Bahrain’s Autumn Fair attracts over 159,000 visitors

      Published on Monday, 3 February , 2020      513      
Bahrain’s Autumn Fair attracts over 159,000 visitors

A total of 159,217 people visited the Autumn Fair, held at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre (BIECC) from January 23-31.

Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) CEO, Nader Al Moayyed, said that the 31st edition of the event featured an extensive variety of merchandise that was sold by over 650 exhibitors from 16 countries around the world, namely, Bahrain, China, Egypt, India, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Tunisia, Turkey, UAE, and Yemen.

Held under the patronage of the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism and Chairman of BTEA, Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani,

the fair also included specialty food stalls featuring culinary delights from around the world, alongside the variety of stalls dedicated to fashion, beauty, home décor, technology, toys, textiles and more.

Autumn Fair is one of Bahrain’s biggest and most popular events which brings together local, regional and international retailers who offer a variety of products, attracting a large number of visitors from Bahrain and abroad. This event comes in line with the BTEA’s efforts to drive the development of the tourism sector and we will continue to support such events as we also strive to further promote the kingdom’s meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (Mice) sector,” said Al Moayyed.

The Autumn Fair 2020 aims to support the development of the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (Mice) sector, one of the fundamental pillars of the BTEA’s strategy aimed at developing and strengthening the tourism sector under the slogan ‘Ours. Yours’, which contributes towards the kingdom’s economy and 2030 Economic Vision.

Category Culture, Events | 2020/02/03 latest update at 1:24 PM
Source : Trade Arabia | Photocredit : Google
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