About

About

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Our Vision

To contribute significantly to the transformation of Zimbabwe into an economically thriving nation that is respected throughout the world and seen as a preferred place for trade and investment in Africa.

Mission

To build the exhibitions and events industry, and serve as a business showcase and connecting point for Bulawayo, Zimbabwe and beyond.

Our Values

Professionalism, Teamwork, Passion, Innovation.

Quality Policy Statement

The Zimbabwe International Trade Fair Company (ZITF Company) is in the Exhibitions and Events Industry and its vision is to contribute significantly to the transformation of Zimbabwe into an economically thriving nation that is respected throughout the world and seen as a preferred place for trade and investment in Africa.
Top management will achieve this through:

  • Consideration of context of the organisation and aligning the Quality Management System (QMS) with the strategic direction of ZITF Company.
  • Having greater accountability and involvement in the organisation’s management system.
  • Risk-Based Thinking and Opportunities Management in the Planning, Operation and Control of all processes.
  • Focusing on Quality Objectives and how to achieve them as well as review them for continued suitability.
  • Maintenance and Retention of documented information of all processes that are performed within ZITF Company as well as those performed by interested parties.

ZITF Company undertakes to:

  • Bring together a diverse audience to promote trade and investment in the country, offer stand building, venue hire and business consultancy services.
  • Achieve strong regional and international participation in business events as a means to grow the Africa market and strengthen perceptions of Zimbabwe as a place to do business.
  • Be seen by private businesses as a key platform for building their markets and empowering their success.
  • To achieve consistency in growth and sustainability.
  • To communicate this policy to all employees, and interested parties to ensure continued suitability.

Executive Leadership shall review this quality policy during management review meetings for suitability.

Global

Accredited by regional and inernational professional bodies

Diverse

Exhibitions and events covering the entire economic landscape

Adaptable

Our event solutions are customisable to a variety of needs

Facts about ZITF

  • The ZITF Company is a holding company that has other business units offering standbuilding, event management and consultancy as well as venue hire services
  • The Company is headquartered at the Zimbabwe International Exhibition Centre in Bulawayo Zimbabwe
  • The ZITF Company is a major economic player in Bulawayo alongside the likes of NRZ, Edgars, NTS among other companies.

History of  ZITF

The ZITF Company was founded in 1986, as a non- profit, limited liability private company, the ZITF Company’s vision is to be the world’s first choice in offering innovative opportunities for social and business interaction.  The vision aligns with the company’s thrust to constantly reinvent itself with novel event management techniques to generate maximum benefit for our clients.

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Our future-oriented thinking, coupled with zeal to provide a unique and productive event experience, allows us to set new trends within the exhibition industry.

ZITF Company has been a member of UFI (The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry) since 1982.  The company is also an affiliate Member of IAEM – a USA-based exhibition association affiliated to UFI. Regionally, the company is a member of EXSA (The Exhibition Association of Southern Africa) and AAXO (Association of African Exhibition Organisers), both of which have very few members outside South Africa.

In addition, ZITF Company exhibitions are endorsed by key stakeholders such as, the Government of Zimbabwe, Bulawayo Agricultural Society, City of Bulawayo, Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries, Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce, Zimbabwe Investment Authority, Zimtrade, Zimbabwe Tourism Authority, Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe and Zimbabwe School of Mines.