Boost your African business by offering knowledge and expertise to your clients!


We have an amazing experience for you to experience Africa first-hand:

  • Pre-scheduled meetings with leading products and services who match your profile
  • Networking events and seminars during the expo
  • Educational fam trip to discover new products and immerse yourself in the culture of the region
Our 2017 Hosted Buyers experienced elements of City, Coast and Safari depending on their preferences and suitability for their markets:
Nairobi, Mara, Amboseli, Tsavo, Chyulu Hills, Samburu, Mount Kenya, Ol Pajeta, Laikipia, Rusinga Island, Diani, Mombasa, Malindi, Watamu
Please guide us on the areas you are most interested to see.
Expo: 03 – 05 Oct 2018

Fam trip: 28 Sep 2018 – 02 Oct 2018

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)

“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)

“Thank you for inviting Walthers as a hosted buyer for MKTE. It was truly an amazing experience and I can now confidently sell East Africa to our clients as I now have a better understanding on how things work.” Walthers (South Africa)

“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)

““I had an amazing trip to Kenya and appreciate all the efforts made by the On Show team to make it so productive for the buyers.” SITA Tours (USA)

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

“Thank you for an amazing fam trip. I did not expect that Kenya will leave so many experiences in me. We had an amazing group of 5 guys. As far as business, I have arranged with more than 20 hotels to cooperate. We have our first 20 bookings. Good Job!” Firo-tour (Czech Republic)

“We have certainly benefited from the expo. We have found some good beach resorts in the Kenyan coast which we have already contracted. Also we have met a good safari DMC with whom we will work in the future.” Nandan Porob – Chimaya Holidays (Dubai)

“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)

“It was a great move for KTB to engage the experts to run the show . That is the sense of responsibility and willingness to learn from others. MKTE 2017 has shocked the world. The show is becoming a great platform for East, Southern Africa, Africa and soon the World tourism platform in East Africa. Well done KTB, well done to the Kenyans, well done the Organising team!” Tanzania Travel & Safari Company (Tanzania)

“I totally fell in love with Kenya and its people. MKTE was a great opportunity to meet a wide range of suppliers” Native Escapes (Australia)

“The show was well organised, The broad variety of suppliers was excellent. All staff were very responsive, helpful and professional. The event exceeded my expectations. Thank you for a job well done.” Professional Travel Consultants (USA)


Places are limited and fill up fast, so please register early to be part of our 2018 programme  

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