Is the Northern Trade Fair losing its lustre?

Passing through: School children comprised the majority of visitors to the recent 
Northern Trade Fair PIC: LESEDI MKHUTSHWA
Passing through: School children comprised the majority of visitors to the recent Northern Trade Fair PIC: LESEDI MKHUTSHWA

FRANCISTOWN: The last few years have seen a noticeable decline in the status of the Business Botswana Northern Trade Fair (BBNTF) as a notable event that enables the private sector in the second city to engage as well come up with solutions for their respective industries.

When the business lobby group established the fair in 1994, the rationale was to provide exhibitors with a platform to actively promote their businesses and network amongst each other.

During its formative years, the fair served as a platform for quality engagement among participants from the private sector and helped them remain connected with each other. Key players in the private sector regularly featured at the event.

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