FIATA World Congress

September 27, 2019

FIATA World Congress: Exciting Event in Cape Town for Freight Forwarders

If you have not registered for theFIATA World Congressto be hosted in Cape Town from 1-5 October 2019, do so immediately. It is the most exciting event for freight forwarders and logistics providers in the world.

Who is FIATA?

The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations – the largest non-governmental association of its kind. The association represents more than 4000 players in the industry in over 150 countries.

Who hosts the FIATA World Congress?

FIATA and the South African Association of Freight Forwarders (SAAFF) host this year’s World Congress in South Africa.

How many participants and exhibitors can you expect?

A whopping 1200 participants and 60 exhibitors have already registered for the 2019 FIATA World Congress.

How many hours of networking are available?

With 15 potential hours of networking, it is an event not to miss. Brand exposure, the ability to develop long-standing and trusted business relationships, and getting your firm noticed are among the many reasons to exhibit at or, at the very least, attend the 2019 edition of the FIATA World Congress.

Should you attend?

Yes, if you want to rub shoulders with key players, stakeholders, and influencers in the freight and forwarding industry. It is an event for all stakeholders in the industries of customs and excise, logistics and distribution, and freight and forwarding. If you fall in one of the categories listed below, it is an event you simply must attend and that should be high on your priority list:

  • Director, general manager, or president of the company.
  • Chief executive officer.
  • Buying officer.
  • Sector director.
  • Manager in the supply chain, fleet operation, finance, or business-development domain.
  • Logistics-planning consultant.
  • Customs and excise officer.
  • Industry supplier.
  • Freight forwarder.
  • Student a relevant to logistics or freight forwarding qualification.
  • Import & export officer.

The FIATA World Congress is relevant to businesses and stakeholders in the following sectors:

  • Cargo handling.
  • Health and safety.
  • Customs and clearance.
  • Border management.
  • Government departments.
  • Logistics, distribution, and warehousing.
  • Port management.
  • Insurance.
  • Cargo-tracking systems.
  • Port and terminal security.
  • Marine.
  • Supply-chain management.
  • Payment management.
  • Information and communications technology.
  • Financial services.
  • Transportation.

Freight forwarding plays an integral role in successful international trade. Sponsoring, attending, or exhibiting at the FIATA World Congress thus hold several benefits for your company, including, but not limited to:

  • Participation in international discussions on topics surrounding freight and forwarding.
  • Networking with thousands of visitors and a plethora of exhibitors.
  • Getting brand exposure.
  • Developing long-standing business relationships.
  • Creating valuable sales leads.

The jam-packed programme includes various social events and activities for accompanying people, such as wine and Bo-Kaap tours. It also includes discussion forums, top speakers addressing highly relevant issues in the industry, and group discussions, in addition to exciting exhibitions.

Do not miss out on the opportunity to be part of the exhibitors, participants, or sponsors of this event because it provides a powerful platform for discussion, growth, and networking in the industry. Register to exhibit at the event and get in touch with our team to help you make the best possible impression with a superb exhibition stand at the 2019 FIATA World Congress.

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