Our concierge team is on-hand to help you secure meetings with the exhibitors most suitable for you.
Choose your time slots according to your availability and time zone.
Select which seminars, activities and sessions interest you.

EXPERTISE TO YOUR CLIENTS!

We invite you to apply now as a buyer

  • Meet over 100 African exhibitors
  • Reconnect with the travel trade and get a finger-on-the-pulse
  • Gain market insights in our changed world
  • Refresh your knowledge of East Africa
  • Inspire your clients with their African travel dreams
  • Offer your clients first-hand knowledge and expertise

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applicants should fall into one of the following categories:

  • Tour operator (focus on outbound from your country)
  • DMC (focus on outbound from your country)
  • Independent travel agent
  • Meetings, Association or Incentive buyer
  • Online booking company

If you do not think these categories apply to you, please complete the TRADE VISITOR APPLICATION.

To apply as a buyer, please complete the online application (CLOSED). and ensure that your details are captured correctly (in English only) for ease of communication moving forward.

Please complete all the required fields.

Buyer participation is free for all travel and tourism professionals who meet the categories outlined above.

We also apply these qualifications when reviewing your application:

  • Your organisation currently includes, or has future plans to include new products, partners and experiences in Africa in your brochures or tour itineraries
  • You, personally, have purchasing authority to include new products in your offering.

MKTE’s evaluation committee may request additional information to verify your application.

All information provided is reviewed confidentially and will not be shared with other parties.

 

WHAT DID OUR HOSTED BUYERS SAY ABOUT MKTE 2019?

“I felt that this was one off the best Expos, I have attended. I made some good connections that will help me grow my business to Kenya.”
Absolutely Amazing Travel, Susan Rudolph – USA

“I’m very happy for all organization and matchmaking that have helped us a lot for the networking. It was a real pleasure to attend to this event.”
World Explorer S.R.L., Corradini Simone – Italy

“I have to praise the organisation of the actual travel show–it ran like clockwork. I got to know a lot of new things about products in Kenya and all of East Africa, and now I will be able to actively promote the destination. Nothing better than personal experience.”
Prazsky Klub Tour Operator, Tereza Kminkova – Czech Republic

“Just would like to say a HUGE THANK YOU for an amazing MKTE! The show is absolutely worth coming and very well organized.  On Show did a great job!”
Amazing Africa, Mirjam Meyer  – South Africa

“Thanks for inviting us and giving us opportunity to attend the magnificent MAGICAL KENYA. The event and fam trip was amazing and very fruitful to us, we had great meetings with suppliers.”
Shree Harshil Tours, Pravin Shah – India

“I had a seamless experience and was able to make valuable connections. I also found the market presentations to be useful and interesting.”
TCS World Travel, Sarah Sievert – USA

“The exhibition was very amazing and I got a lot of product knowledge about Kenya and got good networking opportunities with all the Exhibitors. Thank you very much for your warm hospitality.”
Harshil Holidays, Pooja Desai – India

“Everything was effortless in the build up and only improved from there. The supplier spread and meetings were hugely beneficial and the show fantastically run. A massive thank you for the opportunity and for the brilliance of the entire experience. My time at MKTE and with the special people of Kenya means we will certainly be committing to sending further clients and business to Kenya.”
Satori Africa, Mark Bland – South Africa

“Magical Kenya was an amazing show and am grateful l got the opportunity to see the other side of Kenya tourism l didn’t know. Thank you so so much.”
About Africa, Amanda Lwanga – Uganda

“Thank you so very much ladies for the amazing job that you have done with my meetings.”
The Pug and Parrot Luxury Travel, Sherry Childress-Heard – USA

“Thank you for on behalf of Kahera Travels for an unforgettable experience, the organization was impeccable.”
Kahera Travels, Sam Nshosha – Nigeria

 

BUYER APPLICATIONS ARE CLOSED 

Register early to be part of our 2021 programme. Places are limited for each market.

For compliments or queries, please contact buyer@mkte.co.ke

 

 

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