu Hotel and Convention Centre Kigali, Rwanda on 22-23 February 2017, has already confirmed 6 major sponsors from 5 countries with more signing up soon.
According to the organizers of the event, the Host Sponsor will be Nexus from Saudi Arabia. Silver sponsors are Rolls Royce from the UK, AVIC from China and SP Aviation from Rwanda. Bronze sponsors are Airbus from France and Ecobank from Rwanda.
These sponsors will join a host of international and African names in the exhibition hall including Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp, Gulfstream, Lufthansa Technik, MTU Maintenance, RwandAir and Ethiopian Airlines.
The two-day conference and exhibition expects to attract up to 500 delegates from across Africa and the globe. To date the event has registered 300 attendees from 42 countries, 25 of which are African.
This will be the first major aviation event in East Africa to bring together the global aviation industry with the growing pan-African aviation market.
The Government of Rwanda is supporting Aviation Africa 2017 in a big way with the Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority, RwandAir, Rwanda Ministry of Defence and the Rwanda Development Board all working with the organisers to invite key counterparts from across the continent.