Propak East Africa aligns itself with the most important industry bodies and associations within the industry that it serves. This helps us connect further within the industry and ensures that we focus in on the most pertinent topics and stay abreast of any developments. We are in constant communication with these associations to ensure that all the industry is aware of what we can offer and the exhibition provides associations with a platform for discussions.

Below is a list with some information on the associations that we are either members of or who support the exhibition. If you are an association and would like to discuss mutually beneficial opportunities, then please contact [email protected]


KAM is the representative organisation for manufacturing value-add industries in Kenya. KAM provides an essential link for co-operation, dialogue and understanding with the Government by representing the views and concerns of its members to the relevant authorities.

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The Institute of Packaging Proffessionals Kenya was registered under The Societies Act Rules Laws of the Republic of Kenya at Nairobi on 7th January 2011 Certificate of registration No.33497.We provide packaging training skills to ensure manufactured products meet the globally set standards.

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Invest Africa

Invest Africa is a leading pan-African business platform that promotes trade and investment in Africa.

Invest Africa has a global footprint of more than 400 member companies, comprising multinationals, private equity firms, institutional investors, development finance institutions, professional service organisations, government bodies and entrepreneurs.

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Women in Business Kenya

A Community of women from diverse background with a local connection and common purpose of gaining career development in pursuance of business opportunities.  

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Our objective is to encourage investment into Kenya by both local and foreign-owned companies.

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British Chamber of Commerce Kenya

The Chamber gives members privileged access to a high-profile business network.  BCCK has a growing list of over 320 active members ranging from FTSE 100 companies to individual British consultants working in Kenya. 

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Association of Exhibition Organisers

Association of Event Organisers Ltd (AEO) is the trade body representing companies which conceive, create, develop or manage trade and consumer events. It is run by its members for the benefit of its members through an elected council of representatives, specialist working groups and a fulltime secretariat.

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UFI is the leading global association of the world’s tradeshow organisers and exhibition centre operators, as well as the major national and international exhibition associations, and selected partners of the exhibition industry.

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Association of African Exhibition Organisers

AAXO was formed as a collective platform to represent the organiser industry at large by promoting growth and development while addressing the industry’s challenges. Its efforts are directed towards its mission of being the respected authority and representative of the exhibition organising industry responsible for governance, skills development and research while upholding world-class industry standards. This, in turn, is designed to be the engine that drives the African exhibition and organiser growth.

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Ministry of Industrialzation, Trade and Enterprise Development

Globally competitive and sustainable industrial, enterprise and cooperative sector

To create an enabling environment for a globally competitive, sustainable Industrial, enterprise and Co-operative sector through appropriate policy, legal and regulatory framework.
In order to reactivate the rapid and sustainable growth of the industrial and enterprise sector in Kenya, the following guiding principles adapted from the National Industrialization Policy (NIP) will be embraced

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Convertors & Printers Association of Kenya

CPAK mission is to galvanize our industry once again and make it the force that it deserves to be.

The primary objectives of the Association are:

Improve communication between convertors and printers; Business networking; Provide information about the industry and represent the industry on legislative issues with/through KAM and the Government; Assist in conducting Technical Training/Seminars; Assist in market expansion in the region; Attend/organize exhibitions; Sharing information on debtors/credit checks; Create sector standards and help in benchmarking

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Ethiopian Bottled Water, Soft drink, Fruits and Vegetable Manufacturing Industries Association (EBSFMIA was legally established on April 03, 2018 with 33 founding members from the sector.

EBSFMIA has got its license from FDRE Ministry of Trade & Industry as per Proclamation 341/2003 part 5(23) that allow the foundation of Sectorial Associations. Currently the Association members are increased to 65.


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Water Bottlers Association of Kenya is an industry specific association bringing together over 250 small, medium and large water bottling | Refillers and Water Vending companies spread across the country.

WBAK was formed in 2018 to  enhance consultations and collaborations with all stakeholders in the bottled water industry.The stakeholders  include consumers, investors, suppliers, Government and Government agencies.

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African Packaging Organisation was created, following an approval from the World Packaging Organisation (WPO).

The aim of this body is to improve the standard of packaging across Africa by employing various strategies, such as supporting its member organisations, improving packaging capability in Africa and striving to increase trade throughout Africa.

APO has under its umbrella Institute of Packaging Professionals (Kenya), Packaging Council of South Africa, Tanzanian Institute of Packaging and Institutes of Packaging in Ghana, Nigeria, Tunisia and South Africa (IPSA).

In addition, all WPO members have also been included.


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