This project is indeed a well packaged program that metamorphosed from a union of three-city Chambers in Anambra state coming together, championed by “the three wise men”, the three Chamber Presidents (under a name, the Association of Anambra Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture; a.k.a. “AACCIMA”) on the premise of “Strength in Unity”; recording this through a realized dream for singular economic objective, based on “unity of Purpose” for all concerned. This program is actually organized by the three-city Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture in the state located at Nnewi, Awka and Onitsha; by H.A. Ngonadi, President of NCCIMA, Chief (Hon) Ndubisi Nwobu, President of AWKACCIMA & Pharm. Uche Apakama, President of ONICCIMA respectively; of course not without the support of the Government of Anambra State, courtesy of the Honorable Commissioner for Industry, Trade and Commerce (Ifeatu Onejeme), who encouraged the three-city Chambers to think in that direction. The event, which is expected to be an annual Trade Exhibition (of an international standards and dimension) begins on Friday 13th October and ends on Wednesday 25th October, 2017. The slot as it were, fits into the NACCIMA Calendar, annually taken by the Nnewi International Auto and General Trade Fair.
The Anambra Trade Fair is expected to progressively grow in popularity and become the next destination forum for trade and business promotion in Nigeria, and indeed Sub-Saharan Africa. The AACCIMA, through the Planning Committee and Sub-committees constituted, composing men and women of integrity with vision, experience and capacity to deliver (ably headed by Mr. Don as Chairman), with the awareness of the high standards expected of an International Trade Fair, and are therefore, working assiduously and constantly strategizing to live up to this expectation in addition to the existence of the numerous world-class business merchants from Anambra, that majorly comprise of the crème of Nigeria’s top-brass and blue-chip business organizations and personalities, who are able and ready to enter into future business interactions with their counterparts all over the world.