Why apply to join the hosting programme?

  • Meet over 200 exhibitors from around the continent
  • Build and nurture new partnerships at the expo
  • Discover a new understanding of Africa
  • Enjoy authentic travel on our Kenya fam trips
  • Inspire your clients with new and unique experiences
  • Boost your business

You can choose your fam trip according to what your clients need.
Our fam trips highlight exciting parts of Kenya including:
Nairobi, Mara, Amboseli, Tsavo, Chyulu Hills, Samburu, Mount Kenya, Ol Pajeta, Laikipia, Rusinga Island, Diani, Mombasa, Malindi and Watamu.


Fam trip: 27 September 2019 – 01 October 2019

Expo: 02 – 04 October 2019

What is included?

  • 50% of your international air fare is reimbursed*
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in Nairobi during the expo
  • Hosted pre-show fam trip in Kenya including transfers, accommodation and meals during your stay


“It was an incredible fam trip and just amazing to experience some of the wonderful highlights Kenya has to offer – it certainly makes the desk job easier when speaking with clients! The MKTE exhibition was excellent and I really enjoyed meeting with lots of useful suppliers.” Africa Travels (UK)

“This exhibition was one of the best organised shows that I have ever attended. Thank you very much.”
“Great organisation, Really valuable Fam Trip.” Farscape (France)

“It was a great show and I will definitely be back in the next couple years! Great show and great destination. I am already working on our strategy for Kenya and this will hopefully prove to be successful with our agents and clients.” SA Sports Tours (South Africa)

“So many people have contributed in so many ways to turn this event into a smooth running meeting with many very interesting presentations and a very good atmosphere for discussion and networking. I owe much gratitude to MKTE & KTB for selecting Nairobi as the venue, to the MKTE Team for giving structure to the program and for organizing it. The FAM trips, our stay & transfers, Gala Dinner and all arrangements were perfect in every order. Looking forward to have long term business relationships.” YES Team (India)

“I loved my time at MKTE and found it incredibly beneficial! I met so many new people, saw old faces and re-established contacts, and had the most divine fam trip with Governors! Thank you for the opportunity to attend, it was wonderful and I just love Kenya and her people. I would like to pass my highest compliments to the MKTE crew on the ground in Nairobi – each and every one of you were friendly, available, accommodating, informative and I felt like nothing was too much trouble and I was amazed how you knew all our names too!” Pulse Africa (South Africa)

“The show was so amazing! I already have made more bookings for the destination.” Go Explore (Uganda)

“A wonderful visit – really was great to be able to experience Kenya and now able to do more qualified comparison with South Africa.” The Travel & Cruise Company (Australia)

“After an amazing time in Kenya, plenty of new contacts and very interesting meetings and after worktime, only a couple of words to say Thank you.” Descubre Viajes (Spain)

“The quality of exhibitors were superb, I had very productive meetings. Thank you!” Air Tours Club (Poland)

“MKTE is an excellent platform to forge new partnerships and share creative ideas for incentive programs to benefit, ultimately my corporate clients and the end users. I believe the MKTE show will only continue to be better and bigger in the years to come, with every one of its organisers, exhibitors and buyers working together to promote Kenya as a world class destination with stunning visitation values! Thank you for this opportunity.” La Global Travel (Malaysia)



Register early to be part of our 2019 programme. Places are limited.

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