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Kuwait Expo

Kuwait Expo 2018: Knowledge Transfer Across SMEs Expo, Kuwait

Date: 06 – 10 February, 2018
Location: Kuwait International Fairground, Street 1, Mubarak Al-Abdullah, Kuwait
Organizer: National Knowledge Economy Center (NKEC)
Phone: + 965 22571326 Ext.: 203/204
Timings: Morning 9am-1pm – Afternoon 4pm-9pm

Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Amir of the State of Kuwait, Kuwait Expo 2018, welcomes the participation of knowledge based small and medium enterprises (SME’s), as well as the corporate sector, to join as exhibitors, sponsors, or visitors. Kuwait Expo 2018 is an extensive exhibition where companies showcase their business solutions, seek out franchising opportunities, and network with Kuwaiti SME entrepreneurs and business owners.

Kuwait Expo 2018 is organized by the National Knowledge Economy Center (NKEC), in partnership with the General Secretariat Supreme Council for Planning and Development (GSSCPD). Taking place on the 6th – February 2018 at the International Fairgrounds in Mishref, Kuwait.

Event Profile:

Kuwait Expo 2018 is an annual business-oriented knowledge economy flagship event targeting entrepreneurs. It is a one-stop marketplace featuring a full range of knowledge-based business opportunities and distinctive knowledge management solutions for SME’s.

Kuwait Expo 2018 is a pure business to business platform aiming to garner international know-how and local financial opportunities and partnerships. Exhibiting at Kuwait Expo 2018 brings you into direct contact with existing and new businessmen, entrepreneurs, as well as existing small and medium businesses from both public and private sectors across the industry. Taking part of Kuwait Expo 2018 will help:

  • Expand and maintain company brand
  • Build a profitable and productive network
  • Penetrate new markets and maintain a competitive advantage
  • Find new partners, agents and franchise opportunities

Exhibitors Profile:


The Kuwait Expo 2018 reaches across global markets and bring together thousands of highly qualifies entrepreneurs ready to do business. A huge array of international suppliers, partners, and franchisers present state-of-the-art innovation, technology, and knowledge based products and services, allowing entrepreneurs wider exposure to different investing opportunities and serving as a one-stop shop for all their research needs.

Benefits of Exhibiting at Kuwait Expo 2018

Kuwait Expo 2018 is a unique opportunity for businesses to increase their exposure, develop new networks, increase their profitability, and expand market share. It grants exhibitors the change to share knowledge and experiences, identifying mutual opportunities for growth and success.

1. Business-Friendly Environment

Bolstered by a total capital of KD 2 billion (USD 6.6 billion), the Kuwaiti government established a National fund for SME development to support entrepreneurs and existing SMEs. The National Fund for SME’s aims to drive economic growth through creating business friendly environments by building an inclusive, collaborative and innovative ecosystem for entrepreneurs to lay the foundation for economic opportunities in Kuwait.

2. Profitable Interaction

One-on-one access to thousands of entrepreneurs and SME’s eager to learn how your products and services can help their organization succeed in today’s competitive market.

3. The Industry’s Premier Exhibition

Kuwait Expo 2018 is the leading knowledge transfer in the GCC market, with three days of business showcases and knowledge transfer in vast sectors including oil and gas, ICT, public health, cosmetics, manufacturing, amongst others. This makes Kuwait Expo 2018 the perfect opportunity for networking and generating business leads in the region.

4. Connect

Learn how various SME’s are working together to pilot new initiatives, and plan your company’s marketing strategy to appeal to these new and emerging industry markets.

5. Build Your Network

Kuwait Expo 2018 is the perfect venue to meet the makers and movers of the industry, and to introduce them to you products and services. Capitalize on this unique opportunity to build a sophisticated business network.

Visitors Profile:

To assist the development and start-up SME’s, Kuwait Expo 2018 is dedicated to provide a comprehensive platform showcasing a wide range of international B2B opportunities, where exhibitors and prospective visitors meet to explore a win-win business collaboration.

Kuwait Expo 2018 presents a full spectrum of B2B solutions and opportunities in a wide range of sectors: oil and gas, public health, cosmetics, Information & Communications Technology, infrastructure, and manufacturing, amongst other trade support services for SME’s.

Why Should You Visit Kuwait Expo 2018?

  • Find the best offers on residential and commercial properties
  • Be updated and interact with the latest developments and insights in targeted sectors
  • Discover the latest business opportunities and new product launches locally and internationally
  • Learn the latest insights in industries showcased to get the best opportunities to refine your concepts and kick off your business.


  • 300+ Exhibitors
  • 15+ Countries
  • 1000+ Business Opportunities & Concepts
  • 70,000 Potential Attendees
  • 20,000+ entrepreneurs
  • Over USD $ 6.6 billion public fund for SMEs
  • Providing SME’s workshops

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