Government Launches Malawi Exporters Awards 2023 (MEA)

The Malawi government through the ministry of Trade and Industry, in conjunction with the Malawi Investment and Trade Centre has launched the Malawi Exporters Awards, where its aiming at sensitizing the importance of increasing exports of Malawian made products, encouraging a culture of creating exports, as well as awarding best exports in the country. The winner’s selection process will comprise of a detailed, well-planned criteria and the awards will include Best Non-traditional Exporter award, Best Female Exporter Award, Best Youth Exporter Award, Best Services Exporter Award as well as Best Financial Institution Award.

The 2023 Malawi Exporters Awards (MEA) was launched by the Minister of Trade and Industry Hon Mark Katsonga Phiri on 12th January 2023 during a press briefing facilitated by Malawi Investment and Trade Centre (MITC).

The Malawi Exporters Awards 2023, has been scheduled to take place from 29th to 30th March 2023, at the Bingu International Convention Centre in Lilongwe. The event will comprise of export awareness exhibitions which will provide a platform for B2B meetings and one on one B2G (with Trade Support Institutions) and Gala Dinner which will culminate to Exporter Awards Ceremony on the closing day.

The Minister of Trade and Industry Hon. Mark Katsonga Phiri described the event as a great platform for Malawian exporters as well as producers to pull up their socks by producing and exporting more, hence this will contribute to the development of this country in terms of job creation as well as forex generation. The minister also indicated that the awards will be sponsored by both government as well as the private sector.

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